Results tagged “running”
Tower Hamlets athlete Perri Shakes Drayton missed qualification for the 400m hurdles final by just one hundredth of a second at the World Athletics Championships.
Shakes Drayton clocked 55.07 seconds in finishing third in her semi-final this morning, only to be pipped as a fastest loser by Ukrainian Anastasya Rabchenyuk, who ran 55.06 secs.
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The new mum-of-one and star of the latest Pirates Of The Caribbean movie stays in shape by dancing and eating the Mediterranean way.
The Virgin London Marathon takes place on Sunday and it's unlikely the race winner will be competing for just the second time at the distance.
But that was exactly the case for Charlie Spedding when he won in 1984. The former track runner had already won his first attempt at the distance, in Houston.
David Bedford has resigned as director of the London Olympic marathon.
Bedford, who is also race director of the London Marathon, has revealed he is stepping down from his 2012 role because the Games' organising committee refused to listen to his advice, particularly in relation to next month's test event.
I've been put through my paces by personal trainer Karen Duffield at a stamina building training session.
She told me that, as well as putting in the miles, my training programme should include muscle building exercises and interval training such as sprinting to improve fitness.