Not long after we’d written about 21-year-old Degitu Azimeraw in our Day 2 Elite Preview earlier this afternoon London Marathon race director Hugh Brasher announced that the young Ethiopian runner had been ruled out of the race after testing positive for Covid-19.
2021 will mark the City of Gothenburg turning 400. The Göteborg Athletic Association is celebrating by launching a brand new, totally one-off marathon. Welcome to the Göteborgsvarvet Marathon, a once-in-a-lifetime event.
This time next week Mo Farah will be stepping out on the track in a “competitive” capacity once more. Not since he won the 5,000 meters at the 2017 Diamond League event in Zurich has the 10-time gold medallist raced on a track at a professional event.