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The Olympic champion against the World champion, that’s the scenario for a big showdown at the 76th ISTAF meeting on August 27. The Olympic champion Thomas Röhler and the World champion Johannes Vetter will strive for javelin supremacy at this IAAF World Challenge Meeting.

STAMFORD, Conn. – August 17, 2017 – NBC Sports Group continues coverage of the IAAF Diamond League this Sunday, August 20, from Birmingham, England, live at 10 a.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. NBCSN will present encore coverage of the event Sunday at 9 p.m. ET.

RunBlogRun Coverage:
10 Days of London Previews

2017 IAAF World Outdoor Championships
London
Day 8 Preview

QUOTE OF THE DAY "I found Viking helmet in the crowd and it just felt right. I thought it was suitable for the occasion. It is cold and wet like Norway so I guess it suited me,"
Karsten Warholm.

 RunBlogRun Coverage:
10 Days of London Previews

2017 IAAF World Outdoor Championships
London
Day 6 Preview

Jones, Khannouchi, Ndereba and Radcliffe all set world records on the iconic Chicago Marathon course. Kastor, a multi-time American record-holder and an Olympic bronze medalist, is the last American woman to have captured the Chicago crown - CHICAGO – The Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced today that running legends and past champions Steve Jones (1984, 1985), Khalid Khannouchi (1997, 1999, 2000, 2002), Catherine Ndereba (2000, 2001), Paula Radcliffe (2002) and Deena Kastor (2005) will return as race ambassadors to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8.

Justin Carrancho, 22, of Watsonville and Eva Perry, 23, from Issaquah, Washington, took top honors at the 13.1-mile race held Saturday, August - The 8th annual Salinas Valley Half Marathon is in the record books, with an asterisk.  Last year’s race was cancelled due to poor air quality from the massive Soberanes fire raging in the mountains west of the valley, so it was actually only the 7th time the race was held.

World class running event will celebrate 40 years of running the weekend of Sept. 16 – 17; Registration, race weekend info available at RunRocknRoll.com/Philadelphia; New 10K distance will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16 - PHILADELPHIA – August 3, 2017 – Olympic bronze and silver medalist Galen Rupp is set to compete at the 2017 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon in partnership with Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson the weekend of September 16 – 17. Rupp will use the race as a training run for the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

15-year-old athlete Arneton, joins Under Armour as the brand rapidly expands in France - Paris, France (27th July 2017)– Today, a rising star in world athletics, Heather Arneton becomes the latest young, determined and fearless athlete to join Under Armour’s roster of dynamic, talented athletes.

LONDON NEWS - NAIROBI (KEN): David Rudisha is satisfied with his final preparations for the World Championships where he will defend his title, informs Citizen Digital. “The preparations have been going on well since we reported in camp. I’m happy with the training since this is a very crucial time for us as we make the final preparations. I have been working on endurance, speed and some good track sessions just to make sure that we have everything balanced. The preparations have been good and we’re all up for this,” he said.

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