Great North Run Olympic champion Mo Farah added to his 2014 and 2015 victories, easing home to a comfortable third win in the world-famous half marathon between Newcastle and South Shields. His time; 60:04.
Edmonton Marathon Distance running is thirsty work – especially on a hot August morning. Temperatures may have added a little to finish times but not to the enjoyment of this popular event.
Ironman Copenhagen “Congratulations. You are an Ironman.” The best words in the world when you’ve just completed a gruelling event and your friends are at the finish to welcome you home.
City2Surf Go Pokemon! Go Superman! Dressing up is a part of the fun in this super-mass-participation event in Sydney. Almost 68,000 made their way from the city to Bondi Beach, with Heartbreak Hill the biggest challenge on the way.
Tour o the Borders A cracking ride on closed roads in the Scottish Borders. This sportive covers some of the region’s most scenic and challenging roads, includes four good climbs and is considered a masterpiece of route planning.
Ostseeman Glücksburg Swimming in the open sea is unique for a German triathlon. That’s just the start of this beautiful event that includes coastal and hill cycling and running in the old town past Glücksburg Castle and rosarium.
Brisbane Marathon Festival It has been labelled the city of bridges in a course that offers spectacular riverside scenery and all Brisbane’s CBD bridges. You also run through the main shopping streets, traffic-free for the event.
Standard Chartered KL Marathon It’s an early start to beat the heat but you get to enjoy some wonderful landmarks in Kuala Lumpur as you run - including include the National Mosque, National Museum, Thean Hou Temple and Stadium Negara.
Prudential RideLondon It’s only 3 years old but already this festival of cycling is one of the world’s leading cycle events and a lasting legacy of the 2012 London Olympics. Now it has also been awarded UCI WorldTour status for 2017-19.
Gold Coast Airport Marathon Two days. 26,473 participants. 4 race records. 1,200+ volunteers. Countless good times. Runners head towards Surfers Paradise in the early morning light at the start of their glorious mid-winter Gold Coast marathon.
- Great North Run
- Edmonton Marathon
- Ironman Copenhagen
- Tour o the Borders
- Ostseeman Glücksburg
- Brisbane Marathon Festival
- Standard Chartered KL Marathon
- Prudential RideLondon
- Gold Coast Airport Marathon