Cracking the sub two-hour marathon

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Some say it will never happen, but at SPIKES we like to think that a sub two-hour marathon is merely a matter of time. And with that, here are 13 reasons why @Statman_Jon reckons it might, just might, happen sooner than you think.

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Ten reasons why we love the Euro Cross

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The European Cross Country Championships is celebrating its 20th anniversary in the Serbian capital of Belgrade this weekend. So to toast the annual mud-fest, we present you ten reasons why the Euro Cross rules.

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Hugh Brasher: running the London Marathon

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Hugh Brasher is in his first year of sole responsibility as race director of the Virgin London Marathon. We chat to Hugh, whose father Chris was a co-founder of the race, about his expectations for this Sunday’s mammoth event. 

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Preview: the 2013 London Marathon

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Just one week after tragedy in Boston, millions around the world are expected to tune in to see a truly great festival of human endeavour. SPIKES previews the most incredible elite field ever.

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Queen of the country eyes up track success

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Cross-country ace Fionnuala Britton talks exclusively to SPIKES about being in the form of her life, marathons and her plans for taking her success on the snow to the track…

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Where the streets have a name

The city councillors of La Pine, Oregon, on the west coat of USA, last week voted to rename their strip of US Highway 97 Ashton Eaton Boulevard.

But the Olympic decathlon champion, a native of La Pine who attended the University of Oregon, is not the first athlete to have a local road named after him.

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