Christine Ohuruogu: From her lowest low to her highest high

10/01/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Throughout her illustrious career, Olympic and multiple world gold medallist Christine Ohuruogu had her fair share of triumphs and setbacks. However, in the space of just two years between 2006 to 2008, the British 400m legend went from her lowest point ever, to her highest height ever, as she clinc … Read more

When Sally Pearson came back from the abyss

03/01/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

First it was a “bone explosion”, then it was a torn hamstring, but in 2017, after two years of crushing injuries, Sally Pearson finally stood back on top of the world. Victory in the 100m hurdles final at the 2017 World Championships in London was one of, if not the biggest story of the whole compet … Read more

The marathon record that ages like red wine

20/12/2018 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Even now, as she reaches the age of 45, many still can’t comprehend the incredible marathon world record set by British running legend Paula Radcliffe. With over 15 years gone and counting, nobody has quite come close to troubling the 2:15.25 time set by Radcliffe at the London Marathon, with many q … Read more

Mo Farah preparing to run the London Marathon. Photo: PictureCapital via Flickr

The race that hurt Mo Farah & rekindled Hayley Yelling

13/12/2018 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Before the all the medals, the madness and the ‘mo-bots’, multiple Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah sometimes went through a learning curve in cross country terms. On this day nine years ago, when he crossed the line after a challenging European Cross Country Championships, there was no mo-Bot, winning … Read more