Strides: 15 August

stridesWe regularly share news from the marathon world on the Marathon Intervals twitter stream; Strides is our weekly summary of those shares:

  • Running Times say that Moscow is magic and becoming memorable ow.ly/nRVnP
  • Australia’s Jess Trengove now eying Glasgow Commonwealth Games after 11th place at World Championshipsow.ly/nRVdN
  • South Africa’s Lusapho April pulls out of Men’s World Championship marathonow.ly/nLvg8
  • Japanese women had varied expectations ahead of Women’s Championship Marathonow.ly/nLvBh
  • US veteran Kastor hoped to crack top 5 at World Championships  ow.ly/nJDXJ
  • AFP profiled Japanese folk hero Yuki Kawauchi: Japan’s unsponsored marathon man eyes World title ow.ly/nJDLA
  • The NYRR VP Peter Ciaccia says that 2013 ING NYC Marathon will have tighter security, 49,000 entrants, backup plan ow.ly/nFb3r
  • And, for good measure, although we don’t usually enjoy ‘marathon’ being used for races less than 26.2 miles – but the nappy marathon is very amusing! ow.ly/nFbmH
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