Asian engagement in mass participation running has increased by 169 per cent in the last five years. Kelvin Tan looks at how some of these events are now seeking differentiation through technology-led innovations, such as virtual and augmented-reality urban runs.
Move is latest in string of cancellations within the sport
The organisers of the Berlin Marathon have announced that this year’s race will not go ahead as scheduled after the German government extended its ban on large-scale gatherings until October 24.
The London and Boston marathons have become the latest major sporting events to be postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak
The Boston Athletic Association has signed Chinese smartphone brand Oppo as the latest sponsor of the Boston Marathon