Japanese sportswear company Asics has launched a virtual marathon that will let teams of up to six runners participate from anywhere in the world

Online global fitness platform Zwift has raised $450m (£350m/€380m) of fresh investment in a series C fundraising round led by American global investment firm KKR.

Mass participation-focused sports marketing group LimeLight Sports has announced the acquisition of Virgin Sport

The 2020 EDP Rock n’ Roll Marathon and Half Marathon in Madrid have become the latest events to be cancelled in the Spanish capital as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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

Famed US road running event slated to proceed as scheduled in April

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.

This year's Tokyo marathon is being confined to 200 elite runners due to the coronavirus outbreak, wiping out the mass participation element that would have involved 38,000 amateur runners

Following the decision to relocate the marathon and race walk events of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games from Tokyo to Sapporo, the Games organising committee is now considering a running course that loops…

The International Olympic Committee has said that its decision to move the marathon and race walking events at next year’s Olympic Games to the northern Japanese city of Sapporo is final, as it looks t…

The London Marathon will begin searching for a new title sponsor after financial services brand Virgin Money decided not to renew its contract with the event