The 24-year-old Kenyan, who clocked three of the seven fastest marathon times in history, and his coach have been killed in a car accident.
Uncle Chen, nicknamed the 'Smoking Brother', managed to complete the Xiamen Marathon in three hours and 33 minutes.
42.195km is a long way, especially after four hip replacements.
More than 14,000 people will run through the streets of Auckland this morning.
Sam Harvey has been running for almost four days at Big Dog’s Backyard Ultra in Tennessee.
"We'll have the storm, but I'll just be running."
Kevin Sinfield completed the event with stricken friend Rob Burrow in his arms.
Sifan Hassan had to stop more than once, but came home in a miracle result.
Suspicions were raised after Joasia Zakrzewski travelled 1.6km in just 1m 40s.
GPS trackers have revealed Joasia Zakrzewski travelled a portion of an 80km race by car.
Her goal is to run 153 marathons consecutive to break a world record.
A South Island ultra-marathon race sparked outrage when they offered a $10,000 prize for the first person to complete the event in under 8 hours.
The 50-year-old has gone viral after smoking his way through another race.
The Olympic champion took half a minute off his best time over the flat Berlin course.
The University of Canterbury student ran an ultra-marathon around Hagley Park to help raise funds for Chase's life-saving heart transplant.
The runner is raising awareness for pulmonary fibrosis, after his mother died from the disease in 2015.
Their son was "struggling" but they promised him Pringles if he continued.
Originally scheduled for October 2021, Sunday saw the special race finally run.
The 72-year-old makes trail marks in the shapes of a Kiwi, the Australian map, Godzilla and others.
Morhad Amdouni knocked over an entire row of water bottles at a rehydration station - meaning other athletes couldn't get a drink.