Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games

June 18, 2020

I Was Bored, So I Watched Craig Mottram Battle Augustine Choge In Melbourne at the 2006 Commonwealth Games

In honor of Craig Mottram's 40th birthday today, we revisit the race he called "the greatest race I have ever done in my life" -- his incredible duel with Kenya's Augustine Choge in the 2006 Commonwealth Games 5,000m final.
January 28, 2015

The Greatest Race You've Never Heard Of

Two separate falls. A massive comeback. A monumental upset. If you're Australian over the age of 45, you might remember the men's 5,000 final at the 1990 Commonwealth Games. But we'd wager there are a ton of LRC visitors who know nothing about Andrew Lloyd's dramatic victory over defending Olympic champ John Ngugi. Let us educate you.