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Jepkosgei world half marathon record in Valencia

Joyciline Jepkosgei

Spain – Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei kept her stellar 2017 momentum alive at the Valencia Trinidad Alfonso Half Marathon, taking one second off her own world record* to win the IAAF Gold Label road race in 1:04:51 on Sunday (22). [Read more…]

Mwangangi, Masai win 30th Dam tot Damloop

John Mwangangi - Dam tot Dam

Today, during a thrilling final, John Mwangangi won the Dam tot Damloop for the second time. In an epic duel, the 23-year old Kenyan knocked out his rival Nguse Amlosom, who won the event last year. At the finish on the Peperstraat people were showered with confetti after 45.45 minutes. [Read more…]

Oyugi, Thomas Win AFC Half

America’s Finest City Half

SAN DIEGO – August 18, 2013 – A sold-out field of more than 8,000 elite and recreational runners from 46 states and 14 countries participated in the 36th edition of the America’s Finest City Half Marathon and AFC 5K held Sunday under cloudy skies and temperatures in the mid-60s. [Read more…]

Cold wins for Tadese and Cherono

Gladys Cherono

Gladys Cherono

Despite temperatures that felt as if the Czech capital was enclosed in a refrigerator, the Hervis Prague Half Marathon produced a thrilling men’s race and a course record in the women’s competition. Eritrea’s world record holder Zersenay Tadese did not set any best times, but he won with a time of 60:10. [Read more…]

Greatest Depth of Results at RAK

Geoffrey Kipsang

Geoffrey Kipsang

As the 7am starting horn sounded on this pleasantly cool (13C) Friday morning in the UAE’s northern-most emirate of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), the sense of anticipation was almost tangible with world class elite fields gathered of unprecedented depth. At Thursday’s pre-race press conference, the big names were very reluctant to give anything away, illnesses and injuries mentioned by several, and one got the clear impression that cards were being kept well up the sleeves of various tracksuit tops. [Read more…]

Komon takes third Berlin 10k

Leonard Komon - Berlin 10k 2012

Leonard Komon – Berlin 10k 2012

Leonard Komon and Anna Hahner took the ASICS Grand 10 in Berlin on Sunday. For the Kenyan it was the third win in a row at this race and once again he achieved a world-class time. The 24 year-old clocked 27:46 minutes while Germany’s new distance running hope Anna Hahner ran 33:50. [Read more…]

Mwei, Mudy Win Atlanta Half

Reuben Mwei (right)

Reuben Mwei (right)

ATLANTA – (October 7, 2012) – A record field of 4,500 registered participants hit the streets of Atlanta’s Town Brookhaven community for the fourth Allstate Life Insurance Atlanta 13.1 Marathon® and Karhu 5K events on Sunday morning. The 13.1-mile half marathon and 5K started and finished in Town Green, adjacent to the hybrid Publix and took runners through Brookhaven and Chamblee. [Read more…]

Mutai, Smith win BAA 10km 2012

Geoffrey Mutai and Kim Smith BAA 10km 2012

Geoffrey Mutai and Kim Smith BAA 10km 2012

BOSTON  – June 24, 2012 – At the second B.A.A. 10K on Sunday morning, Geoffrey Mutai successfully defended his crown in 27 minutes, 29 seconds, running away from a stellar field here on the streets of Boston, while New Zealand Olympian Kim Smith shattered the course record with her 31:36. A beautiful summer morning greeted more than 4,500 runners on Boston Common as the runners toed the line at 8:00am under bright and sunny skies, the conditions were set for fast running, with a temperature of 74F degrees, 42% humidity and very low winds. [Read more…]

Kimetto sets World Record

Dennis Kimetto World Record Berlin 25k

Dennis Kimetto World Record Berlin 25k

Dennis Kimetto stormed to a world record at the BIG 25 Berlin: Kenya’s 28 year-old newcomer crossed the finish line of the traditional 25 k race in 1:11:18. Caroline Chepkwony (Kenya) was the women’s winner, clocking a world-class time as well with 1:22:56. Adding all running events of the day there were a total of 10,478 athletes competing in Germany’s oldest city road race. In the history of the event, which started back in 1981 and always had the finish inside the Berlin Olympic Stadium, this was already the seventh world record. [Read more…]

Kirui, Dado take NYC Half 2012

Peter Kirui - NYC Half 2012

Peter Kirui - NYC Half 2012

NEW YORK – (March 18, 2012) – For the seventh running of the NYC Half, the New York Road Runners brought in almost 90 professional athletes, ranking it as the most competitive half-marathon of the season. In the end, they could have cut that number down to four, as the event turned into a two-man and two-woman race right from the gun. [Read more…]