USA – 6th November 2016 – Sunday’s New York City Marathon had Mary Keitany displaying her finese in winning the 2016 title, for a hat-trick of wins. In the Men’s race the young Eritrean, Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, displayed his supremacy in galloping to a claer victory over his rivals. Ghirmay Ghebreslassie and Mary Keitany New York […]
Frankfurt Marathon 2016 – Mark Korir wins three-way Kenyan contest, Mamitu Daska just holds off Fate Tola’s late surge Mark Korir and Mamitu Daska take Frankfurt Marathon 2016 titles Mark Korir won a three-way Kenyan contest and took the 35th edition of the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon with a time of 2:06:48. The 28 year-old beat […]
CHICAGO – October, 2106 – Abbott World Marathon Majors named Kenya’s Edna Kiplagat as the winner of the Abbott World Marathon Majors Series 2013-2014 (Series VIII). [Read more…]
26th October 2016 – Rita Jeptoo of Kenya, has doping ban increased to four years and has been disqualified from the Boston marathon she won in 2014, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has stated. Rita Jeptoo – Doping Ban Extended Jeptoo became Kenya‘s first high-profile athlete to fail a test and was originally […]
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Cheered on by thousands of supporters, today Daniel Wanjiru won the 41st TCS Amsterdam Marathon in 2:05.21, setting a new course record. After joining the lead pack around the 34-kilometre mark, the Kenyan broke away in the Vondelpark and went on to cross the finish line in the Olympic Stadium, well ahead of his nearest […]
CHICAGO – In today’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, 40,400 runners crossed the finish line in Chicago’s “front yard,” Grant Park, as ideal weather conditions greeted them as well as thousands of volunteers and more than 1.7 million spectators. Abel Kirui and Florence Kiplagat Crowned Champions – 2016 Chicago Marathon For the second consecutive year, […]
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Joyce Chepkirui fulfilled the expectations and clocked a world-class time of 66:19 to win the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon on Saturday. Dominating the race from the start, she set a course record and also the fifth fastest time ever run on a record eligible course. Fellow-Kenyan Emily Chebet took second in 68:28 and Ethiopia’s Wude […]
Top finishers in the the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon early Sunday morning were unanimous in declaring the conditions the worst they had run in. But despite the monsoon rain, the men in particular put on a storming finale, which came down to a duel in the last two kilometres, with the lead changing up […]
Greece 2015 – Eliud Kipchoge and Mare Dibaba receive Marathon Runner of the Year awards in Athens Eliud Kipchoge and Mare Dibaba Marathon Runner of the Year 2015 It’s been a highly successful last 12 months or so for Eliud Kipchoge with victory in three marathon classics of Chicago, London and Berlin. And 2015 became […]
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Ethiopians Sisay Lemma and Gulume Tollesa celebrate double win in Frankfurt Marathon 2015. Whereas, Lemma, eased to victory in 2:06:26 to underline his favourite tag, all the tension and tight finishes, was on show when Tollesa edged out her compatriot, Dinknesh Mekash Tefera. Frankfurt Marathon welcomes new German record After 27 years of waiting, there’s […]