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 […]
On Sunday, 18th October 2015, Bernard “Junior” Kipyego defended his title and won the 40th TCS Amsterdam marathon in a time of 2.06.19. Bernard Kipyego defends Amsterdam Marathon title In a race characterized by cold and humid conditions, the pacers started out on course record speed, but the group of elite runners were soon trailing […]
Sunday 18th October 2015 – Bernard Kipyego won the TCS Amsterdam Marathon for the second year in a row, clocking a time of 2.06.19. Minutes later, elation was quickly followed by disappointment in the Olympic Stadium. Abdi Nageeye’s race over the classic distance of 42.195 km in 2.10.24 earned him a ticket to Rio de […]
CHICAGO MARATHON 2016 – Dickson Chumba and Florence Kiplagat Claim Victory in Chicago Marathon 2016. In today’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, more than 37,000 runners crossed the finish line in Grant Park on a sun kissed day with strong winds out of the southwest. For the first time in more than two decades, pacesetters […]
Berlin Marathon 2015 – Eliud Kipchoge runs world leading time of 2:04:00 while Gladys Cherono breaks the 2:20 barrier with 2:19:25 BMW BERLIN MARATHON A Kenyan double in a major marathon is hardly unusual but there was a majestic quality about the manner of victory for both Eliud Kipchoge and Gladys Cherono on the streets […]