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04/21/2017 - 10:48

vienna2.jpegDeribe Robi eyes 2:05 to 2:06 time in Vienna - Ten runners feature personal bests of sub 2:10 in what is likely the best ever men’s elite field in the history of the Vienna City Marathon. Depending on weather conditions organisers hope for a winning time of 2:06 or may be a bit faster with the current course record standing at 2:05:41.

Regional news
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04/20/2017 - 12:53

vienna.jpegA year after battling high winds during the Vienna City Marathon Shuko Genemo is back in the Austrian capital. Despite the severe conditions in 2016 the Ethiopian won the race with a personal best of 2:24:31. Now she hopes for better conditions this time to further improve her personal best. However a possible attack on the course record of 2:23:47 might again depend on the weather.

Regional news
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04/20/2017 - 12:52

kirui.jpeg" I need London" is what Abel Kirui told RunBlogRun writer Sabrina Yohannes. Remember that for Sunday, because Abel might not be on few journo's list, but Abel Kirui should be considered. Here's Sabrina's story on Abel Kirui.

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Course record could be mine, says Bekele

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04/20/2017 - 12:43
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04/20/2017 - 12:43

bekele.jpegMen’s favourite Kenenisa Bekele believes he is in shape to run one of the fastest marathons ever seen and break Eliud Kipchoge’s course record at the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon this Sunday.

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World record is on the cards, says Keitany

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04/19/2017 - 15:22
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04/19/2017 - 15:22

keitany.jpegA new marathon world record could be on the cards on Sunday when the best elite women’s field ever assembled go for victory on the streets of the British capital at the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon.

Regional news
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04/18/2017 - 18:19

murphy.jpegDES MOINES, Iowa– Grand Blue Mile race officials today announced the elite fields for the 2017 USA Men’s & Women’s 1 Mile Road Championships set for Tuesday, April 25, in Des Moines. A world-class group of elite runners will headline the event, along with more than 2,500 participants who will compete among the recreational and amateur competitive divisions.

Regional news
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04/17/2017 - 17:16

kirio_rupp.jpegWritten by Dave Hunter, RunBlogRun.com- The Boston marathon is a challenge enough with the course. The downhills lure you into running fast, and the hills can destroy you. However, if you run the course smart, you learn how to relax on the downhills and build on the uphills, so that your quadriceps are still working at 21 miles.

Regional news
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04/14/2017 - 12:03

bekele.jpegThe event’s elite race co-ordinator Dave Bedford has revealed that Eliud Kipchoge’s stunning winning time of 2:03:05 at last year’s race has convinced the world’s best marathon runners that London is a course where records can be broken.

Regional news
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04/14/2017 - 12:01

bm-17.jpegCelebrates 25th Anniversary of Program in which Athletes Discuss Kenyan Culture and Training with Elmwood Elementary Students - HOPKINTON, MA – April 13, 2017 – John Hancock brought 2012 men’s champion Wesley Korir, 2015 women’s champion Caroline Rotich, and several other elite Kenyan athletes to a pre-marathon rally with nearly 600 students from Hopkinton’s Elmwood Elementary

Regional news
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04/14/2017 - 11:56

relay17.jpegINDIANAPOLIS -- Twenty Olympians, including 11 medalists from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, will take to Thomas A. Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas for the 2017 IAAF World Relays, April 22-23.

Regional news
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04/13/2017 - 12:27

bm-17.jpegCoverage Available with New Direct-to-Consumer Offering, NBC Sports Gold’s “Track & Field Pass”. The NBC Sports app to Host Special “Finish-Line” Camera Feed. Content Presented As Part of Recently-Announced Olympic Channel Partnership among NBCUniversal, the IOC, and the USOC

Regional news
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04/13/2017 - 12:19

pitssburgh17.jpegP3R offers $132,000 overall prize purse plus $40,500 American Development Program money in the Steel City on Sunday, May 7 - PITTSBURGH, PA – Top American marathoners Nick Arciniaga, Ben Bruceand Craig Leonlead the U.S.

Regional news
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04/13/2017 - 12:03

purdue.jpegWith Rio ninth-placer Chris Hawkins already selected, the battle is on for Britain’s best marathon runners to fill the remaining places in the nation’s London 2017 World Championship team.

No fewer than 11 men and nine women will line up with the international elites on 23 April hoping to stake their claim for a place on the British Athletics team.

Regional news
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04/13/2017 - 11:34

vienna17.jpegBoth course records could be attacked at the Vienna City Marathon on 23rd April. With deeper elite fields than in recent editions organisers hope to see fast winning times. Current course records stand at 2:05:41 and 2:23:47. With personal bests of 2:05:21 and 2:23:26 Kenya’s Eliud Kiptanui and Meseret Mengistu of Ethiopia are the fastest athletes on the start list.

Regional news
Date: 
04/12/2017 - 13:50

nbc.jpegMultiple Marathons, the IAAF Diamond League Series, IAAF World Track & Field Championships and More Available Live and On-Demand with New “Track and Field Pass”

Content Presented As Part of Recently-Announced Olympic Channel Partnership among NBCUniversal, the IOC, and the USOC

NBC Sports Gold “Track and Field Pass” Available for $69.99

Regional news
Date: 
04/12/2017 - 13:14

cache_sb_l_fc61622a0a.jpegThe 2017 women’s field, topped by two-time London Marathon champion Mary Keitany, is one of the strongest ever assembled for a major city marathon.

Regional news
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04/12/2017 - 13:08

cache_sb_l_ecb9decd25.jpegEthiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele tops the list of world class contenders for the men’s elite race. Already a triple Olympic champion and double world record holder on the track, Bekele became the world’s second fastest marathon runner of all time when he won the 2016 Berlin Marathon last September.

Regional news
Date: 
04/12/2017 - 10:39

gel_true.jpegBOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced an elite field of world class competitors for the 2017 B.A.A. 5K and B.A.A.

Regional news
Date: 
04/12/2017 - 10:38

cache_sb_l_98e820e2b6.jpegSam Chelanga, in his UAE Healthy Kidney 10K debut, edged out second place finisher Thomas Longosiwa of Kenya by just 64 hundredths of a second to win the race - NEW YORK (April 9, 2017)—U.S. athlete, Sam Chelanga, won the 13th annual UAE Healthy Kidney 10K on Sunday, April 9, in Central Park in 28:21.

Regional news
Date: 
04/12/2017 - 10:38

cache_sb_l_05626740ed.jpegAllan Kiprono and Fate Tola are the winners of the HAJ Hannover Marathon. In what is his biggest career win the Kenyan clocked 2:09:52 in fine but relatively warm weather conditions. Fellow-Kenyan Philip Sanga snatched second place from Norway’s Sondre Moen in the final metres of the race. Both runners were timed with 2:10:07.

 

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