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If her recent performances are any indication Eunice Chumba will be odds on favourite to challenge the Blom Bank Beirut Marathon event record when the IAAF Silver Label Road Race kicks off for the 15th year on Sunday 12 November.
Kori Carter stormed to the world 400m hurdles title from the outside lane in London. But the US hurdler’s journey and subsequent success in the British capital was far from straight forward.
The IAAF is seeking a Director of Platforms and Distribution.
Shura Kitata Tola of Ethiopia and Kenya’s Vivian Cheryuiot won the top prizes at the 36th edition of the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (29).
Battling strong winds, Kenyan Marius Kimutai and Shuko Genemo Wote of Ethiopia cruised to convincing victories at the 22nd Volkswagen Ljubljana Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (29).
Jemal Yimer and Edith Chelimo ran to convincing victories at the Marseille Cassis, the demanding IAAF Silver Label Road Race whose 39th edition took place on Sunday (29).
Kazakhstan’s 2012 Olympic gold medallist and 2010 world indoor champion Olga Rypakova talks about the challenge of taking up a new event.
Bahrain’s Aweke Ayalew and Ethiopia’s Senbere Teferi will defend their titles at the Cross de Atapuerca in Burgos on 12 November, the first of seven IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings for the 2017-2018 winter season.
When Vivian Cheruiyot stands on the start line for the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon on Sunday (29), she will become the first ever Olympic champion to contest the IAAF Gold Label road race.
Edith Chelimo, the seventh-fastest woman in history for the half marathon, will be the favourite at the 39th edition of the Marseille-Cassis 20km, an IAAF Silver Label road race which will take place on Sunday (29).
A race record assault is on tap at the 22nd Volkswagen Ljubljana Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, in the Slovenian capital on Sunday (29).
The Las Vegas Strip, at 6am on a Saturday morning, is not the kind of place you expect to find a world-class athlete.
It was while in school in Kenya that Violah Jepchumba realised she had a talent for running. She didn’t start training, however, until 2010 and it has only been in the past couple of years that the world has seen her potential.
The Trinidad Alfonso Foundation to become Title Partner of the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018
Trinidad Alfonso has become the Title Partner of the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018 which takes place on Saturday 24 March 2018, organisers announced today.
Securing the services of the defending champion is normally a sign that a race is in fine shape. So, it is, that Tigist Girma, winner of last year’s Blom Bank Beirut Marathon, will return to the Lebanese capital for this IAAF Silver Label Road Race on 12 November.
After enjoying considerable success as an age-group athlete, Kenya’s world and Olympic steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto struggled to maintain his focus at senior level.
Philemon Rono successfully defended his Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon title on Sunday (22) while giving organisers of this IAAF Gold Label road race something they had coveted for the past three years: a Canadian all-comers’ record.
Eyob Gebrehiwet improved his PB by three minutes to win the 32nd edition of the Huawei Venice Marathon in 2:12:16 on Sunday (22), becoming the first Italian man since 1995 to win the IAAF Bronze Label road race.
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).
Australian discus thrower Dani Stevens boasts a long and successful career in the sport. The world silver medallist says that earning bronze at the 2006 Commonwealth Games was a key breakthrough moment in her career.