DES MOINES, Iowa –The Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee announced the final four Rio Olympic Rematch events for next week’s 108th edition of the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee. Blake Boldon, the Franklin P.
London’s Olympic Marathon Champion Stephen Kiprotich is ready for a fast race at the Haspa Marathon Hamburg on Sunday. The 28 year-old from Uganda hopes for a 2:06 time in Germany’s biggest spring marathon. And he insists that his friend and training partner Eliud Kipchoge would be happy for him to break his course record.
Deribe 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.
A 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.
" 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.
Men’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.
A 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.
DES 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.
Written 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.
The 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.
John Hancock Brings Boston Marathon Champions and Other Elite Kenyan Runners to Hopkinton Marathon Rally
Celebrates 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 El
INDIANAPOLIS -- 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.
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P3R 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.
With 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.
Both 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.
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The 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.
Ethiopian 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.
American record holders Molly Huddle and Ben True seek B.A.A. 5K titles, while global medalist Dawit Seyaum leads B.A.A. Invitat
BOSTON – 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.
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