Frankfurt, Germany - As expected, Patrick Makau of Kenya won the 31st BMW Frankfurt Marathon on a cool bright morning in German’s financial centre. But the manner of his victory at this IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in 2:06:08, was far from expected.
The BMW Frankfurt Marathon can be watched worldwide on the internet. The race starts at 10 am (Central European time / be aware that clocks go back one hour in the night before the race!) and is broadcast live by the regional German TV station (Hessischer Rundfunk). You will find a link at: www.frankfurt-marathon.com
Frankfurt, Germany - Take one World record holder, disgruntled that he was not selected for the Olympic Games, and put him on a Marathon course where a colleague (who did go to the Games) clocked just four seconds slower than his World record last year. Then add the vital ingredients of favourable weather and equitable pace-making, and the likely outcome is another very fast time for Patrick Makau in Sunday’s BMW Frankfurt Marathon.
(Duluth, Minn.)Runners have just more than one week to take advantage of the lowest registration fee available for the 2013 Grandma’s Marathon. The entry fee for the event’s 37th running is $85 thru Oct. 31, after which it will increase to $90 until January 31. (Complete fee structure below).
Near perfect running conditions, 25 patient champions from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 100-plus bands and entertainment along the course and a first-ever trip through Ohio Stadium for marathoners highlighted the 33rd annual race today.
ST. LOUIS, MO, Oct. 21, 2012 – With ideal running weather setting the course for the day, participants of all levels rocked the streets of St. Louis at the 2nd annual TASK Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis Marathon & ½ Marathon presented by the Quinn Family Charitable Fund on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012.