Picture-perfect conditions for 3,200 runners in Milwaukee - (Milwaukee) October 8, 2012 –Paul Zdroik, a 24-year old from Watertown, Wisc,. won the 2012 Lakefront Marathon in a time of two hours, 27 minutes and eight seconds. He outpaced Zachary Meineke of Wauwatosa by more than two minutes. Meineke finished with a time of 2:29:37, good for second overall, followed by Ryan Guilano of Schamburg, Illinois, who finished at 2:29:59.
Trafeh Catches Bawcom for $10,000 Equalizer Victory in Medtronic TC 10 Mile, October 7, 2012 - Kenya’s Christopher Kipyego and Portland, Oregon’s Jeannette Faber won Twin Cities Marathon titles on a chilly Minnesota morning that glowed with autumn color. Kipyego, the 2010 Grandmas’ Marathon champion, won the men’s title in 2:14:55; Faber clocked 2:32:38 for the women’s crown.
Chicago, USA - Tsegaye Kebede and Atsede Baysa swept the top spots for Ethiopia at the 35th edition of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday (7).
Chicago, USA – How is Liliya Shobukhova? And can she rebound from the 2012 Olympic Marathon to win her fourth consecutive Bank of America Chicago Marathon? The IAAF Gold Label Road Race, this year in its 35th edition, has been consumed with this question, and with a deep women’s field assembled for Sunday’s race, the answer is all but certain.
KEBEDE AND KIDANE AMONG TALENTED GROUP OF INTERNATIONAL ATHLETES SET TO COMPETE FOR 2012 BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON CROWNWritten by Super User
CHICAGO – The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today announced its full elite athlete field for the event’s 35 th running on October 7. Ethiopia’s Tsegaye Kebede tops a stacked roster of athletes hungry for a breakthrough performance on Chicago’s international stage, while the women’s field welcomes, among others, Werknesh Kidane of Ethiopia, coming off a fourth-place finish in the 10,000-meter race at the London Olympics. These athletes join previously announced 2012 Boston Marathon champion and Chicago runner-up Wesley Korir of Kenya, three-time U.S. Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein, and three-time defending champion Liliya Shobukhova of Russia.
"I would love to be the man who brings the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon title to Ethiopia," says Siraj Gena upon learning that no Ethiopian man has ever won this IAAF Silver Label race.