Lisbon, Portugal – Defending champion Silas Sang and Olympic silver medallist Priscah Jeptoo will lead the fields at Sunday’s Rock n Roll Portugal Half Marathon in Lisbon.
Berlin, Germany - When Aberu Kebede woke up this morning, and saw the rain sheeting down on a sombre Berlin, she must have though that she was in for a re-run of the Marathon two years ago, remembered locally as 'the rainy race’. But since she won that one by over a minute, in 2:23:58, a shower or two for Sunday morning’s 39th BMW Berlin Marathon might have seemed like a good idea.
Toronto, Canada - When Gilbert Yegon made his Marathon debut in Amsterdam three years ago he instantly attracted attention as his time of 2:06:18 knocked two seconds off the course record held by the legendary Haile Gebrselassie.
MONTREAL – The 22nd edition of the Marathon Oasis & 1/2 Marathon de Montréal featured a musical twist. The sold-out event, which is now part of the Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon Series, welcomed more than 27,000 professional and amateur runners from 40 countries for the marathon, half-marathon, 10K and Sports-Experts 5K on Sunday.
Toronto, Canada - The great rivalry between East African neighbours Kenya and Ethiopia continues on the Toronto roads 14 October with a world class field intent on chasing the women’s course record of 2:22:43.