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London Marathon Live Coverage Information

All the latest stories, photos, interviews and video can be found on the Latest Race News section of the London Marathon website (www.virginmoneylondonmarathon.com). Race Day coverage will include race reports from the elite men’s and women’s races, as well as the elite wheelchair and IPC Athletics Marathon World Cup races. You can also find interviews, press releases and other news here: http://lrn.london-marathon.com/ | Live... 

Caroline Chepkwony chases PR in Vienna; Mai Ito wants the win

Anna Hahner, Caroline Chepkwony and Mai Ito in Vienna, PHOTO: photorun.net In times where runners from Kenya and Ethiopia tend to dominate the major marathons it rarely happens that the podium of these races features athletes from three different continents. The women’s race of the Vienna City Marathon could produce such a result on Sunday. While Kenya’s Caroline Chepkwony and Japan’s Mai Ito... 

Henry Sugut and Getu Feleke lead Vienna City Marathon field

Henry Sugut (right) and Getu Feleke. PHOYO: photorun.net With 13 men featuring personal bests of sub 2:10 the 31st Vienna City Marathon will see its best elite field in the history of the race. Regarding this mark the only spring marathon that surpasses Vienna will be the Boston Marathon on 21st April. Among those athletes there will be the defending champion and three time winner Henry Sugut of Kenya... 

Joyce Chepkirui to attack Prague Half Marathon course record

Joyce Chepkirui after the press conference. PHOTO: Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon Joyce Chepkirui says she’s in the kind of form to run the best race of her career at Saturday’s Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon. The Kenyan, who is a training partner of world half marathon record holder Florence Kiplagat, targets a time well under the course record of 66:48, set by the World 10,000 m silver medallist... 

Ethiopia’s Getu Feleke to challenge Henry Sugut at Vienna City Marathon

Course record holder Henry Sugut will face an even tougher task when he will try to win the Vienna City Marathon for an unprecedented fourth time on 13th April. The Kenyan will face a runner from Ethiopia who has been more than two minutes faster than Sugut’s PB of 2:06:58, which is also the course record. Organisers confirmed today that Getu Feleke was added to the start list. With a personal best... 

Deena Kastor to race in More Magazine/Fitness Magazine Half- Marathon

New York — Olympic medalist and American record-holder Deena Kastor, will compete in the 11th Annual More Magazine/Fitness Magazine Women’s Half Marathon on Sunday, April 13, it was announced today by New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg. “Deena is such an inspiring role model for the empowerment that women are able to demonstrate through running,” said Wittenberg. “The... 

SportsMax Streaming Jamaica High School Champs Online

Track and field fans from anywhere outside of Jamaica will once again have the chance to watch the ISSA/Grace Kennedy Boys’ and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) as International Media Content Ltd. (“IMC”), parent company of cable sports giant SportsMax, has for the third time secured international television and internet broadcast rights (excluding Jamaica) for the March 26-29 event. http://www.Facebook.com/SportsMax http://www.facebook.com/CEENTV http://www.sportsmax.tv http://twitter.com/sportsmax_carib http://www.ceen.tv SportsMax,... 

Warren Weir to race over 200m at Doha Diamond League

DOHA — Jamaican Warren Weir, winner of the 2013 Diamond League 200m, open his 2014 IAAF Diamond League campaign in Doha on 9 May, organisers announced on Sunday (16). The men’s 200m field look set to boast the reigning silver and bronze medallists from the World Championships. Weir, who followed up his bronze medal performance at the London 2012 Olympic Games with a runner-up finish behind... 

Sally Kipyego wins NYC Half on debut

New York – In the 2014 NYC Half, Sally Kipyego of Kenya set an event record of 1 hour, 08:31 seconds in her debut at the distance on Sunday. Fellow Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai took advantage of a fall during the race and easily won the men’s title. Mutai clocked 1:00:50 for the title after Great Britain track star and double Olympic champion Mo Farah tripped between the fifth and sixth mile;... 

NYC Half to Be Televised Internationally for First Time

New York, March 13, 2014—This year, for the first time ever, the NYC Half will be televised globally. The race, which will take place on Sunday, March 16, features several enhancements this year, including a new course configuration that will accommodate an increase in the field size—up to 20,000 finishers—and an inaugural professional wheelchair race. The event will showcase talented American... 
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