Category Archives: World Half Marathon

Video interviews: Wilson Kipsang and Edna Kiplagat: Live Race Streaming

Two of the world’s leading road runners will compete in Saturday’s Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon in the Czech Republik: Kenyans Wilson Kipsang and Edna Kiplagat. Kipsang is the marathon world record holder while Kiplagat took the marathon gold medal in the World Championships for a second time in a row. Both have won the prestigious … Continue reading Video interviews: Wilson Kipsang and Edna Kiplagat: Live Race Streaming

Joyce Chepkirui to attack Prague Half Marathon course record

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 … Continue reading Joyce Chepkirui to attack Prague Half Marathon course record

Kenyans target Vienna City Marathon course record again

It was a year ago when the Vienna City Marathon was simply “Su gut!”. Henry Sugut clocked an Austrian allcomers record of 2:06:58 to win the race. The race starts at 9 am on Sunday (local time) and will be shown live streaming on the internet at www.vienna-marathon.com Asked if the marathon had been a success the answer … Continue reading Kenyans target Vienna City Marathon course record again

Zersenay Tadese, a man for all surfaces

He once dreamt of riding the Tour de France but ended up a road running tour de force. Zersenay Tadese succeeded today where the great Haile Gebrselassie failed and where that other legendary Ethiopian, Kenenisa Bekele, has yet to tread. Tadese’s victory in the IAAF/EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships completed a marvellous year for … Continue reading Zersenay Tadese, a man for all surfaces

Frustration turns to delight for Mary Keitany – World Half Marathon

Mary Keitany, the 2007 silver medallist, moved up to the top rung of the podium this year with a dominant run that took the gold at today’s IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham, leading home a Kenyan team triumph in race run in light drizzle and a temperature of 11C. Keitany, … Continue reading Frustration turns to delight for Mary Keitany – World Half Marathon