LONDON — Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele confirmed he will join Mo Farah and Eliud Kipchoge on the start line on 22 April for the Virgin Money London Marathon.
Jemima Sumgong will defend her London Marathon title in April and she will lineup against a very strong field. Here is the women’s Elite Field this year.
All the latest stories, photos, audio interviews and videos can be found on the Latest Race News section of the London Marathon website. Race day coverage will include race reports from the men’s, women’s and wheelchair races, plus interviews and other news. http://lrn.london-marathon.com/ Rolling news There will be live up-to-the minute rolling news of the […]
Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia won the London Marathon for the first time to end Kenya’s six-year winning streak Sunday, while Liliya Shobukhova led a 1-2 Russian finish in the women’s race. Kebede improved on last year’s second-place finish, completing the 26.2-mile race in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 19 seconds despite being bothered by the wet […]
PRESS RELEASE – VIENNA CITY MARATHON ON SUNDAY A year ago organisiers of the Vienna City Marathon made headlines by staging a unique debutants’ only elite race. While the experiment worked well there had never been a doubt that Vienna would return to common procedures in 2010. Sunday’s 27th edition of Austria’s biggest athletics event […]
American Deena Kastor will headline the field for the first spring running of the NYC Half-Marathon. The New York Road Runners announced Wednesday that Kastor will be joined by Mara Yamauchi, Kiyoko Shimahara and Madai Perez for the fifth annual race on March 21. Kastor and Yamauchi will be using the 13.1-mile race as a […]