Gebrselassie beats Radcliffe in the Vienna City Marathon challenge

Henry Sugut won the 29th edition of the Vienna City Marathon, clocking an Austrian allcomer record of 2:06:58. The 26 year-old Kenyan produced the best result of the day. In the women’s race Fate Tola (Ethiopia) defended her title in a time of 2:26:39. In the much anticipated OMV Champions Race Haile Gebrselassie clearly beat […]

American Deena Kastor to run NYC Half-Marathon

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 […]

Radcliffe to use NYC Half-Marathon as Worlds test

By Glen Andrews, World-Track NEW YORK — Great Britain’s marathon world-record holder Paula Radcliffe will race in the NYC Half-Marathon on Sunday to test her fitness level before making a decision on whether she is ready to compete at the world championships later this month. "Recently, my training has started to go very well," Radcliffe […]

Defar clocks 29:59.20 in Birmingham to secure Berlin ticket

Birmingham, UK – It may have been Britain’s national championships but the performance of the day at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium yesterday came from an extraordinary Ethiopian. Meseret Defar defied the pouring rain to clock 29:59.20 for 10,000m, becoming only the fifth woman to break 30 minutes as she smashed Paula Radcliffe’s UK all-comers’ record by […]