In a masterful display of strength and tactics, World Half Marathon Champion, Paul Tergat of Kenya became the first man ever to successfully defend his title... Read More
Tesfaye Jifar of Ethiopia broke the Ethiopian national marathon record in Amsterdam last year, two weeks after taking bronze at the world half-marathon championships, but illness kept him off the Sydney Olympic team. Jifar’s only major championship race this year will be the 2000 edition of the world half-marathon event in Veracruz tomorrow, but a delayed arrival after a grueling trip may affect his chances.... Read More
The rarefied atmosphere of the World Half Marathon Championships is generally vastly different from the mass participation that has become symbolic of the big city marathons. Here in Veracruz, the organisers of the 9th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships have been altering all that.
Speaking on the eve of the 9th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, Britain’s Paula Radcliffe says that her greatest adversary is likely to be the weather.
Athletes from forty five counties are arriving in this ancient city of the Americas to contest on Sunday the 9th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships. It was here, in what has since become the most important port of Mexico, that Hernan Cortes landed in 1523 at the start of his conquest of a land that was already home to great civilisations: the Olmec on the coast and the Aztec in the interior.
Toshiyuki Hayata, Satoshi Irifune, Jun Shida, Tatsumi Morimasa, Mizuki Noguchi, Yukiko Okamoto, Fumi Murata and Yasuko Hashimoto - will be competing in the World Half Marathon Championships in Veracruz this Sunday.
Athletes from 45 countries around the world will compete in the 9th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Veracruz, Mexico on Sunday 12 November.
To Tegla Loroupe, ``New York is like home. It's like family.'' German Silva has the same feeling, because of the way New Yorkers have adored him.
Steve Moneghetti, the 1997 marathon bronze medallist at the 1997 World Championships, has had a huge influence on fellow Australian Kerryn McCann, one of the leading women in Sunday's New York City Marathon.