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 Birmingham, UK – 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.
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Tadese, a man for all surfaces - World Half Marathon, Birmingham

 Birmingham, UK – 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.... Read More

- Mary Keitany’s ruthless and emphatic victory here today in the IAAF/EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships was followed swiftly by an expert suggestion that we may just have seen the first major triumph of the next Olympic women’s marathon champion.</P>
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Marathon beckons for Keitany – World Half Marathon, Birmingham

- Mary Keitany’s ruthless and emphatic victory here today in the IAAF/EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships was followed swiftly by an expert suggestion that we may just have seen the first major triumph of the next Olympic women’s marathon champion.</P>... Read More

- Eritean Zersenay Tadese, the outstanding pre-race favourite confirmed the predictions in a time of 59:35 taking his fourth successive World title, delivered thanks to a sustained attack which began some 10 kilometres into today’s IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham.</p>
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Tadese makes it four in a row - MEN’s RACE REPORT - World Half Marathon, Birmingham

- Eritean Zersenay Tadese, the outstanding pre-race favourite confirmed the predictions in a time of 59:35 taking his fourth successive World title, delivered thanks to a sustained attack which began some 10 kilometres into today’s IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham.</p>... Read More

- 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 too. </p>
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Frustration turns to delight for Keitany - WOMEN's RACE REPORT - World Half Marathon, Birmingham

- 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 too. </p>... Read More

Group training, both at altitude and sea level, is integral to endurance performance gains, according to the panel of experts who gathered in Birmingham for the UKA Endurance Conference on Friday (9).
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Successful endurance conference gets a weekend of world class endurance sport in Birmingham underway

Group training, both at altitude and sea level, is integral to endurance performance gains, according to the panel of experts who gathered in Birmingham for the UKA Endurance Conference on Friday (9).... Read More

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News10 Oct 2009

IAAF Dinner – World Half Marathon, Birmingham

, UK - As per tradition on the eve of an IAAF World Athletics Series competition, an IAAF Dinner was held on the evening of Saturday 10 October ahead of the IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham, Sunday (11).</P>

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News10 Oct 2009

IAAF Press Conference – World Half Marathon Championships

- There was pre-race drama ahead of tomorrow's IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham, when three of the main medal contenders, Mary Keitany, Sammy Kitwara and Dathan Ritzenhein, were stuck for nearly an hour in the lift of the REP Theatre, which is being used as the press centre for the event, so preventing them appearing at the official IAAF Press Conference.</P>

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Previews09 Oct 2009

WOMEN’s RACE PREVIEW - World Half Marathon, Birmingham 2009

– The women’s race at the IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham on Sunday 11 October 2009 boasts the appearance of the world’s quickest runner of 2009, Kenyan Mary Keitany, who was the silver medallist in 2007.</P>

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Previews07 Oct 2009

MEN’s RACE PREVIEW - World Half Marathon, Birmingham 2009

, UK - Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea is the favourite to win the global road running title for&nbsp;a fourth consecutive year&nbsp;at the IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships which take place in Birmingham on Sunday 11 October 2009.</P>

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News07 Oct 2009

START LIST - World Half Marathon, Birmingham 2009

, UK - The Start List for the IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham, UK on Sunday 11 October is now available.</P>

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News07 Oct 2009

$245,000 Prize Money; Course Route and Profile; Team Scoring – World Half Marathon

- A total prize purse of US$245,000 will be paid by the IAAF at the IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham, UK on Sunday 11 October.</P>

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News06 Oct 2009

ATHLETE BIOGRAPHIES - IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships, Birmingham, UK

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News05 Oct 2009

No World Half Marathon for Radcliffe who is sidelined by tonsillitis

- Britain’s Paula Radcliffe has withdrawn from this weekend’s&nbsp;IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham, UK on Sunday 11 October, due to tonsillitis.</P>

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News05 Oct 2009

47 Member Federations set to compete in Birmingham

-Carlo – A total of 47 IAAF Member Federations are set to compete this coming weekend at the IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham, UK on Sunday 11 October.</P>

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News05 Oct 2009

Keflezighi sets 20km American record en-route to half marathon win in San Jose

- California’s fastest half-marathon lived up to its billing Sunday as American Meb Keflezighi set a new U.S. 20k record and bettered his personal best by 25 seconds winning the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in a time of 1:01:00. Keflezighi’s 20k split of 57:52 broke Ryan Hall’s standing 20K record of 57:54 set in 2006.</P>

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News05 Oct 2009

Montebrun’s record the pinnacle of results - Francophone Games, Day 4

nbsp;- Manuèla Montebrun smashed the Francophone Games record in the women’s Hammer Throw with a 70.26m heave on the 4th day of the athletics competition at the sixth edition of the Games which are being held in Beirut, Lebanon (4).</p>

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News04 Oct 2009

Sato and Nakamura head Japanese squad to Birmingham

009 – Atsushi Sato and Yurika Nakamura will lead the Japanese contingent at the IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham, UK on Sunday 11 October.<BR>

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