Belaynesh Oljira brings an enviable reputation to the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon October 20th which includes two 2013 IAAF World Championships bronze medals at 10,000m and in cross country.
Already the most successful man in the history of the race, Sammy Kitwara will aim for a record sixth win at the World’s Best 10k, an IAAF Gold Label Race, to be held on Sunday (28) on San Juan’s Teodoro Moscoso bridge.
Ethiopia’s Belaynesh Oljira and Etagegn Woldu will be competing at the Antrim IAAF International Cross Country, an IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting, at the Greenmount Campus on 16 January.
Four-time champion Imane Merga will return to Atapuerca, near the Spanish city of Burgos, for the 12th “Cross Internacional de Atapuerca”, the first of three Spanish races scheduled for this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series which will get under way this Sunday (15).
Ethiopia’s Belaynesh Oljira will return to the scene of her 2014 Cross de Atapuerca triumph when she returns to the IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting in Burgos on 15 November.
The 2015 edition of the Carrera de la Mujer, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race held over 10km in Bogota, proved to be almost a repeat of the year before, with Ethiopia’s Belaynesh Oljira powering away from Kenya’s Veronica Nyaruai in the final 1200m of the race.
Belaynesh Oljira will defend her title at the ninth edition of the Carrera de la Mujer in Bogota on Sunday (20), one of only two IAAF Gold Label Road Races in South America.
Sammy Kitwara fulfilled his role as the race favourite and took his fifth win at the World's Best 10K, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, clocking 28:51 in the Puerto Rico capital San Juan on Sunday afternoon (1).
The 11th ‘Cross Internacional de Atapuerca’ marked the opening leg of this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series which will reach the pinnacle with the IAAF World Cross Country Championships next March and saw victories from the Ethiopian duo Imane Merga and Belaynesh Oljira on Sunday (16).
Ethiopia’s Hiwot Ayalew and Eritrea’s Teklemariam Medhin will line up for the Cross de Atapuerca looking to add another victory to their tally when the IAAF Cross Country Permit series gets underway in Burgos on 16 November.