Organisers of the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon have revealed the elite fields for the World Athletics Gold Label road races on 19 January.
Conseslus Kipruto and Caroline Chepkoech Kipkirui claimed the men’s and women’s titles respectively at the Antrim International Cross Country on Saturday (14) to achieve the first Kenyan double at the IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting since 2002.
One week after just missing out on an individual medal at the European Cross Country Championships in the French town of Hyeres, Fionnuala McCormack travcelled north and claimed her first victory at the Iris Lotto CrossCup in Brussels on Sunday (20).
Linet Masai has struggled with illness and injury in recent years but the 2009 world 10,000m champion is rounding into some good form again.
Chris Derrick became the first runner since eventual eight-time champion Pat Porter to win three titles in successive years at the USATF Cross Country Championships on the Flatirons Golf Course in Boulder, Colorado, on Saturday (7).
Only two women have successfully retained their junior crown in the history of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships and on Sunday March 24 in Bydgoszcz, Poland, Kenya’s Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon will attempt to become the third.