Australia will field teams in eight of the 10 disciplines at the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015 on 2-3 May.
The Kagawa Marugame Half Marathon course record is a good one, and stands at 59:48 to Kenya’s Mekubo Mogusu, but his compatriot Martin Mathathi will be looking to improve on it at this year’s edition of the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday (2).
The Zatopek:10 is the Melbourne distance running community’s night of nights, the premier distance meeting in a city that loves distance running, but the men and women in spikes were almost upstaged by a shot putter on Thursday (12).
After wins for his brother Kenenisa and the great Haile Gebrselassie in British road races in recent weeks, Tariku Bekele will bid to become the latest Ethiopian distance running star to triumph over the Half Marathon distance when he competes at the BUPA Great Birmingham Run on Sunday (20).
Olympic 10,000m bronze medallist Tariku Bekele will be hoping to add to his family’s recent road-running success when competing at next weekend’s Bupa Great Birmingham Run, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race.
Ethiopia’s 2011 World Championships 10000m gold medallist Ibrahim Jeilan continues his comeback after injuries in 2012 ruined his Olympic ambitions and he will compete in the SPAR Great Ireland Run, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, in Dublin on 14 April.
Hobart’s Domain Athletics Track, perched high above the Derwent River, offers a wide range of weather conditions.
The 48th annual Chiba Cross Country, an IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting and one of the qualifying races for the Japanese team for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Bydgoszcz, is scheduled to take place on February 10 in Showa Woods in Chiba.
Olympic Marathon champion Tiki Gelana successfully defended her crown at 67th Marugame Half Marathon in 1:08:53, five seconds slower than in 2012, but was made to work surprisingly hard for her second victory on Sunday (3).