Two-time world cross-country champion Emily Chebet will be going for her third win at the Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K in Albany, upstate New York, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Saturday (30).
The IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 pre-event press conference took place at the Guiyang Olympic Stadium, China, with four of the expected leading participants in the senior races facing the media on Friday (27).
With 22 years between the youngest and oldest competitors, the senior women’s race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 will be a battle between youth and experience.
There are just two weeks to go to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 on Saturday 28 March and Emily Chebet has confirmed that she will defend the senior women’s title she won two years ago.
Three of the four winners at the 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships will be among the main attractions at the star-studded IAAF Permit/Athletics Kenya National Cross Country Championships at Nairobi’s Uhuru Gardens, where runners from 11 other countries will also battle for the honours on Saturday (14).
Eritrea’s Teklemariam Medhin confirmed his status of favourite to pull out a convincing victory at the 72th Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza, the sixth of this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings, in the Spanish town Elgoibar on Sunday (25).
Despite being one of the most famous cross-country races in the world, you have to look hard to find the small Basque town of Elgoibar on a map – it has a population of barely 11,000 – but it will have its profile raised immeasurably when the 72nd edition of the Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza takes place on Sunday (25).
Eritrea’s Teklemariam Medhin and Kenya’s Emily Chebet captured respective brilliant victories at the 33rd Cross Internacional de Italica – the second Spanish leg of this season’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series – on Sunday (18) held under gruelling conditions with rain, gusts of wind of up to 60km/h and underfoot mud in some areas of the circuit.
The Cross Internacional de Itálica in Santiponce on the outskirts of the Spanish city of Seville once again boasts a mouth-watering field. This year’s edition of the IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting on Sunday (18) will feature three of the top seven finishers from the 2013 World Cross.
Abraham Cheroben turned in a sparkling performance at the 24th edition of the Medio Maraton de Valencia Trinidad Alfonso, clocking 58:48 at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday (19).