Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat once again took an overwhelming victory at the eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, winning comfortably in 1:08:15 on Sunday (12).
Florence Kiplagat will target her own world record at the eDreams Barcelona Half Marathon when she lines up for the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on 12 February.
Florence Kiplagat successfully defended her Bank of America Chicago Marathon crown on Sunday (9) with a dominating 2:21:32 victory. In the men’s race, a tactical contest, Kenyan Abel Kirui dethroned defending champion Dickson Chumba to triumph at this IAAF Gold Label Road Race’s 39th edition in 2:11:23.
Past champions return for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon as Kenyans Dickson Chumba and Florence Kiplagat look to defend their titles from last year at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (9).
Marathon world record-holder Dennis Kimetto and defending champion Florence Kiplagat will return to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday 9 October.
Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat once again took a commanding win at the eDreams Mitja Marató Barcelona, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, but the 28-year-old had to settle for a time of 1:09:19 on Sunday (14), more than four minutes outside the half marathon world record of 1:05:09 she set in the same city 12 months ago.
The eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona, and IAAF Bronze Label Road Race has seen half marathon world record performances in the last two years thanks to Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat, with her running the current mark of 1:05:09 in 2015 and also setting world records for 15km (46:14) and 20km (1:01:54) along the way.
In its first year as an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, the eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona on 14 February will welcome back Florence Kiplagat, who will be aiming to break the world half marathon record for the third time in a row.