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Report14 Apr 2019

Road round-up: Milaw and Burka prevail in Paris, Course record for Jerotich in Warsaw, Kimutai breaks course record in Wuhan

Kenya’s Andrew Ben Kimutai registered a convincing victory as he broke the course record at the Dongfeng Renault Wuhan Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Sunday (14).

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Report27 May 2018

Burka breaks Canadian all-comers record at Ottawa Marathon

If there was any doubt about Gelete Burka’s conversion to marathon running it was removed on Sunday (27) as the 32-year-old Ethiopian set a Canadian All Comers’ marathon record of 2:22:17 to win the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon by almost four minutes.

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Series24 May 2018

Gelete Burka: I love running because…

Ethiopia’s 2006 world cross-country and 2008 world indoor champion Gelete Burka has enjoyed a lengthy and successful career in the sport. The 32-year-old, who has now moved up to the marathon, explains her passion for running.

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Report01 Jan 2018

Burka and Kiptanui sign successful farewell to the year in Madrid

Ethiopia’s Gelete Burka and Kenya’s Erick Kiptanui were the overwhelming victors at Madrid’s 53th San Silvestre Vallecana, an IAAF Silver Label road race, on Sunday (31).

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Previews30 Dec 2017

Amlosom and Burka to strike again in Madrid

Madrid’s San Silvestre Vallecana once again offers high-class line-ups in both the men’s and women’s races at the IAAF Silver Label road race on Sunday night (31).

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Report04 Dec 2016

Burka and Kifle dominate in Aranda de Duero – cross-country round-up

A decade after winning the short course title at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Fukuoka, Ethiopia’s Gelete Burka began her potential path to Kampala next March with an unopposed victory at the Cross de la Constitucion in Aranda de Duero on Saturday (3).

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News16 May 2016

Dibaba heads women's 5000m field in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Genzebe Dibaba will defend her 5000m title at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 27 May, the meeting organisers announced on Monday (16).

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Report17 Jun 2015

Burka and Edris win Ethiopian 10,000m trials in Hengelo

It may have been just her second race at the distance, but Gelete Burka tackled the 10,000m in Hengelo as though she had been running it all of her life, winning the Ethiopian World Championships trial race in a world-leading 30:49.68.

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Report27 Jul 2014

Kenyan double in Bogota as Kamworor and Jeptoo triumph

Geoffrey Kamworor and his Kenyan compatriot Rita Jeptoo took the honours at the 15th edition of the Bogota International Half Marathon, the only IAAF Gold Label Road Race in South America, on Sunday (27).

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News23 Oct 2013

Frankfurt prepares for fast and thrilling races

BMW Frankfurt Marathon elite race coordinator Christoph Kopp has been regularly checking the weather forecast for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race this Sunday (27).

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News16 Oct 2013

Five sub-2:05:30 men and Gelete Burka to make debut in Frankfurt Marathon

When it comes to the depth of the elite fields, the BMW Frankfurt Marathon is Germany’s number one road race and once again there is an amazing quality to this year’s event, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 27 October.

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News20 May 2013

Tirunesh Dibaba looking for Eugene euphoria – IAAF Diamond League

Tirunesh Dibaba, in many people’s eyes the greatest women’s long distance runner ever, will return to the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene to headline a loaded women’s 5000m field at the 39th edition of the Prefontaine Classic on 1 June.

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