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Previews11 Nov 2016

Spotlight on Merga and Tirop as IAAF Cross Country Permit series kicks off in Atapuerca

Five-time champion Imane Merga will return to Atapuerca, Spain, for the 13th 'Cross Internacional de Atapuerca', the first of three Spanish races scheduled for the 2016-17 IAAF Cross Country Permit series which will kick off this Sunday (13).

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News05 Nov 2016

Merga, Teferi and Gudeta among latest additions to Atapuerca line-up

Ethiopia’s Imane Merga, a five-time winner of the Cross de Atapuerca, will return to the IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting in Burgos on 13 November in pursuit of a record sixth successive victory.

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Report31 Jan 2016

Karoki dominates proceedings in Eldoret – cross-country round-up

World cross-country silver medallist Bedan Karoki defeated an impressive field to win the senior men’s 10km at the Discovery Cross Country Championships in Eldoret, Kenya, on Sunday (31).

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Report06 Jan 2016

Merga and Aprot take Campaccio titles in San Giorgio su Legnano

Ethiopia’s Imane Merga and Kenya’s Alice Aprot were the winners at the Campaccio meeting on Wednesday (6), the first IAAF Cross Country Permit competition of 2016.

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Previews04 Jan 2016

Campaccio kick starts the 2016 IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings

The 59th edition of Campaccio, the first IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting of 2016, will feature an impressive men’s field including 2014 Campaccio winner Albert Rop, Olympic 5000m bronze medallist Thomas Longosiwa, 2011 world cross-country champion Imane Merga and his Ethiopian compatriot Yasin Haji on Wednesday (6).

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Report15 Nov 2015

Merga and Oljira are repeat winners at Atapuerca

Ethiopia’s Imane Merga won the Cross Internacional de Atapuerca, the opening race of this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series, for a fifth consecutive year on Sunday (15).

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Previews13 Nov 2015

Merga aims to continue winning streak at opening IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting in Atapuerca

Four-time champion Imane Merga will return to Atapuerca, near the Spanish city of Burgos, for the 12th “Cross Internacional de Atapuerca”, the first of three Spanish races scheduled for this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series which will get under way this Sunday (15).

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News02 Nov 2015

Merga and Edris to clash again at Cross de Atapuerca in Burgos

Imane Merga has won the men’s race at the Cross de Atapuerca for the past four years and will be competing at the IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting in Burgos for a fifth time on 15 November.

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Report16 Nov 2014

Merga and Oljira secure Ethiopian double in Atapuerca

The 11th ‘Cross Internacional de Atapuerca’ marked the opening leg of this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series which will reach the pinnacle with the IAAF World Cross Country Championships next March and saw victories from the Ethiopian duo Imane Merga and Belaynesh Oljira on Sunday (16).

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Previews14 Nov 2014

Merga and Ayalew the favourites in Atapuerca

Defending champions Imane Merga and Hiwot Ayalew will return to Burgos on Sunday (16) for the 11th Cross Internacional de Atapuerca, the first of three Spanish races scheduled for the 2014-15 IAAF Cross Country Permit Series.

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Previews14 Mar 2014

Fast times expected on Lisbon’s improved course

Organisers of the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon have made some small changes to the course, making it flatter and faster. It means the high-quality elite fields will head to the Portuguese capital for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (16) with high hopes of producing lifetime bests.

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Previews04 Jan 2014

Korir and Merga to duel again at Campaccio

The 57th edition of the Campaccio cross country race, an IAAF Cross Country Permit, will see Kenya’s Japhet Korir and Ethiopia’s Imane Merga battle for supremacy again on Monday (6).

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