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Report24 Apr 2016

Kaya and Jepchumba cruise to Istanbul Half Marathon titles

Local star Ali Kaya and Kenya’s Violah Jepchumba cruised to dominating victories at the third edition of the Vodafone Istanbul Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (24).

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Previews22 Apr 2016

World record-holders Tadese and Komon to clash in Istanbul

Zersenay Tadese and Leonard Patrick Komon will face off in a rare road-racing clash at the 2nd Vodafone Istanbul Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (24).

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Previews18 Mar 2016

Kenyan runners looking to reassert their supremacy at the Lisbon Half Marathon

Kenyan runners have not dominated the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon in quite the same way that they have other international races over this distance, but with Leonard Komon and Sammy Kitwara on the start line, they look set to feature prominently in this year’s edition of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (20).

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Previews09 Apr 2015

Britton aiming to finally triumph at Great Ireland Run

Ireland’s leading distance runner Fionnuala Britton will be looking to make it third-time lucky at the SPAR Great Ireland Run 10km, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race in Dublin’s Phoenix Park on Saturday (11).

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Previews26 Mar 2015

Komon targets world-leading half-marathon time in Prague

Leonard Komon is ready to produce something special at the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon. The 10km and 15km world record-holder will be contesting just his second race at the distance at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Saturday (28).

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News12 Feb 2015

Mutai, Komon and Ronoh to challenge defending champion Kirui in Prague

The Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon has made a name for itself in recent years thanks to a series of super-fast performances and the organisers are naturally keen to maintain this success at the next edition of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Saturday 28 March.

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News09 Oct 2014

Komon inspired by Kimetto's feat ahead of marathon debut in Eindhoven on Sunday

Leonard Komon, the 10km and 15km world record holder on the roads, revealed he has been inspired by the recent 2:02:57 world record set by his compatriot Dennis Kimetto and will have it in his mind during his marathon debut at the 2014 De Lage Landen Marathon Eindhoven on Sunday (12).

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News19 Aug 2014

Komon to make marathon debut in Eindhoven

Leonard Komon, the 10km and 15km world record-holder, will make his marathon debut at the 2014 De Lage Landen Marathon Eindhoven on 12 October.

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Report30 Mar 2014

Komon produces fastest debut half marathon in Berlin

In his debut at the distance, Leonard Komon won the 34th Vattenfall Berlin Half Marathon with the world class time of 59:14, just edging out fellow Kenyan Abraham Cheroben in a sprint finish on Sunday (30).

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Report31 Dec 2013

Komon and Masai win at San Silvestre Vallecana in Madrid

Kenya’s Leonard Komon and Linet Masai fulfilled their roles as favourites for the 49th edition of Madrid’s San Silvestre Vallecana, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, with impressive wins over the 10km course on Tuesday (31).

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Previews30 Dec 2013

Kenyans seek to get back to the top in Madrid's San Silvestre Vallecana

Madrid’s 49th San Silvestre Vallecana, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race and possibly the most prestigious of the myriad of New Year’s Eve races around the world, could see Kenyan runners get the upper hand on Tuesday (31).

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Report13 Oct 2013

Chepkirui sets German all-comers’ record at Berlin 10km

Joyce Chepkirui produced a superb run in taking the ASICS Grand 10 in Berlin this Sunday (13) as the Kenyan stormed to a winning time of 30:37, the sixth-fastest ever in a 10km on the roads.

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