Defending champion Mosinet Geremew is the first two-time winner in the 11 year history of Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon. The 25-year-old Ethiopian will return to the historic Chinese city in a bid to win a third consecutive title at this IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (23).
Kenya’s Mary Wacera successfully defended her title at the World’s Best 10k in San Juan, winning the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in 31:41 on Sunday (26).
The World’s Best 10K in San Juan will celebrates its 20th edition on Sunday (26) with a new course, where Mary Wacera will try to clinch a third title at this IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
Defending champions Daniel Salel and Mary Wacera, both of Kenya, will be looking to retain their BAA 10k titles at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race in Boston on Sunday (26).
With a full strength team, Kenya was hopeful of repeating their 2014 medal sweep in the women’s race at the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016.
Bedan Karoki and Mary Wacera warmed up for next month’s IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016 with wins at the World’s Best 10K, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan on Sunday (28).
The image of all five of the Kenyan team running in a line at the front of the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships women's race, eyes front, arms pumping in unison, will remain in the memory of all who witnessed it on what was, in all senses, a glorious day for running in Copenhagen on Saturday (29).
Kenya, as expected, produced a totally dominant performance in the women’s race at the 2014 IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen as they reclaimed individual and team honours from their Ethiopian rivals.
The relatively novel aspects of this year’s IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen – only the second time in the event’s history that it is being held in the spring, and only the second time that the championship race also incorporates a mass participation event following the very first version on Tyneside in 1992 – are likely to be counterbalanced in the women’s race by a return to business as usual on Saturday.
Kenyans Bedan Karoki and Mary Wacera made a brilliant debut on the Teodoro Moscoso bridge and prevailed over a large African contingent to become the 2014 champions at the World’s Best 10K, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, whose 17th edition was held Sunday (23) afternoon in the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan.