Both the men's and women’s race records will be the targets at the fifth edition of the Mattoni Karlovy Vary Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday (20).
Kenya’s Bedan Karoki will take a tilt at the world half marathon record at the Copenhagen Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race on Sunday (13).
Hayle Lemi Berhanu was the winner of the 2015 Orlen Warsaw Marathon, the 21-year old rising star from Ethiopia triumphing at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race in 2:07:57 to take his career record to three wins from three marathons on Sunday (26
Ethiopia’s sub-2:05 man Markos Geneti and Hayle Lemi Berhanu, the latter the fastest marathoner in the world this year, head the field at the Orlen Warsaw Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (26).
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.
Kenyans Nixon Kipkoech Machichim and Mercy Jerotich Kibarus took the honours at the Venice Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (27).
The TUI Hannover Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, will see a duel of two champions on May 5 as Kenya’s defending champion Joseph Kiptum returns to face 2011 winner Lusapho April of South Africa.
Cassis, France – Kenyans swept the podiums at the 34th edition of Marseille Cassis, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday.