Vivian Cheruiyot, the IAAF World Championships Beijing 10,000m champion, will chase a long distance double at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after winning both over 25 laps of the track and then the 5000m at the Kenyan Olympic Trials in Eldoret on Thursday and Friday (30-1).
How to stop Mo Farah, we wondered in our preview of the 10,000m at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.
Mo Farah returns to the Prefontaine Classic 10,000m and the Olympic gold medallist will be joined by another incredibly deep field at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 29-30 May.
The Cross Internacional de Itálica in Santiponce on the outskirts of the Spanish city of Seville once again boasts a mouth-watering field. This year’s edition of the IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting on Sunday (18) will feature three of the top seven finishers from the 2013 World Cross.
Galen Rupp has already set two national records this year, and with good conditions his own US 10,000m best of 26:48.00 could be in jeopardy at the Prefontaine Classic, the third of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League meetings, on Friday night (30).
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.
Paul Tanui and Faith Kipyegon added their names to the prestigious roll of honours on Sunday (26) at the 82nd edition of the Cinque Mulini, the eighth IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting of the 2013-2014 season.
Last year’s Cinque Mulini winner Mukhtar Edris will defend his title at the eighth meeting of this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series but will face a stiff challenge in the Italian town of San Vittore Olona from Kenya’s in-form Paul Tanui on Sunday (24).
Kenya’s Paul Tanui and Ethiopia’s Hiwot Ayalew captured respective victories at the 32nd Cross Internacional de Italica – the third Spanish leg of this season’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series – on Sunday (19) on a pleasant but windy day.