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Report06 Dec 2020

57:32! Kandie crushes half marathon world record in Valencia

Kibiwott Kandie smashed the world record in the half marathon today, clocking 57:32 at the Valencia Half Marathon.

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News30 Sep 2020

Kipruto, Gidey, Kiplimo and Jepchirchir set to compete in Valencia

Along with its World Athletics Platinum Label marathon on 6 December, the Valencia Marathon Trinidad Alfonso EDP will also stage an elite half marathon on the same day, and both races have attracted some of the world’s best distance runners.

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Press Release13 May 2020

Ratified: Kipruto’s 5km and 10km world records and Zhoya’s world U20 60m hurdles record

Rhonex Kipruto’s world records over 5km (13:18) and 10km (26:24), as well as Sasha Zhoya’s world indoor U20 60m hurdles record of 7.34 have been ratified.

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Report12 Jan 2020

Kipruto breaks world 10km record in Valencia

Rhonex Kipruto smashed the world record at the 10k Valencia Ibercaja on Sunday (12), clocking 26:24* to win the World Athletics Gold Label road race.

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Previews10 Jan 2020

Kipruto and Chepkirui aim to conquer Valencia 10km

Having been upgraded from Bronze to a World Athletics Gold Label in barely one year, the 10k Valencia Ibercaja on Sunday (12) will bring together an impressive line-up of athletes who are targeting the course records of 27:23 and 30:15.

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Series28 Dec 2019

Fab five: rising stars

As the decade draws to a conclusion, we take a look at a quintet of athletes – all aged 21 and younger – who could be set to emerge as the star performers throughout the 2020s.

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Report30 May 2019

Fighting difficult conditions, Kipruto and Stahl impress in Stockholm - IAAF Diamond League

It would be hard to find two more contrasting figures of athleticism than Sweden’s Daniel Stahl and Kenya’s Rhonex Kipruto, but in their own unique way the pair lit up the Olympic Stadium in Stockholm on Thursday evening (30) at the third meeting of the IAAF Diamond League.

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Report13 Jan 2019

Kipruto and Obiri dominate in Elgoibar

World U20 10,000m champion Rhonex Kipruto and world 5000m champion Hellen Obiri won by surprisingly big margins at the Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza, defeating quality fields at the IAAF Cross Country permit meeting in Elgoibar on Sunday (13).

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Previews11 Jan 2019

Barega takes on Kipruto while Obiri clashes with Chepkoech and Can in Elgoibar

Two highly anticipated duels between some of the world’s greatest distance runners will highlight the Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza, the fifth leg of the IAAF Cross Country Permit series in the Spanish town of Elgoibar on Sunday (13).

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Series18 Dec 2018

Gen 10: distance maestro Rhonex Kipruto

Looking ahead to the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, we're highlighting the rise of a new generation, 10 exciting prospects under the age of 21 who are set to become stars of the sport over the next few years.

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Report08 Sep 2018

Kipruto threatens world 10km record at Prague Grand Prix

World U20 champion Rhonex Kipruto sped to a convincing victory at the Birell Prague Grand Prix, confirming his status as one of the world’s most promising distance runners by coming within two seconds of the world record at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Saturday (8).

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Previews06 Sep 2018

Kipruto and Chemutai aim to top podium in their return to Prague

The top three men from last year’s Birell Prague Grand Prix will return to the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Saturday (8) while Fancy Chemutai, last year’s runner-up, headlines the women’s contest.

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