Ottawa enjoys a reputation as one of only two cities to have two IAAF Gold Label Road Races – Lisbon is the other – with the Ottawa 10k set for Saturday evening (28) followed by the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon early Sunday morning (29).
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).
Kenya’s Simon Cheprot won the 25th edition of the Corrida de Langueux, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, covering the two-lap 10km course around the centre of the Breton town in 28:05 on Saturday (13).
Malika Asahssah heads to the Corrida de Langueux with two 10km wins under her belt this season and the Moroccan hopes to make it a third over the distance at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race on Saturday (13).
Robert Chemosin clocked a world-leading 59:37 to win the 41st Rome-Ostia Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (1).
Kenyan runners Sharon Cherop, Robert Chemosin and Simon Cheprot will return to the Roma Ostia Half Marathon on Sunday (1) looking for victory, having all finished as runner-up at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in recent years.
Many of the athletes who competed in last weekend’s Prague Grand Prix 10km will stay in the Czech Republic for the Mattoni Half Marathon in Usti nad Labem on Sunday (14) to compete against the fourth-fastest half-marathon runner in history at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race.
The popular and quick Rome-Ostia Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Race, celebrates its 40th birthday with the new record of entries. No less than 13,500 runners will take to the streets from Via Cristoforo Colombo to the finish line near the beaches at Ostia on Sunday (2).