Reigning champions Duncan Maiyo and Pennina Wanjiru will return to defend their titles at the 2016 Brighton Marathon on Sunday 17 April, the organisers of the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race announced on Friday (18).
A showdown between Kate Avery and Fionnuala McCormack in a highly competitive women’s race at the Antrim International Cross Country promises to be the highlight of the IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting in Greenmount on Saturday (16).
Former champions Thomas Ayeko and Stephanie Twell return to Greenmount in a bid to regain their titles at the IAAF Antrim Cross Country International, the last of this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings, on Saturday (14).
After a stellar track career and success over 10km on the roads, Kenya’s 2009 world 10,000m champion Linet Masai will make her half marathon debut at Sunday’s Great Birmingham Run, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, where she faces France’s European marathon champion Christelle Daunay.
Kenya’s Japhet Korir showed something of the talent that made him the youngest ever IAAF World Cross Country Championships senior men’s winner just over nine months ago, when he triumphed at the Antrim IAAF International Cross Country, an IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting, on Saturday (4).
Kenya’s 2013 Berlin Marathon winner Florence Kiplagat will make her competitive debut over 10 Miles at the BUPA Great South Run, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in the British city of Portsmouth on Sunday (27).
Gemma Steel broke her own course record, while Uganda’s Thomas Ayeko drew his 2013 season to a close by making a Half-marathon debut to remember at the BUPA Great Birmingham Run, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (20).
After wins for his brother Kenenisa and the great Haile Gebrselassie in British road races in recent weeks, Tariku Bekele will bid to become the latest Ethiopian distance running star to triumph over the Half Marathon distance when he competes at the BUPA Great Birmingham Run on Sunday (20).
The legendary Cinque Mulini – Five Mills - Cross Country race in San Vittore Olona, a IAAF Cross Country Permit Meeting, continues to maintain its place in the history of the discipline with its 81st edition on Sunday (3).