Kenya’s Victor Chumo and Ethiopia’s Ashete Bekere took their respective titles at the eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona, a World Athletics Gold Label road race, on Sunday (16). On a perfect day for running, the 33-year-old Chumo succeeded after a thrilling sprint finish in 59:58 while Bekere was an overwhelming victor to smash her career best by exactly four minutes to 1:06:37.
Kenya’s Victor Chumo will defend his title at the 44e edition of the Corrida Pedestre International de Houilles, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (27).
Victor Chumo was perhaps the least-heralded of the contingent of Kenyan runners who stood on the start line, but he produced the best race of his life to come out on top at the 43rd edition of the famous Corrida Pedestre International de Houilles, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday (28).
Victor Kimutai Chumo and Angela Tanui both set 10km personal bets as they took the honours at the 24th edition of the ‘Corrida Internationale de Langueux’, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Saturday (14).