With 10 men finishing within 2:08, last year’s TCS Amsterdam Marathon produced the greatest ever depth in a European race. One of the aims for this year’s edition of the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (15) will be to match the quality of 12 months ago.
Cornelius Kangogo clocked 28:19 to win the Corrida Pedestre Internationale de Houilles 10km, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, whose 45th edition took place on Sunday (18).
Gold medallists and world record holders will be lined up for what could be a stunning women’s 5000m at the 2015 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene, after the 41st Prefontaine Classic meeting organisers announced an outstanding field on Wednesday (8).
Kenya’s world cross-country champion Emily Chebet was beaten at the fourth leg of the AK/KCB Cross Country Series held on home soil in Nyahururu on Saturday (6).
A new wave of the world’s best distance runners seeks to run the fastest women’s two miles ever on US soil at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 30-31 May. Most are young, and all will be the first women to race an American classic distance at the Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field.
World and Olympic finalist Viola Kibiwot broke the World best at the 4 Mile of Groningen on Sunday (13), while Yenew Alamirew won a competitive men’s race.
Tirunesh Dibaba, in many people’s eyes the greatest women’s long distance runner ever, will return to the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene to headline a loaded women’s 5000m field at the 39th edition of the Prefontaine Classic on 1 June.