Can Eliud Kipchoge be beaten? That is the key question posed by Sunday’s Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label race, as the mighty Kenyan goes to the start line for his first competitive outing since obliterating the marathon world record seven months ago.
It took Vivian Cheruiyot three attempts at the distance to get it absolutely right but it wouldn’t be fair to say her win at this year’s London Marathon was simply a case of third-time lucky.
Eliud Kipchoge continues to defy the notion that runners only have a finite number of good marathons in their legs as he extended his record at the distance to 10 wins from 11 starts at the Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (22).
Shura Kitata Tola of Ethiopia and Kenya’s Vivian Cheryuiot won the top prizes at the 36th edition of the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (29).
The EDP Lisbon Half Marathon’s flat and fast course has attracted numerous global medallists to the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (19).
Organisers of the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon have announced that Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong, world marathon champion Mare Dibaba and Olympic 5000m champion Vivian Cheruiyot will line up against one another at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 19 March.
After a while, Vivian Cheruiyot started to think she was cursed.