Tsehay Gemechu set a course record while Amedework Walelegn made it an Ethiopian double at the Copenhagen Half Marathon
Kenya’s Abel Kipchumba and Ethiopia’s Zeineba Yimer were overwhelming winners at the Valencia 15km Banco Mediolanum, beating quality fields at the IAAF Bronze Label event on Saturday (8).
Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei won the NN ZevenHeuvenloop in 41:05 to take eight seconds off the world best.
Dennis Kimetto made a low-key return to racing in first outing since breaking the marathon world record and finished a modest 13th at the Montferland Run over 15km in the Dutch town of ‘s-Heerenberg on Sunday (7).
Following the tradition set by Haile Gebrselassie in 2007 and continued by Wilson Kipsang in 2013, Dennis Kimetto’s first race after breaking the marathon world record will be at the Montferland Run in ‘s-Heerenberg on 7 December.
Fresh from his Marathon World record of 2:03:23, Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang is already plotting his next challenge and has targeted breaking the course record at the Pfixx Solar Montferland Run on 1 December.
The well-known Kenyan distance runner Felix Limo announced his international retirement on Thursday, after a top-level career that spanned more than a decade.
Kenya’s Edwin Kipsang Rotich and Maurine Jelagat Kipchumba won at the 88th edition of the Corrida Internacional de São Silvestre, the classical race over 15km that marks the end of the year in the streets of São Paulo, on Monday (31).
2 December 2012 – In the last six weeks of the year there are always two fast 15km road races in the eastern part of The Netherlands. Two weeks after Kenya’s Nicholas Kipkemboi won the Zevenheuvelenloop in Nijmegen, his team-mate Geoffrey Mutai won the 17th edition of the Pfixx Solar Montferland run in 's Heereenberg, very close to the German border, in 42:25.
18 November 2012 - Nijmegen, The Netherlands - Running under an overcast sky with very light rain, Tirunesh Dibaba and Nicholas Kipkemboi won the 29th edition of the ABN-AMRO Zevenheuvelenloop 15 kilometres in the easter Dutch city of Nijmegen on Sunday.