Eritrea’s Tadessa is honored

Eritrea’s Zersaney Tadessa is honored for his World Half Marathon record. Eritrean World Half Marathon record holder Zersenay Tadessa received the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS)/Citizens World’s Fastest Times Award in Nanning China. The award is in recognition of his World Half Marathon record. Tadessa won the Lisbon half marathon in 58 [...]

Kibet shines in Dublin

Kenyan Moses Kangogo Kibet set a course record at the Adidas Dublin Marathon in Ireland on Monday (25 October). Kibet covered the distance in 2:08:58. This is an improvement by 11 seconds on the previous marks by Russian Aleksey Sokolov in 2007. It is also a massive improvement from his previous life time best of [...]

Kenyans, Ethiopians dominate weekend marathons

African long distance runners where in winning form at weekend races in South Korea, Italy, China and Britain on Sunday (24 October). Kenyan Benjamin Kiptoo Kolum set a course record of 2:07:54 at the Chosunilbo Chuncheon Marathon in South Korea. The previous record stood at 2:09:01 SELECED RESULTS NOTE CR denotes Course Record PB denotes [...]

Kenya’s Kiprop dethrones Eritrea’s Tadessa in Nanning China

Kenyan Wilson Kiprop ended the four year reign of Eritrea’s Zersanay Tadessa as the World Road Running Champion in Nanning China on Saturday. Kiprop covered the half marathon in one hour and seven seconds (1:00:07), while Tasessa crossed the finish line four seconds later. Kenya Sammy Kirop Kitwara was third. Kenya retained the team title, [...]

Kenya’s Mutai fulfils a longstanding ambition

African Senior Championship 400m finals from left Gary Kikaya (Democratic Republic of Congo), Rabah Yousif (Sudan) Mark Kiprotich Mutai (kenya, Mohammed Khouaja (Libya) Obakeng Mgwigwa (Botswana). Mutai says his new found medal winning abilities opens a whole new chapter in his career. Kenyan Commonwealth Games 400m champion Mark Kiprotich Mutai says he has realised his [...]