Defying the weather and a collision with an attention seeking spectator who had run out in front of the leaders, 28 year old Berhane Adere won the final sprint to take gold at the 11th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships here this morning. It was the first time that an Ethiopian woman had won gold in the Championships.... Read More
When Kenya’s three-time World Half Marathon Champion Tegla Loroupe lines up in Brussels’ Grand Place on Sunday at the start of the 11th edition of the championships, there is little doubt that her mind will flip back to the day nine years ago when she competed here to win her first major championships medal – the bronze in the 2nd IAAF World Half Marathon Championships.... Read More
Morocco will be represented by two athletes at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Brussels on 5 May, Jawad Gharib and Asmae Laghzaoui.
When the 11th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships are staged in Brussels this Sunday 5 May, it will be the second time that this particular World Athletics Series event has been hosted by Belgium’s capital city.
The five men and five women in the Japanese team for this coming weekend’s IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, were selected from the top performers at several recent major half marathon races.
USA Track & Field today announced the USA teams for the 11th IAAF World Half-Marathon Championships, to be hosted by Brussels, Belgium on Sunday, May 5. Team USA has a combination of youth and experience led by 1996 Olympian Linda Somers Smith and last year's top U.S. male finisher in the race, Scott Larson. Adding experience and speed to the men's team is the former American record holder in the marathon, David Morris.
A strong Kenyan women’s team for the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Brussels on 5 May led by Tegla Loroupe a former three time winner of this title, will face stiff opposition from strong Russian, Japanese and Romanian squads.
Kenyan dominance of Sunday’s Berlin Bewag Half Marathon was stronger than ever before in any of the three big international road races Berlin has to offer. Neither the Berlin Marathon nor the 25 k race has seen such a Kenyan sweep.