Zersenay Tadese lived up to his moniker of ‘Mr. Half Marathon’ after collecting his fifth World road running title at the 20th World Half Marathon Championships in Kavarna, Bulgaria, today.... Read More
Battling against warm and humid conditions, Meseret Hailu led Ethiopia to an upset victory in the team race with her surprise triumph at the 20th edition of the World Half Marathon Championships in Kavarna, Bulgaria.... Read More
Dominating the proceedings from just beyond the fifth kilometre, Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea won an unprecedented fifth World Half Marathon title in Kavarna, Bulgaria, today.... Read More
The IAAF / LOC press conference on the eve of the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, was held today (5) at the Kavarna City Hall.... Read More
When the gun sounds the start of the men’s race at the 20th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships on Saturday (6) morning here in this Black Sea coast resort town, the main focus of Kavarna 2012 will fall squarely on one man – Eritrea’s Zersenay Tadese, the event’s World record holder who’ll be chasing a fifth global title at the event.... Read More
Kavarna, Bulgaria – A strong Kenyan squad will start as the overwhelming favourite to take both the women’s individual and team titles at the 20th edition of the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships set for Saturday (6) in this Bulgarian Black Sea coast resort town.
Carlo – With just one week to go to the 20th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, Kavarna, Bulgaria, Saturday 6 October 2012, we take a brief look at a few of the big names expected to play key roles when the focus of the distance running world turns to this resort city on the Black Sea coast.
UK Athletics has named three athletes who will compete at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, in Kavarna, Bulgaria on 6 October.
Ezekiel Chebii shattered the course record at the Lille Half Marathon on Saturday (1).
The 55th annual Sapporo International Half marathon, which doubles as the selection race for the Japanese team for the World Half Marathon Championships, was held in Sapporo, northern metropolis, on Sunday 1 July. Leading from wire to wire, Martin Mathathi, the 2007 World Championships bronze medalist at 10,000m, won the men’s division of the race in 1:01:35. The time was quite respectable considering the warm (25C) and windy weather less than ideal for distance running.
2012 Olympic Marathon team members Abdi Abdirahman and Kara Goucher lived up to their pre-race favourite status, taking the respective men’s and women’s titles at Saturday’s (16) USA Half Marathon Championships in Duluth, Minnesota.
When Edna Kiplagat reached the four-mile mark of the 2012 NYRR New York Mini 10K, she recognized the spot. "The memories are still fresh," she would say afterward about the stretch of Central Park's East Drive where she had broken away from her last two challengers in the 2010 ING New York City Marathon on her way to the victory -a landmark on her way to being chosen to represent Kenya in the London Olympic Marathon this year.
Mo Farah produced a blistering finish to win the Bupa London 10,000 for the fourth year in a row on the Olympic Marathon course this morning while Mara Yamauchi led from start to finish to take her first victory in the women's race.