Kenya’s Felix Kimutai and Afera Godfay of Ethiopia raced to course records at the Yellow River Estuary International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, in the Chinese city of Dongying on Saturday (20).
Kenya’s Bernard Kipkorir Ngeno and Tanzania’s Failuna Abdi Matanga reigned supreme at the Safi International Half Marathon on Sunday (24), smashing the course records with respective winning times of 1:01:06 and 1:10:50.
Kenya’s Lucy Kabuu, fourth at the 2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in March, came home ahead of the more than 4000 at the 36th running of the Freihofer’s Run for Women over 5km on Saturday (31).
A strong group of African runners want to shine during the sunset on Saturday evening (7) and the O2 Prague Grand Prix, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, can boast of five men who have run under 28 minutes on the road for the 10km distance.
For the first time in its 19-year-history, the Prague Grand Prix over 10km, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, will feature an elite women's race competing alongside the always-strong men's field on 7 September.
Ethiopia got a winning double at the 81st edition of the famous Cinque Mulini cross country race in the Italian town of San Vittore Olona, an IAAF Cross Country Permit Meeting, with 2012 World Junior Championships 5000m gold medallist Muktar Edris and his compatriot Afera Godfay taking the honours on Sunday (3).