Kenya’s Victor Chumo will defend his title at the 44e edition of the Corrida Pedestre International de Houilles, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (27).
Kenya’s Bedan Karoki will take a tilt at the world half marathon record at the Copenhagen Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race on Sunday (13).
After a stellar track career and success over 10km on the roads, Kenya’s 2009 world 10,000m champion Linet Masai will make her half marathon debut at Sunday’s Great Birmingham Run, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, where she faces France’s European marathon champion Christelle Daunay.
World-leading performances by Olympic champions Sandra Perkovic and Krisztian Pars provided the highlights of the fifth day of action at the European Championships in Zurich on Saturday (16).
Christelle Daunay will be the main attraction of the 23rd Corrida internationale de Langueux – an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race – on Saturday 22 June in French Brittany, while the men’s race could be an Ethiopian battle between Yetwale Kende, Behailu Mamo Ketema and Tesfaye Abera.
Eight months after her impressive Half Marathon victory in Newcastle, Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba put in another commanding performance on British roads and won the Bupa Great Manchester Run over 10km with a world-leading time of 30:49 on Sunday (26).