Running on slippery streets in strong rain at the Mattoni Usti nad Labem Half Marathon, Ethiopia’s Adugna Takele and Kenya’s Correti Jepkoech took top honours at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday (14).
Many of the athletes who competed in last weekend’s Prague Grand Prix 10km will stay in the Czech Republic for the Mattoni Half Marathon in Usti nad Labem on Sunday (14) to compete against the fourth-fastest half-marathon runner in history at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race.
Geoffrey Mutai won the Udine Half Marathon on Sunday (22) in 59:06, one of the fastest times ever on Italian soil and the fourth-fastest time in the world this year.
A missing flight changed all predictions for the 36th Almond Blossom Cross Country, an IAAF Cross Country Permit Meeting. Problems with flight connections led to the unfortunate absence of three Kenyan runners, most notably defending champion Josphat Kiprono Menjo.