Eritrea’s Nguse Tesfaldet Amlosom and Kenya’s Brigid Chepchirchir Kosgei captured commanding wins at Madrid’s San Silvestre Vallecana, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Saturday (31) with Spain’s Ilias Fifa and Poland’s Karolina Nadolska pushing the respective victors until the finish line.
Sarah Chepchirchir of Kenya broke the course record at the Rock 'n' Roll Lisbon Marathon EDP to highlight a busy day of IAAF Gold Label Road Race action in the Portuguese capital on Sunday (2).
Cynthia Limo moved up to third on the world all-time list for the half marathon when she won the RAK Half Marathon in 1:06:04 in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah on Friday (12).
A heavy storm the day before Lisbon hosted the Rock’n’Roll Marathon of Lisbon EDP and the Rock’n’Roll Half Marathon Vodafone RTP dampened expectations at the IAAF Gold Label Road Races on Sunday (18) but it wasn’t enough to stop Purity Rionoripo from setting a marathon course record.
Mo Farah returns to the Prefontaine Classic 10,000m and the Olympic gold medallist will be joined by another incredibly deep field at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 29-30 May.
The 10th edition of the Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon could see its course record finally break through the one-hour barrier on Sunday (19), as the organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race have assembled a strong men’s field.
Olympic marathon champion Tiki Gelana wants to leave behind a disappointing 18-month period by winning the Dam tot Damloop, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race from Amsterdam to Zaandam on Sunday (21).
Isiah Koech, still only 20, added his name to an illustrious list of 5000m champions at the IAAF World and Continental Cup, none more so than Morocco’s own hero Said Aouita, who won this event at the World Cup in 1989.