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Previews10 Mar 2017

Women’s course record under threat in Barcelona

Ethiopia’s Sisay Jisa Mekonnen and Georgina Rono from Kenya lead their respective fields at the The Zurich Barcelona Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (12).

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News26 Oct 2016

Jisa targeting victory, and a return to the limelight, in Beirut

Four years ago Sisay Jisa Mekonnen burst upon the world marathoning scene with a stunning debut at the 2012 Paris Marathon. Jisa’s third place performance in a time of 2:06:27 caught many observers off guard. But the result was not a surprise to his many training partners, whom he entertains with his quick wit and sense of humour.

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Previews17 Oct 2014

New winners expected at Beijing Marathon

The 34th Beijing International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, will most likely have new winners in both men’s and women’s races on Sunday (19).

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Previews19 Sep 2014

All up for grabs in Sydney Marathon

It’s always difficult to predict the winner of a marathon, which is, of course, a major part of the race’s appeal.

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Report23 Mar 2014

Ethiopia's Hailu and Lemma win in the rain at the Rome Marathon

Shume Hailu and Geda Ayelu Lemma made it a double Ethiopian win at the 20th edition of the ACEA Maratona di Roma, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (23).

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Previews21 Mar 2014

Mayorova and Jisa among the favourites at Rome Marathon

More than 19,000 runners from 123 countries have entered the 2014 ACEA Rome Marathon on Sunday 23 March, making the 20th edition of the IAAF Gold Label Race the biggest one yet.

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