World half marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir will lead the field at the TCS World 10K in the Indian city of Bengaluru on Sunday May 15.
Wude Ayalew and Azmeraw Bekele, both past winners of the event, won the men’s and women’s races respectively at the 2014 Great Ethiopian Run 10km in Addis Ababa on Sunday (23).
Ethiopian athletics is full of successful siblings with the likes of the Bekeles (Kenenisa and Tariku) and the Dibabas (Tirunesh, Genzebe and Ejegayehu) all winning global medals on both the track and cross-country. Now the Ayalew family looks to be the next in line.
Yemane Tsegay is looking to extend Ethiopia’s recent domination of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon – an IAAF Gold Label Race – on Friday (25) morning