Japan’s Mao Ichiyama and Kenya’s Hillary Kipkoech cruised to half marathon PBs on the grounds of Hokkaido University in Sapporo on Wednesday (5) at the official test event for the Tokyo Olympics road races.
World marathon champion Ruth Chepngetich took 29 seconds off the world record to win the N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon, a World Athletics Elite Label road race, clocking a stunning 1:04:02 in the Turkish city on Sunday (4).
Gudaf Tsegay, Beatrice Chepkoech and Kibiwott Kandie will go into the Olympic season with recent world records to their names, after their respective marks over 1500m, 5km and the half-marathon were ratified this week.
Organisers of the N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon have announced the most remarkable line-up in the history of this World Athletics Elite Label road race, to be held on 4 April.
The fields for the Ras Al Khamimah Half Marathon continue to go from strength to strength with five-time world champion Geoffrey Kamworor and two-time world 5000m champion Hellen Obiri added to the line-up for the World Athletics Gold Label road race on 19 February.
For a man whose fame and fortune has been defined by how quickly he can run between two very specific points on the map, Kibiwott Kandie was somewhat vague about the distance between his home and that of his famous near-neighbour Paul Tergat.
Kibiwott Kandie smashed the world record in the half marathon today, clocking 57:32 at the Valencia Half Marathon.
The strongest marathon and half marathon fields ever assembled on Spanish soil will dominate the attention of athletics fans when the Valencia Marathon Trinidad Alfonso EDP, a World Athletics Platinum Label road race, and its accompanying half marathon, get underway on Sunday (6).
Brigid Kosgei and Ababel Yeshaneh have been added to the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon women's ﬁeld