World 5000m champion Muktar Edris will head a strong field in a rarely-held two mile race at the Prefontaine Classic, the third stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, in Eugene on 26 May.
After all of the conjecture ahead of Mo Farah’s first appearance of the year in the two miles at the Sainsbury’s Indoor Grand Prix, the final IAAF Indoor Permit meeting of the season, the race proved to be tailor-made for a swift clocking – the swiftest of all time.
The Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center saw another world best, a world junior best, and six world-leading marks at the 20th edition of the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting now known as the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday night (7).
Ten more global medallists have been added to the array of big names competing at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting, in Boston on 7 February.
Genzebe Dibaba is aiming for 5000m honours in 2015, the 23-year-old Ethiopian revealed ahead of the 2014 World Athletics Gala in Monaco where she is one of three athletes short-listed for the women’s Athlete of the Year award, which will be announced on Friday (21).
Mo Farah improved on a 36-year-old European best for two miles to bring the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix to a rousing finish at the Alexander Stadium, the last in a series of ‘non-standard’ distance bests at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on Sunday (24).
One of the most compelling rivalries of this year’s IAAF Diamond League season is set to resume at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix when Bohdan Bondarenko does battle again with Mutaz Essa Barshim on Sunday (24).
Newly crowned European 10,000m champion Mo Farah has confirmed that he will race over two miles at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, on Sunday 24 August.
A new wave of the world’s best distance runners seeks to run the fastest women’s two miles ever on US soil at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 30-31 May. Most are young, and all will be the first women to race an American classic distance at the Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field.