Defending champions Cosmas Lagat and Worknesh Alemu both proclaimed themselves fit and ready to not only bid for back-to-back titles at the Tata Mumbai Marathon, but the pair also aim to attack the course records on Sunday (19).
Ethiopia’s Tadese Worku and Kenya’s Hellen Obiri will be the marquee athletes at the ‘Cross Internacional de Itálica’ in Santiponce on the outskirts of on Sunday (19), the sixth leg of the 2019/20 World Athletics Cross Country Permit series. The event promises to be a rematch of last Sunday’s races in Elgoibar as both podiums will be on show again.
Having been upgraded from Bronze to a World Athletics Gold Label in barely one year, the 10k Valencia Ibercaja on Sunday (12) will bring together an impressive line-up of athletes who are targeting the course records of 27:23 and 30:15.
At a press conference on Wednesday, elite race manager Zigor Díez announced the names of the athletes in contention at the 77th Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza, the fifth leg of the World Athletics Cross Country Permit series in the Spanish town of Elgoibar on Sunday (12).
Ethiopia’s Lamecha Girma and the three medallists from the European Cross Country Championships head the men’s field at the 63rd edition of the Campaccio in San Giorgio su Legnano, Italy, a World Athletics Cross Country Permit meeting, on 6 January. Kenya’s Margaret Chelimo Kipkemboi leads the field in the women’s race.
Ethiopia’s defending champions Dejene Debela and Medina Deme Armino will both return to China with the aim of retaining their titles at the Xiamen Marathon, the first World Athletics Gold Label road race of the year on Sunday (5).
The 2019 World Athletics Label road race season concludes on Tuesday (30), highlighted by traditional New Year's Eve fixtures in Bolzano and Madrid.
Kenya’s Rebecca Chesir and Muluhabt Tsega of Ethiopia will be the main contenders for the women’s title at the Shenzhen Marathon, a World Athletics Gold Label road race, on Sunday (15).
This weekend’s World Athletics Label road race action centres on the Guangzhou Marathon in China and the women’s race at Saitama.
Both event records will be under threat at the Maratón Valencia Trinidad Alfonso EDP, a World Athletics Gold Label road race in the eastern Spanish city on Sunday (1).