Marathons

Vienna City Marathon: Shuko Genemo ready for another fast race

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A year after battling high winds during the Vienna City Marathon Shuko Genemo is back in the Austrian capital. Despite the severe conditions in 2016 the Ethiopian won the race with a personal best of 2:24:31. Now she hopes for better conditions this time to further improve her personal best. However a possible attack on the course record of 2:23:47 might again depend on the weather. The Vienna City Marathon, which will see its 34th edition on Sunday, is an IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

Chicago Marathon Champion Abel Kirui Tackles London Again

Written by Sabrina Yohannes (RunBlogRun).

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" I need London" is what Abel Kirui told RunBlogRun writer Sabrina Yohannes. Remember that for Sunday, because Abel might not be on few journo's list, but Abel Kirui should be considered. Here's Sabrina's story on Abel Kirui.

Course record could be mine, says Bekele

Written by London Marathon.

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Men’s favourite Kenenisa Bekele believes he is in shape to run one of the fastest marathons ever seen and break Eliud Kipchoge’s course record at the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon this Sunday.

World record is on the cards, says Keitany

Written by London Marathon.

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A new marathon world record could be on the cards on Sunday when the best elite women’s field ever assembled go for victory on the streets of the British capital at the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon.

Kiplagat and Kirui secure Kenyan double in Boston

Written by IAAF.

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Two-time world champion Edna Kiplagat and relative unknown Geoffrey Kirui were crowned champions today at the 121st running of the Boston Marathon, the first double win for Kenya in five years. Each won the IAAF Gold Label Road Race with a single devastating move at strategic points in the race which their competition could not answer. Kiplagat ran 2:21:52, and Kirui 2:09:37.