Marathons

Abel Kirui and Florence Kiplagat Crowned Champions at the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Tatyana McFadden captures her seventh win and Marcel Hug takes the title in a photo finish - CHICAGO - In today's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, 40,400 runners crossed the finish line in Chicago's "front yard," Grant Park, as ideal weather conditions greeted them as well as thousands of volunteers and more than 1.7 million spectators.

Historic Record Falls at 35th Anniversary Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

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St. Paul, Minn. – October 9, 2016 After 31 years, Phil Coppess, the humble factory worker from Iowa, is no longer the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon record holder. Kenya’s Dominic Ondoro broke the 1985 record by more than a minute, stopping the clock at 2:08:51.

BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday: Keen Anticipation for Duel between Wilson Kipsang and Kenenisa Bekele

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The former world record holder Wilson Kipsang versus the fastest man ever at 5 and 10,000m, Kenenisa Bekele – that is the grand showdown for the 43rd edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday. Kipsang of Kenya arrives in town having broken the world record here with 2:03:23 in 2013.

BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday: Aberu Kebede has another crack at the 2:20 barrier

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Aberu Kebede has another crack at the 2:20 barrier in Berlin - No rival in the women’s field has such as successful record in the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON as Aberu Kebede. The Ethiopian is also unmatched in her knowledge of local conditions as she prepares to contest the most spectacular German road race for the fourth time on Sunday.