Marathons

Justin and Melissa Gillette Claim Victory at the 49th Running of the Atlanta Marathon

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Justin and Melissa Gillette Claim Victory at the 49th Running of the Atlanta Marathon - Atlanta, October 30, 2011 – Nearly 1200 marathon participants and 300 relay teams toed the line at the 2011 Atlanta Marathon and Marathon Relay on Sunday, October 30. The event started and finished at Atlantic Station near Midtown Atlanta.  2011 marked the 49th running of the Atlanta Marathon, which was previously held in conjunction with the Atlanta Half Marathon on Thanksgiving Day, as well as the inaugural running of the Atlanta Marathon Relay. 

Kipsang tantalises with 2:03:42 World record assault in Frankfurt

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Frankfurt, Germany - Despite a magnificent effort over the final five kilometres of the BMW Frankfurt Marathon this morning, when he could see that his promised World record was slipping away, Wilson Kipsang of Kenya fell just four seconds short of his compatriot, Patrick Makau’s World mark of 2:03:38, set in Berlin five weeks ago.

Watch the race live on the web this Sunday, get information from the real timereporting and from onlineinterviews with Wilson Kipsang

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The BMW Frankfurt Marathon can be watched worldwide on the internet. The race starts at 10 am (Central European time / be aware that clocks goback one hour in the night before the race!) and is broadcasted live bythe regional German TV station (Hessischer Rundfunk). You can follow this programme at:

BMWFRANKFURT MARATHON ON 30th OCTOBER

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Flash Quotes - BMWFrankfurt Marathon, Friday, 28th October 2011 - Wilson Kipsang, CourseRecord Holder and Defending Champion
 
 
 “I am very happyand appreciate very much being able to return to the BMWFrankfurt Marathon. The biggest change since last year is that I’vebeen able to run in higher profile races and, of course, the prize moneyalso transformed my personal life. I’ve prepared more intensively thanlast year, did more running overall and more quality in thespeedwork.

World Championships Medalist Feyisa Lilesa, Half-marathon Sensation Matthew Kisorio, and Two-time European Championships Medalist Inga Abitova Added to ING New York City Marathon 2011 Field

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New York, October 20, 2011—The 2011 IAAF World Championships Marathon bronze medalist, Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia, and the second-fastest half-marathoner in the world this year, Matthew Kisorio of Kenya, lead a group of late additions to the ING New York City Marathon field, it was announced today by New York Road Runners officials.