Marathons

COMMERZBANK FRANKFURT MARATHON ON 31st OCTOBER

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18 Men with PBs of sub 2:10 in Sunday’s race, Tune and Dibaba to attack women’s course record - The amazing development of recent years seems set to continue in Sunday’s Commerzbank Frankfurt Marathon.

Ethiopian Siraj takes victory in rain soaked Beijing

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Beijing, China - Gena Siraj of Ethiopia won a rain-lashed Beijing Marathon on Sunday morning, but the 25-year-old only eased clear of 38-year-old Gert Thys of South Africa in the final kilometre. The dreadful conditions resulted in a winning time of 2:15:45, one of the slowest times in the event’s 30-year history.

Marine Corps Marathon Announces 2010 Green Team Challenge Winners

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QUANTICO, Va. - The Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) and FitPlanet have announced the winners of the 2010 MCM Green Team Challenge, an online contest to select the two runners with the most sustainable green plan for participating in the upcoming MCM on Sunday, October 31. As contest winners, Christopher Stephens, 42, of New York, NY and Allison Lassoe, 47, of Sheffield, MA will comprise the MCM Green Team.

Al Roker Headlines Celebrity Runners in ING New York City Marathon 2010

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NEW YORK - (October 21, 2010) - Today Show television personality Al Roker will be leading this year's celebrity line-up of runners in the ING New York City Marathon 2010 on Sunday, November 7, it was announced by New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg. Roker will be running his first full marathon.