from iaaf - Monte-Carlo – Heading the Entry List for the IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships which take place in Birmingham, UK on 11 October 2009, is three-time reigning champion Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea.
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 29, 2009 - Seven Team USA Minnesota distance runners will compete in events during the Twin Cities Marathon weekend including at the TC 5k on Oct. 3, the Medtronic TC 10 Mile and the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon on Oct. 4. The 10 Mile race is also the USA Men's 10 Mile Championship, and the marathon is the designated USA Women's Marathon Championship.
Agnes Kiprop and Firehiwot Dado added to best ever women’s field - The women’s field of the Commerzbank Frankfurt Marathon on 25th October has considerably grown in strength with more elite runners added. Most prominent names among the new entries are Kenya’s Agnes Kiprop and Ethiopia’s Firehiwot Dado, who both won big spring marathons this year. While Kiprop took the Turin Marathon Dado won the Rome Marathon.
NYRR - NEW YORK - (September 26, 2009) - Britain's Andy Baddeley and Shannon Rowbury of the United States won the men's and women's titles at the 29th Continental Airlines Fifth Avenue Mile (photo left, NYRR) on a beautiful fall Saturday afternoon.
U.S. Olympian and double 2007 World champion Bernard Lagat for the second consecutive year was unable to win this title, finishing fourth (3:52.7) in his last race of the season.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - With three USA Marathon Championships on the line Sunday, October 4, the fields at the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon in Minnesota will be packed with the nation's top competitors. The national championship events are part of the 28th Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon that starts in downtown Minneapolis and finishes in front of the State Capitol in St. Paul.