Feb 27 Newswire: Simpson, Lagat Win USA Indoor Championships

IIM Kozhikode successfully conducts Thantedam Calicut mini-Marathon 2012

On 26th February 2012, Calicut city ran once again when IIM Kozhikode organized the third edition of Thantedam Calicut mini-Marathon 2012 in association with Thantedam Gender Park of Kozhikode. With its theme “Empowering her future”, the third edition of mini-marathon aimed to highlight issues such as dowry, domestic violence, security, health and economic visibility faced by women in our society and promote empowerment of women. More

Highest Prize Money Marathon Run Expects 27,000 Runners

Come June 24, an expected 27,000 runners will ‘invade’ the city streets when participating in the Standard Chartered KL Marathon 2012, reputedly the highest prize money marathon in the country. The runners for the annual marathon, themed ‘Run for a Reason’, will be from 45 countries. More

Registrations Update

Early Registration For Air Force Marathon Has Advantages

Anyone registering for the Air Force Marathon before March 17 will be automatically entered to win an All Access Prize Package. The 16th annual race, which takes place on September 15, 2012, includes a full marathon (26.2 miles), a half marathon (13.1 miles) and a 10K race (6.2 miles). A 5K race (3.1 miles), hosted by Wright State University, will take place on Friday evening, September 14. More

Results Update

Jenny Simpson (Twice), Manzano, and Lagat Are USA Indoor Champs

In Albuquerque on Saturday, World Champion 1500-meter runner Simpson ran well within herself to take first in the women’s 3000 at the USA Indoor Championships in 9:19.15. In the men’s 3000, Bernard Lagat, the reigning World Indoor champion for the distance, broke open what had been a three-man race by sizzling through the final 200 meters in 25.42 seconds to earn a victory in 7:47.54. More

Kitwara and Cheruiyot run to triple crown in San Juan 10Km

Kenya’s Sammy Kitwara and Vivian Cheruiyot ran smart races to claim their third crown at the 15th World’s Best 10K, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (26) afternoon on the Teodoro Moscoso bridge in the Puerto Rican capital. More

Kiplagat sizzles sub-1:07 at Roma-Ostia Half

Kenyan Florence Kiplagat, Berlin Marathon winner in 2011 and World champion in Cross Country in 2009 and in the Half Marathon in 2010, clocked a jaw-dropping 1:06:38 improving her previous 1:07:40 life time best set in 2010. More

Michael Kipyego Wins Tokyo Marathon

With over two miles remaining in Japan’s largest marathon, the Tokyo Marathon, Kenya’s Michael Kipyego established himself as one of the best of the best as he passed Ethiopian legend Haile Gebrselassie and won the race. Kipyego crossed the finish line in two hours, seven minutes, and 37 seconds. It was his first career win. More

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