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Champions Kipsang and Kiplagat to run the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon

Champions Kipsang and Kiplagat to run the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon

April 18, 2014 08:50   Press Release

IAAF President Lamine Diack was recently quoted in Distance Running magazine “Last year road running was in the spotlight more than ever, with Wilson Kipsang’s Marathon world record of 2:03:23 – the only senior world record in outdoor athletics during 2013 – and Edna Kiplagat’s commanding defense of her World Marathon title. We can now look forward to ... Continue reading

April 18 - 20 2014 - Where can you run this week-end?

April 18, 2014 01:00   Where can you run this week-end?

20 races are organized during next week-end in 20 different countries. Good luck to you if you are taking part in one of these events. Don’t forget to come back to ahotu Marathons to share your experience with us. Have a great run !! Australia New South Wales SMC Road Race ... Continue reading

Getu Feleke Breaks Course Record With 2:05:41, Anna Hahner Sensationally Takes Vienna

April 15, 2014 02:10   Press Release

Getu Feleke clocked a superb course record at the 31st Vienna City Marathon. The Ethiopian won the race in good weather conditions with 2:05:41. He was well ahead of the Kenyans Alfred Kering (2:08:28) and Philip Kimutai Sanga (2:08:58). There was a major upset in the women’s race. With 300 metres to go Germany’s Anna Hahner passed a struggling Caroline Chepkwony. ... Continue reading

Tadesse Tola wins the ORLEN Warsaw Marathon!

Tadesse Tola wins the ORLEN Warsaw Marathon!

April 15, 2014 01:30   Press Release

The exciting second ORLEN Warsaw Marathon has just been completed. After a fierce battle, the fastest runner over the distance of 42.195 km during the ORLEN Warsaw Marathon proved to be Tadesse Tola (Ethiopia) with a time of 2h:06min:55s. Over 30,000 competitors, including the best runners from around the world, took part in races held in all ... Continue reading

Record Crowds Roar Kenyans Home in London

April 15, 2014 01:05   Press Release

Record crowds were rewarded with two course records and one world record at the 34th Virgin Money London Marathon today as Kenyans Wilson Kipsang and Edna Kiplagat won two thrilling elite races in the glorious London sunshine, while Tatyana McFadden and Marcel Hug raced to victory in the wheelchair event. London 2012 rowing gold medallists Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins set ... Continue reading

Alexander The Great International Marathon

Alexander The Great International Marathon

April 14, 2014 04:20   Interview Focus on a race

This week’s interview has been conducted by Niandi Carmon from sdpo.com. Before taking part in the Alexander the Great Marathon, in Thessaloniki, Greece, Niandi had the opportunity to meet Giorgis Karagiannis, its organizer. First what got you involved in race organization? Well I was a professional runner and when my running career was over I decided to go into Race ... Continue reading

New record for Wilson Kipsang at Virgin London Marathon 2014

New record for Wilson Kipsang at Virgin London Marathon 2014

April 13, 2014 12:40   News

With a time of 2h04:29, Wilson Kipsang finished the race 11s faster than the previous record established by Geoffrey Mutai in 2011. Wilson Kipsang and Stanley Biwott, Kenya finished at the first and second of the men’s race. So did Edna Kiplagat and Florence Kiplagat also from Kenya. Mo Farah 8th After his triumphs at London 2012 with two Gold medals ... Continue reading

April 11 - 13 2014 - Where can you run this week-end?

April 11, 2014 01:01   Where can you run this week-end?

28 races are organized during next week-end in 28 different countries. Good luck to you if you are taking part in one of these events. Don’t forget to come back to ahotu Marathons to share your experience with us. Have a great run !! Argentina Patagonia Run 42k (Saturday) Patagonia ... Continue reading

The Best Marathon Runners in The World at The ORLEN Warsaw Marathon

The Best Marathon Runners in The World at The ORLEN Warsaw Marathon

April 08, 2014 12:55   Press Release

In the second ORLEN Warsaw Marathon, which will take place on 13 April 2014, the competition will be strong. The Ethiopians Tadese Tola, bronze medallist at the World Championship in Moscow, and Sisay Lemma Kasaye, winner of the last ORLEN Warsaw Marathon, and Henryk Szost, the fastest European at the Olympic Games in London, have already confirmed their participation ... Continue reading

Paris Marathon 2014

Paris Marathon 2014

April 07, 2014 05:00   News

For his marathon debut, Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) won the Paris Marathon in 2h05’02", establishing new course record. The previous record was set by the Kenyan Stanley Biwott in 2012 in 2h05’10"). The three-time Olympic champion on 5,000 and 10,000m, multiple world record holder on the same distances impressed with his performance in the French Capital. Flomena Cheyech (KEN) was ... Continue reading