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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

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

New date for the Knobstone Trail Mini

March 24, 2014 09:03   News

Until last year the Knobstone Trail Mini was held in late October in Martinsville, Indiana. In 2014, the race will take place on September 27th. For more information Official website of the Knobstone Trail Mini-MarathonKnobstone Trail Mini-Marathon on ahotu Marathons ... Continue reading

Wokingham Half Marathon 2014 Cancelled

February 02, 2014 00:00   News

Due to flooding on the course (sometimes 8 inches deep), the race has been cancelled. There is no refund, but the runners will get for free an entry for the 2015 race. ... Continue reading

Wilson Kipsang sets a new Marathon world record in Berlin

September 29, 2013 15:07   News

Wilson Kipsang from Kenya broke the marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday, setting a new official best time of 2 hours 3 mins and 23 seconds. The previous record had been set by his compatriot Patrick Makau in 2:03:38, also in Berlin two years ago. ... Continue reading

Joao Oliveira of Portugal won the 2013 Spartathlon

September 28, 2013 19:50   News

At the end of the 245.3 km race that links Athens to Sparta, Portuguese runner Joao Olivera, crossed the finish line of the 31st edition of the Spartathlon":http://marathons.ahotu.com/race/spartathlon in 23 hours 29 minutes and 8 seconds. Joao was two hours ahead of the two German runners Florian Reus (25:29:54.) and Stu Thoms who had won the race last year (25:54:49). This ... Continue reading

Sad day at the Boston Marathon

April 16, 2013 05:26   News

I woke up this morning hearing the horrific news of what happened on Commonwealth Avenue. All my thoughts and sympathies go to the runners and spectators at the Boston Marathon. A very sad day… ... Continue reading

Coldwater Rumble adds a 100 Mile run to the event

Coldwater Rumble adds a 100 Mile run to the event

March 27, 2013 17:59   News

Aravaipa Running wich organizes each year the Coldwater Rumble at the end of January will add an new race to its event : the Coldwater Rumble 100 Mile Trail Run. The desert trail event will be run on January 25th 2014 in the Estrella Mountain Regional Park, near Goodyear, AZ with the following distances: Coldwater Rumble ... Continue reading

UNRWA Gaza Marathon is cancelled

March 07, 2013 06:00   News

The organizers of the UNRWA Gaza Marathon wich was due to be held on April 10 have announced that the race has been cancelled. As the authorities in Gaza didn’t allow women to take part in the race, it was impossible fo the UN agency to maintain the event. For more information Official website of the UNRWA Gaza ... Continue reading