Volkswagen Prague Marathon

Salpeter improved the Volkswagen Prague Marathon event record by more than two minutes

07 May 2019 13:37
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Press Release
Cool temperatures and enthusiastic crowds of spectators helped produce fast times at the 25th Anniversary of the 2019 Volkswagen Prague Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race. A new sub 2:20 course record for the women and the second fastest time in event history for the men were in the headlines. On a partly cloudy morning with light winds and very

Results 2019: Volkswagen Prague Marathon

07 May 2019 07:42
Jean-Loup Fenaux
News Results
Almahjoub Dazza claimed victory with a time of 02:05:58. He finished 20 secondes ahead of Dawit Wolde. The third place went to Aychew Bantie with a time of 02:06:23 In the ladies race, Lonah Chemtai Salpeter took top honours by finishing the race in 02:19:46 . Shitaye Eshete earned runner-up honours with a time of 02:22:39. While Genet Yalew came in

Dazza, Salpeter win Prague international marathon

05 May 2019 00:00
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Results 2018: Volkswagen Prague Marathon

07 May 2018 14:24
Jean-Loup Fenaux
News Results
The victory went to Galen Rupp who crossed the finish line at 02:06:07. He finished 56 secondes ahead of Sisay Lemma. Rounding out the top three was Stephen Kwelio Chemlany with a time of 02:09:42. In the ladies race, Bornes Jepkirui Kitur finished first in 02:24:19 . She bested Belaynesh Oljira who crossed the finish line 54 secondes behind her. Rounding

Rupp and Kitur take Prague Marathon wins

06 May 2018 00:00
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Valary Aiyabei smashes Volkswagen Prague Marathon event record. Ethiopian Abraha scores victory among the men

09 May 2017 08:27
Jean-Loup Fenaux
The twenty-third Volkswagen Prague Marathon has its winners. Of all the ten thousand runners taking part, the first to cross the finish line in a time of 2:08:47 was Ethiopian runner Gebretsadik Abraha. And thanks to Kenyan representative Valary Aiyabei and her incredible time of 2:21:57, there is a new event record among the women. In fact the first three to finish all managed to beat it. When it came to the Czechs, Petr Pechek successfully defended his title while among the women Petra Pastorová from Prague reigned supreme.

Aiyabei breaks course record at Prague Marathon

07 May 2017 00:00
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Potential for Ethiopian double at Prague Marathon

05 May 2017 00:00
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Breakthoughs for Karimi, Cherono; Olympic berth for Vrabcova at Volkswagen Prague Marathon

10 May 2016 02:23
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Before the race, Lucy Karimi looked at the start list and compared personal bests to her own and didn’t think she had a shot. Download photos from the race here. “I did not think that I could be a winner,” Karimi said. “Everybody that was in there was so strong.” It turned out to be a vast underestimation of her abilities.