(IAAF) Ethiopia’s pocket-sized power house Tsegay Kebede unleashed a late surge to regain the men’s title at today’s 2013 Virgin London Marathon IAAF Gold Label Road Race as Priscah Jeptoo led a Kenyan one-two to add the women’s crown to the Olympic silver medal she won on the same London streets last August.
Singer-songwriter Eric Hutchinson to headline post-race concert and Drake Relays closing ceremonies. - DES MOINES, Iowa – The Hy-Vee Road Races at the Drake Relays are set to feature nearly 50 world-class road runners in addition to registered recreational runners all competing for $120,000 in prize money, Drake Relays director Brian Brown and Hy-Vee announced Tuesday.
The British line-up has been revealed for the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games, part of the IAAF Diamond League, in London on July 26-27 which will see memorable moments like ‘Super Saturday’ from London 2012 relived a year on from the Olympic opening ceremony.
Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon and Rita Jeptoo her second in 2:26:25, both after surviving tactical races with several lead changes on a sunny Monday morning (15) at the 117th edition of the Boston Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
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Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa won the 2013 Men’s Race of the Boston Marathon with a final time of 2:10.22. Desisa traveled in a pack of 3 men during the final mile of the race, but was able to pull away to get the victory.
(USATF)INDIANAPOLIS - Ben True (Hanover, N.H.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after leading the USA men’s team to a silver medal at the 40th IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Sunday.
American Record-holder Deena Kastor to Compete in 10th Anniversary of More Magazine/Fitness Magazine Women’s Half Marathon
Kastor placed third in recent ASICS LA Marathon, only her second marathon since the birth of her daughter two years ago - New York, March 26, 2013—American record-holder Deena Kastor, coming off a strong third-place finish recently at the ASICS LA Marathon, will compete in the 10th-anniversary running of the More Magazine/Fitness Magazine Women’s Half Marathon on Sunday, April 14, it