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Coaching Athletics Quarterly

Marathon

Swiss record holder Tadesse Abraham will run his next marathon in Austria. Organisers of the Vienna City Marathon confirmed the start of the 36 year-old who holds a personal best of 2:06:40 and was runner-up in the European Championships’ marathon in Berlin last summer. Returning to Vienna will be the winner of the race from 2016, Robert Chemosin. Kenneth Keter is another Kenyan who can challenge Tadesse Abraham in the Austrian capital. Including running events at shorter distances staged parallel to the marathon organisers expect more than 40,000 athletes for the 36th edition of the Vienna City Marathon. Entries for this IAAF Gold Label Road Race - the highest category in international road running - are still accepted online at: www.vienna-marathon.com

World record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei runs marathon debut in Hamburg - World half marathon record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei will run her debut at the full distance in Hamburg on 28 April this year. This was announced by the organisers of the Haspa Marathon Hamburg today. The marathon debut of the 25 year-old Kenyan is one eagerly awaited in international road running. Organisers also confirmed that Abel Kirui will compete on the fast course in Hamburg. The Kenyan has won two World Championship gold medals and an Olympic silver. He intends to attack Eliud Kipchoge’s course record on 28 April. Online entry for Germany’s biggest spring marathon is still possible at: www.haspa-marathon-hamburg.de

Getaneh Molla produced the fastest marathon debut in history to win the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, while Ruth Chepngetich moved up to third on the women’s world all-time list at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Friday (25).

Dubai (UAE): The 20th staging of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon will be streamed live when the starting gun is fired on Friday morning (January 25).

Monday, 21 January 2019 18:16

Another Record Setting Day in Houston

The 47th Chevron Houston Marathon and 17th Aramco Houston Half Marathon again lived up to their reputation for being flat and fast, with Brigid Kosgei running the fastest half marathon ever on U.S. soil and 44 American athletes running times that qualify them to compete in the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials.

Mumbai,20 January 2019: Kenya’s Cosmas Lagat and Ethiopia’s Worknesh Alemu surprised the pundits and produced outstanding performances in hot conditions to triumph at the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2019, winning in 2:09:15 and 2:25.45 respectively.

Mumbai,18 January 2019: Ethiopian runners took both the men’s and women’s Tata Mumbai Marathon (TMM) titles 12 months ago and pre-race favourites Abera Kuma and Amane Gobena sounded confident that the top honours in the City of Dreams will stay with athletes from the East African nation this coming Sunday (20 January).

Former world record-holder Wilson Kipsang and Chicago Marathon champion Brigid Kosgei are among the latest athletes added to the line-up for the Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 28 April.

Monday, 14 January 2019 18:08

Kipchoge to defend London Marathon title

World record holder Eliud Kipchoge will defend his title at the Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday 28 April.

Returning Brazilian champions are the first male and female competitors across the finish line at the 26th annual 26.2-mile race through Walt Disney World Resort

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