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Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany are voted AIMS Marathon Runners of the Year

Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany are voted AIMS Marathon Runners of the Year

November 10, 2017, No Comments on Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany are voted AIMS Marathon Runners of the Year

Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany are officially the top marathon runners of 2017. The Kenyans were announced as the winners of the AIMS Best Marathon Runner (BMR) Awards at the Gala in Athens on Friday. The event was organised by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) and the Hellenic Athletics Federation, »

Mary Keitany smashes course record while Josphat Kiptis surprises the favourites in Olomouc

Mary Keitany smashes course record while Josphat Kiptis surprises the favourites in Olomouc

June 20, 2015, No Comments on Mary Keitany smashes course record while Josphat Kiptis surprises the favourites in Olomouc

Mary Keitany emerged triumphant from the sixth edition of the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon, running the world class time of 66:38 for victory. The Kenyan improved the course record by over two minutes and achieved the fourth fastest time in the world this year for the half marathon. Her compatriots Rose Chelimo and Angela »

Wilson Kipsang and Geoffrey Ronoh are set to renew their rivalry while Mary Keitany makes her RunCzech debut in Olomouc

Wilson Kipsang and Geoffrey Ronoh are set to renew their rivalry while Mary Keitany makes her RunCzech debut in Olomouc

May 18, 2015, No Comments on Wilson Kipsang and Geoffrey Ronoh are set to renew their rivalry while Mary Keitany makes her RunCzech debut in Olomouc

The sixth edition of the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon will feature the latest episode of the duelling training partners when Wilson Kipsang and Geoffrey Ronoh stand on the start line in the Czech Republic on Saturday, June 20 while the Kenyan theme of excellence will be boosted by the women’s former world record holder »

Mary Keitany Interview

Mary Keitany Interview

December 17, 2013, 1 Comment on Mary Keitany Interview

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Kenya’s Mary Keitany is looking to bounce back to her former fitness levels sometime in 2014. She gave birth to her second child in 2013. The 31-year-old is the third fastest marathon runner in the world with a personal best of 2:18:37, which is the fifth fastest time »

Kipsang and Kiprotich race against each other for the first time in Half Marathon, Keitany might attack course record in Olomouc

Kipsang and Kiprotich race against each other for the first time in Half Marathon, Keitany might attack course record in Olomouc

June 19, 2015, No Comments on Kipsang and Kiprotich race against each other for the first time in Half Marathon, Keitany might attack course record in Olomouc

Two of the world’s best distance runners will face each other over the half marathon distance for the first time on Saturday: the Olympic Marathon champion Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda and Kenya’s former world record holder for the marathon distance, Wilson Kipsang, will line up in the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon. However, it is »

irui and Ayana predict fast times at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2017

irui and Ayana predict fast times at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2017

November 16, 2017, No Comments on irui and Ayana predict fast times at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2017

Fast times will be the obvious target for all of the top runners at the 13th edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon – and the 10th anniversary of Airtel becoming the title sponsor – with 2017 world champions Geoffrey Kirui and Almaz Ayana both looking to make a big impact on the IAAF »

Hopes Bright for Future of Athens Marathon

Hopes Bright for Future of Athens Marathon

November 13, 2017, No Comments on Hopes Bright for Future of Athens Marathon

The organisers of the Athens Marathon take an Authentic look back on a record entry of 18,500 runners on Sunday for the 35th edition of their historic race, they are also looking to the future. In recent years the economic problems besetting Greece have had their impact on the race but, like Pheidippides of »

Flanagan’s indelible moment in the streets of New York

Flanagan’s indelible moment in the streets of New York

November 7, 2017, No Comments on Flanagan’s indelible moment in the streets of New York

Shalane Flanagan’s win of the 2017 New York City Marathon was a victory long in the making and a performance befitting of a world-class runner. While almost every other runner’s heart rate was dropping and the pace was slowing during the final stages of the 42.195-kilometre event, Flanagan stepped on the gas. “It’s never over until »

Eliud Kipchoge in contention for hat-trick of Best Marathon Runner titles

Eliud Kipchoge in contention for hat-trick of Best Marathon Runner titles

November 7, 2017, No Comments on Eliud Kipchoge in contention for hat-trick of Best Marathon Runner titles

The Kenyan duo of Eliud Kipchoge and Geoffrey Kirui are the candidates for the 2017 Men’s BMR Awards; Mary Keitany of Kenya and Rose Chelimo of Bahrain are the contenders for the 2017 Women’s BMR Awards; Rosa Mota will receive the 2017 AIMS Lifetime Achievement Award Devotees of distance running and the marathon, in particular, »

World champions Kirui and Ayana to contest the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2017

World champions Kirui and Ayana to contest the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2017

November 2, 2017, No Comments on World champions Kirui and Ayana to contest the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2017

The 13th edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon – and the 10th anniversary of Airtel becoming the title sponsor – could be the most spectacular yet in the Indian city with race promoters Procam International having signed up 2017 world champions Geoffrey Kirui and Almaz Ayana to contest the IAAF Gold Label Road Race »