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Getu Feleke and Feyse Tadese added to elite field of Frankfurt Marathon

Getu Feleke and Feyse Tadese added to elite field of Frankfurt Marathon

Dick Straight October 19, 2017 0

  Getu Feleke is the man with the fastest credentials going into the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon on October 29. The 30-year-old Ethiopian has a highly impressive best of 2:04:50 and also ran a superb course

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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon to be live streamed Sunday morning

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon to be live streamed Sunday morning

Dick Straight October 18, 2017 0

Paul Gains Running fans from around the world will once again be able to watch the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon in its entirety thanks to a unique partnership between race organizers, sponsors and Astrodog Media. Beginning

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Kenya’s Angela Tanui To Battle Mighty Ethiopians at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Kenya’s Angela Tanui To Battle Mighty Ethiopians at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Dick Straight October 12, 2017 0

Paul Gains A strong contingent of Ethiopian runners will make their way across the Atlantic to compete in this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon and so it falls upon Angela Tanui to be the Kenyan

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Edwin Kiptoo To Defend Blom Bank Beirut Marathon

Edwin Kiptoo To Defend Blom Bank Beirut Marathon

Dick Straight October 11, 2017 0

Paul Gains It was an enormous surprise when Kenya’s Edwin Kibet Kiptoo won the Blom Bank Beirut Marathon a year ago but his victory in this IAAF Silver Label race blew his anonymity completely out

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Deep American Field Ready to Rock San Jose

Deep American Field Ready to Rock San Jose

Christopher Kelsall October 4, 2017 0

This weekend, the center of Silicon Valley plays host to one of the most exciting road races in the Golden State: the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon. Defending champion, Shadrack Biwott, headlines the men’s field

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Cam Levins to run Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon

Cam Levins to run Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon

Dick Straight October 3, 2017 0

Paul Gains In what could be a massive boost for Canadian marathoning, Cam Levins has announced he will tackle the half marathon at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon October 22nd. The former Canadian 10,000m record holder

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Birmingham bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games officially confirmed by UK Government

Birmingham bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games officially confirmed by UK Government

Dick Straight September 30, 2017 0

From Inside the Games A bid from Birmingham for the 2022 Commonwealth Games was today officially confirmed by the United Kingdom Government. Confirmation of the bid comes just a day before the official deadline set by

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Catherine Watkins Chasing Canadian Masters’ Marathon Record

Catherine Watkins Chasing Canadian Masters’ Marathon Record

Christopher Kelsall September 28, 2017 0

Paul Gains If things go according to plan, Catherine Watkins will be a new Canadian Masters’ record holder in the marathon come October 22nd. The 46-year-old from Vancouver has set the women’s 45 years+ standard of

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WADA provisionally suspends Paris Laboratory

WADA provisionally suspends Paris Laboratory

Dick Straight September 27, 2017 0

From Inside the Games The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has provisionally suspended the accreditation of the Paris laboratory. A ban has been placed on the facility in the French capital, known as the French Laboratoire National

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Uganda’s Alex Chesakit Racing at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Uganda’s Alex Chesakit Racing at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Christopher Kelsall September 26, 2017 0

Paul Gains East African runners have dominated the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon the past two decades, but one thing this IAAF Gold Label race has never had is a Ugandan victor. Alex Chesakit is hoping to

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