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Elite start list for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

2015 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon: Elite Start Lists BIB NAME COUNTRY AGE RECENT PERFORMANCES NAME ON BIB 1 KORIR, Laban KEN 30 2:07:54 Paris 2015 KORIR 2 SOME, Peter KEN 25 2:05:38 Paris 2013 SOME 3 KIPYEGO, Michael KEN 32 2:06:58 Tokyo 2014 KIPYEGO 4 KIRWA, Gilbert KEN 30 2:07:44 Paris 2015 KIRWA 5 ASEFA, Belay ETH 23 2:07:10...

KENYA’S PETER SOME LOOKING FOR REDEMPTION AT SCOTIABANK TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON

  A year ago Peter Some found himself at the front thirty kilometres into the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon battling the cold and windy elements....

International Athletics Consultancy respond to “incorrect and irresponsible reporting by The Star Newspaper”

The following is the International Athletics Consultancy's reaction to what they believe to be incorrect reporting by Mr. William Njuguna from The Star Newspaper (Kenya). On...

Meseret Mengistu leads strong Ethiopian quartet in Frankfurt Marathon while Germany’s Lisa Hahner runs...

Meseret Mengistu Biru, the winner of the Paris Marathon this spring, will head a strong Ethiopian women’s quartet at this year’s Frankfurt Marathon on...

Latest Olympic News

National Olympic Committees remain concerned about Rio 2016 accommodation shortage Rio 2016 have urged National Olympic Committees to seek "non-traditional" forms of accommodation during next...

Gladys Cherono and Aberu Kebede target 2:20 barrier while Anna Hahner sets sights on...

Talk about the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON has so often been about records, with speculation about who can make their mark on history by breaking the...

A special season for the Guelph Gryphons

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The University of Guelph’s cross country teams have a special season in front of them for two reasons....

ETHIOPIAN SENSATION SHURE DEMISE TO RUN TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON

By Paul Gains As a young girl Shure Demise dreamed of becoming a world class runner like her hero and compatriot Derartu Tulu. Then, in...

Natasha Labeaud and Kelly Wiebe To Defend Eastside 10k Titles

By Paul Gains Natasha Labeaud returns to the Vancouver Eastside 10k September 19th ready to defend the title she won a year ago, but also...

Peres Jepchirchir’s rise continues as the young Kenyan smashes event record to win in...

By Andy Edwards The surge to the top of Peres Jepchirchir showed no sign of faltering as the 21-year-old Kenyan surprised herself with the emphatic...