Random news: Kenyan cross-country, fast fields in Valencia, Agnes Tirop Memorial

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Kenyans are keeping busy competing in domestic cross-country meets. Read about the Kenya Police Cross Country Championships 10K that happened Friday. Also, Saturday, Emmanuel Kiprop and Rebecca Mwangi endured temperatures and strong opposition to emerge winners in 10K race....

Pioneer 8K race postponed due to snow, covid, lack of portable toilets

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© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated The 43rd Harriers Pioneer 8K to go Sunday, January 9 has been postponed due to snow, the Omicron variant and of all things a lack of portable toilets. There continues to be...

Rhonex Kipruto Caroline Nyaga win Kenya Police Cross Country Championships

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© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated Men's race Rhonex Kipruto won the Kenya Police Cross Country Championships on Friday. During the final kilometre he passed Micheal Kibet and held the lead for the remainder of the race. Kipruto happens...

Christine Mboma earns African Female Athlete of the Year, coach Henk Botha Coach of...

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© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated It's quite a day for Namibian Christine Mboma who earned the 2021 Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) African Female Hope Athlete award. As it turns out, Henk Botha, her coach was selected...

Tokyo Olympians Geneviève Lalonde and Trevor Hofbauer racing 8K Sunday

© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated Updated: 1/4/22 1:02 PM PST The two top seeds for the Harriers Pioneer 8K taking place Sunday, Jan 9 in Victoria, BC are Tokyo Olympians Geneviève Lalonde and Peachland, BC's Trevor Hofbauer, but...

Hammer thrower Jud Logan and triple jump legend Viktor Saneyev pass away

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© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated Jud Logan *cover photo: On the right is Jud Logan, on the left is Kent State football coach Sean Lewis. Source: Twitter. Jud Logan, American hammer thrower and coach died of Covid-related pneumonia at...

5K world records pending from Barcelona’s Cursa dels Nassos on New Year’s Eve

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© Copyright -2022 - Athletics Illustrated Ethiopia’s Berihu Aregawi and Ejegayehu Taye both broke the world 5K road records on Friday, December 31, while competing in the flat, point-to-point course at Cursa dels Nassos in Barcelona. They ran 12:49...

A Winter baby with a summer’s arrival: Rachel Cliff and Chris Winter announce pregnancy

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© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated Rachel Cliff and her husband Chris Winter, who live in Vancouver, BC, are expecting a baby in 2022. The couple made public the pregnancy via social media on Dec. 27. Cliff, the former...

Indian standards for 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games are confusing

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 © Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated India, a country with only one Olympic medal in athletics, ever, recently set their 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games standards that will require athletes to set national records in some cases. Some of...

First race of 2022, fast Pioneer 8K, set to go Sunday, Jan. 9

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Updated: 12/31/2021 11:53 AM The Prairie Inn Harriers Running Club is hosting the 43rd annual Pioneer 8K on Sunday, January 9, just outside of Victoria, BC in North Saanich. The Island Race Series...