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With deep elite fields and an overall total of more than 35,000 runners the 43rd edition of the N Kolay Istanbul Marathon will go ahead on 7 November. Ethiopians Herpasa Negasa and Mamitu Daska head the start lists with personal bests of 2:03:40 and 2:21:59 respectively.

(World Athletics ) - Ethiopia’s Seifu Tura claimed the biggest win of his career so far, while Kenya’s world champion Ruth Chepngetich added another title to her CV as the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, a World Athletics Elite Platinum Label road race, returned on Sunday (10).

(iAAF) You lose some and you win some. Just hours after Joyciline Jepkosgei lost her 10km world record, the highly talented Kenyan blew away a stellar women’s field to win the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday (30) on her debut in the World Athletics Elite Platinum Label race.

(photo: winner Corinna Harrer,/ Norbert Wilhelmi / GENERALI MUNICH MARATHON ) Alexander Hirschhäuser and Corinna Harrer won the GENERALI MUNICH MARATHON and took the national championships which were included in the race. The event was the third race in Germany to go ahead with more than 10,000 runners during the Corona pandemic. In the past two months Berlin’s half marathon and marathon races were staged successfully in the capital.

(PHOTO: photorun.net) 24 hours after he had stood on the startline of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON, Kenenisa Bekele reflected on the dramatic events of Sunday’s race where he trailed in third with a time of 2:06:47, albeit set in hot and humid conditions. After pre-race talk of high hopes for an attack on Eliud Kipchoge’s world record of 2:01:39, set on this same Berlin course in 2018, the Ethiopian’s career appeared to be in the balance and not for the first time given his age and injury record. But at 39 he is adamant that his potential for future success is realistic. Right after the race Kenenisa Bekele admitted that „for me the big problem was a lack of training because of the pandemic“. The Ethiopian also said that he caught Covid earlier this year. But he had no strong symptoms and recovered well.

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