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Kenyan running great Mary Keitany announced her retirement on Wednesday (22) after a stellar career which saw her win the London Marathon on three occasions and the New York Marathon four times, as well as triumph at the 2009 World Half Marathon Championships.

(Photo: SCC EVENTS / Petko Beier) A contingent of some of the world’s top runners and around 25,000 mass participants will be on the start line next Sunday, September 26, for the 47th edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON. The Ethiopian superstar Kenenisa Bekele heads the men’s entry while his compatriot Hiwot Gebrekidan is an equally strong contender for the women’s title. 

EUGENE, Oregon — The iconic Nike Prefontaine Classic returned to campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene for the first time since 2018 and the new Hayward Field did not disappoint. The star-studded fields with 47 medalists from the Tokyo Olympics who combined to earn 62 medals recorded two American records, four U.S. all-comers records, six world leads, three Diamond League records and eight Pre Classic records.

Up & Coming Runners Baker, Finch and Henderson Will Train in Running City USA - ATLANTA – September 17, 2021 -- Atlanta Track Club Elite added a trio of up and coming middle distance runners to its roster this week. The Club announced that former Stanford All-American Olivia Baker (South Orange, NJ), recent Troy University standout Gemma Finch (Newbury, U.K.) and former Boise State All-American Sadi Henderson (Hamilton, MT) will compete for the team beginning with the 2021-2022 Indoor Track & Field Season.

Event organizers release COVID-19 guidelines to create a safe racing environment for all participants  - CHICAGO – The Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced today that it will host some of the world’s best elite athletes as it prepares for the 43rd running of the event. In addition to previously announced Americans Galen Rupp and Sara Hall, Getaneh Molla (ETH), Seifu Tura (ETH), Ruth Chepngetich (KEN), Keira D’Amato (USA), and Emma Bates (USA) are among the stars headlining this year’s field. Local natives Chris Derrick (USA) and Lindsay Flanagan (USA) are also among the top athletes in this year’s field. Adding to the excitement, past champions Daniel Romanchuk (USA), Marcel Hug (SWI), Tatyana McFadden (USA), and Amanda McGrory (USA) will race for the victory in the elite wheelchair competition.

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