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By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (01-Nov) -- For the third straight year, a pair of Kenyans swept the top spots here at the 45th TCS New York City Marathon, as Mary Keitany retained her women's title and Stanley Biwott claimed his first...
By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (31-Oct) -- For a trio of athletes based in America, tomorrow's TCS New York City Marathon represents a new and exciting challenge. Olympic silver medalist Sally Kipyego and reigning USA cross country champion Laura Thweatt will be...
By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (31-Oct) -- Donn Cabral and Alexi Pappas celebrated Halloween in style here this morning by winning the fourth annual NYRR Dash to the Finish Line 5-K in 14:19 and 15:59, respectively. Cabral successfully retained his title in...
By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (30-Oct) -- In the words of his coach Patrick Sang, Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor is a new man, a ferocious competitor ready to soar into the upper echelons of elite marathoning. Having never broken 2:06 for the marathon,...
By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (30-Oct) -- Latvia's Jelena Prokopcuka has won two TCS New York City Marathon titles, placed on the podium at two more, and finished in the top five in all six of her Five Borough jaunts. With that...
***Ten Facts You May Not Know About "Marathon Meb"*** By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (29-Oct) -- Meb Keflezighi has always had an extra special spot in his heart for the TCS New York City Marathon. It's where his marathon career began back in...
By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (29-Oct) -- With a sly grin and shift of his eyes, defending TCS New York City Marathon champion Wilson Kipsang sent a warning to his challengers: you better watch out. Speaking here steps from the race's finish...
Madison de Rozario (WA) is world champion for the first time, after storming past the race leader in the closing stages to win GOLD in the T53 wheelchair 800m at the IPC Athletics World Championships. Positioned amongst the pack as athletes approached the final bend, de Rozario gutsily moved off...
‘The White Tiger’, Chad Perris (WA), has won SILVER in the T13 visually impaired 200m to bolster the trophy cabinet of the Australian Flame at the IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha (QAT). Smashing his own personal best and the national record by almost half a second to cross in...
Arne Gabius breaks German record with 2:08:33, Ethiopians Sisay Lemma and Gulume Tollesa celebrate double win in Frankfurt After 27 years of waiting, there’s a new name on the German marathon record as Arne Gabius returned in triumph to the scene of his debut at the distance last year and ran...