Another set of strong Kenyan runners have been added to the elite field of the 2009 Commerzbank Frankfurt Marathon, which will take place on 25 October, according to the organisers.
Two-times Olympic marathon silver medallist and world champion Catherine Ndereba will bid for the Bupa Great South Run title on Sunday 25 October in Portsmouth, says organisers.
The premier of Victoria - last host of the Commonwealth Games in Australia, John Brumby, has said he was very impressed with the architecture of the infrastructure coming up for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Delhi, India next year.
New Commonwealth mountain running champion, Wilson Chemweno of Kenya, has been confirmed for the 5th Obudu Ranch International Mountain race in Obudu, Cross River, Nigeria.
The Senior African championships 2010 has been rescheduled from 28th April to 2nd May 2010 and will now take place from 28th July to 1st August 2010 in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) has pushed back the date of next year's Senior African Athletics Championships till the summer amid fears Kenyan organisers might not be ready.
Sammy Kitwara, the second fastest marathon runner in the world this year, will lead the Kenyan team to the IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham, UK next month.
South Africa's top marathon runners can come away from the 3rd Nedbank City of Cape Town marathon with stacks of incentive money above the race prize money, should they achieve the set performance standards.
The World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) Executive Committee approves the List of Prohibited Substances and Methods for 2010, which will now be officialized and published on October 1, 2009 and takes effect from January 1, 2010.