This year's jubilee edition will see a clash of the past two champions, who had both improved the course record by a significant margin: Kenyans Wilson Kipsang and Gilbert Kirwa will return for the 30th BMW Frankfurt Marathon on 30th October.
East African news and reports
Ethiopians Deriba Merga and Feyisa Lilesa have joined the field for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon as the organisers yesterday announced its complete 2010 men's and women's elite field for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday October 10.
With half a dozen runners featuring personal bests of sub 2:08 and another eight runners having achieved sub 2:10 times so far the Commerzbank Frankfurt Marathon 2010 promises to produce yet another thrilling and high-class men's race.
The Ministry of Education and Sports of Uganda, the IAAF and the Uganda Athletics Federation have signed a Partnership and Cooperation Agreement to develop the Kids' Athletics programme within the Ugandan primary schools.
The World Athletics Day concluded over the weekend at Y.Y. Okot Girls' Secondary School in Kitgum climaxed by youth participants planting trees to kick start the Uganda Athletics Federation's (UAF) Green Project.
Ethiopia's and World's greatest distance runner Haile Gebrselassie stormed to his third BUPA Great Manchester Run triumph on Sunday but a strong wind restricted him to a time of 28 minutes and two seconds.
After her phenomenal 25k World record at the BIG 25 Berlin, Mary Keitany is looking ahead to her next big goal, which will be her debut in the full marathon and possibly an attempt at that record too.
Kenyans duo of Samuel Kosgei and Mary Keitany crowned the jubilee edition of the BIG 25 Berlin yesterday with unique double world record performances at the German 25k road race.
Three Kenyan top stars will run the 30th edition of the BIG 25 Berlin this Sunday: Mary Keitany, Paul Kosgei and Gilbert Kirwa are ready for fast times.
Olympic bronze medallist Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia ended Kenya's hope of a seventh successive London men's marathon title with a dominant victory at the 2010 Virgin London Marathon in two hours, five minutes and 19 seconds.