Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie clinches the BUPA Great Manchester Run win yesterday in 28 minutes and 10 seconds ahead of Briton Chris Thomson (28:21) and Ukraine's Sergiy Lebid (28:25).
After a convincing half marathon win at the 28th Vienna City Marathon, Ethiopian legend, Haile Gebrselassie, said he's looking forward to the London 2012 Olympics qualification.
Kenya's John Kiprotich and Fate Tola from Ethiopia were the unexpected winners of the 28th Vienna City Marathon, whilst Haile Gebrselassie cruised to a half marathon time of 60:18.
Ethiopian distance legend, Haile Gebrselassie, will not start in the Tokyo Marathon this Sunday after the World's marathon record-holder fell on a rock during a training and bruised his knee.
African runners stormed to World leading times at the Aviva Grand Prix in Birmingham on Saturday with Abubaker Kaki in the men’s 1000m, Augustine Choge in men's 1500m, Abeba Aregawi in the women's and a superb women’s 3000m from Sentayehu Ejigu.
Ethiopia's Girma Beyene Gezahn has won the 22nd Marrakech international Marathon crossing 42.195 km course in 2 hours, 40 minutes and 22 seconds on Sunday.
Ethiopia's Meselech Melkamu Haileyesus set a new course record of 48 minutes and 57 seconds to win the women's race at the 6th Obudu International Mountain Race on Saturday at the Obudu Mountain Resort in Cross River State, Nigeria.
Azmeraw Bekele and Sule Utura were the men's and women's winners respectively at the 2010 Ethiopian Airlines Great Ethiopian Run 10km on the streets of Addis Ababa earlier on Sunday.
Ethiopia's Gebre Gebremariam won the men's race on his marathon debut and Kenya's Edna Kiplagat took the women's title in her first New York race at the 2010 ING New York City Marathon on Sunday.