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Gebrselassie Dominates Great North Run

Ethiopian Berhane Adere wins the women’s race. SOUTH SHIELDS, England — Marathon world record holder Haile Gebrselassie crossed off another item on his bucket list here today, overwhelming the field of the 30th BUPA Great North Run half marathon in his first ever appearance at the event.  The Ethiopian’s finish time of 59:33 was the […]

Gebrselassie Making Good On Agreement

Marathon world-record holder ready for his first appearance at the BUPA Great North Run on Sunday. Written by: David Monti (c) 2010 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved. Used with permission. NEWCASTLE, England — By running Sunday’s 30th BUPA Great North Run here, Haile Gebrselassie will be fulfilling a promise he made ten years ago […]

Kebede, Shobukova Win London Marathon

Expected epic showdown in men’s race did not materialize. Written by: Matt Fitzgerald It was billed as the deepest Virgin London Marathon men’s race field ever–and that’s saying something. Defending champion and 2008 Olympic Marathon gold medalist Sammy Wanjiru of Kenya was there. Four-time half-marathon world champion and recent half-marathon world record breaker Zersenay Tadese […]

2009 ING New York City Marathon Elite Race Handicapping

Can an American man win for the first time this century? Will Paula three-peat? Written by: Sean McKeon The 2009 ING New York City Marathon is not only the final Marathon Major of the year, but it is also the 2009 US men’s marathon championship. The combination of competitions has made for an extremely deep […]

New York City Marathon Preview

The men’s elite field is stacked this year. The women’s is not. The 40th ING New York City Marathon will take place Sunday, November 1. As it does every year, the event will start on Staten Island, cross the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge into Brooklyn, travel north through Brooklyn and Queens, cross into Manhattan over the Queensboro […]