Women's Running Roundup 5/11/18

ROAD RUNNING 

TCS NEW YORK MARATHON (IAAF GOLD)

See the separate roundup here

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NICE - CANNES MARATHON (IAAF BRONZE)
Full results here
1. Nurit SHIMELS, ETH 2:31:54
2. Doris CHANGEYWO, KEN 2:38:17
3. Edinah KIMAIYO, KEN 2:41:55

PORTO MARATHON (IAAF BRONZE)
Full results here
1. Abeba-Tekulu Gebremeskel, ETH 02:30:13 
2. Meskerem Abera Hunde, ETH 02:33:50 
3. Elvanie Nimbona, BURUNDI 02:44:24


INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MARATHON

Full results here
1. Laurie KNOWLES, USA 2:37:50
2. Hiruni WIJAYARATNE USA, 2:38:34
3. Sallie POST, USA 2:41:58

HANGZHOU MARATHON (IAAF SILVER) 

Can’t fathom the site enough to get the results but ‘my best runs’ reports the following..

Running under cloudy and cool conditions, the first seven finishers in the women’s race broke the course record of 2:31:21 set by Anne Cheptanui Bererwe of Kenya last year. Muluhabt Tsega enjoyed a comfortable solo lead in the final five kilometres and improved the record by more than three minutes to win with a personal best of 2:28:08.

It is the fourth race of the year for the 28-year-old Tsega. She clocked 2:30:38 to finish eighth in Osaka in January and finished fourth at the Warsaw Marathon in April with a 2:30:16 clocking. Last month she competed in the Toronto Waterfront Marathon but had to withdraw after 20 kilometres due to a stomach problem.

It is also the second marathon title for Tsega. She took the victory at 2014 Beirut Marathon in her marathon debut and set her previous PB of 2:29:12, which has since stood as the course record.


 

ROAD PREVIEW

11th Nov

Athens Authentic Marathon
Maratona Di Ravenna
BLOM BANK Beirut Marathon IAAF Silver Label - Won last year by Eunice Chumba of Bahrain i 2:28:38 of Bahrain, this race has Paula Radcliffe as it’s headline ambassador and has 10000USD at stake for the winner

Maratón Internacional Megacable GuadalajaraIAAF Bronze Label
Hefei International MarathonIAAF Bronze Label
Vodafone Istanbul MarathonIAAF Gold Label

18th Nov
Kobe MarathonIAAF Bronze Label
Shanghai International MarathonIAAF Gold Label
Semi-Marathon de Boulogne Billancourt Christian GrangerIAAF Bronze Label  

 

 


TRAIL RUNNING

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