Kenenisa Bekele won the 46th Berlin Marathon in 02:01:41, but missed the world record. 

In the end it was close. A lot. Kenenisa Bekele won the 46th Berlin Marathon in 02:01:41, but missed the world record. And that for just two seconds. For the women, Ashete Bekere won – an Ethiopian double success. The victory he has secured – the sensation just missed: veteran Kenenisa Bekele has lagged behind in the 46th Berlin Marathon just two seconds behind the world record time. The 37-year-old Ethiopian needed 02:01:41 hours for the 42.195 kilometers. For him, it is the second victory after 2016 on the course by the German capital and a…

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A Prison who Produced Runners : San Quentin’s 1,000 Mile Club Runners

2019 Boston Marathon:  Markelle Taylor finished the 2019 Boston Marathon in three hours, three minutes and 52 seconds, a blisteringly fast time for a 46-year-old man who did all of his training on a quarter-mile track of asphalt, gravel and dirt with six 90-degree turns. Weeks before, on 2 March 2019. Image source : San Quentin’s 1,000 Mile Club: ‘The runners all get along well. They seem to support each other’.    Photograph: Frank Ruona   About 1000 Mile Club at at San Quentin Prison The 1000 Mile Club is the organised…

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Running was in my bucket list & Finally I ran my first half marathon : Actor Will Smith

Will Smith completed his first ever half marathon in Cuba. He went for three weeks of extensive training to achieve the title of HALF MARATHON finisher.   Things you need to know Running a half marathon was part of his dream list, his dream list known as ‘WILL SMITH BUCKET LIST’.  its one of Facebook watch exclusively reality video series.   He ran in the beautiful country  Cuba Event:  Havana Half Marathon Bib no: 1447 21km Distance in  2:29:04 Hr Finishing Target: 2:10 hr, but couldn’t make it. He crossed 16 km in a healthy note but…

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First Indian to run 200miles (350KM) at Delirious WEST 200 miler in Australia : Breeze Sharma

India’s top endurance athlete Breeze Sharma just became the first Indian to run 200miles(350KM) in a single stage ultramarathon at the inaugural edition of the Delirious WEST 200miler in Australia, this is also the longest distance run by an Indian on a foreign country land. About the event: The race was held between 20/24th Feb 2019 starting from Perth s Northcliffe visitors center, following the Bibbulmun trails and ending at Great Southern Distilling Company in Albany.         The route was 200mile or 350km: Unstructured Elevation, Wild Animals…

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I want to run until I die : Taru Mateti

Define Taru Mateti in a word. #FitOver50 From a corporate worker to a runner?  As a corporate worker, when I got too obsessed with my job and weighted down by self-inflicted household responsibilities, I gained a lot of weight and lost fitness. My cholesterol went too high, and then I decided to take matters back in my hand. I got back into fitness, but it was more of badminton, aerobics, walking, and a little gymming back then in 2009. A little over five years ago, in 2013 on a casual…

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#2:1:39 wins Laureus Exceptional Achievement award | Only Three athlete in the world received it in the past

 Image: NN Team & Getty Image The IAAF’s World Male Athlete of the Year Eliud Kipchoge has been recognized at the Laureus Awards in Monaco on Monday (18) for his extraordinary performances in the past year. Kipchoge, who broke the world marathon record in Berlin last September, was honored with the Laureus Academy’s Exceptional Achievement award, a discretionary award that has only been handed out three times previously in the history of the event. Previous winners include swimming great Michael Phelps (2013), Chinese tennis champion Li Na (2015) and Italian…

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An International Marathon Runner in “Saree” : Kranti Salvi

Who is Kranti Salvi?   Just like most of the women, I’m a woman wearing multiple hats. Playing various roles of life sincerely that of a Mother, working woman, homemaker, a Pinkathon Ambassador, and a dedicated long distance runner. Academically, I have a degree in Electronics engineering and a Masters in Computer science. I have done various certification courses on Yoga, naturopathy and as a marathon coach. Professionally I’m a director of a company dealing with office automation and display equipments. A Guinness World Record holder for the fastest marathon…

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If they say Ethiopia, its one & only Kenenisa Bekele

Kenenisa Bekele is an Ethiopian Runner, who holds the world record and Olympic record in both the 5,000 meters and 10,000 meters events. He is the most accomplished runner in IAAF World Cross Country Championships history, with six long (12 km) course and five short (4 km) course titles. He won the 10,000 m title at the World Championships in Athletics four times running from 2003 to 2009. Personal best Distance Time (min) Date Location 1500 m 3:32.35 28 September 2007 Shanghai Mile run (indoors) 4:01.57 3 February 2006 New York City 2000 m (indoors) 4:49.99 (WR) 17 February 2007 Birmingham 3000 m 7:25.79 7 August 2007 Stockholm…

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Born in Somalia, living in U.S.A & Running in England- That’s how Mo-Farah rises

Mohamed MuktarJama “Mo” Farah” isa British distance runner. He is the most decorated person in British athletics history, Bagged two gold medal (5K & 1OK) in London Olympic-2012, with seven global titles, and was the first British athlete to win two gold medals at the same world championships. His five gold medals at the European Athletics Championships make him the most successful individual athlete in championships history.Mo’s achievements Started from his humble beginnings in Somalia, arriving in London from Mogadishu at the age of 8. He recently became the first…

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