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News Archive

Dec 2003

IAAF.org: Brussels victors Tergat and Burika aim at World Cross return

Kenyas Paul Tergat returned to the cross country scene today after a three-year

absence and showed the winning qualities that saw him win five consecutive

World titles on the surface in the 1990s.

The worlds fastest half marathon and marathon runner won the prestigious

Iris Lotto CrossCup - IAAF Permit - race for the third time and may now return

to the same Park of Laeken venue in March to seek a sixth individual World

Cross Country title (20-21 March 2004).

The 34-year-old Kenyan didn’t hit...

Oct 2003

Horst, give us such a great marathon again!

On Saturday, (September 27, 2003,) 9,612 inline skaters started off an

unbelievable sporting weekend in the German capital. The signs of the times

were recognised, and the organisational crew around Horst and Mark Milde made

an independent MARATHON race come true for the inline skaters within the

framework of the 30th real,- BERLIN MARATHON. Optimal conditions greeted not

only the 150 best skaters in the world, but also accompanied the record number

of almost 10,000 skaters on their sightseeing...

Sep 2003 Jul 2003

Paul Tergats Goal is a World Record

When the Kenyan Josephat Kiprono won the BERLIN MARATHON in 1999 in 2:06:44,

then the third fastest time ever, his manager Gabriele Rosa stood in the finish

area and said: "If some day Paul Tergat should run the BERLIN MARATHON, he

could be capable of running a time of 2:05 or 2:04." It will be seen on

September 28th whether or not the Italian was correct in his estimation, for

Paul Tergat really will be starting at the 30th real,- BERLIN MARATHON. The

organisers had previously announced the...

May 2003

A record 10,528 runners at the 20th AVON Women

The organisers from SCC-RUNNING received the best present for 20th anniversary

of the AVON Womens Run from the participants themselves:

With 10,528 runners (5,135 for the 5 km race, 4,704 for the 10 km, and 689

Bambinis) from 44 countries, the Berlin event broke the barrier of 10,000 for

the first time. About 18,000 spectators lined the start and finish, and the

runners were motivated by rows of applauding spectators (husbands, children,

friends) within the park. The women and family running...

Jan 2003

Three world records run by Naoko Takahashi in Berlin

The 24th of December 2002 was the date the IAAF chose to publish its lastest

list recognising world records (world best rimes) for road races with effect

from 01.01.2003. According to the new list Naoko Takahashi (JPN) has been

credited with having run three world records at the 28th real,- BERLIN-MARATHON

on the 30.09.2001, namely: 25 km 1:22:31

30 km 1:39:02

Marathon 2:19:46

This is the first time in a number of years that the IAAF has gone through

the process of recognising a number of world...

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