Birmingham 2009

IAAF/EDF World Half Marathon Championships - Birmingham 11 October, 2009

Tadese wins fourth successive World Half Marathon title

Eritrea's Zersenay Tadese wins the IAAF World Half Marathon title for the fourth successive time in a championship record 59:35 at the IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in BirminghamUK.

Tadese seeks fourth World title in Birmingham

There was pre-race drama ahead of tomorrow's IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham, with three of the main medal contenders, Mary Keitany, Sammy Kitwara and Dathan Ritzenhein stuck for nearly an hour in the lift of the REP Theatre.

Birmingham 2009 World Half Marathon's entry list released

The provisional entry list for the IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham, UK on Sunday 11 October is now available.

Kitwara leads Kenyan team to Birmingham

Sammy Kitwara

Sammy Kitwara, the second fastest marathon runner in the world this year, will lead the Kenyan team to the IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham, UK next month.

World Half Marathon 2009 organisers seek Setswana speakers

Organisers of the 18th IAAF/EDF Energy World Half-Marathon Championships to be held next month in Birmingham, UK are appealing for volunteers who can speak foreign languages to help runners feel at home.

South African team named for World Half Marathon 2009 in Birmingham

Athletics South Africa (ASA) has announced a team of six men and three women for the 18th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships which will be held in Birmingham, England, on 11 October.

Cheruiyot beats Masai to end Ethiopia's dominance

Kenya's World 5000m champion Vivian Cheruiyot, teammate Linet Masai and Ethiopia's Aberu Kebede on the podium - Photo: Organisers

World 5000m champion Vivian Cheruiyot beat her Kenyan teammate Linet Masai in a sprint finish to win the adidas Women's 5k Challenge in London's Hyde Park today.

Route unveiled for Birmingham World Half Marathon Championships

The 18th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

The official route for the 18th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, which will be held in Birmingham on Sunday 11th October, has been unveiled by the organisers.

Mokoka shines at Nedbank's Stellenbosch 10k Championships

South African Stephen Mokoka ran seven seconds quicker than his personal best to clock 28 minutes 21 seconds to win the Nedbank SA 10 kilometres Championships at the Stellenbosch's Coetzenburg stadium.

Mokoka to lead 11 South African marathoners to Birmingham 2009

South Africa's Stephen Mokoka after the junior men's race at the 36th World Marathon Championships, Edinburgh 2008/Photo Credit: AthleticsAfrica

Athletics South Africa (ASA) has announced a provisional team of eight men and three women to participate in the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham, England, on 11 October.

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