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Wednesday 15th June 2011

Legend Bekele Planning World Champs Return

This is great news. It’ll be exciting to see Kenenisa Bekele having a shot at his 5th world title, and with the depth in world distance running at the moment (I’m thinking Merga, Farah, Tadese to name but 3) the race could be a cracker.

Saturday 23rd April 2011

Reflections on the 2011 Boston Marathon

This links to Ryan Hall’s account of Monday’s Boston Maraton, where he ran an amazing 2:04:57.Though I don’t share his faith, I enjoyed reading this.Ryan Hall: legend.

Saturday 9th April 2011

‘Magnificent Seven’ targeting World record at Rotterdam Marathon – PREVIEW

This links to the IAAF preview of the Rotterdam Marathon, taking place this weekend.Rotterdam is fast, and is surely putting forward a strong claim for inclusion in the World Marathon Majors series. In 2009, James Kwambai and Duncan Kibet broke the Kenyan record on this course. Last year Patrick Makau and Geoffrey Mutai ran super-fast times here as did Vincent Kipruto, who returns this year.World record? I wouldn’t rule it out.