Elite Men during the race in Hamburg - Photo / Hoch Zwei

Another Ethiopian world-class runner could produce the headlines of the women’s race at the Haspa Marathon Hamburg on 23rd April. A year ago Yalemzerf Yehualaw smashed the course record with a sensational time of 2:17:23 which was also an unofficial world debut record.

Men's Winner Matea Parlov Kostro (PHOTOS Norbert Wilhelmi / Organiser)

Amanal Petros and Matea Parlov Kostro took the ADAC Marathon Hannover, smashing the course records and celebrating their biggest career wins. In fine weather conditions Germany’s Amanal Petros triumphed with 2:07:02, improving the course best of 2:08:32 set by South Africa’s Lusapho April in 2013 by 90 seconds.

(Photo: Women’s leading group during the Vienna City Marathon running through the Prater Park - VCM / Jenia Symonds)

Senbere Teferi, the 5k world record holder, is among a group of African runners who form a strong women’s elite field at the Vienna City Marathon. Austria’s major road running event will be staged for the 40th time and it could well be the women who produce the headlines at the jubilee edition on 23rd April.

Denis Chirchir, Matea Parlov Kostro and Amanal Petros, during today’s press conference. PHOTO: Norbert Wilhelmi / Organiser

Amanal Petros and Matea Parlov Kostro are regarded as hot favorites at the ADAC Marathon Hannover on Sunday and both target records on the very flat course.

(Photo - USOPC Archives) - USATF is saddened to hear of the loss of a true legend and innovator in the sport, Dick Fosbury. Please see the below statements from Max Siegel, USATF CEO and Michael Conley, USATF Board Chair and High Performance Division Chair.