Tag Archives: World Record

Daska Sets Women’s CR, Desisa Defends at BAA Half

DASKA, DESISA CROWNED CHAMPIONS OF 14TH B.A.A. HALF-MARATHON By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved, used with permission. BOSTON (12-Oct) — On a crisp New England fall day, Ethiopians Mamitu Daska and Lelisa Desisa were crowned champions at the 14th B.A.A. Half-Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber …

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6 Storylines to B.A.A. Half Marathon

SIX STORYLINES - B.A.A. HALF-MARATHON By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (Used with permission) (07-Oct) -- On Sunday, October 12, the 14th annual B.A.A. Half-Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, will be run along Boston's Emerald Necklace Park System. The …

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Desisa, RI’s Huddle Headline BAA Half Elite Field

DESISA, HUDDLE HEADLINE B.A.A. HALF-MARATHON ELITE FIELD By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (Used with permission) (03-Oct) -- The Boston Athletic Association, organizers of the B.A.A. Half-Marathon, announced the men's and women's elite fields for the event's 14th edition, to be held on Sunday, …

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Canadian Marathon Record Holder Returns to Toronto

MARCHANT TO RETURN TO SCOTIABANK TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON By Paul Gains Used with permission (16-Sep) -- A year ago Lanni Marchant made history by shaving half a minute off the Canadian women's marathon record at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, a time that, incredibly, had stood for twenty-eight years. Marchant's …

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Chicago Marathon Announces Elite Field

BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON ANNOUNCES ELITE FIELD By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (Used with permission) (04-Sep) -- Earlier today, organizers of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced the elite athlete fields for the race's 37th edition, to be  held on Sunday, …

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Daunay Oldest, Fastest European Marathon Champ

DAUNAY BECOMES FASTEST, OLDEST EUROPEAN MARATHON CHAMPION By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (Used with permission) ZÜRICH (16-Aug) — For two hours and 12 minutes, France’s Christelle Daunay and Italy’s Valeria Straneo ran in lock-step at the European Championships Marathon here this morning. Two …

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