Ryan Hall has been gearing up for 2011 Chicago marathon by tweaking his training plan. Having been out run by the Kenyans every time, Ryan Has been studying the Kenyans and he now feels he has the answer to beat them.
“I’m realizing more and more how important it is for me to maintain contact. That’s something I did well at Boston this year, where guys would get away from me,” he said in an interview this summer with a Stanford alumni magazine.
“That’s how I stay in the front, but how do I win the race? That’s a whole different question,” he added. “That’s what I’m starting to address now.”
Paris marathon 2011 was live on satellite TV and the race ended in a familiar pattern. It was a Kenyan one – two finish in both the mens and womens races.
Paris Marathon 2011 Men Results
Benjamin Kiptoo won the race in 2 hours, 6 minutes, 30 seconds.
Bernard Kipyego finished second, in 2 hours, 7 minutes, 15 seconds.
The Kenyan dominance in the mens race was very strong. The seven first places were taken by the Kenyans, 3rd Wendimu 2.07.29, 4th Alfred Kering 2.07.39, 6th Chebogut, 7th Sugut. Very Impresive!
Paris Marathon 2011 Women Results.
Priscah Jeptoo won the women’s race in 2:22:52
Agnes Kiprop also of Kenya was second.
For Benjamin Kiptoo this was a a new personal best. His previous best was 2:7:17. He has won marathons in Rome, Beijing and Chuncheon, and represented Kenya at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics.
Paris Marathon 2011 Wheelchair race results
Heinz Frei of Switzerland won the wheelchair race in a time of 1:29:12.
I will keep you posted on best pictures from paris marathon.
Standard Chartered Bank Dubai Marathon 2011 took place yesterday and the Kenyans came tops. I found some awesome pictures from Dubai Marathon 2011. The photos were taken by a spectator on the Dubai marathon course, and uploaded on Flickr.
The 2010 Grandma? marathon and Gary Bjorkland Half-Marathon happened over the weekend. I have been looking around the blogosphere for images and I found some awesome photos from flickr. Make sure to visit the photographers pages @ flickr to see more images.