Unfolding from Drammen to Rizhao, athletes set new records and claimed titles in a series of global long-distance and walking events.
Personal bests, national records, and competitive victories marked each contest, amplifying the excitement in the world of long-distance racing and walking.
Drammen Half Marathon: New Personal Bests Set
In Drammen, Norway, Ethiopian Emebet Niguse took first place in the Half Marathon with a new personal best time of 1:09:12. Erik Lomas followed suit in the men’s category with a winning time of 1:05:15. In the 5km race, Senay Amlesom Fissehatsion clocked an impressive 13:29.
Balkan Half Marathon: Records and Titles
At the Balkan Half Marathon in Bitola, Macedonia, Albanian steeplechase specialist Luiza Gega won with a time of 1:14:30. North Macedonian runner Dario Ivanovski set a national record, clocking in at 1:04:45.
Perm Marathon: Competitive Edge
In Russia’s Perm Marathon, Aleksey Reunkov and Lyubov Dobrovolskaya stood out with winning times of 2:17:30 and 2:46:40, respectively.
Belgorod Half Marathon: Speed Takes Center Stage
The Belgorod Half Marathon in Russia featured Rinas Akhmadiyev and Dina Aleksandrova as winners, clocking in at 1:04:43 and 1:13:48, respectively.
Pushkin-St. Petersburg Marathon: Local Victories
Igor Veretennikov and Antonina Yushina won at the Pushkin-St. Petersburg Marathon in Russia, with times of 2:24:47 and 2:44:37, respectively.
Chinese National Walking Event: Personal Bests and Wins
The national walking event in Rizhao, China saw Qian Haifeng win the men’s 20 km race in 1:21:45. Wang Xin set a personal best in the 35 km race with 2:34:13. Wu Quanming secured the women’s 20 km title with a time of 1:31:22.
In other track and field updates, some of the most popular Upcoming Athletics Events, include Long-Distance, are –
Palio Citta’ della Quercia Rovereto (6 Sept)
Brussels Diamond League (8 Sept)
Tallinn Marathon (9 Sept)
Great North Run (10 Sept)
Eugene Diamond League (16-17 Sept)
Copenhagen Half Marathon (17 Sept)
Berlin Marathon (24 Sept)