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  • Bekele sets sights on Marathon gold in Rio

    Kenenisa Bekele, world record holder over 5,000 and 10,000 metres, is aiming for Marathon gold at the 2016 Olympics, although the Ethiopian on Sunday said he could yet switch back to a shorter distance at the Rio de Janeiro games.
  • Kenenisa Bekele wants impressive marathon time

    Kenenisa Bekele wants impressive marathon time
    Kenenisa Bekele was dragging. The two day, 23-hour trip from Ethiopia to Chicago with his wife and their three-children, ages 7 to 11/2, had left the fastest track distance runner in history looking understandably exhausted and sounding muted during...

    In training for Chicago race, Bekele a thoroughly modern marathoner

    In training for Chicago race, Bekele a thoroughly modern marathoner
    If a man sets a goal of breaking the course record in his first run over a marathon course, it would be wise for him to learn about the terrain before the starting gun sounds. That is exactly what Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele is doing as he prepares...

    Khannouchi calls it quits, which is nothing new

    Khannouchi calls it quits, which is nothing new
    I got an email Tuesday from Weldon Johnson, editor of the invaluable track & field / running website letsrun.com, alerting me to its exclusive story reporting four-Chicago Marathon winner Khalid Khannouchi has retired from competitive running. The news...

    A belated salute to Bud Greenspan

     
    Between a holiday vacation and total immersion in a story to be published later this winter, I have been absent from this space for several weeks. That means it's time to catch up. There were a number of things worth...