Apr 15th, 2013
Ethiopian runner Lelisa Desisa won the men’s division at this year’s Boston Marathon on Monday, finishing the 26.2 miles in 2 hours, 10 minutes and 22 seconds. It’s the first win at Boston for the 23-year-old. Hitting the tape at 2 hours, 26 minutes and 25 seconds, Kenya’s Rit...
In East Africa
Nov 17th, 2012
Ethiopia’s Abebe Dinkesa, has emerged the winner of the 8th Obudu Ranch International Mountain Race which was concluded today in Obudu, Cross River state, making this his third victory at the annual race. The Ethiopian came ahead of others in 1hr 03mins to clinch the top place and a cash prize of...
Oct 7th, 2012
Tsegaye Kebede became the first Ethiopian to win the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, setting a course record in the process. The 25-year-old Kebede and countryman Feyisa Lilesa separated themselves from a pack of East African runners at around the 23-mile mark. The two traded the lead down the stretch un...