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Jul 2005
May 2005 Zakia Mrisho wins Casablanca Women's race

Casablanca – Tanzania’s Zakia Mrisho ended Morocco’s Zhor El Kamch’s domination of the Casablanca women’s race Courir pour le Plaisir (Run for Fun) today as she crossed the line ahead of 20,000 women in 32 minutes 49 seconds. Five-time winner Zhor El Kamch pulled up halfway through the race with severe cramps after leading the field through to the five kilometer point, leaving three contestants in the leading pack: Mrisho and the two Ethiopian contestants, Adaneche Zekiros Adane and Letay...

22nd Vienna City Marathon: Shami and Barsosio win while warm weather slows runners

In very warm temperatures of more than 25° Celsius at the end of the race Mubbarak Shami (Qatar) and Florence Barsosio (Kenya) won the 22nd edition of the Vienna City Marathon. Shami, who switched nationality from Kenya to Qatar a year ago, clocked 2.12.20 in his debut marathon. He was formerly known as Richard Yatich. Japhet Kosgei (Kenya) was second with 2.15.15 while Henry Serem (Kenya/2.15.26) finished third.

AVON RUNNING Berlin Women’s Race: Record number of up to 12,000 women runners expected

The 22nd edition of the AVON RUNNING Berlin Women’s Run will take place this coming Saturday in the Tiergarten park with a record number of as many as 12,000 participants. The event will start at 3:15 p.m. on the boulevard Straße des 17. Juni. The athletic highlight will be the 10 k race, when at 6 p.m. the German top female runners, Sabrina Mockenhaupt (LG Sieg) and Claudia Dreher (Gänsefurth Sport Movement) will face one another.