British long-distance runner Paula Radcliffe, who holds the women's marathon world record for the last 11 years, on Friday said competition should be held in the right spirit and urged athletes to be honest and not resort to shortcuts like doping.
The Kenyans run to milk medals and herd cattles, literally. It is a well-known fact that Kenyans rule the world of endurance running but what is not is that they spend as much as USD 15000 from their prize money on cattle herding, mainly cows.
Kenya's elite runners including defending champion Florence Kiplagat and world half marathon champion Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor will vie for top honours at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, scheduled here for November 23.
The world’s finest distance runners will take centre stage on the grand platform that has been set up for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon which will be flagged off from the iconic Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Sunday.
Doping is a menace that can be avoided if one keeps the company of "right people" which exactly has been the difference between Usain Bolt and Ben Johnson, feels former Olympic and World 100 metres champion Donovan Bailey.
Airtel Delhi Half Marathon promoters Procam International today announced the route map for the event, besides outlining medical and other facilities that will be put in place for the 31,000 participants expected to run on the race day on December 15.
The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is all set to witness world`s best ever elite athlete field and the most competitive ever, which will include four men and women out of the top 10 of 2013 rankings, here on December 15.
The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon will have 1996 Atlanta Olympics 100m gold medallist Donovan Bailey as its "Event Ambassador" along with "Flying Sikh" Milkha Singh during the prestigious event which is scheduled to take place on December 15.