Last year's Blackmores Sydney Marathon Champion Hisanori Kitajima yesterday was the first Japanese athlete taking 2nd place overall at the Lake Biwa Marathon.
He ran 2 hours, nine minutes and sixteen seconds, a 3min PB, earning himself a place in Japan's prestigious Olympic marathon team.
Japan and Kenya share victory at the
BLACKMORES SYDNEY MARATHON 2015
KURT FEARNLEY CLAIMS 11TH WHEELCHAIR TITLE
Up to 32,000 CROSS SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE ON FOUR COURSES
Due to the inclement weather non-collected Race Kits must now be picked up from Bradfield Park, Milsons Point. Please allow up to an hour prior to your Race Start, for collections, to avoid delays.
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You can catch all the live action of the spectacular Blackmores Sydney Marathon, as part of the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival on Network Ten and online at http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/blackmoreslive from 7.00am until 10.30am, Sunday 20 September.
The competition plans for Australia’s best runners may today become a little clearer, with Athletics Australia confirming the dates and locations of a series of road running championships for 2015.
Set to launch with the 2015 Australian Road Running Championships on Saturday 2 May, the calendar also confirms Sunday 20 September and Sunday 11 October as the dates of the 2015 Australian Marathon Championships and the 2015 Australian Half Marathon Championships respectively.
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