×

• Preview: 2016 Valencia Marathon

Article source: Athletics

 The 2016 Trinidad Alfonso Valencia Marathon, an IAAF silver label road race, will be held on November 15. 

 

This year's Valencia marathon has an outstanding group of male and female elite runners with a potential to beat the current course records; 2:07:14 men's record and 2:27:01 women's record. 

In the men's race eight runners hold PB below 2:08.00, while other fourteen marathoners hold  personal best marks below 2:10:00.  Ethiopian couple of Tola Seboka (PB 2:06:17) and Abraham Adihan (PB 2:06:23) will lead men's race. Both Ethiopians will be challenged by a strong Kenyan team led by Philemon Rono, who set his current PB of 2:07:20 in his debut at last year's Hamburg marathon and Felix Kipkemoi who set Valencia course record of  of 2:07:14 in 2013. Luka Kanda (PB 2:07:20) the 2015 Paris marathon runner-up will be also in the mix for the Valencia marathon title. 

The women's field has several runners that hold their best marks below the Valencia marathon course record of 2:27: 01. Top runner in the women's field is Koren Yal Jelela of Ethiopia 2:22:43 from 2011 Toronto marathon. However the favourites in the women's race are Kenyans Emily Ngetich, who set her PB of 2:25:14 at last year's Frankfurt marathon and Janet Rono with PB of 2:26:03. Another strong runner is the 36-year-old Algerian Souad Aït Salem, who set her life time best of 2:27:21 at Hannover marathon this April. 

The 2016 Trinidad Alfonso Valencia Marathon will kick off on Sunday, November 15 at 8.45am Central European Time. Race organizers are expecting more than 16,000 runners to take part at this year's marathon. 

To watch Valencia marathon live stream see page here. For more information visit official website here.




Latest Videos
» New Balance Indoor Grand Prix - Live Stream
26 January 2019 at 20:00 (UTC)
» ISTAF Indoor 2019 (Berlin, GER) - Live Stream
01 February 2019 at 17:00 (UTC)
» Indoor Meeting - Karlsruhe - Live Stream
02 February 2019 at 18:00 (UTC)
» Orlen Copernicus Cup - Live Stream
06 February 2019 at 00:00 (UTC)
» Madrid Indoor Meeting - Live Stream
08 February 2019 at 18:00 (UTC)
Past Headlines Latest Results Upcoming Events
09 Dec Zurich Maratón de Malaga 2019
09 Dec European Cross Country Championships,
09 Dec Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon
08 Dec Foot Locker National Championships 2018
07 Dec Abu Dhabi Marathon 2018
02 Dec California International Marathon 2018
02 Dec Valencia Marathon 2018
02 Dec 10K Valencia Trinidad Alfonso
02 Dec Fukuoka International Marathon 2018
01 Dec Nike Cross Nationals (NXN) 2018
25 Nov Milano21 Half Marathon 2018
25 Nov Wanderloop Tilburg 2018
25 Nov Asics Firenze Marathon, Florence (ITA)
16 Dec Bangsaen21 Half Marathon
16 Dec Mersin Marathon (TUR)
16 Dec Tata Steel Kolkata 25K
16 Dec Shenzhen Marathon (CHI)
30 Dec Corrida Internationale de Houilles (FRA)
06 Jan 62° Campaccio-International Cross
13 Jan Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza,
19 Jan Northern Ireland International Cross
20 Jan Cross Internacional de Italica, Sevilla
26 Jan New Balance Indoor Grand Prix
27 Jan 87th Cinque Mulini, San Vittore Olona
01 Feb ISTAF Indoor 2019 (Berlin, GER)
02 Feb Indoor Meeting - Karlsruhe
02 Dec Results: Fukuoka International Marathon ...
02 Dec Results: Valencia Marathon 2018 ...
02 Dec Dido and Gebreselassie Smash Records in ...
30 Nov Road and Cross Country Action This Weekend ...
25 Nov Results: Asics Firenze Marathon 2018 ...
25 Nov Salpeter Smashes Firenze Marathon Course ...
18 Nov Ethiopians Tura and Melese Prevail in ...
17 Nov Results: NCAA D1 Cross Country ...
16 Nov Top road and cross country action this ...
13 Nov Best VPN to Watch Live Sports Free ...
12 Nov Bright Future beckons for resurgent Athens ...
11 Nov Kenyans Misoi and Muriuki win Athens ...
11 Nov Results: 2018 Athens Marathon The ...
Watch Athletics
©2018 WATCHATHLETICS.COM. All rights reserved.