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Amane Beriso threatens Brigid Kosgei World Record at Valencia Marathon

Ethiopia’s Amane Beriso threatened the Women World Record when she ran the second fastest time in the World at the at 42nd edition of the Valencia Marathon held on Sunday (04) in Valencia, Spain.

The 31 yerar-old who came to this race with lifetime best of 2:20.48 that she got at the Dubai Marathon where she finished in second. Beriso beat the race favorite Letesenbet Gidey when she cut the tape with a new course record  time of 2:14.58 erasing the old record of  2:17.16 that was set in 2020 by Olympic Marathon champion Peres Jepchichir.

Gidey who was making her debut over the distance, set two of her four world records in Valencia in the 5000m with 14:06.02 in 2020 and in the half marathon with 1:02.52 in 2021, was forced to settle in second place with a lifetime best of 2:16.49.

Kenya’s Shelia Chepkurui who was making her debut over the marathon distance after setting her half-marathon best of 1:04:36 in Ras Al Khaimah, set the fastest time indebut when she crossed the line in tird in atime of 2:17.29.

Another Ethiopian Tadu Teshome finished in fourth with Fancy Chemutai coming home in fifth in a time of 2:17.36 and 2:18.11 respectively. Both athletes pulled life time bests

Senbere Teferi wins New York Mini 10K

The 2015 World 5000m silver medallist, Senbere Teferi took the top honors at women-only road race at the Mastercard New York Mini 10K, held on Saturday (11) in New York.

Seneberi who won the United Airlines NYC Half in March, battled for the honors with one of the finest deep elite women field that included Olympic, New York City and Boston Marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir from Kenya and  Kenyan-born American long-distance runner Alphine Tuliamuk. The field also included the 10-time All-American and twelve time Big 12 champion, Sharon Lokedi and American marathon record-holder Keira D’Amato.

The 27 year-old held off the four to cross the line with the second fastest time in event history of 30:43 behind the course record time of 30:28.6 that was set in 2002 by Asmae Leghzaoui from Morocco.

Senbere Teferi wins New York Mini 10K. Photo: Race Organisers

Lokedi came home in second in a new personal best of 30:52 with D’amato closing the podium three finishes in an American women’s-only record for the 10K on the road of 31:03.

Tuliamuk and Jepchichir crossed the finish line fourth and fifth place in a time of 31:08 (pb) and 31:19 respectively.

The Mini 10K, which began in 1972 as the first women-only road race known as the Crazylegs Mini Marathon, has gone on to garner more than 200,000 total finishers to date. Former NYRR President Fred Lebow named the race after the miniskirt, which back then was in vogue.


  1. Senebere Teferi       (ETH) 30:43
  2. Sharon Lokedi         (KEN) 30.52
  3. Keira D’amato          (USA) 31:03
  4. Alphine Tuliamuk    (KEN) 31:08
  5. Peres Jepchichir       (KEN) 31:19

Vivian Cheruiyot expecting her second child

Four times world champion in 5000m and 10,000m, Vivian Cheruiyot is expecting another feather to her life.

Cheruiyot who did not defend her 5,000m and 10,000 golds from Daegu, Korea at the Moscow 2013 World Championships, as she was expecting her first child whom she begot in October 19, 2013. The mother of one, Allan Kiprono has been silent and has not not participated in any event from last year due to Covid and this year due to her pregnancy.

Vivian Cheruiyot expecting her second child. PHOTO: COURTESY

After giving birth to her first child Vivian came back with a bang winning the World Athletics Championships 10,000m gold medal in Beijing, China.

Like any other mothers, her first task after delivery will be to lose the post-baby weight. The 2016 Rio 10000m champion who is also coached by her husband Moses Kiplagat shared a photo on her social media platform for her fans to see, with many congratulating her including the Tokyo Marathon champion, Peres Jepchichir who is also a mother.

From the staffs of Athletics News we wish her the very best and Congratulations!