Marathon

Marathon

  • Loving the T&T Marathon

    Sofia Hedstrom is an editor with the popular Runner’s World magazine. The 38-year-old Swede is also a marathon runner, and competes in a few 26.2-mile races each year. Last month, she ran for the very first time in the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM), making the long trek from Freeport in central Trinidad…

  • Varela wins T&T’s Marathon crown

    Kenyan Leah Kigen successfully defended her Women’s title at the T&T International Marathon yesterday, but a new Men’s champion was crowned as Venezuelan Jose Alejandro Varela crossed the finish line first to dethrone last year’s winner Mark Cheopses of Kenya. Kigen, who was favoured to retain her title, did not disappoint, although Mary Akor,…

  • Nero makes T&T Marathon debu

    Tonya Nero will be on the road tomorrow morning, competing for the very first time in the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM). “It’s very special for me to run this marathon,” Nero told the Express. “All the athletes have been encouraging me to do it. They are excited to see me run, and…

  • Kiptanui Too, Alvarez claim UWI half marathon

    International runners continued their dominance of the University of the West Indies Sports and Physical Education Centre (UWI-Spec) international half marathon, as Kenya’s Hillary Kiptanui Too claimed the top spot among men and Venezuela’s Yeisy Alvarez secured the women’s title at yesterday’s 13th staging of the race. Kiptanui Too, in his first effort in…