Vienna City Marathon

Gebrselassie ready for a good half marathon in Vienna

Haile Gebrselassie at the press conference in Vienna. Photo Credit: Giancarlo Colombo /

A chase for the master world records is on Ethiopian Legend Haile Gebrselassie’s agenda as he runs the OMV Champions Race at the 30th Vienna City Marathon on Sunday.

Ethiopian Gebrselassie targets hattrick at Vienna Marathon

Haile Gebrselassie winning in Vienna in 2012 / Photo Credit: / Jean-Pierre Durand

Ethiopian distance-running legend Haile Gebrselassie, one of the greatest athletes of all time, will attempt to win for the third time in the Austrian capital when he competes in the half marathon staged parallel to the Vienna City Marathon on April 14th.

Sugut, Tola defend titles in Vienna, Gebrselassie beat Radcliffe in OMV Champions Race

Henry Sugut winning Vienna City Marathon/Photo Credit: VCM/Jean-Pierre Durand

Kenyan Henry Sugut won the 29th edition of the Vienna City Marathon, clocking an Austrian all-comer record of 2:06:58 while Ethiopian Fate Tola defends her title. Haile Gebrselassie beats Paula Radcliffe in the OMV Champions Race

Kenyan Yegon and more elite runners added to Vienna City Marathon field

Kenya's Gilbert Yegon Photo Credit:

Kenyan Gilbert Yegon hopes Vienna’s recent tradition of no second time winners will continue and play in his favour. The Vienna City Marathon is an IAAF Gold Label Race.

Haile Gebrselassie set for Vienna return to chase Radcliffe

Haile Gebrselassie in Vienna / Photo credit: PhotoRun.Net

Ethiopian legend Haile Gebrselassie will return to the Vienna City Marathon,an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on April 15th to chase down Paula Radcliffe over Half Marathon.

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