Saturday, March 19, 2011

58:23 World record to fall?

One year after breaking the World record for the Half Marathon, Zersenay Tadese will again toe the line as the major guest at the 21st edition of EDP Lisbon Half Marathon on Sunday (20).

The four-time IAAF World Half Marathon champion is focused on trying to improve his own 58:23 World record he set at this IAAF Gold Label Road Race last year on the some course in the most famous and participated in event in Portugal.

Organisers have put a US$50,000 bonus on offer to anyone who can lower the mark Tadese set last year. And the Eritrean will have plenty of fast company.

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