41 relations: Addis Abebe, Albertina Dias, Assefa Mezgebu, Ayelech Worku, Bernard Barmasai, Catherina McKiernan, Catherine Kirui, Cross country running, Derartu Tulu, Dominic Kirui, Elena Fidatov, Esther Kiplagat, Fita Bayisa, Gabriela Szabo, Gete Wami, Haile Gebrselassie, IAAF Combined Events Challenge, IAAF Race Walking Challenge, International Association of Athletics Federations, Ismael Kirui, Jackline Maranga, Jane Ngotho, Jon Brown, Joseph Kimani, Luchia Yishak, Lydia Cheromei, Margareta Keszeg, Merima Denboba, Mohammed Mourhit, Ondoro Osoro, Patrick Ivuti, Paul Koech, Paul Tergat, Paula Radcliffe, Paulo Guerra, Richard Chelimo, Rose Cheruiyot, Salah Hissou, Susan Sirma, Tom Nyariki, William Sigei.
Addis Abebe (አዲስ አበበ; born September 5, 1970) is a former long-distance runner from Ethiopia, best known for winning a bronze medal in the 10,000 metres at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Maria Albertina da Costa Dias Pereira (born 26 April 1965 in Miragaia) is a former Portuguese long-distance runner.
Assefa Mezgebu (born June 19, 1978 in Sidamo) is a retired Ethiopian long-distance runner, most known for winning a bronze medal in the 10,000 metres event at the 2000 Summer Olympics.
Ayelech Worku (born June 12, 1979) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner, most known for winning two World Championships bronze medals on the 5000 metres.
Bernard Barmasai (born 6 May 1974 in Keiyo) is an athlete from Kenya.
Catherina McKiernan (born 30 November 1969 in Cornafean, County Cavan) is a former long-distance runner from Ireland, who competed in the marathon, 10,000 metres and cross country running.
Catherine Kirui (born 1 March 1976) is a retired Kenyan long-distance runner.
Cross country running is a sport in which teams and individuals run a race on open-air courses over natural terrain such as dirt or grass.
Derartu Tulu (Amharic: ደራርቱ ቱሉ; Afaan Oromo:Daraartuu Tulluu; born March 21, 1972) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner, who competed in track, cross country running, and road running up to the marathon distance.
Dominic Kirui (born 12 April 1967) is a retired Kenyan runner who specialized in cross country running.
Elena Fidatov, sometimes known as Elena Fidatof, (born 24 July 1960) is a former Romanian middle- and long-distance runner who competed in track, road, and cross country running competitions.
Esther Kiplagat (born 8 December 1966) is a Kenyan long-distance runner.
Fita Bayisa (Afan Oromo: Fixaa Bayissaa)(Amharic: ፍታ ባይሳ) born December 15, 1972 in Ambo, Oromia) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner, most known for winning a bronze medal on the 5000 metres at the 1992 Summer Olympics. A year before he had won a silver medal at the World Championships in Tokyo. Before the Olympic Games in Barcelona, Bayisa had emerged as the favourite for 10,000 metres, as he had defeated a world-class field at the Bislett Games in Oslo in a time of 27:14.26 min. However, he failed to make an impact on the 10,000 m final, which was won by Khalid Skah. Among his other achievements, he was the winner of the 1999 Belgrade Race Through History. He beat Paul Tergat by a second in the unusual race across Belgrade's city fortress.
Gabriela Szabo (born 14 November 1975) is a retired Romanian runner.
Getenesh "Gete" Wami Degife (Ge'ez:ጌጤነሽ 'ጌጤ' ዋሚ ደግፌ born December 11, 1974 in Debre Berhan) is an Ethiopian former long-distance runner who competed in cross country, track, and road events.
Haile Gebrselassie (ኃይሌ ገብረ ሥላሴ, haylē gebre silassē; born 18 April 1973) is a retired Ethiopian long-distance track and road running athlete.
The IAAF Combined Events Challenge is an athletics contest organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations (since 1998) for combined events, the heptathlon for women, and the decathlon for men.
The IAAF Race Walking Challenge is a race walking contest organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics.
Ismael Kirui (born 20 February 1975 in Kapcherop, Marakwet District) is a former Kenyan long distance runner who won gold medals over 5000 metres at the 1993 and 1995 World Championships in Athletics.
Jackline Maranga (born December 16, 1977 in Nyanturago, Kisii) is a retired Kenyan middle distance runner.
Jane Ngotho Wanjiku (born 29 November 1969) is a former Kenyan long-distance runner who specialised in 3000 metres, and 10,000 metres events.
Jonathan ("Jon") Michael Brown (born 27 February 1971) is a former British long-distance runner who specialised in 10,000 metres, cross country running and the marathon.
Joseph Kimani (September 1, 1972 – November 1, 2012) was a Kenyan long-distance runner who competed over 10,000 metres on the track and in road running competitions.
Luchia Yishak (born 8 April 1973 in Eritrea).
Lydia Cheromei (born 15 May 1977 in Baringo District) is a Kenyan athlete born into a family of athletes.
Margareta Keszeg (born August 31, 1965) is a retired middle distance runner from Romania, best known for winning several medals in European and World Indoor Championships over 3000 metres.
Merima Denboba (born 21 August 1974 in Arsi) is an Ethiopian former long-distance runner, who specialized in the 5000 metres and cross-country running.
Mohammed Mourhit (محمد مُرحيت) (born 10 October 1970 in Khouribga, Morocco) is a Belgian top cross country, middle and long distance runner who holds two European records, in the 3000 m and 5000 m. He is also a former European 10000 m record holder.
Ondoro Osoro (born 3 December 1967) is a former Kenyan long-distance runner who competed mostly in cross country and road races.
Patrick Mukutu Ivuti (born June 30, 1978, Machakos, Kenya) is a Kenyan long distance athlete, who currently resides in Nairobi, Kenya.
Paul Koech (born 31 December 1969 in Uasin Gishu District) is a Kenyan distance and marathon runner.
Paul Kibii Tergat (born 17 June 1969) is a Kenyan former professional long distance runner.
Paula Jane Radcliffe, MBE (born 17 December 1973) is an English long-distance runner.
Paulo Alexandre Martins Guerra (born 21 August 1970 in Barrancos, Baixo Alentejo Province) is a Portuguese former long-distance runner who specialized in the 10,000 metres and cross-country running.
Richard Chelimo (21 April 1972 – 15 August 2001) was a Kenyan long-distance runner, and a former world record holder over 10,000 metres.
Rose Jelagat Cheruiyot (born 21 July 1976) is a runner from Kenya.
Salah Hissou (صلاح حيسو) (born January 16, 1972 in Ait Taghia, Kasba Tadla) is a long-distance runner from Morocco, who won the gold medal over 5000 metres at the 1999 World Championships in Athletics in Seville.
Susan Sirma (born May 26, 1966) is a retired Kenyan middle distance runner best known for winning a bronze medal over 3000 metres at the 1991 World Championships, becoming the first black African woman to win a track and field medal at World Championship or Olympic level.
Tom ("Thomas") Nyariki (born September 27, 1971 in Nyamira) is a long-distance runner from Kenya.
William Cheruiyot Sigei (born 11 October 1969 in Cheboi'ngong' village, just outside Kapsimotwo village, Bomet, Kenya) is a former Kenyan long-distance runner who won the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in 1993 and 1994.