Meseret Defar has moved from the track events to the roads. Defar was a tenacious racer, and I am looking forward to seeing her back on the roads.
Meseret Defar return
LAS VEGAS (USA): SI.com informs that at the 2015 Geico Rock and Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon Olympic winner Meseret Defar is expected to return to competition action. She last competed at the Great North Half-Marathon in September 2013 and then had a baby break. Las Vegas HM is scheduled for Sunday November 15.
Larry Eder has had a 51-year involvement in the sport of athletics. Larry has experienced the sport as an athlete, coach, magazine publisher, and now, journalist and blogger. His first article, on Don Bowden, America's first sub-4 minute miler, was published in RW in 1983. Larry has published several magazines on athletics, from American Athletics to the U.S. version of Spikes magazine. He currently manages the content and marketing development of the RunningNetwork, The Shoe Addicts, and RunBlogRun. Of RunBlogRun, his daily pilgrimage with the sport, Larry says: "I have to admit, I love traveling to far away meets, writing about the sport I love, and the athletes I respect, for my readers at runblogrun.com, the most of anything I have ever done, except, maybe running itself." Also does some updates for BBC Sports at key events, which he truly enjoys. Theme song: Greg Allman, " I'm no Angel."