Erkesso Wins Houston Marathon

Posted by Moderator | January 17, 2010 | Comments Off

Congrats to Freihofer’s defending champ Teyba Erkesso for winning the Chevron Houston Marathon earlier today.

Erkesso successfully defended her championship and broke the women’s course record she set last year, running a 2:23:53 to win her race by nearly five minutes over Margarita Plaksina of Russia. She takes home $10,000. Well done!

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Chicago Marathon on Universalsports.com

Posted by Moderator | October 11, 2009 | Comments Off

If you’re not anywhere near a TV, you can watch the Chicago Marathon online here.

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Ethiopians Erkesso and Daska go one-two at 31st Freihofer’s Run for Women

Posted by Moderator | May 30, 2009 | Comments Off

Defending champion, Johnson, places sixth. Record field of more than 4000 women over-run the streets of the state capital. Teyba Erkesso, 26, from Ethiopia won the 31st edition of the Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K, capturing a $10,000 first prize; but it was only after a down to the wire tussle with her compatriot, Mamitu [...]

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