Zersenay Tadese won the 22nd Lisbon Half Marathon for 3rd Consecutive Year

The Eritrean runner threepeated on the men’s side in 59:34 but was over a minute short of his world record 58:23 despite going through 10k near record pace (27:44, 27:40 is the pace needed)

Another Lisbon win for Zersenay Tadese


Zesenay Tadese of Eritrea, got a big international win as he won the Lisbon Half Marathon today (25) in Portugal. He didn’t run under 59 minutes on Sunday (25) as in his previous appearances and crossed the finish line more than a minute off his World record (58:23) set in 2010, but still won handily in 59:34.

USA’s Shalane Flanagan won the women’s race in 1:08:52 at this IAAF Gold Label Road Race. Continue reading