|Impressions of the course and the
What the athletes have to say
Tergat goes for fourth title and announces: "the
races will be very fast"
Ouaziz Challenge a family affair
Race by Race previews
Mark Butler looks at the prospects for this weekends six races.
Salah Hissou challenges Tergat once again
President of Moroccan Federation confirms Salah Hissou will run
Moroccans well prepared
Aziz Daouda, Moroccos National Teams Director on the team and its prospects
Useful Technical Information
18 March - the course and the races
Marrakech capital of world athletics - IAAF Council
session opens Wednesday
17 March 1997 - Marrakech - This oasis, which welcomes many thousands of tourists every
year, is being transformed into the capital of world athletics.
800 athletes in Marrakech
and the return of a King of the Track: Komen
The introduction of the short cross attracts top middle distance runners to Marrakech
aims to add to Gold Medal Collection
by Phil Minshull
Kenyas Daniel Komen already has a good claim to being one of the
greatest long distance runners the world has ever seen. World records and world
championship gold medals were achieved in both the junior and senior ranks - and all
before his 22nd birthday.
Who will be the
On the weekend of March 21-22 the World Cross Country Championships return to
Morocco after a 23 year absence.
Welcome from IAAF
President Dr Primo Nebiolo