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News15 Jan 2018

Mergia and Dibaba join Dubai women's field

Two of the world's leading marathon runners Aselefech Mergia and Mare Dibaba will go head-to-head in the women's race at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 26 January.

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News11 Jan 2018

Tola and Mergia among latest additions to Boston Marathon field

Organisers of the Boston Marathon have announced the full elite field for the IAAF Gold Label road race on 16 April.

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News12 Jan 2016

Tufa to defend her London Marathon title

Tigist Tufa will return to the scene of her greatest triumph when she lines up to defend her Virgin Money London Marathon title on Sunday 24 April, organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Tuesday (12).

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Previews24 Apr 2015

Talk of records and reputations abounds ahead of London Marathon

The talk has been of records and reputations this week in the build-up to the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, where a flurry of superlatives are being scattered around to describe the event’s traditional stellar fields for the races on Sunday (26).

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News16 Mar 2015

Mutai and Mergia boost London Marathon fields but Bekele withdraws

Kenya’s Geoffrey Mutai and Ethiopia’s Aselefech Mergia have been added to the men’s and women’s elite fields for the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 26 April, organisers for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Monday (16).

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Report23 Jan 2015

Berhanu surprises while Mergia makes magnificent comeback in Dubai

Ethiopia’s Lemi Berhanu emerged as the unexpected champion at the 2015 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, crossing the line at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in a world-leading time and big personal best of 2:05:28 on Friday (23)

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Previews21 Jan 2015

Bekele and Mergia set sights on course records in Dubai

Course records could well be under threat at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon when one of the best elite fields ever seen – including three-time Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele – takes to the streets on Friday (23) for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

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News28 Dec 2014

Mergia returns to Dubai Marathon looking for hat-trick of victories

Ethiopia’s two-time Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon winner Aselefech Mergia will bid for her third victory at the 2015 race on 23 January, organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Sunday (28).

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News15 Jan 2013

Full international elite field revealed for Boston Marathon

A host of top international marathon runners have been announced for the Boston Marathon – an IAAF Gold Label race – on April 15.

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