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Previews08 Apr 2016

Abshero and Kebede targeting Olympic berths in Rotterdam

Favourites Ayele Abshero and Tsegaye Kebede will be gunning for Olympic team berths at Sunday’s NM Marathon Rotterdam, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

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Previews20 Jan 2016

Strong Ethiopian flavour to Friday's Dubai Marathon

Only Kenya’s Wilson Kibet and the Ethiopian living legend Haile Gebrselassie have managed back-to-back wins at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon but reigning champion Lemi Berhanu will hope to join this elite club at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Friday (22).

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News27 Dec 2015

Former winner Abshero will return to Dubai Marathon

Four years after clocking a course record in Dubai, Ethiopia’s Ayele Abshero will return to the scene of his greatest triumph when he lines up at the 2016 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on 22 January, organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Sunday (27).

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Previews18 Sep 2015

Kipsang looking for redemption, Mwangangi to defend at Dam tot Damloop

After a disappointing experience at the IAAF World Championships, Wilson Kipsang is looking for some redemption in the Dam tot Damloop, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race over 10 miles in the Netherlands on Sunday (20).

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News10 Sep 2015

Mwangangi faces strong field in Dam tot Damloop title defence

Kenyans Wilson Kipsang and John Mwangangi, USA’s Galen Rupp and Ethiopia’s Ayele Abshero are the big names for the Dam tot Damloop, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race over 10 miles from Amsterdam to Zandaam on Sunday 20 September.

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Previews05 Jun 2015

Cheroben and Abshero set to duel in the Ceske Budejovice Half Marathon

The fourth edition of the Mattoni Ceske Budejovice Half Marathon sees Kenya’s Abraham Cheroben and Ethiopia’s Ayele Abshero start as favourites for the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Saturday (6).

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News08 Jan 2015

Kimetto, Kipsang and Bekele among the stars set to shine in London

Marathon world record-holder Dennis Kimetto will race for the first time over the classic distance against the man whose name he removed from the record books, his Kenyan compatriot Wilson Kipsang, at the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon on 26 April, organisers for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Thursday (8).

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News20 Aug 2014

Abshero and Dos Santos target course record in Amsterdam

Organisers of the TCS Amsterdam Marathon have lured Ayele Abshero to beat the course record of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 19 October.

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News14 Jan 2014

Mo Farah to face loaded London field on marathon debut

Britain’s double world and Olympic champion Mo Farah will face some of the greatest marathon runners of all time when he makes his full marathon debut at this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon, after the organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race revealed their men’s elite field on Tuesday (14).

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News05 Sep 2013

Chicago Marathon announces elite fields

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, will feature four of the world's fastest Marathon men and the top two finishers from last year's women's race at its 2013 event on 13 October, organisers announced on Thursday (5).

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Previews19 Apr 2013

Boston victims honoured as London anticipates fast times

It has been a sombre week of sadness and solidarity ahead of start of the 2013 Virgin London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, this coming Sunday.

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News27 Jan 2012

Abshero stuns with 2:04:23 debut, Mergia clocks 2:19:31 in Dubai

Ayele Abshero of Ethiopia turned the Marathon tide substantially on Friday when he ran the fastest winning debut in history, taking the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon title in an event record time of 2:04:23, which also makes him the fourth fastest man ever.

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