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Report25 Feb 2018

Chumba and Dibaba cruise to second Tokyo Marathon titles

Dickson Chumba of Kenya and Ethiopia’s Berhane Dibaba captured convincing victories at the Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (25).

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Report24 Apr 2016

World champion Jepchirchir sets course record at Yangzhou Half Marathon

World half marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir shattered the women’s course record at the 2016 Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, improving it by almost a minute when winning in 1:07:21 on Sunday (24).

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Previews26 Feb 2016

World Marathon Majors titles and Olympic selection at stake in Tokyo

Japanese men will be aiming for Olympic team selection at the Tokyo Marathon, while the international athletes will have one eye on securing the Abbott World Marathon Majors title at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (28).

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News21 Jan 2016

Mutai, Kiprotich and Kiplagat lead Tokyo Marathon fields

Stephen Kiprotich, Abel Kirui and Edna Kiplagat – all of whom have won two global titles each – are among the top athletes set to compete at the Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 28 February.

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News28 Sep 2015

Ethiopia's Dibaba and Melese added to 2015 Chicago Marathon women's race

This year’s Tokyo Marathon winner Berhane Dibaba has been added to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon women’s race on Sunday 11 October, the organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Monday (28).

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Previews24 Jul 2015

World leader Biwott tops Bogota Half Marathon fields

Kenya’s Stanley Biwott and Ethiopia’s Birhane Dibaba are set to be the headline acts on Sunday (26) at the Bogota International Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

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News20 May 2015

Tola and Dibaba head Bogota Half Marathon fields

Tadese Tola, Ethiopia’s world marathon bronze medallist, and his compatriot Birhane Dibaba, the 2015 Tokyo Marathon winner, will be on the start line of the 2015 Bogota International Half Marathon on Sunday 26 July.

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Report22 Feb 2015

Ethiopian duo Negesse and Dibaba win at the 2015 Tokyo Marathon

Ethiopian runners Endeshaw Negesse and Berhane Dibaba took the honours at the 2015 Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, winning in 2:06:00 and 2:23:15 respectively on Sunday (22).

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Previews20 Feb 2015

Japanese all-comers’ record under threat at Tokyo Marathon

The ninth edition of the Tokyo Marathon will be contested on Sunday (22) with both Olympic champions on the startline of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

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News22 Jan 2015

Defending champion Chumba among five sub-2:05 men going to the Tokyo Marathon

The Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race and one of the six races that make up the World Marathon Majors series, announced on Thursday (22) its strongest ever men’s elite fields for the race on 22 February.

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News04 Sep 2014

Jeptoo, Bekele and Kipchoge head 2014 Chicago Marathon elite fields

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon’s 2014 elite competition will feature five men with personal bests of 2:05 or faster, and four women with the potential to break the tape on Columbus Drive under 2:20, organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Thursday (4).

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Report10 Mar 2013

Kizaki clinches World Championships berth with Nagoya victory as Noguchi returns

After breaking away from Ethiopia’s 19-year-old Berhane Dibaba at the 40km water station, Ryoko Kizaki this morning (10) won the Nagoya Women’s Marathon – an IAAF Gold Label Road Race – in 2:23:34, the second-fastest time in the world this year.

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