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Previews16 Nov 2018

Kimetto returns in Shanghai, Kipruto set for half marathon debut in Boulogne-Billancourt – weekend road-racing preview

Organisers of the Shanghai International Marathon have assembled a star-studded field, spearheaded by former world record-holder Dennis Kimetto, in the hopes of improving the course records of both races at the IAAF Gold Label event on Sunday (18).

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News21 Mar 2018

Kimetto aims to prove his form in Vienna

World record-holder Dennis Kimetto will next compete over 26.2 miles at the Vienna City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 22 April.

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News12 Jan 2017

Kimetto and Kiplagat lead Boston Marathon fields

World record holder Dennis Kimetto and two-time world champion Edna Kiplagat will lead formidable fields at the 121st edition of the Boston Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 17 April, organisers announced today.

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News23 Aug 2016

Kimetto and Kiplagat announced for Chicago Marathon

Marathon world record-holder Dennis Kimetto and defending champion Florence Kiplagat will return to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday 9 October.

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Previews29 Jul 2016

Kimetto and Gobena have contrasting motivations ahead of the Bogota Half Marathon

All eyes will be on Kenya’s marathon world record holder Dennis Kimetto and defending women’s champion Amane Gobena at the Bogota Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, but for contrasting reasons on Sunday (31).

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News30 Jun 2016

Kimetto the first big name for this year's Media Maraton de Bogota

Marathon world record holder Dennis Kimetto will be looking to resurrect his reputation at the Media Maraton de Bogota, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday 31 July.

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News19 Jan 2016

Defending champion Kipchoge heads outstanding men's field for London Marathon

Last year's Virgin Money London Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge will take on 2014 champion Wilson Kipsang when the two Kenyans face each other in this year’s IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday 24 April, organisers announced on Tuesday (19).

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Previews04 Dec 2015

Kimetto hopes to bounce back in Fukuoka after Beijing disappointment

World record-holder Dennis Kimetto will be looking to bounce back at the 69th annual Fukuoka International Marathon on Sunday (6), an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, after his disappointing failure to finish at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 in August.

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News28 Oct 2015

Kimetto and Makau lead Fukuoka Marathon entries

World record-holder Dennis Kimetto and defending champion Patrick Makau are among the top athletes set to compete at the Fukuoka Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 6 December.

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News07 Sep 2015

Kimetto heading to Glasgow for Great Scottish Run

Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto, the fastest marathon runner in history, is heading to Glasgow to compete in the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday 4 October.

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Feature20 Aug 2015

Kimetto feels ready for debut championship marathon

Only once in the history of the IAAF World Championships has the world record-holder won the men's marathon: 1983, when Rob de Castella ran 2:10:03 for the victory, nearly two minutes slower than his 2:08:18 world mark from Fukuoka in 1981.

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Report26 Apr 2015

Kipchoge holds off Kipsang to win London Marathon thriller

Eliud Kipchoge won a thrilling battle with his fellow Kenyan Wilson Kipsang over the final kilometres of the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon but prevailed to win the IAAF Gold Label Road Race by five seconds in 2:04:42 on Sunday (26).

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