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Previews01 Mar 2019

Course records under threat as Chumba seeks third Tokyo Marathon victory

Defending champion Dickson Chumba will aim to become the first three-time winner of the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday (3), while both the men’s and women’s course records could be threatened at the IAAF Gold Label road race in the Japanese capital.

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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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News08 Sep 2017

Chumba aiming for Canadian all-comers’ record in Toronto

Ever since its origin the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has attracted some of the world’s best marathoners but never an athlete with such a competitive record as Dickson Chumba.

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Report09 Oct 2016

Kiplagat and Kirui prevail in Chicago

Florence Kiplagat successfully defended her Bank of America Chicago Marathon crown on Sunday (9) with a dominating 2:21:32 victory. In the men’s race, a tactical contest, Kenyan Abel Kirui dethroned defending champion Dickson Chumba to triumph at this IAAF Gold Label Road Race’s 39th edition in 2:11:23.

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Previews07 Oct 2016

Chumba and Kiplagat aim to retain Chicago Marathon titles

Past champions return for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon as Kenyans Dickson Chumba and Florence Kiplagat look to defend their titles from last year at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (9).

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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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Report11 Oct 2015

Kiplagat and Chumba achieve Kenyan double at Chicago Marathon

For the second time in three years, Kenyans swept the Bank of America Chicago Marathon titles at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (11).

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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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Previews10 Oct 2014

What does Chicago have in store after Kimetto's world record?

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon organisers are talking about course records – or better yet, a men’s world record – and, to fulfil those lofty ambitions, the IAAF Gold Label Road Race has signed up seven men with personal bests of 2:05 or better and five women who have or could dip under the 2:20 mark to be on the start line on Sunday (12).

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Report27 Jul 2014

Kenyan double in Bogota as Kamworor and Jeptoo triumph

Geoffrey Kamworor and his Kenyan compatriot Rita Jeptoo took the honours at the 15th edition of the Bogota International Half Marathon, the only IAAF Gold Label Road Race in South America, on Sunday (27).

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