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Previews06 Oct 2017

Kirui and Kiplagat ready for Chicago defence

Defending champions Abel Kirui and Florence Kiplagat will be hoping for a sweet sense of deja vu at the 40th anniversary of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday (8), an IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

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Report12 Feb 2017

Kiplagat achieves fourth consecutive Barcelona Half Marathon triumph

Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat once again took an overwhelming victory at the eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, winning comfortably in 1:08:15 on Sunday (12).

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Previews10 Feb 2017

Kiplagat against the wind in Barcelona

In its first year as an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, the eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona on 12 February will welcome back Florence Kiplagat, who will be aiming to break the world half marathon record for the third time.

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News29 Dec 2016

Kiplagat set to return to Barcelona, scene of her world record

Florence Kiplagat will target her own world record at the eDreams Barcelona Half Marathon when she lines up for the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on 12 February.

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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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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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Report14 Feb 2016

Third consecutive win but no third world half marathon record for Kiplagat in Barcelona

Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat once again took a commanding win at the eDreams Mitja Marató Barcelona, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, but the 28-year-old had to settle for a time of 1:09:19 on Sunday (14), more than four minutes outside the half marathon world record of 1:05:09 she set in the same city 12 months ago.

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Previews12 Feb 2016

Kiplagat returns to Barcelona with organisers hoping for world record hat-trick

The eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona, and IAAF Bronze Label Road Race has seen half marathon world record performances in the last two years thanks to Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat, with her running the current mark of 1:05:09 in 2015 and also setting world records for 15km (46:14) and 20km (1:01:54) along the way.

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News13 Jan 2016

Kiplagat to make third successive Barcelona appearance

In its first year as an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, the eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona on 14 February will welcome back Florence Kiplagat, who will be aiming to break the world half marathon record for the third time in a row.

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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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News28 Dec 2015

2015 end-of-year reviews – road running

Statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best road-running performances of the year.

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