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News21 Aug 2020

Star-studded fields confirmed for 2020 London Marathon

Organisers of the Virgin Money London Marathon have confirmed the full elite fields for the World Athletics Platinum Label road race on Sunday 4 October.

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Feature13 Nov 2019

After marathon world record near-miss, Bekele signals there’s more to come

Described as one of the greatest comebacks in athletics history, Kenenisa Bekele’s astonishing victory in September’s Berlin Marathon in 2:01:42 – within two seconds of the world record - sent shockwaves through the athletics world.

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Report29 Sep 2019

Bekele clocks 2:01:41 in Berlin, second fastest marathon ever

Kenenisa Bekele scorched to a stunning 2:01:41 victory at the BMW Berlin Marathon today (29), the second fastest performance of the all-time.

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News03 Sep 2019

Bekele added to Berlin Marathon field

Organisers of the BMW Berlin Marathon have announced that Kenenisa Bekele has joined a loaded men’s field for the IAAF Gold Label road race on 29 September.

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Series07 Aug 2019

Advice to my younger self: Kenenisa Bekele

During an illustrious career, the Ethiopian endurance running great has bagged three Olympic and 17 senior world titles. The world 5000m and 10,000m record-holder takes time out to chat to his younger self.

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News23 Jan 2019

Bekele and Aga lead elite fields for Tokyo Marathon

Organisers of the Tokyo Marathon have revealed the elite fields for the IAAF Gold Label road race in the Japanese capital on 3 March.

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Previews19 Oct 2018

Bekele to battle Cherono, Defar to debut in Amsterdam

Two of the greatest distance runners on the track will aim to make their mark on the roads at the TCS Amsterdam Marathon when they line up for the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (21).

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News23 Jul 2018

Bekele signs up for Amsterdam Marathon

Multiple world and Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele will run the TCS Amsterdam Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday 21 October.

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News21 Jan 2018

Bekele joins London Marathon field alongside Kipchoge and Farah

The three greatest distance runners of their generation will race the Virgin Money London Marathon after Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele confirmed he will join Mo Farah and Eliud Kipchoge on the start line for the IAAF Gold Label road race on 22 April.

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Feature29 Dec 2017

Bekele craves world marathon record

Kenenisa Bekele flew home from the 2017 Berlin Marathon terribly disappointed and in the face of mounting criticism. Some speculated that at age 35 he has seen his better days.

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Report17 Dec 2017

Bekele wins convincingly over 25km in Kolkata

Ethiopian running icon Kenenisa Bekele fell short of his target of running a 25km personal best at the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K but he still dominated the race in the Indian city after breaking away from his rivals just after 18 kilometres before coming home in 1:13:48.

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News11 Nov 2017

Bekele and Kiplagat to headline Kolkata 25km

Distance running legend Kenenisa Bekele and Kenyan long distance star Florence Kiplagat have been signed up to compete in the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K on Sunday 17 December.

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