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News16 Jan 2015

Nakamoto to face defending champion Kiplimo at Beppu-Oita Marathon

Kentaro Nakamoto, one of Japan’s most reliable marathon runners in recent times, will face last year’s winner Abraham Kiplimo at the Beppu-Oita Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on 1 February.

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Previews05 Dec 2014

Mathathi to defend Fukuoka Marathon title but Makau the centre of attention

Five of the top seven finishers from last year’s Fukuoka International Marathon - Martin Mathathi, Joseph Gitau, Henryk Szost, Chiharu Takada and Mekubo Mogusu – will be back on the start line of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race but much of the attention will also be on former world record holder Patrick Makau on Sunday (7).

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News28 Oct 2014

Mathathi to defend his Fukuoka Marathon title

Kenya’s Martin Mathathi will defend his Fukuoka Marathon title on Sunday 7 December but a lot of eyes will be on the performance of his compatriot and former marathon world record-holder Patrick Makau following the announcement of the elite field for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

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Report03 Feb 2013

Kawauchi clocks course record in Beppu-Oita Marathon

As advertised beforehand, the 62nd Beppu-Oita Marathon turned into a thrilling battle between Yuki Kawauchi and Kentaro Nakamoto, with the pair engaged in a enthralling head-to-head duel over the second half of the race on Sunday (3).

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Previews01 Feb 2013

Kawauchi v Nakamoto provides local interest at Beppu-Oita Marathon

The 62nd annual Beppu-Oita Marathon (also known as Betsudai Marathon) will be staged on Sunday (3) and can boast of a proud history as the third oldest marathon in Japan, after Lake Biwa Marathon and Fukuoka Marathon.

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News17 Jan 2013

Kawauchi and Nakamoto the men to watch at the the Beppu-Oita Mainichi Marathon

Yuki Kawauchi, the most prolific top-level marathon runner in Japan and perhaps the world, will be on the start line of the Beppu-Oita Mainichi Marathon – an IAAF Silver Label Road Race – on 3 February.

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