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News08 Nov 2019

Desisa and Chepngetich win 2019 AIMS Best Marathon Runner Awards

World marathon champions Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and Ruth Chepngetich of Kenya were tonight recognised as the male and female recipients of the 2019 ‘Best Marathon Runner’ award by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).

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Previews01 Nov 2019

Defending champions Keitany and Desisa raring to go in New York City

Defending champions Mary Keitany and Lelisa Desisa are back in the Big Apple to chase more glory at the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday (3), an IAAF Gold Label road race.

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News06 Aug 2019

Keitany and Desisa to defend New York Marathon titles

Defending champion Mary Keitany of Kenya and Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa will return to the TCS New York City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday 3 November. Keitany will go for her fifth career title in New York and Desisa will be gunning for a second.

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Previews16 Apr 2016

Desisa and Rotich ready to defend in Boston

Lelisa Desisa and Caroline Rotich are set to defend their titles at the 120th running of the BAA Boston Marathon on Monday (18), one of the world’s most venerated road races and one of only three IAAF Gold Label Road Races in the US.

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News16 Dec 2015

Desisa and Rotich will defend Boston Marathon titles

Organisers of the Boston Marathon today announced that Lelisa Desisa and Caroline Rotich will defend their titles at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 18 April 2016.

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News14 Sep 2015

Kipsang, Kamworor and Keflezighi lead men’s field for New York City Marathon

Defending champion Wilson Kipsang will join Meb Keflezighi to headline a world-class men’s field at the TCS New York City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday 1 November.

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Report20 Apr 2015

Rotich wins in close finish while Desisa regains Boston Marathon title

Caroline Rotich and Lelisa Desisa won the Boston Marathon titles on Monday (20) in the 119th running of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race. Rotich’s victory was the biggest race of her career to date, and Desisa returned to put good memories in place of bad ones from the race he won in 2013.

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Previews18 Apr 2015

Former champions ready to clash at Boston Marathon

Meb Keflezighi knows that the combination of factors which led to his emotional victory in last year’s Boston Marathon is unlikely to come together again on Monday (20) at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

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Report23 Jan 2015

Berhanu surprises while Mergia makes magnificent comeback in Dubai

Ethiopia’s Lemi Berhanu emerged as the unexpected champion at the 2015 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, crossing the line at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in a world-leading time and big personal best of 2:05:28 on Friday (23)

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Previews21 Jan 2015

Bekele and Mergia set sights on course records in Dubai

Course records could well be under threat at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon when one of the best elite fields ever seen – including three-time Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele – takes to the streets on Friday (23) for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

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News20 Jan 2015

Five past champions sign up for Boston Marathon

Organisers of the Boston Marathon announced today that no fewer than five former winners of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race will be on the start line on 20 April.

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News09 Jan 2015

2013 champion Lelisa Desisa returns to Dubai Marathon

Ethiopia’s 2013 IAAF World Championships marathon silver medallist Lelisa Desisa will return the Dubai Marathon on 23 January 23, the organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Friday (9).

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