Lemi Berhanu and Meseret Mengistu led podium sweeps for Ethiopia at the Xiamen International Marathon on Monday (2), the first IAAF Gold Label Road Race of 2017.
Ethiopia’s Mekuant Ayenew and Meseret Mengistu claimed the men’s and women’s title respectively at the 36th edition of Beijing Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday (17).
Kenneth Mungara set a race record, an Australian all-comers record and a world masters best when winning the 2015 edition of the Gold Coast Marathon and he may have to do all three again to retain his title at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (3)
The Gold Coast Airport Marathon on 3 July will welcome one of the fastest international elite fields in Australian marathon history, headlined by Kenneth Mungara, winner of last year’s edition of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
For the first time at the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris, both reigning champions will attempt to retain their crowns at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (3).
Mark Korir and Meseret Mengistu, winners of the 2015 Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris, will return to the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 3 April to defend their titles.
Germany’s Arne Gabius hopes to come home in front of around 15,000 runners in the Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label race, and get a rare win on Sunday (25) for a European male marathoner at a top level race over the classic distance.
Meseret Mengistu Biru, the winner of the Paris Marathon in April, will head a strong Ethiopian women’s quartet at this year’s Frankfurt Marathon on Sunday 25 October, the organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Wednesday (1).
Kenya’s Sharon Cherop, the 2011 world marathon bronze medallist, and Brazil’s pan-American marathon champion Solonei Da Silva have been added to the elite field for the Bogota International Half Marathon on Sunday 26 July.
Mark Korir won the 39th edition of the Schneider Electric Paris Marathon, crossing the line at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in a personal best of 2:05:49 on Sunday (12).