Kenya’s Laban Korir and Ethiopia’s Mulu Seboka triumphed at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, winning at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race in 2:08:15 and 2:23:15 respectively on Sunday (19).
Three reigning big city marathon champions lead the entries for the Mattoni Half Marathon Olomouc on 21 June as Wilson Kipsang takes on Dennis Kimetto at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race, with Edna Kiplagat favoured to win the women’s race.
The Kagawa Marugame Half Marathon course record is a good one, and stands at 59:48 to Kenya’s Mekubo Mogusu, but his compatriot Martin Mathathi will be looking to improve on it at this year’s edition of the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday (2).
Sharon Cherop’s PB of 2:22:28 makes her the fastest woman heading into the Singapore Marathon on Sunday (1). But despite that mark being almost 10 minutes quicker than the course record of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race, the Kenyan is still unsure whether she will be able to break 2:30 there, given the stifling conditions that are expected.
There is the distinct prospect of an Ethiopian double victory at 11th edition of the International Beirut Marathon - ‘The Banque du Liban Beirut Marathon’ - on Sunday (10).