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Previews13 Dec 2019

Close clashes expected in Shenzhen, Bekele faces Barsoton in Kolkata

Kenya’s Rebecca Chesir and Muluhabt Tsega of Ethiopia will be the main contenders for the women’s title at the Shenzhen Marathon, a World Athletics Gold Label road race, on Sunday (15).

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Previews28 Oct 2016

Focus on fast times in Frankfurt

Promising fast times and competitive racing, Tadese Tola of Ethiopia and Kenyans Mark Korir and Cyprian Kotut will aim to steal the spotlight in the men's race and Mamitu Daska the women's at the 35th Mainova Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (30).

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News15 Sep 2016

Tola, Rutto and Daska confirm Frankfurt return 

Tadesse Tola, Lani Rutto and Mamitu Daska will be returning to the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 30 October, organisers have announced.

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Report31 Jul 2016

Tola and Rionoripo triumph at the Bogota Half Marathon

Ethiopia’s Tadese Tola and Kenya’s Purity Rionoripo took the honours at the Bogota Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in two races that could hardly have been more contrasting on Sunday (31).

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Previews29 Jul 2016

Kimetto and Gobena have contrasting motivations ahead of the Bogota Half Marathon

All eyes will be on Kenya’s marathon world record holder Dennis Kimetto and defending women’s champion Amane Gobena at the Bogota Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, but for contrasting reasons on Sunday (31).

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News18 Feb 2016

Strong field announced for Lake Biwa Marathon

Tadese Tola and Munyo Solomon Mutai, bronze medallists at the 2013 and 2015 World Championships respectively, are among the athletes set to compete at the Lake Biwa Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in the Japanese city of Otsu on 6 March.

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Report26 Jul 2015

Biwott wins by more than a minute in Bogota

Kenya’s Stanley Biwott dominated a quality field with an imperious solo performance to win the Bogota Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in 1:03:15 on Sunday (26).

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News20 May 2015

Tola and Dibaba head Bogota Half Marathon fields

Tadese Tola, Ethiopia’s world marathon bronze medallist, and his compatriot Birhane Dibaba, the 2015 Tokyo Marathon winner, will be on the start line of the 2015 Bogota International Half Marathon on Sunday 26 July.

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Previews01 Jan 2015

Strong fields targeting course records in Xiamen

The course records at the Xiamen International Marathon, the first IAAF Gold Label Road Race of 2015, look vulnerable as a strong field of elite runners are ready to continue the record streak on Saturday (3).

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Previews10 Oct 2014

What does Chicago have in store after Kimetto's world record?

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon organisers are talking about course records – or better yet, a men’s world record – and, to fulfil those lofty ambitions, the IAAF Gold Label Road Race has signed up seven men with personal bests of 2:05 or better and five women who have or could dip under the 2:20 mark to be on the start line on Sunday (12).

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Previews21 Feb 2014

Course records expected at Tokyo Marathon

With ideal running conditions predicted for the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday (23), hopes are high that the course records will be under threat at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

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News23 Jan 2014

2014 Tokyo Marathon releases elite fields, course records under threat

With exactly a month until the race on 23 February, the 2014 Tokyo Marathon organizers released the elite fields for this year’s IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Thursday (23).

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