Endeshaw Negesse of Ethiopia leads of field of seven sub-2:10 runners at the Lake Biwa Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in Otsu, Japan, on Sunday (5).
Ethiopia’s Endeshaw Negesse leads the entries for the Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Race Race, in Otsu on 5 March.
Organisers of the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon expect a hotly contested race on 29 May as the list of confirmed elite runners for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race grows.
Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat once again took a commanding win at the eDreams Mitja Marató Barcelona, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, but the 28-year-old had to settle for a time of 1:09:19 on Sunday (14), more than four minutes outside the half marathon world record of 1:05:09 she set in the same city 12 months ago.
The eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona, and IAAF Bronze Label Road Race has seen half marathon world record performances in the last two years thanks to Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat, with her running the current mark of 1:05:09 in 2015 and also setting world records for 15km (46:14) and 20km (1:01:54) along the way.
With nine sub-2:07 runners on the start line for the Schneider Electric Paris Marathon on Sunday (12), the IAAF Gold Label Road Race promises to be a quality competition.
One year after Kenenisa Bekele broke the course record on his debut at the classic distance, organisers of the Schneider Electric Paris Marathon have assembled another star-studded field for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 12 April.
Ethiopia’s Bazu Worku broke away from Kenya’s defending champion Vincent Kipruto with less than two kilometres to go to win the 69th edition of Lake Biwa Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in 2:09:10 on Sunday (2).
Kenyans Vincent Kipruto and Caroline Kilel triumphed at the BMW Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, where stormy and wet weather ruined hopes for record performances on Sunday (27).