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News29 Oct 2018

Tsegay, Kawauchi and Ghebreslassie lead Fukuoka Marathon field

This year’s Fukuoka Marathon will have 2016 winner Yemane Tsegay, 2015 world champion Ghirmay Ghebreslassie and Japanese hero Yuki Kawauchi on the start line for the IAAF Gold Label road race on 2 December.

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Report27 May 2018

Burka breaks Canadian all-comers record at Ottawa Marathon

If there was any doubt about Gelete Burka’s conversion to marathon running it was removed on Sunday (27) as the 32-year-old Ethiopian set a Canadian All Comers’ marathon record of 2:22:17 to win the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon by almost four minutes.

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Report04 Dec 2016

Tsegay beats the rain in Fukuoka

Making his decisive move just before the 40th kilometre, Yemane Tsegay of Ethiopia won the 70th Fukuoka International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday.

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Previews05 Feb 2016

Kirwa could challenge Marugame course record

Ten years have passed since Kayoko Fukushi set the Marugame Half Marathon course record of 1:07:26, but there’s a fair chance it could fall at this year’s edition of the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday (7).

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Report22 Aug 2015

Report: men’s marathon – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

In the end it was the day of Ghirmay Ghebreslassie. The teenager won Eritrea’s first World Championships gold medal, taking the men’s marathon title on a day when more favoured runners wilted in the sun.

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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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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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Report25 May 2014

Ethiopians Tsegay and Tufa Set Ottawa Marathon course records

Despite much of the course blanketed in an early morning fog, the 2014 Scotiabank Ottawa marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, saw Ethiopia’s Yemane Tsegay and Tigist Tufa produce course records on Sunday (25).

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Previews22 May 2014

Kenyan stars Mutai, Kiprop and Keitany head up Ottawa’s 10km and marathon

Spectators lining the streets of Ottawa on Saturday night (24) will witness an epic race as two-time New York Marathon champion Geoffrey Mutai faces 2010 world half marathon champion Wilson Kiprop in the Lowertown Brewery Ottawa 10km, the first of the Canadian capital city’s two IAAF Silver Label Road Races.

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News07 May 2014

Wesley Korir leads best field ever At Ottawa Marathon

The 2013 Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon produced course records in both the men’s and women’s races thanks to the Ethiopian pair of Tariku Jufar and Yeshi Esayias, who ran 2:08:05 and 2:25:31 respectively, but elite athlete coordinator Manny Rodrigues is optimistic that both marks will be reduced further on Sunday 25 May.

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Report06 Apr 2014

Adhane captures course record in Daegu

Yemane Tsegay Adhane fulfilled his role as the favourite for the 2014 Daegu International Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, winning in a course record of 2:06:50 on Sunday (6).

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Previews04 Apr 2014

Adhane aims for Daegu delight but will have former champion Kiyeng to contend with

Yemane Tsegay Adhane has been looking for a fast performance for almost 18 months to consolidate his reputation as one of the quickest marathon men around and, after a frustrating 2013, he hopes to finally find it at the Daegu International Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (6).

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