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Report26 Jan 2014

Gamera-Shmyrko successfully defends Osaka crown

Tetyana Gamera-Shmyrko of Ukraine came from behind to win the 33rd Osaka Women’s Marathon in 2:24:37 on Sunday (26), defending the crown she won last year at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race.

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Previews24 Jan 2014

Gamera-Shmyrko is bidding to be first back-to-back Osaka winner in 14 years

The champions from the past three editions of the Osaka Women’s Marathon – Tetiana Gamera-Shmyrko, Risa Shigetomo and Yukiko Akaba – have returned to contest the IAAF Silver Label Road Race, which this year doubles as a selection race for the 2014 Asian Games, on Sunday (26).

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Report24 Dec 2013

Chepyego smashes course record in Okayama

Three years after being soundly beaten into third place at the Sanyo Women’s Half Marathon, Sally Chepyego returned to Okayama on Monday (23) in the hope of a better result. The Kenyan well and truly avenged that defeat and shattered the course record in the process.

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News21 Dec 2013

Gamera-Shmyrko among four former winners to contest 2014 Osaka Marathon

The organisers of the 33rd edition of the Osaka International Women’s Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, have announced that Ukraine’s reigning champion Tetiana Gamera-Shmyrko will defend her title on 26 January.

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Report07 Jul 2013

Course records for Akaba and Kawauchi at Gold Coast Marathon

There was a strong African presence at the 2013 Gold Coast Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on 7 July.

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Previews05 Jul 2013

Race records under threat at Gold Coast Marathon

It pays to run a marathon with ambition, and the 2013 Gold Coast Marathon on Sunday (6) has set its goals high – no less than race records in the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race in both the men’s and women’s events and the fastest-ever marathon on Australian soil.

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Report17 Mar 2013

Maruyama and Akaba win All-Japan Corporate Half Marathon title

Fumihiro Maruyama won the men’s race at the 41st annual All-Japan Corporate Team Half Marathon Championships in Yamaguchi with 1:01:15, while Yukiko Akaba, who also won this race in 2008 with the course record of 1:08:11, took the women’s honours in 1:08:59.

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