Leading the entry lists with their respective PBs of 2:05:25 and 2:21:59 are Ethiopia’s Bazu Worku and Mamitu Daska.
The past two men’s champions and three of the top four women from the 2015 edition of the Chevron Houston Marathon will return to the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race on 17 January.
Germany’s Arne Gabius hopes to come home in front of around 15,000 runners in the Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label race, and get a rare win on Sunday (25) for a European male marathoner at a top level race over the classic distance.
Three big names are set to clash at the 70th Lake Biwa Marathon as defending champion Bazu Worku, 2012 winner Samuel Ndungu and Eric Ndiema will line up for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (1).
Defending champion Bazu Worku will return to this year’s Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon on Sunday 1 March, organisers for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Friday (13).
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.
The 43rd edition of the Chevron Houston Marathon features stacked fields as defending champion Bazu Worku returns to the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race on January 18.
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.
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.
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).