Defending champions Daniel Salel and Mary Wacera, both of Kenya, will be looking to retain their BAA 10k titles at the IAAF Bronze Label Road Race in Boston on Sunday (26).
All eyes will be on Kenya’s Geoffrey Mutai in his first race following a seven-month layoff from racing at the fifth edition of the Mattoni Ceske Budejovice Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday (4).
Eliud Kipchoge, the most successful marathon runner in the world in the last 12 months will face the second and third fastest marathon runners of all time at the BMW Berlin Marathon on Sunday 27 September, the organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Wednesday (8).
The talk has been of records and reputations this week in the build-up to the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, where a flurry of superlatives are being scattered around to describe the event’s traditional stellar fields for the races on Sunday (26).
Kenya’s Geoffrey Mutai and Ethiopia’s Aselefech Mergia have been added to the men’s and women’s elite fields for the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 26 April, organisers for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Monday (16).
The Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon has made a name for itself in recent years thanks to a series of super-fast performances and the organisers are naturally keen to maintain this success at the next edition of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Saturday 28 March.
The Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race and one of the six races that make up the World Marathon Majors series, announced on Thursday (22) its strongest ever men’s elite fields for the race on 22 February.
Up until this year’s Berlin Marathon, Geoffrey Mutai and Wilson Kipsang were the two men with claims on being the fastest marathoners in the world; Mutai by virtue of his un-ratifiable 2:03:02 course record in Boston in 2011, Kipsang by virtue of holding the ratified world record of 2:03:23 from the 2013 Berlin marathon.
Geoffrey Ronoh added yet another star name to the recent list of his vanquished rivals as the Kenyan beat his compatriot Geoffrey Mutai and broke the course record in the Birell Prague Grand Prix 10k, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday evening (6).
Geoffrey Mutai’s competitive edge could be tested to the limit in the Birell Prague Grand Prix 10km, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday evening (6) by a fellow Kenyan who deserved the title of an unknown on the international scene two months ago.