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News27 Apr 2016

Quality of Ottawa’s elite field suggests records could tumble

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.

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Report24 May 2015

Ethiopians Mekuria and Birhanu claim Ottawa Marathon victories

Ethiopia’s Aberu Mekuria won the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon on Sunday (24) with the second-fastest time in the history of the IAAF Silver Label Road Race, while compatriot Girmay Birhanu won the men’s race in what was his fourth marathon in seven months.

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Previews21 May 2015

Canada’s capital Ottawa to host spectacular weekend of road racing

Canada’s capital plays host to another spectacular weekend of racing as the Ottawa 10k and Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon take place on Saturday (23) and Sunday (24) respectively.

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News06 May 2015

Top Ethiopians target course records at Ottawa Marathon

Organisers of the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon are expecting the event records to fall again this year, thanks to a faster course, higher calibre pacers and a highly competitive field of runners for the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on 24 May.

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Report05 Apr 2015

Birhanu and Melkamu make it an Ethiopian double in Daegu

Girmay Birhanu and Meselech Melkamu lived up to their status as pre-race favourites at the seventh edition of the Daegu Marathon, winning the men’s and women’s races respectively at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race on Sunday (5).

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Previews03 Apr 2015

Birhanu and Melkamu aim for another Ethiopian double in Daegu

If Girmay Birhanu and Meselech Melkamu live up to their status as favourites at the Daegu International Marathon on Sunday (5), it will be the third time that Ethiopians have won both races at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race.

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Report19 Oct 2014

Ethiopian double victory despite the smog at the Beijing Marathon

Ethiopia's Girmay Birhanu and his compatriot Fatuma Sado took the honours at the 34th Beijing International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, winning respectively in 2:10:42 and 2:30:03 on Sunday (19).

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Previews17 Oct 2014

New winners expected at Beijing Marathon

The 34th Beijing International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, will most likely have new winners in both men’s and women’s races on Sunday (19).

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News21 Mar 2014

Four sub-2:06 runners set to compete at Rotterdam Marathon

Eliud Kipchoge is the favourite for the ABN AMRO Rotterdam Marathon, but he will face stiff opposition at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday 13 April as he is one of four men in the race with PBs faster than 2:06.

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Report24 Jan 2014

Teenager Mekonnen's stunning marathon debut win in Dubai

For the third consecutive year, the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon was won by a runner making his debut over the classic distance with Ethiopia’s Tsegaye Mekonnen taking the plaudits at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in 2:04:32 on Friday (24).

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