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Previews02 Dec 2016

Makau aims for hat-trick in Fukuoka

Defending Fukuoka International Marathon champion Patrick Makau will be targeting a third consecutive victory at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (4).

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News01 Nov 2016

Defending champion Makau leads Fukuoka Marathon entries

Former world record-holder Patrick Makau will aim for a hat-trick of Fukuoka Marathon titles when he lines up for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 4 December.

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News19 Apr 2016

World half marathon champion Jepchirchir to run in Bengaluru

World half marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir will lead the field at the TCS World 10K in the Indian city of Bengaluru on Sunday May 15.

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Previews18 Mar 2016

Course record the target at the Seoul International Marathon

The 87th Seoul International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, has been billed as likely to become a battle between defending champion Wilson Loyanae and former world record holder Patrick Makau on Sunday (20).

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Report06 Dec 2015

Makau retains Fukuoka Marathon title

Kenya’s former world record-holder Patrick Makau retained his Fukuoka Marathon title in 2:08:18 on Sunday (6), and became the first man to get back-to-back wins at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race since Ethiopia’s Tsegaye Kebede did so in 2008 and 2009.

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Previews04 Dec 2015

Kimetto hopes to bounce back in Fukuoka after Beijing disappointment

World record-holder Dennis Kimetto will be looking to bounce back at the 69th annual Fukuoka International Marathon on Sunday (6), an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, after his disappointing failure to finish at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 in August.

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News28 Oct 2015

Kimetto and Makau lead Fukuoka Marathon entries

World record-holder Dennis Kimetto and defending champion Patrick Makau are among the top athletes set to compete at the Fukuoka Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 6 December.

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Previews18 Apr 2015

Former champions ready to clash at Boston Marathon

Meb Keflezighi knows that the combination of factors which led to his emotional victory in last year’s Boston Marathon is unlikely to come together again on Monday (20) at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

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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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Report07 Dec 2014

Makau back to winning ways in Fukuoka

Patrick Makau shrugged off almost two years of injuries woes and racing disappointments to win the 68th edition of the famous Fukuoka International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in 2:08:22 on Sunday (7).

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Previews05 Dec 2014

Mathathi to defend Fukuoka Marathon title but Makau the centre of attention

Five of the top seven finishers from last year’s Fukuoka International Marathon - Martin Mathathi, Joseph Gitau, Henryk Szost, Chiharu Takada and Mekubo Mogusu – will be back on the start line of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race but much of the attention will also be on former world record holder Patrick Makau on Sunday (7).

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Series01 Dec 2014

Work, rest and play – Patrick Makau

Kenya’s Patrick Makau will be contesting his first marathon of the year this weekend in Fukuoka. The former world record-holder talks about his life in more detail by answering our work, rest and play questions.

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