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Report12 Oct 2014

Kenyan double for Kipchoge and Jeptoo in Chicago

While the winners of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday (12) were very much expected, the way those victories developed at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race was something of a surprise.

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Previews10 Oct 2014

What does Chicago have in store after Kimetto's world record?

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon organisers are talking about course records – or better yet, a men’s world record – and, to fulfil those lofty ambitions, the IAAF Gold Label Road Race has signed up seven men with personal bests of 2:05 or better and five women who have or could dip under the 2:20 mark to be on the start line on Sunday (12).

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News04 Sep 2014

Jeptoo, Bekele and Kipchoge head 2014 Chicago Marathon elite fields

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon’s 2014 elite competition will feature five men with personal bests of 2:05 or faster, and four women with the potential to break the tape on Columbus Drive under 2:20, organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Thursday (4).

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Report27 Jul 2014

Kenyan double in Bogota as Kamworor and Jeptoo triumph

Geoffrey Kamworor and his Kenyan compatriot Rita Jeptoo took the honours at the 15th edition of the Bogota International Half Marathon, the only IAAF Gold Label Road Race in South America, on Sunday (27).

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News25 Jun 2014

Rita Jeptoo will defend her title at the 2014 Chicago Marathon

Rita Jeptoo will defend her title at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday 12 October, organisers for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Wednesday (25).

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Report21 Apr 2014

Jeptoo breaks course record with third Boston victory while Keflezighi ends US drought

Rita Jeptoo and Meb Keflezighi made Boston Marathon history on Monday (21), as Jeptoo won her third Boston in course-record time and Keflezighi broke a 31-year drought, becoming the first US man to win in Boston since 1983.

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Previews19 Apr 2014

Former champions set to clash in Boston

The 2014 Boston Marathon, the 118th running of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race, will start in the semi-rural town of Hopkinton on Monday (21) and arrive with both triumph and some sense of relief at downtown Boston’s Boylston Street some two hours and a few minutes later.

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News21 Jan 2014

Boston Marathon reveals their fastest ever field

Organisers of the Boston Marathon have announced the elite field for the 118th edition of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 21 April.

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Report31 Dec 2013

Komon and Masai win at San Silvestre Vallecana in Madrid

Kenya’s Leonard Komon and Linet Masai fulfilled their roles as favourites for the 49th edition of Madrid’s San Silvestre Vallecana, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, with impressive wins over the 10km course on Tuesday (31).

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News30 Dec 2013

2013 end-of-year reviews – road running

Statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best road running performances of the year with Julin covering the men’s events and Jalava the women’s.

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Previews30 Dec 2013

Kenyans seek to get back to the top in Madrid's San Silvestre Vallecana

Madrid’s 49th San Silvestre Vallecana, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race and possibly the most prestigious of the myriad of New Year’s Eve races around the world, could see Kenyan runners get the upper hand on Tuesday (31).

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News11 Dec 2013

Desisa and Jeptoo will defend their Boston Marathon titles

The 2013 Boston Marathon champions, Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa and Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo, will defend their titles at the 118th running of the race on April 21, the organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Wednesday (11).

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