Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele tops the list of world-class contenders announced today for the men’s elite race at the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday 23 April.
Reigning champions Stanley Biwott and Mary Keitany were in buoyant mood ahead of Sunday’s (6) TCS New York City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
Stanley Biwott and Mary Keitany will defend their TCS New York City Marathon crowns when they aim for a fourth consecutive Kenyan sweep of the titles at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 6 November.
Running in sizzling and humid conditions, Kenyans Stanley Biwott and Mary Keitany cruised to dominant victories at the seventh Mattoni Olomouc Half-Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday (25).
Mary Keitany will return to the scene of her 1:06:38 course record at the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon while fellow Kenyan Stanley Biwott faces a stiff challenge in his tune up for the Olympic marathon this summer during the seventh edition of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Saturday (25).
Cynthia Limo moved up to third on the world all-time list for the half marathon when she won the RAK Half Marathon in 1:06:04 in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah on Friday (12).
Last year's Virgin Money London Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge will take on 2014 champion Wilson Kipsang when the two Kenyans face each other in this year’s IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday 24 April, organisers announced on Tuesday (19).
Kenya’s Mary Keitany successfully defended her title in fine style at the New York City Marathon, crossing the line in 2:24:25 at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race, while the men’s title went to Stanley Biwott in 2:10:34 on Sunday (1).
The Morrisons Great North Run will welcome a field of about 57,000 runners of all abilities but the man getting the most attention at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (13) will be Mo Farah, the world 5000m and 10,000m champion.