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Press Release24 Nov 2014

World records ratified

The following world records have recently been ratified...

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News08 Oct 2012

Course records tumble in Kosice

Kenyans Lawrence Kimaiyo and Hellen Mugo set new course records at the 89th running of the International Peace Marathon in Kosice, Slovakia, on Sunday.

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News18 Sep 2012

Achamo gunning for Toronto victory

Long distance runners are continually looking for improvement and Netsanet Achamo is no exception.

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News05 Sep 2012

Munyeki targets Toronto record

When Kenyan marathoner Charles Munyeki is asked whether the $25,000 bonus on offer for beating the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon record is motivation for the 14 October event he answers succinctly.

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News27 May 2012

Moiben defends Ottawa Title

Laban Moiben is becoming used to sprint finishes having won both the 2011 Ottawa Marathon and the 2012 Mumbai marathon January 15th by a scant few steps.

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News22 Apr 2012

Korir and Agai the unexpected victors in Madrid

Madrid, Spain – Kenya’s Patrick Korir (2:12:07) and Margaret Agai (2:32.23) captured surprise wins at the 35th ‘Rock’n’Roll Madrid Marathon’ held today in the Spanish capital. The 33-year-old Korir headed a clean sweep of medals for his country as he was joined on the podium by fellow Kenyans Enock Mitei and Thomson Cherogony.

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News05 Feb 2012

Course records tumble in Hong Kong

Losing a Marathon by one second last year taught Dejere Abera of Ethiopia a lesson that he put to good use this morning (5), when he won the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon by less than a second.

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News30 Oct 2011

Kipsang tantalises with 2:03:42 World record assault in Frankfurt

Despite a magnificent effort over the final five kilometres of the BMW Frankfurt Marathon this morning, when he could see that his promised World record was slipping away, Wilson Kipsang of Kenya fell just four seconds short of his compatriot, Patrick Makau’s World mark of 2:03:38, set in Berlin five weeks ago.

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News17 Oct 2011

In debut, Tsega triumphs in Reims

Reims, France – Ethiopian Demessew Tsega was the surprise winner of the Reims Marathon on Sunday, taking the victory in his debut over the distance in 2:09:44 while Kenyan Julia Mombi confirmed her favourite's status in winning the women’s race in 2:29:35.

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News17 Oct 2011

Kiplagat defends in cold and rainy Istanbul

Kenyan Vincent Kiplagat successfully defended his title at the 33rd Intercontinental Istanbul Eurasia Marathon on Sunday clocking 2:10:58, while Alemitu Abera from Ethiopia claimed the women’s race in 2:27:56.

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News16 Oct 2011

Chebet sizzles sub-2:06, course record for Gelana in Amsterdam

Running in nearly ideal conditions, Wilson Chebet of Kenya and Ethiopian Tiki Gelana cruised to victories at the 36th TCS Amsterdam Marathon on a sunny, nearly windless Sunday.

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News05 Oct 2011

Machichim Up For Toronto Challenge

Although Kenneth Mungara returns to Toronto on 16 October intent on winning his fourth Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon title it will be no easy task. Race director Alan Brookes has, once again, assembled a world class field worthy of the prestigious IAAF Silver Label bestowed upon the event.

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