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Coaching Athletics Quarterly

Marathon

Dubai (UAE): The 20th staging of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon will be streamed live when the starting gun is fired on Friday morning (January 25).

Monday, 21 January 2019 18:16

Another Record Setting Day in Houston

The 47th Chevron Houston Marathon and 17th Aramco Houston Half Marathon again lived up to their reputation for being flat and fast, with Brigid Kosgei running the fastest half marathon ever on U.S. soil and 44 American athletes running times that qualify them to compete in the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials.

Mumbai,20 January 2019: Kenya’s Cosmas Lagat and Ethiopia’s Worknesh Alemu surprised the pundits and produced outstanding performances in hot conditions to triumph at the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2019, winning in 2:09:15 and 2:25.45 respectively.

Mumbai,18 January 2019: Ethiopian runners took both the men’s and women’s Tata Mumbai Marathon (TMM) titles 12 months ago and pre-race favourites Abera Kuma and Amane Gobena sounded confident that the top honours in the City of Dreams will stay with athletes from the East African nation this coming Sunday (20 January).

Former world record-holder Wilson Kipsang and Chicago Marathon champion Brigid Kosgei are among the latest athletes added to the line-up for the Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 28 April.

Monday, 14 January 2019 18:08

Kipchoge to defend London Marathon title

World record holder Eliud Kipchoge will defend his title at the Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday 28 April.

Returning Brazilian champions are the first male and female competitors across the finish line at the 26th annual 26.2-mile race through Walt Disney World Resort

BOSTON, MA, December 18, 2018, 10:00 a.m. EST—John Hancock, the principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon since 1986, and the Boston Athletic Association today announced an accomplished U.S. Elite Team for the 123rd running of the race on April 15, 2019. The group of 29 athletes will race against a world class international field to challenge for the coveted olive wreath on Patriots’ Day.

Desisa and Keitany clock second-fastest times in history, while Romanchuk becomes first-ever American and youngest athlete to win men’s wheelchair division - New York, November 4, 2018 – Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa won his first TCS New York City Marathon and Mary Keitany won her fourth – both recording the second fastest times in history in the open division for men and women, respectively. At 20 years old, Daniel Romanchuk became the first-ever American and youngest athlete to win the men’s wheelchair division at the TCS New York City Marathon, while Switzerland’s Manuela Schär won her second consecutive title in the women’s wheelchair division.

New York, August 23, 2018 – Five-time Olympian Bernard Lagat of the United States will make his highly anticipated marathon debut at the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 4, as the five-time world champion will join defending champion Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya to lead a men’s professional open division that features nine Olympians and three Abbott World Marathon Majors race champions.

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