Kenyan duo Wesley Korir and Sharop Cherop will compete in the 2013 edition of the Boston Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on April 13 as they aim to defend the titles they won earlier this year.
9 December 2012 – Honolulu, USA – Fighting sometimes strong trade winds, Wilson Kipsang of Kenya and Valentina Galimova of Russia won the 40th Honolulu Marathon here today (9), leading a field of more than 25,000 runners to the finish line at Kapiolani Park adjacent to Waikiki Beach.
The USATF Annual Meeting took place in Florida last weekend, and while they haven't issued an official press release yet, the 2016 Olympic Trials Marathon qualifying standards and window were determined:
30 November 2012 - The 66th annual Fukuoka International Marathon, which doubles as the 96th Japanese national championships for the men’s Marathon as well as one of the selection races for the 2013 World Championships, is set for Sunday.
HOUSTON (November 27, 2012) - The Houston Marathon Committee announced on Tuesday the election of Houston Marathon Veteran and local civic leader Bob Eury into the Houston Marathon Hall of Fame. Eury will be honored by the Houston Marathon Committee on November 29 at the 2013 Hall of Fame Reception.
18 November 2012 - Lydia Cheromei, the fastest runner in the field with the personal best of 2:21:30, won the 4th edition of Yokohama Women’s Marathon with the new course record time of 2:23:07 on Sunday.