World marathon record holder Patrick Makau will run the BMW Frankfurt Marathon on 28th October. Organisers of Germany’s oldest city marathon, which will see its 31st edition, have today confirmed the most spectacular signing in the history of their event. The 27 year-old Kenyan had established the present record of 2:03:38 in Berlin a year ago. After surprisingly being omitted from Olympics election Patrick Makau opted for the German IAAF Gold Label Road Race, that has established itself among the world’s top marathons in recent years. “It is an honour for us that such an outstanding athlete has chosen to run the BMW Frankfurt Marathon,” said Race Director Jo Schindler.
Garry Bjorklund 2013 Half Marathon Entries to 250 Finishers - (Duluth, Minn.) Registration is now available for the Grandma’s Minnesota Mile road race in downtown Duluth. This one-mile event on Sunday, Sept. 9 is open to runners of all skill levels.
Ogden, Utah (August 13, 2012) - In response to a steady increase in demand, the GOAL Foundation (www.getoutandlive.org) will implement a lottery system for the 2013 Half and Full Zions Bank Ogden Marathon slated for May 18.
LONDON – Team USA’s Shalane Flanagan and Kara Goucher of Portland, Ore. finished within 16 seconds of one another as they crossed the finish line in 10th and 11th place, respectively, in the Olympic women’s marathon during a rainy Sunday morning.
Chicago, USA - Kenyans Lucy Kabuu and Florence Kiplagat, bot sub-2:20 runners, will contest the The Bank of America Chicago Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 7 October.
Team USA: Shalane Flanagan, Desiree Davila, and Kara Goucher Commit To Run 2013 Boston Marathon - BOSTON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Financial, Principal Sponsor of the Boston Marathon, has recruited elite American marathoners Shalane Flanagan, Desiree Davila and Kara Goucher to run the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. All three women will represent the U.S. in the Olympic Marathon this summer and the 2013 Boston Marathon will be their first post Olympic marathon.