Benson Kipruto to defend his STWM title on October 20

July 23rd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The 28-year-old Kenyan, younger brother to Chicago and Tokyo champion Dickson Chumba, is training for a personal best and possibly the course record this year at STWM


Wet, cold Tokyo Marathon dominated by Ethiopians

March 3rd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

In a slightly less extreme version of last year’s Boston Marathon, the 2019 Tokyo Marathon featured a lot of clear plastic raincoats among runners and umbrellas on the sidelines


Kirui, Chumba and Kosgei join Bank of America Chicago Marathon elite field

August 12th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

As usual, Chicago will have a stacked field for this year’s marathon on October 7, with an impressive elite roster that now includes Abel Kirui, Geoffrey Kirui, Brigid Kosgei and Birhane Dibaba


Philemon Rono breaks two records, scores massive payday at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

October 22nd, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in STWM 2017 | No Comments »

Philemon Rono has now run the fastest marathon in Canada


The favourite at STWM is really fit and ready to take down the Canadian soil marathon record

October 18th, 2017 by Michael Doyle | Posted in STWM 2017 | No Comments »

Take a look at Dickson Chumba’s final month of big workouts heading into marathon weekend in Toronto, where he will attempt to run faster than 2:06:54 and lay down the quickest marathon ever run in Canada


How Dickson Chumba is training to break the Canadian soil marathon record

September 11th, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in Features, STWM 2017, Training | No Comments »

The Kenyan hopes to break the Canadian all-comers marathon record in Toronto on Oct. 22. To do so, he’ll have to run under 2:06:54


Toronto will get to see world record-calibre marathoner in October

September 7th, 2017 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Editor's Note | No Comments »

Dickson Chumba will be arguably the greatest runner ever to race a marathon in Canada when he goes for the all-comers’ record at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon


Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon scores one of the best marathoners in the world for 2017 field

September 7th, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Dickson Chumba has a PB of 2:04:32, and has won both the Chicago and Tokyo Marathons. He will aim to run the fastest marathon ever on Canadian soil on Oct. 22


Two-time world champ Abel Kirui is back, Florence Kiplagat defends at Chicago Marathon

October 9th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Two-time world marathon champion Abel Kirui is back and Florence Kiplagat defends her title at the 2016 Chicago Marathon on Sunday (photo: Boston Marathon JH).


Tokyo Marathon to show off deep field, Mutai out

February 20th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The startline of Sunday’s Tokyo Marathon, the first World Marathon Major of 2015, will see a glaring hole in place of Geoffrey Mutai who has dropped out due to injury, though there is no shortage […]


Course records broken in Tokyo

February 24th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Both men’s and women’s course records were broken in the Tokyo Marathon over the weekend. Trifi Tsegaye shaved down the course record of 2:25:12 by nearly three minutes, running 2:22:23. She bested Ethiopian compatriot […]