Benson Kipruto to defend his STWM title on October 20

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

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

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