Japanese man wins Fukuoka Marathon for the first time in 14 years

December 2nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Hattori’s win brings immense national pride at the storied race


Fukuoka International Marathon 2018 elites announced

October 31st, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Japan alone has 10 men entered with personal bests of sub-2:10


Sondre Nordstad Moen becomes fastest non-African-born marathoner

December 4th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The 26-year-old broke the European men’s marathon record at the Fukuoka International Open Marathon Championship


VIDEO: Highlights of Reid Coolsaet’s 2:10:55 marathon in Fukuoka, Japan

December 4th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

Watch race highlights of Reid Coolsaet’s 2:10:55 performance, tied for fourth all-time among Canadians, at the Fukuoka International Marathon on Sunday.


Reid Coolsaet threatens Canadian record, runs 2:10:55 in Fukuoka

December 4th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

“Considering I ran solo I think this was my best marathon to date.”


Massive sinkhole forms near famed Fukuoka Marathon course in Japan

November 8th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

A massive sinkhole formed on Tuesday in southwestern Japan less than 300 metres away from the Fukuoka International Marathon course.


Two-time Olympian Reid Coolsaet to run the 2016 Fukuoka Marathon

October 31st, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Canada’s fastest active marathon runner and second fastest of all-time, Reid Coolsaet, will run the 2016 Fukuoka Marathon on Dec. 4.


Jerome Drayton’s national marathon record turns 40 today

December 7th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Forty-years ago on this day, Jerome Drayton ran the Canadian marathon record in Fukuoka, the longest lasting athletics record in Canada.


Dylan Wykes targets Olympic marathon standard in Japan

October 28th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Elite Q+A | No Comments »

The Canadian running scene will see the return of a familiar face on Dec. 6 as Dylan Wykes targets the Canadian Olympic marathon standard at the Fukuoka International Open Marathon Championship. Wykes has not completed […]


Coolsaet flirts with Canadian record in Japan

December 1st, 2013 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Jerome Drayton’s 39-year-old Canadian marathon record will see 2014. Reid Coolaset came close to breaking Drayton’s 2:10:09 mark on Sunday in Japan at the Fukuoka Marathon. He was well under 2:10 pace at […]


Jerome Drayton: Ahead of Time

October 17th, 2013 by Canadian Running | Posted in Canada 150, Features, Profiles | 1 Comment »

The story of Canada’s greatest marathoner, one of running’s most unusual figures and the unexpected legacy of the oldest record in Canadian athletics