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


Japan’s Yuki Kawauchi runs 50th sub-2:16 marathon

December 18th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Yuki Kawauchi ran 2:12:45 at a Japan marathon on Sunday breaking 2:16 for the 50th time in his impressive athletics career. (Photo: @ayespeko via Twitter.)


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.


Injuries behind him, Reid Coolsaet to “feel out pace” at Fukuoka Marathon

December 2nd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | 1 Comment »

Could the national men’s marathon record be in jeopardy Sunday? Canada’s Reid Coolsaet, the country’s second fastest ever over the distance, will be running the Fukuoka Marathon in Japan. (Photo: Canada Running Series.)


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.


Dylan Wykes has Olympic standard in sight for Fukuoka Marathon

December 5th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Dylan Wykes, a Canadian Olympic hopeful, will be running the Fukuoka Marathon aiming to break the 2:12:50 barrier.


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 […]


Reid Coolseat ready to race Fukuoka Marathon

November 30th, 2013 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

One of Canada’s top marathoners, Reid Coolsaet, is set to race the Fukuoka marathon on Sunday, Dec. 1. Coolsaet, a Hamilton, Ont. runner, has been in Japan for nearly two weeks after arriving with […]