It was the Istanbul Marathon that provided the platform for two current stars to significantly propel their marathon careers. Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich and Victor Kiplangat of Uganda both ran their debuts and won them in Istanbul in 2017 and 2021 respectively.

(RUNBLOGRUN) This was the finest day that Chicago has seen to race marathon in over a decade! And Carey Pinkowski assembled a tremendous field to make this one a race not to forget!

An eventful GENERALI MUNICH MARATHON produced a Kenyan double triumph on Sunday. In fine weather conditions Bernard Muia clocked 2:09:17.

(RUNBLOGRUN) Sifan Hassan produced one the greatest displays of female marathoning as she dismantled a world-class field to win the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in a course and area record of 2:13:44, the second fastest time in history.

A group of Kenyan runners headed by Luke Kibet could be challenged by Sebastian Hendel in the race for victory at the GENERALI MUNICH MARATHON on Sunday. The German elite runner hopes to dip under the Olympic qualifying time of 2:08:10 when he will finish in the Munich Olympic Stadium.