Olympic women’s marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir, and last year’s men’s winner, Benard Kibet are just the first two of what is expected to be a constellation of stars at the Ras Al Khaimah Half-Marathon on Saturday, February 24.

Did we mention that the Dubai Marathon has a tendency to be won by debutants?

Panuel Mkungo and Beatrice Cheptoo celebrated their biggest career wins when the Kenyans took the Türkiye Is Bankasi Istanbul Marathon on Sunday in windy and warm conditions. Hopes for records were ruined by the weather conditions and Mkungo clocked 2:10:35 while Cheptoo crossed the line on Istanbul’s Sultanahmet Square after 2:27:09.

Dubai (UAE): The 2024 Dubai Marathon will see one lucky runner drive off with a brand new EXEED LX Comfort after the iconic sporting event is staged in Umm Suqeim on January 7.

When the 30th edition of the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon took place in 2011, Wilson Kipsang crowned the anniversary with a magnificent course record of 2:03:42.