NEW YORK (AP) — Reigning men's champion Lelisa Desisa dropped out of the New York City Marathon after completing just seven miles following a grueling victory at the sweltering world championships...
NEW YORK (AP) — Runners are all over the course regarding the IOC's plan to move next summer's Olympic marathon from Tokyo to Sapporo in pursuit of a cooler climate.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the world track and field championships early Sunday (all times local):
Lelisa Desisa has won the men's marathon, narrowly beating fellow...
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Distance-running great Haile Gebrselassie says it was a mistake to hold the track and field world championships in Qatar and that marathon runners could have died from...
LONDON (AP) — Mo Farah has declined selection for the marathon at the world championships in Doha, potentially setting up a return to the track.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ruth Chepngetich of Kenya ran the third fastest time for a woman in winning the Dubai Marathon on Friday.
Chepngetich crossed the line in 2 hours, 17 minutes, 8 seconds, beating the course record by more than two minutes.
Only Paula Radcliffe and Mary Keitany have run a women's marathon quicker.
TOKYO (AP) — The men's and women's marathon for Tokyo's Olympics in 2020 will start and finish in the new Olympic stadium, which organizers say last happened in the Atlanta Olympics in 1996.
The organizing committee announced the course layout on Thursday. It's a flat route with an uphill finish leading to the new stadium that is still under construction.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Toledo Marathon says this year's winners have broken both the women's and men's course records for the 26.2-mile distance.
Organizers of Sunday's Glass City Marathon say 28-year-old Maura Lemon from Dayton ran a new course record of 2:45:37 in the women's division. Lemon's husband, Matt Lemon, finished third in the men's marathon.
The race says 32-year-old men's winner Aaron Cooper of Sarnia, Ontario, in Canada, also ran a new record with a finishing time of 2:20:58.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marathon organizers in Virginia have stripped winners of last weekend's races of their titles after discovering they were managed by a Russian sports agent whose past doping concerns were chronicled in an Associated Press report.
HOUSTON (AP) — Kenya's Dominic Ondoro won his first Houston Marathon and seventh overall since 2013 on Sunday.
Ondoro was right with Ethiopia's Yitayal Atanfu, the 2016 runner-up in Houston, before pulling away winning with a time of 2:12:05. Ondoro is the first Kenyan runner to win the marathon since David Cheruiyot in 2008, snapping a streak of eight years where an Ethiopian runner won.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 42-year-old runner dressed as Elvis won the Las Vegas Rock 'n' Roll Marathon.
Michael Wardian of Arlington, Virginia, finished in 2 hours, 38 minutes and 4 seconds late Sunday in the 26.2-mile race.
It was the 50th running of a race that evolved from a flat, wind-swept desert event in 1967 to a glitzy and music-filled attraction for tens of thousands of participants.