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...
MONACO (AP) — Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for doping.
Track and field's Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa...
BOSTON (AP) — Joan Benoit Samuelson plans to run the Boston Marathon again at age 61.
The Boston Athletic Association says the two-time champion and Olympic gold medalist will be in the...
NAGOYA, Japan (AP) — Helalia Johannes of Namibia won the Nagoya Women's Marathon on Sunday, upsetting Kenyans Visiline Jepkesho and Valary Jemeli.
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.
NAGOYA, Japan (AP) — Meskerem Assefa of Ethiopia pulled ahead of favorite Valary Jemeli of Kenya with four kilometers left to win the Nagoya Women's Marathon on Sunday.
Assefa won in a time of 2 hours, 21 minutes and 45 seconds, one minute and three seconds ahead of Jemeli. Japan's Hanami Sekine, making her marathon debut, was third with a time of 2:23:07.
DALLAS (AP) — In just 24 hours, her face and name have become world famous for what's seen as a supreme act of sportsmanship.
Dallas-area high school student Ariana Luterman was finishing the anchor leg of a girls' relay in Sunday's Dallas Marathon when she saw the legs of the women's marathon leader, Dr. Chandler Self, start to buckle from exhaustion yards from the finish line.
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.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — More than 12,000 runners showed up for the annual Hartford Marathon.
Not all of them were there to run the full 26.2 miles on Saturday. There was also a half marathon and a 5K.
Brian Harvey, of Boston, won the main event in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 17 minutes, 56 seconds.
Liz Ryan, who grew up in Farmington but now lives in California, won the women's marathon in 2 hours, 45 minutes, 59 seconds.