Purity Komen was the surprise winner of the N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon. Overtaking fellow-Kenyan and race favourite Ruth Chepngetich the 24 year-old stormed to her biggest career win with a personal best of 66:30. Course record holder Chepngetich followed in second with 67:18 while Evaline Chirchir made it an all-Kenyan podium with 67:31. Stella Rutto of Romania was the fastest European, finishing 10th with 70:05.

Ruth Chepngetich, one of the world’s leading long distance runners, will be the star attraction of the N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon on Sunday. The Kenyan, who broke the world record on this course with 64:02 two years ago, has a unique win streak in Istanbul.

Midwest summer classic offers $50,000 U.S. prize money; Lilac Bloomsday Run 12K on May 7 to open the 2023-24 Circuit season - BETHESDA, MD – (April 24, 2023) – The Professional Road Running Organization (PRRO) has announced its newest event member, the Quad-City Times Bix 7, set to run on Saturday, July 29, 2023 in Davenport, IA. The Midwest summer tradition will be the third stop on the 2023-24 PRRO Circuit.

Toledo, Ohio — April 23, 2023: The 46th Mercy Health Glass City Marathon hosted an exceptional field of runners, from first-time marathoners to nearly 75 elite athletes looking to quality for the Olympic Marathon Trials, on the campus of the University of Toledo Sunday morning, April 23, 2023.

Now Open for Three Race Distances on January 7 - Dubai (UAE): Following an agreement with the Dubai Sports Council, the Dubai Marathon will return for its 23rd staging on Sunday, January 7, 2024.