Kenyan set world record at 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Cheruiyot, Cherono, Dereje, Chepngetich and Jepkosgei also in field Brigid Kosgei, the defending champion and fastest female marathon runner in history, will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2020. Kosgei (KEN) broke Paula Radcliffe’s 16-year-old marathon world...
Eliud Kipchoge versus Kenenisa Bekele – is ON and will take place this April at the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon.
The World Athletics working group investigating the Nike road racing shoes which have revolutionised marathon and road racing times, is still deliberating over what limits to place on the carbon plate and foam technology and is unlikely to implement a complete widespread ban. 
Coming off the second fastest marathon of all time during the BMW Berlin Marathon this fall, Kenenisa Bekele has set a new goal for himself and will join the world’s fastest men in the streets of London. Kenenisa will join teammates Eliud Kipchoge and Mule Wasihun, who finished 3rd during last year’s race.
British Olympic hero Sir Mo Farah will begin his journey towards this year’s Tokyo Games by racing another of the all-time distance running greats, Kenenisa Bekele, at the 2020 Vitality Big Half on Sunday 1 March.
Brett Robinson has broken the Australian half marathon record at the Marugame Half Marathon clocking 59:57. ⁣The record has stood since 1968, when Darren Wilson clocked 1:00.02 in Tokyo, Japan.  The performance pushes Michael Shelley, the two time Commonwealth Games Marathon champion out of the top-10, he now sits in 11th.
Kenya’s Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage has placed a one-month international travel ban on their athletes. On March 9, a letter was sent informing presidents of all Kenyan sporting organizations that their athletes will not be permitted to travel to international competitions for the “safeguard of the public and the country at large.”
A three-year journey of heroism and burgeoning might on the road to the Tokyo Olympic Games by the internationally renowned Athlete Refugee Team has been captured in an emotionally-charged full length documentary feature considered to be the first production of its kind. The 90-minute film produced by On, the Swiss sportswear company and Hungry Man Productions, will be released on World Refugee Day to commemorate the more than 70 million forcibly displaced people worldwide.
The 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon has been canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, event organisers announced Monday. Due to be held on October 11, it was announced on Monday night that the Chicago event of 45,000 runners would not be staged “out of concern for the safety of event participants, volunteers, event staff and spectators”.
“A number of things never added up with him from his story, how he randomly popped up at races, trained solo and at his age, was taking on the best in our sport who were 15-20 years younger,” Troop tweeted. “The constant replies were that he was a nice guy.” - Lee Troop