HOUSTON (January 7, 2020) – The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) announced today a stellar elite field for the forty-eighth running of the Chevron Houston Marathon and the eighteenth Aramco Houston Half Marathon events taking place on Jan. 19, 2020.

A powerful field of elite athletes will come together for the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, a World Athletics Gold Label road race, on 24 January.

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) unveiled the course for the marathon events in Sapporo, Hokkaido, following visits by and discussions among representatives from the International Olympic Committee, World Athletics, Tokyo 2020 and local authorities.

Mumbai: Defending champions Cosmas Lagat and Worknesh Alemu will return to the Tata Mumbai Marathon – a World Athletics Gold Label Road Race and one of Asias leading marathons in little more than two weeks time to contest Indias richest road race on Sunday 19 January. 

David Rudisha’s 2012 Olympic 800m triumph has been chosen as the athletics moment of the decade.