The National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOC-K) has given its star-studded marathon team KES1 million (£6,500/$9,100/€7,600) to support their training for this year's Olympics.
Ted Metellus has been named the new race director of the New York City Marathon, making him the first black race director of any of the World Marathon Majors.
This year’s Los Angeles Marathon has been postponed for the second time due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Organisers of the postponed Los Angeles Marathon, The McCourt Foundation, has given guidelines for its running festival to prevent the spread of COVID-19 during the pandemic.
Japanese visually impaired runner Misato Michishita has broken the women's world record in her classification, after competing at the Hofu Yomiuri Marathon in her home Yamaguchi prefecture.
A test event for the Olympic marathon in Sapporo is now due to take place during the Hokkaido-Sapporo Marathon Festival on May 5.
The winner of the United States Olympic Marathon Trials women's race, Aliphine Tuliamuk, looks set to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, after she gives birth.
British Athletics has republished its selection policy for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics, now including a new marathon trial event at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew in London on a multi-lap course.
Club Paris 2024 has launched a new initiative for runners, offering race entries for the mass-participation public marathon to run alongside the elite marathon at the Paris 2024 Olympics.
The Honolulu Marathon has become the latest race to be cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 2021 Tokyo Marathon will be rescheduled from March to the autumn of next year due to ongoing concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been reported.
A study has estimated that the cancellation of Japanese marathons and road races due to the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an economic loss of ¥710 billion (£5.21 billion/$6.74 billion/€5.75 billion).
The organisers of the London Marathon have announced that there will be a bubble system for the elite race at this year's event, to safeguard athletes and staff from COVID-19.
The course due to be used for the marathon discipline at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is set to be officially measured later this year.
Moroccan marathon runner El Mahjoub Dazza has been banned by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for four years after testing positive for a prohibited substance.