More Sports / Athletics Mar 5, 2017

Chebii wins Lake Biwa Marathon

Satoru Sasaki placed fourth, the highest among Japanese runners, in the Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon on Sunday, as Ezekiel Kiptoo Chebii of Kenya won the race. At one of the trial races for the world championships in August, a highest finish among Japanese with a ...

Worku wins Lake Biwa Marathon

More Sports / Athletics Mar 2, 2014

Worku wins Lake Biwa Marathon

Ethiopia's Bazu Worku won Sunday's Lake Biwa Marathon, denying defending champion Vincent Kipruto of Kenya his second straight title. Worku clocked a time of 2 hours, 9 minutes, 10 seconds in Japan's oldest annual marathon, which begins and ends at Ojiyama Stadium. Satoru Sasaki was second ...