The 64th Fukuoka International Open Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, will be run in the Japanese city on Sunday. Once the unofficial World Championships, this men-only race is still one of the best in the tier just below the World Marathon Majors.
The Safaricom Great Lake National Marathon will be run on Sunday in the Kenyan town of Kisumu.
The Rock N’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon and Half Marathon will be run in Sin City on Sunday.
The fifth meet in the KCB/Athletics Kenya cross country series takes place on Saturday in Kisii.
The Ethiopian Clubs Cross Country Championships will be held on Saturday in Addis Ababa.
The Cross International de la Constitucion takes place on Sunday in the Spanish town of Alcobendas.
College track starts up.
Athletic.net list of meets
Nike Cross Country Nationals, aka NXN, will be held on Saturday at Portland Meadows Racetrack in Oregon.
Live webcast: 1:05 PM (EST) Saturday at runnerspace.com
Previews: Flotrack / USA Today
Track on TV
Running the Sahara, 1:00 PM Friday on SHO Extreme and 7:30 AM Sunday on SHO Next
Nike Cross Nationals live webcast, 1:05 PM Saturday at runnerspace.com
Prefontaine, 8:00 PM Sunday on Showtime Family Zone
Endurance, 5:45 AM Monday on SHO Extreme