London Marathon Is Sunday @ 5AM ET

LRC Men’s Preview: Can Eliud Kipchoge Win An Unprecedented 4th Straight Major? Stanley Biwott, Wilson Kipsang, Dennis Kimetto, Kenenisa Bekele & More Hope Not London is loaded once again as World #1 Kipchoge goes up against a stacked field that includes the past two world record holders (Kimetto and Kipsang), world champ Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, NYC champ Biwott and the great Kenenisa Bekele. It also has huge Olympic qualifying implications for Kenya + Great Britain. Set your alarms. This one is worth getting up for (5:00 a.m. ET start on Sunday).

Keitany claimed her second NYC title last fall and will look for London win #3 on SundayLRC Women’s Preview: #1 Vs. #2: The Showdown Between The World’s Top Two Marathoners (Mare Dibaba And Mary Keitany) Headlines Totally Loaded Field Dibaba and Keitany were 1-2 in LRC’s 2015 World Rankings and they’ll be joined by three others in the top seven, including defending champ Tigist Tufa, 2010 champ Aselefech Mergia and Chicago champ/HM WR holder Florence KiplagatSara Hall will also compete in a race that holds major Olympic implications for Kenya, Ethiopia and GB.

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LRCTsepo Mathibelle, Wejo's Athlete Of The Year In 2015, Gets Back-Page Profile In Wall Street Journal And Short Documentary Film On His Olympic Dream

He’s now sponsored by Samsung.

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LRC Goes To Kenya

LRCThe Brilliance Of Asbel Kiprop & Jairus Birech's Crazy Quadruple: Scenes From The Spring's Final Athletics Kenya Meet In Eldoret

LRC's latest dispatch from Kenya includes a recap from the "City of Champions," where Andy Arnold tells you who's looking good (Ezekiel KemboiElijah ManangoiTimothy Cheruiyot), why Kiprop can go sub-3:26 this year and why he's become a Birech fan. Plus did he spot Kenyan's newest teen sensation? Updated with altitude conversions.

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