November 27, 2018
LetsRun.com co-founder Weldon Johnson as well as Jonathan Gault travelled to Kenya in 2017 to see Eliud Kicphoge‘s training camp before heading to Uganda to watch World Cross Country. See some of their coverage from Kenya below.
LRC A Day With Olympic Marathon Champion Eliud Kipchoge, Part I: A Tuesday Morning Track Workout Six weeks before he ran 2:00:25 at Breaking2, we saw Kipchoge and his training partners crank out 5 sets of 2k-1k at the crack of dawn on a dirt track in Eldoret.
LRC A Day with Olympic Marathon Champion Eliud Kipchoge, Part II: A Look at Kipchoge’s Spartan Training Camp & Why He Is Part of Nike’s Breaking2 Attempt We toured the Global Sports training camp in Kaptagat before sitting down with Kipchoge ahead of Breaking2.
LRC My Trip to a Possible Doping Camp in Kenya: What I Saw When I Spent a Day with Olympic Champion Jemima Sumgong In March 2017, Weldon Johnson spent a day at the training camp of 2016 Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong in Nandi County. Just two weeks later, news broke that Sumgong had tested positive for EPO. After absorbing the impact of Sumgong’s positive test, Johnson reflected on what he learned from his day in Sumgong’s camp.
April Fools’ Joke from Kenya: LetsRun.com Exclusive: Meet The Runner Who Has Never Raced But Routinely Crushes Eliud Kipchoge In Practice Note: this is a joke and not real
From The Archives: LRC’s Complete Coverage From Africa (As of 11/27/18)
LetsRun.com Goes to Ethiopia – 2018 Weldon Johnson provides the coverage. Includes a trip to Haile G‘s house.
LetsRun.com Goes To Kenya – 2017 Jonathan Gault and Weldon Johnson provide coverage from Eliud Kipchoge’s training camp.
LetsRun.com Goes To Kenya – 2016 Andy Arnold provides the coverage.
LetsRun.com Goes to Kenya – 2012 Emory Mort provides the coverage.
LetsRun.com Goes to Kenya – 2011 LetsRun.com co-founder Robert Johnson provides the coverage.
LetsRun.com Goes to Kenya – 2007 LetsRun.com co-founder Weldon Johnson attended the World xc champs and provided coverage.