Ayele Abshero

Ayele Abshero

January 20, 2016

2016 Dubai Marathon Men's Preview: Former Champs Hayle Lemi Berhanu, Tsegaye Mekonnen & Ayele Abshero Take On 2:04 Men Tadese Tola & Tsegaye Kebede And A Host Of Hungry Ethiopians For The Richest Prize In Marathoning

In the last four years, Dubai has been won by four different guys - three of whom were making their debut and a fourth who was running just his second marathon. This year, the race is much more likely to be won by someone with experience. Watch it live on on Thursday night at 9:30 pm ET. *Update: Coach Canova states the both Kebede and Abshero are out of the race.
December 27, 2015

Ayele Abshero Will Return To The Dubai Marathon Where He Set The 2:04:23 Course Record Four Years Ago

He will face a tough field lead by two-time London champ Tsegaye Kebede.
January 08, 2015

The Greatest Marathon Field Ever? Six Thoughts On 2015 Virgin Marathon London And Kipsang Vs. Kimetto Vs. Bekele Vs. Kipchoge

The 2015 Virgin Marathon London professional men's field has been announced and it's arguagly the best men's field ever. The field features World #1 Wilson Kipsang vs. world record holder Dennis Kimetto, plus world #2 Eliud Kipchoge, and the added bonus of 5,000/10,000 record holder Kenenisa Bekele. The field has all of the top 5 from the 2014 LRC rankings and 7 of the top 9. 
Discuss In Our Forum: 2015 London Marathon men's elite field is amazing - greatest ever?

April 11, 2014

Fantasy Track On The Streets Of London - 2014 London Marathon Men's Preview - Breaking Down A Race For The Ages

OH BABY WHAT A RACE!!! This one reads almost like fantasy track. Something has to give as it features the fastest man in history Geoffrey Mutai, the world record holder Wilson Kipsang, the defending champ Tsegaye Kebede, past champ Emmanuel Mutai, the Olympic and world champ Stephen Kiprotich, and the debuts of Mo Farah and Ibrahim Jeilan. We try to break it down for you. *IAAF: "Best Ever" Field
February 09, 2014

Elite Fields Announced For 2014 RAK Half-Marathon On February 14th

The ridiculously deep fields include 11 men who have gone under 60-minutes and 7-women who have ran under 68:00. Men's side includes Bernard Koech (58:41), Stanley Biwott (58:56), Chicago Marathon champ Dennis Kimetto, former Half-Marathon World champ Wilson Kiprop and  2011 10,000m World champ Ibrahim Jelian. On the women's side there is London/NYC Marathon champ Priscah Jeptoo, Boston champ Rita Jeptoo and former 10K World champ Linet Masai making her half debut.
January 13, 2014

Guteni Schone And Ayele Abshero Secure Ethiopian Double Success At PWN Egmond Half Marathon

Abshero won in 1:02:52 beating Kenya's Gideon Kipketer by 4 seconds. Leonard Korir  was 4th (1:03:45). Schone won for the women in 1:11:55 as the Netherlands' Adriënne Herzog took 3rd (1:12:58) and former Boston champ Caroline Kilel 4th (1:13:06).
October 10, 2013

5 Takeaways From The 2013 Chicago Marathon International Press Conference

Mosop Is Healthy And Fit, Tadese Is Ready For Another Crack At 26.2, Kimetto And Abshero Are Confident, And Kogo Hopes He's Ready For Uncharted Territory. We broke down the race earlier for you on you on paper, but you never know what really to expect until you get the inside scoop on-site. We've got it and you can as well if you read our piece. Plus was there a fix at the 2012 Berlin Marathon?