January 20, 2019
Shura Kitata (60:11) and Brigid Kosgei (65:50) Win at 2019 Houston Half as Emily Sisson (67:30) Just Misses AR!
Kitata won a 3-way sprint in the men's race while Kosgei showed she's a real threat to win the greatest women's marathon in history in London by running the fastest time ever in the Western Hemisphere while Sisson stamped herself as a 2020 Olympic marathon contender.
January 16, 2019
2019 Houston Half/Full Marathon Preview: Hot Fields, Cold Temps, The American Debut for Sally Kipyego and the Return of Kara Goucher
Houston is always one of the highlights of the winter for US fans and this year's races could be extra special as Olympic silver medallist Sally Kipyego races for the 1st time since declaring she'll represent the US moving forward and Kara Goucher races a marathon for the 1st time as a 40-year old. The problem is the weather forecast doesn't look good but what does look good is the international fields in both the men's and women's halves as they are loaded with talent.
February 07, 2018
Thursday's Must-See TV: 2018 RAK Half Marathon Preview: Joyciline Jepkosgei Battles Mary Keitany as 11(!) Sub-60 Guys Square Off in the Men's Race
Are you ready for some incredible, free prime-time half-marathon action? We hope as as Thurday's night RAK Half is going to be insane. Watch it live on LetsRun at 9:45 pm ET.
January 22, 2018
February 9: Deepest Field Ever Set For 2018 RAK Half-Marathon With Fifteen Sub-60 Men
Bedan Karoki returns to defend his title against 27:09 10K man Guye Adola, two-time Boston champ Lelisa Desisa and world indoor bronze medalist Augustine Choge.
July 30, 2017
2017 Worlds Men’s 10,000 Preview: Geoffrey Kamworor Gets One Final Crack at Mo Farah on the Track
On the 5-year anniversary of his first Olympic gold medal, Mo Farah will look to end his 10,000 career in style - with yet another gold medal. Can Geoffrey Kamworor pull off the upset?
April 23, 2017
After An Epic Battle, Daniel Wanjiru Outduels Kenenisa Bekele To Win The 2017 London Marathon
A great back-and-forth between Kenya's Daniel Wanjiru and all-time great Kenenisa Bekele saw Wanjiru win a close race 9 seconds ahead of Bekele in 2:05:48.
April 20, 2017
2017 London Marathon Men's Preview: Kenenisa Bekele Takes on Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, Feyisa Lilesa, Abel Kirui & Rising Star Daniel Wanjiru in Another Stacked Race
Even without Eliud Kipchoge, the 2017 London race is LOADED as Bekele (Berlin), Ghebreslassie (NYC), Kirui (Chicago) & Wanjiru (Amsterdam) all won big fall marathons, while Lilesa took Olympic silver in Rio. Kenyan stud Bedan Karoki ('15 World XC/'16 World Half silver) is also making his debut.
February 02, 2017
February 10th: Mary Keitany, Tirunesh Dibaba And Jemima Sumgong Lead Loaded Field Women's FIeld For The RAK Half-Marathon
World Half champ Peres Jepchirchir is also in the field while the men are lead by London Marathon runner-up Stanley Biwott, World XC silver medalist Bedan Karoki, Augustine Choge and Solomon Yego (58:44).
January 09, 2017
4 Thoughts on the 2017 London Marathon Men's Field: London's STACKED Once Again, Who's Left To Face Galen Rupp Boston, Bedan Karoki's Debut, and Can Kenenisa Bekele's Body Hold Up?
We analyze the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon men's field.
December 12, 2016
Renato Canova Q&A, Part I: Why the Kenyans Struggled in Rio, Learn The Name Of The 2020 Olympic 5000 Champ, and Why Isn't China Better at Running?
The famed coach reveals why he thinks Geoffrey Kamworor, Caleb Ndiku and Bedan Karoki struggled at the Olympics and how Kenya couldn't even put one man in the 5k final. He also discusses Asbel Kiprop's tactical struggles, tells you who will be the 2020 Olympic 5000 champ, and what he learned from his stint as a coach in the Chinese federation. Did you know that in 2014, not one Chinese man broke 14:00 for 5k or 29:30 for 10k?
August 13, 2016
Mo-nificent: Mo Farah Repeats As Olympic 10,000 Meter Champion
August 09, 2016
2016 Olympic Men’s 10,000 Preview: Mo Farah vs. Geoffrey Kamworor In a Rematch of Epic Proportions
Farah could join running immortals Nurmi, Zátopek, Viren, Gebrselassie and Bekele as the only men to win two Olympic 10,000 titles. Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor will try to stop him after coming up just short in Beijing last year. Plus can Galen Rupp medal in part one of his 10k/marathon double?
March 30, 2016
Week that Was: More Madness From the World Half Champs, Colleen De Reuck Still Has It, Some US Road Action and Should the IAAF Change the World Track Champs?
Get up to date on the last week in the running world.
March 26, 2016
A Legend in the Making: Geoffrey Kamworor Dethrones Mo Farah Despite Falling and Getting Trampled at World Half Marathon Championships
A legend may have been born on the streets of Cardiff today.
March 24, 2016
2016 World Half Marathon Championships Preview: A Race For The Ages - Mo Farah Vs. Geoffrey Kamworor & Bedan Karoki In A World Champs Grudge Match
Kamworor and Karoki will be battling Farah on his home turf but at their ideal distance. Who gets the win? Or will there be in upset due to the horrific weather conditions?
March 22, 2016
Why Bedan Karoki Is The Favorite At The World Half Champs, Expect Big Years From Asbel Kiprop And Ronald Kwemoi & More News From Our Man On The Ground In Kenya
Our correspondent is on the ground in Kenya for the next six months and he's got the latest scoop on Asbel Kiprop, Ronald Kwemoi and Bedan Karoki as he's been watching races with Renato Canova.
February 04, 2016
Week That Was: A Must-Read On Ryan Hall, The Syracuse Men And Allie Ostrander Keep On Rolling, Kim Conley Is A Beast, Is Morgan Uceny On Her Way Back, Boris Berian Is No Fluke, Mike Rossi, And Updates From Kenya
We span the globe of the world of running and have quite a few gems in this week's Week That Was, if we must say so ourselves.
January 19, 2016
Four Thoughts On The 2016 London Men's Field: Olympic Implications, The Return Of Bekele And Karoki's Debut
The 2016 London men's field very well may be tougher to win than the Olympics. It is totally loaded once again as it includes the world's best marathoner, the world champ, the world record holder and a whole lot more. Surprisingly, it will mark the return to the marathon for Kenenisa Bekele and the debut of Bedan Karoki.
December 30, 2015
2015 LRC Year-End Rankings, Men’s 10,000: Surprise, Surprise - Mo Farah And Galen Rupp Are The World And US #1s
After a year hiatus, the 10,000 rankings are back. Does Cam Levins make the list? Who is the US #2 - Hassan Mead or Ben True?
October 11, 2015
10-Sub 60-Minute Men Will Line Up For The Valencia Half On October 18th
World XC silver medalist Bedan Karoki leads field that includes Abraham Cheroben (58:48), doper Matthew Kisorio and Leonard Komon.