November 02, 2023
NYC Media Day, Part 1: Jepchirchir May Not Race Due to Calf Injury, Cheserek Has Been Training with Kelvin Kiptum
Peres Jepchirchir's fall was going great until she developed a calf injury last weekend. Plus Letesenbet Gidey reveals what she learned from her marathon debut.
April 21, 2023
London Marathon Friday Notes: Brigid Kosgei Is Not 100%, Eilish McColgan Withdraws
McColgan cited knee problems while Kosgei is nursing a hamstring injury. Peres Jepchirchir & Yalemzerf Yehualaw both say they're ready to go.
October 10, 2022
WTW: Women's Marathoning Has Gone CRAZY + Could Newbury Park Run 2:05 For The Marathon?
Women's marathoning has gone beserk in 2022 but is the best yet to come? And how would Newbury Park stack up against Japan's top HS team?
March 05, 2022
Brigid Kosgei Runs 2:16:02 (#3 Time Ever) to Win 2022 Tokyo Marathon
Kosgei didn’t win a marathon in 2021 but started 2022 in dominant fashion as she won her fifth World Marathon Major and enters into the GOAT talk.
March 03, 2022
2022 Tokyo Marathon Women's Preview: Brigid Kosgei Looks to Reassert Herself; How Fast Can Sara Hall Run?
WR holder Kosgei leads a stacked field that includes 2:17 woman Angela Tanui and Berlin champ Gotytom Gebreslase. Plus is Keira D'Amato's American record in danger? Plus Ryan Hall reveals how he thinks "super-shoe technology has really changed the sport of marathoning tremendously and not just as a faster shoe on race day."
February 18, 2022
World Record Holders Eliud Kipchoge, Brigid Kosgei Headline 2022 Tokyo Marathon Field
This is going to be amazing for American fans. Are you ready for a major marathon in prime time with both world record holders as well as American Sara Hall going for the AR? *MB: Kipchoge officially racing Tokyo - Brigid Kosgei and Sara Hall too!!
September 30, 2021
After tight Olympic turnaround, Brigid Kosgei is focused on winning London Marathon not $355,000 payday for women's-only world record
Here what the top ladies at the deepest marathon EVER had to say at Thursday's press event, including what reigning NYC champ Joyciline Jepkosgei said about why she's not defending her title in NY.
August 06, 2021
Molly Seidel Shocks the World With Bronze Medal, as Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir and Brigid Kogei Go 1-2 in 2020 Olympic Marathon
Molly Seidel shocked the world by getting the bronze medal as Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir and Brigid Kogei swept the top two spots. http://gty.im/1234517406
August 06, 2021
2020 Tokyo Olympic Marathon Mini Preview: Can Kipchoge and Kosgei Add to their Legacies? Who Will Challenge Them for Gold in Sapporo?
Kenya has the world record holders in Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Kosgei, and both will be favorites for gold, but the Olympic marathon rarely goes to form. Here's what you need to know.
November 25, 2020
The 2021 RAK Half Looks INCREDIBLE: Women's WR Holders Brigid Kosgei & Ababel Yeshaneh To Battle, Jacob Kiplimo vs Kibiwott Kandie And Sara Hall Is Entered
Mark your calendars, the February 19th race is something athletics fans can get excited about. The marathon WR holder Brigid Kosgei vs. the half marathon WR holder in Ababel Yeshaneh headline the women's race. For the men, we get a replay of gold vs silver from World Half in Jacob Kiplimo vs. Kibiwott Kandie. Every time Yeshaneh and Kosgei have raced so far, one of them has broken the WR. And Sara Hall of the US is making the trip.
October 04, 2020
Brigid Kosgei DOMINATES 2020 London Marathon, American Sara Hall Shocks Field To Finish Second
Kosgei winning convincingly may not have been a shock but the name of the second-place finisher sure was, Sara Hall.
October 01, 2020
London Press Conference Highlights: Brigid Kosgei Sounds Less Confident Than She Did A Year Ago, Could Ruth Chepngetich Spring The Upset?
Who sounded confident at Thursday's pre-race press conference? Find out here.
September 30, 2020
2020 London Marathon Women's Preview: WR Holder Brigid Kosgei vs. World Champ Ruth Chepngetich in Clash of World #1 vs World #2
Like the men's race, the women's race in London is headlined by an incredible showdown: WR holder Brigid Kosgei against world champ Ruth Chepngetich. Both women have won their last 3 marathons; something's gotta give in London.
September 04, 2020
Sifan Hassan Breaks One-Hour Run World Record at 2020 Memorial Van Damme
The battle between the WR holder in the mile and marathon ended up being pretty entertaining even if the pace they were running was modest compared to their own lofty standards. *MB: Fair or foul? Brigid Kosgei gets DQd for stepping on rail in 1 hour world record attempt
September 03, 2020
2020 Brussels DL Preview: World Record Attempts Galore: Hassan vs. Kosgei in Clash of WR Holders; Mo Farah & Faith Kipyegon Also Targeting WRs
Are you read for this mouth-watering matchup? The women's marathon and mile world record holders will clash in a one hour run world record battle. In the men's race, Mo Farah, who hasn't raced on the track in three years, will return to chase the WR currently held by Haile G while the fastest man in European history Sonde Moen has decided to skip the meet as his beloved Vaporfly shoes have been banned.
August 21, 2020
2020 London Marathon Elite Fields Released: Eliud Kipchoge, Kenenisa Bekele, Brigid Kosgei Lead Field That Includes Americans Jared Ward, Molly Seidel And Sara Hall
The men's race has eight men who have run sub-2:05 including Mosinet Geremew (2:02:55) and Mule Wasihun (2:03:16) while the women's race also has world champ Ruth Chepngetich and former London winner Vivian Cheruiyot. Mo Farah will be a pacer for the men going for the 2:11:30 Olympic standard.
February 20, 2020
Ethiopia's Ababel Yeshaneh Upsets Brigid Kosgei and Smashes Half Marathon World Record at 2020 RAK Half Marathon
Yeshaneh took 20 seconds off the old word record and won in 64:31 as Kosgei also broke the old WR. *MB: 2020 RAK Half Discussion Thread *MB: Kosgei breaks Half Marathon World Record and Loses race!
January 13, 2020
World Record Holder Brigid Kosgei Will Return To Defend Her Title At The 2020 London Marathon
The London field is always super deep and 2020 will be no exception as Kosgei faces 2018 London champ Vivian Cheruiyot, three-time Berlin champ Gladys Cherono (KEN), Roza Dereje (2:18:30), world champion Ruth Chepngetich and world half marathon record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei.
October 29, 2019
Did Marathon World Record Holder Brigid Kosgei Actually Miss Any Drug Tests? Here's What We Know After a Confusing Press Conference
While her coach was quoted as saying "three times the anti-doping officials did not test her," her agent Federico Rosa reports she has officially only missed one test. The Kenya authorities say she has been drug tested 54 times.