Brigid Kosgei

Brigid Kosgei

May 01, 2024

Kenya Announces Shock 2024 Olympic Marathon Team - Was The Nike Fix In? + Eliud Kipchoge Goes For History

Eliud Kipchoge will go for unprecedented third straight gold. Brigid Kosgei was stunningly given the final women's spot over Sharon Lokedi.
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.
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.