Buzunesh Deba

Buzunesh Deba

November 01, 2017

2017 NYC Marathon Women's Preview: Mary Keitany Goes for Four Straight Against Edna Kiplagat & Shalane Flanagan

Who are the leading ladies for Sunday's NYC Marathon? Find out here.
December 14, 2016

Six Former Boston Marathon Champions Will Head The 2017 Boston Marathon Elite Field

Lemi Berhanu Hayle and Atsede Baysa return to defend their 2016 titles and are joined by Meb Keflezighi, Wesley Korir, Caroline Rotich and Buzunesh Deba.
December 10, 2016

With Family Support, Buzunesh Deba Ready for Redemption in Honolulu

Deba's family has reunited with hopes that the 29-year-old can become the race's first winner from Ethiopia since 2013.
November 02, 2016

2016 TCS NYC Marathon International Women's Preview: Mary Keitany Tries to Embarrass the Kenyan Selectors by Winning Third Straight Title

Can anyone stop the great Mary Keitany - a woman who has lost a grand total of 7 races over the last 8 years?
June 15, 2016

July 4th: Edna Kiplagat And Jared Ward Announced For 2016 Peachtree Road Race

Kiplagat will face Buzunesh Deba, Kim Smith and Neely Spence Gracey while the men's side will have a rematch between last year's top-2 in Ben Payne and Scott Overall.
April 18, 2016

Ethiopia's Atsede Baysa Storms from Behind to Win Boston Marathon in 2:29:19 After Leaders Blow It With a 5:00 16th Mile

A dramatic come from behind victory for Ethiopia's Atsede Baysa as Neely Spence Gracey was 9th.
April 13, 2016

2016 Boston Marathon Women's Preview: Which Woman Will Separate Herself In A Wide-Open Field?

Defending champ Caroline Rotich is back, and she'll battle a deep field that is devoid of any studs. Dubai champ Tirfi Tsegaye (LRC World #1 in '14), Amsterdam/Honolulu champ Joyce Chepkirui and Buzunesh Deba (who finished 2nd behind doper Rita Jeptoo in '14) plus several others will look to wrest the crown from Rotich. Neely Spence Gracey (debut) and Sarah Crouch are the lone U.S. pros.
February 26, 2016

March 20: Stephen Sambu (60:41) And Joyce Chepkirui (66:19) Join Ben True And Molly Huddle As Leaders Of 2016 NYC Half Marathon Elite Fields

Other top names include Wilson Chebet (59:15), Zane Robertson (59:47), Sam Chelanga and Diego Estrada for the men. Caroline Rotich (68:52), Buzunesh Deba (68:59) and Neely Spence Gracey for the women.
October 28, 2015

2015 TCS NYC Marathon Women's Preview: Defending Champ Mary Keitany Leads A Loaded Field

Keitany has been running great since returning from her second pregnancy last year, but she'll have her hands full on Sunday. Aselefech Mergia (Dubai), Caroline Rotich (Boston) and Tigist Tufa (London) have all won major marathons this year, plus the field includes 2013 champ Priscah Jeptoo, two-time runner-up Buzunesh Deba and debutante Sally Kipyego. *MB: 2015 NYC Marathon Women's Race - Who you got in loaded womens' field led by Mary Ketiany?
April 20, 2015

Video Highlights 2015 Boston Marathon

Video highlights for visitors in the USA.

April 20, 2015

Caroline Rotich Outkicks Mare Dibaba To Pull Upset At 2015 Boston Marathon

Caroline Rotich pulled the big upset in Boston as the successful half marathoner outkicked even money favorite Mare Dibaba for the win after American Desi Davila led for much of the race.

April 16, 2015

2015 Boston Marathon International Women's Preview

2014 Chicago champ Mare Dibaba leads the field, though she'll be challenged by fellow sub-2:20 woman Buzunesh Deba, who would have set a course record last year if not for drug cheat Rita Jeptoo. World junior record holder Shure Demise Ware and former champs Caroline Kilel and Sharon Cherop will also be on the start line.

January 20, 2015

Boston 2015: Meb to Face Former World Record Holder Patrick Makau, Plus 2013 Champ Lelisa Desisa and Zersenay Tadese

The pro fields for the 2015 Boston Marathon were announced today and previously announced Americans Meb Keflezighi and Shalane Flanagan will have their hands fulls.

December 31, 2014

2014 LRC Year-End Rankings: Women's Marathon: Tirfi Tsegaye and Shalane Flanagan are Our World and US #1s

Tirfi Tsegaye won two majors and is world #1 in a year marred by doper Rita Jeptoo.

October 29, 2014

New York Marathon Women's Preview: Mary Keitany (2nd-Fastest Marathoner Ever) Takes on 2-Time World Champ Edna Kiplagat and a Slew of Challengers

Mary Keitany (2:18:37 pb) may be a Paula Radcliffe type talent, but she'll have her hands full in NYC in her first marathon in two years. She'll be challenged by former double World Champ Edna Kiplagat, and NYC champs Jelena Prokopcuka and Firehiwot Dado, plus 2013 runner-up Buzunesh Deba. Desiree Linden leads the American field, which also includes 41-year-old Deena Kastor (shooting for 2:25) and Kara Goucher, in her first marathon since April 2013. 


September 10, 2014

International Distance-Running Greats, Featuring Wilson Kipsang and Buzunesh Deba, to Challenge Defending Champions at the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 2

Defending champ Priscah Jeptoo faces runner up Buzunesh Deba as well as Edna Kiplagat and Mary Keitany in her return to the marathon.

May 22, 2014

Emily Chebet, Mamitu Daska Aiming for Third Title at Freihofer's Run for Women

They'll face heavy competition though from 1:06 half-marathoner Lucy Kabuu and Boston Marathon runner-up Buzunesh Deba.