Desiree Linden

Desiree Linden

December 04, 2017

Stanley Biwott (65:27) And Desiree Linden (72:44) Win Rock 'N' Roll San Antonio Marathon

Biwott beat out Mexican Olympian Daniel Vargas by 14-seconds while Linden won by over 3-minutes.
November 15, 2017

RRW: Bernard Lagat To Run Manchester Road Race On Thanksgiving Day

Lagat joins a very good field which includes Paul Chelimo, Donn Cabral and GB Olympian Chris Thompson. Molly Huddle leads the women's race against Desiree Linden, Molly Seidel and Ethiopia's Buze Diriba.
June 05, 2015

Abbey D'Agostino Takes Down Desi Linden in 5k, Robby Andrews Crushes The Mile Field - Full Recap of 2015 Adrian Martinez Classic

Plus, have you ever heard of Hannah Fields? We didn't think so. Arguable America's biggest breakout performer in 2015, Fields nearly upset Nicole Tully in the race of the night - the women's Adro Mile. There were also wins for Ryan Martin in the 800 (1:46.74), Reed Connor in the 5,000 (13:34.68) and McKayla Fricker (Alexa Efraimson's training partner) in the women's 800 (2:03.57). Jonathan Gault has gone above and beyond the call of duty with this 3600 word recap. *MB: ROBBY ANDREWS IS BACK, BABY!! Crushes the field at the 20125 Adrian Martinez Classic
April 17, 2015

<strike>2016 Olympic Trials</strike> 2015 Boston Marathon American Women's Preview: Can Flanagan, Linden or Cragg End the American Drought?

It's been 30 years since an American woman won Boston. Can Shalane FlanaganDesiree Linden or Amy (Hastings) Cragg follow in Meb's footsteps and take the laurel wreath? We break it down.

January 07, 2015

Four Thoughts On The 2015 Boston Marathon U.S. Elite Fields

We examine an Olympic Trials preview in the women's race and wonder whether Jeffrey Eggleston, Nick Arciniaga or Fernando Cabada can manage a breakthrough in Boston.

January 07, 2015

Meb Keflezighi, Shalane Flanagan Lead U.S. Elite Entries for 2015 Boston Marathon

Other top men include Dathan Ritzenhein (running his first marathon since 2013), Nick Arciniaga (7th at Boston last year), Jeffrey Eggleston (8th at Boston last year) and Fernando Cabada (coming off a 2:11:36 PR in Berlin). Desiree Linden (10th last year) and Amy Hastings (5th in Chicago last year; Boston debut) join Flanagan in the women's field.

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 23, 2014

Deena, Paula, German Fernandez And Andrew Wheating Are All Back (To Different Degrees), A New High School Star, Some Free Coaching Advice And More

41-year-old Deena Kastor broke the master's world record at the half marathon, German Fernandez is back ran well, Paula Radcliffe is back racing,  and so is Andrew Wheating. Plus, some coaching advice from Caleb Ndiku and news on a new star in the American high school ranks.

September 08, 2014

America’s Best, Led by Kara Goucher and Desiree Linden, to Join Meb Keflezighi on 2014 TCS New York City Marathon Start Line on Sunday, November 2

Other top Americans announced include Ryan Vail, Nick Arciniaga, Luke Puskedra in his debut, and Deena Kastor.

April 20, 2014

A Rejuvenated Desi Is Excited To Take On The World At 2014 Boston Marathon: "I've done everything I possibly could to put myself in a position for the win."

Three years ago, Desi (Davila) Linden nearly gave America it's first Boston marathon victory since 1985. She races Boston for the first time since then tomorrow. Can she bring America victory?
March 04, 2014

2014 NYC Half Preview: Mo Farah, Meb Keflezighi and Geoffrey Mutai to Clash

A great one Sunday in NYC. Mo Farah vs Geoffrey Mutai, plus Meb Keflezighi and Matt Tegenkamp's half debut. On the women's side, it's the half marathon debuts of Sally Kipyego and Molly Huddle and the return of Desiree Davila Linden.