April 14, 2023
Boston Women's Preview: Who Will Win the Deepest Women's Marathon Ever?
There will be five sub-2:18 women and 16 sub-2:21 women on the start line in Hopkinton -- both all-time records for a women's marathon.
October 11, 2021
Diana Kipyogei of Kenya Blasts 70:34 Second Half To Win 2021 Boston Marathon In 2:24:45
Two sub 5:10 miles put away the field as Nell Rojas was top American in 6th.
August 15, 2021
41 Year Old Edna Kiplagat and Former NCAA Champ Ben Flanagan Win Falmouth Road Race
Flanaga won by just three seconds over Biya Simbassa while Kiplagat won by a wide margin, coming in 27-seconds in front of Emily Durgin. *Discuss
December 17, 2019
RRW: Sixteen Prior Champions, Including Des Linden, To Run 2020 Boston Marathon
Besides Linden, other past Boston winners include Yuki Kawauchi, Edna Kiplagat, Geoffrey Kirui, Caroline Rotich and Lelisa Desisa.
November 28, 2019
RRW: Eric Jenkins, Edna Kiplagat Win Blustery Manchester Road Race
September 27, 2019
Ruth Chepngetich's Marathon Hot Streak Continues: 3rd Fastest Marathoner in History Wins World Title in Brutally Hot Conditions
You can’t always tell the story of a marathon by looking at the results, but in this one, you could. A woman who ran 2:17 earlier this year ran 2:32 today and still won by over a minute. 28 of the 68 starters (41%) dropped out of the race. These were truly miserable conditions to run a marathon but that didn't stop Ruth Chepngetich from winning yet again. If she keeps this up, she could become the GOAT.
September 23, 2019
2019 Worlds Women's Marathon Preview: Five Sub-2:20 Women Do Battle in Midnight Marathon Along Doha Corniche
The women's marathon is full of some studs - including some studs the World Marathon Majors don't seen to want to touch - like the third fastest women's marathoner in history - Ruth Chepngetich.
July 01, 2019
July 4: Rhonex Kipruto (26:46) And Brigid Kosgei (29:54) Lead Deep Fields For The 50th Running Of The AJC Peachtree Road Race 10k
Kipruto will have a good shot at the 27:04 course and US soil record as he faces Stephen Sambu (27:25), 2016 winner Gabriel Geay and his brother, Africa U20 champ Bravin Kiptoo. The women's race has three of the six fastest women of all time lead by Kosgei who is up against Fancy Chemutai (30:06),Caroline Chepkoech Kipkirui (30:19), two-time world marathon champ Edna Kiplagat, Tokyo Marathon champ Ruti Aga, andworld 10,000 bronze medalist Agnes Tirop. The American charge is lead by Emily Sisson, Tyler Pennel and Abdi Abdirahman. *MB: Peachtree Is Celebrating Their 50th Anniversary With One Of The Best Women's 10k Fields Ever
April 15, 2019
Worknesh Degefa Takes Off Early, Holds On Late to Win Her First Boston Marathon Title, Jordan Hasay 3rd, Des Linden 5th
April 10, 2019
2019 Boston Marathon Women's Preview: Americans Des Linden & Jordan Hasay Take on a Field Led By 2:17 Woman Worknesh Degefa
For the first time in 33 years, the defending Boston marathon women's champion is an American, Des Linden. That the good news. For the bad news, read the article.
January 10, 2019
John Hancock Announces 2019 Boston Marathon International Elite Field: World Marathon Champ Geoffrey Kirui, NYC Champ Lelisa Desisa, Former World Champ Edna Kiplagat, Former London Champ Aselefech Mergia Join Defending Champions
Other notables include former Boston champions Lemi Berhanu, Wesley Korir, 2:04 man Lawrence Cherono, 2015 World champ Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, former half-marathon WR holder Zersenay Tadese, 2015 World champ Mare Dibba and 2:19 woman Worknesh Degefa.
August 01, 2018
Tirunesh Dibaba Leads Field Of Five Sub-2:20 Women For The 2018 Berlin Marathon
Dibaba will be up against former two-time Berlin winner Gladys Cherono, former world champion Edna Kiplagat and Ethiopians Yebrugal Melese (2:19:36) and Aselefech Mergia (2:19:31).
April 13, 2018
The Elite Women Speak In Boston: Hasay Discusses Her Injury, Shalane Feels As Fit As Before NYC & Desi Thinks Her "A" Race Is Good Enough To Win
Anticipation for the first American women's victory in 33 years is very high as Molly Huddle, Shalane Flanagan, Desi Linden and Jordan Hasay all believe they can win. Find out what they had to say today.
January 06, 2018
2017 LRC World & US Rankings, W Marathon: The Incredible Tirunesh Dibaba Is #1; Shalane Flanagan US #1 In the Best Year Ever For American Women's Marathoning
Shalane Flanagan cracks the top 5 as we for the first time exclude from our rankings an athlete, Sarah Chepchirchir, not convicted of a doping offense.
December 07, 2017
Defending Champions Geoffrey Kirui And Edna Kiplagat Will Return For The 2018 Boston Marathon
Both will be coming off excellent 2017's where Kirui won World gold and Kiplagat the silver. *Video Release
November 05, 2017
Shalane Flanagan Wins 2017 New York City Marathon - 1st American Winner in 40 Years
The 40 year American women's drought is over as Shalane Flanagan was fantastic in Central Park.
November 03, 2017
Lelisa Desisa Guarantees Victory, Lemi Berhanu Wants to Run "2:06-2:07," Wilson Kipsang Explains Berlin DNF & More from NYC
We also spoke with top women Mary Keitany (focused on the win, not the course record), Edna Kiplagat, and Betsy Saina ("redebuting" under new coach Patrick Sang following her DNF in Tokyo) as well as Geoffrey Kamworor & defending men's champ Ghirmay Ghebreslassie.
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.
August 06, 2017
Amy Cragg Ends America's 34-Year Medal Drought In The Women's Marathon At Worlds By Snagging A Surprising Bronze in London
August 01, 2017
2017 Worlds Women's Marathon Preview: Edna Kiplagat Tries to Make History By Winning A Third World Title
The women's field in the world championships is absurdly deep as it features 10 women who have broken 2:22.