Edna Kiplagat

Edna Kiplagat

April 15, 2024

Hellen Obiri Rips 15:06 5k From 35k To 40k To Repeat As Boston Marathon Champion

Obiri got the win by running her final 4.2 plus miles at under 5-minute mile pace. Mile 23 was 4:57, mile 24 was 4:41, mile 25 was 4:54 and she ran her last mile in 4:51 to finally break free of Sharon Lokedi.
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

Jenkins beat out Edward Cheserek by 3-seconds while Kiplagat beat out Sally Kipyego by 13-seconds. *Discuss *Local Fox Article With Video Interviews
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 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.