Edward Cheserek

Edward Cheserek

November 04, 2023

RRW: Once A Great Miler, Can Edward Cheserek Master The Marathon?

Cheserek says he's been running about 120 to 150 miles per week in Kenya, running with a lot of different training partners including WR holder Kelvin Kiptum.
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.
November 02, 2023

2023 NYC Marathon Men's Preview: Who's the Favorite, Ed Cheserek Debuts, & Could Cam Levins Win?

Ethiopians Tamirat Tola and Shura Kitata are the favorites, but there are some intriguing longer shots in the final World Marathon Major of 2023. Could former NCAA stars King Ches or Cam Levins actually win a major? *MB: 2023 NYC Men: Could King Ches or Cam Levins really win a major?
October 20, 2022

2022 Valencia Half Marathon Preview: Kibiwott Kandie Leads Field with FIVE Sub-59 Men

The fields are always loaded in Valencia and 2022 is no exception. Plus how fast do Kirubel Erassa Biya Simbassa run and is the Canadian record in danger?
May 21, 2022

The Carlsbad 5000 Returns From Three Year Hiatus On Sunday

Reigning champ Edward Cheserek leads the men's field while the women have Olympians Kim Conley and Dom Scott.
August 23, 2020

Under Armour Sunset Tour Pop Up Results: Cory McGee (2:00.16), Edward Cheserek (13:21.78) And Lauren Paquette (15:10.01) Highlight

McGee beat out Rebecca Mehra (2:01.09) and Emma Coburn (2:01.10) while Cheserek won over Sam Atkin, Oliver Hoare and Joe Klecker. Kellyn Taylor (15:11.50) was a close second in the women's 5000.
August 21, 2020

Under Armour Sunset Tour Pop Up Event Set For August 22

Edward Cheserek, Joe Klecker and Oliver Hoare lead the men's 5000 while the women's race has Dani Jones, Alicia Monson, Stephanie Bruce, Kellyn Taylor, and Kim Conley. Emma Coburn, Cory McGee and Brenda Martinez will face off in the 800m. Live stream on FloTrack at 11:30PM ET.
February 29, 2020

BU Last Chance Friday Results: Shadrack Kipchirchir Runs 13:08, Fast Mile/1500s And Mary Cain's Comeback Continues

There was more fast action in Boston on Friday night highlighted by deep men's 5000m where the top-6 ran under 13:14. Two UO men ran 3:55 in the mile, Cain improved to 9:07 and Kate Grace moved to #3 on the US indoor 1000m all-time list.
February 07, 2020

2020 Camel City Preview: Paul Chelimo, Craig Engels, Jenny Simpson, King Ches & More Head South

The pro races at Camel City (2-3:30 p.m.) are right before Millrose, making it a great start to a track doubleheader as the star power up front at Camel City is comparable to Millrose. Here are 4 few things we'll be watching for.
January 11, 2020

February 8: Deep American Fields Set For Camel City Elite Meet With Edward Cheserek, Paul Chelimo, Jenny Simpson, Craig Engels, Clayton Murphy And Raevyn Rogers

Cheserek and Murphy are both in the mile, with Cheserek considering doubling in the 3000 where he'd face Chelimo. Rogers will be up against Athing Mu in the 800m; Engels is also running the 800.
December 09, 2019

RRW: Three-Peat For Edward Cheserek at Kalakaua Merrie Mile

Cheserek's winning time of 3:53.3 was the fastest mile ever run in Hawaii. Cheserek also won the men vs women race (women get a 28-second head start). The battle for second overall was fierce with Kenya's Brimin Kiprono (3:56.3) finishing .7 ahead of top woman Elinor Purrier (4:25.0).
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
November 26, 2019

The Decade Awards: Which NCAA Cross Country Programs & Athletes Were the Best of the 2010s?

We hand out awards, including Runner of the Decade, Upset of the Decade, & Program of the Decade. Plus, what were the best single-season teams of the last 10 years?
August 20, 2019

September 8: Nick Willis, Edward Cheserek, Jenny Simpson, Nikki Hiltz Lead Fields For New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

Men's race also includes Izaic Yorks, Sam Prakel, Henry Wynne, while the women have Allie Ostrander, Cory McGee, Elinor Purrier, Lauren Johnson, and GB's Jessica Judd.
August 18, 2019

Leonard Korir Becomes First American to Win Falmouth Road Race Since 1988

On a hot and humid day in Massachusetts, Korir finally got the victory he so badly wanted after finishing in the top 3 each of the last 4 years. In the women's race, Sharon Lokedi, the 2018 NCAA 10,000 champ, was the surprise winner and American Sara Hall the even more surprising runner-up.
April 08, 2019

Edward Cheserek Matches World Record En Route To Carlsbad 5000 Victory; Sharon Lodeki Wins Women's Race In Her Professional Debut

Cheserek ran 13:29 tying the road WR (the IAAF only started recognizing the 5000 road record in 2017). In the women's race, Cheserek's girlfriend and NCAA 10,000 champ Lokedi made her pro debut with a 15:48 victory.
March 27, 2019

April 7: Edward Cheserek To Headline 2019 Carlsbad 5000

Carlsbad is a historically fast 5k, so it'll be interesting to see what kind of time Cheserek can put down.
February 09, 2019

RRW: Edward Cheserek Ready for Fast-Paced NYRR Wanamaker Mile

Cheserek said he isn't intimidated by Yomif Kejelcha's WR attempt. "I'm OK with being in the race with him tomorrow to see what we're going to get,"
February 08, 2019

Millrose Press Conference Notes: Ches May Stay a Few Steps Off Pace, Coburn Back from Injury, Wilson Trying to get AR Again

And the shot put will be front and center at Millrose. Plus English Gardner back training under her dad in NJ.