Emmanuel Mutai

Emmanuel Mutai

April 06, 2018

April 29: Fourth Fastest Marathoner Of All-Time Emmanuel Mutai, Former Olympic Champ Stephen Kiprotich Headline At Hamburg Marathon

2:04:28 man Sammy Kitwara and Ayele Abshero (2:04:23) are also in the field along with several other sub-2:07 men. Six of the women's field have gone sub-2:30 lead by Isabellah Andersson (2:23:41 from 2011) and Shitaye Eshete (2:25:36).
April 14, 2017

Meb Keflezighi Discusses His Rough Buildup Ahead of His Final Boston Marathon, Plus More From the Elite Men At Friday's Press Conference

Get the inside scoop from Friday's press conference. What racer did famed coach Renato Canova call a "big talent?" What does Wesley Korir think of Jemima Sumgong being busted and can Luke P rebound from his disaster in Chicago?
April 14, 2017

If Emmanuel Mutai Finishes The Boston Marathon On Monday, He'll Be The First Person To Have Run All 8 Majors

Mutai, who has won nearly $1.5 million in prize money during his career, is basically guaranteed to be a winner as long as he finishes on Monday, but the 2:03:13 man also thinks he can actually win the race, "I'm looking forward to winning."
April 12, 2017

2017 Boston Marathon International Men's Preview: Lemi Berhanu Hayle Goes For the Repeat Against a Field That Contains 5 Sub-2:05 Guys

We break down the elite men's field that will challenge US Olympians Galen Rupp, Jared Ward and Meb Keflezighi in Boston on Monday.
September 08, 2016

September 25th: Great Field Set For The 2016 Berlin Marathon As Wilson Kipsang, Kenenisa Bekele And Emmanuel Mutai Lead The Way

The top 8 men have ran 2:06 or faster while the women are lead by Ethiopians Aberu Kebede (2:20:30) and Amane Beriso (2:20:48).
February 26, 2016

2016 Tokyo Marathon Men's Preview: Dickson Chumba Looks to Split $500,000 AWMM Title with Eliud Kipchoge; Japan's Top Men Battle for Olympic Spots

Chicago champ/Tokyo CR holder Chumba takes on '12 Olympic medalists Stephen Kiprotich and Abel Kirui, plus Amsterdam champ Bernard Kipyego, Berlin runner-up Eliud Kiptanui and Japan's top marathoner, Masato Imai (2:07:39 pb). Eritrea's Teklemariam Medhin (two-time World XC medalist) makes his debut.
September 24, 2015

2015 BMW Berlin Marathon Men's Preview: Will the World Record Fall (Again)? What About The 39-Year Old Canadian Record? Will An American Break 2:10?

The world record is on everyone's mind and Eliud Kipchoge (London champ) and Emmanuel Mutai (2:03:13 PB) will give it their best go in Berlin on Sunday? Check out our preview as we assess their chances, discuss whether Geoffrey Mutai is done, and wonder if Reid Coolsaet can get the 39-year old Canadian record. Plus Berlin, not Chicago or New York, may have the most # of elite Americans this fall in Shadrack BiwottSean Quigley, Matt Llano and Gabe Proctor 
July 08, 2015

Eliud Kipchoge, Emmanuel Mutai & Geoffrey Mutai Announced For 2015 BMW Berlin Marathon

A year ago, in his sixth career marathon, Dennis Kimetto set the WR in Berlin at age 30. Will history repeat this year when the 30-year-old Eliud Kipchoge toes the line in his sixth career race at 26.2? What type of chance does Geoffrey Mutai - the Roger Federer of men's marathoning - have?
*MB: Eliud Kipchoge. Emmanuel Mutai and Geoffrey Mutai in 2015 BerlinMarathon

April 22, 2015

2015 London Marathon Men's Preview: Kipsang, Kimetto and Kipchoge Lead The Greatest Marathon Field Ever (Again)

This race is LOADED. The winners of last fall's three major marathons -- world record holder Dennis Kimetto (Berlin), Eliud Kipchoge (Chicago) and Wilson Kipsang (NYC) will all be in London, as there are a total of four sub-2:04 men and eight sub-2:05 men in the field (both the most ever in one race). You know a race is historically great if a pair of 2:03 guys (Geoffrey and Emmanuel Mutai) aren't even headliners.
January 08, 2015

The Greatest Marathon Field Ever? Six Thoughts On 2015 Virgin Marathon London And Kipsang Vs. Kimetto Vs. Bekele Vs. Kipchoge

The 2015 Virgin Marathon London professional men's field has been announced and it's arguagly the best men's field ever. The field features World #1 Wilson Kipsang vs. world record holder Dennis Kimetto, plus world #2 Eliud Kipchoge, and the added bonus of 5,000/10,000 record holder Kenenisa Bekele. The field has all of the top 5 from the 2014 LRC rankings and 7 of the top 9. 
Discuss In Our Forum: 2015 London Marathon men's elite field is amazing - greatest ever?

December 31, 2014

2014 LRC Year-End Rankings: Men's Marathon: Wilson Kipsang and Meb Keflezighi Had Years To Remember

With wins in London and NY, no one was as good as Wilson Kipsang. But where do we rank Kenenisa Bekele, Meb and others?

September 28, 2014

The 2:03:00 Barrier in the Marathon is Gone: Dennis Kimetto Runs 2:02:57 to Break the World Record in Berlin

Dennis Kimetto and Emmanuel Mutai put on a marathoning exhibition on the streets of Berlin and both broke the previous world record in the marathon and Kimetto was rewarded with a 2:02:57, the first sub 2:03:00 ever. *Video Highlights

September 27, 2014

Competitive Edge Has Potential To Take Men's Field To Brink Of World Record And Beyond In Berlin On Sunday

Dennis Kimetto: “I know I am ready. My preparation has been good and I’m confident for Sunday. If the conditions are good, yes, we could break the world record.”


September 25, 2014

Berlin Men's Preview: Will the World Record Go Down Again?

The men's race in Berlin has produced a world record four times in the last seven years. With Dennis Kimetto (2:03:45 PB, #3 all-time), Emmanuel Mutai (2:03:52 PB, #4 all-time), Tsegaye Kebede (2x London champ, 2:04:38 PB) and world half marathon champ Geoffrey Kamworor all vying for the win, Wilson Kipsang's 2:03:23 WR from Berlin last year in in serious jeopardy.

April 13, 2014

7 Thoughts About The Men's Race At The 2014 London Marathon - The Great Wilson Kipsang, The Awful Haile G, Kenenisa Bekele's Big Day And Props To Mo Farah?

After recovering from some awful pacing by Haile G, world record holder Wilson Kipsang was truly special after 30km. He was the big winner today in London but it also was a great day for Kenenisa Bekele ... and we think surprisingly in some way for Mo Farah as well. Plus is it time for London to get rid of rabbits?
April 11, 2014

Fantasy Track On The Streets Of London - 2014 London Marathon Men's Preview - Breaking Down A Race For The Ages

OH BABY WHAT A RACE!!! This one reads almost like fantasy track. Something has to give as it features the fastest man in history Geoffrey Mutai, the world record holder Wilson Kipsang, the defending champ Tsegaye Kebede, past champ Emmanuel Mutai, the Olympic and world champ Stephen Kiprotich, and the debuts of Mo Farah and Ibrahim Jeilan. We try to break it down for you. *IAAF: "Best Ever" Field
October 13, 2013

Eight Thoughts On The 2013 Men's Chicago Marathon: Kimetto Is A Stud, Teg & Ritz Struggle Final 10k

LRC breaks down the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon with eight quick takes on the historic men's race.
October 13, 2013

Dennis Kimetto Wins 2013 Chicago Marathon, Shatters Course Record With 2:03:45 Clocking

Dennis Kimetto ran 2:03:45 and Emmanuel Mutai was second in 2:03:52 in the first race ever with two sub 2:04s on a record eligible course. Dathan Ritzenhein was fifth to lead the Americans.