November 17, 2015

World Record Holders Zersenay Tadese And Florence Kiplagat Head Fields For Next Weekend's Delhi Half Marathon

Tadese will face 10 other men who have gone under the one hour mark including Atsedu Tsegay (58:47) and Tsegaye Kebede. Kiplagat faces five other sub-1:08 women.
September 13, 2015

Young Kenyan Star Peres Jepchirchir Smashes Course Record At Usti nad Labem Half-Marathon To Win In 67:17; Eritrean Merhawi Kesete Wins Men's Race In 60:58

Jepchirchir dominated her race by about 3-minutes while Kesete won a close race, beating Kenya's Barselius Kipyego by only 1-second.
October 03, 2014

World Record Holder Zersenay Tadese Leads Field For Sunday's Rock 'n' Roll Lisbon Half-Marathon

Other big names in the half field are Teklemariam Medhin and Ibrahim Jeilan. The men's marathon has 7 sub-2:10 men led by 2:06-man Philip Kimutai. Defending champ Agnes Kiprop (2:23:54) leads the women's marathon. Italian Nadia Ejjafinni has the fastest PR in the women's half field with 68:27.

April 21, 2014

Dick Patrick - Meb Strong: How Meb Worked His Magic Once Again

Dick Patrick, the co-author of Meb's autobiography, shares his thoughts on Meb's historic day.
April 04, 2014

WTW: Even Kenyan Teens Are Embarrassed To Run, Kenya Rules Ethiopia In Quantity But Not Quality, And Hope For Galen Rupp?

This week we give Galen Rupp fans reason to believe a victory over Bernard Lagat at 5,000 is possible, are amazed that even Kenyan phenoms are sometimes embarrassed to run, wonder why Kenya rules Ethiopia in quantity but not quality, and go crazy with our quotes of the week.
March 29, 2014

Geoffrey Kipsang And Tiny Eritrea Have Days To Remember At 2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

Geoffrey Kipsang is a name you had better remember. The 2011 World XC junior champ got his first global senior title with an impressive 59:07 win without a rabbit as he led 30,000 runners to the finish line in the first time ever that the World Half Marathon Champs were a mass participation race.  Tiny Eritrea got gold in the team competition.