December 02, 2020
The Deepest Marathon EVER is Sunday: 2020 Valencia Is Going to Be Incredible
The depth in Valencia is ridiculous: 25 men under 2:08, 35 under 2:10, 44 under 2:12. Plus there are some real studs running, from 2:02 man Birhanu Legese and Boston/Chicago champ Lawrence Cherono to NYC champ Joyciline Jepkosgei and World Half champ Peres Jepchirchir. *MB: Are you ready for the DEEPEST marathon EVER? Sunday's Valencia Marathon is laughably good.
June 22, 2019
Sunday: Boston Marathon Champions, Olympians, and NCAA Titlists to race 2019 B.A.A. 10K
Two-time BAA 10k champ Stephen Sambu and Daniel Chebii face Geoffrey Koech (27:18), 58:42 half runner Stephen Kiprop, and Abdi Abdirahman. Aliphine Tuliamuk, former Boston champ Caroline Rotich, Betsy Saina and 30:06 woman Fancy Chemutai lead the women's race.
January 16, 2019
2019 Houston Half/Full Marathon Preview: Hot Fields, Cold Temps, The American Debut for Sally Kipyego and the Return of Kara Goucher
Houston is always one of the highlights of the winter for US fans and this year's races could be extra special as Olympic silver medallist Sally Kipyego races for the 1st time since declaring she'll represent the US moving forward and Kara Goucher races a marathon for the 1st time as a 40-year old. The problem is the weather forecast doesn't look good but what does look good is the international fields in both the men's and women's halves as they are loaded with talent.
September 09, 2018
World Under-20 Champion Rhonex Kipruto Scares The Road 10k World Recored With A 26:46 Solo Effort At The Birell Grand Prix
Kipruto now sits second on the all-time list, only behind Leonard Patrick Komon's 26:44. Caroline Kipkirui ran the #5 all-time best 10k to win the women's race in 30:19 ahead of Fancy Chemutai (30:22) and Diana Chemtai Kipyokei (30:23).
March 21, 2018
2018 World Half Women's Preview: Kenyan Joyciline Jepkosgei Goes For First World Title As Jordan Hasay Leads Team USA
The two fastest women in history are expected to put on a terrific battle for gold. Behind them, could Jordan Hasay break the American record or sneak a medal?
February 07, 2018
Thursday's Must-See TV: 2018 RAK Half Marathon Preview: Joyciline Jepkosgei Battles Mary Keitany as 11(!) Sub-60 Guys Square Off in the Men's Race
Are you ready for some incredible, free prime-time half-marathon action? We hope as as Thurday's night RAK Half is going to be insane. Watch it live on LetsRun at 9:45 pm ET.
January 30, 2018
February 9: World Record Holder Joyciline Jepkosgei Will Clash With Mary Keitany At The 2018 RAK Half-Marathon
Other big names include Vivian Cheruiyot, 2014 World Half champ Gladys Cherono and Fancy Chemutai who ran 65:36 to finish runner-up with Jepkosgei set her WR.
October 24, 2017
WTW: The Year of the Women's Half Marathon, a Premature Celebration, and an Introduction to Fancy Chemutai and Sondre Moen
2017 has been a revolutionary one for women in the half marathon. We look at that, Fancy Chemutai and Sondre Moen, and a premature celebration and runners going off course.