Guye Adola

Guye Adola

November 29, 2019

The Best Marathon of the Fall? 10 Sub-2:06 Guys Plus a 10K WR Attempt at Sunday's Valencia Marathon

The Valencia Marathon field is LOADED and well tell you all about it here.
March 12, 2019

Week That Was By the Numbers: New Champs Erika Kemp, Julia Rizk & Geordie Beamish, Canada vs the USA, and Mo Farah Ready for London

This week we let the stats do the work for us and they reveal that Canada is 97.49% the equal of the US.
January 23, 2019

2019 Dubai Marathon Preview: The Return of Guye Adola, Ibrahim Jeilan Debuts, & What Will Emmanuel Saina & Ruth Chepngetich Do For an Encore?

Out of protest of the IAAF refusing to give Dubai platinum status, the prize money in Dubai is down this year but the quality of the fields certainly isn't. The men's field is LOADED with 8-sub 2:07 guys and it will also serve as the debut for 2011 world 10,000 champ Ibrahim Jielan as well as 12:59 man Getaneh Molla.
April 19, 2018

A Marathon for the Ages in London? Eliud Kipchoge vs. Kenenisa Bekele Has the Potential to Be an All-Timer; Plus More From Men's Media Day

Distance fans, we've got some great news for you. The greatest marathoner in history (Eliud Kipchoge) and the greatest distance runner in history (Kenenisa Bekele) both said today they are in excellent shape. Who has the edge for Sunday's epic showdown? *MB: So Bekele claims he at last is totally healthy - Can he take down Kipchoge in London?
January 22, 2018

February 9: Deepest Field Ever Set For 2018 RAK Half-Marathon With Fifteen Sub-60 Men

Bedan Karoki returns to defend his title against 27:09 10K man Guye Adola, two-time Boston champ Lelisa Desisa and world indoor bronze medalist Augustine Choge.
December 19, 2017

The Best Races of 2017: Gold & Silver for U.S. in the Steeple, Shalane Wins NYC, Kipchoge Runs 2:00:25 & More

2017 is almost over and it's time to look back at the year that was in running. We reflect on the most exciting races of 2017, including history from Emma Coburn and Courtney Frerichs, major marathon wins from Shalane Flanagan and Galen Rupp, the brilliance of Eliud Kipchoge and much more.
September 28, 2017

Unbelievable: Guye Adola -- Who Just Ran The Fastest Debut Marathon In History -- Claims He Didn't Know He Was Running Berlin Until 4 Days Before The Race

Learn the back story of marathon's newest star Guye Adola who says he only found out he was running the Berlin Marathon last Wednesday. *MB: Learn some of the backstory behind Guye Adola - marathon's newest star
September 26, 2017

WTW: Why It's Bad To Run Super Fast In Your First Marathon, Wilson Kipsang DNFs, and Rita Jeptoo Puts a Courtroom To Sleep

Did you know Wilson Kipsang has run sub 2:05 EIGHT straight years? Plus Abebe Bikila's record lives on, John Kellogg nails yet another marathon prediction and more.  
September 21, 2017

2017 Berlin Marathon Men's Preview: Kipchoge vs. Bekele vs. Kipsang -- Who Breaks The WR, And By How Much?

The Big 3 Eliud Kipchoge, Wilson Kipsang and Kenenisa Bekele are chasing the world record in Berlin on Sunday.
March 20, 2015

Mo Farah Silences The Critics And Takes On Six Sub-60:00 Men Eyeing A $100,000 World Record Bonus at Sunday's Lisbon Half Marathon

Farah has said he's only going for the win, but the race is offering $100,000 for a world record and Zersenay Tadese set the current WR of 58:23 on this course in 2010. Kenya's Stephen Kibet (58:54 PR) and Ethiopia's Guye Adola (59:06 PR, bronze at '14 World Half Champs) could be tempted to push the pace with that sort of prize money.

November 27, 2014

Don't Be Fooled: Doha Is Hot, The IAAF Passes The "Jordan Hasay Rule," Coaches Are Overrated, The South And South Central Sucked, And Hicham Says Kiprop Can Run 3:24

For your holiday reading pleasure, we've got a Thanksgiving Week That Was. We tell you how damn hot Doha will be for Worlds, give praise to Max King, talk about Kiprop running 3:24, discuss Nigel Amos's "coach," and break down the NCAA XC regions.

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.