Keira D'Amato

Keira D'Amato

November 12, 2023

Kenya's Abel Kipchumba (61:32) And Ethiopia's Fotyen Tesfay (68:46) Win Frosty BAA Half-Marathon; Keira D'Amato 4th

D'Amato was the top American finishing in 69:12. On the men's side, former NCAA XC champ Patrick Tiernan was 2nd (61:56) and Sam Chelanga was the top American in 7th (62:49).
August 26, 2023

Ethiopia's Amane Beriso Shankule Wins World Marathon Title to Cap an Amazing Year

Amane Beriso Shankule capped an amazing personal calendar year of running to become the World Champion as Gotytom Gebreslase got silver and Fatima Gardadi of Morocco prevented the Ethiopian sweep. Lindsay Flanagan led the Americans in 9th.
August 17, 2023

Can Keira D'Amato Win a Medal in the World Championships Marathon?

D'Amato was 8th last year as a last-minute replacement and is coming off a 66:39 AR in the half on July 1.
June 30, 2023

Keira D'Amato Runs 66:39 to Break American Record at Asics Half Marathon in Australia

Eight months after Emily Sisson broke D'Amato's American record in the marathon, D'Amato broke Sisson's American record in the half.
October 15, 2022

Olympic Champion Peres Jepchirchir Withdraws From The NYC Marathon; Keira D’Amato Added To Field

Jepchirchir is out with an injury and D'Amato will take her place just six weeks after running 2:21:48 at the Berlin Marathon. Last year's top American at NYC (4th place overall) Elkanah Kibet also withdrew from the race.
September 05, 2022

RRW: Keira D'Amato And Conner Mantz Win USATF 20K Titles At The New Haven Road Race

D'Amato and Sisson both broke the course record as D'Amato beat out Sisson 1:04:29 to 1:04:35. Mantz ran 59:08 to win over Leonard Korir (59:13) and Sam Chelanga (59:15).
August 25, 2022

When's The Last Time This Happened? An American Is The Top Seed At A Major Marathon - Full 2022 Berlin Marathon Fields Released

For the first time in a LONG time, an American is the #1 seed at a marathon major. When's the last time that was true?
August 22, 2022

Keira D'Amato Will Attempt to Lower Her American Record at 2022 Berlin Marathon

D'Amato ran 2:19:12 in Houston in January but wants to go even faster in Berlin on September 25.
July 18, 2022

Gotytom Gebreslase Wins 2022 World Marathon Title as American Women Go 5-7-8

Sara Hall (2:22:10), Emma Bates (2:23:18 pb), and Keira D'Amato (2:23:34) posted the best finish ever by a US women's marathon team at Worlds.
January 23, 2022

Top 6 Highlights from LetsRun's Chat with American Record Holders Keira D'Amato & Deena Kastor

From the hardest workouts they've ever run to Kastor being at peace with losing the record to D'Amato's response to those who would question her improvement, the two marathon stars covered it all.
January 20, 2022

Keira D'Amato Ran 3:49 and Had to Walk During Her Marathon Debut; Now She's the American Record Holder

After walking and stuffing her face with gummy bears of the final miles, D'Amato had to sprint to outkick the 3:50 pace group in her debut at the 2013 Missoula Marathon. Less than nine years later, she ran 2:19:12 to break the American record.
January 20, 2022

From Chauffeur to American Record: The Story of The First Time Keira D'Amato and Deena Kastor Met

Three years ago, Keira D'Amato was driving Deena Kastor around at the Cherry Blossom race. Now she's got Deena's American marathon record.
January 18, 2022

American Marathon Record Podcast: Keira D'Amato and Deena Kastor

Keira D'Amato, the new American record holder in the marathon, was joined by Deena Kastor, who held the record for 15 years.
January 16, 2022

Keira D'Amato Runs 2:19:12 to Break Deena Kastor's American Record in the Marathon

This morning Keira D'Amato, the 37-year old mother of two who spent 7 years away from the sport, became an American distance running legend.
January 13, 2022

After an Up-and-Down 2021, Keira D'Amato Is Ready to Run Fast at the Houston Marathon

D'Amato, who ran 67:55 for the half in December (T-#4 all-time US), believes she can run under 2:22 on Sunday -- something only six Americans have ever done.