January 05, 2023
"They Have a Really Big Doping Problem" -- Why Were So Many Kenyans Banned in 2022?
25 Kenyan athletes were sanctioned by the Athletics Integrity Unit or ADAK in 2022. We spoke to agents and AIU head Brett Clothier to figure out what's going on. * MB: Why Were So Many Kenyans Banned in 2022? Jonathan Gault tried to find out
September 16, 2019
Weekly Recap: Geoffrey Kamworor Gets His World Record (and Emotional), Woody Kincaid, USA vs Kenya vs Ethiopia
Kamworor ran fast, Jordan Hasay didn't. Shannon Osika and Elise Cranny keep improving and yes Woody MF Kincaid.
November 27, 2018
LetsRun.com Goes To Kenya - 2017
November 27, 2018
LetsRun.com Goes To Kenya - 2007
April 07, 2017
The Olympic Marathon Champ Jemima Sumgong Tests Positive: What Does It Mean And Where Do We Go From Here
We break down what this means for the sport, for her training group, her husband/coach, and for Kenya.
August 17, 2016
Disaster for Kenya: Kenya Advances Zero Men To 5000 Meter Final But Team USA Gets All Three Through
Zero Kenyan men in the final? Check. A 41-year old man in the final? Check. Hassan Mead unfortunately wwent down in a fall.
May 20, 2016
Recommended Watch: GoPro Video Tells The Incredible Story Of Kenya's "YouTube Man" Julius Yego
Discover how Yego went from training with wooden sticks and YouTube as a coach to being the world javelin champ.
April 28, 2016
Asbel Kiprop, Elijah Manang'oi And Vincent Yator Put On A Show At The 2016 Kenyan Police Championships
Get the inside scoop on how Kiprop and Manang'oi, who went 1-2 at Worlds last year in the 1,500, totally toyed with the fields en route to 1,500 and 800 titles. Yator pulled off a tough double, winning the 5,000 and 10,000 within the span of 90 minutes.
April 22, 2016
Wesley Korir's Protoge Elkana Yego Expected To Surprise At The Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon On May 29th
The poor 22-year-old turned heads and caught the attention of former Boston champ Wesley Korir when he showed up at a local 3K and won running barefoot. Korir took him in and arranged for him to train with Wilson Kipsang. Korir thinks he can run 2:06-2:08.
April 21, 2016
The Brilliance Of Asbel Kiprop & Jairus Birech's Crazy Quadruple: Scenes From The Spring's Final Athletics Kenya Meet In Eldoret
LRC's latest dispatch from Kenya includes a recap from the "City of Champions," where Andy Arnold tells you who's looking good (Ezekiel Kemboi, Elijah Manangoi, Timothy Cheruiyot), why Kiprop can go sub-3:26 this year and why he's become a Birech fan. Plus did he spot Kenyan's newest teen sensation? Updated with altitude conversions.
April 17, 2016
2016 Results From 6th Athletics Kenya Series Meet
April 15, 2016
2012 Boston Marathon Champion -- And Kenyan Member of Parliament -- Wesley Korir Says Kenya Is On Track to Meet May 2 WADA Deadline
Korir says the risk/reward ratio for doping needs to be changed in Kenya and has asked WADA for special permission to allow Kenya to criminalize doping (the WADA code says countries can't impose additional penalties on top of those established by WADA).
March 22, 2016
Why Bedan Karoki Is The Favorite At The World Half Champs, Expect Big Years From Asbel Kiprop And Ronald Kwemoi & More News From Our Man On The Ground In Kenya
Our correspondent is on the ground in Kenya for the next six months and he's got the latest scoop on Asbel Kiprop, Ronald Kwemoi and Bedan Karoki as he's been watching races with Renato Canova.
January 19, 2016
Return Of The Champions: Eliud Kipchoge Returns To The London Marathon To Defend His Title Against Wilson Kipsang, Dennis Kimetto And Kenenisa Bekele
Field also includes World champion Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, Tokyo champ Endeshaw Negesse (2:04:52), 2:04:55 man Stanley Biwott and Rotterdam winner Abera Kuma (2:05:56). *MB: London Marathon elite men's field looking good.
December 09, 2015
RRW: Defending Champion Joyce Chepkirui Back Home at Honolulu Marathon
She's very confident as she's coming off a win and huge PB at the Amsterdam Marathon in October where she ran 2:24:11.
November 24, 2015
California International Marathon (CIM) PReview: Americans Push For Olympic Trials Qualifier
Kenya's defending champ Jacob Chemtai (2:11:56) faces 2:09-men Kibrom Ghebrezghebher and Elisha Barno. Last year's winner Jane Kibii (2:31:44) leads the women's race against Sarah Kiptoo (2:26:32) and Serkalem Abrha (2:31:39).
November 01, 2015
RRW: Geoffrey Kamworor Ready to Etch Name Among Marathon Greats
October 27, 2015
Breaking: Kenya Shelves 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials - Will Select Team Based On Marathon Results From 2015-2016
RIP to the Kenyan Trials, which lived a short life - October 15, 2015 to October 27, 2015. *Sports Illustrated *MB: Breaking: Kenya Shelves 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials - Will Select Team Based on Marathon Results From 2015-2016
October 26, 2015
Sisay Lima (2:06:26) And Gulme Tollesa (2:23:12) Win Close Races At Frankfurt Marathon; Arne Gabius 2:08:33 German Record
Lima beat out Lani Rutto by 8 seconds while Tollesa just outsprinted Dinknesh Mekash with 2:23:12. Germany’s Arne Gabius took down a 27-year-old national record in 4th with 2:08:33. *Results *MB: Arne Gabius German Record 2:08:3 *MB: Renato Canova thinks German Arne Gabius can run 2:07:30 this weekend