November 04, 2021
Six Years After A Dazzling Debut in NY, A Changed Laura Thweatt Returns to NYC Marathon With High Hopes
We LOVED this piece by David Monti on Thweatt who led a lot the 2020 Olympic Trials before finshing 5th.
July 09, 2020
Scott Fauble Vs Jared Ward Over 5000m Set For Saturday At The St. George Showdown In Utah
The women's race includes Dom Scott-Efurd, Kellyn Taylor, Laura Thweatt and Stephanie Bruce. The meet will be streamed live on RunnerSpace starting at 9:30am EST.
February 29, 2020
In a Wildly Unpredictable Race, Aliphine Tuliamuk, Molly Seidel, & Sally Kipyego Earn Olympic Marathon Spots
Aliphine Tuliamuk got the biggest win of her career, Molly Seidel's debut was a home run and Sally Kipyego is back.
February 26, 2020
2020 Olympic Marathon Trials Preview: The Women's Underdogs
The group of underdogs is pretty darn talented. It includes an Olympic medalist, a trained firefighter who was third in last year's USA 10k on the track, a woman who was 4th in Chicago last year and lives off the grid in Idaho, a 42-year-old mother of three who was 6th at Worlds last year, and a nine-time US champion who grew up as one of 32 siblings in Kenya.
February 18, 2020
Olympic Marathon Trials Question of Day: Which "Longer" Shot Has the Best Shot? Kipyego, Bates, Thweatt, Bruce or Tuliamuk
It's time to start debating the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials in Atlanta.
November 11, 2019
The Road to Sapporo: Assessing the Women's Field at the 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials
From Jordan Hasay (50%) to Stephanie Bruce (5%), we break down the odds for the contenders at the 2020 US Olympic Trials.
October 10, 2019
2019 Chicago Women's Preview: The Course & American Records Are In Jeopardy -- If the Weather Cooperates
The world's best marathoner Brigid Kosgei is racing Chicago and that means Paula Radcliffe's 17-year-old course record of 2:17:18 is in jeopardy. Could Deena Kastor's American record also fall?
October 05, 2018
What We Learned In Chicago: Augustine Choge Has the GOAT Training Partners, Parker Stinson Is All-In For 2:10, Laura Thweatt Is Looking To Break Through & More
The press conference today in Chicago was fascinating. Can a 1:44 800 guy really run 2:05? Can an American not named Galen Rupp run 2:10? Can Laura Thweatt take the next step?
October 03, 2018
2018 Chicago Marathon Preview: Three Sub-2:20 Women Do Battle + How Will Gwen Jorgensen Fare In Her First Serious Marathon?
Jordan Hasay and Amy Cragg will be missed but three sub-2:20 women including the 2018 Dubai and Tokyo champs are racing as are Laura Thweatt and Gwen Jorgensen.
July 17, 2018
Olympian Amy Cragg and 2015 U.S. Cross Country Champion Laura Thweatt Join 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon American Women’s Elite Field
With Cragg, Thweatt and Jordan Hasay, organizers say this is the deepest American women's field in Chicago history.
May 02, 2018
WTW: Penn Still Triumphs For Collegiate Relays, Lawi Lalang is Almost a US Citizen, Jenny Simpson Has Some Work To Do
Penn had the crowds and the fastest collegiate times this weekend which made us happy and hopefully Houston gets a recruiting bump for bringing it on the national stage.
April 29, 2018
A New Kenyan Star? 18-Year-Old Rhonex Kipruto Blasts 27:08 In Central Park to Break US All Comers 10k Record
April 25, 2018
Sunday: Stephen Sambu And Buze Diriba Lead Fields For This Weekend's UAE Healthy Kidney 10K
Laura Thweatt is in the women's race making her comeback after a year-long injury while Sambu will face 2008 Olympic bronze medalist Edwin Soi.
January 06, 2018
2017 LRC World & US Rankings, W Marathon: The Incredible Tirunesh Dibaba Is #1; Shalane Flanagan US #1 In the Best Year Ever For American Women's Marathoning
Shalane Flanagan cracks the top 5 as we for the first time exclude from our rankings an athlete, Sarah Chepchirchir, not convicted of a doping offense.
April 23, 2017
Wow: Mary Keitany Survives Nearly Suicidal First Half and Blitzes A 2:17:01 To Take Down Paula Radcliffe's Women's Only World Record and Win 2017 London Marathon
Running history was made today when the greatest field assembled in women's marathoning history battled against each other. Mary Keitany ran the fastest marathon ever in an women's only race and she did so in mind-boggling fashion as she ran the first half more than a minute faster than any woman in history. Tirunesh Dibaba had a historic run as well, putting herself third on the all-time list in 2:17:56. On the American front, Laura Thweatt had a super impressive run, taking almost 3-minutes off her PB to finish sixth in 2:25:38. *MB: Laura Thweatt 2:25:38 in London, #7 all-time US
April 21, 2017
Americans Laura Thweatt and Kellyn Taylor Are Racing The 2017 London Marathon - How Fast Will They Go?
April 21, 2017
The Greatest Women's Marathon Ever? London 2017 Is Absurdly Loaded; How Fast Will Mary Keitany Go?
The London Marathon website has called this "the best elite women’s field ever assembled," and they may be right. There are four sub-2:20 women and four more sub-2:22, including world champ Mare Dibaba, Chicago champ Florence Kiplagat and Berlin champ Aberu Kebede. Plus track studs Tirunesh Dibaba and Vivian Cheruiyot (who is making her debut).
February 02, 2017
2017 USA XC Championships Women's Preview: Who Will Win a Wide-Open Race?
There's no clear favorite in this one, which could lead to an exciting race on Saturday. Olympian Courtney Frerichs, 2015 champ Laura Thweatt, Aliphine Tuliamuk, Sarah Pagano and Kellyn Taylor are the biggest names entered.
January 17, 2017
2017 Virgin Money London Marathon Women's Elite Field: Olympic Champion Jemima Sumgong Will Face Mary Keitany, Tirunesh Dibaba, Olympic Bronze Medalist Mare Dibaba And Vivian Cheruiyot In Her Debut
The field is stacked as usual with 7 women who have ran under 2:21 and also includes Chicago champion Florence Kiplagat, Berlin winner Aberu Kebede and and former London winners Tigist Tufa (2015) and Aselefech Mergia (2010). Team USA will get some representation from Laura Thweatt and Kellyn Taylor.
July 02, 2016
Post Race Video Interviews from the Women's 10,000m at the Trials: Molly Huddle, Emily Infeld, Marielle Hall, Jordan Hasay, and More Speak
Molly Huddle, Emily Infeld, Marielle Hall, Jordan Hasay, Kellyn Taylor, Natosha Rogers, Laura Thweatt, and Emma Bates speak.