January 10, 2019
John Hancock Announces 2019 Boston Marathon International Elite Field: World Marathon Champ Geoffrey Kirui, NYC Champ Lelisa Desisa, Former World Champ Edna Kiplagat, Former London Champ Aselefech Mergia Join Defending Champions
Other notables include former Boston champions Lemi Berhanu, Wesley Korir, 2:04 man Lawrence Cherono, 2015 World champ Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, former half-marathon WR holder Zersenay Tadese, 2015 World champ Mare Dibba and 2:19 woman Worknesh Degefa.
April 11, 2018
2018 Boston Marathon Men's Preview, Part I: Galen Rupp Seeks Revenge Against Defending Champ Geoffrey Kirui
An American-born man hasn't won the Boston Marathon since 1983. Galen Rupp enters Monday's race in the form of his life, but will that be enough as the men's field is a lot more difficult to win this year than last?
November 05, 2017
Geoffrey Kamworor Blitzes 4:31 25th Mile To Grab Lead and Holds On To Win 2017 New York City Marathon
The 24-year old Geoffrey Kamworor had accomplished an awful lot in his young career but he'd never won a marathon until today.
November 03, 2017
Lelisa Desisa Guarantees Victory, Lemi Berhanu Wants to Run "2:06-2:07," Wilson Kipsang Explains Berlin DNF & More from NYC
We also spoke with top women Mary Keitany (focused on the win, not the course record), Edna Kiplagat, and Betsy Saina ("redebuting" under new coach Patrick Sang following her DNF in Tokyo) as well as Geoffrey Kamworor & defending men's champ Ghirmay Ghebreslassie.
November 01, 2017
2017 NYC Marathon International Men's Preview: Ghebreslassie Guns for Repeat, Kipsang Tries to Bounce Back, & Kamworor Returns to the Marathon
Which of the following 5 men will win NY on Sunday - Wilson Kipsang, Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, Lelisa Desisa, Lemi Berhanu, or Geoffrey Kamworor?
May 19, 2016
2016 Ethiopian Olympic Marathon Team Announced - Ethiopians Leave Off World's Fastest Woman And Arguably The World's Greatest Distance Runner Ever
Galen Rupp and Meb Kefelzighi, you just caught a major break as Ethiopia definitely didn't select its three best marathoners for its Olympic team. Kenenisa Bekele is staying home as is women's world leader Tirfi Tsegaye. *MB: Ethiopian marathon team announced: Picks are as debatable as Kenya's.