Leonard Komon

Leonard Komon

October 11, 2015

10-Sub 60-Minute Men Will Line Up For The Valencia Half On October 18th

World XC silver medalist Bedan Karoki leads field that includes Abraham Cheroben (58:48), doper Matthew Kisorio and Leonard Komon.
May 08, 2015

2015 Great Manchester Run Preview: Lagat's 10K Debut vs. Wilson Kipsang & Haile G

Bernard LagatWilson Kipsang and Haile Gebrselassie are the biggest names, but the winner will likely come from the quartet of Stephen SambuStephen Mokoka, 10K road WR holder Leonard Komon or '11 10,000 world champ Ibrahim Jeilan. Defar, who missed 2014 due to pregnancy, will race for the first time in 20 months against a field that includes Betsy Saina and local favorites Gemma Steel and Jo Pavey.

March 29, 2015

Daniel Wanjiru Wins Prague Half-Marathon In 59:51 As Three Break 1-Hour Mark

Wilfred Murgor and Leonard Komon were a close 2-3 both clocking 59:57. Worknesh Degefa won the women's race in 67:14 as pre-race favorite Lucy Kabuu was only 6th (70:25).

October 15, 2014

All Hail Emily Sisson, Quenton Cassidy, Kenenisa Bekele, Eliud Kipchoge, And Rita Jeptoo, Find Us Some Steroids, Bad Marathon Coverage, And Proof That Road Races Are Too Expensive

We break down Chicago 2014 for you some more and refuse to go negative about Kenenisa Bekele. We also try to highlight some action that was overshadowed by Chicago last week - including a great run by Emily Sisson and wins by Quenton Cassidy and Josh McDougal. Then we wonder if we should get on steroids, complain about the price of road races (in Kenya) and tell you how Japanese running is being overrun by Kenyans and Ethiopians.

September 11, 2014

Strong men’s Elite Field To Challenge Leonard Komon At Marathon Eindhoven On October 12th

The top PR in the field is Kenyan Jonathan Maiyo with 2:04:56.

August 19, 2014

Road 10km and 15km World Record Holder Leonard Komon To Make Marathon Debut on October 12th in Eindhoven, Belgium

In March, he had the fastest 13.1 debut in history at 59:14 and is looking to go out in 62:30 for the first half.

May 28, 2014

Pre Classic Men's 10,000: Galen Rupp Seeks to Lower His American Record against Quality Field

Rupp will face a deep field, including Leonard Komon, Sam Chelanga, World bronze medalist Paul Tanui and Olympic 5th placer Bedan Karoki as Rupp attempts to become only the 4th man under 26:48.00 in the last 7 years.

May 10, 2014

Stephen Sambu Crushes Road 10K WR Holder Leonard Komon To Win UAE Healthy Kidney 10-K

Sambu ran 27:39 as Komon ran 28:17 getting his first loss over 10K on the road since February of 2011. Sambu also just missed the 8K WR along the way. Joyce Chepkirui won the women's race in 31:17.

May 07, 2014

2014 UAE Healthy Kidney 10K: Kenyan Road 10K World Record Leonard Komon Faces Sam Chelanga And Collis Birmingham

1:06:19 Half-Marathoner Joyce Chepkirui leads women's field over Former World XC champion Gelete Burka and Delilah DiCrescenzo.

March 30, 2014

Leonard Komon Runs Fastest Half Marathon Debut Ever - Wins In 59:14 In Sprint Finish In Berlin

Komon was pretty spectacular and wanted even more - the World Record - as he went out with the wind in 13:39 (57:36 pace). wind genius John Kellogg estimates the wind might have cost Komon around 17 seconds. *Results *Ken Nakamura: List Of Fastest Half Marathon Debuts In History *Chronological List Of All Sub-60 Half Marathons In History
March 20, 2014

Leonard Komon Going For Sub-60 Minutes In His Debut At The Vattenfall Berlin Half-Marathon On March 30th

Aselefech Mergia (1:07:21) leads the women's field. Livestream here starting at 9:15AM local time.