10-Sub 60-Minute Men Will Line Up For The Valencia Half On October 18th
2015 Great Manchester Run Preview: Lagat's 10K Debut vs. Wilson Kipsang & Haile G
Bernard Lagat, Wilson Kipsang and Haile Gebrselassie are the biggest names, but the winner will likely come from the quartet of Stephen Sambu, Stephen 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.
RRW: Favorites Falter at Prague Half-Marathon
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.