London Marathon

London Marathon

April 26, 2023

"I Was Born For Drama": Revisiting the 5 Most Dramatic Moments of Sifan Hassan's Career

From her Diamond League double in 2018 to her Olympic triple in 2021 to her London Marathon heroics, Hassan creates excitement wherever she goes.
April 23, 2023

LEGENDARY: Sifan Hassan Gets Dropped Early, Storms Back To Win 2023 London Marathon

In one of the most stunning performances in marathoning history, mile world record holder Sifan Hassan came from behind to win her marathon debut in London over arguably the greatest field ever assembled.
April 21, 2023

Ready Or Not, Sifan Hassan Will Challenge Herself & Run With Leaders at 2023 London Marathon

Her coach Tim Rowberry said Hassan has done "way less" that they would have liked in training due to a January illness, but she's ready for the challenge.
April 20, 2023

Mo Farah Says He Is "Happy" With His Training, Confirms 2023 London Will Be His Final Marathon

Farah said his 30:41 tuneup 10k in Gabon didn't go how he wanted but took confidence from training partner Bashir Abdi's 2:03 win in Rotterdam Sunday.
April 20, 2023

Clash of Women's Titans, Hassan & McColgan Debut, Farah & Bekele's Last Ride? 5 Things to Watch at 2023 London Marathon

What a race. So much star firepower - Dibaba, Kosgei, Jepchirchir, Hassan, McColgan, Bekele, Farah, Kamaworor, Kiptum, Kipruto and storylines galore. Jonathan Gault breaks it all down for you.
February 02, 2023

Mile World Record Holder Sifan Hassan To Make Marathon Debut In London

"I just want to be with the best and see how I run," Hassan said. "...I’m just a curious person."
February 02, 2023

Five Thoughts on the Incredible 2023 London Marathon Fields

Jonathan Gault analyzes the historically deep fields, Sifan Hassan's debut, Emily Sisson vs. Keira D'Amato, & Mo Farah's farewell?
October 03, 2022

Upon Further Review, Yalemzerf Yehualaw Did Not Run A Record-Breaking 4:43 Mile In The 2022 London Marathon

Yalemzerf Yehualaw is incredibly good at the marathon but her record-breaking 4:43 split in London was mismeasured according to marathon expert Helmut Winter. *MB:Y2 is a marathon superstar!!! Yalemzerf Yehualaw throws down 4:43 23rd mile to win 2022 London.
September 30, 2022

Kenenisa Bekele: "[2:01:41] Is Not Enough. I Want More"

In a one-on-one exclusive with, Bekele reveals that even at 40 he's motivated by the marathon world record, but even he knows it won't come in Sunday's London Marathon. *MB: Does Bekele break Kipchoge’s London record? Update: Bekele tells Letsrun he still wants the WR.
September 29, 2022

London Marathon M Preview: Who Will Win a Deep Race with No Clear Favorite?

A record six sub-2:04 men will battle in London on Sunday. Does Kenenisa Bekele have anything left? Will Sisay Lemma repeat? Can "Bronze Man" Bashir Abdi win his first major? We break down the men's field. *MB: London Marathon men's predictions. Jonathan Gault says the 2022 London winner will be.....
September 29, 2022

2022 London Marathon W Preview: Y-Squared vs. Joyciline Jepkosgei & a Whole Lot More

With 7 women under 2:19, London is loaded with Joyciline Jepkosgei and Yalemzerf Yehualaw leading the way and the women's world record a real possibility.
July 07, 2022

London Marathon Announces 2022 Men's Elite Field -- No Kipchoge (Yet)

A record 8-sub 2:04 men are scheduled to run including defending champ Sisay Lemma & 40-year-old Kenenisa Bekele are the headliners. Eliud Kipchoge hasn't been announced but could still end up running.
September 30, 2021

2021 London Marathon Men's Preview: With a Record Six Sub-2:04 Guys in the Field, Will a Challenger to Eliud Kipchoge Emerge?

There are an incredible three 2:02 guys in the field (Mosinet GeremewBirhanu LegeseTitus Ekiru) and three more 2:03 guys (Evans ChebetSisay Lemma, and Kinde Atanaw). One stud is going to win and one isn't even going to finish in the top five. *MB: With 9 sub-2:20 women, and 6 sub-2:04 men the 2021 London Marathons are the deepest in history. Who do you think will win?
September 29, 2021

2021 London Women's Preview: Brigid Kosgei Leads STACKED Field With a Number of Athletes Attempting Olympic/London Double

This year's London marathon is the deepest women's marathon in history with a record 9 sub-2:20 women in the field, but with six women doubling back from Sapporo 8 weeks ago, will they all be up for it? *MB: With 9 sub-2:20 women, the 2021 London Marathon is the deepest in history. Who do you think will win?
January 21, 2021

London Is Back & Bigger Than Ever: London Marathon Plans on Hosting 50,000 Runners In-Person in October

A year after hosting an elite-only edition in St. James's Park, London is accelerating its plans to reach 50,000 entrants -- which would make it the second-largest marathon in the world behind New York City. We chatted with London race director Hugh Brasher today about his plans for his 2021 race. He also had some interesting things to say about Valencia and the track talk podcast.
October 04, 2020

Eliud Kipchoge Lost a Marathon - What Happened?

For the first time in over seven years, Eliud Kipchoge was beaten in a marathon. Here's how it happened.
October 01, 2020

London Press Conference Highlights: Brigid Kosgei Sounds Less Confident Than She Did A Year Ago, Could Ruth Chepngetich Spring The Upset?

Who sounded confident at Thursday's pre-race press conference? Find out here.
September 30, 2020

2020 London Marathon Women's Preview: WR Holder Brigid Kosgei vs. World Champ Ruth Chepngetich in Clash of World #1 vs World #2

Like the men's race, the women's race in London is headlined by an incredible showdown: WR holder Brigid Kosgei against world champ Ruth Chepngetich. Both women have won their last 3 marathons; something's gotta give in London.
September 30, 2020

Kenenisa Bekele and Eliud Kipchoge Speak Ahead of 2020 London Marathon: WRs, Shoes, and Kipchoge's COVID Message of Hope for the USA

Great news fans. Bekele says he's in the same shape at Berlin 2019 and admits its "really difficult" to see his track WRs fall. Kipchoge says Covid-19 shows why fans need to accept the new shoe technology and offers a message of hope to the USA.
September 30, 2020

2020 London Marathon Men's Preview: What to Expect from Eliud Kipchoge & Kenenisa Bekele in the Race of the Year

It's here. We made it, people. We may have lost Boston, Berlin, Chicago, and New York, but the world's greatest marathon, London, has found a way to survive the pandemic.