Lucy Kabuu

Lucy Kabuu

February 24, 2017

2017 Tokyo Marathon Women's Preview: Betsy Saina Debuts Against a Trio of Sub-2:23 Ethiopians

We break down the 2017 Tokyo women's race where Kenya's Lucy Kabuu (2:19:34 pb) returns to the marathon for the first time in two + years.
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).

March 20, 2015

Multi-WR Holder Leonard Komon And 2-Time World Marathon Champ Edna Kiplagat Lead Deep Fields For March 28th Prague Half-Marathon

Komon faces 4 other sub-60 minute runners while the women's field also has Lucy Kabuu (1:06:09) and 7 other women who have ran in the 1:09 range or faster.

January 23, 2015

Aselefech Mergia Edges Gladys Cherono in an Epic Stretch Run To Win a Cool $200,000 in Dubai

Ethiopia's Aselefech Mergia is back. The Dubai course record holder prevailed by :01 in an epic final straight battle over World half marathon champ Gladys Cherono to take home $200,000 in the deepest women's marathon ever (top 10) bumping Desi Linden from the fastest 10th place finisher ever.

January 22, 2015

2015 Dubai Women's Preview: World Half Champ Gladys Cherono (Debut), Defending Champ Mulu Seboka & CR Holder Aselefech Mergia Headline a Ridiculously Deep Field

2011 NYC champ Firehiwot Dado and five-time World XC medalist Meselech Melkamu are also entered. In total, 12 women in the field have broken 2:24 and 22 have broken 2:28. 

January 20, 2015

Kenenisa Bekele Faces High Quality Opposition In Dubai While Women's Field Has Abundance Of Talent

Topping Bekele's competition are 2:04-men Lelisa Desisa (2:04:45), Berhanu Shiferaw (2:04:48) and Feyisa Lelisa (2:04:52). On the women's side, CR holder Aselefech Mergia (2:19:34) faces Lucy Kabuu (2:19:34) and a slew of other women who have ran 2:21.

May 31, 2014

2:19 Marathoner Lucy Kabuu Wins 2014 Freihofer's Run For Women In 15:20

Megan Hogan was the top American. Melody Fairchild won the Masters race.

May 22, 2014

Emily Chebet, Mamitu Daska Aiming for Third Title at Freihofer's Run for Women

They'll face heavy competition though from 1:06 half-marathoner Lucy Kabuu and Boston Marathon runner-up Buzunesh Deba.

April 13, 2014

Four Thoughts On London: The Sprint Finish, Dibaba's Dropped Bottle And Debut, And Kiplagat Coming Through

We dissect the women's London Marathon including the sprint finish, the bottle drop, and Dibaba's debut. Is Edna Kiplagat the new #1 in the World?
April 04, 2014

WTW: Even Kenyan Teens Are Embarrassed To Run, Kenya Rules Ethiopia In Quantity But Not Quality, And Hope For Galen Rupp?

This week we give Galen Rupp fans reason to believe a victory over Bernard Lagat at 5,000 is possible, are amazed that even Kenyan phenoms are sometimes embarrassed to run, wonder why Kenya rules Ethiopia in quantity but not quality, and go crazy with our quotes of the week.