November 05, 2023
Hellen Obiri Wins New York City Marathon to Complete the NYC-Boston Double
Hellen Obiri used a furious kick to turn the tables on Letesenbet Gidey and win the 2023 TCS New York City Marathon and become the first woman to win New York and Boston in the same year since Ingrid Kristiansen in 1989.
March 21, 2023
WTW: Could Jacob Kiplimo one day surpass Eliud Kipchoge? Are Galen Rupp and Molly Huddle done?
Plus, did you know that a guy who couldn't crack the top 100 at NCAA XC just ran 2:07 in the marathon and Yomif Kejelcha just missed a world record.
March 19, 2023
Jacob Kiplimo dispatches Joshua Cheptegei (again), Hellen Obiri sets course record at NYC Half
Kiplimo ran each 5k faster than the previous, running his final 5k in 13:52 thanks to a 4:19 12th mile as he won by 38 seconds in his showdown with 5,000 and 10,000 WR holder Joshua Cheptegei.
March 17, 2023
3-time champ Molly Huddle is ready for 2023 NYC Half: "This will be a good test."
Huddle, who has won $65,500 in the race over the years, is using this year's race to kick off a 2-month marathon training block.
June 26, 2021
Emily Sisson Secures First US Title & Olympic Berth with a 10K Masterpiece
Emily Sisson showed she was a level above everyone else as she won her first USA track title and made her first Olympic team, joined by Karissa Schweizer and Alicia Monson.
June 14, 2021
Molly Huddle's and Shannon Rowbury's Olympic Days Appear To Be Over - Both Will Not Compete At US Olympic Trials
Huddle and Rowbury, both 36, are out due to injury.
May 29, 2021
Platinum PT Qualifier: Sisson Rolls, Purrier Upset, True & Huddle Must Turn Things Around Quickly
Elle Purrier only ran 2:03 in the 800 on a rainy night, losing to Julia Rizk, as Emily Sisson cruised to a 14:59 win in the 5k. Plus a 19-year-old American you may have never heard of, Graham Blanks, ran 13:27 to scare Nico Young's US U20 record.
November 05, 2020
Podcast: Molly Huddle and Galen Rupp American Records, Mike Smith on 'America's Race', Plus Michael Norman 100m Talk
We talk American records (Galen Rupp and Molly Huddle) plus America's Race with Army Track and Field coach Mike Smith.
September 14, 2020
With Olympic Marathon Dreams Dashed, Molly Huddle Refocuses on the Track to Chase Her Third Olympic Berth
Jonathan Gault caught up with Huddle and her coach Ray Treacy to discuss Huddle's marathon career and her transition back to the track ahead of Tokyo 2021. At 36 (the same age that Shalane was when she won NY), how much does Huddle have left? "I didn’t feel bad (physically) until I started marathoning," Huddle says. "And I now feel bad."
September 07, 2020
Track Is Back, Baby! Molly Huddle & Eric Jenkins Win At LRC's First Track Meet in 7 Months
On Labor Day, there was no day off for LetsRun.com staffer Jonathan Gault as he attended his first track meet during the Covid-19 era. Molly Huddle and Eric Jenkins shined the brightest at the Forward Spine & Sport Labor Day Showdown with Jenkins declaring he's confident heading into 2021. "I’m 100% and I’m very confident of where I’ll be able to end up," Jenkins said.
February 27, 2020
Analyzing the "Big Five" Women at the 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials
Jordan Hasay, Sara Hall, Des Linden, Molly Huddle, Emily Sisson: who you got?
February 24, 2020
Which Woman is Most Likely to Make the US Olympic Marathon Team?
Des Linden, Emily Sisson, Jordan Hasay, Sara Hall, Molly Huddle, Kellyn Taylor, Sally Kipyego, Emma Bates, Aliphine Tuliamuk: Who is most likely to make the Olympic team?
January 23, 2020
Podcast: Foot Locker Champ Josh Methner, Pro Indoor Track is Back, Olympic Marathon Trials Set
The Olympic Marathon Trials window has closed, pro indoor track and field is back, so is Trayvon Bromell, and we have special guest and podcast listener Josh Methner.
January 19, 2020
Comeback Queen Hitomi Niiya Breaks Japanese Record (66:38), Jemal Yimer Wins (59:25), Big American Depth at Houston Half Marathon
Hitomi Niiya's comeback story is pretty cool and Jemal Yimer believe it or not crossed the line first for the first time ever on a day that saw 14 American men go sub 1:02 and 7 women go sub 1:10 as Jared Ward was 1st American and Sara Hall beat Molly Huddle.
January 16, 2020
Molly Huddle, Sara Hall, Jared Ward & More: Olympic Trials Preview on Tap at 2020 Houston Half Marathon
Each year, Houston always gets road racing in America off to a good start and with the US Olympic Marathon Trials just six weeks away, that's truer than ever this year. *MB: Official 2020 Houston Discussion Thread
November 11, 2019
The Road to Sapporo: Assessing the Women's Field at the 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials
From Jordan Hasay (50%) to Stephanie Bruce (5%), we break down the odds for the contenders at the 2020 US Olympic Trials.
September 25, 2019
2019 Worlds Women's 10K Preview: Sifan Hassan Chases First World Outdoor Title
Under Alberto Salazar's tutelage, Hassan has put together a year for the ages in 2019; can she end it with a gold medal at Worlds against Hellen Obiri?
July 26, 2019
Relentless Molly Huddle Wins Fifth Straight US 10,000m Title
Molly Huddle is still the best 10,000m runner in America.
July 24, 2019
2019 USAs Women’s 5000 and 10,000 Preview: Old vs. New Battle in 5K & Can Anyone Else Get the 10K Standard?
Molly Huddle, Emily Sisson, and Marielle Hall are the only women with the 10k Worlds standard and should all make the team. The 5k is much more interesting. 5th or even 6th place could still end up going to Doha if Shelby Houlihan and Jenny Simpson run as expected.