Molly Seidel

Molly Seidel

October 08, 2023

Sifan Hassan Runs 2:13:44 to Win 2023 Chicago Marathon Six Weeks After Worlds Triple

Hassan medalled in the 1500 at Worlds on August 22 and won Chicago in the second-fastest time ever just 43 days later.

July 25, 2023

Chicago Marathon Fields Announced: Will the World and American Records Go Down, Does Rupp Have Anything Left: The Big Questions

Kelvin KiptumConner Mantz, Emma Bates, and Galen Rupp were among the notable names announced by Chicago on Tuesday.
July 24, 2023

WTW: 2023 Is the Yr. of the 5000, American Records Galore + the Brits Impress Us With Their Depth

In 2023, the 5000 all-time lists are being obliterated as are many American records. But let's give some love to the Brits - both their runners and fans.

February 27, 2023

WTW: NCAA Madness (and Stupidity), Washington’s Elite 8, and National Records Galore in Birmingham

In this week's weekly recap, we give out some love to Elija Godwin, Rhasidat Adeleke, Talitha Diggs, Will Sumner, Julien Alfred, Katelyn Tuohy, Neil Gourley, Keely Hodgkinson, Andrew Coscoran, Luke McCann, Jacob Thomson, and Aliphine Tuliamuk. Plus we wonder what's up with Parker Valby and Molly Seidel and introduce you to Cornell senior Perry Mackinnon who PRd on the track, ran world xc and then PRd on the track on 3 straight weekends.
February 06, 2023

WTW: Fast Times By Japanese Collegians, Chad Hall Debuts, and Molly Seidel and Faith Kipyegon Open Up

Plus an NAIA runner broke 4:30 in the women's mile and a Paralympian ran a 66:41 half in Spain.

April 20, 2022

2022 Boston Marathon Women's Report Cards

From A to DNF, we hand out grades to the top pro women at 2022 Boston.
April 19, 2022

Molly Seidel Statement After Dropping Out Of The Boston Marathon At Mile 16

Seidel said she was dealing with a "hip impingement" during the build-up and while it had been feeling good the last few weeks, it started to lock up on her around halfway.
April 15, 2022

Who is Ready? Who is Not? What the Pros Said at Boston Marathon Media Day

The elite runners talked about their preparations for Monday's 126th Boston Marathon which may be the most loaded Boston fields ever.
April 14, 2022

2022 Boston Marathon Women's Preview: Who's World #1, Meet Degitu Azimeraw, and Can Molly Seidel Make the Podium?

Last year's World #1 Peres Jepchirchir faces last year's World #2 Joyciline Jepkosgei in a clash of the titans. Could the course record go down? *2022 Boston Marathon women's field looks AMAZING but the intro to Jonathan Gault's Boston marathon preview is even more amazing
February 22, 2022

Galen Rupp, Molly Seidel, Sara Hall, Rhonex Kipruto Headline 2022 United Airlines NYC Half

The professional fields were announced for next months United Airlines NYC Half and Olympians Galen Rupp and Molly Seidel are the headliners on the domestic front. Rhonex Kipruto is the heavy favorite on the men's side with Senbere Teferi, Irine Cheptai and Sara Hall expected to battle on women's.
November 03, 2021

2021 NYC Marathon Women's Preview: Olympic Champ Peres Jepchirchir Tries to Join Frank Shorter as an Immortal; What Can Molly Seidel Do for an Encore?

Not since Frank Shorter in 1972 has an athlete won the Olympics and doubled back to win a fall marathon later that year. That's what Jepchirchir is trying to do on Sunday in New York.
August 06, 2021

Molly Seidel Shocks the World With Bronze Medal, as Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir and Brigid Kogei Go 1-2 in 2020 Olympic Marathon

Molly Seidel shocked the world by getting the bronze medal as Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir and Brigid Kogei swept the top two spots.
February 28, 2021

Molly Seidel Blasts 1:08:29 Half-Marathon PB at Atlanta Speedway

A year after making the US Olympic Marathon, team Seidel was back in Atlanta setting another pr.
February 26, 2021

Galen Rupp Says He's Going for Gold in Sapporo, Aliphine Tuliamuk Will Be Back to Running Soon, & More Updates on the US Olympic Marathoners

We catch up with America's Olympic marathoners one year after their booked their spots to Tokyo. Rupp talks about the adjustments he's made under coach Mike Smith, Tuliamuk wants to run now but is being told to wait two more weeks, plus updates from Molly Seidel and Jake Riley.
February 20, 2021

RRW: Molly Seidel Racing A Special Edition Of The Atlanta Half-Marathon On The Atlanta Motor Speedway February 28

It's an appropriate race location for Seidel as her dad and brother race cars semi-professionally and she says she has a "bit of a leadfoot." Eilish McColgan and Natosha Rogers are also in the race and there are two male pace makers going sub-1:09 pace.
October 01, 2020

How Many Americans Will Get Lapped at the 2020 London Marathon? A Scientific Exploration

The bad news: an American is almost certain to get lapped in Sunday's London Marathon. The good news: you can get lapped in London and still run really, really fast. We preview the chances of Jared WardSara HallMolly Seidel, and Lindsay Flanagan. Could Sara Hall possibly break Deena Kastor's 2:19:36 AR?
August 21, 2020

Breaking Down The 2020 London Marathon Field Which Features 3 of the 4 Fastest Men Ever

The 2020 London Marathon field is out and it's amazing. We tell you who is in, who is out and along the way we wonder when Galen Rupp will next race. *MB: London Marathon elite fields 2020
August 21, 2020

2020 London Marathon Elite Fields Released: Eliud Kipchoge, Kenenisa Bekele, Brigid Kosgei Lead Field That Includes Americans Jared Ward, Molly Seidel And Sara Hall

The men's race has eight men who have run sub-2:05 including Mosinet Geremew (2:02:55) and Mule Wasihun (2:03:16) while the women's race also has world champ Ruth Chepngetich and former London winner Vivian Cheruiyot. Mo Farah will be a pacer for the men going for the 2:11:30 Olympic standard.