Moses Mosop

Moses Mosop

March 12, 2015

In Defense Of Ryan Hall: The Moses Mosop Connection

How Kenyan 2:03:06 man Moses Mosop proves Ryan Hall’s self-coaching wasn’t a mistake and why there is hope for the US’s fastest marathoner to get back on top.

January 28, 2015

WTW: 2015 Is The Year Of Bernard Lagat; Shannon Rowbury, Cas Loxsom And Moses Mosop Off To Good Starts; And Kawauchi Triumphs Over The US Again

Even if Bernard Lagat sucks by his lofty standards, 2015 is going to be the year of Lagat. Shannon Rowbury, Moses Mosop and Cas Loxsom are off to good starts in 2015, and we take a look back at 2014 as Yuki Kawauchi once again ran more sub-2:10 marathons than all of America combined. Plus some props to the Chevron Houston Marathon.

September 30, 2014

Moses Mosop Released From Contract With International Athletics Consultancy

The IAC director says, “I have no doubt that Moses can still compete with the best our sport has to offer, only if this was his priority. ... Moses has shown disappointing lack of commitment to his training and professional conduct." Apparently Mosop also broke his contract by entering a race in Italy set for October 11th.


May 13, 2014

Renato Canova Says Moses Mosop Faces Long Rebuilding Process Built on Speed

Canova says that Mosop is probably more in 2:14 shape (which is still "ridiculous" compared to his PR). He thinks the problem lies in the fact that he hasn't touched on speed at all in the last two years due to injuries.

May 11, 2014

Short Statement From Moses Mosop On His Disappointing 2:20:37 12th Place Finish At The 2014 Prague Marathon

"My body felt empty from the start. No enough speedwork was done due to an injury and I will have new start after some rest. One never knows how far one can go after injuries and I was cautious in training and that did cost me 10-12 seconds per kilometer."

May 11, 2014

Patrick Terer And Firehiwot Dado Are Victorious At The 2014 Prague Marathon

Terer ran 2:08:07 to beat Evans Chebet by 10-seconds.  Cuthbert Nyasango was 3rd in a Zambabwe NR of 2:09:52. Moses Mosop had a disappointing race running 2:20:37 for 12th. 2011 NYC champ Dado dominated the women's race in 2:23:34.

May 10, 2014

RRW: Moses Mosop Hopes To Rebuild 'Big Engine' In Sunday's Prague Marathon

Good article with quotes from Mosop and his coach Renato Canova about Mosop's difficulty coming back from the injuries that have plagued him the last couple years.

April 24, 2014

Moses Mosop Faces Deep Field With Eight Sub-2:08 Men At Prague Marathon On May 11th

The field includes CR holder Eliud Kiptanui (2:05:39) and defending champ Nicholas Kipkemboi. The women are led by 2011 NYC Marathon champ Firehiwot Dado (2:23:15) and Flomena Chepchirchir (2:23:00).
March 30, 2014

Leonard Komon Runs Fastest Half Marathon Debut Ever - Wins In 59:14 In Sprint Finish In Berlin

Komon was pretty spectacular and wanted even more - the World Record - as he went out with the wind in 13:39 (57:36 pace). wind genius John Kellogg estimates the wind might have cost Komon around 17 seconds. *Results *Ken Nakamura: List Of Fastest Half Marathon Debuts In History *Chronological List Of All Sub-60 Half Marathons In History
March 03, 2014

Statement on Moses Mosop's withdrawal from 2014 Boston Marathon

Mosop's right knee injury isn't viewed as serious and he hopes to be in sub 2:06:00 four weeks after Boston.
October 11, 2013

Update From Friday's Chicago Marathon Main Press Conference: Will The Race Go Out In 61:45 And How Will Ritzenhein React?

With good weather on the forecast, the leading Africans may want to go out more than a minute faster than Ritz wants. Will they be slowed to please Ritz or will he have to solo it alone? Also, Emmanuel Mutai reveals he's healthy and Moses Mosop is going to be tough to beat.
October 10, 2013

5 Takeaways From The 2013 Chicago Marathon International Press Conference

Mosop Is Healthy And Fit, Tadese Is Ready For Another Crack At 26.2, Kimetto And Abshero Are Confident, And Kogo Hopes He's Ready For Uncharted Territory. We broke down the race earlier for you on you on paper, but you never know what really to expect until you get the inside scoop on-site. We've got it and you can as well if you read our piece. Plus was there a fix at the 2012 Berlin Marathon?