October 01, 2023
2023 World Road Champs: Faith Kipyegon Gets Beat, Hobbs Kessler Wins Mile & Breaks WR, Kenya Goes 1-2-3 in Both Half Marathons
The 20-year-old Kessler won the first road mile world title as Diribe Welteji upset Faith Kipyegon in the women's mile. Peres Jepchirchir won a record-tying 3rd title in the women's half.
April 21, 2023
London Marathon Friday Notes: Brigid Kosgei Is Not 100%, Eilish McColgan Withdraws
McColgan cited knee problems while Kosgei is nursing a hamstring injury. Peres Jepchirchir & Yalemzerf Yehualaw both say they're ready to go.
October 15, 2022
Olympic Champion Peres Jepchirchir Withdraws From The NYC Marathon; Keira D’Amato Added To Field
Jepchirchir is out with an injury and D'Amato will take her place just six weeks after running 2:21:48 at the Berlin Marathon. Last year's top American at NYC (4th place overall) Elkanah Kibet also withdrew from the race.
June 14, 2022
Peres Jepchirchir to Defend Title at 2022 TCS New York City Marathon
The reigning Olympic, NYC and Boston champ missed the NYC course record by just eight seconds when she won in 2:22:39 last year.
May 12, 2022
Olympic Marathon Champ Peres Jepchirchir, Senbere Teferi and Sara Hall Headline 50th New York Mini 10K
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 18, 2022
Peres Jepchirchir Wins 2022 Boston Marathon After Thrilling Final Mile Duel With Ababel Yeshaneh
The middle miles were the fastest in race history and the finish was one for the ages as there were 7 lead changes in the final 1.2 miles.
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
November 07, 2021
Live Updates: 2021 New York City Marathon Pro Races
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. http://gty.im/1234517406
December 30, 2020
The 2020 LetsRun.com Awards Are Here: Best Runner, Best Comeback, Biggest Disappointment, Most Inspirational & More
2020 was full of highs and lows - just ask Sara Hall. We hand out awards for a year unlike any other. *MB: The 2020 LetsRun.com Awards Are Out - Best Runner, Best Comeback, Biggest Disappointment, Most Inspirational & More
December 08, 2020
WTW: Super Shoes = Super Times, Weini Kelati Goes Pro, And World Athletics Reverses Course
After a long Covid-19 break, Rojo's weekly recap is back in full force.
December 06, 2020
Evans Chebet (2:03:00) and Peres Jepchirchir (2:17:16) Set Valencia Marathon Course Records As Genzebe Dibaba (65:18) Wins Her Half Marathon Debut
Pre-race, we said the Valencia fields were the deepest in history and that proved to be the case, particularly in the men's race where 30 men broke 2:10.
December 02, 2020
The Deepest Marathon EVER is Sunday: 2020 Valencia Is Going to Be Incredible
The depth in Valencia is ridiculous: 25 men under 2:08, 35 under 2:10, 44 under 2:12. Plus there are some real studs running, from 2:02 man Birhanu Legese and Boston/Chicago champ Lawrence Cherono to NYC champ Joyciline Jepkosgei and World Half champ Peres Jepchirchir. *MB: Are you ready for the DEEPEST marathon EVER? Sunday's Valencia Marathon is laughably good.
October 18, 2020
RRW: Peres Jepchirchir & Jacob Kiplimo Take World Half-Marathon Titles In Fast Races
October 17, 2020
Peres Jepchirchir Sets Women's-Only World Record of 65:16 To Win 2020 World Half Marathon Championships
Jepchirchir joins Tegla Loroupe, Paula Radcliffe, and Lornah Kiplagat, as the only women with two World Half titles. Plus who is the German that won the silver?
October 14, 2020
World Half Women's Preview: Is This The Greatest Women's Half Marathon Field in History?
Four different women have broken the world record in the half marathon in recent years and all four of those women will be running in Gdynia on Saturday, which makes this one of the greatest -- if not the greatest -- half marathon fields ever assembled.
September 05, 2020
RRW: "Women-Only" World Record Of 65:34 For Peres Jepchirchir At Prague 21.1 KM; Kibiwott Kandie Wins Men's Race In 58:37
Kandie's time makes him the fifth fastest man in history. Jepchirchir is actually #7 all-time with her 65:06 PB, but her 65:34 "women only" mark would be good for 14th on the list.
September 01, 2020
RRW: Fast Times Targeted On Looped Course At Elite-Only Prague Half-Marathon On Saturday
Under 58:30 for the men and under 66:11 (women's only WR) for the women are the goal times. The field includes nine sub-60 minute men lead by Stephen Kiprop (58:42) and Kibiwott Kandie (58:58) and five sub-66 women lead by Joan Chelimo (65:04) and Peres Jepchirchir (65:06).