Prague Half-Marathon

Prague Half-Marathon

April 03, 2022

RRW: Kenyans Keneth Renju (59:28) & Nesphine Jepleting (66:57) Win Cold & Windy Prague Half-Marathon

Renju beat out Philemon Kiplimo by 5-seconds while Jeptleting won by 11-seconds over Irene Cheptai.
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).
April 01, 2017

2017 Prague HM Recap: Joyciline Jepkosgei Sets WR (64:52) To Become First Woman Ever Under 65:00 as Jordan Hasay Runs 67:55; Tamirat Tola Destroys Men's Field in 59:37

Jepkosgei also set road WRs at for 10k (30:04), 15k (45:38) and 20k (61:25) en route as Hasay joined Molly Huddle and Deena Kastor as the only Americans under 68:00 on a record-eligible course. Galen Rupp was 11th in the men's race in 61:59.
March 31, 2017

2017 Prague Half Marathon Preview: Galen Rupp & Jordan Hasay Tune Up for Boston - Will Galen Rupp Break Ryan Hall's 59:43 American Record?

9 days before Alberto Salazar won Boston, he set a 10,000 pb on the track. So we fully expect Rupp to set a half marathon pb tomorrow – will he get the AR as well? *MB: Prague 1/2 predictions? Rupp ftw? – Official 2017 Prague Half Live Discussion Thread *MB: Jordan Hasay is running 100 miles a week just 2-3 weeks out from Boston
March 03, 2017

Galen Rupp And Jordan Hasay Will Face World Class Field At The Prague Half-Marathon On April 1st

The women's race is especial deep as it's lead by world record holder Peres Jepchirchir and has six other women who have gone under 1:09. Rupp will face Rio 10,000 bronze medalist Tamirat Tola and four sub-1 hour Kenyans.
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.

April 05, 2014

Peter Kirui, Who Paced Patrick Makau To A World Record While Sleeping On The Floor, Now Hopes To Set The World Record Himself Now That He Can Train Since He's Finished The Police Academy

Kirui seemed on the cusp of greatness after his 2012 NYC Half win but has seen his training derailed while training for the Kenyan Police.
April 05, 2014

Joyce Chepkirui Becomes 18th Woman To Break 67:00 (Runs 66:19) - Peter Kirui PRs At 59:22 To Win 2014 Prague Half Marathon

Joyce Chepkirui dominated from the start, whereas Kirui took his time warming up before winning a race where 3 men broke 60:00.