Priscah Jeptoo

Priscah Jeptoo

November 29, 2019

The Best Marathon of the Fall? 10 Sub-2:06 Guys Plus a 10K WR Attempt at Sunday's Valencia Marathon

The Valencia Marathon field is LOADED and well tell you all about it here.
April 22, 2016

2016 London Marathon Women's Preview: #1 vs. #2: The Showdown Between The World's Top Two Marathoners (Mare Dibaba and Mary Keitany) Headlines Totally Loaded Field

Dibaba and Keitany were 1-2 in LRC's 2015 World Rankings and they'll be joined by three others in the top seven, including defending champ Tigist Tufa, 2010 champ Aselefech Mergia and Chicago champ/HM WR holder Florence KiplagatSara Hall will also compete in a race that holds major Olympic implications for Kenya, Ethiopia and GB.
January 12, 2016

Insanely Good Women's Field Announced For 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon - Is This Race Tougher To Win Than The 2016 Olympics?

Once again, London has secured an amazing field with five women who have run under 2:20 and eight under 2:21. All of the top 5 from our 2015 World Rankings are in the field including the winners of 2015 Dubai, London, Berlin, Chicago, New York and Worlds marathons.
November 01, 2015

Mary Keitany Repeats as 2015 TCS NYC Marathon Champion as Laura Thweatt Runs 2:28:23 Debut

Mary Keitany was back on top in NYC showing she's still one of the world's best.
October 28, 2015

2015 TCS NYC Marathon Women's Preview: Defending Champ Mary Keitany Leads A Loaded Field

Keitany has been running great since returning from her second pregnancy last year, but she'll have her hands full on Sunday. Aselefech Mergia (Dubai), Caroline Rotich (Boston) and Tigist Tufa (London) have all won major marathons this year, plus the field includes 2013 champ Priscah Jeptoo, two-time runner-up Buzunesh Deba and debutante Sally Kipyego. *MB: 2015 NYC Marathon Women's Race - Who you got in loaded womens' field led by Mary Ketiany?
April 24, 2015

Women's London Marathon Preview: The "Fantastic Four" Lead A Great Field

Former champs Mary KeitanyPriscah Jeptoo and Edna Kiplagat and HM WR holder Florence Kiplagat take on Dubai champ Aselefech Mergia and 2014 World #1, Tirfi Tsegaye.

March 22, 2015

Mo Farah Outkicks Micah Kogo to Win Lisbon Half Marathon in 59:32, Sets European Record

Half way into the race, Farah was dropped from the lead pack, but he hung tough and got the super-impressive win in 59:32 over Micah Kogo. Rose Chelimo won the women's race in 1:08:22.

March 20, 2015

Mo Farah Silences The Critics And Takes On Six Sub-60:00 Men Eyeing A $100,000 World Record Bonus at Sunday's Lisbon Half Marathon

Farah has said he's only going for the win, but the race is offering $100,000 for a world record and Zersenay Tadese set the current WR of 58:23 on this course in 2010. Kenya's Stephen Kibet (58:54 PR) and Ethiopia's Guye Adola (59:06 PR, bronze at '14 World Half Champs) could be tempted to push the pace with that sort of prize money.

January 14, 2015

Defending Champ Edna Kiplagat, NYC Champ Mary Keitany Headline Women's Elite Field at 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon Where The "Fantastic Four" Will Battle

2013 champ Priscah Jeptoo and world half marathon record holder Florence Kiplagat join Edna Kiplagat and Keitany to form what race organizers have dubbed "the Fantastic Four." NYC runner-up Jemima Sumgong and Berlin runner-up Feyse Tadesse should also contend as part of a field that includes six women who have broken 2:21. This will also be the final marathon for British legend Paula Radcliffe.

January 14, 2015

Four Thoughts on the 2015 London Marathon Women's Elite Field

We discuss the return of Priscah Jeptoo, wonder how fast the women could go and say goodbye to Paula Radcliffe.

November 19, 2014

Molly Huddle's Lucrative Year, Shame on Duke, Please Ignore Gerry Lindgren and Female Stars on The Comeback Trail

Molly Huddle got another big win to bring her prize money total to $128,000 in 2014, collegian Brian Shrader (born at 7,000 feet of altitude) turned heads by beating the pros at the .US 12k Champs, Priscah Jeptoo showed she's on her way back, and Duke did not show anything.

October 03, 2014

Defending Champion Priscah Jeptoo and Stanley Biwott Withdraw from the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon With Injuries

Jeptoo is healthy now, but lost too much training time. They will be replaced by 2013 Boston champ Lelisa Desisa and Chicago Marathon runner-up Jemima Sumgong.

September 10, 2014

International Distance-Running Greats, Featuring Wilson Kipsang and Buzunesh Deba, to Challenge Defending Champions at the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 2

Defending champ Priscah Jeptoo faces runner up Buzunesh Deba as well as Edna Kiplagat and Mary Keitany in her return to the marathon.

August 21, 2014

New York City Marathon Champions Geoffrey Mutai and Priscah Jeptoo Return to Defend Titles in November

Mutai will be going for NYC title #3 - no one has won 3 since Alberto Salazar in 1982.

April 13, 2014

Four Thoughts On London: The Sprint Finish, Dibaba's Dropped Bottle And Debut, And Kiplagat Coming Through

We dissect the women's London Marathon including the sprint finish, the bottle drop, and Dibaba's debut. Is Edna Kiplagat the new #1 in the World?
February 14, 2014

World's #1 Ranked Marathoners Lelisa Desisa and Priscah Jeptoo Win 2014 Rak Half-Marathon as Record 8 Men Break 60:00 in a Single Race

Desisa, the 2013 Boston Marathon champion won in 59:34 as Jeptoo (2013 NY and London winner) ran in 67:00. *MB: RAK HALF 
February 09, 2014

Elite Fields Announced For 2014 RAK Half-Marathon On February 14th

The ridiculously deep fields include 11 men who have gone under 60-minutes and 7-women who have ran under 68:00. Men's side includes Bernard Koech (58:41), Stanley Biwott (58:56), Chicago Marathon champ Dennis Kimetto, former Half-Marathon World champ Wilson Kiprop and  2011 10,000m World champ Ibrahim Jelian. On the women's side there is London/NYC Marathon champ Priscah Jeptoo, Boston champ Rita Jeptoo and former 10K World champ Linet Masai making her half debut.
January 22, 2014

Priscah Jeptoo To Try To Defend As Tirunesh Dibaba Debuts At Star-Studded 2014 London Marathon

The 2014 London field is totally stacked as Priscah Jeptoo,who was totally unbeatable in 2013, will clash with Tirunesh Dibaba, who is making the most anticipated women’s marathon debut in 10+ years (maybe ever?).