November 03, 2019
Joyciline Jepkosgei Dazzles in Marathon Debut, Just Misses Course Record to Win 2019 NYC Marathon
The half marathon world record holder just missed the course record with her 2:22:38 win. Des Linden led early and ended up the top American in 6th in 2:26:42.
September 23, 2019
2019 Worlds Women's Marathon Preview: Five Sub-2:20 Women Do Battle in Midnight Marathon Along Doha Corniche
The women's marathon is full of some studs - including some studs the World Marathon Majors don't seen to want to touch - like the third fastest women's marathoner in history - Ruth Chepngetich.
March 02, 2019
Ethiopians Birhanu Legese (2:04:48) and Ruti Aga (2:20:40) Run Fast Despite Poor Conditions and Win First Marathons Of Their Careers in Tokyo
On a day with poor conditions for running fast, there was absolute CARNAGE in the men's race behind Legese. 46 men went out on sub-2:10 pace and only 4 broke it.
February 28, 2019
2019 Tokyo Marathon Women's Preview: Can Ruti Aga Finally Break Through After 3 Straight Runner-Up Finishes in Majors?
The women's field in Tokyo is tougher than the men's field so victory for Aga is by no means guaranteed.
January 01, 2019
2018 LRC World & US Rankings, W Marathon: Vivian Cheruiyot & Des Linden End Year As World & US #1s
2018 was the best year in the history of the women's marathoning. Coming into the year, only five women in history had ever broken 2:19 but six different women did it 2019. Plus 11 times a woman broke 2:20 in 2018, the most in history.
February 22, 2018
2018 Tokyo Marathon Women's Preview: How Fast Can Amy Cragg Run? Could She Make It 2 Straight Major Victories For Americans?
Tokyo may not have cachet of London or Boston but it's by far the best marathon for US fans to watch as it's on during prime time in the US. We get you ready for Saturday night's race.
April 13, 2017
2017 Boston Marathon International Women's Preview: Kenyan Stud Gladys Cherono Leads a Field That Includes Former Boston Champs Atsede Baysa, Caroline Rotich & Buzunesh Deba
January 18, 2017
2017 Dubai Marathon Women's Preview: Toronto Champ Shure Demise (2:20 PB) & Amsterdam Champ Meselech Melkamu (2:21 PB) Battle 66:14 Half Marathoner Worknesh Degefa in Her Debut
Somebody in Dubai is going to get the biggest win of their career as there are plenty of fast women (9 under 2:25) but none with a major marathon victory.
September 23, 2016
2016 BMW Berlin Marathon Women's Preview: Aberu Kebede Looks to Join the Sub-2:20 Club and Hold Off a Young Field
Kebede will look to become the fourth woman to win Berlin three times (she also won in '10 and '12) and the 21st woman under 2:20. Can rising stars Amane Beriso (2:20:48 in Dubai, 5th-fastest debut ever) or Birhane Dibaba (2015 Tokyo champ) take her down?