Sifan Hassan

Sifan Hassan

May 23, 2024

2024 Pre Classic Preview: Gudaf Tsegay Goes For History, Sha'Carri v Elaine, Kenyan 10K Trials, & More

With just four weeks to go until the Olympic Trials, America and the world's best will descend on Eugene this weekend.
May 12, 2024

Track Fest: Sifan Hassan Wins, Luis Grijalva Impresses & Calls Out Katir, Kenneth Rooks & Krissy Gear PR & More

After a night that saw him win two races, Grijalva called out Mo Katir for his whereabouts violations. Plus Val Constien looked good in her return to the steeple and Craig Engels talked big after finishing last in the 800 as Elly Henes and Keira D'Amato did not run in the 10,000.
April 22, 2024

WTW: Picking the Kenyan & Ethiopian Olympic Marathon Teams, Graham Blanks Is Back, A 17-Year-Old Runs 9.93 & Should Faith Kipyegon Be Scared?

Blanks ran 13:37 in his first race since December while Christian Miller became the youngest person in history to break 10.00 for 100m.
March 11, 2024

WTW: Putting Nico Young & Parker Valby's NCAA Doubles in Perspective, HS Records Galore, and Why Noah Lyles Needs to Do More to Run Olympic 4x400

Young and Valby were incredible in Boston but we offer a dose of perspective before the hype trains get out of control. Sifan Hassan is running World XC, remember the name Quincy Wilson, and Footlocker Champs Drew Griffith and Elizabeth Leachman broke high school records as did Daniel Simmons.
December 28, 2023

How many events will Sifan Hassan run at the 2024 Paris Olympics?

Is she goes for the 5,000-10,000-marathon triple, she'll get at least one day off between every race while the quadruple would require her to run the marathon less than 12 hours after the 1500 final.
December 21, 2023

Eliud Kipchoge & Sifan Hassan Will Run 2024 Tokyo Marathon

Kipchoge set the CR in Tokyo in 2022 while Hassan is making her Tokyo debut.
December 13, 2023

Introducing the Nominees for 2023 LetsRun Athlete of the Year

After World Athletics chose not to name a single athlete of the year, we're stepping in and handing out our own award. Meet the finalists and give us your vote. Our two winners - one man and one woman - will be announced on Monday. *MB: World Athletics won't name an AOY but we will - Let's here your 2023 LetsRun Award nominations
October 11, 2023

WTW: Sorry, Eliud Kipchoge, Kelvin Kiptum Is The Greatest Marathoner On Planet Earth

No one has ever started their marathon career like Kelvin Kiptum of Kenya. Plus are USA marathoners getting soft by requesting a 6 a.m. start time for the Olympic Trials?
October 08, 2023

Sifan Hassan Runs 2:13:44 to Win 2023 Chicago Marathon Six Weeks After Worlds Triple

Hassan medalled in the 1500 at Worlds on August 22 and won Chicago in the second-fastest time ever just 43 days later.

October 06, 2023

Ruth Chepngetich Plans on 66:00 or Faster First Half, Kelvin Kiptum Details His Buildup, & Why Sifan Hassan Ran Those Post-Race Workouts in Budapest

Plus Conner Mantz has thoughts on the Olympic Marathon Trials and the qualifying system.
October 05, 2023

2023 Chicago Marathon Women's Preview: Chepngetich Seeks 3-Peat, Hassan Returns, & Sisson v Bates

Can Ruth Chepngetich, who ran 2:14:18 in Chicago last year, get close to Tigst Assefa's 2:11:53 WR? How will Sifan Hassan do after her World Championship triple three weeks ago?
August 26, 2023

Faith Kipyegon Becomes First Woman to Sweep 1500/5000m Titles at Worlds

Kipyegon closed in an absurd 56.59 for her final 400 to join Bernard Lagat (2007) as the only athletes to pull off the double at Worlds.
August 19, 2023

Down Goes Hassan! Gudaf Tsegay Wins Dramatic 10K Final at 2023 Worlds

Sifan Hassan was 30 meters from gold but went down after contact with Tsegay in the home straight.
August 19, 2023

DUTCH DISASTER: Sifan Hassan and Femke Bol Both Fall Meters from Finish and Netherlands Goes Home Empty Handed

Sifan Hassan fell to the track just 10 strides from World 10,000m gold and then 23 minutes later less than 10 meters from the finish Femke Bol did the same in the mixed gender 4x400. Video and results of this crazy night.

August 19, 2023

Worlds Day 1 AM Recap: Sifan Hassan Rips Last Lap, Kenneth Rooks Beats El Bakkali

All three Americans advanced in the women's 1500 while 2/3 made it in the men's steeple (Benard Keter was eliminated).
August 17, 2023

It's On: Sifan Hassan Will Go For The Triple Again At 2023 Worlds

In stark contrast to how two of America's top female track stars seemingly have to be begged to compete in a single event at the World Championships, the Netherlands' Sifan Hassan announced today that she will once again for the 1,500, 5,000 and 10,000 triple at a global championship. And she's doing so less than four months after winning the London Marathon in shock fashion. *MB: Sifan Hassan to run all three events at worlds
August 15, 2023

W1500 Preview: Faith Kipyegon Will Win, But Who Medals Behind Her?

There is no bigger lock at Worlds than Faith Kipyegon in the 1500, but the battle for 2nd and 3rd should be fierce. Could an American medal for the first time since 2017?
August 11, 2023

2023 Worlds W 10K Preview: Gidey v Tsegay v Hassan in Battle of World & Olympic Champs

World champ/WR holder Letesenbet Gidey faces Olympic champ Sifan Hassan but both women may be underdogs to 5k world champ Gudaf Tsegay.
April 26, 2023

"I Was Born For Drama": Revisiting the 5 Most Dramatic Moments of Sifan Hassan's Career

From her Diamond League double in 2018 to her Olympic triple in 2021 to her London Marathon heroics, Hassan creates excitement wherever she goes.