July 17, 2018
August 4: Molly Huddle And Ben True Lead Fields For 2018 TD Beach To Beacon 10K
Both fields are very deep as sthe men's side has Jake Robertson, Stanley Biwott, Stephen Sambu, Chris Derrick, Callum Hawkins, Shadrack Biwott, Lopez Lomong and more. The women are lead by 65:07 half-marathoner Caroline Kipkirui, NYC Half champ Buze Dirba, Emily Sisson and Gwen Jorgensen.
December 04, 2017
Stanley Biwott (65:27) And Desiree Linden (72:44) Win Rock 'N' Roll San Antonio Marathon
Biwott beat out Mexican Olympian Daniel Vargas by 14-seconds while Linden won by over 3-minutes.
October 05, 2017
The WR Holder, The Olympic Silver Medalist & The Defending Champ: Here Are The Guys Galen Rupp Must Defeat To Win Chicago
The fix most certainly doesn't appear to be in in Chicago. If Galen Rupp wins his first major on Sunday, he'll almost most certainly have had to earn it.
September 20, 2017
Olympians, NYC Champions Among Added Athletes to 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Field
London Marathon 2nd placer Stanley Biwott and Olympic silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa highlight the recent additions.
February 02, 2017
February 10th: Mary Keitany, Tirunesh Dibaba And Jemima Sumgong Lead Loaded Field Women's FIeld For The RAK Half-Marathon
World Half champ Peres Jepchirchir is also in the field while the men are lead by London Marathon runner-up Stanley Biwott, World XC silver medalist Bedan Karoki, Augustine Choge and Solomon Yego (58:44).
December 31, 2016
2016 LRC Year-End Rankings, Men's Marathon: Eliud Kipchoge Caps a Historic Year as World #1 as Breakout Marathon Star Galen Rupp Leads the Americans
LRC supervisitor David Graham has rolled out his 2016 world rankings plus plenty more thoughts on the year in men's marathoning. Obviously the great Kipchoge is #1, but where does Rupp rank?
November 06, 2016
Stanley Biwott Drops Out 2016 TCS New York City Marathon
November 04, 2016
Stanley Biwott Is Ready to Repeat, Lelisa Desisa Is Feeling Fresher Than Ever And Ghirmay Ghebreslassie Compares The Olympics To a Long Training Run
November 01, 2016
2016 TCS NYC Marathon International Men's Preview: Can Studs Stanley Biwott and Ghirmay Ghebreslassie Bounce Back From the Olympics Against Mr. Consistent (Lelisa Desisa) & Rising Star Lucas Rotich?
Only four foreigners in the field have broken 2:10 for their careers. Does that mean we'll have an upset winner?
September 14, 2016
Might Dathan Ritzenhein Have A Chance To Win The 2016 NYC Marathon? We Break Down the 2016 NYC Marathon Elite Fields
We break down the fields for you and note that the men's field is short on African talent - could that open the door for a win by America's Dathan Ritzenhein? Molly Huddle will have her hands full on November 6 as Mary Keitany is looking for a 3-peat against Berlin champ Gladys Cherono, 2015 NYC runner-up Aselefech Mergia and Joyce Chepkirui.
August 19, 2016
2016 Olympic Men's Marathon Preview: Can the Greatest Marathoner in the World, Eliud Kipchoge, Become the Greatest Marathoner of All Time? Can Galen Rupp Medal After Doubling Back from 10K?
Kipchoge has won six of his seven career marathons (including four straight) and is coming off one of the greatest marathon performances in history (his 2:03:05 CR in London). He's certainly the favorite, but this will be his first marathon without rabbits. He'll be challenged by NYC champ Stanley Biwott, Dubai champ Tesfaye Abera, Boston champ Lemi Berhanu plus reigning Olympic champ Stephen Kiprotich and reigning world champ Ghirmay Ghebreslassie.
May 10, 2016
Athletics Kenya Does It Again And Butchers Third Selection To Both Men's And Women's Teams - Kenyan Olympic Marathon Team Announced
Good news, Galen Rupp and US women's marathon fans - it just got a lot easier to medal in Rio as Athletics Kenya picked a 2:24 woman and a man who is about to celebrate the 2-year anniversary of his last sub-2:10 clocking (May 25th) to the Olympic team. Stars like Edna Kiplagat and Mary Keitany will be sitting at home. Updated with new stats for Dickson Chumba and Bernard Kipyego and the fact that Wilson Kipsang didn't want to go to Rio.
April 24, 2016
A Race For The Ages: Eliud Kipchoge (2:03:05) Crushes Course Record, Runs #3 Time Ever at 2016 London Marathon
NYC champ Stanley Biwott ran 2:03:51 but had to settle for second behind Kipchoge, who produced one of the greatest marathon performances in history. Kenenisa Bekele, racing his first marathon in 15 months, was third in 2:06:36.
April 22, 2016
2016 London Marathon Men's Preview: Can Eliud Kipchoge Win An Unprecedented 4th Straight Major? Stanley Biwott, Wilson Kipsang, Dennis Kimetto, Kenenisa Bekele & More Hope Not
London is loaded once again as World #1 Kipchoge goes up against a stacked field that includes the past two world record holders (Kimetto and Kipsang), world champ Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, NYC champ Biwott and the great Kenenisa Bekele. It also has huge Olympic qualifying implications for Kenya + Great Britain. Set your alarms. This one is worth getting up for (5:00 a.m. ET start on Sunday).
April 21, 2016
RRW: Marathon Organizers, Athletes Fighting for A Clean Sport
Doping Dominates Conversation At London Marathon Press Conference Wilson Kipsang: "Doping or cheating is a problem, it's a crime. That doesn't mean that the whole sport (is a problem). All the guys (Dennis Kimetto, Eliud Kipchoge and Stanley Biwott), we've been tested 7 or 8 times."
February 12, 2016
Birhanu Legese Wins RAK Half-Marathon In 60:40 After A Thrilling 7-Man Battle Over The Final Kilometer
The top-4 men all finished within 1-second of each other as Legese beat a field that included Stanley Biwott (2nd), Leonard Komon (10th) and Wilson Kipsang (11th). For the women, Cynthia Limo moved to third on the all-time list with 66:04 as a record 6-women went under 67-minutes. Former World Half champ Gladys Cherono was 2nd (66:07). *Full Results
January 19, 2016
Four Thoughts On The 2016 London Men's Field: Olympic Implications, The Return Of Bekele And Karoki's Debut
The 2016 London men's field very well may be tougher to win than the Olympics. It is totally loaded once again as it includes the world's best marathoner, the world champ, the world record holder and a whole lot more. Surprisingly, it will mark the return to the marathon for Kenenisa Bekele and the debut of Bedan Karoki.
January 19, 2016
Return Of The Champions: Eliud Kipchoge Returns To The London Marathon To Defend His Title Against Wilson Kipsang, Dennis Kimetto And Kenenisa Bekele
Field also includes World champion Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, Tokyo champ Endeshaw Negesse (2:04:52), 2:04:55 man Stanley Biwott and Rotterdam winner Abera Kuma (2:05:56). *MB: London Marathon elite men's field looking good.
December 30, 2015
2015 LRC Year-End Rankings, Men's Marathon: All Hail Eliud Kipchoge; Meb Keflezighi Leads Americans
Who deserved the #1 US ranking took some thought as Ritz beat Meb in Boston and Luke Puskedra had the highest WMM finish of any American (5th) and fastest time of the year as well (2:10:24).
December 24, 2015