October 12, 2017
Sunday: Three-Time Winner Wilson Chebet Leads Field For The Amsterdam Marathon
Chebet won from 2011 to 2013 and this year faces fellow 2:05 men Mule Wasihun and Stephen Chebogut plus Zane Robertson and Tesfaye Abera (2:04:23 to win Dubai last year)
April 20, 2017
2017 London Marathon Men's Preview: Kenenisa Bekele Takes on Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, Feyisa Lilesa, Abel Kirui & Rising Star Daniel Wanjiru in Another Stacked Race
Even without Eliud Kipchoge, the 2017 London race is LOADED as Bekele (Berlin), Ghebreslassie (NYC), Kirui (Chicago) & Wanjiru (Amsterdam) all won big fall marathons, while Lilesa took Olympic silver in Rio. Kenyan stud Bedan Karoki ('15 World XC/'16 World Half silver) is also making his debut.
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?
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 19, 2016
2016 Ethiopian Olympic Marathon Team Announced - Ethiopians Leave Off World's Fastest Woman And Arguably The World's Greatest Distance Runner Ever
Galen Rupp and Meb Kefelzighi, you just caught a major break as Ethiopia definitely didn't select its three best marathoners for its Olympic team. Kenenisa Bekele is staying home as is women's world leader Tirfi Tsegaye. *MB: Ethiopian marathon team announced: Picks are as debatable as Kenya's.
April 18, 2016
Dubai Winner Tesfaye Abera (2:06:58) And African 10,000 Record Holder Meselech Melkamu (2:21:54) Nab Victories At Hamburg Marathon
Melkamu smashed the course record by more than 2-minutes to win easily over defending champion Meseret Hailu while Abera got a 22-second victory over Philemon Rono. *Finish Video
April 15, 2016
Ethiopia's Dubai Winner Tesfaye Abera (2:04:24) And African 10,000 Record Holder Meselech Melkamu (2:21:01) Lead Deep Fields For Sunday's Hamburg Marathon
Abera faces five fellow sub-2:08 men while Melkamu is up against the defending champion Meseret Hailu (2:21:09), Madi Perez (2:22:59) and several other sub-2:30 women. *Free Live Stream Sunday At 2:30AM ET
April 14, 2016
Free Live Stream Of The Hamburg Marathon On Sunday
January 22, 2016
The Marathon World Record Survives But 30k WR Falls As Unknown Tesfaye Abera Comes From Behind To Win Dubai Marathon In 2:04:24
This race had it all. A WR for 30k, a lead change in the final 500 and a shocking win by a previous 2:09 guy.