January 15, 2023
Emily Sisson Breaks the American Record Plus 5 Thoughts on the 2023 Houston Half Marathon
Sisson ran 66:52 to take 18 seconds off her own record but finished 2nd to Ethiopia's Hiwot Gebremaryam. Tirunesh Dibaba was never a factor in her return and was 16th in 71:35. In the full marathon, Hitomi Niiya (2:19:24) nearly broke the Japanese record.
January 12, 2023
2023 Houston: Emily Sisson Is Aiming for an AR, Conner Mantz Is Focused on Racing, What Can Tirunesh Dibaba Do & Might an American Run 2:07?
Sisson is trying to become the first American woman ever under 67:00 while Dibaba returns to racing for the first time in 4+ years. 60:02 American Teshome Mekonen is lining up in the full marathon.
November 14, 2022
America's Best Distance Runner May Be Someone You've Never Heard Of
Teshome Mekonen became a US citizen in August and beat Conner Mantz by a minute earlier this year at the NYC Half. Learn about his story from Tigray to Harlem.
November 13, 2022
2022 BAA Half: America's New Half Marathon Star Debuts, Molly Seidel Returns
On a wet day in Boston, Jonathan Gault was on hand to see new American citizen Teshome Mekonen run his first race as a US citizen. He also saw Molly Seidel finish her 1st race since February. Plus how is Molly Huddle's comeback coming?
March 18, 2018
Ben True Outkicks Dathan Ritzenhein To Win 2018 NYC Half in His Half Marathon Debut, Buze Diriba Edges Emily Sisson For Women's Title
July 31, 2016
2016 Bix 7 Results: Silas Kipruto And Mary Keitany Win; Elkanah Kibet And Brianne Nelson Are The Top Americans As Meb Gets 7th
*Silas Kipruto Wins Bix 7 For The Third Time As Elkanah Kibet Is The Top American In 4th And Meb Keflezighi Gets 7th Lawi Lalang was 6th. *Video: Silas Kipruto Attempts To Slap Competitor During Race Kipruto took a swing at Teshome Mekonen who apparently made some contact from behind. Mekonen (who finished 8th) filed a protest but it was ruled as "incidental contact". *Photos *Mary Keitany Breaks Bix 7 10-Year-Old Course Record As She Beats Caroline Chepkoech By 2-Seconds Brianne Nelson was the top American in 10th.