Tsegaye Kebede

Tsegaye Kebede

December 03, 2019

WTW: Valencia Amazes, Tsegaye Kebede Continues To Out Run America and Molly Huddle Gets Nervous

The Trinidad Alfonso Valencia Marathon amazed last week and we break it down for you. Plus is USATF or UK Athletics more dysfunctional? Molly Huddle tweets about the Vaporflys and an update on Steve Spence's quest to break 5:00 in the mile for the 44th straight year.
November 29, 2019

The Best Marathon of the Fall? 10 Sub-2:06 Guys Plus a 10K WR Attempt at Sunday's Valencia Marathon

The Valencia Marathon field is LOADED and well tell you all about it here.
April 21, 2017

Former Olympic And World Champ Stephen Kiprotich Faces Three 2:04 Ethiopians At The Hamburg Marathon

Former Dubai winner Tsegaye Mekonnen (2:04:32), former London winner Tsegaye Kebede (2:04:38) and former world bronze medalist Tadesse Tola (2:04:49) headline with Kiprotich while 2:24-woman Jessica Augosto is the favorite on the women's side.
February 23, 2017

Tokyo Marathon Men's Preview: The 2017 World Marathon Majors Kick Off & Wilson Kipsang Wants the World Record?

Wilson Kipsang just ran 2:03:13 in Berlin. He says he wants his world record back. We think a course record (2:05:42) is more reasonable. But it should be exciting nonetheless and the best part about it is you don't have to get up early to enjoy. Live Saturday night during prime-time.
October 05, 2016

2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Men's Preview: Dickson Chumba Goes for the Repeat as Americans Luke Puskedra, Elkanah Kibet & Diego Estrada Do Battle

No one has repeated in Chicago since Sammy Wanjiru in 2010 (the final race Wanjiru would ever run). Chumba is the best of a shallow men's elite field that also features two-time London champ Tsegaye Kebede and two-time world champ Abel Kirui looking to resurrect their careers.
August 23, 2016

Five Past Champions Including World Record Holder Dennis Kimetto Headline 2016 Bank Of Chicago Marathon Elite Field

Kimetto faces defending champ Dickson Chumba, 2012 champion Tsegaye Kebede, 2008 Olympic 10,000m bronze medalist Micah Kogo and Stephen Sambu making his marathon debut. Luke Puskedra, Nick Arciniaga and Diego Estrada head the American charge. World half-marathon record holder Florence Kiplagat leads the women's field against Boston champion Atsede Baysa and 2:23-women Valentine Kipketer and Gulume Chala.
January 20, 2016

2016 Dubai Marathon Men's Preview: Former Champs Hayle Lemi Berhanu, Tsegaye Mekonnen & Ayele Abshero Take On 2:04 Men Tadese Tola & Tsegaye Kebede And A Host Of Hungry Ethiopians For The Richest Prize In Marathoning

In the last four years, Dubai has been won by four different guys - three of whom were making their debut and a fourth who was running just his second marathon. This year, the race is much more likely to be won by someone with experience. Watch it live on on Thursday night at 9:30 pm ET. *Update: Coach Canova states the both Kebede and Abshero are out of the race.
December 27, 2015

Ayele Abshero Will Return To The Dubai Marathon Where He Set The 2:04:23 Course Record Four Years Ago

He will face a tough field lead by two-time London champ Tsegaye Kebede.
November 17, 2015

World Record Holders Zersenay Tadese And Florence Kiplagat Head Fields For Next Weekend's Delhi Half Marathon

Tadese will face 10 other men who have gone under the one hour mark including Atsedu Tsegay (58:47) and Tsegaye Kebede. Kiplagat faces five other sub-1:08 women.
September 28, 2015

Updates to 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Elite Field: Tsegay Kebede Out With Injury, Luke Puskedra Added

Ethiopia's Tokyo Marathon champ Berhane Dibaba (2:22:30) and Yebrqual Melese (2:23:23) have been added to the women's field. *Discuss
February 22, 2015

Tokyo 2015: Negesse and Dibaba Get First Major Marathon Wins, Stephen Kiprotich Shows Olympic Spirit in Second

Ethiopians Endeshaw Negesse and Birhane Dibaba got the Major marathon season underway with their first major wins as Stephen Kiprotich was a hero in second, Tariku Bekele bombed in his debut, Japanese twitter went nuts over the marathon, and Lauren Kleppin took a shot at greatness but bombed. We break it down.

February 21, 2015

2015 Tokyo Marathon Results

February 19, 2015

2015 Tokyo Marathon Men's Preview: Dickson Chumba Aims to Repeat vs. Geoffrey Mutai, Stephen Kiprotich & Tsegaye Kebede

A year ago a Geoffrey Mutai (2013 NY champ), Kebede (2013 London champ), Kiprotich (2013 World Champ) match-up would have been salivating. Now all 3 titans have something to prove against defending champ Dickson Chumba as Tariku Bekele makes his debut. In all, five sub-2:05 guys will toe the line on Sunday morning (Saturday night in U.S.).
September 30, 2014

WTW: All Hail Larry Rawson And Dennis Kimetto, Sub-2 Here We Come, Shalane And Emmanuel Win By Losing, Rupp's Medal Chances Go Up, Runners Are Crazy And Deena Says Paula's WR Was Bad For The Sport

Last week was a momentous week with Dennis Kimetto breaking the 2:03:00 marathon barrier. We take another look at that, compare Tsegaye Kebede to all American marathoners ever,  praise Shalane Flanagan, like Galen Rupp's medal chances, and tell you why runners are officially crazy.

September 27, 2014

Competitive Edge Has Potential To Take Men's Field To Brink Of World Record And Beyond In Berlin On Sunday

Dennis Kimetto: “I know I am ready. My preparation has been good and I’m confident for Sunday. If the conditions are good, yes, we could break the world record.”


September 25, 2014

Berlin Men's Preview: Will the World Record Go Down Again?

The men's race in Berlin has produced a world record four times in the last seven years. With Dennis Kimetto (2:03:45 PB, #3 all-time), Emmanuel Mutai (2:03:52 PB, #4 all-time), Tsegaye Kebede (2x London champ, 2:04:38 PB) and world half marathon champ Geoffrey Kamworor all vying for the win, Wilson Kipsang's 2:03:23 WR from Berlin last year in in serious jeopardy.

November 03, 2013

Ten Takeaways About The 2013 ING New York City Marathon Men’s Race and Geoffrey Mutai

Ten takeaways on the impressive 2013 ING NYC Marathon won by Geoffrey Mutai.