Wilson Kipsang

Wilson Kipsang

October 14, 2020

2020 Has Been the Year of Whereabouts Failures. Why?

Nine athletes -- including recent world champions Christian ColemanSalwa Eid Naser, and Elijah Manangoi -- have been suspended for whereabouts failures in 2020, compared to two in all of 2018 and 2019 combined. What's going on?
February 21, 2018

2018 Tokyo Marathon Men's Preview: Wilson Kipsang Looks to Repeat; What Can the Japanese Men, Led By the Daring Yuta Shitara, Do?

Tokyo may not have cachet of London or Boston but it's by far the best marathon for US fans to watch as it's on during prime time in the US. We get you ready for Saturday night's race.
November 05, 2017

Geoffrey Kamworor Blitzes 4:31 25th Mile To Grab Lead and Holds On To Win 2017 New York City Marathon

The 24-year old Geoffrey Kamworor had accomplished an awful lot in his young career but he'd never won a marathon until today.
November 03, 2017

Lelisa Desisa Guarantees Victory, Lemi Berhanu Wants to Run "2:06-2:07," Wilson Kipsang Explains Berlin DNF & More from NYC

We also spoke with top women Mary Keitany (focused on the win, not the course record), Edna Kiplagat, and Betsy Saina ("redebuting" under new coach Patrick Sang following her DNF in Tokyo) as well as Geoffrey Kamworor & defending men's champ Ghirmay Ghebreslassie.
November 01, 2017

2017 NYC Marathon International Men's Preview: Ghebreslassie Guns for Repeat, Kipsang Tries to Bounce Back, & Kamworor Returns to the Marathon

Which of the following 5 men will win NY on Sunday - Wilson KipsangGhirmay Ghebreslassie, Lelisa DesisaLemi Berhanu, or Geoffrey Kamworor?
September 26, 2017

WTW: Why It's Bad To Run Super Fast In Your First Marathon, Wilson Kipsang DNFs, and Rita Jeptoo Puts a Courtroom To Sleep

Did you know Wilson Kipsang has run sub 2:05 EIGHT straight years? Plus Abebe Bikila's record lives on, John Kellogg nails yet another marathon prediction and more.  
September 22, 2017

Kenenisa Bekele, Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang Talk Big Before 2017 BMW Berlin Marathon

Bekele has "complete confidence" he can compete with any athlete, Kipsang says his fitness is "far much better" than last year and wonders if Kipchoge has recovered from Breaking2, and Eliud Kipchoge says he's "really, really looking forward" to Sunday but refused to talk about Bekele or Kipsang. Videos + Transcript.
September 21, 2017

World Record History: A Look Back At The Men's Marathon World Records Set in Berlin

The last six world records in the men's marathon (and 7 of the last 9) have all been set in Berlin. We take a look back at those historic races.
September 21, 2017

2017 Berlin Marathon Men's Preview: Kipchoge vs. Bekele vs. Kipsang -- Who Breaks The WR, And By How Much?

The Big 3 Eliud Kipchoge, Wilson Kipsang and Kenenisa Bekele are chasing the world record in Berlin on Sunday.
August 29, 2017

Kenenisa Bekele Joins Eliud Kipchoge And Wilson Kipsang In 2017 Berlin Marathon Field

The race now has three of five fastest men of all-time. *MB: Bekele added to 2017 Berlin field
July 20, 2017

Former World Record Holder Wilson Kipsang Returns To The Berlin Marathon

He joins the previously announced Eliud Kipchoge while the women's race is lead by 2015 winner Gladys Cherono (2:19:25).
February 26, 2017

2017 Tokyo Marathon Results

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.
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?
September 28, 2016

LRC Debate: After Berlin Who is the Greatest of All-Time - Kenenisa Bekele, Haile Gebrselassie or Mo Farah?

The LRC "brains" may have reached a rare consensus.