August 26, 2023
Ethiopia's Amane Beriso Shankule Wins World Marathon Title to Cap an Amazing Year
Amane Beriso Shankule capped an amazing personal calendar year of running to become the World Champion as Gotytom Gebreslase got silver and Fatima Gardadi of Morocco prevented the Ethiopian sweep. Lindsay Flanagan led the Americans in 9th.
April 21, 2023
London Marathon Friday Notes: Brigid Kosgei Is Not 100%, Eilish McColgan Withdraws
McColgan cited knee problems while Kosgei is nursing a hamstring injury. Peres Jepchirchir & Yalemzerf Yehualaw both say they're ready to go.
October 10, 2022
WTW: Women's Marathoning Has Gone CRAZY + Could Newbury Park Run 2:05 For The Marathon?
Women's marathoning has gone beserk in 2022 but is the best yet to come? And how would Newbury Park stack up against Japan's top HS team?
October 03, 2022
Upon Further Review, Yalemzerf Yehualaw Did Not Run A Record-Breaking 4:43 Mile In The 2022 London Marathon
Yalemzerf Yehualaw is incredibly good at the marathon but her record-breaking 4:43 split in London was mismeasured according to marathon expert Helmut Winter. *MB:Y2 is a marathon superstar!!! Yalemzerf Yehualaw throws down 4:43 23rd mile to win 2022 London.
October 02, 2022
Yalemzerf Yehualaw Runs 4:59 24th Mile and 5:02 25th Mile To Break Open 2022 London Marathon, Wins in 2:17:26
That's not a typo people. Y2 recorded the fastest mile split in women's marathon history en route to becoming the youngest London women's winner ever.
September 29, 2022
2022 London Marathon W Preview: Y-Squared vs. Joyciline Jepkosgei & a Whole Lot More
With 7 women under 2:19, London is loaded with Joyciline Jepkosgei and Yalemzerf Yehualaw leading the way and the women's world record a real possibility.
June 06, 2022
WTW: Sydney McLaughlin's 51.61 Won't Count, Crazy Fast High School Mile & 800 Times, Two World Record Holders Don't Make Ethiopian 10k Team, Sub-8 x3, and $21,000 for a 15:16 5000
What a wild week.
April 25, 2022
WTW: Katelyn Tuohy, Brittany Brown & Yalemzerf Yehualaw Impress, The Pro Ducks Entertain But Come Up Short, and Is Matthew Boling The 2nd Coming Of Carl Lewis?
What a fun weekend of track action. We break it all down for you.
October 22, 2021
Yalemzerf Yehualaw's Half Marathon WR Won't be Ratified, Both Her and Gidey Confident They Can Break World Record in Valencia
Yehualaw's 63:44 at the Antrim Coast Half Marathon in August came on a course that was 54m short, meaning the WR is now Ruth Chepngetich's 64:02.
October 21, 2021
World Record Alert: WR Holders Yalemzerf Yehualaw & Letesenbet Gidey To Battle in Sunday's Valencia Half Marathon
If this race doesn't get you fired up as a running fan, it's hard to imagine what else would. The half marathon WR holder (Yalemzerf Yehualaw) is racing the 5,000/10,000 WR holder (Letesenbet Gidey) on Sunday in Valencia. Rhonex Kipruto (57:49 pb), 5k world champ Muktar Edris, and Kenyan XC champ Rodgers Kwemoi headline the men's race which saw four men break the WR last year. *MB: Set your alarm clocks now (2:30 am ET Sunday). The women are going for the WR in Valencia. Will we see a 62 minute half?
November 28, 2020
World Half Bronze Medalists Rock Delhi Half Marathon With Event Record Wins
21-year old Ethiopians Yalemzerf Yehualaw (64:46) and Amedework Walelegn (59:52) both picked up $37,000 wins in event record time today at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon as Yehualaw ran the second-fastest record-eligible half in history. Muktar Edris ran great in his half debut as well. *MB: Official 2020 Delhi Half Marathon discussion thread
October 17, 2020
Peres Jepchirchir Sets Women's-Only World Record of 65:16 To Win 2020 World Half Marathon Championships
Jepchirchir joins Tegla Loroupe, Paula Radcliffe, and Lornah Kiplagat, as the only women with two World Half titles. Plus who is the German that won the silver?