Yomif Kejelcha

Yomif Kejelcha

May 30, 2024

Hagos Gebrhiwet Runs 12:36.72 to Win Epic 5000m in Oslo & Move to #2 All-Time

Yomif Kejelcha was 2nd in 12:38.95 as two men broke 12:40 in the same race for the first time ever. Thirteen men broke 13:00 overall, tied for the most ever.
October 29, 2019

WTW: World Records Don't Fall in Valencia, Father-Son Marathon Record Madness, Camille Herron Crushes 24 Hour Record

The world records did not fall in Valenica as Sifan Hassan showed she's human but we got some impressive father-son running.
October 06, 2019

Joshua Cheptegei Outkicks Yomif Kejelcha To Join the Great Kenenisa Bekele as World XC and 10,000m Champs in Same Year

Cheptegei held off a stiff challenge from Kejelcha on the final lap to get the 10,000m crown to go with his world xc crown.
July 05, 2019

2019 Lausanne DL Recap: Gebrhiwet Miscounts His Laps, Cheruiyot Runs 3:28 and SAFP Runs 10.74

Lausanne entertained from start to finish as we saw a super-fast men's 1500, a wild men's 5000 with the fastest penultimate lap in history and a whole lot more.
June 27, 2019

2019 Pre Classic Men's Distance Preview: Centro Returns in a Stacked Bowerman Mile vs. Kejelcha, Cheruiyot, J. Ingebrigtsen & More

Centro hasn't raced all year but will run his first race in a Bowerman TC singlet on Sunday against former teammates Yomif KejelchaClayton Murphy, and Craig Engels. Barega faces Paul Chelimo and World XC champ Joshua Cheptegei in the 2-mile.
May 16, 2019

2019 Shanghai DL Preview: Sydney McLaughlin's DL Debut, A Loaded Men's 5K, and (Finally!) Benjamin vs. Samba in the 400H

Track and fields fans, set your alarm clocks or DVR as the Shanghai DL on Saturday is AMAZING and everything a track meet should be.
March 04, 2019

WTW: Racing and Time Trialing are Very Different, Laura Muir is Dominant, and the Olympic Marathon Trials Will be Hilly

If you thought Kejelcha's world record was all that happened last week think again.
March 03, 2019

Yomif Kejelcha Runs 3:47.01 Mile World Record as Johnny Gregorek Is Seventh American to Go Sub-3:50

The mile in Boston was pure insanity. Kejelcha finally got the WR after three tries (but missed the 1500 en-route) as Gregorek ran 3:49 and Sam Prakel ran 3:50.
March 01, 2019

WR Alert: Yomif Kejelcha Targeting 1500 & Mile World Records -- In the Same Race! -- at Boston University on Sunday

Has Alberto Salazar lost his mind or is it smart for Kejelcha to try to get two WRs in one race?
February 16, 2019

Samuel Tefera Breaks Hicham El Guerrouj's 1500 Indoor WR - Runs 3:31.04!

Yomif Kechelcha unknowingly ended up being the perfect rabbit as Tefera ran the equivalent of a 3:47.97 mile.
February 09, 2019

Oh So Close - Yomif Kejelcha Misses Breaking Mile World Record By .01 Of A Second at 2019 Millrose Games

You can't get any closer to the WR than Yomif Kejelcha did on Saturday night at the 2019 Millrose Games as he missed the indoor mile WR by just .01.
February 09, 2019

RRW: Edward Cheserek Ready for Fast-Paced NYRR Wanamaker Mile

Cheserek said he isn't intimidated by Yomif Kejelcha's WR attempt. "I'm OK with being in the race with him tomorrow to see what we're going to get,"
February 07, 2019

Will Yomif Kejelcha Break the Mile World Record at the 2019 Millrose Games? We Break Down His Chances

Are you ready for a WR in the men's mile? You probably should be.
January 26, 2019

8 Takeaways from the 2019 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

We recap the highlights and lowlights from Boston where Donavan Brazier sat and kicked on Clayton Murphy, Yomif Kejelcha looked amazing while Sydney McLaughlin didn't and Jenny Simpson "borderline" embarrassed herself.
January 23, 2019

Brazier Vs. Murphy! Simpson Vs. Klosterhalfen! Cheserek Vs. Gebrhiwet! We Run Through The Best Matchups At The 2019 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

Distance fans are in for a treat as some of the most exciting runners in the sport will race at the the lone US stop on the IAAF World Indoor Tour -- Clayton MurphyDonavan BrazierJenny SimpsonEmma Coburn, Konstanze KlosterhalfenEdward Cheserek, and Yomif Kejelcha, just to name a few. Sprint fans are going to be thrilled as well as the meet will serve as the New Balance pro debuts for Kendall Ellis, Gabrielle Thomas and Sydney McLaughlin.