Yuki Kawauchi

Yuki Kawauchi

March 01, 2021

WTW: The Japanese Men and Athing Mu Run Fast, NAU Loses and Much More

In our weekly recap, we catch up with Mike Smith and ask him about his team's loss a the Big Sky xc champs, wonder if a team can go from 8th at SECs to #1 at NCAAs, and rave about Yuki Kawauchi and Athing Mu.
December 31, 2019's Decade Awards: Alberto Salazar Is Our Person Of The Decade + Best Runner, Best Upset, Doping Excuse of the Decade, & More!

In a decade marked by controversy, it's fitting that Alberto Salazar is our Person of the Decade as controversy clung to Salazar like a paperclip to a magnet. Plus who wins our world and US athlete of the decade honors?
December 17, 2019

RRW: Sixteen Prior Champions, Including Des Linden, To Run 2020 Boston Marathon

Besides Linden, other past Boston winners include Yuki Kawauchi, Edna Kiplagat, Geoffrey Kirui, Caroline Rotich and Lelisa Desisa.
April 10, 2019

Counting Down the 2019 Boston Marathon Men's Contenders, From #16 to #1

From #16 to #1, we've broken down the potential winners of the 2019 Boston Marathon into five categories: Basically No Shot (#14-16), Outside Shots (#9-13), The Wild Card (#8), Genuine Contenders (#4-7), and Three Total Studs (#3-2-1). Sorry Yuki Kawauchi fans, but he's basically got no shot of repeating.
January 10, 2019

John Hancock Announces 2019 Boston Marathon International Elite Field: World Marathon Champ Geoffrey Kirui, NYC Champ Lelisa Desisa, Former World Champ Edna Kiplagat, Former London Champ Aselefech Mergia Join Defending Champions

Other notables include former Boston champions Lemi Berhanu, Wesley Korir, 2:04 man Lawrence Cherono, 2015 World champ Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, former half-marathon WR holder Zersenay Tadese, 2015 World champ Mare Dibba and 2:19 woman Worknesh Degefa.
April 16, 2018

Improbable Boston Winners Des Linden and Yuki Kawauchi Show Why We Run the Race

We share the highlights from the post-race champions press conference.
April 16, 2018

The People's Marathoner Yuki Kawauchi Wins the 2018 Boston Marathon

An improbably win by an improbable marathoner.
December 21, 2017

Yuki Kawauchi Added To 2018 Boston Marathon Elite Field

It was also announced that Kawauchi will run the Marshfield Road Runners New Year's Day Marathon with the goal of breaking record for most sub-2:20 marathons (he is currently tied at 75 with US's Doug Kurtis). the
December 03, 2017

Sondre Moen Makes History, Smashes European Record in Marathon to Win Fukuoka in 2:05:48

2:05:48 to become the first non African born runner under 2:06.
February 15, 2017

Week That Was: Women's 800m Madness, One Runner from Japan is Better than All of American Men Combined in the Marathon the Last 6 Years, Collegiate Milers and More

The American 800m women took it to another level this week, and a Japanese runner reminded us the American men's marathoners have struggled as a whole.
March 09, 2016

WTW: Meet Germany's Teen Phenom, How Not To Run A Marathon, The End Of The Diamond League In New York, And Praise For Doper Maria Sharapova

We introduce you a German teen sensation and try to figure out if she's most like Cain, EfraimsonHasay and Ostrander, prove to you that it's a real bad idea to just go for it in a race, talk about the end of NY Diamond League, and do something we almost never do - praise a doper.
September 14, 2015

Marathon Greats Wilson Kipsang And Meb Keflezighi Lead Men’s Field For 2015 TCS New York City Marathon

Former world record holder Kipsang leads a field of five sub-2:05 marathoners including Lelisa Desisa, Stanley Biwott, Gebre Gebremariam and Yemane Tsegaye. Also World XC champ Geoffrey Kamworor and Japan's Yuki Kawauchi. Meb and Nick Arciniaga leads the American charge.
January 28, 2015

WTW: 2015 Is The Year Of Bernard Lagat; Shannon Rowbury, Cas Loxsom And Moses Mosop Off To Good Starts; And Kawauchi Triumphs Over The US Again

Even if Bernard Lagat sucks by his lofty standards, 2015 is going to be the year of Lagat. Shannon Rowbury, Moses Mosop and Cas Loxsom are off to good starts in 2015, and we take a look back at 2014 as Yuki Kawauchi once again ran more sub-2:10 marathons than all of America combined. Plus some props to the Chevron Houston Marathon.