November 15, 2023

RRW: Yared Nuguse Faces Hobbs Kessler, Matt Centrowitz And Reigning Champion Neil Gourley At Kalakaua Merrie Mile On December 9

The field also includes Mario García Romo, Geordie Beamish and Mason Ferlic.
November 12, 2023

Kenya's Abel Kipchumba (61:32) And Ethiopia's Fotyen Tesfay (68:46) Win Frosty BAA Half-Marathon; Keira D'Amato 4th

D'Amato was the top American finishing in 69:12. On the men's side, former NCAA XC champ Patrick Tiernan was 2nd (61:56) and Sam Chelanga was the top American in 7th (62:49).
November 04, 2023

RRW: Once A Great Miler, Can Edward Cheserek Master The Marathon?

Cheserek says he's been running about 120 to 150 miles per week in Kenya, running with a lot of different training partners including WR holder Kelvin Kiptum.
November 04, 2023

2023 US 5K Road Champs: Morgan Beadlescomb & Annie Rodenfels Win in Central Park

Plus hear Keira D'Amato's thoughts on the Olympic Marathon Trials start time and Woody Kincaid's thoughts on the Bowerman TC exits.
November 02, 2023

NYC Media Day, Part 1: Jepchirchir May Not Race Due to Calf Injury, Cheserek Has Been Training with Kelvin Kiptum

Peres Jepchirchir's fall was going great until she developed a calf injury last weekend. Plus Letesenbet Gidey reveals what she learned from her marathon debut.
November 02, 2023

2023 NYC Marathon Men's Preview: Who's the Favorite, Ed Cheserek Debuts, & Could Cam Levins Win?

Ethiopians Tamirat Tola and Shura Kitata are the favorites, but there are some intriguing longer shots in the final World Marathon Major of 2023. Could former NCAA stars King Ches or Cam Levins actually win a major? *MB: 2023 NYC Men: Could King Ches or Cam Levins really win a major?
October 25, 2023

Kelvin Kiptum's 4:18 Mile Split at 2023 Chicago Marathon Was Too Good to Be True

Kiptum's reported 4:21 19th mile and 4:18 22nd mile were the two fastest splits ever recorded in a marathon, but after an investigation by, race organizers have confirmed discrepancies with those splits.
October 20, 2023

Road To Paris Goes Live - See Who's Eligible For The Olympics in Track and Field (For Now)

We have good news US marathon fans. Scott Fauble is #61 in the marathon so it looks like the US will be sending 3 Olympic men's marathoners to Paris.
October 11, 2023

Guest Editorial: The Golden Age of Running Is Coming -- Ready or Not

As running prepares for some of its biggest barriers to be broken in the coming years, guest columnist Stephen Lane argues it is time for World Athletics to take action.
October 11, 2023

84 Olympic Trials Marathoners Sign Petition Asking Max Siegel to Move 2024 Trials Start Time to 6 A.M.

Emily SissonSara Hall, and Jared Ward are among those who have signed. There will be a Zoom meeting on Thursday between the athletes and USATF CEO Max Siegel on Thursday to discuss the issue. *MB: Jared Ward, Sara Hall and 84 Qualifiers Want Olympic Marathon Trials Start Time Moved to 6 or 7am.
October 10, 2023

Kelvin Kiptum's Coach Reveals His Incredible Training Before Marathon World Record in Chicago

Kiptum, who regularly runs 150+ miles a week, runs so hard in training that his coach Gervais Hakizimana wants him to slow down: "I told him that in five years he would be done, that he must calm down to last in athletics."
October 08, 2023

Conner Mantz (2:07:47) & Clayton Young (2:08:00) Hit Olympic Standard as Rupp Misses at 2023 Chicago Marathon

Mantz and Young ensured at least two Americans will be at Paris 2024. Galen Rupp was on track for the standard late but faded and ran 2:08:48 in his return.
October 08, 2023

Kelvin Kiptum Runs 2:00:35 to Smash World Record at 2023 Chicago Marathon

Kiptum, who had never run a marathon 12 months ago, now owns three of the six fastest times ever.
October 07, 2023

RRW: Both Training Partners and Rivals, Conner Mantz and Clayton Young Are Ready for Chicago Marathon

The two were teammates at BYU and continue to train together under Ed Eyestone. They'll have a rematch in Chicago after Young beat Mantz by less than a second at USATF 20k Champs.
October 06, 2023

Ruth Chepngetich Plans on 66:00 or Faster First Half, Kelvin Kiptum Details His Buildup, & Why Sifan Hassan Ran Those Post-Race Workouts in Budapest

Plus Conner Mantz has thoughts on the Olympic Marathon Trials and the qualifying system.
October 06, 2023

A Rebuilt Galen Rupp Says His 2023 Chicago Marathon Buildup Is His Best in Years

Rupp says he has overhauled his form after years of injury issues -- "I hate going back and looking at videos of myself running last year."
October 05, 2023

2023 Chicago Marathon Women's Preview: Chepngetich Seeks 3-Peat, Hassan Returns, & Sisson v Bates

Can Ruth Chepngetich, who ran 2:14:18 in Chicago last year, get close to Tigst Assefa's 2:11:53 WR? How will Sifan Hassan do after her World Championship triple three weeks ago?
October 04, 2023

2023 Chicago Marathon Men's Preview: Mantz v Rupp and How Fast Does Kelvin Kiptum Run?

Conner Mantz and Galen Rupp lead a strong US field; what can Kiptum do for an encore after running 2:01 in his first two marathons?
October 01, 2023

2023 World Road Champs: Faith Kipyegon Gets Beat, Hobbs Kessler Wins Mile & Breaks WR, Kenya Goes 1-2-3 in Both Half Marathons

The 20-year-old Kessler won the first road mile world title as Diribe Welteji upset Faith Kipyegon in the women's mile. Peres Jepchirchir won a record-tying 3rd title in the women's half.