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July 18, 2024

2024 Chicago Marathon Field Is Out: Saina, Bates, D'Amato, Panning Set to Chase Fast Times

2022 London champ Amos Kipruto (2:03:13) and 2023 Berlin runner-up Vincent Ngetich (2:03:13) lead the somewhat shallow men's field where Daniel Ebenyo will debut while Tokyo champ Sutume Kebede (2:15:55) is the women's headliner.
June 12, 2024

Here's Why World Athletics Added Leonard Korir to 2024 Olympic Marathon Field

WA told LetsRun: "Following a thorough analysis of athletes intending to participate in more than one event -- it was determined that the quota would allow for some additional athletes to participate in the marathon."
May 11, 2024

New York Road Runners Recruits 2024 U.S. Olympic Women’s Marathon Team For New York Mini 10K

Emily Sisson, Fiona O’Keeffe, and Dakotah Lindwurm will headline the June 8th race.
April 24, 2024

Vince Ciattei (3:56.13) And Rachel McArthur (4:32.20) Win USATF Road Mile Titles In Des Moines

Ciattei won over John Reniewicki by more than two seconds while McArthur beat out Anna Camp Bennett (4:33.67).
April 21, 2024

6 Thoughts on 2024 London Marathon: Mutiso Wins, Jepchirchir Is Clutch, & Brilliant Brits

Peres Jepchirchir is back and showed her chances of back-to-back Olympic golds are very real, while Emile Cairess (2:06:46) is now the second-fastest Brit ever.
April 13, 2024

Cooper Teare (13:38) & Krissy Gear (4:43) Win Tight Battles at 2024 Boston 5K & BAA Mile

Ethiopia's Fotyen Tesfay (14:44) set a course record in the women's 5K while Casey Comber (4:08) won the men's mile.
April 11, 2024

2024 Boston Marathon Women's Preview: Hellen Obiri Seeks Repeat Victory

Obirit's coach, Dathan Ritzenhein, is confident that the Boston and NYC champ is ready to go. "We feel pretty confident that her fitness is the best it’s been for a marathon."
April 04, 2024

Athetics Kenya Names 5 Men, 6 Women To Its Olympic Marathon Team - Here's Why You Shouldn't Put Much Stock In It

One of the names on the list today wasn't even on the list of 10 in December. If someone rocks London or Boston in the coming weeks, it's hard to believe they won't be considered.
February 24, 2024

Kenya's Daniel Mateiko (58:45) And Ethiopia’s World XC Silver Medalist Tsigie Gebreselama (65:14) Get Wins At RAK Half-Marathon

Mateiko won a close race over John Korir (58:50) and Isaia Lasoi (58:55) while Gebreselama beat Ababel Yeshaneh by 30 seconds.
February 12, 2024

Rest in Peace Kelvin Kiptum: Marathon Star Transformed the Sport in 10 Months

In just three races, Kiptum turned the marathon world upside down, setting a world record, and running the three fastest second halves ever in a marathon.
February 03, 2024

2024 US Olympic Marathon Trials: Conner Mantz & Clayton Young Go 1-2 as Leonard Korir Rises from the Dead for 3rd

Mantz and Young almost crossed the line together, with Mantz pulling ahead in the final meters. Korir overcame an 18-second deficit at 25 miles to take 3rd.
February 03, 2024

2024 Olympic Marathon Trials: Conner Mantz & Clayton Young Go 1-2 as Fiona O’Keeffe Wins in Debut

Conner Mantz and Clayton Young delivered on the men's side after a gut wrenching run by Zach Panning opened up the race. Fiona O'Keefe is a natural born marathoner.
February 02, 2024

Scott Fauble Says "It Will Take Under 2:08:10 to Make the Team" at 2024 Olympic Marathon Trials

If someone other than Conner Mantz or Clayton Young runs 2:08:10 or faster on Saturday, the US will have three guaranteed men's spots in the Olympic marathon.
February 01, 2024

Meet the 10 Men With an Outside Shot at Making the 2024 US Olympic Marathon Team

On paper, men like CJ AlbertsonFutsum Zienasellassie, and Teshome Mekonen aren't favored to make it to Paris, but one of them could do it with a breakout race in Orlando.
January 31, 2024

2024 Olympic Marathon Trials Preview: Meet the "Big Six" Contenders for Paris

Emily Sisson and Betsy Saina are flying high while there are questions about Aliphine Tuliamuk and Molly Seidel. Pluis who are Rojo's two-wildcards?
January 31, 2024

2024 Men's Olympic Trials Preview: Conner Mantz, Galen Rupp Among Favorites to Make the Team

We've whittled the 214 men's entrants down to eight serious contenders to make the team. Will the favorites deliver or could an outsider sneak onto the team?
January 30, 2024

Previewing the Olympic Marathon Trials Debutants: Paul Chelimo's Coach Says They're Targeting Sub-2:08:10

"There’s only two ways to make this team," says Scott Simmons. "Run under 2:08:10 and finish top 3. Or 2:11:30 and shoot for 1st or 2nd. I don’t think [the second one] is a good strategy." Plus Alistair Cragg raves about how Fiona O'Keefe is a "natural-born marathon runner."
January 28, 2024

Meet Clayton Young: A Rising Star in American Marathoning and an Olympic Trials Favorite

Clayton Young often gets dropped by his training partner, Conner Mantz in practice. That hasn't stopped him from becoming America's #2 seed for the Trials, despite reaching the low point of his pro career less than a year ago when he had knee surgery.
January 23, 2024

Announcement on Olympic Marathon Trials Prize Money Expected by End of Week; Orlando LOC Says It Will Be More than Atlanta 2020

The LOC and USATF are still discussing the issue with an announcement expected by the end of the week. The Trials are 12 days away.