Latest Men's marathons News

2 past winners take first place again in Flying Pig Marathon

May. 5, 2019 12:57 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Two past winners of the annual Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati have won the event again. Twenty-four-year-old Jack Randall, of Cincinnati, won the men's division in a time of 2:28:58 Sunday. That was almost five minutes better than his winning 2017 time. Coming in second was 35-year-old...

Marine running marathon for fallen friends crawls to finish

Apr. 16, 2019 3:52 PM EDT

A Marine veteran said all he was thinking about as he crawled to the finish of the Boston Marathon was the men who died after an attack on their convoy in Afghanistan nine years ago. Their names were written on his hand, his shoes and his race bib. They were the inspiration, Micah Herndon said, when he first...

Kenya's Cherono wins men's Boston Marathon in sprint to tape

Apr. 15, 2019 4:05 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Two-time Boston Marathon champion Lelisa Desisa turned onto Boylston Street with a sliver of a lead, leaning in front of two other runners with the finish line in sight. Unfortunately for him, one of them was the fastest man in the field. Lawrence Cherono needed every bit of his speed to...

The Latest: Bells toll to mark 6 years since marathon attack

Apr. 15, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Boston Marathon (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Boston Marathon organizers and city officials have held a moment of silence in tribute to those who were killed or wounded in the 2013 finish line bombings. The bells of Old South Church were rung at 2:49 p.m. Monday — six...

Kenya's Lawrence Cherono outkicks two-time winner Lelisa Desisa at the finish tape to win men's race at Boston Marathon

Apr. 15, 2019 12:11 PM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — Kenya's Lawrence Cherono outkicks two-time winner Lelisa Desisa at the finish tape to win men's race at Boston Marathon.

Meb will be in his element as part-owner of Carlsbad 5000

Apr. 5, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Meb Keflezighi hasn't slowed down a bit since retiring from competitive running. Among his latest ventures is being part-owner of the Carlsbad 5000, so he'll be in his element Sunday when he'll jump into one of the age-group races just for the fun of it and then hold the tape for the elite...

Ward hopes LA Marathon good preparation for Olympic trials

Mar. 23, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taylor Ward wants to use the Los Angeles Marathon as a springboard to the Olympic marathon trials next year. Ward is the top-ranked American woman in the field for Sunday's race, which starts at Dodger Stadium and ends in Santa Monica. The Utah native prepared in the same conditions that...