Stories tagged: Jon Neill
UPDATED: Sun., May 5, 2019, 8:09 p.m.
Gabriel Geay proceeded to make his biggest move at the 10k mark and maintained his kick down Monroe Street to edge Benard Ngeno in a thrilling finish to the 2019 …
UPDATED: Sun., May 5, 2019, 8:03 p.m.
Rosemary Wanjiru, 24, of Kenya, was the only runner on Monroe Street as she crossed the finish line to win the 43rd annual women’s Lilac Bloomsday Elite 12K Run on …
Fri., May 3, 2019, 9:03 p.m.
Sitting alongside his grandmother on a South Hill bluff in the spring of 1988, Jon Neill looked on in wonderment at the throngs of number-clad bodies running in the streets.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Bloomsday 2019 will be the last for Don Kardong as race director. Kardong, who founded the event in 1977 and has participated in every race since, will retire following the …
UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018, 6:13 p.m.
Let’s get the first thing out of the way: Diane Nukuri is here to win.
UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
Tanzanian Gabriel Geay had never heard of Bloomsday until this week. Now Geay is a Bloomsday winner.
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:33 p.m.
The 41st Bloomsday features what’s believed to be the race’s deepest men’s field.
Mon., May 4, 2015
Maybe Kenya’s Lani Kiplagat Rutto should have an emergency tooth extraction before every big race. Rutto shook off the Friday procedure and outraced fellow countryman, defending champion and racing partner …
Thu., April 30, 2015, 6:42 p.m.
The 39th running of Bloomsday on Sunday will feature several returning champions and a Kenyan who is simply trying to race his way into special status.
Wed., April 27, 2011
Bloomsday elite athlete coordinator Jon Neill said out of the chute that the 35th edition of the 12-kilometer run will have to go far to top the world record-breaking performance …