Leah Malot (born July 6, 1972) is a runner from Kenya. She is known for her long career. She started her international career by winning a gold medal at the 1987 All-Africa Games, aged only 15. A decade later she was a constant competitor at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships.
Malot competed at the 1987 World Championships, but did not qualify past the 10000 metres heats. At the 1999 World Championships she failed to finish the 10000 metres race. She won 5000 metres at the 2000 ISTAF meeting of IAAF Golden League meeting in Berlin timing 14 minutes, 39.83 seconds, a new African Record. The previous African record, 14:40.19 was set by Zahra Ouaziz of Morocco in 1998, while the previous Kenyan record, 14:46.41 was held by Rose Cheruiyot since 1996. However, Malot failed at the Kenyan trials for the 2000 Summer Olympics. Malot won 3000 metres at the 2002 IAAF Super Grand Prix event in Qatar. She won Kenyan trials for the 2003 World Championships, but eventually did not compete in Paris. The same year she won IAAF Grand Prix 5000 metres at the Osaka meeting 
She won the 1998 Dam tot Damloop race in the Netherlands. and 2003 Philadelphia Distance Run. At the Lisbon Half Marathon, she finished second in 2003 and 2004. She used to hold the 3000 metres African indoor record.
On the cross country circuit, she won twice consecutively at the Oeiras International Cross Country meeting and narrowly missed out on a third win in 2003, finishing second but with the same time as Merima Denboba.
Malot is still active as of 2009. She finished 6th at the 2008 Frankfurt Marathon, 5th at the 2009 Lisbon Half Marathon, 7th at the 2009 Paris Marathon, 6th at the 2009 Berlin Marathon  and 5th at the 2009 Singapore Marathon.
|1987||All-Africa Games||Nairobi, Kenya||1st||10,000 m||33:58.15|
|1998||World Cross Country Championships||Marrakech, Morocco||8th||Long race|
|World Half Marathon Championships||Zürich, Switzerland||10th||Half marathon|
|1999||World Cross Country Championships||Belfast, Northern Ireland||9th||Long race|
|All-Africa Games||Johannesburg, South Africa||3rd||10,000 m|
|IAAF Grand Prix Final||Munich, Germany||6th||3000 m|
|2000||World Cross Country Championships||Vilamoura, Portugal||6th||Long race|
|IAAF Grand Prix Final||Doha, Qatar||2nd||3000 m|
|2001||World Cross Country Championships||Oostende, Belgium||6th||Long race|
|IAAF Grand Prix Final||Melbourne, Australia||2nd||3000 m|
|2002||World Cross Country Championships||Dublin, Ireland||11th||Long race|
|African Championships||Tunis, Tunisia||2nd||10,000 m|
|IAAF Grand Prix Final||Paris, France||6th||3000 m|
|2003||All-Africa Games||Abuja, Nigeria||3rd||10,000 m|
- Daily Nation, September 3, 2000: Games reject Malot breaks Africa record
- Daily Nation, January 12, 2004: Veteran Malot Runs a Lot, Even If Its Just to Keep Fit
- The-sports.org - Leah Malot
- IAAF, July 25, 2003: Malot to the fore in first day of Kenyan Trials
- Afro-sport.de - Leah Malot
- Dam tot Damloop top finishers by year
- Runnersgazette.com: 2004 PDR Beats the Weather and Yields Fast Times
- IAAF, March 28, 2004: Rop and Chepchumba take impressive Lisbon Half Marathon victories
- Costas, Paulo (2003-11-16). Bekele wins but is closely shadowed by Kigen. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-11-22.
- IAAF, October 26, 2008: In debut, unknown Cheruiyot smashes Frankfurt Marathon record
- IAAF, March 22, 2009: Lel and Goucher win in Lisbon
- IAAF, April 5, 2009: 2:05:47 course record for Kipruto in Paris, five others under 2:07
- IAAF, September 20, 2009: Gebrselassie takes fourth Berlin Marathon title
- IAAF, December 6, 2009: Injured Kibet shatters Singapore record