Holusa might be best known for kicking from 6th to 2nd in the last meters of the 1500 at 2016 Portland World Indoors, but looking back Holusa thinks he should have beat Matt Centrowitz. “If I had been close to Centrowitz, I believe to this day I could have beaten him. With 150 to go I started my finish and it was so, so, so late..."
On the subject of going pro, Tuohy says she plans on running in the NCAA.
"[The Wanamaker Mile] is something I’ve known about, been aware of for so long, obviously something I’ve thought about for so long, that being successful there — It would mean I’m doing it justice. It would mean I’m doing the thing that Kyle of 10 years ago would have hoped he could do…If I get to 1,400 meters and I hear the bell and I’m still in the race, then I just have to hope that I find it — those final, thirtysome seconds.”
“It’s humbling when you look back at the history books and you see all these guys who’ve run just as fast, or faster, than I have, and I don’t even — I don’t know who they are. It’s an unforgiving sport. People get forgotten very quickly if you don’t leave an impression.”
Poor tactics cost Brazier a spot in the final and he says, “It’s sickening. What happened in London was disappointing, but when you get that feeling you never want to feel it again.”
Edwards talks about how she visited Boulder and stayed in Coburn and Joe Bosshard's house when she hadn't even met them before.
Asked if he would change anything about his career he said, "No, honestly I wouldn’t. The things that happened in my career happened, and they made me who I am today. I’m thankful for what happened and what didn’t happen and I have no regrets on how it turned out. Obviously everyone wants more success, to run faster, to win medals. In the end, I’m happy to be who I am and to have accomplished what I did."
Knight talks about winning NCAAs, his favorite competitors, running heroes, how he started running, and future plans.
Hudgins discusses his training and how he copes with fighting his illness, shares some inside info like his favorite runs and inspiration and gives some life/training advice.
In this excerpt from his book, Going the Distance: The Journey of a Vasculitis Patient on the Road to Olympic Glory, Hudgins walks through his decision to quit his job to chase the standard for the 2016 OT. Hudgins has got a lot of love over the years on the boards and was the LRC quote of the day a couple of years ago when he first went sub-4.
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Kipruto talks about the temptations that arise when you gain a huge amount of wealth very quickly. He cautions, "If you have money, life can become very complicated or simple. I learned that the excitement of making it complicated is not very productive."
The article follows Flynn's start in Ireland through college, the pro ranks and his transition to a manager.
Staynings talks about being a 8-time All-American at Western Kentucky University, compares the '76 Games with the boycotted ones in '80 and tells a funny story about how he started running.
Torrence loved board games, wanted to be the first person to run a sub-4 mile barefoot on grass, did plyos and pushups at the track at 11PM after winning the Long Island Mile and was quite obviously an amazing person and friend.
Dutch: "Before I even arrived on campus, I already started to hear the stories about David that made him a living legend in the eyes of the Cal team."
The hotel attendants stole money and other property from athletes including Tirunesh and Genzebe Dibaba.
Muir did not look good as she only got in on time and crumpled to the track for a minute after running a 14:59 PB.