PUMA Returns To Running

Back around the turn of the century, Puma sponsored some of the biggest names in distance running: Noah Ngeny, Wilson Kipketer, Daniel Komen, Moses Kiptanui, and Bernard Lagat. Then they went AWOL. Puma is now returning to running and has started its own pro group in the US featuring Taylor Werner and former Stanford stars Steven Fahy and Fiona O'Keeffe.

European Indoor Champs

(link updated) He was the only double individual gold medallist of the championship. Watch end of 3k above. If you missed debate on where he should have been DQd in 1500 click here.

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    (link fixed)  Thobias Montler set a new Swedish record to win Euro silver while Belgium’s Nafi Thiam set a indoor pentathlon LJ PB in the experimental spikes which feature a separate orange forefoot plate.

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      Euro Indoors Saturday Results

      The time was the second best ever at the European Indoor Champs. In the hepthlon, Kevin Mayer took four events to stay on track for gold with challenger Simon Ehammer 33-points back.

        Previous European Indoor Coverage
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        Ingebrigsten lead from the second lap on to initially win the race in 3:37.56 to Lewandowski's 3:38.06, before all hell broke loose with the officials. *World Athletics Recap

            Should Ingebrigsten Have Been DQd?
            Mo Farah Makes His 2021 Debut

            Running in hot 82F (28C) temperatures, Farah won the race 4-seconds ahead of training partner Bashir Abdi.

            Bor Steals The Show With US #2

            Emmanuel Bor may be America's latest Olympic contender as he was on American record pace until the final 800m, but he had to settle for the #2 US time ever and the win over Paul Chelimo.

            Tragic News
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            McMullen, a semi-finalist in the 1500m at the 1996 Atlanta Games, was only 49-years-old. In a sad coincidence, he passed away one day after Bob Parks, the head coach at Eastern Michigan when McMullen was there.

            More Shoe Tech Debate

            One leading shoe executive said, “The [sole thickness] parameters are out of control. They should never have been what they are, but now we have them we are going to work with them."

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