July 17, 2022

Josh Cheptegei Repeats as World 10,000m Champion, Grant Fisher Finishes 4th

Joshua Cheptegei is back on top as the king of the 10,000m avenging his Olympic loss by outkicking 7 other guys on the final lap to get World title #2 as Grant Fisher earned the best finish ever by an American man in a Worlds 10,000.
July 16, 2022

Letesenbet Gidey Gets Her Gold, Outkicks Hellen Obiri, Sifan Hassan to Win 10,000m at 2022 World Championships

Letesenbet Gidey now has a gold medal to go with her 2 world records as she won a super tight women's 10,000m where the top three were separated by .13. But should she have been DQd? Plus all three American women advanced in the steeple and Karsten Warholm showed he's healthy. In the 110h, Devon Allen returned to action as Grant Holloway ran fast but Daneil Roberts bombed out.
July 14, 2022

2022 Worlds W 10,000 Preview: Is It Letesenbet Gidey's Time to Win a Gold Medal?

Sifan Hassan is entered but there are doubts about her fitness. Plus how will Hellen Obiri and US champ Karissa Schweizer run?
July 12, 2022

2022 Worlds M 10K Preview: Which Superstar Wins Gold & Can Grant Fisher Earn Medal #1?

The star power for the men's 10,000 is super high and the drama will be great as the 10,000 world record holder, the half marathon world record holder, the Olympic champ, and a guy who won Pre by 15+ seconds by soloing a 12:50 will all battle, as will American Grant Fisher.
June 08, 2022

2017 Foot Locker Champ Dylan Jacobs Wins NCAA 10,000m Title, Unheralded Former High School Phenom Alex Maier 2nd

Jacobs threw down the hammer the final 400m to upset pre-race favorite Abdihamid Nur. Recap, results, analysis, post-race videos.
June 07, 2022

2022 NCAA W 5K/10K/SC Preview: The 5000 is LOADED - Is It Katelyn Tuohy's Time To Shine?

After finishing runner-up twice at NCAA indoors, Tuohy has run 4:06 and 15:14 to lead the NCAA this year. Plus can Courtney Wayment end her terrific NCAA career with a steeple title? *MB: Official 2022 NCAA Outdoors Women's Discussion Thread - 5k is LOADED. Is it Tuohy's time to shine?
May 28, 2022

Karissa Schweizer Outduels Alicia Monson to Win Her First USATF National Title

What a race to kick off the 2022 Pre Classic as Alicia Monson and Karissa Schweizer put on a show with Natosha Rogers showing she is back.
August 07, 2021

Sifan Hassan Completes Triple With Gold in 10,000m

Sifan Hassan completed her historic triple with gold in the 10,000m.
August 04, 2021

2020 Olympic Women’s 10K Preview: Can Hassan Defeat World Record Holder Gidey in her Sixth Race in Nine Days?

Sifan Hassan might have her hands full with Letesenbet Gidey even if she wasn't trying to triple. We preview the women's 10,000m.
July 26, 2021

2020 Olympic Women's 5K Preview: Part 1 of Sifan Hassan's Triple? Or Will It Be Gold for Gudaf Tsegay?

Hassan may try for an unprecedented three women's distance golds, and if she pulls it off it would go down as perhaps the greatest feat in women's Olympic track & field history. Consider: only seven women have won three individual Olympic golds in their career. Hassan is trying to do that in the span of nine days. *MB: Wen's Olympic 5,000 Official Discussion Thread - Who has the edge Sifan Hassan or Gudaf Tsegay?
July 26, 2021

2020 Olympic Men's 10K Preview: Who Will Follow in the Footsteps of Legends?

Haile GebrselassieKenenisa Bekele, and Mo Farah have split the last six Olympic 10k titles as Haile owned the '90s, Kenny owned the '00s, and Farah owned the '10s. Who is going to rule the 20s?Uganda has WR holder Joshua Cheptegei & Jacob Kiplimo who will be looking to earn their country's 1st Olympic distance medals on the track, Ethiopia has Selemon Barega Yomif Kejelcha, and Kenya has a very fit Rodgers Kwemoi. *MB: Men's Olympic 10,000 Official Discussion Thread - Haile owned the 90s, Bekele the 00s, Farah the 10s. Who will rule the 20s?
June 26, 2021

Emily Sisson Secures First US Title & Olympic Berth with a 10K Masterpiece

Emily Sisson showed she was a level above everyone else as she won her first USA track title and made her first Olympic team, joined by Karissa Schweizer and Alicia Monson.
June 25, 2021

Womens 10,000: Who Will Make the US Olympic Team on Saturday?

Reminder, the race gets underway at 10 am Pacific (1 ET). Will it be a BTC sweep? Can Sara Hall shock the world and make an Olympic team at 38? Does new US citizen Weini Kelalti have a chance?
June 15, 2021

2020 Olympic Trials M10K Preview: Can Grant Fisher Lead a Bowerman Sweep?

BTC's Lopez LomongGrant Fisher, and Woody Kincaid have the three fastest seed times, but Emmanuel BorJoe KleckerEric Jenkins, and Ben True are lurking. Do we predict a BTC sweep?
December 06, 2020

The Track Meet Day 2 Recap: Eric Jenkins (27:22) & Rachel Schneider (31:09) Win 10ks as 12 Athletes Hit Olympic Standard

There was also an Australian record for Patrick Tiernan (27:22), impressive runs from new pros Weini Kelati (31:10) and Alicia Monson (31:10), and a second pb in 24 hours for Brit Sam Atkin (27:26).
October 06, 2020

Could the Men's 10,000 and Women's 5000m Record Both Fall? NN Valencia WR Day Preview: Cheptegei & Gidey Target History

Eight weeks after his 5k WR in Monaco, Joshua Cheptegei will try to break Kenenisa Bekele's 10k mark of 26:17.53 on Wednesday. Shadrack Kipchirchir will try to become just the third American under 27:00, while Letesenbet Gidey wants Tirunesh Dibaba's 14:11.15 5k WR.