March 06, 2023
2023 NCAA Indoors: Washington Goes for History in the Mile and Prepare for War in the 5K
With no overwhelming favorites in any of the distance races, 2023 NCAAs should be full of drama. Plus who is favored in the team battle?
February 15, 2023
Lamecha Girma (7:23.81) Breaks Daniel Komen's 3000m World Indoor Record, Wins Duel with Mohamed Katir
Lamecha Girma negative split the 3000m perfectly to take down Mohamed Katir and Daniel Komen's 25 year-old record.
February 14, 2023
Grant Fisher in 3000-Meter World Record Race in Liévin, France, on Wednesday
We've been doing LetsRun.com since 2000 and we're not sure we've ever experienced what we'll witness on Wednesday - an American racing in Europe with a shot at a distance world record.
February 09, 2023
A Fan's Guide To The 2023 Millrose Games: Loaded 3K's and Lyles vs Coleman in a 60m Showdown
Katelyn Tuohy, Alicia Monson and Elise Cranny will have NCAA/American records in mind in the women's 3000 while the men's 3000 features a rematch of Geordie Beamish and Cooper Teare (plus Luis Grijalva and Josh Kerr).
August 24, 2022
2022 Lausanne Preview: Lyles & SAFP Chase Fast Times; Ingebrigtsen & Hassan Lead Distance Fields
The DL is back with a big one. We can't wait for the men's 200 (Lyles, Knighton, Michael Norman), women's 100 (SAFP, Jackson, Thompson-Herah) and men's 1500 (Ingebrigtsen, Cheruiyot, Hoare & more). For the record, the women's 100 WR is 10.49 and the men's 200 WR is 19.19.
August 09, 2022
2022 Monaco DL Preview: World Champs Square Off, and Is the Women's 1500 WR Under Threat?
What a meet. When this meet is over the American 3000 record may be history as well as the women's 1500 WR. Plus we get Noah Lyles vs Michael Norman and Erriyon Knighton in the 200, Emmanuel Korir vs Jake Wightman in the 1000, SAFP vs Shericka Jackson in the 200. *MB: Offiical 2022 Monaco DL Discussion thread: Will Grant Fisher break the 3000 AR, Will Faith Kipyegon break the 1500 WR?
March 20, 2022
2022 World Indoors Day 3 AM: Barega Bags 3000 Gold as Rojas Jumps 15.74 TJ WR
Barega's claim to being the best distance running on the planet grows stronger as the BTC's Marc Scott snags a bronze. Plus the men's 4 x 400 was eliminated despite a heroic effort from Isaiah Harris.
March 18, 2022
2022 World Indoors AM Day 1: Isaiah Harris Impresses, A New Kenyan 800 Star? & More
All 5 American distance runners made their respective finals, while Cuba’s Lazaro Martinez won the first gold of the championships, leaping 17.64m in the men’s triple jump.
March 16, 2022
2022 World Indoors Men's Preview: Olympic Champions Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Selemon Barega Look to Stay on Top
Two of the biggest young stars in men's track - Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Selemon Barega - are competing at World Indoors this year. We can't wait. Plus is American Bryce Hoppel the gold medal favorite in the 800?
March 13, 2022
2022 NCAA Indoor Day 2 Women’s Recap: Lindsey Butler (800), Micaela DeGenero (Mile) and Taylor Roe (3k) Win NCAA Titles As Florida Wins Team Title
Butler, DeGenero, and Roe all won their first NCAA titles as Florida won its first team title since 1992.
March 12, 2022
2022 NCAA Indoor Day 2 Men’s Recap: Abdihamid Nur Completes The Double, Front-Runners Excel As Texas Wins The Team Title
It was a good day for front-runners and favorites in the mid-d and distance events as Mario Garcia Romo of Ole Miss, Brandon Miller of Texas A&M, and Abdihamid Nur won NCAA titles by controlling things from the front.
March 10, 2022
2022 NCAA Indoors Women’s Mid-D/Distance Preview: Courtney Wayment Goes for Double
BYU's Wayment won the DMR/3k double in '21 and is entered in the 5k & 3k this weekend. 2020 NCAA XC champ Mercy Chelangat could threaten her but there will be new champs in the 800 and mile. *MB: Official 2022 NCAA Indoors Discussion Thread
February 26, 2022
2022 USA Indoors: Cole Hocker Blasts Away from 3000m Field to Win First US Indoor Title
Emmanuel Bor was second but no one could match Hocker's 26.69 last lap. Hocker did not commit to Worlds but will run the 1500 at USAs on Sunday.
February 17, 2022
2022 Lievin Recap: Jacobs & Holloway Keep Rolling, Seyaum & Girma Win Fast 3K's
Jakob Ingebrigtsen got his WR but Gudaf Tsegay was denied hers after an early fall. There were world leaders for Natoya Goule (1:58.46) in the 800, Grant Holloway (7.35) in the 60 hurdles, and Dawit Seyaum (8:23.24) in the 3k.
May 17, 2021
Confirmed: Joshua Cheptegei Will Take A Crack at Daniel Komen's Legendary 3000-Meter World Record on Wednesday
Cheptegei already owns WRs at 5k (12:35.36) and 10k (26:11.00), but breaking Daniel Komen's mark of 7:20.67 that has stood the test of time for nearly 25 years will be a new kind of challenge. *MB: Confirmed: Joshua Cheptegei WILL go for Komen's legendary 7:20.67 on Wednesday!!
September 24, 2020
Doha DL Preview: A stacked women's 3k, Bryce Hoppel takes on the world's best miler, Conseslus Kipruto debuts and Faith Kipyegon drops down
The very strange 2020 track season is almost over as the 2020 DL season concludes Friday in Doha with some interesting distance races. For example, Doha will feature the three best men's steeplers from 2019, but they are all in the 1500. 1500 stars Faith Kipegon and Timothy Cheruiyot will both run the 800. The women's 3,000 is totally loaded with five 2019 World medalists, led by Hellen Obiri.
September 17, 2020
Jacob > Jakob: Kiplimo Tops Ingebrigtsen, 7:26 to 7:27, in Fast 3K Showdown in Rome
The much-hyped duel between the teenagers didn't disappoint, while Stewart McSweyn ran 7:28 to take down Craig Mottram's Australian record.
September 15, 2020
Rome DL Preview: Jakob Ingebrigtsen Battles Jacob Kiplimo in 3K; Warholm's Last Shot at WR in 2020?
The 3000 should be incredible, while this may be Warholm's last shot at the 400 hurdles WR in 2020. Plus who will take down the stacked women's 800 that features 4 of the 5 fastest women of 2020?
March 11, 2020
2020 NCAA Indoors Women's Mid-D/Distance Preview: Dani Jones Chases Audacious 800/Mile Double
We don't expect her to pull it off as we think Nia Akins will win her first NCAA title in the 800, but if Jones wins just 1 NCAA title she'll join Jenny Simpson and Adam Goucher for the most in CU history. Plus can Whittni Orton win her first in the 3000?
March 10, 2020
2020 NCAA Indoors Men's Mid-D/Distance Preview: Studs Galore & Wide-Open Races
We break down the men's distance action for this weekend's NCAA Champs which are LOADED with 11 guys under 3:58, 12 guys under 7:50, 4 under 13:30 plus the fastest DMR team in NCAA history. *MB: 2020 NCAA Indoors men's fields are LOADED. Who you got?