February 02, 2017

Armory Track Invite, Camel City, Karlsruhe & Nitro Athletics Down Under: Your Guide to 2017's Busiest Running Weekend So Far

There will be A TON of action across the globe on Saturday, from the West Coast of the US to the East Coast to Germany to Usain Bolt in Australia. There's no way you can watch the entirety of all five meets so we preview the best matchups in chronological order and suggest you enjoy the best races from the each meet a la carte, including Hellen Obiri vs. Laura Muir over 3000, Leo Manzano vs. Paul Chelimo in a mile and a Robby Andrews-led squad going for the 4x800 WR.
May 04, 2015

U.S. Women Repeat in 4x800 With Comfortable 8:00.62 Victory

Chanelle Price (2:01.30), Maggie Vessey (2:00.92), Molly Beckwith-Ludlow (1:59.50) and Alysia Montaño (1:58.90) all ran great as the U.S. easily beat runner-up Poland and shaved .96 of a second off the national record.

April 30, 2015

2015 IAAF World Relays Women's 4x800: The U.S. Has a Great Chance to Defend Its Crown

The US is the most dominant 800 nation in the world. Want proof? We've got it.

April 22, 2015

A Fan's Guide To The 2015 Penn Relays: Can Anyone Stop Oregon And Edward Cheserek Or Stanford And Elise Cranny?

With no pro USA vs. The World distance events this year, the focus will be on the collegians - namely Oregon and Cheserek and Stanford and Cranny.

May 26, 2014

USATF Day 2 Recap: Team USA Claims Golden Baton at IAAF World Relays

US take gold in the men's 4x400 and women's 4x400, 4x200 and 4x800 on day 2.

May 25, 2014

The USA Women Are Golden In 2014 World Relays 4 X 800!

Great performances all around by the US team with 3 of the 4 legs running the fastest splits on the day. The USA is the best 4 x 800 country in the world.

LRC Brenda Martinez was "Absolutely Brilliant"

May 24, 2014

World Relays Start With A Bang As Kenya Holds On For Gold And USA Settles For Bronze In 4 X 800

What a crazy anchor leg it was in the first final at the loud and raucous World Relays.

May 24, 2014

It's Official: Bahamian Paper Says Duane Bang And US 4 X 800 Team The Favorites

Men's 4 x 800 final is tonight. The US should have a great chance if they can get it to the anchor close to the lead.

May 22, 2014

Men’s 4 x 800 Preview: Can The US Men With Duane Solomon Takes Down An Inexperienced Kenyan Squad?

The US is led by the best guy in the field on paper, 1:42.72 man Duane Solomon. Kenya is led by a 17-year old who has never raced on the pro circuit and only broken 1:48 twice in his life. Big USA advantage, right? Think again. *MB: Can the US win gold? *MB: Is this the most entertaining 800 ever run?

May 21, 2014

Women's 4 X 800 Preview: Can The US Women Take Down Eunice Sum And Kenya And Win Gold?

Kenya has the best anchor, but the US has Chanelle Price, Ajee Wilson and Brenda Martinez. What wins out? *MB: Can the US win gold?

May 13, 2014

Team USA Announced For Inaugural World Relays In Bahamas: US Women's 4 X 800 Looks Great - US Stars Simpson, Symmonds, Centro And Cain Not Running

The inaugural IAAF World Relays Championships later this month are going to be amazing - US and World records are going to drop and many US medals will be won. Too bad many American stars such as Jenny Simpson, Nick Symmonds and the entire Nike Oregon Project will miss out. 

February 08, 2014

What A Race: 4 X 800 Record Falls In Tremendous Battle To The Line

This one lived up to the hype. The US All-Stars anchored by Erik Sowinski just held off Michael Rutt's NY/NJ Track Club team as both teams broke the previous world record. Recap, analysis and post-race video from the 4 x 800 record setters and Robby Andrews and Nick Symmonds.
February 07, 2014

2014 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Men's Preview: Wow - What A Spectacular Men's Set Of Events

Saturday's 2014 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix features a spectacular men's set of mid-d and distance events. Seriously, it's hard to imagine a better set of men's fields this early in the year. Galen Rupp will take on the true milers in a fantastic men's mile that features three Olympic silver medalists, Ryan Hill and Sam Chelanga will battle with three 5,000 medalists in a stacked men's 3,000, and there is a world record attempt in the 4 x 800.
January 29, 2014

4X800 American Record Assault at New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Gets Even Better: Duane Solomon Joins the Mix

Duane Solomon, the second fastest American ever at 800, has decided to extend his indoor season and put together a 4x800 team to try and beat the American record in a clash vs the Nick Symmonds led Brooks Beasts team and the Robby Andrews led NJ-NY track club. The meet will be live on the NBC Sports Network next Saturday. Update: Duane's team has been announced and includes Erik Sowinski. *Discuss here