Week That Was: Millrose, Everything Averages Out To Average, Sub-4 Mania, Florence Kiplagat Nearly Goes Sub-1:05, Drones, Break-Ups And More
One final look at the 2015 NYRR Millrose Games, the law of averages, sub-four mania in the USA, break-up advice, drones, and Florence Kiplagat coming oh-so-close to a 1:04:X half marathon. We break down the last week in track and field.
Did America Just Get Itself a Gold-Medal Contender in the 1500 at the 2040 Olympics?
Moroccan 1500m star Abdelaati Iguider's wife Ibtissam went into labor unexpectedly yesterday and the family welcomed Mohamed Mourad Iguider to the world.
Duane Solomon, Robby Andrews, Erik Sowinski In Millrose 1000m Showdown
Olympic 1500 bronze medalist Adelaati Iguider and France's Pierre-Ambroise Bosse are also in the field.
Bernard Lagat Still Has It, Nick Willis Breaks The Kiwi Mile Record, And Matt Centrowitz Just Misses The American 1,000m Record
Bernard Lagat still has it at age 40, Nick Willis keeps getting better with age and Matt Centrowitz is pretty good too.
2015 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Preview: Action everywhere - American record attempts in w 2-mile and m 1k, a WR attempt in w DMR, plus a loaded men's 3k
Oh baby is this one loaded. Season debuts for Bernard Lagat, Emma Coburn and Jenny Simpson. A three-way slugfest for the 1000m AR between Centrowitz, Sowinski and Loxsom. A world record attempt in the women's DMR. Other stars like Mary Cain, Nick Willis and Lawi Lalang. Saturday's meet in Boston is going to be good.
LetsRun.com's 2014 Year-End Rankings: Men's 1500/Mile: Ayanleh Souleiman Is The Best In A Historically Good Year, Leo The Lion Roars In the US
It was an amazing year in the 1500 - so amazing that Seb Coe's 1979 WR of 3:32.03 would have put him as the 17th fastest man in 2014. No one was faster than Silas Kiplagat but in our minds no one was better than Ayanleh Souleiman. Thanks to HOKA One One and John Hayes, a resurgent Leo Manzano claims US #1.