Alex Geula

Alex Geula

August 09, 2023

From NAIA to Beating Kipchoge: The Zouhair Talbi Story

Zouhair Talbi has had an unconventional path to 2023 Boston Marathon where he became one of a handful of men who can say they beat Eliud Kipchoge in the marathon.
August 02, 2023

How Tracksmith Conquered the 100m at USAs: The Amateur Support Program

6 athletes representing Tracksmith qualified for Worlds this month, including men's 100m Cravont Charleston. How did it happen? The Amateur Support Program.
July 23, 2023

Gudaf Tsegay Wins Classic 5,000 at 2023 London DL as Alicia Monson (14:19) Smashes American Record

Monson took 4 seconds off Shelby Houlihan's AR as five women broke 14:20 in the same race for the first time.
July 19, 2023

An Inside Look at Karsten Warholm's Revolutionary Training

Recently Alex Geula sat down with Karsten Warholm and his coach, Leif Olav Alnes, at the IK Tjalve club in Oslo to understand Warholm's beginnings, his career, and the sprint side of Norwegian training.
July 17, 2023

This Week's Track and Field Viewing Guide (7/18-7/23): Monaco and London Diamond Leagues

This week is jam packed with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce making her 2023 100m debut on Thursday and a Diamond League on Friday and Sunday.
July 14, 2023

Track & Field Weekend (7/14-7/16) Viewing Guide: Burns Goes for High School 5000m Record, McGorty, Waskom Chase Worlds Standards, Silesia Diamond League Caps It Off on Sunday

The weekend starts with Joe Waskom chasing the Worlds Standard, has Connor Burns going for the high school 5000m record, and ends with a stacked Silesia Poland Diamond League meet.
June 29, 2023

Meet Empire Elite's Eric Holt: The Dark-Horse Contender For the U.S. 1500m Team

Our intern was lucky to be on hand as the best unsponsored runner in the US ran the best workout of his life, "You picked the best day of the year to come. This was the best workout of my life."
June 28, 2023

Meet Narve Nordås, 24-Year-Old Norwegian 1500m Runner That Went from 3:36 to 3:29 in 1 Season

Is Nordås the least talented runner to break 3:30 in history? He thinks so, "I can guarantee you I'm the slowest sub 3:30 guy in history."
June 26, 2023

Donavan Brazier Unlikely To Race This Season

After bumping into him at the NYC Grand Prix this weekend, Brazier told that racing this season was not looking good coach Pete Julian has confirmed it, texting, "racing is unlikely this summer as Donavan won't race until he's back to 100% health."
June 26, 2023

Meet Will Sumner, The 2023 NCAA 800m Champ

In case you missed our podcast with Sumner who won NCAAs as a true frosh, we've typed up some highlihts for you.
June 21, 2023

6 Biggest Stories at the 2023 NYC Grand Prix - Athing Mu Returns, SML in the 400m, Sumner Takes on Best of U.S. over 800m & More

The World Athletics Continental Tour Gold comes to NYC Saturday, June 24th. Below we preview six big storylines in the order that they will take place.
June 16, 2023

Meet Niels Laros, The 18-Year-Old Dutch Sensation Who Has Run 1:45.8 for 800m and 13:23 for 5,000m

18-year-old Niels Laros would have the US high school records at 800m, 1500m, and 5000m. The only reason you may not have heard of him is he is Dutch and not American.
June 15, 2023

5 Big Storylines for 2023 High School Nationals - Deepest HS Mile Ever, Jackson v Hodge, Gorriaran & Assinga Double, Matsatsa Title Defense

New Balance and Nike High School Nationals are this weekend and we preview five storylines to watch.
June 09, 2023

Lamecha Girma Runs 7:52.11 World Record in Steeplechase on Crazy Night in Paris

Lamecha Girma capped the Paris Diamond League with an impressive 7:52.11 world record. We break that down and the other non world record highlights including Sydney McLaughlin-Lavrone getting beat at 400, Keely Hodgkinson getting a PB and Noah Lyles a big 100 win.