Alexa Efraimson

Alexa Efraimson

August 21, 2019

Track Talk Podcast: Who Are The Favorites For Worlds, Craig Engels Is Skipping A DL Meet To Go To A Wedding, Will Alexa Efraimson Ever PR, The DL is Back, Max Burgin Bombs, and More

There was a ton to talk about this week as the Diamond League has returned and Shaunae Miller-Uibo’s unbeaten streak has passed the two year mark. We spend a ton of time talking about how exciting and wide-open Worlds are going to be this year with few huge mid-d or distance favorites.
April 11, 2019

Drake Relays Men's Mile And Women's 1500 Fields Announced

The races include Erik Sowinski, Harun Abda, Heather Kampf and Alexa Efraimson.
April 04, 2018

Drake Relays Will Feature A Challenge To The American Two Mile Record From Jenny Simpson

Shannon Rowbury has the current record at 9:20.25 from 2014. Along with the clock, Simpson will also race Brenda Martinez and Alexa Efraimsom.
January 09, 2018

February 3: Two-Time Olympic Medalist Nick Willis, Defending Champion Eric Jenkins and Team USA World Championship Members Brenda Martinez and Sara Vaughn Highlight NYRR Wanamaker Mile Fields at Millrose Games

The men's race also has Robby Andrews, Ben Blankenship, Kyle Merber, Chris O'Hare and Josh Kerr while the women's features Alexa Efraimson, Ireland's Ciara Mageean and Canada's Nicole Sifuentes.
June 24, 2017

Jenny Simpson Makes it Four in a Row in the 1500 as 31-Year-Old Mother of Three Sara Vaughn Snags Final Spot to London

Simpson and Kate Grace both punched their tickets to London but the big surprise was that Shannon Rowbury did not and Sara Vaughn did.
March 02, 2017

2017 USA Indoors Mile Preview: Ben Blankenship & Kyle Merber Battle for Their First National Title; BTC's Shelby Houlihan & Colleen Quigley Lead Women's Field

If you like upsets, read this as we are predicting a guy who didn't even make the Olympic Trials to win the men's mile at USAs.
January 28, 2017

2017 UW Invitational Live Results / Start Lists

Distance highlights included Justyn Knight taking down Andrew Wheating and Brannon Kidder in the mile with a 3:59.54, Brie Felnagle running 4:27.27 to beat out Alexa Efraimson (4:30.49), a 2:02.29 win for Kate Grace in the 800 over Justine FredronicColby Gilbert getting a 7:45.71 win in the 3000, and Andrea Seccafien winning the 3000 in 9:11.39 over Christina Aragon (9:12.58).  
January 24, 2017

Defending Champion Shannon Rowbury and Olympic Medalist Clayton Murphy to Highlight NYRR Wanamaker Mile Fields at 110th NYRR Millrose Games

As always, the fields are stacked with American talent with Murphy up against Robby Andrews, Eric Jenkins, Leo Manzano, Drew Hunter while the women's race includes Kate Grace, Alexa Efraimson, Brenda Martinez, and high schooler Kate Murphy.
December 21, 2016

WTW: Europe's Teen Phenoms Appear To Be The Real Deal and Buzunesh Deba Breaks The Boston Marathon Course Record

We look at foreign transplants, junior phenoms and note it's been 975 days since an American went sub 2:10 in the marathon.
November 14, 2016

New Cars, Cooking Lessons and All the Lego You Can Buy: What It's Like to Go Pro in Track & Field as a Teenager's Jonathan Gault recently spent some time with the Lyles brothers - and shares with you the inside scoop on what it's like to go pro in track and field as a teenager. Do you limit your purchases to your dream Lego collection or is it ok to splurge on a $50,000 BMW convertible?
July 25, 2016

American Christina Aragon Gets 1500m Bronze At IAAF World U20 Championships

Aragon ran 4:08.71 for 3rd as Ethiopia's Adanech Anbesa (4:08.07) and Fantu Worku (4:08.43) went 1-2. Alexa Efraimson was 5th in 4:10.23. *MB: Bronze for Aragon! *IAAF race recap
May 08, 2016

2016 Jamaica Invite Full Results: Powell, Miller, Efraimsom, Thompson Win

Asafa Powell won the 200m in 20.45, Elain Thompson had a super quick 10.71 wind aided 100m, Shaunae Miller a wind aided 22.14 200m, and Alexa Efraimson dominated the 1500m in a meet record of 4:08.37.  
March 09, 2016

2016 USA Indoors Preview, W 1500: Shannon Rowbury Attempts to Defend Her Title Against Brenda Martinez

Rowbury and Martinez are the favorites for the spots on Team USA, but there are plenty of familiar names in this one including Katie MackeyHeather KampfTreniere MoserMorgan UcenyAlexa Efraimson and the rapidly-improving Amanda Eccleston.
February 04, 2016

Wanamaker Mile Fields Announced: Nick Willis Vs Matt Centrowitz Rematch Highlights

Both races are stacked as the men's field also has Leo Manzano, Garrett Heath and Robby Andrews. For the women, Shannon Rowbury will defend her title against Treniere Moser, Alexa Efraimson, Katie Mackey and many more.
July 15, 2015

Full Results From 2015 International Meeting De Liege: Victories And PRs For Americans Alexa Efraimson And Rachel Schneider In The 800/1,500

Schneider won the 1500 in 4:07.88 while Mary Cain made big improvements on her SB with 4:09.08 in 4th. Efraimson got the 800 victory in 2:01.11. Bahrain's Abraham Rotich won the men's 800 in 1:45.81 as NCAA champion Edward Kemboi was 3rd (1:46.94).

July 14, 2015

WTW: Nike Is Correct - Actions Speak Louder Than Words In Regards To Doping, Meet The Family That Soon Will Have Three Sub-4 Milers, We Say Goodbye To A Coaching Legend And Hello To African 43-Second 400 Runners, And Is Scott Jurek's New WR "Soft"?

After a summer hiatus, the Week That Was is back. We do our best to avoid talk of the Nike Oregon Project doping investigation but can't help but criticize Nike and Mo Farah's reaction to it. All of that plus praise for Genzebe Dibaba, Alexa Efraimson, Kerri Gallagher, Eric Jenkins, Lopez Lomong and Amel Tuka.