December 31, 2019
LetsRun.com's Decade Awards: Alberto Salazar Is Our Person Of The Decade + Best Runner, Best Upset, Doping Excuse of the Decade, & More!
In a decade marked by controversy, it's fitting that Alberto Salazar is our Person of the Decade as controversy clung to Salazar like a paperclip to a magnet. Plus who wins our world and US athlete of the decade honors?
May 10, 2018
Rupp's 2:06 in Perspective, Time for Clayton Murphy to Panic?, Making Sense of Hyperandrogenism Rules, and Pulling Trials from Mt. SAC
Believe it or not Galen Rupp is only the 88th fastest marathoner of all-time.
May 03, 2018
Asbel Kiprop Releases Detailed Statement of His Innocence, Explosive Allegations of Breaches in Testing Protocols
May 02, 2018
Asbel Kiprop Has Reportedly Tested Positive For EPO - What Does It Mean? 5 Takeaways
The greatest 1500 runner in a generation has reportedly tested positive. What does it mean? The Rosas certainly may have some explaining to do.
September 06, 2017
Nick Willis Q&A, Part II: The Importance of Moderation, Taoufik Makhloufi's Absence & Asbel Kiprop's 5K Potential
Willis reveals how he learned his come from behind strategy at the 2002 World Juniors in Jamaica -"conserve your energy throughout a race as much as possible and then you let rip on the last lap."
August 30, 2017
2017 Memorial Van Damme Preview: Jager & Kipruto Chase Sub-8:00, Jenny Simpson Tries to Turn It Around, Amos & Obiri Look to Cap Dominant Seasons
All great things have to come to an end and the 2017 IAAF Diamond League season concludes with the 2017 Memorial Van Damme in Brussels on Friday. We break it down for you.
August 22, 2017
2017 Weltklasse Zurich Preview: Mo Farah Says Goodbye to the Track, Emma Coburn Chases Sub-9:00 & Elijah Manangoi Looks to Close Out Big Year in 1500
With $100,000 on the line per event, Thursday's action should be spectacular.
August 17, 2017
2017 Birmingham Preview: American World Champ Medallists Emma Coburn, Courtney Frerichs, Jenny Simpson and Evan Jager Try To Stay Hot & Mo Farah Says Goodbye To His Fans
Are you recovered from Worlds and ready to watch some more great track action? We hope so as Saturday's meet in Birmingham is pretty darn interesting. America's steeplechase heroes Emma Coburn and Courtney Frerichs will battle in a flat 3000 as Jenny Simpson tries to qualify for the DL final in the 1500. Plus Clayton Murphy and Robby Andrews try to shine on their comebacks from injury. *MB: Are you ready for some more track? Birmingham DL looks like fun - Simpson, Frerichs, Coburn, Murphy, Andrews, & more
August 13, 2017
Training partners Elijah Manangoi and Timothy Cheruiyot of Kenya go 1-2 in men's 1500 as Norway's Filip Ingebristen snags bronze
August 11, 2017
1500 Semis: Gregorek and Kenyan Favorites Make Final, Robby Andrews Bows Out With Calf Injury
Sunday's 1500 final is set and the Kenyan stars and Johnny Gregorek will be in it, but not Robby Andrews.
August 01, 2017
2017 Worlds Men's 1500: With Olympic Champs Asbel Kiprop & Matthew Centrowitz Struggling, Who Will Step Up?
The last individual final of the 2017 IAAF Worlds is likely to be worth the wait. The Olympic champ Matthew Centrowitz hasn't looked great this year, nor has the reigning 3-time World champ Asbel Kiprop. If they don't win, who will?
July 21, 2017
2017 Herculis Recap: Usain Bolt (9.95) Is Back, Emmanuel Korir (1:43.10 800) & Elijah Manangoi (3:28.80 1500) Rip World Leaders
Bolt beat Isiah Young by .03 but looked to have more in the tank while fellow Olympic champs Matthew Centrowitz and Asbel Kiprop struggled in the 1500. Hellen Obiri rocked the 3000 (8:23.14) as Wayde van Niekerk was pushed hard in the 400 by Botswana's Isaac Makwala.
July 19, 2017
2017 Monaco Diamond League Preview: Bolt's Final Test, van Niekerk in the 400, Jager Looks to End US DL Steeple Drought, & Centro vs. Kiprop in a Stacked 1500
July 08, 2017
2017 Anniversary Games Preview: Brazier, Amos & Kiprop Headline a Ridiculous Men's 800; Mo Farah & Laura Muir Try to Defend Home Turf vs. the Americans
The 2017 IAAF World Championships are less than a month away, but if you can't wait until then, consider Sunday's Müller Anniversary Games a preview. Sunday morning's action (9-11 am ET) will be fantastic as the meet features many of track and field's biggest stars including Mo Farah, Allyson Felix, Laura Muir, Fred Kerley, Elaine Thompson, Keni Harrison and Mariya Lasitskene. The men's 800 is unreal with Donavan Brazier, Emmanuel Korir, Asbel Kiprop, Nijel Amos and Adam Kszczot. The women's mile is almost as good as Muir takes on Jenny Simpson, Kate Grace and Hellen Obiri. Farah faces Eric Jenkins, Ryan Hill and Hassan Mead in the men's 3000.
June 28, 2017
WTW: The Winners And Losers From USAs + Ronald Kwemoi Breaks the 1500 WR* and Mo Farah Breathes Easy
Plus everything you need to know about the Kenyan Trials and a rarity on LetsRun.com -ultra running news.
June 16, 2017
2017 BAUHAUS-Galan Preview: Oslo Rematches on Tap as Asbel Kiprop Returns & Luvo Manyonga Looks to Make Long Jump History
Will South African Luvo Manyonga, perhaps the hottest athlete in the world right now, break the long jump world record? How will Asbel Kiprop look in his first DL race since finishing last at Pre?
May 30, 2017
Asbel Kiprop Tries the Steeple, Andrew Wheating & Clayton Murphy Are Training Buddies -- What We Learned At The 2017 Pre Classic
There are some things that can only be learned from being on the ground at a meet. Get the inside scoop from the 2017 Pre Classic including learn what changes Emma Coburn is making in 2017 now that she's being coached by Joe Bosshard and not Mark Wetmore/Heather Burroughs.
March 26, 2017
Kenya, Thanks to Asbel Kiprop, Goes Wire to Wire to Win Inaugural Mixed Relay at 2017 World Cross Country Champs
March 25, 2017