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January 31, 2023

WTW: Keely Hodgkinson sends a warning shot to Athing Mu, Katelyn Tuohy gets her first CR as the collegians run fast

Move over Woody and Yared, it is time to break down some of the other amazing action from this weekend including a great run by Keely Hodgkinson and some amazing runs from collegians including Katelyn Tuohy.

January 23, 2023

2022 LRC Women’s World & American Rankings: Who’s #1?

Some choices for World #1 were easy (Athing Mu in the 800, Faith Kipyegon in the 1500), others much tougher. Find out where we ranked all your favorites in 2022.
July 25, 2022

Athing Mu Becomes American Legend By Winning 2022 World 800m Title

Mu is the first American mid-d/distance runner to win world + Olympic titles. And she's still only 20.
July 15, 2022

Women's 800 Preview: Can The Americans Produce A Historic Sweep Of The Medals?

Team USA took home two 800 medals in Tokyo but with Ajee' Wilson back in form can they make an unprecedented sweep of all three on home soil in 2022?
July 06, 2022

Counting Down the 10 Most Exciting Stories at the 2022 World Championships

Can Grant Fisher medal? Can Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce win global titles 14 years apart? And how about a Noah Lyles-Erriyon Knighton rematch? Worlds is going to be sick. * MB: It's less than 10 days to 2022 Worlds. Here are JG's top 10 storylines. What events are you most into?
June 24, 2022

USATF Day 2: Cade Flatt's Dream Comes to an End, Favorites Cruise

The HSer came up just short of the final after running 1:47.00 as the heavy hitters in the men's and women's 800s as well as women's steeplechase all looked good save for Isaiah Jewett who was eliminated.
June 13, 2022

WTW: Super seniors dominate the NCAAs, Super HSers crush the mile, Athing Mu gets ready for a repeat, and Kenya is back on top of the men's 5000

Plus Devon Allen runs 12.84, did an obscure NCAA rule cost Notre Dame's Yared Nuguse an NCAA title and Molly Seidel doesn't run the Mastercard New York Mini 10K.
May 27, 2022

Olympic Champion Athing Mu Isn't Running Pre Because She Got Covid

Athing Mu has revealed why she is missing Pre.
May 11, 2022

2022 Puerto Rico Athletics Classic Preview: Elaine Thompson-Herah, Athing Mu, Trayvon Bromell Headline Star-Studded Meet

There will be nine individual Olympic champs, with Puerto Rican hurdle star Jasmine Camacho-Quinn running in the final event of the night. Meet will be shown live on ESPN2 from 6-8 p.m. Thursday.
April 11, 2022

WTW: Newbury Park Has 6 Guys at 9:02 Or Better, Abby Steiner Runs Fast Into A Big Wind, Athing Mu Slows Down & More

Plus Japanese sensation Ryuji Miura stays red-hot and Sam Parsons runs a historic sub-4 in Delaware.
January 29, 2022

RRW: Athing Mu vs. Elle Purrier St. Pierre Could Be Most Interesting Millrose Match-Up

Talking about stepping up to the mile, Mu said, "I'm doing the mile again; I'm back. Some people think it's kind of new.  I guess it's been a couple of years, so I guess it is kind of new.  But, I had a little taste of the mile being a freshman in high school and, I don't know, it's just good to be back."
January 27, 2022

2022 Millrose Preview: Coleman & Brazier Return, Hocker Makes Pro Debut, and Is the Women's Mile AR in Danger (Again)?

From Athing Mu to Ryan CrouserCole Hocker to Christian Coleman, some of the sport's biggest names will be in action at the Armory on Saturday afternoon. Here's our guide to the action.
August 21, 2021

Athing Mu Caps An Incredible Year with a 1:55.04 American Record

Athing Mu capped the most dominant year by a female American distance runner ever with another American record.
August 03, 2021

Teenager Athing Mu is Golden With 1:55:21 800m American Record

Athing Mu delivered an American record gold medal performance on the biggest stage possible while fellow 19 year-old Keely Hodgkinson got silver and American Raevyn Rogers PRd for bronze.
July 31, 2021

Women's 800m Semis: Athing Mu is Your Gold Medal Favorite, Ajee Wilson OUT

Athing Mu is your gold medal favorite and American great Ajee Wilson did not make the Olympic 800m final.
June 30, 2021

Track Talk Podcast: Olympic Trials Recap, Cole MF Hocker, Athing Mu, Phil Knight's Legacy, Diamond League is Baack

Listen to the team tell you what you need to know about the running world.
June 28, 2021

Athing of Beauty: Mu Runs #2 Time in U.S. History to Win Women’s 800 by Daylight

Mu's magical 2021 continued as she ran a Trials record and US #2 time of 1:56.07 thanks to an incredible 28.49 final 200. Behind her, Raevyn Rogers and Ajee Wilson came from way back to grab their tickets to Tokyo in a super competitive race where 5 of the top 6 ran lifetime bests.
June 25, 2021

2020 Olympic Trials W800 Preview: Will Ajee' Wilson Still Rule the 800? Or Is It Athing Mu's Time?

Wilson has been the best in the world for most of the past four years, but Mu has been on fire in 2021. And what about Raevyn Rogers or the resurgent Kate Grace and Chanelle Price?