March 19, 2023
Jacob Kiplimo dispatches Joshua Cheptegei (again), Hellen Obiri sets course record at NYC Half
Kiplimo ran each 5k faster than the previous, running his final 5k in 13:52 thanks to a 4:19 12th mile as he won by 38 seconds in his showdown with 5,000 and 10,000 WR holder Joshua Cheptegei.
November 05, 2021
Ben True & Noah Droddy Go From Unsponsored to Sponsored on the Eve of the New York City Marathon
Droddy and True had posted big results recently but both entered NYC Marathon race week without pro deals. What does that say about the state of professional running in the US?
November 04, 2021
Ben True Has a Sponsor, Molly Seidel (Kind Of) Discusses Her Buildup, and Is Abdi Nageeye the Man to Beat?
June 19, 2021
Men's 10K: Woody Kincaid Outkicks Grant Fisher to Lead Bowerman 1-2; Joe Klecker Is On Athletics Club’s First Olympian
The Bowerman Track Club ended a rough week on a high note, with Woody Kincaid and Grant Fisher making their first Olympic teams, along with the On Athletics Club's Joe Klecker. The three kicked away on the final lap of the 10k on the first day of the 2020 Olympic Trials.
May 29, 2021
Platinum PT Qualifier: Sisson Rolls, Purrier Upset, True & Huddle Must Turn Things Around Quickly
Elle Purrier only ran 2:03 in the 800 on a rainy night, losing to Julia Rizk, as Emily Sisson cruised to a 14:59 win in the 5k. Plus a 19-year-old American you may have never heard of, Graham Blanks, ran 13:27 to scare Nico Young's US U20 record.
May 05, 2021
Which American Athletes Were Helped -- And Hurt -- the Most by the Olympic Postponement?
Athing Mu is certainly one of the athletes better-positioned to make the Olympic team in 2021 than she would have been in 2020. The opposite is true for Jenny Simpson. We run through some of the other athletes whose stock has risen -- or declined.
February 24, 2021
Podcast: Grant Holloway World Record #1, Ben True Talks 10,000m PRs, Super Spikes, Trying to Make Olympic Team
July 23, 2019
2019 USAs Men’s 5000 and 10,000 Preview: Aside From Chelimo, There Are Plenty of Spots Up For Grabs
4 guys have the 10,000 standard and 7 have the 5,000 standard. Which 3 of them will make it Doha?
April 13, 2019
2019 BAA 5K: Hagos Gebrhiwet (13:42) Repeats as Monicah Ngige (15:16) Runs Away From Women's Field
Ben True (13:44) and Justyn Knight (13:46) were 2nd and third as Kim Conley took top American honors in the women's race in fourth (15:36).
January 30, 2019
Huddle, Houlihan, Cragg, Frerichs, Rowbury & More: The Best Fields In Years Should Make for an Epic 2019 USA XC Champs
The women's race at 2019 USA XC looks INCREDIBLE. For the 1st time in US history, three sub-14:50 women will race each other as Shelby Houlihan, Shannon Rowbury, and Molly Huddle are all racing as are World Championship medalists Courtney Frerichs and Amy Cragg, plus the most recent NCAA XC champ to turn pro in Karissa Schweizer, a 2016 Olympian in Marielle Hall and MUCH MORE. The men's race includes 5 Olympians plus Ben True and the pro xc debut for Drew Hunter. *MB: USA World XC Trials Saturday; Top Entrants and Weather Forecast
December 26, 2018
2018 LRC World & US Rankings, M 3K/5K: Yomif Kejelcha Edges Selemon Barega For World #1 Honors; Paul Chelimo Is US #1 (Again)
We know Selemon Barega ran 12:43 but in the end decided you can't really be World #1 if you failed to medal at World U20s and the African champs.
September 09, 2018
Jenny Simpson Gets Her Sixth Straight Fifth Avenue Mile Title, Jake Wightman Gets His First
August 01, 2018
Ben True And Molly Huddle Lead Deep Fields For The TD Beach To Beacon 10k
The men's field includes Jake Robertson, Shadrack Kipchirchir, Stephan Sambu, Callum Hawkins, Lopez Lomong while Huddle will face Sandrafelis Chebet Tuei (30:57 PB), Emily Sisson, Ababel Yeshaneh (30:35 PB) and Gwen Jorgensen.
July 17, 2018
August 4: Molly Huddle And Ben True Lead Fields For 2018 TD Beach To Beacon 10K
Both fields are very deep as sthe men's side has Jake Robertson, Stanley Biwott, Stephen Sambu, Chris Derrick, Callum Hawkins, Shadrack Biwott, Lopez Lomong and more. The women are lead by 65:07 half-marathoner Caroline Kipkirui, NYC Half champ Buze Dirba, Emily Sisson and Gwen Jorgensen.
April 14, 2018
2018 BAA 5K: Hagos Gebrhiwet (13:42) & Buze Diriba (15:22) Pull Off Ethiopian Sweep
Ben True and Tommy Curtin tried to take advantage of a missed turn by Gebhriwet let but were unable to pull off the victory. Plus Aidan Puffer of Manchester, Connecticut set a new age-13 world record of 15:47. *MB: Americans go home devastated: Hagos G (13:42) and Buze Diriba (15:22) win 2018 BAA 5k. MB: Aidan Puffer of Manchester, Connecticut just set a new age-13 world record of 15:47, smashing his own record of 16:11.4.
March 19, 2018
Record-Breaking Day at the 2018 United Airlines NYC Half Features Ben True Becoming the First American Male Open Division Winner
March 18, 2018
Ben True Outkicks Dathan Ritzenhein To Win 2018 NYC Half in His Half Marathon Debut, Buze Diriba Edges Emily Sisson For Women's Title
October 12, 2017
November 4: Matt Centrowitz, Paul Chelimo, Ben True, Desiree Linden And Brenda Martinez Lead Deep Fields For The USATF 5K Championships Hosted By The Abbott Dash To The Finish Line 5K
Other top contenders include Leonard Korir, Hassan Mead, Abbey D'Agostino and Natosha Rogers.