Bowerman Track Club

Bowerman Track Club

January 08, 2024

Q&A: Courtney Frerichs Opens Up About Her Exit from Bowerman TC & New Start Under Alistair & Amy Cragg

Frerichs said it was difficult to adjust to BTC's move to Eugene and is hoping for more input in her training and more time at altitude now that she is being coached by the Craggs. She also says she's finally healthy and has been hitting times in workouts she has not seen since 2021.

August 14, 2023

Justyn Knight Talks About Why He's Joined The Bowerman Track Club

The former NCAA star announced earlier today and he is now a Nike and BTC man. We talked to him before it was announced about why he made the move and what does he have think he has left in the tank?
February 10, 2023

Sinclaire Johnson Weighs In on Her Quest to Beat Laura Muir, Expectations, and Why She Left Bowerman Track Club

Sinclaire Johnson talked about having higher expectations in 2023 and how leaving the Bowerman Track Club ended up being an easy decision as the training wasn't meeting her needs and she wasn't happy.
January 30, 2023

Why Woody Kincaid Backed Himself & Stepped Away from Bowerman TC

Kincaid says BTC coach Jerry Schumacher advised him not to leave the team but Kincaid told him, "Hey, I can do this and I think it's what I have to do."
January 17, 2023

Marc Scott Leaving Bowerman Track Club, Plans To Train With Eliud Kipchoge & Patrick Sang In Kenya

Scott, who is in Kenya now and hoping to work with coach Patrick Sang, reveals why he left BTC and reflects on his five years with the group that produced a 12:57 European indoor record and a World Indoor medal.
August 22, 2022

The Exit Interview: Chris Derrick Retires From Professional Running

The former Bowerman TC athlete, 31, has called it a career. Derrick spoke to LetsRun about his career, mistakes he's made, lessons he's learned, Shelby Houlihan, and how he'd improve the sport.
August 22, 2022

The Exit Interview: Chris Derrick Retires From Professional Running

The former Bowerman TC athlete, 31, has called it a career. Derrick spoke to LetsRun about his career, mistakes he's made, lessons he's learned, Shelby Houlihan, and how he'd improve the sport. *MB: The Exit Interview: Chris Derrick Retires From Professional Running
April 21, 2022

Sports Scientist Ross Tucker Tackles Our Biggest Unanswered Questions About the Shelby Houlihan Case

We paid one of the top sports scientists in the world to analyze the Shelby Houlihan doping case and CAS ruling. Afterward, we asked him to answer our questions in a Q&A format.
April 14, 2022

Evan Jager Runs 8:35, Takes 2nd At Mt. SAC in First Steeple in 4 Years

The good news is Jager finished his first steeple in 1323 days. The bad news is Jager looked like a shell of his former self but we have four silver linings for you. *MB: Evan Jager Steeple Watch - He Runs at Mt. Sac at 10:25 eastern tonight!
April 12, 2022

Shelby Houlihan Issues Statement Regarding Gabriela DeBues-Stafford Leaving The Bowerman Track Club

The American record holder at 5000 reacts to the Canadian record holder at 5000 leaving the Bowerman Track Club.
April 11, 2022

Gabriela DeBues-Stafford Explains Why She Left the Bowerman Track Club

DeBues-Stafford says that while she has no reason to believe anyone on BTC is taking performance-enhancing drugs, the uncertainty surrounding the specifics of Bowerman and coach Jerry Schumacher's continuing relationship with the banned Shelby Houlihan was a "critical reason" for her departure. *MB: GDS has left BTC, cites Houlihan explicitly.
March 07, 2022

Grant Fisher (26:33.84) SMASHES Galen Rupp’s 10,000 American Record, Elise Cranny (30:14.66) Just Misses Molly Huddle’s AR

Fisher ran a 13:10 2nd half and came from behind in the final 200 to edge Mo Ahmed (26:34.14) for the win.

February 12, 2022

Gabriela DeBues-Stafford (14:31) & Elise Cranny (14:33) Blitz National 5K Records in Boston

They crushed the previous North American record of 14:47.62 set by Shalane Flanagan with amazing closing splits. A week ago, GDS ran 8:33.92 to take 12+ seconds off the Canadian indoor 3,000-meter record. Tonight, she ran her final 3k in 8:30.83 -- almost as fast as the open personal bests of Jenny Simpson (8:29.58) and Shannon Rowbury (8:29.93), with a final 1600 of 4:25.72 and last lap of 30.81.
June 02, 2021

Should We Be Worried About Bowerman TC, Which Americans Are Locks for Tokyo, and More HS Sprint Madness

After sifting through the weekend's results, Jonathan Gault breaks down the performances of Bowerman TC and Pete Julian's group at the Portland Track Festival, hands out his locks for the Olympic team, and is amazed by teens Erriyon Knighton and Jaylen Slade.
February 21, 2021

Elise Cranny (30:47) & Marc Scott (27:10) Win The TEN in California, Lead 10 Athletes Under Olympic Standard

It was a big night for the BTC as they won both races and had 4 athletes in each race pick up the 10,000 standard. Elise Cranny (30:47.42) upset Karissa Schweizer (30:47.99) to win the women's race while Marc Scott moved to #2 on the all-time British list in winning the men's race in 27:10.41 as Grant Fisher (27:11.29), Woody Kincaid (27:12.78), Ben True (27:14.95) and Kieran Tuntivate (27:17.14) all ran fast.
July 31, 2020

Donavan Brazier Runs 1:43.84 in His 800 Opener; Bowerman TC Breaks World, American 4x1500 Records

In his first 800 in 304 days, the 2019 world champ split 50.80 for the first lap and 53.04 for the 2nd.
July 22, 2020

Canadian Record Holder Gabriela DeBues-Stafford Joins Bowerman Track Club

After a breakout 2019 season, DeBues-Stafford is relocating permanently on this side of the Atlantic and will eventually move to Portland. *MB: Gabriela DeBues-Stafford (3:56/14:44) leaves Laura Muir/Andy Young's training group for BTC
July 01, 2020

Elise Cranny (14:48.02) And Sean McGorty (13:11.22) Lead Fast Times For Bowerman Track Club Intra-Squad Meet In Portland

Cranny and Frerichs moved to 7th and 8th on the US all-time list while Sean McGorty ran a 13:11.22 world lead to beat out Grant Fisher and Evan Jager. Shelby Houlihan also ran a world lead in the 1500m with 4:02.37.