Brian Barraza

Brian Barraza

June 09, 2018

Q&A: Houston's Brian Barraza on His Daring Front-Running Strategy, Fall in NCAA Steeple Final, & Earning the Respect of His Sprint Star Teammates

The men who earned the respect of sports fans nationwide has no regrets. Barraza: "I have zero regrets. I don’t think that there’s any way that I could have run this race any differently. I gave it everything that I had and honestly, when you come down to this championship-style races or championship meets, all you can ask for is a shot, and I took my shot. And I will never be regretful of that."
June 09, 2018

Recap of NCAA Distance Drama: Saruni and Kerr Upset, Barraza Falls in Steeple, McGorty Gets Title

What a day at NCAAs in the distances. We recap it all.
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.
July 26, 2014

Men's 5000: Yomif Kejelcha and Yasin Haji Go 1-2 as Ethiopia Completes Gold/Silver Sweep of 5ks

Kejelcha put on a show at the end of this one, running his last 1600 in 4:07 and breaking the race wide open before winning in 13:25. So good, he reminded us of Kenny B in 2008. Americans Colby Gilbert and Brian Barraza were 9th and 13th, respectively.