Brianne Nelson

Brianne Nelson

November 03, 2016

2016 TCS NYC Marathon U.S. Women's Preview: Molly Huddle Makes Her Long-Awaited Marathon Debut As Does Olympic Champ Gwen Jorgensen

In the past, US distance stars Kara Goucher and Shalane Flanagan had excellent debuts in NY. Will that trend continue in 2016? Huddle, Jorgensen and Kim Conley certainly hope so.
July 31, 2016

2016 Bix 7 Results: Silas Kipruto And Mary Keitany Win; Elkanah Kibet And Brianne Nelson Are The Top Americans As Meb Gets 7th

*Silas Kipruto Wins Bix 7 For The Third Time As Elkanah Kibet Is The Top American In 4th And Meb Keflezighi Gets 7th Lawi Lalang was 6th. *Video: Silas Kipruto Attempts To Slap Competitor During Race Kipruto took a swing at Teshome Mekonen who apparently made some contact from behind. Mekonen (who finished 8th) filed a protest but it was ruled as "incidental contact". *Photos *Mary Keitany Breaks Bix 7 10-Year-Old Course Record As She Beats Caroline Chepkoech By 2-Seconds Brianne Nelson was the top American in 10th.
June 11, 2016

Kenya’s Jemima Sumgong (31:26) destroys competition at 45th edition of NYRR New York Mini 10K, Americans Finish 2nd, 5th and 6th

Sumgong crushed Aliphine Tuliamuk (32:14) by 47 seconds. Brianne Nelson (33:02) and Desi Linden (33:17) were 5th and 6th.
June 05, 2016

Brianne Nelson Wins Freihofer's Run For Women In 15:46; Sara Hall Second (15:56)

It was the first American winner since 2005 as the race moved to American-only prize money. Nelson: “It’s nice to compete against the best in the world, but it’s also nice to come to a race and know you have a chance to take home some prize money.” *The Daily Gazette article *Results
March 24, 2016

2016 World Half Marathon Championships Preview: Kenyan Rivals Mary Wacera & Cynthia Limo Square Off For the World Title And Lead Super Strong Kenyan Squad

Kenya put up a historic 1-5 sweep two years ago. Can they do it again in Cardiff? Which Kenyan stud will be the winner? Can the US snag the bronze led by Olympic Trials top 6 placers, Kellyn Taylor and Janet Bawcom?
February 10, 2016

2016 Women's U.S. Olympic Trials Marathon Preview: Who Are The Leading Underdogs?

We take a look at the underdogs in the field - everyone not named Desi Linden, Shalane Flanagan, Kara Goucher and Amy Cragg. *MB: Women's marathon preview: Will anyone but Linden, Flangan, Goucher or Cragg make the team?
June 13, 2015

Mary Keitany Destroys the Field to Win the NY Mini in a Quick 31:15

Mary Keitany destroyed the field winning in a quick 31:15.

February 05, 2015

2015 USA XC Championships Women's Preview: With Big Names Absent, Title is There For The Taking

With Abbey D'Agostino out due to injury, the biggest name in the field is 2012 champ Sara HallKatie Mackey and Laura Thweatt, #3 and #4, respectively, on the U.S. list at 5,000 last year have good shots to make the team; U.S. Half Marathon Champs runner-up Brianne Nelson (70:16) will also run.

January 27, 2015

Elite Field Announced For 2015 USATF Marathon Championships At The LA Marathon

Men's field has Ryan Hall, Shadrack Biwott, Matt Llano, 61:30 half-marathoner Scotty Bauhs (debut) and ultra-marathoners Sage Canaday and Max King. Women's side led by Janet BawcomBrianne Nelson and Sara Hall in her debut.

January 18, 2015

Race Results Weekly Recap of 2015 USA Half Marathon Championships in Houston

Race Results Weekly recap of the 2015 USATF Half-Marathon Championships.

January 18, 2015

Diego Estrada (60:51) and Kim Conley (69:44) Make Impressive Debuts to Win 2015 USA Half Marathon Championships in Houston

Estrada broke away just after 5 kilometers and pulled away to win his debut half by 51 seconds over fellow debutant Jared Ward. Estrada's time was the fastest by an American since Galen Rupp in 2011. Conley won her first serious half marathon (she ran one as a workout in October) by breaking away at the 10-mile mark to prevail by 32 seconds over Brianne Nelson

November 16, 2014

RRW: USA Road Circuit Title Within Reach For Sara Hall At .US 12-K Championships

Hall is the overall leader despite never winning a USARC race this year, but only 2-points ahead of Molly Huddle and Brianne Nelson.

October 05, 2014

In His Debut, Tyler Pennel Wins 2014 USA Marathon Championships In 2:13:32; Esther Erb Comes From Behind To Win Women's Title (2:34:00)

BYU alum Jared Ward took 2nd in 2:14:00 as Scott Smith was 3rd (2:14:40). The women's race was pretty close as only 22-seonds separated the top 3 with Heather Lieberg 2nd (2:34:08) and Brianne Nelson 3rd (2:34:22). *Results

October 03, 2014

RRW: Six Storylines - USA Marathon Championships At Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

Tyler McCandless, Ian Burrell, and Sean Quigley lead the men's charge, while Jeannette Faber, Esther Erb, Meghan Peyton, and Brianne Nelson front the women's field.

June 21, 2014

Kenya’s Dominic Ondoro Breaks Dick Beardsley’s 33-Year-Old Grandma’s Marathon Course Record With 2:09:06 Victory

Nick Arciniaga was 9th in 2:14:31. Pasca Myers ran 2:33:45 to win over US's Brianne Nelson (2:34:44). Julius Koskei won the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon in 1:03:36 while Cynthia Limo took the women's race in 1:09:50.