Conner Mantz

Conner Mantz

January 12, 2023

2023 Houston: Emily Sisson Is Aiming for an AR, Conner Mantz Is Focused on Racing, What Can Tirunesh Dibaba Do & Might an American Run 2:07?

Sisson is trying to become the first American woman ever under 67:00 while Dibaba returns to racing for the first time in 4+ years. 60:02 American Teshome Mekonen is lining up in the full marathon.
January 11, 2023

Conner Mantz, Scott Fauble Headline Additions to 2023 Boston Marathon Men's Field

A super Boston field just got even more super. Tanzania's Gabriel Geay (2:03:00) and Brazil's Daniel Do Nascimento (2:04:51) also join a field that already included Eliud KipchogeEvans Chebet, and Benson Kipruto.
January 03, 2023

Emily Sisson, Conner Mantz, Jenny Simpson, Tirunesh Dibaba Headline 2023 Aramco Houston Half Marathon

Simpson will make her half marathon debut while Dibaba is running her first race since 2018
October 09, 2022

Conner Mantz Runs 2nd Fastest American Debut Marathon - 2:08:16

Mantz has a big week ahead. He has his marathon debut today and he gets married on Saturday.
October 09, 2022

Benson Kipruto Wins 2022 Chicago Marathon in 2:04:24 as Conner Mantz Runs 2:08 in Debut

Kipruto got his second major win as Conner Mantz recorded the fastest debut by an American-born athlete ever (2:08:16).
October 06, 2022

American Marathon Debut Record? Conner Mantz Set to Rock 2022 Chicago Marathon

It's not very often that an American with multiple NCAA crowns and a 13:10 5000 pb makes his marathon debut in the prime of his career, but that's happening this week for Conner Mantz. Mantz's debut is the biggest for an American since Galen Rupp.
September 05, 2022

RRW: Keira D'Amato And Conner Mantz Win USATF 20K Titles At The New Haven Road Race

D'Amato and Sisson both broke the course record as D'Amato beat out Sisson 1:04:29 to 1:04:35. Mantz ran 59:08 to win over Leonard Korir (59:13) and Sam Chelanga (59:15).
December 05, 2021

Conner Mantz Wins His Pro Debut, D’Amato Dominates at 2021 USATF Half Marathon Championships

Conner Mantz pro debut was a victory in 1:00:55 over Sam Chelanga as Keita D'Amato dominated in 1:07:55.
December 02, 2021

Weekend Preview: Newbury Park Chases Immortality, Geoffrey Kamworor Chases a Marathon PB, & Conner Mantz (Maybe) Chases the Half Marathon AR

There is so much distance action going on this weekend it's wild. Get out your popcorn as we break it down for you here. Between the RunningLane Cross Country Championships, the Cross Champs at Mt. SAC, the first BU meet, the Valencia Marathon, and the US Half Champs, it's going to be a busy weekend of racing.
December 02, 2021

Very Deep Fields For Sunday's USATF Half-Marathon Championships Where Conner Mantz May Make His Pro Debut

Spurred by a $40,000 prize money purse ($7,000 for the winners), 49 women and 62 men have registered for the championships division of the race including Conner Mantz who will make his pro debut.
November 28, 2021

Conner Mantz Wants to Break Ryan Hall's American Half Marathon Record

Conner Mantz is not resting on his NCAA xc title laurels. He appeared on the LRC Friday 15 SC podcast and not only revealed he may do this weekend's USATF Half Marathon champs, but that he may try and break Ryan Hall's 59:43 American record.
November 20, 2021

Conner Mantz and NAU Repeat as 2021 NCAA Cross Country Champions

We break down all the action for you from Tallahassee. Full recap with analysis and post-race interviews.

November 16, 2021

2021 NCAA XC Men's Individual Preview: Will Conner Mantz Become a Legend? Or Will Wesley Kiptoo Earn Redemption?

A second NCAA XC title would vault Mantz into the NCAA XC pantheon, but to win he'll have to beat a loaded field featuring Kiptoo, Adriaan Wildschutt, Cooper TeareNico Young, and more. *MB: NCAA Predicted Men's Individual top 10 
September 22, 2021

Q&A: NCAA XC Champ Conner Mantz on Why He Didn't Turn Pro, Racing Wesley Kiptoo, & His Toughest Workout Ever

After the Olympic Trials, Mantz's mind was made up - he was going pro, but he's back at BYU hoping to become the first American since Steve Prefontaine to repeat as NCAA xc champ.  
June 08, 2021

2021 NCAA Outdoor Men's 5K/10K/Steeple Preview: Hocker Chases Unprecedented Double & Mantz v Kiptoo in an NCAA XC Rematch

No man has ever won the 15000 and 5000 at the same NCAA meet. Can Cole Hocker make history? Hocker, Conner Mantz, and Wesley Kiptoo have all already won NCAA titles in 2021 and will look to burnish their legacies by adding more in Eugene. One event guaranteed to have a new champ is the men's steeple, which is completely wide-open.
May 12, 2021

Will PPV Work? How Will Centro Look? 6 Big Questions Ahead of 2021 Sound Running Track Meet

The distance races at this weekend's Track Meet in LA are stacked and can be viewed for just $5.99 and Jonathan Gault has questions about Lopez LomongMatthew CentrowitzConner MantzSifan Hassan, and Sinclaire Johnson will fare.
March 15, 2021

Conner Mantz Ends The American Drought, NAU Men Reassert Themselves As Kings At 2020 NCAA Cross Country Championships

Mantz ended the American individual drought with a DOMINANT final four minutes as he won by 22.1 seconds. In the team battle, NAU (1st with 60 points) was magnificent and they needed to be as Notre Dame had the best runner-up score since 1997 (87 points).