Craig Engels

Craig Engels

November 01, 2022

Craig Engels Opens Up About Leaving Union Athletics Club, Re-Joining Ryan Vanhoy

Engels says he enjoyed his time with UAC but needed to train in a place where he either had consistent training partners or a coach with him every day. *MB: Craig Engels explain why he left Pete Julian, "I saw him twice in 50 days. That was tough...almost a tipping point."
June 25, 2021

Men’s 1500 Semifinals: The Epic Final Everyone Wanted Is All Set (Minus Hobbs Kessler)

Nuguse, Hocker, Centro and Engels all looked fantastic. Who will go home devastated on Sunday?
August 13, 2020

2020 Monaco DL Preview: The 2020 Olympics Is Happening on Friday in Monaco

What a meet! Sifan Hassan, Donavan BrazierNoah LylesJoshua Cheptegei and many more stars will all compete in the best track meet of 2020 -- in front of real live fans -- on Friday in Monaco.
February 15, 2020

Shelby Houlihan & Josh Thompson Complete Bowerman TC Sweep of 1500s at 2020 USATF Indoors

Houlihan used a sub-30 final lap to win her 13th US title while Thompson held off defending champ Craig Engels and unheralded (and unsponsored) Nick Harris to earn his first US title.
February 13, 2020

2020 USA Indoors, Men's Preview: Bryce Hoppel, Isaiah Harris Chase First US Title; Reigning Champ Craig Engels Faces Clayton Murphy & Josh Thompson in 1500

We break down the middle-distance and distance action for you for this Weekend's USA Indoor Track and Field Championships.
February 07, 2020

2020 Camel City Preview: Paul Chelimo, Craig Engels, Jenny Simpson, King Ches & More Head South

The pro races at Camel City (2-3:30 p.m.) are right before Millrose, making it a great start to a track doubleheader as the star power up front at Camel City is comparable to Millrose. Here are 4 few things we'll be watching for.
January 26, 2020

2020 BU Terrier Classic Results

Besides the men's 5000m, some other highlights included Craig Engels winning the mile in 3:56.85, Raevyn Rogers in the 1000m (2:39.00), Laura Galvan in the women's mile (4:31.89) and Julie-Anne Staehli in the 3000m (8:47.97).
January 11, 2020

February 8: Deep American Fields Set For Camel City Elite Meet With Edward Cheserek, Paul Chelimo, Jenny Simpson, Craig Engels, Clayton Murphy And Raevyn Rogers

Cheserek and Murphy are both in the mile, with Cheserek considering doubling in the 3000 where he'd face Chelimo. Rogers will be up against Athing Mu in the 800m; Engels is also running the 800.
October 03, 2019

Men's 1500 Prelims Go Mostly According To Form As Centro Sounds Confident: “I ran 3:52 at the Pre Classic, and I’m in worlds better shape than then,”

The Olympic champ sounds confident, the 2012 Olympic champ explains why he didn't race the last two years and another guy talks about how he's gone from working for Postmates to the world championship semis in less than a year.
October 03, 2019

Craig Engels Defends Himself & NOP Teammates, Responds To Jenny Simpson: “People Have a Moral Compass Besides Her”

Craig Engels did not like some of Jenny Simpson's comments from the day before.
September 06, 2019

2019 Brussels DL Final Men's Recap: Controversy in the Steeple, Dominance in the 1500, & DL Titles for Young Stars Lyles & Norman

Getnet Wale edged Soufiane El Bakkali in the steeple and was judged not to have obstructed him as Timothy Cheruiyot won his third straight DL 1500 crown. Lyles (19.74) and Norman (44.26) made it a US sweep in the sprints.
August 21, 2019

Track Talk Podcast: Who Are The Favorites For Worlds, Craig Engels Is Skipping A DL Meet To Go To A Wedding, Will Alexa Efraimson Ever PR, The DL is Back, Max Burgin Bombs, and More

There was a ton to talk about this week as the Diamond League has returned and Shaunae Miller-Uibo’s unbeaten streak has passed the two year mark. We spend a ton of time talking about how exciting and wide-open Worlds are going to be this year with few huge mid-d or distance favorites.
August 15, 2019

2019 Birmingham DL Preview: British Teen Phenoms, Craig Engels Tries for First Euro Win, & Christian Coleman

Engels has never run a DL race in Europe, and though this isn't a DL points race, there are three guys who have run 3:31 or fast this year. Plus Ajee' Wilson, Kate Grace, and Melissa Bishop in the women's 800 but the highlight of the meet may be a loaded women's 200.
July 29, 2019

USAs Day 4 Men's Distance: Brazier Beats Murphy (Again), Engels Takes Down Centrowitz, and Lopez Lomong Pulls Off A Stunner

We analyze the three men's distance finals from the final day of the 2019 Toyota USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships.
July 23, 2019

2019 USAs Men's 800, 1500 and Steeple Preview: NOP Stars Brazier & Murphy Battle in 8; Engels Tries to Topple Centro in 15 & Jager is MIA in Steeple

Which stud wins the 800 - Murphy or Engels or does Hoppel stay undefeated? Can Engels take down Centro in the 1500? And who replaced Jager in the steeplechase?
March 04, 2019

WTW: Racing and Time Trialing are Very Different, Laura Muir is Dominant, and the Olympic Marathon Trials Will be Hilly

If you thought Kejelcha's world record was all that happened last week think again.