March 11, 2022

2022 NCAA Indoor Men’s Day 1: Texas Pulls DMR Stunner, Abdihamid Nur Dominates Men’s 5K

Yaseen Abdalla anchored the Longhorns to the win; Notre Dame was 2nd as Yared Nuguse proved mortal.
March 10, 2022

2022 NCAA Indoors Women’s Mid-D/Distance Preview: Courtney Wayment Goes for Double

BYU's Wayment won the DMR/3k double in '21 and is entered in the 5k & 3k this weekend. 2020 NCAA XC champ Mercy Chelangat could threaten her but there will be new champs in the 800 and mile. *MB: Official 2022 NCAA Indoors Discussion Thread
March 12, 2021

NCAA Indoors Day 1 Super Women’s Recap: Joyce Kimeli (5K) & BYU (DMR) Win Titles, Tara Davis Breaks NCAA LJ Record, & Tyra Gittens Is Winning the Meet By Herself

BYU women's coach Diljeet Taylor has built a national power since arriving in 2016 and now her squad has won its first NCAA title.  Also earning NCAA title #1 was Auburn's Joyce Kimeli in the 5000 as Arkansas shockingly failed to score.
March 12, 2021

NCAA Indoors Day 1 Super Men’s Recap: Wesley Kiptoo & Oregon Break Meet Records as JuVaughn Harrison Makes History with HJ/LJ Sweep

Wesley Kiptoo and the Oregon men lived up to their favorite status as both earned wins in championships record time. While LSU's JuVaughn Harrison is now the greatest HJ/LJ man in history - the only man to clear 2.30 in the high jump and surpass 8.40 in the long jump, and he did it on the same day.
February 06, 2021

Cooper Teare & The Record-Breaking Oregon DMR Team Discuss Their 2021 Plans: "This Will Be One of Those All-Time Great Oregon Teams"

Jonathan Gault to coach Ben Thomas and the Oregon distance stars to get their plans for the rest of the year. They reveal they "might" do xc, but after running an NCAA record of 9:19.42 in their season opener it looks like the goal is an NCAA team title indoors. "The way these guys have stuck with it and kept their edge, it's been really special," said Thomas. Plus he analyzes how the squad compares to the all-time great Oregon squads.
March 11, 2020

2020 NCAA Indoors Women's Mid-D/Distance Preview: Dani Jones Chases Audacious 800/Mile Double

We don't expect her to pull it off as we think Nia Akins will win her first NCAA title in the 800, but if Jones wins just 1 NCAA title she'll join Jenny Simpson and Adam Goucher for the most in CU history. Plus can Whittni Orton win her first in the 3000?
March 10, 2020

2020 NCAA Indoors Men's Mid-D/Distance Preview: Studs Galore & Wide-Open Races

We break down the men's distance action for this weekend's NCAA Champs which are LOADED with 11 guys under 3:58, 12 guys under 7:50, 4 under 13:30 plus the fastest DMR team in NCAA history. *MB: 2020 NCAA Indoors men's fields are LOADED. Who you got?
March 06, 2019

2019 NCAA DMR Preview: Why Every Men's Team Won't Win the DMR (& Why the Oregon Women Will)

We break down the DMRs for the upcoming NCAA indoor champs by starting by telling you why each team won't win.
March 10, 2018

After a Disastrous 4:20.30 Split on the DMR, Josh Kerr Vows Something ‘Exciting’ in the Mile Final on Saturday

In an exclusive post-race chat with LRC, Kerr vowed to do something special on Saturday, “I was watching even the World Championships indoors, being [won] in 3:58 (for 1500m), that's not an exciting race to watch and we're going to try and make it exciting tomorrow.”
March 07, 2018

2018 NCAA Indoor DMR Preview: Josh Kerr & New Mexico Are Favored On Men's Side; Can Elise Cranny Carry Stanford To Title After String Of Near Misses?

The men's race could come to an anchor battle of a tired Josh Kerr vs. a fresh Grant Fisher. Who would have the edge? In the women's race, Stanford and Oregon are our two favorites. *MB: 2018 NCAA DMR Discussion Thread - Who wins if it comes down to a tired Josh Kerr vs fresh Grant Fisher? Oregon or Stanford?
March 11, 2017

DMR Madness: Colorado Goes From 9th to First to Win Women's DMR, Ole Miss Gets Title #1 a Little More Easily

Colorado got its first NCAA DMR title thanks to a crazy anchor from Dani Jones, and Ole Miss got a program defining win.
March 08, 2017

2017 NCAA Indoor Men's + Women's DMR Preview: Expect Oregon's Edward Cheserek to Put the Team on His Back Again As The Ducks Shoot for a DMR Sweep

Believe it or not, the Oregon women have never won the DMR at NCAAs. Look for that to change on Friday as we think the Ducks will win both DMR titles.
January 28, 2017

Jenny Simpson, Brenda Martinez, Sydney McLaughlin and Emma Coburn Set New DMR Indoor World Record* of 10:40.31

The New Balance pros and the high schooler McLaughlin got the year started off with a bang.
January 26, 2017

2017 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Preview: Two Loaded 3000s, Matthew Centrowitz in the Mile and a World Record Attempt in the Women's DMR

The men's 3k (Paul Chelimo, Clayton MurphyEric JenkinsDejen Gebremeskel) and women's 3k (Shannon RowburyHellen ObiriSifan Hassan) are the most compelling races, but there's also Duane Solomon vs. Donavan Brazier in the 600, a battle between the last two Olympic champs in the women's PV and Emma Coburn, Sydney McLaughlinBrenda Martinez and Jenny Simpson teaming up to attack the DMR WR.
March 12, 2016

The Rest of The Meet: Molly Seidel Continues To Roll, Chaos In The Men's 800 and Katrina Coogan Kicks Georgetown To Women's DMR Title

Day 1 of NCAAs was full of drama as the day saw Molly Seidel claim her 3rd consecutive NCAA title in a near NCAA record and the Georgetown women grab an NCAA DMR victory after several years of close misses. The mile and women's 800 heats went mostly to form, but the men's 800 saw the pre-race rankings and most LetsRunner's prediction contests tossed aside as three of the top four seeds failed to make the final.
March 12, 2016

The Legend of King Cheserek Grows Even Bigger - Edward Cheserek Wins Two More NCAA Titles Thanks To 3:52 DMR Anchor Less than 35 Minutes After 5000 Win

Less than 35 minutes after winning the 5000, Edward Cheserek used a 3:52 anchor split to dispatch the fastest American collegiate miler in history and give Oregon a second straight DMR title.
March 08, 2016

2016 NCAA DMR Preview: The Women's Race Should Be a Stanford-Georgetown Duel

Stanford and Georgetown already raced once this year and just .19 separated. They are the class of the field and should battle it out again on Friday.