August 23, 2023
Women's Steeple and 5k Prelims: Emma Coburn Exits with Hamstring Injury, Hassan and Kipyegon Duke it Out
Sifan Hassan decided she wanted to beat Faith Kipyegon in the prelim as Emma Coburn, Krissy Geer and others went home.
August 15, 2023
2023 Worlds WSteeple Preview: A Changing Of The Guard? Or Do Old Stalwarts Like Emma Coburn and Beatrice Chepkoech Have Something Left?
Two teenagers lead the 2023 world list, but they both bombed out in the prelims of Worlds last year. Will they come through in 2023?
July 09, 2023
BYU's Kenneth Rooks Wins Despite Falling, Krissy Gear Snaps Emma Coburn's Win Streak in Steeplechase at 2023 USAs
Has the US found two new potential steeple stars? Plus learn about the 31-year-old journeyman who just made his first team.
July 03, 2023
2023 USA Steeplechase Previews: Bor and Jager Are Out, Can Coburn and Frerichs Keep It Going?
There will be a changing of the guard in the men's steeple this year, but what about on the women's side?
April 12, 2023
WTW: Sha'Carri Is Back, Madness at Arcadia, and the Women's Steeplechase Is Dirty, Very Dirty
In this week's recap, we put Sha'Carri's windy 10.57, the crazy Arcadia 3200m times, as well Norah Jeruto's bust in perspective for you.
February 15, 2023
Emma Coburn, Heather MacLean, and...Jordan Mann? How USATF's World XC Relay Team Came Together
Two US stars and two relative unknowns comprise the US 4 x 2k relay team at World XC.
July 14, 2022
Women's Steeple Preview: Americans Look To Mix It Up With Favorites Norah Jeruto and Winfred Yavi, Who Have Never Medalled Before
An American has medalled at each of the last 4 global outdoor championships but Americans Emma Coburn and Courtney Frerichs have been a bit under the radar so far in 2022. Can they get the job done on home soil?
June 29, 2022
6 Final Thoughts on 2022 USAs: Could the US Men Sweep the Sprints at Worlds, Pacemakers, Sha'Carri & More
Plus thoughts on pacers in the men's 5,000 final and will an American man win a distance medal at Worlds?
June 26, 2022
Athing Mu holds Off Ajee' Wilson, 8 Straight for Emma Coburn, Elise Cranny Makes it 2 in a Row - Day 4 USAs Women's Distance Recap
May 27, 2022
2022 Pre Classic Preview: Star-Studded Matchups Everywhere You Look
From Elaine Thompson-Herah and Sha'Carri Richardson in the 100 to Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Cole Hocker in the Bowerman Mile, the world and America's best are all in Eugene this weekend.
May 20, 2022
2022 USATF Distance Classic: Australia’s Abbey Caldwell (4:04.18) Punches Her Ticket to Worlds, But No One Else Does
The meet was a bit underwhelming as Caldwell was the only athlete to hit the World Championship standard on the night. In other action, Neil Gourley took down Cole Hocker and won the men’s 1500 in 3:35.43 and Evan Jager struggled over the final 150 in the men’s steeple and Emma Coburn ran 4:09 in the women's 1500. The most entertaining race of the night may have been the B heat of the men's 800 with Cooper Teare and HS sensation Colin Sahlman.
May 18, 2022
The Eight Most Interesting Track Storylines to Follow in 2022
From world record chases to era-defining rivalries, here are the eight stories Jonathan Gault will be following closely throughout the 2022 track season. *MB Here are the 8 storylines I'll be watching most closely in track in 2022. What are yours?
August 21, 2021
Courtney Frerichs Runs 8:57.77 To Become First American to Go Sub 9 in Steeple
Courtney Frerichs ran 8:57.77 to smash her American record and become the first American women sub 9 in the steeplechase.
August 04, 2021
Courtney Frerichs Goes for Gold and Rewarded With Silver as Peruth Chemutai Gets Surprise Gold
Courtney Frerichs went for gold and was rewarded with silver as Peruth Chemutai of Uganda got the upset win and Emma Coburn was not a factor.
July 29, 2021
2020 Olympic Women’s Steeplechase Preview: In A Race With 5 Legitimate Gold Medal Contenders, Can Emma Coburn Bring Home The Gold To The USA?
Three women in the field have won global titles but none have ever won Olympic gold. This should be a great one. *Discuss
July 09, 2021
2021 Monaco Women’s Recap: Kipyegon Runs 3:51.07 to Beat Hassan, Coburn Falls in Sub-9:00 Chase & Muir Runs Huge PB (1:56) to Win 800
Kipyegon is now #4 all-time in the women’s 1500, while Muir is #2 among Brits all-time in the 800 but will only run the 1500 in Tokyo. Hyvin Kiyeng (9:03.82) won the steeple, her second DL victory in a week.
July 07, 2021
Olympic Legend Gail Devers (Guest), Sha'Carri & Bekele OUT, Monaco Preview, Emma Coburn Olympic Favorite? + Meet the LetsRun.com Intern
Listen to the LetsRun.com team tell you what you need to know about the running world.
June 25, 2021
Women's Steeple: Emma Coburn, Courtney Frerichs Go 1-2 as Val Constien & Leah Falland Show the Beauty & Agony of the Olympic Trials
Coburn won her 7th straight US title as she and Frerichs went 1-2 for the fifth straight year. Falland was in third with two laps to go and fell, and though she was third again at the bell, Constien -- who works a full-time job -- was too strong over the last lap.
June 17, 2021
2020 Olympic Trials W3000SC Preview: Another Year of Coburn-Frerichs-Quigley?
The women's steeple has been the most predictable event at USAs in recent years. Will that continue in 2021, or will there be a changing of the guard? Colleen Quigley hasn't run a steeple since 2019.
February 11, 2021
NBIGP Preview: The Best US Indoor Meet of 2021 Season Is Saturday
What a track meet. You can make a case that the men's Olympic favorites at 100 (Noah Lyles/Trayvon Bromell), 200 (Lyles), 400 (Michael Norman), and 800 (Donavan Brazier) are all racing in Staten Island this weekend. Plus Sydney McLaughlin, Shaunae Miller-Uibo, and AR attempts in the 1000 (Bryce Hoppel) & 2-mile (Elle Purrier).