Galen Rupp

Galen Rupp

July 25, 2023

Chicago Marathon Fields Announced: Will the World and American Records Go Down, Does Rupp Have Anything Left: The Big Questions

Kelvin KiptumConner Mantz, Emma Bates, and Galen Rupp were among the notable names announced by Chicago on Tuesday.
March 21, 2023

WTW: Could Jacob Kiplimo one day surpass Eliud Kipchoge? Are Galen Rupp and Molly Huddle done?

Plus, did you know that a guy who couldn't crack the top 100 at NCAA XC just ran 2:07 in the marathon and Yomif Kejelcha just missed a world record.
November 03, 2022

Galen Rupp sounds like a guy trying to convince himself he’s ready to go

Rupp said his last few weeks of training have gone well but admitted his buildup had not been ideal. "It was a quick turnaround and I had to really focus on my health." But his goal is always the same, "I would rather win in 2:20 than run 2:07 and get, you know, 10th place." *MB: We spoke to Galen Rupp this morning in NYC. Here's what he had to say. 
July 15, 2022

A 5-Minute Guide to the Marathons at the 2022 World Championships

Stars like Geoffrey Kamworor and Ruth Chepngetich are running. Who will win? With ideal conditions, could the times actually be fast? And can Galen Rupp medal? Plus meet one of the coolest stories of Team USA - Colin Mickow - the financial analyst who works a full-time job and runs 140-150 mpw.
March 05, 2022

Emily Sisson, Nico Montanez Take 2022 USATF 15-K Titles in Jacksonville

Emily Sisson dominated and Nico Montanez kicked away from the pack including Galen Rupp who was 7th to get the title in Florida.
February 22, 2022

Galen Rupp, Molly Seidel, Sara Hall, Rhonex Kipruto Headline 2022 United Airlines NYC Half

The professional fields were announced for next months United Airlines NYC Half and Olympians Galen Rupp and Molly Seidel are the headliners on the domestic front. Rhonex Kipruto is the heavy favorite on the men's side with Senbere Teferi, Irine Cheptai and Sara Hall expected to battle on women's.
October 10, 2021

2021 Chicago Marathon Men’s Recap: Seifu Tura Continues Ethiopian Hot Streak as Galen Rupp Takes 2nd

Rupp was on American record pace at halfway but the warm, windy conditions took their toll in the second half as he had to settle for second place.
October 05, 2021

2021 Chicago Marathon Preview: Sara Hall Chases Deena's AR, Galen Rupp Doubles Back from Olympics, & a Very Shallow Women's Field

We share our six biggest storylines with you and introduce you to the new men's favorite - Reuben Kipyego - whom we just learned was running the race today.
August 07, 2021

The Greatest Ever x2: Eliud Kipchoge Repeats as Olympic Marathon Champion in Dominant Fashion

Eliud Kipchoge repeated as Olympic Marathon champ and cemented his status as the marathon GOAT as Galen Rupp was 8th.
August 06, 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympic Marathon Mini Preview: Can Kipchoge and Kosgei Add to their Legacies? Who Will Challenge Them for Gold in Sapporo?

Kenya has the world record holders in Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Kosgei, and both will be favorites for gold, but the Olympic marathon rarely goes to form. Here's what you need to know.
August 05, 2021

Can Galen Rupp Win the Olympic Marathon?

The only thing missing from Galen Rupp's career is the Olympic gold medal. Can he get it Sunday at the Tokyo Olympics?
July 23, 2021

Someone Hired a Private Investigator to See if Alberto Salazar Was Still Coaching Galen Rupp. Here Is What They Found.

Hidden cameras, criminal background checks, and nearly two weeks of surveillance. This story has it all. They found that Rupp regularly uses a house owned by the Salazar family to start many of his runs to the Nike campus. And he uses the underwater treadmill in the back.
June 29, 2021

Galen Rupp And Sara Hall Announced As Headliners For 2021 Chicago Marathon

Rupp will attempt to win his 2nd Chicago just 63 days after the Olympics while Sara Hall will be going for the American record. *MB: Galen Rupp and Sara Hall to run Chicago Marathon. Rupp will try Olympics/Chicago double 63 days apart. Can Hall get the AR?
February 26, 2021

Galen Rupp Says He's Going for Gold in Sapporo, Aliphine Tuliamuk Will Be Back to Running Soon, & More Updates on the US Olympic Marathoners

We catch up with America's Olympic marathoners one year after their booked their spots to Tokyo. Rupp talks about the adjustments he's made under coach Mike Smith, Tuliamuk wants to run now but is being told to wait two more weeks, plus updates from Molly Seidel and Jake Riley.
November 05, 2020

Podcast: Molly Huddle and Galen Rupp American Records, Mike Smith on 'America's Race', Plus Michael Norman 100m Talk

We talk American records (Galen Rupp and Molly Huddle) plus America's Race with Army Track and Field coach Mike Smith.
June 11, 2020

I Was Bored, So I Watched Eliud Kipchoge & Kenenisa Bekele's Duel at 2005 World XC

A duel between legends was the headliner, but did you know the future greatest marathoner in history ended up making a classic beginning runner's mistake? 2005 World XC also featured an impressive double from Tirunesh Dibaba, an appearance from 15-year-old Aliphine Tuliamuk, and the last world xc appearances for Galen Rupp, Jenny Simpson, and Dathan Ritzenhein 
May 21, 2020

I Was Bored, So I Watched the 2008 NCAA Cross Country Championships

A look back at Galen Rupp's first NCAA title (and an examination of his strange fashion choices) and the Oregon men's last team title, a historically loaded Oregon team, and why the Washington women were like the 1985 Chicago Bears. *MB: What's the most loaded NCAA men's xc team in history? Was 2008 Oregon with Rupp, Puskedra, Biwott, Centro and Wheating?
April 30, 2020

26:59! How Chris Solinsky Transformed a "Glorified Tempo" Into an All-Time Upset and Performance

10 years ago today, Chris Solinsky shocked the world by running 26:59 in his 10,000-meter debut. Get the inside story and learn how the date of Solinsky's wedding played a key role in his preparations and why his victory led to a decade-long feud between coaches Alberto Salazar and Jerry Schumacher.