November 30, 2023
2023 Valencia Marathon Preview: 5K/10K World Record Holder Joshua Cheptegei Makes Historic Debut
For the 1st time in nearly 50 years, the men's 5,000 and 10,000 WR holder will debut in the marathon while still being the best in the world on the track. Former HM world record holder Kibiwott Kandie and Kenenisa Bekele are also running, while Almaz Ayana, Genzebe Dibaba, and 2019 Boston champ Worknesh Degefa lead the women's field.
December 06, 2020
Evans Chebet (2:03:00) and Peres Jepchirchir (2:17:16) Set Valencia Marathon Course Records As Genzebe Dibaba (65:18) Wins Her Half Marathon Debut
Pre-race, we said the Valencia fields were the deepest in history and that proved to be the case, particularly in the men's race where 30 men broke 2:10.
December 03, 2020
2020 Valencia Half Preview: Jacob Kiplimo vs Kibiwott Kandie, Round 3; Rhonex Kipruto, & Genzebe Dibaba Debut
High winds may prevent the world records from falling, but the racing on Sunday in Valencia should be spectacular. Can Kiplimo close out a perfect 2020 with a win, or can Kenyans Kandie & Kipruto take him down?
August 28, 2019
2019 Zurich DL Final Preview: WR Potential in the 400 Hurdles, Coburn Chases Sub-9:00, Dibaba vs. Hassan, & So Long to the Men's 5K
Rai Benjamin and Karsten Warholm square off for the first time in the men's 400 hurdles while Dalilah Muhammad faces Sydney McLaughlin in the women's 400 hurdles. Plus a battle of WR holders in the women's 1500 and Justin Gatlin vs. Noah Lyles in the men's 100.
June 29, 2019
Pre Classic Media Day Highlights: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Explains How She Ran 10.73 After a C-Section, Laura Muir Has All the Pieces Now, & More
Plus Christian Coleman doesn't want to talk about Noah Lyles anymore, Sha'Carri Richardson recalls watching the Beijing Olympics at age 8, Genzebe Dibaba punts when asked about her current training situation, Michael Norman tells us whether or not he's leaning towards the 200/400 double and the bibs say "Eugene" instead of "Palo Alto" on them.
June 27, 2019
2019 Pre Classic Women's Distance Preview: USA vs the World in the Steeple, Semenya (and Kipyegon & Houlihan & Ayana) Returns
The 3k is ridiculously stacked (Dibaba vs Ayana vs Hassan vs Obiri). Heck, EVERY event is ridiculously stacked. The women's steeple features 6 of the 8 fastest women ever, the 1500 has Houlihan vs Muir vs Kipyegon, and the 800 has Semenya. Oh boy.
June 19, 2019
Podcast: Jama Aden Raid Anniversary, Jenny Simpson’s Medal Chances, Who would you rather be: Josh Kerr, Drew Hunter or Grant Fisher?
June 16, 2019
PR Bonanza: Genzebe Dibaba Runs 3:55.47 to Edge Sifan Hassan as 9 Women Run PBs and 3 Set National Records in Rabat
December 26, 2018
2018 LRC World & US Rankings, W 3K/5K: Hellen Obiri Is World #1 Again (Barely) As Shelby Houlihan Tops US Rankings
Sifan Hassan had a fantastic year but Hellen Obiri's year was just a little bit better as she won both the DL final and the fastest race of the year (Rabat) over Hassan. Meanwhile, American Shelby Houlihan was the 8th fastest woman in the world this year.
December 20, 2018
2018 LRC World & US Rankings, W 1500: European/Diamond League Champ Laura Muir Tops Shelby Houlihan For World #1
In 2018, Shelby Houlihan enjoyed one of the greatest seasons ever by an American female on the track, but it wasn't quite enough to get her a world #1 ranking.
March 03, 2018
Women's 1500: Genzebe Dibaba Remains Unbeatable Indoors, Muir 2nd and Hassan 3rd
Dibaba was sensational once again over the last 1k - nearly beating the indoor 1k world record en route to her fifth indoor gold.
March 02, 2018
Women's 1500 Semis: Dibaba, Hassan, Muir Set for 3000 Rematch as American Quigley, Houlihan Make Final
March 01, 2018
Genzebe Dibaba's Mastery of the Indoor Oval Continues - Dibaba Wins Thrilling Women's 3000, Hassan 2nd, Muir 3rd
Genzebe Dibaba’s mastery of the indoor oval continues. Dibaba was able to just hold on and secure a much deserved gold after she made a big mid-race move. The question we have now is, "Should Hassan be DQd for cutting off Muir near the line?"
February 26, 2018
2018 World Indoors Will Start With An INCREDIBLE Race As The Women's 3000 is LOADED
Get out of work early or take a late lunch break on Thursday (3:15 pm ET) as the 2018 World Indoors will start with a bang as Genzebe Dibaba will put her 8-year indoor winning streak on the line against a loaded field that includes Brit Laura Muir, American Shelby Houlihan, Kenyan Hellen Obiri, and German Konstanze Klosterhalfen.
January 31, 2018
Weekend Preview: Rupp and Hasay at USA XC, Ches, Engels, and a Lot of $$$ at Camel City, & Fast Races in Karlsruhe
The Super Bowl may be on Sunday but we are calling Saturday "Super Saturday" - what an incredible day of action. If you are a distance fan, you might as well cancel your plans as there is going to be riveting action all day long.
December 28, 2017
2017 LRC World & US Rankings, W 3K/5K: Hellen Obiri Reigns Supreme, Shannon Rowbury US #1
August 07, 2017
Women's 1500: Faith Kipyegon Wins Another Gold As Jenny Simpson Beats Caster Semenya To Nab Her Fourth Global 1500 Medal
A thrilling final sprint saw a five-way battle for the medals as Kipyegon just held on to the gold with Simpson timing her kick perfectly to grab silver over Semenya. GB's Laura Muir and world leader Sifan Hassan both ran out of gas after starting their kicks too soon and finished in 4th and 5th.
August 05, 2017
Women's 1500 Semis: Jenny Simpson Moves on to the Final, Genzebe Dibaba Struggles but Survives & Konstanze Klosterhalfen Goes for It (But Fails)
August 01, 2017
2017 Worlds Women's 1500 Preview: Dibaba vs. Hassan vs. Kipyegon Will Be Epic; Can Jenny Simpson, Caster Semenya or Home Favorite Laura Muir Medal?
Of all the distance races at Worlds, this one is the most intriguing. Let's dive into it. What an incredible field with the Olympic champ Faith Kipyegon, Genzebe Dibaba, Sifan Hassan, Caster Semenya, Laura Muir and Jenny Simpson.
May 27, 2017
2017 Pre Recap: Mo Farah Wins 5k, Ronald Kwemoi Impresses in Mile, Jakob Ingebrigtsen Becomes History’s Youngest Sub-4 Miler
Ronald Kwemoi won the 1500 and Mo Farah the 5000. Could they clash at 5000m at Worlds?