German Fernandez

German Fernandez

April 06, 2016

German Fernandez Does the 10k, Meet The Breakthrough Athlete of the Year: Violah Jepchumba, Plus Martin Lel's Brother, NCAA Leaders Galore, Leo Manzano Struggles But Says All is Well, Pregnancy Photos and More

Martin Lel's brother is making a name for himself, so is Violah Jepchumbah and Stephanie Bruce. Plus German Fernandez does the 10k, the college track season heats up and more.
April 02, 2016

2016 Stanford Invitational - Friday Highlights: German Fernandez Debuts in 28:06, Dominique Scott Runs 15:25, Kim Smith Is Back And Much More

Scott got a big win while Kim Smith was an impressive 3rd in her first track race in 3 years. Ahead of Fernandez, Leonard Korir (27:58) just beat Shadrack Kipchirchir while Laura Thweatt and Paul Chelimo also picked up victories.
March 30, 2016

2016 Stanford Invitational Entries

A highlight will be the women's 5000 which has New Zealand's Kim Smith, Dominique Scott and former NCAA champ Emma Bates. For the men, German Fernandez makes his 10K debut with Shadrack Kipchirchir also in the race and Paul Chelimo is in the 5000. *MB: German Fernandez 10k debut!!!! *MB: BIAS STANFORD ENTRIES
February 24, 2016

WTW: Someone Break Up The Women Of The Bowerman Track Club, Putting Drew Hunter's Run In Perspective, Much-Improved US 5k Running, And Galen Rupp Imitates Alberto Salazar

This week we also catch up with coaching legends Frank Gagliano and Ron Warhurst, talk about abolishing the US Olympic Trials and wonder if the Russian doping scandal resulted in a murder.
October 15, 2015

Chris Solinsky, German Fernandez, Tyler Pennel And Kenyan Julius Kogo (61:47 Half) Lead Field For Next Sunday's EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler

Former World Champs 5000 5th placer Buze Diriba, former All-American Aliphine Tuliamuk-Bolton and former US marathon champ Esther Atkins (Erb) lead women's field.
April 09, 2015

Tabor Stevens - The American Star You Likely Haven't Heard Of - Gets A Big Win, So Does German Fernandez And Michael O'Hara X 4, Geoffrey Kamworor And President Bush

Tabor Stevens, the NCAA XC champ and fastest American collegiate steepler last year, got a big win, so did German Fernandez, and Michael O'Hara got four of them. More track action, coaching advice, and a chance encounter with Geoffrey Kamworor in the airport which reminded us of Paul Tergat and Moses Tanui meeting President Bush.

April 04, 2015

2015 Stanford Invitational: Gelete Burka Outkicks Shalane Flanagan, Grunewald PRs and Wins, Brits Stabler and Aitchison Impress, German Fernandez is Back!

Shalane Flanagan showed she's ready for Boston, Gabriele Grunewald got a nice pr and win in the 5000m, Sam Stabler of Lamar had the breakthrough of the meet in the 5000m, Oliver Aitchison showed he's becoming a force at 1500m,  German Fernandez got a much needed win and Erin Teschuk got some attention.

April 02, 2015

Entries For 2015 Stanford Invitational On April 3rd And April 4th: Edward Cheserek And Eric Jenkins In The 10,000

Stacked fields for every distance event. Also in the 10K field are Juan Luis Barrios, Futsum Zienasellassie, Fernando Cabada, Kemoy Campbell, Trevor Dunbar. More meet highlights include: Women's 10K: Shalane Flanagan, Dominque Scott, Kate Avery. Men's 1500: Lopez Lomong, German Fernandez, Stanley Kebenei, Andy Bayer (also listed in steeple). Women's 5000: Emma Bates, Juliet Bottorff, Tara Erdmann, Gabe Grunewald, Marielle Hall, Nelly Spence Gracey.

February 28, 2015

Ryan Hill Runs 25.77 Last 200 To Win His First National Title, Captures Men's 2-Mile in 8:26.72

Ryan Hill went 25.77 the final lap to win his first "real" national title over Ben Blankenship and Evan Jager.

February 15, 2015

Bowerman Track Club's Lopez Lomong and Ryan Hill Go 1-2 as Cam Levins Falters

Nike Oregon Project's Cam Levins had an off day and the rival Bowerman Track Club's Lopez Lomong and Ryan Hill were glad to pick up the slack going 1-2 in the men's 5000m. German Fernandez DNFd as he was having a terrible day and going to get lapped.

January 17, 2015

2015 UW Indoor Preview Results: Shannon Rowbury (2:40.25 / 4:27.86) Beats Teammates Jordan Hasay, Treniere Moser In Both The 1000 And Mile; Matt Centrowitz Wins 1000 / Mile Double (2:19.53 / 3:58.60) Over Evan Jager (2:20.39) And Cam Levins (3:58.75)

Stanford's Elise Cranny was 4th in the 1000 (2:42.39). In other action Mary Cain was 4th in the 600 (1:30.03) and then won the 800 (2:07.21),  German Fernandez was 2nd in the 3000 (8:04.59). Pros Andy Bayer, German Fernandez, Phoebe Wright, Geena Lara also competed.

December 05, 2014

Week That Was: The Olympic Mascot Is Here, The Eugene R-G Looks Into Worlds 2019, The Foot Locker Final Fields, Some Guy Runs 1:45 In December, Andrew Wheating Runs 13:59

The Eugene Register-Guard does some good journalism on the Worlds 2019 bid, the Foot Locker Final fields are almost set, some guy runs 1:45 in December, Andrew Wheating runs 13:59, and the Olympic mascots are here.

September 23, 2014

Deena, Paula, German Fernandez And Andrew Wheating Are All Back (To Different Degrees), A New High School Star, Some Free Coaching Advice And More

41-year-old Deena Kastor broke the master's world record at the half marathon, German Fernandez is back ran well, Paula Radcliffe is back racing,  and so is Andrew Wheating. Plus, some coaching advice from Caleb Ndiku and news on a new star in the American high school ranks.

September 21, 2014

RRW: Molly Huddle Earns Fourth USA 5-K Title in 15:10; Diego Estrada Wins Emotional First National Title (13:56.0)

Huddle won by 15-seconds over Jordan Hasay in second; Mary Cain was back in 6th (15:53). Estrada won in a kick of German Fernandez (13:57.0) and Maverick Darling (13:57.5). Matt Centrowitz was 7th in 14:03.2.

January 09, 2014

Bernard Lagat And Nick Willis Headline Paavo Nurmi 2000m Race At The 2014 Millrose Games

Also in the field will be Evan Jager, German Fernandez and Cam Levins.
October 31, 2013

Chris Derrick Reflects on His 2013 Track and Cross Country Season

Derrick looks back at 2013, looks ahead to 2014 (sub 13:00 and sub 27:00 are on the horizon), and talks about his group and even German Fernandez, Alan Webb and you LRC message boarders.