November 29, 2022
Hassan Mead Says He Was Retired When He Tested Positive for PEDs in October
The 6-2, 138-lb Mead says a pre-workout drink he bought from a vending machine was the likely source of the PEDs. "I was out there just lifting to gain a bit of muscle." *MB: Hassan Mead popped - Tests positive for ostarine and is banned for 3 years.
July 23, 2019
2019 USAs Men’s 5000 and 10,000 Preview: Aside From Chelimo, There Are Plenty of Spots Up For Grabs
4 guys have the 10,000 standard and 7 have the 5,000 standard. Which 3 of them will make it Doha?
December 26, 2018
2018 LRC World & US Rankings, M 3K/5K: Yomif Kejelcha Edges Selemon Barega For World #1 Honors; Paul Chelimo Is US #1 (Again)
We know Selemon Barega ran 12:43 but in the end decided you can't really be World #1 if you failed to medal at World U20s and the African champs.
June 24, 2018
Houlihan, Chelimo, & Jager (7 Straight) Grow Their Legends With Convincing Wins at USAs
Greatness was on display as 3 of America's distance stars lived up to their favorite status.
May 16, 2018
2018 Oxy Preview: Centro Doubles Up, Brenda Martinez & Boris Berian Return to 800, & A Deep Men's 1500 Headline The Action
For years, we've said when you watch meets like Oxy you are basically watching practice. This year's meet proves it as Olympic champ Matthew Centrowitz is in the C heat of the 1500 (doubling back from the 800).
October 12, 2017
November 4: Matt Centrowitz, Paul Chelimo, Ben True, Desiree Linden And Brenda Martinez Lead Deep Fields For The USATF 5K Championships Hosted By The Abbott Dash To The Finish Line 5K
Other top contenders include Leonard Korir, Hassan Mead, Abbey D'Agostino and Natosha Rogers.
August 04, 2017
Unbeatable: The Amazing Mo Farah Wins the 10,000 at 2017 Worlds, Earns 10th Global Gold in "Toughest Race" of His Life
July 30, 2017
2017 Worlds Men’s 10,000 Preview: Geoffrey Kamworor Gets One Final Crack at Mo Farah on the Track
On the 5-year anniversary of his first Olympic gold medal, Mo Farah will look to end his 10,000 career in style - with yet another gold medal. Can Geoffrey Kamworor pull off the upset?
July 08, 2017
2017 Anniversary Games Preview: Brazier, Amos & Kiprop Headline a Ridiculous Men's 800; Mo Farah & Laura Muir Try to Defend Home Turf vs. the Americans
The 2017 IAAF World Championships are less than a month away, but if you can't wait until then, consider Sunday's Müller Anniversary Games a preview. Sunday morning's action (9-11 am ET) will be fantastic as the meet features many of track and field's biggest stars including Mo Farah, Allyson Felix, Laura Muir, Fred Kerley, Elaine Thompson, Keni Harrison and Mariya Lasitskene. The men's 800 is unreal with Donavan Brazier, Emmanuel Korir, Asbel Kiprop, Nijel Amos and Adam Kszczot. The women's mile is almost as good as Muir takes on Jenny Simpson, Kate Grace and Hellen Obiri. Farah faces Eric Jenkins, Ryan Hill and Hassan Mead in the men's 3000.
June 23, 2017
Hassan Mead Ends Galen Rupp’s Epic Streak to Win His First U.S. Title in a Bizarre Men’s 10K
June 21, 2017
2017 USA Men's 5K/10K Preview: Galen Rupp Goes for 9th Straight in the 10K; Olympic Medalist Paul Chelimo Leads 5K Field
Only 1 US athlete has ever won the same event 9 straight years at USAs. Can Rupp be #2? *MB: 2017 USA 10k race is tmw night. Will Rupp win his 9th straight? And the 5k is less than 24 hours later
May 03, 2017
2017 Payton Jordan Preview: Cheserek Goes for a Fast 5K; Centro & Sifan Hassan Step Up to the 5K; Deep Battles in the 10K
The fields are strong once again for Sunday's late-night meet. Maggie Vessey (800), Cory McGee (1,500), Shelby Houlihan (1,500), Evan Jager (1,500) Henrik Ingebrigtsen (1,500), Sally Kipyego (5k), Nicole Tully (5k), Garrett Heath (5k), Chris Derrick (5k), Buze Diriba (10k), Molly Seidel (10k) and Sam Chelanga (10k) are among the entrants with the 10k track debut of Bernard Lagat.
December 30, 2016
2016 LRC Year-End Rankings, Men's 3,000/5,000: Mo Farah Is #1 Again; Paul Chelimo Tops U.S. List After Shock Silver in Rio
Farah's presence at the top of the podium in Rio was no surprise, but few envisioned Chelimo, who was just 11th at USAs last year, winning America's first Olympic medal in the 5,000 since 1964 and two other Americans cracking the world top 10. *MB: What a year for Team USA! Three American men make our World Top 10 in our 3000/5000 rankings.
August 20, 2016
Men's 5000: Mo Farah Completes The "Double Double"; American Paul Chelimo Surprises With Silver After A Slew Of DQs And Reinstatements Temporarily Cause Silver And Bronze Medal Pandemonium
Farah cemented his place in Olympic history by joining Lasse Viren as the only man in history to pull off the 5K/10K double at two Olympic Games. Behind him, three DQs saw 41-year-old Bernard Lagat almost win Olympic bronze, but two reinstatements later he was relegated to 5th as USA's Paul Chelimo was the shock silver medalist and Ethiopia's Hagos Gebrhiwet got the bronze.
August 18, 2016
2016 Olympic Men’s 5,000 Preview: Favorite Mo Farah Aims to Complete the Double-Double; Can Bernard Lagat Medal at 41?
Farah looks like a lock for gold after winning the 10k, but with no Kenyans in the final for the first time since 1980, the question is who earns the other medals?
August 17, 2016
Disaster for Kenya: Kenya Advances Zero Men To 5000 Meter Final But Team USA Gets All Three Through
Zero Kenyan men in the final? Check. A 41-year old man in the final? Check. Hassan Mead unfortunately wwent down in a fall.
July 09, 2016
5000m Video Interviews: Bernard Lagat, Hassan Mead, Paul Chelimo, Eric Jenkins, Ben True, Ryan Hill, Galen Rupp, and Brian Shrader
Bernard Lagat, Hassan Mead, Paul Chelimo, Eric Jenkins, Ben True, Ryan hill, Galen Rupp, and Brian Shrader.
July 09, 2016
41-Year-Old Bernard Lagat Wins Crazy Men's 5000 at 2016 US Olympic Trials
Father Time took a blow from the majestic Bernard Lagat who blitzed a 52.82 final 40 to go from 6th to 1st and book his ticket to a 5th Olympic Games.
July 02, 2016
Galen Rupp Knocks it Out of the Park to Win Olympic Trials and His 8th Straight USATF 10,000m Title
Galen Rupp won his 8th 10,000 title in a row as a slew of carnage was left behind him with athletes dropping out in the heat.