March 19, 2023
Jacob Kiplimo dispatches Joshua Cheptegei (again), Hellen Obiri sets course record at NYC Half
Kiplimo ran each 5k faster than the previous, running his final 5k in 13:52 thanks to a 4:19 12th mile as he won by 38 seconds in his showdown with 5,000 and 10,000 WR holder Joshua Cheptegei.
February 22, 2023
WTW: Sub-4 Mania, An NCAA Coach Doesn't Watch His Team Break A World Record, + Grant Fisher = Charles Barkley?
In this week's recap, we share some great coaching advice from Dave Smith - less can sometimes be more.
November 06, 2022
Sharon Lokedi SHOCKS World, Wins 2022 New York City Marathon
Sharon Lokedi got a huge win for herself and Under Armour as well as Hellen Obiri's debut fizzleed the final few miles. Aliphine Tuliamuk was first American.
July 16, 2022
Letesenbet Gidey Gets Her Gold, Outkicks Hellen Obiri, Sifan Hassan to Win 10,000m at 2022 World Championships
Letesenbet Gidey now has a gold medal to go with her 2 world records as she won a super tight women's 10,000m where the top three were separated by .13. But should she have been DQd? Plus all three American women advanced in the steeple and Karsten Warholm showed he's healthy. In the 110h, Devon Allen returned to action as Grant Holloway ran fast but Daneil Roberts bombed out.
August 07, 2021
Sifan Hassan Completes Triple With Gold in 10,000m
Sifan Hassan completed her historic triple with gold in the 10,000m.
September 25, 2020
Doha Recap: Faith Kipyegon Sends a Message in 800 & Stewart McSweyn Breaks Aussie 1500 Record as 2020 DL Season Wraps Up
The 2020 Wanda Diamond League season is in the books and Faith Kipyegon, Hellen Obiri and Stewart McSweyn picked up big mid-d/distance wins in Doha. Plus Jessica Hull got crushed but was happy.
September 24, 2020
Doha DL Preview: A stacked women's 3k, Bryce Hoppel takes on the world's best miler, Conseslus Kipruto debuts and Faith Kipyegon drops down
The very strange 2020 track season is almost over as the 2020 DL season concludes Friday in Doha with some interesting distance races. For example, Doha will feature the three best men's steeplers from 2019, but they are all in the 1500. 1500 stars Faith Kipegon and Timothy Cheruiyot will both run the 800. The women's 3,000 is totally loaded with five 2019 World medalists, led by Hellen Obiri.
August 13, 2020
2020 Monaco DL Preview: The 2020 Olympics Is Happening on Friday in Monaco
What a meet! Sifan Hassan, Donavan Brazier, Noah Lyles, Joshua Cheptegei and many more stars will all compete in the best track meet of 2020 -- in front of real live fans -- on Friday in Monaco.
October 05, 2019
Hellen Obiri Returns To Her Winning Ways, Defends 5000 Title With 14:26.72 Championship Record
Obiri hasn't had the smoothest of seasons but she front-way her way to gold tonight.
September 25, 2019
2019 Worlds Women's 10K Preview: Sifan Hassan Chases First World Outdoor Title
Under Alberto Salazar's tutelage, Hassan has put together a year for the ages in 2019; can she end it with a gold medal at Worlds against Hellen Obiri?
July 21, 2019
London Recap: Hellen Obiri Stops Hassan, Tefera Goes Sub 3:50 to Defeat Ingebrigtsen, Catriona Bisset Gets 43 Year Old Australian Record
Day 2 saw some great sprint and distance action in London.
July 18, 2019
2019 London Diamond League Preview: Amos & Kipyegon Try to Keep Rolling, Hassan WR Watch, and Morgan McDonald Makes Pro Debut
Rhonex Kipruto (debut) and Jakob Ingebrigtsen are also in the 5k, while Laura Muir and Konstanze Klosterhalfen will battle Kipyegon in the 1500.
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.
May 29, 2019
2019 Stockholm DL Preview: What a Meet - Ingebrigtsens vs. Manangois at 1500, Echevarria & Norman Make 2019 DL Debuts, and Paul Chelimo Runs the 10K
Another week, another terrific DL meet. Young stars Juan Miguel Echevarria & Michael Norman headline the LJ & 400, respectively, while there's star power in the women's 1500 (Laura Muir) and 5000 (Hellen Obiri). Plus a battle between the Ingebrigtsen and Manangoi brothers in the 1500 and a loaded 10,000 that includes Paul Chelimo and Julien Wanders. *MB: Julien Wanders' last 'special training block' before Stockholm DL. 100% PR shape.
March 26, 2019
2019 World XC Women's Preview: Hellen Obiri Looks to Add World XC Title to Her Stellar Resume
The world's best steeplechaser and 5,000 meter runners will clash at World XC and our money is on 5ker Hellen Obiri who is making her world xc debut.
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.
July 13, 2018
Rabat DL Recap: Obiri Wins The Deepest 5k in History, Kejelcha Dominates 3K, & Lasitskene Is Finally Beaten
May 02, 2018
It's Opening Day! 2018 Diamond League Kicks Off With Some Big Showdowns, Including Obiri vs. Simpson & Murphy vs. Kszczot vs. Korir
Track and field's opening day is Friday and the Doha DL looks like it will be spectacular. We break it all down for you here.