Competitive Fields Going After $62,000 At This Weekend's Cooper River Bridge Run 10K In South Carolina
2015 LRC Year-End Rankings, Women's Steeplechase: Hyvin Kiyeng, Emma Coburn Top World, U.S. Lists
Brussels Preview: Can Galen Rupp Get The AR In 5K? Can Ben True Break 13:00? Plus Kiprop Vs. Rudisha & The World's Best At 800 And A Loaded Women's Mile
Women's Steeple Preview: Emma Coburn's Got a Shot for a (Gold) Medal in a Wide-Open Affair
Can Emma Coburn get a medal? What about a gold?
Lausanne Women's Recap: Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn Have to Settle for 3rd as Sifan Hassan (4:02.36) & Virginia Nyambura (9:16.99) Grab Wins in 1500, Steeple
Hassan was far and away the best over the final 100 as she won over Faith Kipyegon (4:03.38) while Simpson was third in 4:03.54. Nyambura won for the third time in four DL races with Coburn running 9:20.67 for third. Switzerland's Selina Büchel won the non-DL 800 (2:01.68) while Dawn Harper-Nelson (12.55 100h) and Allyson Felix (22.09 200) also grabbed wins.
Lausanne Women's Preview: Emma Coburn Goes for AR in Steeple; Jenny Simpson Tries to Keep Winning Streak Alive in 1500
Teammates Emma Coburn and Jenny Simpson will look at a minimum to mark themselves as favorites for Worlds. Could they also get American records in the process? Shannon Rowbury will look to become just the 5th woman in history to join the sub-2:00/sub-15:00 club.
2015 IAAF Doha Preview: Mo Farah Doesn't Duck The Competition in A Stacked Men's 3,000; Asbel Kiprop, Mo Aman & Ayanleh Souleiman to Battle in 800; Abeba Aregawi and Sifan Hassan to Clash in 1500
Farah will face five men who have broken 7:31 including Hagos Gebrhiwet and Yenew Alamirew. The women's 1500 features '14 world leader Sifan Hassan and '13 world champ Abeba Aregawi, while Ethiopians Sofia Assefa and Hiwot Ayalew will race in the women's steeple. Justin Gatlin (100) and Allyson Felix (200) headline the non-distance action.
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.
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2014 LRC Year-End Rankings: Women's 3000 Steeplechase: Emma Coburn is World #2 as Hiwot Ayalew Is #1
Emma Coburn Wins $30,000 As She Outkicks Hiwot Ayalew For The First Time Ever, Evan Jager Closes Fast
Emma Coburn outkicked Hiwot Ayalew for the first time ever at the Continental Cup as Jairus Birech outkicked Evan Jager in the steeplechase.
Discuss: Nice $30,000 Win for Emma Coburn to End Season!
Women's Preview: Great Mid-D Action on Tap with Sum vs. Wilson vs. Sharp, Rowbury vs. Hassan; Coburn Battles Ayalew in Steeple
Tbe 3000 and 5000 are lacking depth (and we propose a combining of them at this meet) but there's nothing wrong with the mid-d events as world champ Eunice Sum will take on world leader Ajee Wilson and the in-form Lynsey Sharp. Shannon Rowbury will look to end her season with an elusive victory over world leader Sifan Hassan and world junior champ Dawit Seyaum. Finally, American record holder Emma Coburn faces Diamond League champ/world leader Hiwot Ayalew and world junior champ Ruth Jebet in the steeple.
Zurich Full Recap: Hiwot Ayalew Wins DL Title in Women's Steeple; Seven Americans Win DL Titles
Tunisia's Habiba Ghribi beat Ayalew (2nd) and Emma Coburn (5th) in the race, but Ayalew still won the DL title and the $40,000 prize that goes with it. Americans to win DL titles included Jenny Simpson (1500), Tianna Bartoletta (LJ), Reese Hoffa (SP), Christian Taylor (TJ), Michael Tinsley (400 hurdles), LaShawn Merritt (400) and Dawn Harper-Nelson (100 hurdles).
Zürich Preview: Can Emma Coburn & Jenny Simpson Win Diamond Race Titles? David Rudisha And Nijel Amos Headline A Loaded 800; Can Galen Rupp, Ben True Or Hassan Mead Go Sub-13:00?
The first of the two DL finals should be spectacular as the winner of the men’s 800 and women’s 1500 likely will take home $50,000 and a spot into 2015 Worlds whereas second will get just a $6,000 consolation prize. Plus New Balance teammates Emma Coburn and Jenny Simpson try to bring home DL titles to the USA.
Stockholm Recap: Adam Kszczot Grabs Big Win in 800; Hiwot Ayalew Keeps On Winning in Women's Steeple
Kszczot followed up his victory at Europeans by taking down Nijel Amos in the 800 in a negative-split 1:45 while Emma Coburn was just third in the steeple in 9:20. Allyson Felix and Queen Harrison got wins in the sprints while Nesta Carter won the 100 in 9.96. In the field events, Reese Hoffa won to extend his lead in the DL standings while France's Renaud Lavillenie's 20-meet win streak is history after he failed to clear a height on a poor night for jumping. Plus a B-heat victory for Leo Manzano.
Jenny Simpson vs. Sifan Hassan vs. Abeba Aregawi in 1500; Emma Coburn Highlights Steeplechase
Simpson will have her hands full with the red-hot Hassan as Shannon Rowbury, Brenda Martinez, Genzebe Dibaba and Meraf Bahta (who beat Hassan to win 5,000 gold at Euros) are also entered in the 1500. Coburn will try to lower her American record as she battles Ethiopian rivals Hiwot Ayalew and Sofia Assefa.
Emma Coburn Takes Down Jenny Simpson's American Record, Runs 9:11.42 In Glasgow
Emma Coburn's torrid 2014 continued as she set her fourth PR of the year in the steeple but this one was historic for her and many others in the race. Read all about it.
2014 Paris Distance Recap: Jenny Simpson 3:57.22!, Shannon Rowbury Goes Sub-4, Asbel Kiprop, Emma Coburn Impress, First Sub-13
What a meet. 3:57.22 for Simpson, first sub-13:00 of 2014, sub-4:00 for Rowbury, Emma Coburn, and Kiprop over Amos.
Paris DL Preview: Can Simpson Get The American Record And Can Rowbury Break 4:00 In A Stacked Women's 1500; A Fascinating Men's 800 Of Amos Vs. Kaki Vs. Kiprop
Hellen Obiri looks to keep winning against Abeba Aregawi and Jenny Simpson in the women's 1,500. Can Simpson get the AR or can Rowbury break 4:00? Asbel Kiprop takes on Nijel Amos and the 800 specialists and Emma Coburn goes for her second DL win in the women's steeple. Can she get the American record as well?