Hobbs Kessler

Hobbs Kessler

March 03, 2024

Geordie Beamish Wins Indoor 1500m Gold as Americans Cole Hocker and Hobbs Kessler Get Silver and Bronze

It is now officially impossible to outkick Geordie Beamish as he went from 7th to 1st the final 200m to win the World 200m gold medal as Americans Cole Hocker and Hobbs Kessler got silver and bronze.
February 26, 2024

Dear Distance Gurus: What Do You Think Of Hobbs Kessler Doubling Every Day?

In the year 2024, there are all sorts of advice columns all over the Internet, but we’ve never seen one for distance running. There is one now as Robert Johnson and John Kellogg are here to answer your questions in our Dear Distance Gurus (DDG) column. *MB: Dear Distance Gurus: What Do You Think Of Hobbs Kessler Doubling Every Day? 
February 15, 2024

2024 USA Indoors Are STACKED: Nuguse Leads Loaded 3K as Lyles & Coleman Square Off in 60m

Get your popcorn ready as the 2024 USA Indoor meet is loaded and bound to entertain. Nuguse faces Cole HockerCooper Teare, and Abdihamid Nur in the 3K with Hobbs Kessler focused on the 1500. In the 60, it doesn't get much bigger than the WR holder against the 100 world champ. Plus can an unsponsored Walmart deli employee end one of the greatest streaks in track and field history? *MB: USA Indoors are LOADED - Official 2024 USA Indoor Discussion Thread,
February 04, 2024

2024 NBIGP: Hobbs Kessler Beats Jake Wightman, Noah Lyles Makes Statement, & Elle St. Pierre Is Back

The 20-year-old Kessler took down the 2022 world 1500 champ in Wightman's first race in a year, as Lyles ran a big 6.44 pb to win the 60 and Elle St. Pierre nearly broke the American 3000m record in her first big indoor race since giving birth.
November 15, 2023

RRW: Yared Nuguse Faces Hobbs Kessler, Matt Centrowitz And Reigning Champion Neil Gourley At Kalakaua Merrie Mile On December 9

The field also includes Mario García Romo, Geordie Beamish and Mason Ferlic.
October 01, 2023

2023 World Road Champs: Faith Kipyegon Gets Beat, Hobbs Kessler Wins Mile & Breaks WR, Kenya Goes 1-2-3 in Both Half Marathons

The 20-year-old Kessler won the first road mile world title as Diribe Welteji upset Faith Kipyegon in the women's mile. Peres Jepchirchir won a record-tying 3rd title in the women's half.
July 08, 2023

Yared Nuguse Delivers, Wins His First US 1500 Title

Joe Waskom's bold move paid off as he's going to Worlds, while Cole Hocker's comeback continued with a 3rd-place finish.
June 29, 2023

The Men's 1500 at USAs Is Going To Be Awesome - Full Pre-Race Analysis

Rojo says there isn't a Big 4 of US 1500m running in Cooper Teare, Cole Hocker, Yared Nuguse, and Hobbs Kessler as he adds in a 5th - Nathan Green. Which of these studs will go home devastated?
May 27, 2023

2023 USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix Results: Crouser's WR (23.56) leads way as meet produces 7 world leads

The meet produced 7 world leads including a world record. Ryan Crouser led the way with another WR in the men’s shot put (23.56). World leads also came in the women’s shot (Maggie Ewen 20.45), men’s pole vault (Mondo Duplantis 5.91), women’s 100h (Jasmine Camacho-Quinn 12.31), women’s 1500 (Diribe Welteji 3:57.84), men’s 1500 (Timothy Cheruiyot 3:31.47), and women’s 400 (Marileidy Paulino 48.98).
April 15, 2023

A Very Nice Day in Boston: Beadlescomb & Kessler Win 2023 B.A.A 5K/Mile Titles

The wins by Morgan Beadlescomb (13:25) and Hobbs Kessler (4:07) should bring a smile to coach Ron Warhurst's face. Krissy Gear (4:39) and Mekides Abebe (15:01) took the women's titles.
June 23, 2022

Cole Hocker Bombs Out of USAs in Round 1 of 1500m

The big shocker was Cole Hocker, America's 1500m sensation in 2021, went home in round 1.
July 15, 2021

Hobbs Kessler on Why He Went Pro Now, Training in Flagstaff, and...Lego?

Kessler spoke to LetsRun after he was named Gatorade National Male Track and Field Player of the Year on Wednesday, just the third distance runner to receive the honor in the last 20 years. He tells us what the first thing he bought with his mone was and talks about whether he can run xc for NAU.
June 24, 2021

Men’s 1500 Prelims: Phenoms Hobbs Kessler & Cole Hocker Win Heats as Favorites Move On

Kessler moved from sixth to first with ease to win heat 1, while Hocker won the loaded heat 2 featuring Matthew Centrowitz and Cole Hocker. 2016 Olympian Ben Blankenship also advanced but really struggled and did not look fully healthy.
June 23, 2021

BREAKING: Hobbs Kessler Is Turning Professional

No brand has been announced but adidas is considered the leading contender. * MB: Hobbs Kessler to Adidas!
May 29, 2021

Hobbs Kessler Breaks Alan Webb's Legendary High School 1500m Record

Hobbs Kessler ran 3:34.36 for 1500m at the Portland Track Festival to destroy Alan Webb's high school record and also get under the Tokyo Olympic qualifying standard.
March 29, 2021

WTW: High School Phenoms, College Phenoms, and Crawling Across The Finish Line To Break 9:00

This week we talk about HS phenoms Claudia Hollingsworth, Jaylen Slade, & Hobbs Kessler as well as college phenoms Travis Laird and Tara Davis, take a deeper look at the Notre Dame men's depth, compare the state of British marathoning in 1980 and 2021 and rave about Linden Hall and Gavin Sherry, who crawled across the line to break 9:00 in the two-mile.
March 29, 2021

Two Decades After Brannen, Webb, & Willis, Ron Warhurst Has Another Teen Mile Star on His Hands. His Name Is Hobbs Kessler.

The 77-year-old Warhurst, who has doled out running advice to everyone from Matthew Centrowitz to Tom Brady, has taken on a role coaching Kessler, who ran 3:57.66 on Sunday to break the US indoor high school mile record.
February 10, 2021

Guest Hobbs Kessler on His Cool Path to Breaking High School Indoor Record in Mile + Lievin Madness Podcast

Hobbs Kessler, the 3:57 new American high school record holder in the mile, is our guest.
February 08, 2021

An Unknown High Schooler Just Ran a 3:57 Mile -- Everything You Need To About Hobbs Kessler’s Record-Breaking Run

Who the heck is Hobbs Kessler? We tell you everything you need to know about the guy who came into yesterday's race with a 4:18 1600 pb and left with a 3:57 mile pb.