RRW: In Race Debut, BAA's Elaina Tabb Wins 41st Freihofer's Run For Women In 16:03
Saturday: $62,000 In Prize Money Up For Grabs At The Cooper River Bridge Run 10K In Charlotte, NC
WTW: Putting Mary Cain's Struggles In Perspective, Fast Times At Stanford, Will Jim Ryun's Collegiate 800 Record Survive To See Its 50th Birthday + Would A Swede Have Made The Olympics If Not For Meet Management At Stanford?
Meseret Defar (15:02) And Joshua Cheptegei (13:24) Prevail At Carlsbad 5000 As Bernard Lagat Shatters His Own Masters World Record
Week that Was: More Madness From the World Half Champs, Colleen De Reuck Still Has It, Some US Road Action and Should the IAAF Change the World Track Champs?
Wednesday AM In NYC: Meet Haile Gebrselassie, Wilson Kipsang And Jen Rhines At New York Running Company Shoe Store
RRW: Five Storylines For Sunday's B.A.A. 10K: Geoffrey Mutai Vs Stephen Sambu Rematch Highlgihts Men's Race
Leonard Korir and Daniel Salel (27:07) are also in the field. Edna Kiplagat vs former Boston Marathon champ Caroline Kilel highlights the women's race and Parker Stinson and Jen Rhines lead the Americans. *Full Elite Field / Prize Money
Meb Keflezighi Wins USATF Masters Title at Suja Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon
In his first race as a master Meb set the half-marathon WR at 62:29 although the race was actually won by Jordan Chipangama in 62:27. Eri Hayakawa won the women's half (1:10:50) while Sara Hall was 3rd (1:11:31) and Jen Rhines won the masters race (1:16:36).
*This site says the Masters WR is 62:28 by NZ's John Campbell
2015 Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic Women's Preview: Jenny Simpson's Season Debut As Stars Old (Kara Goucher) And Young (Mary Cain) Try To Regain Their Form
Mark Wetmore's two biggest stars will make their season debuts - Jenny Simpson (800) and Emma Coburn (1,500) - while Kara Goucher (5,000) will run her first track race since 2013 and Mary Cain will look to regain her "teen phenom" label.
Stephen Sambu And Mary Wacera Win Cherry Blossom 10 Mile
Sambu finished 8-seconds ahead of runner-up Jacob Riley and other top Americans included Girma Mecheso (5th), Jared Ward (10th) and Luke Puskedra (12th). For the women, Wacera was given the same time as runner-up Cynthia Limo while Wichita State alum Aliphine Tuliamuk-Bolton was a distant 3rd. Serena Burla was the top American in 6th while Megan Goethals and Juliet Bottorff were 8th and 9th. Jen Rhines was the top master in 16th.
*MB: Cherry Blossom 15K The course was short as it had to be changed at the last minute due to a car accident.
Led by Laura Thweatt The American Women Have a Great Shot at Another World XC Medal
We look at the USA women's chances (very good with much of Europe giving up) and have interviews with Sarah Hall and Jen Rhines in China.
Weekend Road Preview: Ryan & Sara Hall Tackle the LA Marathon; Meb, Ritz & Huddle at the NYC Half; Plus the U.S. 15K Champs with True, Vail and The US Women's XC Team
One of the busiest racing weekends of the year sees Ben True go for a three-peat at the 15K Champs while USA XC Laura Thweatt leads the women's field. In NYC, Molly Huddle faces Desiree Linden plus Sally Kipyego; Meb, Ritz and Teg take on Stephen Sambu and Juan Luis Barrios. Plus Jared Ward and the Halls run USA Marathon Champs as part of the LA Marathon on Sunday.
Dathan Ritzenhein, Jen Rhines Pick up Wins and $8000 at Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon
1:03:16 for Ritz with a comfortable win over Abdi. 1:12:34 for a 4 second win by Rhines over Neely Spence Gracey.
Laura Thweatt Dominates At 2015 USA Cross Country Championships
Neely Spence and Sara Hall tried to stay close but Thweatt was way too good.
Don't Believe Doug Logan, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi Dies Too Young, 40-Year-Old Aces, And Jeff Nelson (Not Austin Tamagno) Is Still The Fastest Ever At Mt. SAC
This week we tell you not to believe everything Doug Logan (or the NY Times) tells you, remember Mbulaeni Mulaudzi at his finest and recall his stunning victory over a totally stacked field in 2009, determine that Jeff Nelson not Austin Tamagno is still the greatest in Mt. Sac history, and praise the slew of runners who are still racing incredibly fast at age 40.
Canada's Rachel Hannah (16:37) And Iona Alum Mitch Goose (23:46) Win B.A.A. Mayor’s Cup XC Meet At Franklin Park
Jordan Hasay Outlasts Caroline Rotich To Claim Tufts 10K Title
Hasay won in 31:38.3 to Rotich's 31:40.7. A slew of other top Americans were in the field including Jen Rhines finishing 12th in a new American Masters record of 32:32.6.
Stephen Sambu Takes Down Geoffrey Mutai At BAA 10k And Sets 8k America's Best En Route, Mamitu Daska Wins
Stephen Sambu, the former Arizona star, continued his fine 2014. After pacing Galen Rupp to his American record at 10,000m and running 26:54.61 himself, Sambu took to the roads in Boston and beat Geoffrey Mutai.
Seven Olympians Confirmed for USA Champs at Peachtree 10-K: Ryan Hall, Abdi Abdirahman Lead Men For July 4th Race
Christo Landry and Aaron Braun also in men's field. Desi Linden (Davila), Sara Hall, Julie Culley, Lauren Fleshman and Serena Burla lead women's field.