Jerry Schumacher

Jerry Schumacher

July 10, 2023

WTW: A WET & Wild British Champs, New Stars Emerge In Kenya, A Competitor Hops In A Vehicle And Wins Badwater & Oregon's Future Looks Bright?

There was a ton of great action last week outside of the US champs and we break it down for you. Plus is Oregon's future actually bright?
July 10, 2022

Jerry Schumacher Will Take Over as Head of The University of Oregon Track & Field and Cross Country Programs

Oregon will once again be led by a distance-oriented coach - and a very successful one - as Jerry Schumacher will be returning to the collegiate ranks after a 14-year absence. *MB: SC members, and the next University of Oregon xc/track coach is.....Update. My source has new names and they are WILD!!!  The wild names we gave to our SC members on June 23rd - Jerry Schumacher and Shalane Flanagan. *MB: Coffee Club Podcast: Jerry Schumacher, new Head Coach of Oregon XC/Track and Field
April 11, 2022

Gabriela DeBues-Stafford Explains Why She Left the Bowerman Track Club

DeBues-Stafford says that while she has no reason to believe anyone on BTC is taking performance-enhancing drugs, the uncertainty surrounding the specifics of Bowerman and coach Jerry Schumacher's continuing relationship with the banned Shelby Houlihan was a "critical reason" for her departure. *MB: GDS has left BTC, cites Houlihan explicitly.
October 29, 2020

The 10 Craziest Things We Learned From "Win At All Costs," the New Book About Alberto Salazar & the Nike Oregon Project

From Salazar using the LetsRun messageboard to guide his 2011 Boston Marathon coaching to a drunken attempted kiss of Kara Goucher on the plane to the 2011 Worlds to Salazar crediting Chris Solinsky's 26:59 to Solinsky being on thyroid med, Matt Hart's fantastic new book has some fantastic revelations.
July 30, 2020

I Was Bored, So I Watched the 2005 NCAA Cross Country Championships

After three straight runner-up finishes, Jerry SchumacherSimon BairuChris Solinsky, and the Wisconsin Badgers broke through to win their first title in 17 years. Plus a women's race packed with future stars.
April 30, 2020

26:59! How Chris Solinsky Transformed a "Glorified Tempo" Into an All-Time Upset and Performance

10 years ago today, Chris Solinsky shocked the world by running 26:59 in his 10,000-meter debut. Get the inside story and learn how the date of Solinsky's wedding played a key role in his preparations and why his victory led to a decade-long feud between coaches Alberto Salazar and Jerry Schumacher. 
February 23, 2017

The Bowerman Track Club Goes to Japan: Andrew Bumbalough and Betsy Saina Set to Make Debuts at 2017 Tokyo Marathon

The top U.S.-based entrants in Sunday's Tokyo Marathon both hail from Jerry Schumacher's Bowerman Track Club. Saina is coming off a fifth-place finish in the Olympic 10,000, while Bumbalough, finally healthy after almost two years of injuries, is hoping to find success at the ultimate distance.
February 01, 2017

Chris Derrick Is Back: After Struggling With Injuries, Derrick Hopes to Win USA XC Title #4 This Weekend

Derrick battled a series of injuries during the last Olympic cycle, but he ran 27:38 on the track in November and has been logging 100+ "Jerry" miles in Flagstaff this winter. Healthy once again, he's hoping to regain his title at Saturday's USA XC Champs, a race he won three times from 2013 to 2015. The bad news is Jerry may not let him run World XC.
July 14, 2016

The Biggest Winners and Losers at the 2016 US Olympic Track and Field Trials

We know who made the team and who didn't but who really won and lost? We tell you but with a twist as some losers won and some winners won by losing.
April 01, 2016

The Latest From Nike - The Bowerman Track Club is Expanding: Dutch 800 Star Bram Som Hired as Technical Director; Salazar To Test More Drugs On Sons

Get the latest news from the April 1 press conference at Nike's headquarters where the BTC announced they've signed a strategically key athlete and Alberto Salazar unapologetically said he's planning more NOP doping experiments.
December 06, 2015

Kara Goucher Wins Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Half Marathon Over Shalane Flanagan and Amy Cragg But the Real Winner Will Be Determined at the Olympic Trials

Kara dominated the race, but she was the only one of the top 3 racing as Flanagan and Cragg ran a more controlled effort.
February 28, 2015

Ryan Hill Runs 25.77 Last 200 To Win His First National Title, Captures Men's 2-Mile in 8:26.72

Ryan Hill went 25.77 the final lap to win his first "real" national title over Ben Blankenship and Evan Jager.

February 15, 2015

Bowerman Track Club's Lopez Lomong and Ryan Hill Go 1-2 as Cam Levins Falters

Nike Oregon Project's Cam Levins had an off day and the rival Bowerman Track Club's Lopez Lomong and Ryan Hill were glad to pick up the slack going 1-2 in the men's 5000m. German Fernandez DNFd as he was having a terrible day and going to get lapped.

April 20, 2014

Jerry Schumacher Is Confident About Shalane: "I think she's fit and going to be in the game."

Shalane Flanagan was the one notable person absent from Friday's press conference. No worries; her coach Jerry Schumacher says she's very fit.
March 17, 2014

Five Thoughts On The 2014 NYC Half Marathon

Mo Farah is a fierce competitor, Molly and Sally debut, it's all about 26.2 and some human decency from Matt Tegenkamp showing the Schumacher-Salazar rivarly only goes so far.