Joe Klecker

Joe Klecker

August 20, 2023

Joshua Cheptegei Three-Peats as 10,000m World Champion

The world record holder won his third straight 10,000m title at Worlds as he held off a challenge from Olympic champ Selemon Barega on the final lap.

August 12, 2023

M 10K Preview: Does Joshua Cheptegei 3-Peat? Or Is There a New King In the Distances?

The main obstacles standing between Cheptegei and a 3-peat are Olympic champ Selemon Barega and 12:40 5k man Berihu Aregawi. Can Woody Kincaid medal?
July 02, 2023

2023 USAs Men's 5K/10K Preview: Who Will Be the Odd Men Out in Star-Studded Fields?

Between Grant Fisher, Paul Chelimo, Woody Kincaid, Joe Klecker, and Abdihamid Nur, there is a lot of talent in these fields which means someone very good could be left off the team.
March 06, 2023

WTW: Woody Kincaid Runs The Equivalent of 26:29, McColgan and Monson Get Their Records & Tokyo Was Great But...

Plus Cam Levins gets the North American record and Japanese man follows through on his promise to retire after coming up short in Tokyo.
January 25, 2023

Weekend Preview: Your Guide to BU, Lilac GP, Dr. Sander Invite, & More

The 2023 indoor season arrives in a BIG way this weekend. Katelyn TuohyAlicia Monson, Joe Klecker, Sinclaire Johnson, and Cole Hocker are among the many stars in action. MB: Indoor track is HERE big time this weekend. Official 1/27-1/28 discussion thread. What are you most excited about?
June 15, 2022

2022 Oslo DL Preview: Ingebrigtsen Headlines Dream Mile; How Fast Will Klecker & Monson Run in 5Ks?

No human has run a mile faster than 3:46.91 in 15 years. The European mile record of 3:46.32 has stood for 37 years. Can Jakob Ingebrigtsen end those streaks and become the first Norwegian to win the Dream Mile in 48 years? How will Americans Alicia MonsonJoe Klecker fare in the 5,000s? Plus Devon Allen goes again in the 110 hurdles. *MB: Oslo DL Official discussion thread. Will Jakob break the European record (3:46.32) and will the Ethiopians show up? *MB: Oslo Dream Mile: predictions?
June 19, 2021

Men's 10K: Woody Kincaid Outkicks Grant Fisher to Lead Bowerman 1-2; Joe Klecker Is On Athletics Club’s First Olympian

The Bowerman Track Club ended a rough week on a high note, with Woody Kincaid and Grant Fisher making their first Olympic teams, along with the On Athletics Club's Joe Klecker. The three kicked away on the final lap of the 10k on the first day of the 2020 Olympic Trials.
June 02, 2021

American Distance Royalty: Can Joe Klecker Continue the Family Tradition at the Trials?

Joe Klecker comes from a running family. His mom won the 1992 Olympic Marathon Trials and his dad set the 50 mile world best. Can he continue the family tradition at the Trials?
May 22, 2021

Joe Klecker Podcast - Olympic Hopeful and Running Royal (Sponsored by ON)

Joe Klecker who was the NCAA XC runner-up and his mom won the 1992 Olympic Marathon Trials and his dad was the 50 mile world record holder is our guest.
May 07, 2021

Meet the OAC: Coach Dathan Ritzenhein Raves About Potential of His Team

The On Athletics Club is a new team, with a new coach, and some big goals. Coach Dathan Ritzenhein thinks his team can contend for medals and that Alicia Monson can be an all-time great US distance runner.
August 21, 2020

Under Armour Sunset Tour Pop Up Event Set For August 22

Edward Cheserek, Joe Klecker and Oliver Hoare lead the men's 5000 while the women's race has Dani Jones, Alicia Monson, Stephanie Bruce, Kellyn Taylor, and Kim Conley. Emma Coburn, Cory McGee and Brenda Martinez will face off in the 800m. Live stream on FloTrack at 11:30PM ET.
August 03, 2020

On Establishes Pro Group in Boulder to Be Coached by Dathan Ritzenhein; Joe Klecker Is Group's First Signing

The group will be called the On Athletics Club and features eight athletes (the remainder will be announced soon) led by Joe Klecker, who was signed before Ritz and given veto power over the coach of the group. Klecker will make his pro debut at the Music City Distance Carnival on August 15 and Ritz says he's in incredible shape. "I did that exact workout at sea level a month before I ran 12:56 and broke the American record...He’s doing the kind of quality work that I was doing at my best." *MB: Breaking: On is starting a new training group in Boulder coached by Dathan Ritzenhein and headlined by Joe Klecker
March 10, 2020

2020 NCAA Indoors Men's Mid-D/Distance Preview: Studs Galore & Wide-Open Races

We break down the men's distance action for this weekend's NCAA Champs which are LOADED with 11 guys under 3:58, 12 guys under 7:50, 4 under 13:30 plus the fastest DMR team in NCAA history. *MB: 2020 NCAA Indoors men's fields are LOADED. Who you got?
November 23, 2019

2019 NCAA Men's XC Champs: #3 BYU Shocks #1 NAU To Win 1st Title, Iowa State's Edwin Kurgat Delivers As Favorite

Edwin Kurgat of Iowa State came through as the individual favorite but there was a big upset in the team race as BYU won its 1st-ever title.
November 19, 2019

NCAA XC Men's Individual Preview: Can the American Drought Finally End, or Will Favored Edwin Kurgat of Iowa State Complete Perfect Season?

Galen Rupp was the last American man to win an NCAA xc title in 2008. Conner Mantz, Joe Klecker, and Thomas Ratcliffe hope that changes on Saturday.
November 15, 2017

2017 NCAA XC Men's Individual Preview: Can Grant Fisher End the American Drought or Will Justyn Knight Finally Get His NCAA Title?

It's been nearly a decade since an American man has won an NCAA xc crown and Grant Fisher has a great shot but we think the winner will be another Canadian born runner.