July 03, 2023
2023 USA Women's 5K/10K Preview: Monson Seeks First US Track Title; What to Expect from BTC's Cranny & Schweizer?
OAC's Alicia Monson has set the AR in the 10k this year and looks ready to roll but what about Karissa Schweizer (0 races in '23) and 2-time 5k champ Cranny?
July 16, 2022
Letesenbet Gidey Gets Her Gold, Outkicks Hellen Obiri, Sifan Hassan to Win 10,000m at 2022 World Championships
Letesenbet Gidey now has a gold medal to go with her 2 world records as she won a super tight women's 10,000m where the top three were separated by .13. But should she have been DQd? Plus all three American women advanced in the steeple and Karsten Warholm showed he's healthy. In the 110h, Devon Allen returned to action as Grant Holloway ran fast but Daneil Roberts bombed out.
July 14, 2022
2022 Worlds W 10,000 Preview: Is It Letesenbet Gidey's Time to Win a Gold Medal?
Sifan Hassan is entered but there are doubts about her fitness. Plus how will Hellen Obiri and US champ Karissa Schweizer run?
May 28, 2022
Karissa Schweizer Outduels Alicia Monson to Win Her First USATF National Title
What a race to kick off the 2022 Pre Classic as Alicia Monson and Karissa Schweizer put on a show with Natosha Rogers showing she is back.
August 07, 2021
Sifan Hassan Completes Triple With Gold in 10,000m
Sifan Hassan completed her historic triple with gold in the 10,000m.
June 26, 2021
Emily Sisson Secures First US Title & Olympic Berth with a 10K Masterpiece
Emily Sisson showed she was a level above everyone else as she won her first USA track title and made her first Olympic team, joined by Karissa Schweizer and Alicia Monson.
June 22, 2021
Women’s 5K: Another Bowerman 1-2 as Elise Cranny and Karissa Schweizer Hammer the Final Mile
Cranny and Schweizer replicated Woody Kincaid and Grant Fisher's 1-2 finish from Friday's 10k as Rachel Schneider joined them on Team USA as first-time Olympians. Abbey Cooper was 4th after her prelim heroics.
July 10, 2020
Shelby Houlihan (14:23.92) CRUSHES American Record at 5,000 (and So Does Karissa Schweizer)
The Americans are now the 12th and 14th fastest women In history as Houlihan used a 4:26 last 1600 and 61.5 last 400 to set the new mark.
July 10, 2020
Will the American Record Fall? Will it Be Legal? What You Need to Know About Bowerman TC's 5K Races Tonight
Shelby Houlihan and Karissa Schweizer look set to chase the American record (14:34); Moh Ahmed & Lopez Lomong should run fast in the men's race too.
March 18, 2020
WTW: The 2020 Boston Marathon Is Going To Be HOT, Caster Semenya Vs Luke Wilson, and Will The Coronavirus Result in Eliud Kipchoge Debuting in New York This Fall?
We take a look at Covid-19's impact on the running world and wonder if it might actually result in Eliud Kipchoge debuting in New York this fall. Plus what do actor Luke Wilson's HS track exploits tell us about Caster Semenya's Olympic 200 dreams?
February 27, 2020
Karissa Schweizer Outkicks Shelby Houlihan to Crush American 3000m Record in Boston
Karissa Schweizer pulled the huge upset to get the American record over Shelby Houlihan.
February 19, 2020
Podcast: Rojo's USA Indoor Victory Tour, Chelimo vs Lomong, Cheptegei's WR, Does Walmsley Have a Shot at Trials?
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February 15, 2020
Shelby Houlihan & Josh Thompson Complete Bowerman TC Sweep of 1500s at 2020 USATF Indoors
Houlihan used a sub-30 final lap to win her 13th US title while Thompson held off defending champ Craig Engels and unheralded (and unsponsored) Nick Harris to earn his first US title.
February 14, 2020
2020 USA Indoors: Shelby Houlihan, Paul Chelimo Earn Dominant 3K Wins Thanks to Big Last Laps
In case you forgot who the best distance runners in the US have been over the last three years, Shelby Houlihan and Paul Chelimo offered clear reminders in the 3000-meter finals on day 1 of the 2020 USATF Indoor Championships in Albuquerque. In the women's race, Houlihan led the BTC women to 1-2-3 finish (and 5 of the top 6), and in the men's race, Chelimo led the Kenyan-Americans of Scott Simmons group to a 1-2-3 finish as well.
November 26, 2019
The LetsRun.com Decade Awards: Which NCAA Cross Country Programs & Athletes Were the Best of the 2010s?
We hand out awards, including Runner of the Decade, Upset of the Decade, & Program of the Decade. Plus, what were the best single-season teams of the last 10 years?
October 05, 2019
Hellen Obiri Returns To Her Winning Ways, Defends 5000 Title With 14:26.72 Championship Record
Obiri hasn't had the smoothest of seasons but she front-way her way to gold tonight.
October 02, 2019
Women’s 5,000 Prelims: Karissa Schweizer Rips 14:52 to Become 7th-Fastest American Ever
She had never even broken 15:00 before and didn't even have the biggest PR of the night as two other athletes PR by more than 10 seconds.
July 24, 2019
2019 USAs Women’s 5000 and 10,000 Preview: Old vs. New Battle in 5K & Can Anyone Else Get the 10K Standard?
Molly Huddle, Emily Sisson, and Marielle Hall are the only women with the 10k Worlds standard and should all make the team. The 5k is much more interesting. 5th or even 6th place could still end up going to Doha if Shelby Houlihan and Jenny Simpson run as expected.
March 27, 2019
2019 World XC Team USA Preview: Could Both American Squads Medal Together For The First Time Since 1985?
The last time both the US mean and women's team medalled at World XC was 1985 when not a single woman from Africa even competed in the meet. This year, does Team USA have a shot at doing it? We break it down for you.