February 04, 2020
Welcome to Coogan's, Where Everybody Knows the Runners' Names
When you need to wet your whistle after the Millrose Games, there's only one place to go. Athlete, coach, fan -- it doesn't matter. Everyone ends up at Coogan's - the #1 track and field bar in America.
February 25, 2018
Hoka NJ*NY TC Breaks 4x800 World Record, Josh Hoey Crushes 800 High School National Record, Japanese Mile Record, Sisson World Leader
February 14, 2018
2018 USA Indoors 1500 Preview: Craig Engels Tries to Make His First U.S. Team; Can Anyone Prevent a Bowerman TC Sweep in Women's Race?
January 09, 2018
February 3: Two-Time Olympic Medalist Nick Willis, Defending Champion Eric Jenkins and Team USA World Championship Members Brenda Martinez and Sara Vaughn Highlight NYRR Wanamaker Mile Fields at Millrose Games
The men's race also has Robby Andrews, Ben Blankenship, Kyle Merber, Chris O'Hare and Josh Kerr while the women's features Alexa Efraimson, Ireland's Ciara Mageean and Canada's Nicole Sifuentes.
September 20, 2017
WTW: Galen Rupp Picks It Up Then Slows Down, NorCal Disbands, And It Was The Weakest Year In The 5,000 Since 1994
The Week That Was is in fine form this week as we talk about Galen Rupp's half in Philly, Jordan Hasay's slowdown in Philly, sub-4 mania in Alaska, races with interesting prize money structures and of course the two super-fast half marathons in Europe.
July 05, 2017
2017 TrackTown Summer Series New York Preview: Robby Andrews Goes for Standard Again; Paul Chelimo, Emma Coburn, Drew Windle Headlining Distance Fields
The TrackTown Summer Series championship is Thursday in New York at Icahn Stadium on Randall's Island. It will be broadcast on ESPN from 9-11 pm ET. Will Robby Andrews, Craig Engels or Cristian Soratos get the 1500 standard? Which team - the New York Empire, Philadelphia Force, Portland Pulse or San Francisco Surge - will win the title and give their athletes $1000.
July 02, 2017
TrackTown Summer Series Portland Recap: Andrews Drops Out, as Ben Blankenship Wins a Thriller over Merber and Engels, Windle Keeps Rolling
June 21, 2017
2017 USA Men's Mid-D/Steeple Preview: Centro & Jager Look to Extend Win Streaks as Murphy Tackles an Epic Double
Jager is looking for his sixth straight US title while Centro looks for his third straight while Clayton Murphy is hoping to qualify in both the 800 and 1500. *MB: 2017 USAs: Who wins at 800: Brazier or Murphy ? Can Murphy pull of the 8/15 double? Is Jager vulnerable in steeple?
June 20, 2017
Pro Runners Reading Mean LetsRun.com Posts Edition #1: Robby Andrews, Kyle Merber, Craig Lutz
May 31, 2017
Big Weekend of Track in Boston: 2017 Adrian Martinez & adidas Boost Boston Games Preview
Boston is the PLACE TO BE this weekend as there are some great names entered in these two events. From sprint stars like Wayde van Niekerk, Yohan Blake, Toriw Bowie, and Shaunae Miller-Uibo to mid-d and distance stars like Robby Andrews, Leo Manzano, Donavan Brazier, Dejen Gebremeskel, and Muktar Edris. Plus can HSer Casey Clinger break 4:00 in the mile?
May 03, 2017
2017 Payton Jordan Preview: Cheserek Goes for a Fast 5K; Centro & Sifan Hassan Step Up to the 5K; Deep Battles in the 10K
The fields are strong once again for Sunday's late-night meet. Maggie Vessey (800), Cory McGee (1,500), Shelby Houlihan (1,500), Evan Jager (1,500) Henrik Ingebrigtsen (1,500), Sally Kipyego (5k), Nicole Tully (5k), Garrett Heath (5k), Chris Derrick (5k), Buze Diriba (10k), Molly Seidel (10k) and Sam Chelanga (10k) are among the entrants with the 10k track debut of Bernard Lagat.
May 01, 2017
June 1: 2017 Adrian Martinez Classic High Performance Fields
Some great middle distance races with Leo Manzano, Kyle Merber, Donn Cabral, Marielle Hall, Amanda Eccleston, Ashley Higginson and more competing.
March 02, 2017
2017 USA Indoors Mile Preview: Ben Blankenship & Kyle Merber Battle for Their First National Title; BTC's Shelby Houlihan & Colleen Quigley Lead Women's Field
If you like upsets, read this as we are predicting a guy who didn't even make the Olympic Trials to win the men's mile at USAs.
February 26, 2017
Fast Times in Boston: Edward Cheserek (3:52.01) Breaks NCAA Mile Record, Mo Ahmed (13:04.60) Sets Canadian Record to Lead 4 Men Under 13:10
February 24, 2017
Can Ches Get the NCAA Mile Record, How Fast Will the 5Ks Go, and What About the Sport? 3 Storylines at the 2017 BU Last Chance Meet
February 18, 2017
HOKA New York/New Jersey Runs 16:12 to Break 4 x Mile World Record, Sydney McLaughlin Breaks High School 300m Record
February 15, 2017
Week That Was: Women's 800m Madness, One Runner from Japan is Better than All of American Men Combined in the Marathon the Last 6 Years, Collegiate Milers and More
The American 800m women took it to another level this week, and a Japanese runner reminded us the American men's marathoners have struggled as a whole.
February 11, 2017
Rest of Millrose Recap: Jenkins and Hassan Win Wanamakers, True Wins 2 Mile Showdown, Centro Struggles and a High Schooler is #5 in the World in the Pole Vault
Courtney Okolo breaking the American record at 500 doesn't even get in the headline.
January 05, 2017
Great Edinburgh XCountry Preview: Mo Farah Opens His 2017 Season as Garrett Heath Goes for Four in a Row
Mo Farah's 2017 campaign begins on Saturday morning in Scotland where he'll try to prevent Garret Heath from pulling a stunner in Edinburgh for the fourth year in a row. Euro XC champ Aras Kaya of Turkey, plus Club XC champ Sam Chelanga and U.S. Olympians Leonard Korir and Hillary Bor also feature in the men's 8k. In the women's race, Euro XC champ Yasemin Can of Turkey faces U.S. Olympian Marielle Hall and Sarah Pagano. Laura Muir, Kyle Merber and Will Leer are among the legs in the mixed-gender 4x1k relay. Watch it live starting at 8:15 am ET. *MB: Garrett Heath goes for #4 vs Mo Farah: 2017 Great Edinburgh XC preview