Leo Manzano

Leo Manzano

January 13, 2021

Doom and Gloom or Hope and Light Podcast: Boston 2021? Tokyo 2021? Olympic Trials Without Fans?

Covid is wreaking havoc but vaccines are going into arms. What does it mean?
January 06, 2021

Podcast: 2021 (Tokyo Olympic) Predictions + Supershoes with Geoff Burns

We give some of our predictions for the 2021 hopefully Tokyo Olympic year.
October 28, 2020

Bye Bye Christian Coleman, Special Guest Matt Hart- Author of Alberto Salazar/Nike Win at All Cost Book + Leo Manzano Olympic Champ?

Christian Coleman is banned again for missing drug tests and this time it doesn't look good for him. Plus author Matt Hart joins us to talk his book Win at All Costs on the Nike Oregon Project and Alberto Salazar.
January 30, 2018

Saturday: Lots Of Prize Money And Deep Mile Field Set For The Camel City Elite Meet

The men's mile has $9000 offered to the winner if they can beat Matt Centrowitz's 3:54.02 facility record. The field includes Edward Cheserek, Craig Engels, Leo Manzano, former NCAA indoor champ Henry Wynne and NCAA runner-up Kirubel Erassa.
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?
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 04, 2017

Six Takeaways From Some Fantastic Action Across The Globe on Super Saturday

What a day. Laura Muir and the Kenyan-born Americans were fantastic.We give you the highlights as we doubt you can spend all of Sunday and all of Saturday glued to your TV or PC.
February 03, 2017

Q&A: Leo Manzano On How He Went from Unable to Walk to 4th at the Olympic Trials in 9 Weeks, Why He Excels in Championship Races, Breaking 1:44 in the 800 & Much More

Manzano talked at length about his love of competition (and why it drove him to compete for the U.S. instead of Mexico), and how he came back from pneumonia not one, not two, not three but four times last year to take fourth at the Olympic Trials. The 32-year-old Manzano also said he'd like to keep running for as long as possible, but don't expect him to move up to the 5k anytime soon.
February 02, 2017

Armory Track Invite, Camel City, Karlsruhe & Nitro Athletics Down Under: Your Guide to 2017's Busiest Running Weekend So Far

There will be A TON of action across the globe on Saturday, from the West Coast of the US to the East Coast to Germany to Usain Bolt in Australia. There's no way you can watch the entirety of all five meets so we preview the best matchups in chronological order and suggest you enjoy the best races from the each meet a la carte, including Hellen Obiri vs. Laura Muir over 3000, Leo Manzano vs. Paul Chelimo in a mile and a Robby Andrews-led squad going for the 4x800 WR.
January 24, 2017

Defending Champion Shannon Rowbury and Olympic Medalist Clayton Murphy to Highlight NYRR Wanamaker Mile Fields at 110th NYRR Millrose Games

As always, the fields are stacked with American talent with Murphy up against Robby Andrews, Eric Jenkins, Leo Manzano, Drew Hunter while the women's race includes Kate Grace, Alexa Efraimson, Brenda Martinez, and high schooler Kate Murphy.
August 30, 2016

September 3rd: Matt Centrowitz And Jenny Simpson Will Lead Deep American Fields At The NYRR 5th Avenue Mile

Centro will be up against Robby Andrews, Clayton Murphy, Ben Blankenship and Leo Manzano while Simpson faces GB's Laura Muir, Emma Coburn, Kate Grace, Shelby Houlihan.
August 22, 2016

RRW: Kyle Merber, Katie Mackey Take Home Victories at Aetna Falmouth Mile

Merber ran 3:58.14 to beat out Colby Alexander by .01 as Drew Hunter was 8th, just ahead of Leo Manzano. Mackey ran 4:29.73 to win over Morgan Uceny. *Results
July 21, 2016

London DL Preview: Mo Farah vs. Bernard Lagat in 5K & Usain Bolt in 200 Headline Final DL Meet Before 2016 Olympics

The last DL meet before the Olympics is a 2-day affair. We break down both days (Bolt day #1), (Farah day #2) for you free of charge. The meet features a lot of US 4th placers including Ludlow, Eccleston, Kipp, ManzanoJenkins and 5th placers (Sowinski, Uceny, Garcia) trying to get over their Trials disappointments.
July 10, 2016

Matthew Centrowitz Delivers Again As Ben Blankenship Gets Revenge By Edging Leo Manzano For Final Olympic Spot

Centrowitz (3:34.09) took down the U.S. championship record in a fast race as Robby Andrews took second (3:34.88). Just as in 2015, it was Blankenship and Manzano battling to the finish, with Blankenship turning the tables for third in 3:36.18 to Manzano's 3:36.62.