2015 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Preview: Action everywhere - American record attempts in w 2-mile and m 1k, a WR attempt in w DMR, plus a loaded men's 3k
Oh baby is this one loaded. Season debuts for Bernard Lagat, Emma Coburn and Jenny Simpson. A three-way slugfest for the 1000m AR between Centrowitz, Sowinski and Loxsom. A world record attempt in the women's DMR. Other stars like Mary Cain, Nick Willis and Lawi Lalang. Saturday's meet in Boston is going to be good.
2014 LRC Year-End Rankings: Women's 800: Eunice Sum Is World #1, America's Ajee Wilson Is World #2
20-year-old American Ajee Wilson ran the fastest time in the world and had a great year but Eunice Sum's season was just a little more special. It's a great event for TEAM USA as three Americans made our global top 10.
Full Results From 2014 Madrid IAAF World Challenge Meet: Scotland's Lysnsey Sharp Wins 800 In 1:59.72 To Beat Americans Charlene Lipsey, LaTavia Thomas And Molly Beckwith
Jenny Simpson was way back in 9th in 2:05.08, but still beat Caster Semenya in 11th (2:06.84). Other US distance action included Gabe Grunewald 3rd in the 3000 (8:52) and some less than stellar men's 1500s as Lopez Lomong was 11th in 3:43 as Kenyan Collins Cheboi won in 3:36.
2014 Lausanne: New Kenyan 1,500 Star Arrives As Centro Fails To PR, Dibaba Loses, Tyson Gay Returns, Bondarenko Goes For The WR, And Sum Keeps Winning
Athletissima Lausanne was pretty special. Read all about it, including a bold run by American Molly Beckwith Ludlow.
Lausanne DL Preview: After Skipping USAs, Matt Centrowitz Goes For Fast Time In The 1,500; Molly Beckwith And Brenda Martinez Take On Eunice Sum In 800; Conseslus Kipruto Returns
This is the meet that Centrowitz skipped USAs for, so there's pressure for him to beat his 3:31.96 PR from 2012 as he races Silas Kiplagat. Americans Brenda Martinez and Molly Beckwith will try to prevent Eunice Sum from winning her 12th straight race at 800. Plus a strong women's 3,000 with Genzebe Dibaba and the return of teen phenom Conseslus Kipruto in the men's steeple.
Ajee Wilson the Real Deal, Laura Roesler Earns Some $$$, and Brenda Martinez “Struggles”: Thee Quick Thoughts on Women’s 800m at 2014 USATF Nationals
Ajee Wilson is the real deal and Laura Roesler may be as well.
800 Semifinals 2014 USA Nationals: Chanelle Price Scratches, Ajee Wilson Impresses, And So Does Laura Roesler
The future looks very bright for Laura Roesler, who won her heat ahead of Brenda Martinez. If you believe that, then remember Ajee Wilson is two years and five months younger.
WTW 6/26/14: Increased Depth In Women's Running, High Praise For Molly Beckwith-Ludlow, Dismissing Galen Rupp's WR Chances, And Please Don't Bring Back The World Relays (Next Year)
The WTW is back! We praise Molly Beckwith-Ludolow, praise the increased competitiveness of women's track, show you just how dominant the SEC and PAC-12 are at NCAAs and make a $10,000 guarantee that Galen Rupp won't set the 10,000 WR. Plus why it's unacceptable for commentators to talk about the weight of female track stars.
Chanelle Price Goes Sub-2:00 As Eunice Sum Wins Battle Of World Champions
Eunice Sum got the win in the battle of world champions as Chanelle Price went sub-2:00 and Molly Beckwith improved.