New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

February 04, 2024

2024 NBIGP: Hobbs Kessler Beats Jake Wightman, Noah Lyles Makes Statement, & Elle St. Pierre Is Back

The 20-year-old Kessler took down the 2022 world 1500 champ in Wightman's first race in a year, as Lyles ran a big 6.44 pb to win the 60 and Elle St. Pierre nearly broke the American 3000m record in her first big indoor race since giving birth.
February 04, 2023

Noah Lyles Edges Trayvon Bromell in 60m at NBIGP as He Begins Chase of 100/200 Double in 2023

Lyles ran 6.51, a pb by .04, to send a message by beating 2016 World Indoor champ Bromell in the shortest sprint.
February 02, 2023

A Fan's Guide To The 2023 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix: Lyles v Bromell, Sydney v Shericka, Kincaid Returns & a Loaded HS Mile

World champions Sydney McLaughlin-LevroneShericka Jackson are both in the 60 while Grant Holloway is debuting in the 60 hurdles. Plus Connor Burns vs Simeon Birnbaum vs Aaron Sahlman in a LOADED boys' HS mile.
February 03, 2022

Weekend Preview: NBIGP, Camel City, & Newbury Park Boys Chase Fast Times in NYC

It's a stacked weekend for US track fans with meets in NYC, Camel City and Staten Island. Can Colin Sahlman break 4:00 in NYC? What can Olympians Rachel Smith and Ajee Wilson do at Camel City? Can Will Sumner break the US boys HS record in the 800 and a stacked women's 3k (Elle Purrier St. Pierre, Josette Norris, Gabriela DeBues-Stafford) and Grant Holloway's debut are the main storylines at NBIGP.
February 12, 2021

Sydney McLaughlin Has a New Coach, Donavan Brazier Loves the Treadmill & More from the NBIGP Press Conference

McLaughlin is now training partners with Allyson Felix under Bobby Kersee, while Brazier shares what it was like to be quarantined in his Arkansas hotel room for five days recently. Plus updates from Noah LylesRai Benjamin.
February 11, 2021

NBIGP Preview: The Best US Indoor Meet of 2021 Season Is Saturday

What a track meet. You can make a case that the men's Olympic favorites at 100 (Noah Lyles/Trayvon Bromell), 200 (Lyles), 400 (Michael Norman), and 800 (Donavan Brazier) are all racing in Staten Island this weekend. Plus Sydney McLaughlinShaunae Miller-Uibo, and AR attempts in the 1000 (Bryce Hoppel) & 2-mile (Elle Purrier).
January 24, 2020

Trayvon Bromell Is Back; Hoping That This Comeback Will Be His Last

Once the brightest young light in US sprinting, Trayvon Bromell is on the comeback trail racing after two Achilles surgeries. He'll race indoors for the 1st time since 2016 on Saturday at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix.
January 24, 2020

Emma Coburn Says She Won't Run Any DL Steeples In 2020; Donavan Brazier Says He Wants to Race David Rudisha

Emma Coburn and Donavan Brazier spoke before the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix.
January 23, 2020

What to Watch For This Weekend: Lots of Great Distance Action at NBIGP, Tuohy vs. Cain, + Debuts for Brazier & McLaughlin & Trayvon Bromell Is Back

A lot of pros will be racing indoors in the NY and Boston this weekend. We break it all down for you including Donavan Brazier's WR attempt at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix.
January 23, 2019

Brazier Vs. Murphy! Simpson Vs. Klosterhalfen! Cheserek Vs. Gebrhiwet! We Run Through The Best Matchups At The 2019 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

Distance fans are in for a treat as some of the most exciting runners in the sport will race at the the lone US stop on the IAAF World Indoor Tour -- Clayton MurphyDonavan BrazierJenny SimpsonEmma Coburn, Konstanze KlosterhalfenEdward Cheserek, and Yomif Kejelcha, just to name a few. Sprint fans are going to be thrilled as well as the meet will serve as the New Balance pro debuts for Kendall Ellis, Gabrielle Thomas and Sydney McLaughlin.
February 09, 2018

What We Learned In Boston: What's Up With Boris Berian, How Christian Coleman Can Run Even Faster, & How Much Money It Would Take for Jenny Simpson to Race the Steeple Again

Get the inside scoop from today's NBIGP press conference where three sets of stars will battle each other tomorrow - Simpson v Coburn, Coleman v Lyles and Berian v Brazier. Plus after talking to Brazier, we can only wonder: Has anyone in the history of the world ever broken 4:00 in the mile with a shorter longest run than Donavan Brazier? 
January 27, 2017

Clayton Murphy Is Stepping into Paul Chelimo's Lion's Den, Centro is Still Motivated, Why Jenny Simpson Rarely Runs Indoors & the Pros' Super Bowl Picks - Notes from the 2017 NBIGP

We give you the distance scoop from Boston ahead of Saturday's New Balance Indoor Grand Prix. Plus the pros' advice to high schoolers and why Katerina Stefanidi knew she would win the Olympic pole vault final before she even cleared the final bar.
January 26, 2017

2017 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Preview: Two Loaded 3000s, Matthew Centrowitz in the Mile and a World Record Attempt in the Women's DMR

The men's 3k (Paul Chelimo, Clayton MurphyEric JenkinsDejen Gebremeskel) and women's 3k (Shannon RowburyHellen ObiriSifan Hassan) are the most compelling races, but there's also Duane Solomon vs. Donavan Brazier in the 600, a battle between the last two Olympic champs in the women's PV and Emma Coburn, Sydney McLaughlinBrenda Martinez and Jenny Simpson teaming up to attack the DMR WR.
February 14, 2016

2016 NBIGP Recap: Meseret Defar Returns In Style, Andrew Wheating Stays Undefeated, Nick Willis Cruises, Boris Berian Goes Fast, & Dawit Seyaum Outkicks Brenda Martinez

Meseret Defar is back and US-based stars Andrew Wheating (1k), Boris Berian (600) and Nick Willis got wins as Dawit Seyaum outkicked Brenda Martinez.
February 12, 2016

Don't Forget The 2016 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Is Sunday - Meet Has Lots Of Names As Meseret Defar Races On Track For 1st Time Since 2013

Defar, who surprisingly revealed she plans to run the 10,000 at the Olympics, will run the 3k on Sun., her first track race since Aug. '13. We caught up with Defar, Abbey D'Agostino and Brenda Martinez at the presser, plus non-distance stars Trayvon Bromell Jenn Suhr. Also entered: Ethiopians Dejen Gebremeskel (3,000) and Dawit Seyaum (1,500) plus Nick Willis (mile), Duane Solomon (1k) Andrew Wheating (1k) and Boris Berian (800). *MB: Don't forget the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix is Sunday - 4-6 pm ET on NBC Sports - Official Discussion Thread. *MB: Bad news Molly Huddle and Emily Infeld Fans - Meseret Defar says she's targeting 10k at 2016 Olympics
February 05, 2015

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 LagatEmma Coburn and Jenny Simpson. A three-way slugfest for the 1000m AR between  CentrowitzSowinski and Loxsom. A world record attempt in the women's DMR. Other stars like Mary CainNick Willis and Lawi Lalang. Saturday's meet in Boston is going to be good.