Nico Young

Nico Young

June 08, 2024

Parker Wolfe Rips 1:52 Final 800 to Win Stacked 2024 NCAA 5,000m Final

Nico Young was 110m away from closing out a season for the ages with an NCAA outdoor title, but UNC's Wolfe was just too good.
June 03, 2024

2024 NCAA Men's Distance Preview: A 1500 For The Ages + Nico Young Looks To Keep Dream Season Rolling

Can Nico Young's dream NCAA season end with a win or will Ky Robinson boss him around like last year? Who wins the 1500 for the ages? And more.
June 02, 2024

NCAA Men's Preview

May 13, 2024

WTW: NCAA Conference Recap, Meet 17-Year-Old Phenom Phoebe Gill, and the 2024 Bowerman Mile Field is INCREDIBLE

What a week. The NCAA conference action was HOT, particularly on the track at the SEC Champs and we break it down for you. Might a guy who didn't even make NCAAs indoors be the 1500 favorite? Plus meet the latest teen phenom and more.
May 07, 2024

WTW: Centro Shows Proof of Life, Coburn Is Out, Nico Keeps It Rolling & Meet the 15-Yr-Old US 800m Sensation

The 34-year-old Centrowitz is gaining momentum as he pushes for one final Olympic team but should he be worried that he doesn't have the standard? Plus Leonard Korir looks like he's going to Paris and Japanese teen Kazuma Maeda runs 27:21 breaking his 5000 pb in both the firs and 2nd halves of the Japanese 10,000 champs.
April 29, 2024

WTW: Relay Madness at Penn + Which Olympic 1500 Team Is Harder to Make – USA or GB?

In track and field, did you know you can win when you lose and lose when you win? We explain. Plus Nico Young and Colin Sahlman remain on fire. And why are the men's 100 guys so slow?

March 17, 2024

The TEN: Grant Fisher Wins As 8 Men Break 27:00 & Nico Young Runs 26:52

Young was sensational and DESTROYED the collegiate record but Alicia Monson's AR attempt went south really quickly and she dropped out.  Tsigie Gebreselama fan the first sub-30:00 women's 10,000 on US soild as Weini Kelati got the standard as did Britain's version of Parker ValbyMegan Keith.
March 14, 2024

The TEN Preview: Nico Young Debuts, Alicia Monson Chases AR, & Karissa Schweizer Returns

A ton of studs, including Grant FisherWoody KincaidLuis GrijalvaAbdihamid Nur, and Moh Ahmed, will be chasing the 27:00 Olympic standard. Plus Centro and Jager in the 1500.
March 11, 2024

WTW: Putting Nico Young & Parker Valby's NCAA Doubles in Perspective, HS Records Galore, and Why Noah Lyles Needs to Do More to Run Olympic 4x400

Young and Valby were incredible in Boston but we offer a dose of perspective before the hype trains get out of control. Sifan Hassan is running World XC, remember the name Quincy Wilson, and Footlocker Champs Drew Griffith and Elizabeth Leachman broke high school records as did Daniel Simmons.
March 08, 2024

NAU's Nico Young Wins NCAA Title #1 with Dominant 5000 Performance at 2024 Indoor Track and Field Championships

Nico Young is no longer just the NCAA record holder, he is now an NCAA champion, as he captured the 5000m title in impressive fashion.
March 07, 2024

2024 NCAA Men's Indoor Preview: Nico Young Looks For NCAA Titles #1 & 2 & Can Anyone Stop The UW Milers?

Will Nico Young arrive as a collegiate track star like Katelyn Tuohy last year or will Ky Robinson continue to dominate? Can anyone stop the UW milers? And who has the edge in the team battle?
January 27, 2024

2024 BU Terrier: Nico Young Runs 12:57 NCAA Record As Adrian Wildschutt & Edwin Kurgat Win 5Ks as

At 21 years old, Young is the youngest American to break 13:00 by more than three years. Yared Nuguse ran 13:02 in his first 5,000 in three years.
January 22, 2024

WTW: Teare > Hocker (at 10k XC), Time To Get Pumped For Yared Nuguse and Nico Young + How To Exploit the WA XC Rankings Like the US Tax Code

The USA xc meet is in the books and we have 6 takeaways. Plus indoor track gets started this way with a big men's 5000 in Boston. How fast will Yared Nuguse run and might Nico Young become the first collegian to break 13:00?
November 16, 2023

2023 NCAA XC Women's Individual Preview: Who Has The Edge in Valby-Tuohy II?

Tuohy topped Valby in 2022 but Valby destroyed Tuohy at Nuttycombe this year. Who wins this much-anticipated rematch in what very well could be their final NCAA showdown?
November 15, 2023

2023 NCAA XC Men's Preview: The NAU-OSU Rematch Should Be Incredible

NAU beat OSU on a tiebreaker a year ago and both teams could be even better in 2023. Who will win it all in Charlottesville?
March 06, 2023

2023 NCAA Indoors: Washington Goes for History in the Mile and Prepare for War in the 5K

With no overwhelming favorites in any of the distance races, 2023 NCAAs should be full of drama. Plus who is favored in the team battle?
November 19, 2022

Dynasty: NAU Wins on Tiebreaker over Oklahoma State, as Charles Hicks Gets Individual Title #1 for Stanford

NAU edged Oklahoma State on the tie breaker as Charles Hicks outlasted Nico Young.
November 16, 2022

2022 NCAA XC Men's Individual Preview: A Free-For-All in Stillwater

Can precocious Nico Young win NCAAs at age 20? Could Alex Maier or Isai Rodriguez take the win on their home course? What about Stanford stars Charles Hicks Ky Robinson?
October 28, 2022

5 NCAA XC Takeaways - The Stanford men look GREAT, the NC State women win but look vulnerable, and an SEC champ smokes a cigar after the race

One of the best days in US running is the last Friday in October as it’s NCAA conference championship day. We break down all of the exciting action for you here. *Results