Noah Lyles

Noah Lyles

March 20, 2024

Noah Lyles on the Doping Problem in Track: "Everybody But One Person [in the Top 5 All-Time 100m List] Has Been Banned. Kind of Sucks."

What does Noah Lyles think about the doping problem in the sport? He tell us.
March 19, 2024

Noah Lyles Eyes Usain Bolt's 19.19 World Record, But Focus Is On Golds

Noah Lyles and his coach Lance Brauman have their eyes set on golds in Paris. They believe Lyles can possibly break Usain Bolt's world record in the 200m, but they know first comes the most brutal meet in the sport - the US Olympic Track and Field Trials.

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 01, 2024

Christian Coleman Defeats Noah Lyles To Win World Indoor 60m Title in Glasgow

Christian Coleman took down Noah Lyles to win the 60m world title, but Noah Lyles looks primed to win the war in Paris.
March 01, 2024

2024 World Indoors Day 1 AM: Hoppel & Harris Through, American 800m Women Out

The 2024 World Indoors have begun. Bryce Hoppel looked fantastic and Isaiah Harris ran fast but Allie Wilson and Addy Wiley will both be going home. Plus Noah Lyles and Christian Coleman cruised into the semis.
March 01, 2024

Noah Lyles Says He Wishes the Details of His Adidas Contract Were Public

"I definitely wish we were able to say how much it was," Lyles said. "...It's something that's been sucking since track & field started."
February 29, 2024

It's Official: Christian Coleman the Betting Favorite in 60m Showdown with Noah Lyles at World Indoors

Christian Coleman is tipped by the sports books as being a 50% chance to win the 2024 World Indoor 60m title.
February 28, 2024

2024 World Indoors Viewing Guide: Record Breakers, Lyles v Coleman, & Can An American Win the 1500?

We break down all of the track action to watch in Glasgow, including a heavyweight 60m matchup and whether Cole Hocker can join Matthew Centrowitz and Bernard Lagat as American world indoor champions.
February 20, 2024

WTW: Noah Lyles is better than ever but so is Letsile Tebogo, Josh Kerr & Yared Nuguse are ready, & BYU alums and Aussie teens impress

Oh what a year 2024 is going to be. Josh Kerr vs Yared Nuguse is on! Noah Lyles looks like he's ready to make a statement but so does Letsile Tebogo. And how about those Australian teenagers and BYU alums.
February 15, 2024

2024 USA Indoors Are STACKED: Nuguse Leads Loaded 3K as Lyles & Coleman Square Off in 60m

Get your popcorn ready as the 2024 USA Indoor meet is loaded and bound to entertain. Nuguse faces Cole HockerCooper Teare, and Abdihamid Nur in the 3K with Hobbs Kessler focused on the 1500. In the 60, it doesn't get much bigger than the WR holder against the 100 world champ. Plus can an unsponsored Walmart deli employee end one of the greatest streaks in track and field history? *MB: USA Indoors are LOADED - Official 2024 USA Indoor Discussion Thread,
February 05, 2024

WTW: Zach Panning was super brave (but foolish), Femke Bol & Noah Lyles love to compete, and how fast is BU?

Last week, Zach Panning put on a performance that would have made Steve Prefontaine and Sammy Wanjiru smile, Noah Lyles and Femke Bol returned the sport they love in a big way and we found out how much faster the BU track is than other tracks.
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.
December 20, 2023

Handing Out the 2023 Awards

From Sha'carri Richardson to Noah LylesSifan Hassan to Yared Nuguse, we honor the best and most entertaining athletes and races of 2023. *MB: The rest of the Letsrun Awards - WTF Performance of the Year, Breakthrough Performer of The Year, World Champs MVP, etc. 
December 13, 2023

Introducing the Nominees for 2023 LetsRun Athlete of the Year

After World Athletics chose not to name a single athlete of the year, we're stepping in and handing out our own award. Meet the finalists and give us your vote. Our two winners - one man and one woman - will be announced on Monday. *MB: World Athletics won't name an AOY but we will - Let's here your 2023 LetsRun Award nominations
September 19, 2023

WTW: Counting Down the 7 Biggest Storylines From the 2023 Pro Track Season

Who were the biggest winners of the 2023 track season? Noah Lyles, Niels Laros, Faith Kipyegon, Sha'Carri Richardson, Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Lamecha Girma, and Yared Nuguse all make the list, but in what order?

September 16, 2023

5 Thoughts on Day 1 at Pre: The Stars Delivered and We Can't Wait for 2024

Day 1 of the 2023 Pre Classic started and ended with a bang. We break it all down and give our thoughts on everything except the mile, Rai Benjamin's big win, Christian Coleman making 2024 very interesting, Sha'Carri getting beat, Faith Kipyegon capping what may have been the greatest season ever by a distance runner, and the 529th performance all-time American record in the women's shot put.
September 14, 2023

7 Reasons to Get Excited for the 2023 Prefontaine Classic Diamond League Final

From Jakob Ingebrigtsen's mile/3k double, a potential mile AR from Yared Nuguse, a potential WR from Shericka Jackson, & more, 2023 Pre has it all including Noah Lyles and Sha'Carri Richardson in the 100s.
September 05, 2023

WTW: Why Are We Obsessed With Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Why Noah Lyles Should Be Worried, & Shericka Jackson > Flo-Jo

In this week's WTW, Rojo shares his three biggest thoughts on the 2023 season. Did you know that before Jakob Ingebrigtsen arrived on the scene that African-born men had gone 64-0 at Worlds in distance events. Now they've lost 2 out of 4. Yes, Noah Lyles was spectacular at Worlds but there are some eerie parallels between Erriyon Knighton and Usain Bolt. And did you know Shericka Jackson's run in Budapest was better than Flo-Jo's WR? *MB: Heading into last year's Worlds, African-born-runners had won 64 straight men's distance finals, they've now lost 2 of 4, why?