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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?
September 01, 2023

Noah Lyles Just Announced He's Skipping The First Diamond League Final Ever Held In The US

For the top US male track star to skip the first-ever Diamond League final held on US soil is disappointing to say the least.
August 30, 2023

Josh Kerr Responds to Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Noah Lyles Responds to NBAers, & Mondo vs Warholm at 100m?

Jonathan Gault has the highlights from an entertaining pre-race press conference for the Weltklasse Zurich featuring a bunch of newly-crowned world champions.
August 30, 2023

Noah Lyles Says Many Football and International Basketball Players Support His World Champions Comments

At a press conference today in Zurich, Lyles didn't back down from his recent "world champions" comments that riled up much of the NBA.
August 30, 2023

Thursday's Track Meet in Zurich Looks Incredible - 2023 Weltklasse Preview

We hope you are recovered from Worlds as an incredible Weltklasse meet takes place on Thursday. It features Sha'Carri Richardson, Shericka Jackson, Noah Lyles, a 1500 with everyone not named Jakob Ingebrigtsen and a 5000 with Lamecha Girma and Grant Fisher.
August 25, 2023

Noah Lyles & Shericka Jackson Repeat as 200m World Champions in Budapest

Jackson set a championship record of 21.41 (#2 all-time) while Lyles ran 19.52 to complete the 100/200 double.
August 23, 2023

Worlds Day 5 AM Recap: Athing Mu Runs & Wins Prelim; Richardson & Lyles Breeze in 200 Prelims

Mu won her 800 heat in 1:59.59 while Sha'Carri Richardson led all 200m qualifiers in 22.16.
August 20, 2023

Noah Lyles Becomes the Fastest Man in the World by Winning 2023 World 100m Title

The 200 specialist Lyles is now a 100-meter world champion and halfway to becoming the first man to win the 100/200 at Worlds since Bolt in 2015.
August 20, 2023

Noah Lyles Wins 2023 100m World Championship

Noah Lyles did it. He ran a 9.83 to comfortably take home the 100m title.
August 18, 2023

Friday at Worlds: Athing Mu Is Here, American 100m Stars Not Worried About Marcell Jacobs, & More

Mu is in Budapest and it looks like she will run Worlds, while Fred Kerley and Noah Lyles are feeling confident ahead of the 100 meters.
August 16, 2023

The Fan's Guide to the 2023 World Athletics Championships

We share our 5 biggest storylines of the 2023 World Athletics Championships which start Saturday in Budapest and should be amazing. Sha'Carri Richardson's quest for gold, Noah Lyles quest for the WR, and Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Faith Kipyegon quest for doubles all make the list.
August 03, 2023

MJ Speaks: Michael Johnson on the the Stars of Track and Field, His Double Gold, and Pursuing Greatness

Michael Johnson was the guest on the LetsRun.com Track Talk podcast on the anniversary of his 19.32 double gold world record to share his thoughts on the sport and its current crop of stars.
July 23, 2023

2023 London DL: Yared Nuguse Earns First DL Win as Noah Lyles Wins 200 Thriller in 19.47

Nuguse's win was the first by a US man in a DL 1500/mile since 2011. Brit Jemma Reekie got a big 800 win in 1:57.30 after Keely Hodgkinson withdrew.
July 06, 2023

Noah Lyles: "It Hurts" That USAs Will Not Be Shown on NBC This Year

Lyles will be the subject of a two-part docuseries this summer, "Untitled: The Noah Lyles Project," that will air on Peacock.
July 03, 2023

The Start: How Important Is Noah Lyles' Start to His Chances of Success in the 100 Meters?

After two straight 200m world titles, Lyles is chasing the 100/200 double in 2023. His top-end speed is elite, but how good does his start need to be to challenge Fred Kerley in the 100? Sprint experts weigh in.
May 19, 2023

The 4 Events You Need to Watch This Weekend: Lyles v Coleman, Chelimo & Kelati Tackle the 10K, & More

In chronological order, we get you ready for this weekend's pro action which is taking place all over the globe. It includes $8,000 800s in NYC and world champ Fred Kerley running his first 100m of 2023 in Japan.
May 05, 2023

Weekend Preview: Tuohy Goes For Sub-15, Nuguse Opens Up, Lyles v Knighton at 150

We've got a great double feature of track on Saturday with the Atlanta City Games and the Track Fest at Mt. SAC.