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April 30, 2020

26:59! How Chris Solinsky Transformed a "Glorified Tempo" Into an All-Time Upset and Performance

10 years ago today, Chris Solinsky shocked the world by running 26:59 in his 10,000-meter debut. Get the inside story and learn how the date of Solinsky's wedding played a key role in his preparations and why his victory led to a decade-long feud between coaches Alberto Salazar and Jerry Schumacher. 
May 23, 2017

USADA: "It Appears Highly Likely" That 6 NOP Athletes Including Galen Rupp and Dathan Ritzenhein Violated Anti-Doping Rules

The #1 takeaway is huge - "It appears highly likely” that six NOP Athletes including Galen Rupp and Dathan Ritzenhein violated anti-doping rules.
March 03, 2017

Galen Rupp And Jordan Hasay Will Face World Class Field At The Prague Half-Marathon On April 1st

The women's race is especial deep as it's lead by world record holder Peres Jepchirchir and has six other women who have gone under 1:09. Rupp will face Rio 10,000 bronze medalist Tamirat Tola and four sub-1 hour Kenyans.
December 21, 2016

Stacked American Field Set For 2017 Boston Marathon: Galen Rupp, Jared Ward, Meb Keflezighi, Shalane Flanagan, Desi Linden Plus Jordan Hasay's Debut

It'll be a dream race for American distance fans as all the 2016 Olympic marathoners except Amy Cragg will toe the line in Boston. Plus Abdi Abdirahman, Trials 7th placer Shadrack Biwott, and what will be a highly anticipated debut by Hasay.
October 24, 2016

RRW: 'Rejuvenated' Mary Cain Explains Coaching Change

Cain says the decision was primarily about location (since she doesn’t plan on leaving NY anytime soon), but that she enjoys Henwood’s hands on approach as he even runs some of her workouts with her.
June 22, 2016

Competitive Fields For 2016 Stumptown Twilight - Full Entry Lists

Oregon Project athletes headline with Galen Rupp, Matt Centrowitz, Cam Levins, Eric Jenkins, Jordan Hasay, Mary Cain all competing. *Meet Schedule
April 01, 2016

The Latest From Nike - The Bowerman Track Club is Expanding: Dutch 800 Star Bram Som Hired as Technical Director; Salazar To Test More Drugs On Sons

Get the latest news from the April 1 press conference at Nike's headquarters where the BTC announced they've signed a strategically key athlete and Alberto Salazar unapologetically said he's planning more NOP doping experiments.
March 11, 2016

RRW: For Shannon Rowbury, USA Indoors Is A Chance To Look Past Doping Scandals

"[Doping] is an issue very near and dear to my heart, and is something that is very upsetting to me. But, I have to look forward to the things that I can do, and not things that I can't control, and what I want to accomplish. I still, God willing, can have another shot at an Olympic medal that I can have the right way.  I just look forward to the opportunities which are ahead of me.  I'm trying really to focus on that."
January 30, 2016

Results: TrackTown High Performance Meet #3

Brenda Martinez had the most impressive result of the night with a 4:32 mile victory while Galen Rupp took a break from marathon training to win the 3000 in 7:57. *Official MB Thread: TrackTown HP Meet #3 - Galen Rupp Running 3000m Tonight
December 09, 2015

Galen Rupp Is Running A Half Marathon This Sunday; Will He Do The Olympic Marathon Trials?

Is Galen Rupp serious about doing the Olympic Marathon Trials this time? Does he possibly have a better shot at Olympic gold in the marathon than in 10,000? *MB: Galen Rupp Running Half Marathon in Portland This Weekend; Will He Run Marathon Trials?
June 19, 2015

Mo Farah Makes Public Statement Denying Drug Use; Says Alberto Salazar Assured Him Allegations Were False

"I have never taken performance enhancing drugs in my life and I never will. ...The last two weeks have been the toughest of my life ... the media pressure on my young family and my wife, who is 5 months pregnant, is extremely painful..."
*Previously: Mo Farah Hires PR Experts To Tackle Missed Drug Tests Controversy Freud’s, who are “experts in crisis management,” are lending a helping hand.
*MB: Mo Farah -> offical respone

June 13, 2015

The Oregon Project's Mary Cain and Treniere Moser Talk About The BBC's Allegations Against Alberto Salazar

Cain wasn't too talkative (on that subject), but Moser says it "sucks". The US's first ever DL 5000 winner Ben True shares his thoughts.

June 11, 2015

Deep Fields Including Many NOP Athletes Set For 2015 Portland Track Festival

Women's 5000: Shalane Flanagan, Kara Goucher, Jordan Hasay. Men's 5000: Chris Derrick, Bobby Curtis, Cam Levins. Men's 1500: Galen Rupp, Will Leer, Garrett Heath, Evan Jager. Shannon Rowbury listed in 1500 and 800. Andy Bayer and Sara Hall in the steeples. Ben Blankenship, Pat Casey, Lopez Lomong in men's 800. Men's 10K has Jake Robertson, Japan NOP member Osako Suguru and Rupp is also listed (maybe pacing?).

June 04, 2015

Running Pros Respond On Twitter To Nike Oregon Project Doping Allegations

Matt Centrowitz thought it was a yawning matter, but no one else did, including Paula Radcliffe, Dai Greene, Nick Willis, Lornah Kiplagat and many others.

June 04, 2015

Everything You Want to Know About the BBC Nike Oregon Project Doping Documentary If You Didn't See It

The show had multiple anti-doping allegations against Alberto Salazar and Galen Rupp, and that the Nike lab advocated for or was aware of testosterone usage by Nike athletes.

March 29, 2015

Correction See Below: Sunday Times Says Alberto Salazar's Group May Have Inadvertently Broken Anti-Doping Rules With L-Carnitine Injections

Dathan Ritzenhein and Alvina Begay are the athletes who would appear to have broken the rules. Even more interesting is Salazar thought L-Carnitine would help Ritzenhein improve 2-3 minutes in the marathon. *Discuss Here