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August 19, 2021

The Prefontaine Classic Is Going To Be INCREDIBLE - Top 10 Races at the 2021 Prefontaine Classic

For the first time in 1,182 days, the Prefontaine Classic will be held at Hayward Field and this may be the best one in history. Jonathan Gault counts down his best races, which includes Olympic rematches in the 800s, a sub-9:00 bid by Courtney Frerichs, a WR attempt by Sifan Hassan, and the women's 100 we've all been waiting for.
May 30, 2014

David Rudisha Talks About His Return At Prefontaine Classic

King David is set to return to the circuit after a year+ absence. Is he in shape? Will he win? Plus, fantasy track guys and gals, guess what his agent says he can run a 5k in?

May 29, 2014

Women's 1500: Jenny Simpson versus Abeba Aregawi, Brenda Martinez and Eunice Sum; High Schooler Elise Cranny Goes for Mary Cain's Record

Jenny Simpson's pb is 5 years old - will it go down? Will HS phenom Elise Cranny steal the spotlight from Mary Cain? How fast will Aregawi go? Plus don't forget BMart as she tries to go sub 4:00 for the first time and Faith Kiypegon.

May 29, 2014

Men's Mile: How Close Can Kiprop Get to the World Record? Kiplagat, Souleiman, Makhloufi and Centrowitz Highlight a Stellar Field

Asbel Kiprop is in supreme shape. Can he become just the 9th man ever to break 3:47 or 4th man to break 3:46? How will Americans Will Leer and Matthew Centrowitz fare in this STACKED field which includes Mr. Early Celebration. Plus, in the "B" Mile you've got Leo Manzano and a high schooler trying to go sub 4.

May 29, 2014

2014 Pre Men's 5,000: Americans Ben True And Hassan Mead Hope To Join Sub-13:00 Club, As The Six Fastest Men From 2013 And Bernard Lagat Battle

A stacked field with the possibility of 2 more Americans joining the sub-13:00 club.

May 29, 2014

A Dream 800 At Pre: Rudisha Returns Versus Aman, Amos, And The American Record Attempt Of Duane Solomon

London Olympics take II. This field is absolutely stacked as Duane Solomon attempts to do something only 5 men have done in ten years - go sub-1:42.60.

May 28, 2014

Pre Classic Men's 10,000: Galen Rupp Seeks to Lower His American Record against Quality Field

Rupp will face a deep field, including Leonard Komon, Sam Chelanga, World bronze medalist Paul Tanui and Olympic 5th placer Bedan Karoki as Rupp attempts to become only the 4th man under 26:48.00 in the last 7 years.