April 26, 2018

Jenn Suhr (4.80m) Defeats USA Indoor Champs Katie Nageotte (4.70m) And Sandi Morris (4.70m) To Win Drake Relays Capital Square Pole Vault

On the men's side, Andrew Irwin cleared 5.60m to got an upset victory over Shawn Barber (5.60m, lost on countback) and Sam Kendricks (5.50m).  
January 10, 2018

February 3: Olympic Medalists Katerina Stefanidi And Sandi Morris WIll Renew Their Pole Vault Rivalry At The Millrose Games

They'll also be up against world indoor record holder Jenn Suhr.
August 23, 2017

Sunday: Caster Semenya Leads List Of Eight World Champions Competing In The ISTAF Meet At Berlin's Olympic Stadium

Semenya specifically requested that the meet run the 600 instead of the 800 and she may go for the 20-year-old WR of 1:22.63 while facing world silver medalist Francine Niyonsaba. Other world champions include Phyllis Francis, Ramil Guliyev, Dafne Schippers and Sam Kendricks vs Renaud Lavillenie.
December 16, 2016

January 28th: Matt Centrowitz, Jenny Simpson, Emma Coburn & Brenda Martinez Confirmed For Boston New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

Simpson, Coburn and Martinez will all run on a DMR team together. The last two Olympic champions Ekaterini Stefanídi and Jenn Suhr will face off in the PV.
August 11, 2016

Men's Pole Vault Preview: Will Renaud Lavillenie Become The First Man in 60 Years To Repeat as Olympic Champion?

Lavillenie is the highest jumper in history but there are a lot of young guns that would love to knock him off including the US's Sam Kendricks (23), Canada's Shawn Barber (22) and Brazil's best men's medal hope Thiago Braz (22).
July 11, 2016

The Rest of the Meet: Felix Loses A Chance To Make History, Dalilah Muhammad Makes History, Sydney McLaughlin Arrives, and Kerron Clement Returns

Allyson Felix's quest for history is over before it really even began. Felix wasn't the only one to have a bad day as Johnn Dutch also failed to make it Rio. The news wasn't all bad as in the women's 400 hurdles HSer Sydney McLalughlin made Team USA and Dalilah Muhammad set a new US championship record.
January 30, 2016

Jenn Suhr Breaks Indoor Pole Vault World Record With 5.03m (With Video)

She added a centimeter to her own WR while competing at a low key college invy in Brockport, NY.
July 18, 2015

KBC Nacht Meeting: Ben True Gets IAAF Standard As Eric Jenkins Explodes To A 13:07 And Lauren Johnson Destroys Her PR To Make Worlds On A Night Full Of Fast American Running

True ran 13:06 to seal the deal for worlds with Jenkins right behind him in a huge PR. Abbey D’Agostino PRd at 5000 as did Johnson to punch her ticket to worlds in the 1500. Other big names in action included Dejen Gebremeskel, Chris Derrick, Emily Sisson, Mary Cain, PVer Sandi Morris andLolo Jones. Check out how they did.
*MB: Ben True Runs 13:06 5000m, Eric Jenkins 13:07

February 25, 2015

Drake Relays Presented By Hy-Vee Announces First Wave Of 2015 Athletes And Events

A highlight will be the addition of an elite women's 800 with Brenda Martinez and Ajee Wilson. Other top names competing include Renaud Lavillenie, Jenn Suhr, LaShawn Merritt vs Kirani James and a deep 110H and HJ competition.

February 11, 2015

USATF Activist Becca Gillespy Peter Responds To Latest USATF Memo On IAAF Council Controversy

Peter has harsh criticisms of Stephanie Hightower, citing a time when she broke rules to kick people out of an AAC meeting. She praises Bob Hersh and says he played a role in getting the DMR added to the 2015 World Relay Championships.

January 09, 2014

Mary Cain, Nick Willis, Leo Manzano And Hagos Gebrhiwet Will Highlight Distance Action At 2014 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

Manzano and Willis will face-off in the mile while Cain is racing 2000m and Gebriwet in the 3000m. Jenn Suhr and Ryan Whiting will also compete at the meet.