May 28, 2022
Joe Klecker Upsets American Record Holder Grant Fisher To Win 2022 USA 10,000 Title
The last lap of the men's 10,000 was wild. Read about it here.
March 07, 2022
Grant Fisher (26:33.84) SMASHES Galen Rupp’s 10,000 American Record, Elise Cranny (30:14.66) Just Misses Molly Huddle’s AR
Fisher ran a 13:10 2nd half and came from behind in the final 200 to edge Mo Ahmed (26:34.14) for the win.
June 22, 2021
Day 4 Rest of Meet: Sean McGorty Survives Steeple Scare, Chris Nilsen Upsets Sam Kendricks, & Will Claye Is Clutch
Sean McGorty almost lost a shoe but didn't panic and advanced while Chris Nilsen pulled off another upset in the pole vault and Will Claye was clutch in the triple jump.
June 19, 2021
2020 Olympic Trials M3000SC Preview: In the Absence of Jager and Kebenei, We Will Have New Blood on the Team
The fastest two Americans in history Evan Jager and Stanley Kebenei have both scratched and Andy Bayer (#7 all time) is retired. That leaves Diamond League Hillary Bor as the favorite, but there is certainly space for the likes of Isaac Updike and Mason Ferlic who have both beaten Bor this year or newcomer Sean McGorty to make their first US team. And Benard Keter just beat McGorty.
May 28, 2021
PTF Day 1: Osako Beats Rupp, Ferlic Beats McGorty, Frerichs Rules the Steeple
Suguru Osako destroyed Galen Rupp over the final 400 of the 10,000 and then became a legend by running the B heat of the 10,000 immediately afterward. In the steeples, Courtney Frerichs looked great in her second steeple of the year while Sean McGorty did not take a step forward.
- Official Portland Track Festival Discussion Thread
- RUPP IS DONE. Rupp gets his doors blown off on last lap by Suguru Osako and 3 others in 10,000. Runs 28:00.
- Suguru Osako is (almost) a GOD. Osako destroys Rupp in 10,000 then doubles back in and almost wins B heat minutes later.
- Allie Ostrander Olympic Chances?
- GALEN RUPP entered in 10000m in Portland next week. What's he running?
May 18, 2021
Sean McGorty Has Been Searching for His Best Event. He May Have Found It.
In Jonathan Gault's latest profile, get the inside scoop on McGorty's secret unofficial steeple debut on the Nike campus last year. Plus, is Evan Jager scared of McGorty? "Part of me was a little worried about how good Sean was gonna be," says Jager.
May 09, 2021
Distance Night at Mt. SAC: Sean McGorty (8:20) Dazzles in Steeple Debut as Evan Jager Paces and Molly Huddle Struggles
Jager was a pre-planned DNF at 2k, while Huddle only managed 15:23 in a women’s 5,000 that was won in thrilling fashion by Canada’s Julie-Anne Staehli in a 22-sec pb of 15:02.
May 06, 2021
USATF Golden Games Preview: What A Meet!!! Brazier v Hoppel v Murphy, Lyles v Bednarek, Jager Returns, McGorty Debuts, & DK Metcalf
Another week, another loaded meet at a brand-new West Coast stadium. This time it's the USATF Golden Games at Mt. SAC, and it's filled with stars, from Sha'Carri Richardson to Shaunae Miller-Uibo, Elle Purrier to Molly Huddle, and many more.
February 21, 2019
2019 USA Indoors Preview: Brazier, Murphy, & Wilson Chase Records in Mid-D Events; Houlihan Tries to Stretch USA Win Streak to Double Digits
While no spots for Worlds are on the line his year, there are still some very interesting races at USA Indoors this year, particularly if the stars decide to go for a fast time. Can Donavan Brazier (600), Ajee Wilson (1k) and Craig Engels break American or even World records this weekend?
February 08, 2019
Sean McGorty Runs PR (13:21), Hits World Standard in First Race with Bowerman TC in Boston
June 09, 2018
Recap of NCAA Distance Drama: Saruni and Kerr Upset, Barraza Falls in Steeple, McGorty Gets Title
What a day at NCAAs in the distances. We recap it all.
November 16, 2016
2016 NCAA XC Men's Individual Preview: Edward Cheserek Looks To Close Out A Perfect Career at NCAA XC
2016 has already seen Leicester City win the English Premier League, the Cleveland Cavaliers win the NBA championship and Donald Trump win the presidential election. Could Cheserek be the next favorite to fall?
October 12, 2016
Who's #1 on the Men's Side, How Good Is Stanford and Three Other College XC Questions Ahead of Wisconsin/Pre-Nats Weekend
If you want to win NCAAs as a team, you'd better run well this weekend. Every single year for the last 15 years, the eventual men's NCAA champion has won on this weekend. The race of the week is the men's race at Wisconsin as it includes the top three teams in the country (Northern Arizona, Syracuse and BYU) and a great individual battle between NAU's Futsum Zienasellassie, Syracuse's Justyn Knight and Stanford's Sean McGorty.
June 06, 2016
2016 NCAA Outdoor Men's 5K/10K Preview: After Losing Twice In The Regular Season, Is Edward Cheserek Finally Vulnerable At NCAAs?
Cheserek looked rough in April and early May but flashed his old form at regionals. Can NAU's 27:52 man Futsum Zienasellassie challenge him in the 10k? What about Virginia Tech's Thomas Curtin, Stanford's Sean McGorty, Villanova's Patrick Tiernan or Syracuse's Justyn Knight in the 5k?
March 12, 2016
NCAA 3,000s: Molly Seidel And Edward Cheserek Remain Utterly Dominant
Dominant wins by Mollly Seidel and King Cheserek.
March 08, 2016
2016 NCAA DMR Preview: The Deepest Men's Field In History Is Led By Oklahoma State
Six of the 12 fastest men's teams in NCAA history will compete on Friday. Will they be good enough to hold off Stanford and Washington and their 3:53 anchor legs, Sean McGorty and Izaic Yorks? Will Oregon dare to run Edward Cheserek just 30 minutes after the 5k?
March 06, 2016
2016 NCAA M 3K/5K Preview: Can Anyone Prevent Edward Cheserek From Taking His NCAA Title Haul Into The Double Digits?
Cheserek ran the #2 collegiate 3k time ever at Millrose (7:40.51) and is the heavy favorite in the 5k. He's favored to sweep both, but could be vulnerable if he runs the DMR as well on Friday. Syracuse's Justyn Knight, Villanova's Patrick Tiernan, Stanford's Sean McGorty and Washington's Izaic Yorks will all be looking to take him down in the 3k.
March 02, 2016
Week That Was: A U.S. Star Shares Their "Red Flags For Doping," Penn State's Latest Mid-D Star, Super-Fast NCAA Times (2 X 3:53), And Two Distance Schools Win Big Conference Crowns
Great collegiate action, some big doping news, and a US pro's "red flag" guide to dopers.
February 27, 2016
2016 MPFS Indoor Championships Results / Highlights
November 17, 2015
2015 NCAA XC Men's Individual Preview: Edward Cheserek Looks To Make History With Third Consecutive Title
There are two undefeated contenders in the NCAA field - none of whom are named Edward Cheserek. Is King Ches vulnerable?