2017 LRC World & US Rankings, M 1500/Mile: Training Partners Elijah Manangoi & Timothy Cheruiyot Lead the Way
Rome DL Preview: Will Almaz Ayana Break The 5K WR? Ajee Wilson Makes Her 2016 DL Debut In A Stacked Women's 800, And Kipruto Vs. Birech Round 3 In The Men's Steeple
Rabat DL Preview: A Fast Men's 800, The Return Of Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad And Can Francine Niyonsaba Challenge Caster Semenya?
Amazing Field Set For Pre Classic Bowerman Mile: Asbel Kiprop Faces Matt Centrowitz, Taoufik Makhloufi, Ayanleh Souleiman And Drew Hunter
Track And Field's Opening Day Is Friday And It's Going To Be SPECTACULAR With A Slew Of #1 Vs. #2 Matchups - 2016 Doha Diamond League Preview
2015 LRC Year-End Rankings, Men's 1500/Mile: Asbel Kiprop Claims #1 Spot After a Year for the Ages; Centro Is Tops Among US Men
2015 Weltklasse Zurich Meet Preview: Evan Jager And Jairus Birech Look For Redemption, America's Best Women Battle At 3,000, Kiprop Vs. Kiplagat For $40,000 And More
Thursday's meet should be a lot of fun. It serves as a chance for redemption for Evan Jager and Jairus Birech, a $40,000 match race between Asbel Kiprop and Silas Kiplagat, and a battle royale at 3,000 between Emily Infeld, Shannon Rowbury and Jenny Simpson. Plus Mo Aman versus Rudisha and more.
Men’s 1500 Semis: 4 Kenyans, 3 Americans and 1 Final For the Ages - Sunday's Men's 1500 Final Will Be Must-Watch Drama
Oh baby, the final is going to be awesome.
Day 6 Morning Recap: American 1500 Men Rock as All 3 Qualify, American 5000 Women Disappoint As Only US Champ Nicole Tully Moves On
2015 Worlds Men's 1500 Preview - Can favored Asbel Kiprop win his 4th global gold against this historically loaded field?
Asbel Kiprop looks to join Hicham El Guerrouj and Noureddine Morceli in the history books as a 3-time World Champ but he's got his hands full as Matthew Centrowitz, Silas Kiplagat, Ayanleh Souleiman and Taoufik Makhloufi all could strike gold or go home without a medal as this field is LOADED. We break it down for you in nearly 4000 words.
Rest Of Distance Action: Genzebe Dibaba, Silas Kiplagat And Eunice Sum Get The Victories With Blazing Times
Paris Preview: Team USA's Steeplers Take On The World's Best; Makhloufi, Kiplagat And Souleiman To Battle At 1,500
Fresh off a great run at the U.S. Champs, Evan Jager, Donn Cabral and Dan Huling face a stacked steeple field led by '14 world #1 Jairus Birech and world/Olympic champ Ezekiel Kemboi. Taoufik Makhloufi, who ran 2:13.08 for 1,000 on Wednesday, takes on stalwarts Ayanleh Souleiman and Silas Kiplagat.
Silas Kiplagat Wins Shanghai 1,500 As Ben Blankenship Comes Up Just .19 Short
The American closed faster than the winner and got an outdoor PR.
Shanghai Preview: Ben Blankenship Takes on Big Boys Silas Kiplagat & Ronald Kwemoi; Eunice Sum (800) & Jairus Birech (Steeple) Open Up In Their Specialties
Molly Beckwith-Ludlow, faces world champ Eunice Sum in the 800 while World XC champ Agnes Jebet Tirop faces 2013 WC bronze medalist Almaz Ayana in the women's 5,000. In non-distance action, there's a great HJ with Mutaz Essa Barshim & Bohdan Bondarenko, plus Merritt vs. James in the 400 and VCB vs. SAFP in the 100.
LetsRun.com's 2014 Year-End Rankings: Men's 1500/Mile: Ayanleh Souleiman Is The Best In A Historically Good Year, Leo The Lion Roars In the US
It was an amazing year in the 1500 - so amazing that Seb Coe's 1979 WR of 3:32.03 would have put him as the 17th fastest man in 2014. No one was faster than Silas Kiplagat but in our minds no one was better than Ayanleh Souleiman. Thanks to HOKA One One and John Hayes, a resurgent Leo Manzano claims US #1.
Taoufik Makhloufi AND Silas Kiplagat Celebrate Early as Makhloufi Wins DL Finale, Does He Silence His Critics?
Kiprop, Kiplagat and Souleiman all had $40,000 reasons to win this one but Makhloufi was your winner. Galen Rupp PRd and was in the the thick of it with 200m to go, but didn't have the wheels the last 200m. *Video highlights added
Brussels Diamond League Final Preview: A Loaded Men's 1500 (featuring Galen Rupp) and Women's 3000, Plus Evan Jager in the Steeple
The DL season wraps up with the second DL Final in Brussels on Friday as 16 more Diamond Race champions will be crowned. Some of the highlights include the men's 1500 (Silas Kiplagat vs. Asbel Kiprop vs. Ayanleh Souleiman plus Galen Rupp and Leo Manzano), Evan Jager in the steeple, Ajee Wilson and Brenda Martinez in the women's 800 and a great women's 3000 featuring Genzebe Dibaba, Mercy Cherono, Sifan Hassan and Americans Jenny Simpson and Shannon Rowbury. In non-distance action, the men's high jump (Bohdan Bondarenko, Mutaz Essa Barshim) and 100 (Justin Gatlin, Kemar Bailey-Cole) should also be exciting.
Birmingham Preview: Mo Farah Dodges the Competition (Again), A Spectacular Men's Mile, Ajee vs. Eunice, and David Rudisha Goes For The World Record?
This meet is loaded from a mid-d and distance perspective but sadly Mo Farah's race is an insult to the fans. Silas Kiplagat, Ayanleh Souleiman and Asbel Kiprop plus Leo Manzano and Matt Centrowitz, who will race the mile, David Rudisha squares off against Adam Kszczot at 600, while world leader Ajee Wilson and world champ Eunice Sum resume their rivalry in the 800.