2017 LRC World & US Rankings, W 3K Steeplechase: Emma Coburn Is the World Champ, But Beatrice Chepkoech Is World #1
2017 Bislett Games Recap: Jake Wightman Pulls Off A Huge Upset, A 16-Year-Old Runs 3:56 and A Woman's Wig Comes Off Mid-Competition
2016 LRC Year-End Rankings, Women's Steeplechase: Ruth Jebet Leads the Way; Olympic Medallist Emma Coburn Tops U.S. List for Third Straight Year
2015 LRC Year-End Rankings, Women's Steeplechase: Hyvin Kiyeng, Emma Coburn Top World, U.S. Lists
Kenya's Hyvin Kiyeng Wins Wild Steeple Final as Emma Coburn Settles for Fifth
Coburn: "I'm bummed..... I thought I could medal. I was confident that I could.....I just got to keep at it and come away with some hardware in Rio."
2015 IAAF Doha Preview: Mo Farah Doesn't Duck The Competition in A Stacked Men's 3,000; Asbel Kiprop, Mo Aman & Ayanleh Souleiman to Battle in 800; Abeba Aregawi and Sifan Hassan to Clash in 1500
Farah will face five men who have broken 7:31 including Hagos Gebrhiwet and Yenew Alamirew. The women's 1500 features '14 world leader Sifan Hassan and '13 world champ Abeba Aregawi, while Ethiopians Sofia Assefa and Hiwot Ayalew will race in the women's steeple. Justin Gatlin (100) and Allyson Felix (200) headline the non-distance action.
2014 LRC Year-End Rankings: Women's 3000 Steeplechase: Emma Coburn is World #2 as Hiwot Ayalew Is #1
Zurich Full Recap: Hiwot Ayalew Wins DL Title in Women's Steeple; Seven Americans Win DL Titles
Tunisia's Habiba Ghribi beat Ayalew (2nd) and Emma Coburn (5th) in the race, but Ayalew still won the DL title and the $40,000 prize that goes with it. Americans to win DL titles included Jenny Simpson (1500), Tianna Bartoletta (LJ), Reese Hoffa (SP), Christian Taylor (TJ), Michael Tinsley (400 hurdles), LaShawn Merritt (400) and Dawn Harper-Nelson (100 hurdles).
Zürich Preview: Can Emma Coburn & Jenny Simpson Win Diamond Race Titles? David Rudisha And Nijel Amos Headline A Loaded 800; Can Galen Rupp, Ben True Or Hassan Mead Go Sub-13:00?
The first of the two DL finals should be spectacular as the winner of the men’s 800 and women’s 1500 likely will take home $50,000 and a spot into 2015 Worlds whereas second will get just a $6,000 consolation prize. Plus New Balance teammates Emma Coburn and Jenny Simpson try to bring home DL titles to the USA.
Jenny Simpson vs. Sifan Hassan vs. Abeba Aregawi in 1500; Emma Coburn Highlights Steeplechase
Simpson will have her hands full with the red-hot Hassan as Shannon Rowbury, Brenda Martinez, Genzebe Dibaba and Meraf Bahta (who beat Hassan to win 5,000 gold at Euros) are also entered in the 1500. Coburn will try to lower her American record as she battles Ethiopian rivals Hiwot Ayalew and Sofia Assefa.
Paris DL Preview: Can Simpson Get The American Record And Can Rowbury Break 4:00 In A Stacked Women's 1500; A Fascinating Men's 800 Of Amos Vs. Kaki Vs. Kiprop
Hellen Obiri looks to keep winning against Abeba Aregawi and Jenny Simpson in the women's 1,500. Can Simpson get the AR or can Rowbury break 4:00? Asbel Kiprop takes on Nijel Amos and the 800 specialists and Emma Coburn goes for her second DL win in the women's steeple. Can she get the American record as well?
Fast Women: Hellen Obiri (3:57.05), Sofia Assefa (9:11.39) and Mercy Cherono (9:13.27) Run Fastest Times Ever in US for 1500, Steeple and 2-mile
Those winning times were very impressive but American fans were pumped by Jenny Simpson's PR and Shannon Rowbury's AR.
Shanghai DL Women's Preview: World Champions Abebe Aregawi and Jenny Simpson To Battle, Rematch of Top 5 From Moscow Steeple With Bridget Franek and Emma Coburn
The Diamond League women's 1500m kicks off in style with World #1 Abeba Aregawi and World #2 Jenny Simpson going head to head. The women's steeple has the top 5 from Worlds squaring off. Live (or on demand) @ 8am eastern Sunday.