August 12, 2023
2023 Worlds MSteeple Preview: Olympic and World Champ El Bakkali to Face WR Holder Girma in EPIC CLASH
El Bakkali has owned the steeplechase in recent years and is better than ever in 2023, but is he even the favorite for Worlds?
July 02, 2023
RRW: El Bakkali Extends Steeple Streak in Soggy Stockholm
David Monti recaps the mid-d and distance events for you including the women's 5000 where world xc champ Beatrice Chebet used a 59-second final lap to dominate the 5000.
May 28, 2023
Rabat DL Recap: Ingebrigtsen Tops Nuguse, El Bakkali Goes 7:56, Kerley Rules the 100
Nuguse closed very well but Ingebrigtsen was too good and won in 3:32. El Bakkali’s time was the fastest steeple since 2012 and puts him 8th all-time.
January 23, 2023
2022 LRC Men's World & American Rankings: Who's #1?
Some picks were easy (Eliud Kipchoge in the marathon), others were impossible. Here's where we ranked the world's best distance runners in 2022.
July 06, 2022
2022 Worlds M Steeple Preview: More of the El Bakkali-Girma Show, or Can Conseslus Kipruto Three-Peat?
There's been a clear 1-2 in the steeple this year, but reigning world champ Conseslus Kipruto, finally healthy, could be a factor once again. *MB: 2022 World men's steeplechase preview: Who you got - Girma, El Bakkali, Kipruto? Does an American factor?
June 05, 2022
2022 Rabat DL: Soufiane El Bakkali Wins Steeple Thriller, Karsten Warholm Pulls Up Injured
El Bakkali held off Lamecha Girma to win the steeple as both men broke 8:00, but disaster struck in the 400 hurdles as Warholm said after the race he believes he tore his hamstring.
June 03, 2022
The 5 Events We Are Most Excited For in Sunday's Rabat Diamond League
Karsten Warholm opens up his 2022 season and the men's steeple and 800s are LOADED. We can't wait. *MB: Official 2022 Rabat DL Discussion Thread (2-4 pm ET Sunday, CNBC)
August 02, 2021
Kenya's Reign is Over: Soufiane El Bakkali Wins Olympic Men's Steeplechase in Tokyo
The Kenyan men had won every steeple they competed in at the Olympics since man first walked on the moon. No longer.
October 04, 2019
Conseslus Kipruto Preserves Kenyan Steeplechase Streak by the Tiniest Margin Possible at 2019 World Championships
This was a World Championships final for the ages won by .01 by Conseslus Kipruto.
September 06, 2019
2019 Brussels DL Final Men's Recap: Controversy in the Steeple, Dominance in the 1500, & DL Titles for Young Stars Lyles & Norman
Getnet Wale edged Soufiane El Bakkali in the steeple and was judged not to have obstructed him as Timothy Cheruiyot won his third straight DL 1500 crown. Lyles (19.74) and Norman (44.26) made it a US sweep in the sprints.
August 22, 2019
2019 Paris DL: Conseslus Kipruto & Taoufik Makhloufi Return, Grant Holloway Makes DL Debut, & the Noah Lyles Show Rolls On
Two final regular season DL of the season looks like a dandy as two Olympic champs will return to the DL after a long hiatus. Plus will Jakob or Filip Ingebrigtsen win their first DL 1500?
December 27, 2018
2018 LRC World & US Rankings, M Steeple: Conseslus Kipruto Finishes as World #1 For 3rd Straight Year; Evan Jager US #1 Once Again
While handing out our steeple rankings, we take a detour and give out some free advice to Evan Jager.
December 29, 2017
2017 LRC World & US Rankings, M 3K SC: Conseslus Kipruto Kicks His Way to World #1; USA's Evan Jager Is #3 in World, USA's Stanley Kebenei #4
August 08, 2017
American Evan Jager Comes Up Short In Quest For Gold, Settles For America's 1st-Ever Men's World Championship Steeple Medal
August 01, 2017
2017 Worlds Men's 3,000 Steeple Preview: Evan Jager Tries to Win USA's First Global Steeple Gold Since 1952
An American-born man has NEVER won a gold medal in a mid-d/distance event at the IAAF World Championships. That may change thanks to Evan Jager.
July 18, 2017
LRC Q&A: Evan Jager Talks About Being Listed as "Likely Doping", The Steeplechase in Monaco... and Admits to Reading LetsRun.com
July 14, 2017
2017 Rabat DL Preview: Rowbury Vs BMart at 1500, Caster Semenya Drops Down To The 400 as Donavan Brazier Looks for Revenge vs. Nijel Amos
June 16, 2017
2017 BAUHAUS-Galan Preview: Oslo Rematches on Tap as Asbel Kiprop Returns & Luvo Manyonga Looks to Make Long Jump History
Will South African Luvo Manyonga, perhaps the hottest athlete in the world right now, break the long jump world record? How will Asbel Kiprop look in his first DL race since finishing last at Pre?
December 29, 2016
2016 LRC Year-End Rankings, Men's Steeplechase: Conseslus Kipruto Ascends to #1 After a Year to Remember; Evan Jager Leads Americans Again
We highly praise Conseslus Kipruto who unseated the GOAT, Ezekiel Kemboi, at the Olympics, and had one of the greatest years in steeplechase history. At just 22 years old, Kipruto could stay at the top for some time. We also give out accolades for the amazing career that Paul Kipsiele Koech enjoyed.