February 18, 2023
Letsenbet Gidey Collapses Meters from Finish, Is DQd, Beatrice Chebet Wins World Cross Country
January 19, 2023
2023 USA XC: Weini Kelati, Lex & Leo Young, Among Athletes Chasing World XC Berths
Kelati, Bor, the Youngs, NXN champ Irene Riggs, and FL champ Karrie Baloga will all be racing USA XC in Richmond this weekend. MB: 2023 USA XC is Saturday and it's LOADED (in the jr races). Official discussion thread
November 05, 2022
Four Thoughts from the 2022 USATF 5K Road Champs
Abdihamid Nur (13:24) won the men's title despite a late wrong turn. Weini Kelati (15:16) won the women's race as both athletes broke the course record.
February 27, 2022
USATF Indoors Women's Recap: Ajee' Wilson x 8, Elle Purrier St. Pierre Crushes Monson on Final Lap
Elle Purrier St. Pierre ran like she had something to prove and Ajee' Wilson made another USA title look too easy.
January 06, 2022
2022 USA XC Preview: Could Weini Kelati vs Alicia Monson Become US Distance Running's Next Great Rivalry? Plus Molly Seidel Is Entered!
Between Kelati, Monson, Seidel, Emily Infeld, and Natosha Rogers, the women's race should be spectacular. On the men's side, can ADP/WCAP extend its win streak to five years? *MB: Offiical 2021 USA XC Discussion Thread: Kelati vs Monson XVIII - Who you got? Does ADP continue to DOMINATE?
December 02, 2021
Weekend Preview: Newbury Park Chases Immortality, Geoffrey Kamworor Chases a Marathon PB, & Conner Mantz (Maybe) Chases the Half Marathon AR
There is so much distance action going on this weekend it's wild. Get out your popcorn as we break it down for you here. Between the RunningLane Cross Country Championships, the Cross Champs at Mt. SAC, the first BU meet, the Valencia Marathon, and the US Half Champs, it's going to be a busy weekend of racing.
November 30, 2021
WTW: Why Weini Kelati May Be America's Next Great Distance Star And Is Sean Brosnan Great Or Just Lucky?
Shhh. We think we may have found America's next distance star. The similarities between Weini Kelati and Molly Seidel are striking. *MB: Shhhh... Rojo thinks Weini Kelati may be the next great American distance runner + Is Sean Brosnan great or lucky?
November 06, 2021
Drew Hunter and Weini Kelati Win 2021 USATF 5k Road Champs in New York
Drew Hunter is back and Weini Kelati showed she's a level above everyone else.
December 08, 2020
WTW: Super Shoes = Super Times, Weini Kelati Goes Pro, And World Athletics Reverses Course
After a long Covid-19 break, Rojo's weekly recap is back in full force.
March 11, 2020
2020 NCAA Indoors Women's Mid-D/Distance Preview: Dani Jones Chases Audacious 800/Mile Double
We don't expect her to pull it off as we think Nia Akins will win her first NCAA title in the 800, but if Jones wins just 1 NCAA title she'll join Jenny Simpson and Adam Goucher for the most in CU history. Plus can Whittni Orton win her first in the 3000?
November 23, 2019
2019 Women's NCAA Cross Country Championships: Arkansas Women Complete 2019 Triple Crown as Weini Kelati Breaks It Open Early
New Mexico's Weini Kelati and the women of Arkansas were the big winners in the women's race.
November 20, 2019
NCAA XC Women's Individual Preview: Alicia Monson vs. Weini Kelati Is a Duel for the Ages
In their last 8 races, each has won four times. Both are better than ever but only one will win on Saturday.
June 07, 2019
Weini Kelati Turns Back Carmela Cardama Baez Over the Final 100 Meters to Win an Epic NCAA 10K Final
What a finish. Yesterday, Ed Eyestone called the 10,000 meters “the most exciting event in track & field” -- albeit after a 24-lap setup. Tonight, we saw why.
June 04, 2019
2019 NCAA Women's Distance Preview: Dani Jones Goes for 5K Glory, A Repeat Bid For Jessica Hull & 3-Peat Bid For Allie Ostrander
Some big names will be looking to win their 4th NCAA titles later this week in Austin.
March 23, 2019
March 29-30: 2019 Stanford Invitational Entry Lists
Fields include Molly Huddle, Emily Sisson in the 10,000, Andy Bayer, Morgan McDonald in the 50000, Jessica Hull, Weini Kelati, Ednah Kurgat in the 50000 and Brianna Rollins vs Kristi Castlin and Dalilah Muhammad in the 100.
March 07, 2019
2019 NCAA 3K/5K Previews: Can Wisconsin's Morgan McDonald & Alicia Monson Sweep All Four Distance Races? Or Will Grant Fisher, Jessica Hull, or Someone Else Play Spoiler?
We break down the longest individual races at NCAAs for you.
November 17, 2018
MAGS-NIFICENT: Dani Jones Leads Colorado Women To Dominant Win at 2018 NCAA Cross Country Championships
The Colorado women hadn't been on top of the winner's circle at the NCAA xc champs in 14 years but their drought was broken in style on Saturday as they won both the team and individual titles.
November 16, 2018
Final Pre 2018 NCAA XC News: Mike Smith Believes The '18 NAU Team Would Beat the '16 & '17 NCAA Champs, Allie O Wants To Race 10K At NCAA XC, & More On The Eve of 2018 NCAA XC
We give you the inside scoop on 2018 NCAA XC from after today's press event in Madison. How will 2-4 inches of snow impact the race?
November 15, 2018
2018 NCAA Women's Individual Preview: Weini Kelati & Alicia Monson Look to Derail Ednah Kurgat's Repeat Bid
Ednah Kurgat won NCAAs last year in a record time and she's in better shape this year but we don't think she'll be the winner as her teammate Weini Kelati is in even better shape. Fascinating tidbit, we learned that Kurgat and Kelati (or any of the top UNM women) do not workout together. *MB Ednah Kurgat won NCAAs last year in a championship record time ans is in better shape this year.....Here's why she won't win.
January 27, 2016
2016 Camel City Elite Preview: Matt Centrowitz, Shannon Rowbury And Ashton Eaton Headline Fields As Indoor Season Heats Up
The first big US pro meet of the year takes place in Winston-Salem on Saturday afternoon and we'll be there to cover it for you. Centro and Rowbury will both be in the mile while Eaton and wife Brianne Theisen-Eaton tackle the 60m hurdles. Cas Loxsom (800), Brandon Johnson (800), Melissa Bishop (800), Stephanie Garcia (mile), Garrett Heath (3k), Lawi Lalang (3k) and Foot Locker champs Drew Hunter (3k) & Weini Kelati (3k) are also entered.