Will Leer

Will Leer

December 10, 2017

King Cheserek Wins Battle of Sexes Kalakaua Mile in Hawaii and Defeats Nick Willis and Will Leer

The race does not give splits and makes the runners essentially time trial it by feel. Excellent.
December 08, 2017

Honolulu: Kalakaua Merrie Mile Features Nick Willis Vs Edward Cheserek, Will Leer And The Women

The women's race is lead by Nicole Sifuentes and gets a 26-second head start with prize money based on overall finish regardless of gender.
March 31, 2017

RRW: Americans Shannon Rowbury, Paul Chelimo To Take On International Rivals at Carlsbad 5000

Rowbury faces Viola Lagat, former All-American Dominque Scott and Neely Gracey while the men's race has 2012 Olympic silver medalist Dejen Gebremeskel, Will Leer, GB's Andy Vernon and Aussie Collis Birmingham.
May 22, 2016

Fast 1500s At Windsor Open: NZ's Hamish Carson Misses Olympic Standard Again With 3:36.65; Canada's World 800 Silver Medalist Melissa Bishop Wins In 4:09

Carson came close again after only missing by .05 last week. Nick Willis was on rabbit duty again with Nate Brannen, Lee Emanuel and Will Leer all in the field. Bishop's race was a solid solo PB. *MB: NICK Willis super fit: video
May 16, 2016

Solid Mid-d Action Set For Swarthmore Last Chance Meet Monday Night

The men’s 1500 will be the race of the night as it has Nick Willis, David Torrence, Will Leer, Nate Brannen, Lee Emmanuel and Thomas Awad. On the women’s side, Ajee Willson and LaTavia Thomas are in the 800 and Marielle Hall will step down to the 1500. *Live Results *Schedule
August 13, 2015

John Capriotti, Nike Global Director of Athletics, Threatened To Kill Brooks Beasts Head Coach and Former Nike Employee Danny Mackey At 2015 USAs According to Police Report

At USAs, it was stated that people had been threatened at the meet but the details were missing - until now. has obtained a police report stating that Nike's John Capriotti threatened the life of the Brooks Beasts' Danny Mackey. Witnesses interviewed by support Mackey's claim.
July 14, 2015

Startlists For Today's Spitzen Leichtathletik Meeting In Lucerne, Switzerland

A lot of Americans competing including Bernard Lagat, Will Leer, Ben Blankenship, Garrett Heath, Lopez Lomong, Andy Bayer in the 3000, Charles Jock, Chanelle Price, Molly Ludlow, Gabriele Grunewald in the 800s. Also Melissa Bishop, Jenny Meadows and Lynsey Sharp. Asafa Powell and Yohan Blake are both in the 100, albeit in different heats. *Live Results

June 22, 2015

2015 USA 1500 Preview: Centro, Leo, Then Who in Men's Race? Women: Jenny Simpson Should Repeat and Rowbury's A Lock Unless She Doubles But What Other Two Women Qualify?

These are going to be two must-watch finals. Will Ben Blankenship's amazing 2015 continue or will he go home devasted thanks to Robby Andrews or Kyle Merber? The battle for women's spots #3 and #4 (thank you Ms. Simpson) will be incredibly intense on the women's side.

June 11, 2015

Deep Fields Including Many NOP Athletes Set For 2015 Portland Track Festival

Women's 5000: Shalane Flanagan, Kara Goucher, Jordan Hasay. Men's 5000: Chris Derrick, Bobby Curtis, Cam Levins. Men's 1500: Galen Rupp, Will Leer, Garrett Heath, Evan Jager. Shannon Rowbury listed in 1500 and 800. Andy Bayer and Sara Hall in the steeples. Ben Blankenship, Pat Casey, Lopez Lomong in men's 800. Men's 10K has Jake Robertson, Japan NOP member Osako Suguru and Rupp is also listed (maybe pacing?).

May 01, 2015

2015 Payton Jordan Men's Preview: Action Galore - True vs. Mead II, The Return of Nick Symmonds, and a Sub-4 HSer?

Track fans, this one is loaded with former NCAA stars. That's the good news. The bad news is you gotta choose, this or Mayweather - Pacquiao. More bad news, HSer Grant Fisher might go sub-4 but it won't count - unless Stanford changes from a 1,500 to a mile in the next 24 hours.

April 22, 2015

Matt Centrowitz With a Hat on Backwards Wins Over Manzano, Heather Kampf Repeats at Grand Blue Road Mile Which is Part of Drake Relays

Results, video of finishes from local tv station. Some of the stars will be back for the track mile on Saturday. The big distance matchup is Ajee Wilson vs Brenda Martinez at 800m on Friday night.

February 13, 2015

7 Pre-Wanamaker Mile Interviews: Shelby Houlihan Is Confident She Can Get the Collegiate Record, Lawi Lalang Wants Sub-3:50 and Much More

Will LeerEdward CheserekLawi LalangShelby Houlihan, Jordan HasayTreniere Moser and Heather Kampf all talk about their plans for tomorrow.

February 11, 2015

2015 Wanamaker Mile Preview: Matthew Centrowitz and Nick Willis Lead a LOADED Field

Four Olympic/WC medalists (Willis, Centro, Bernard Lagat and Leo Manzano), the last two NCAA record holders (Lawi Lalang and Chris O'Hare) and defending champ Will Leer comprise a terrific field. Oh, and a guy named Edward Cheserek is also entered.

February 05, 2015

2015 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Preview: Action everywhere - American record attempts in w 2-mile and m 1k, a WR attempt in w DMR, plus a loaded men's 3k

Oh baby is this one loaded. Season debuts for Bernard LagatEmma Coburn and Jenny Simpson. A three-way slugfest for the 1000m AR between  CentrowitzSowinski and Loxsom. A world record attempt in the women's DMR. Other stars like Mary CainNick Willis and Lawi Lalang. Saturday's meet in Boston is going to be good.

February 03, 2015

NYRR Wanamaker Mile At The 108th NYRR Millrose Games To Feature Eight-Time Winner Bernard Lagat And Defending Champion Mary Cain

Lagat will also face Nick Willis, Leo Manzano, Edward Cheserek, Lawi Lalang and more. Lagat will also have a chance to go for the masters indoor world record of 3:58.15 by Ireland's Eamonn Coghlan. *Discuss

December 28, 2014'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.

September 13, 2014

Jordan McNamara Edges Garrett Heath In Photo Finish at Line, Wins 1st Fifth Avenue Mile Title

Heath and McNamara both ran 3:51.0 as 2012 champ Matthew Centrowitz was sixth.

August 12, 2014

Jordan McNamara, Will Leer, Ben True, David Torrence And Garrett Heath Lead Deep Field For Falmouth Mile

Women's field led by Morgan Uceny, Gabe Grunewald and Katie Mackey.