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July 22, 2024

Who Has The Most to Gain and Lose On the Track at the 2024 Olympics?

Noah Lyles and Grant Holloway could become legends with Olympic gold in Paris; with a loss, they'd go down as runners who could not win on the sport's biggest stage.
July 18, 2024

2024 Chicago Marathon Field Is Out: Saina, Bates, D'Amato, Panning Set to Chase Fast Times

2022 London champ Amos Kipruto (2:03:13) and 2023 Berlin runner-up Vincent Ngetich (2:03:13) lead the somewhat shallow men's field where Daniel Ebenyo will debut while Tokyo champ Sutume Kebede (2:15:55) is the women's headliner.
July 11, 2024

Monaco Diamond League Preview: Jess Hull World Record Attempt, 1500m Jakob-Yared Showdown, Big 3 in 400m Hurdles

The Monaco Diamond League Meet on Friday is absolutely loaded. Jakob Ingebrigtsen headlines the men's 1500 vs Yared Nuguse, Neil Gourley, Narve Nordas, and Niels Laros, Jess Hull goes for the 2000m world record, we've got an absolutely loaded men's 800, plus the big 3 squaring off in the men's 400m hurdles.
July 07, 2024

Faith Kipyegon (3:49.04) Breaks 1500m World Record as Jess Hull Runs Stunning 3:50.83 for 2nd

Kipyegon took .07 off her own mark from last year in Florence and showed that she is better than ever despite missing time in 2024 due to injury.
July 01, 2024

6 Takeaways from Super Sunday at the 2024 US Olympic Trials

In the span of 60 minutes on Sunday, six meet records fell in the track events, including Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone's 50.65 WR in the 400 hurdles.
June 30, 2024

Women's 10K: Weini Kelati Wins Olympic Trials; Parker Valby, Karissa Schweizer Looking Good for Paris

Kelati, who won her first US track title, is guaranteed a spot at the Olympics while Valby & Schweizer are likely to qualify via world ranking.
June 26, 2024

Olympic Trials Week 2 Preview: Is It Kelati's Year? New Faces in Steeple, Can Fisher or Hocker Complete the Double?

We preview the women's 1500, 10k, and steeple and men's 800 and 5k as the second half of the Trials kicks off on Thursday.
June 25, 2024

Nia Akins Dominates Women's 800 at 2024 Olympic Trials after Athing Mu Falls & Misses Team

Allie Wilson & collegian Juliette Whittaker rounded out the team after Mu's devastating fall at the 200m mark.
June 24, 2024

Cole Hocker Wins 1500 in Trials Record of 3:30.59 as Yared Nuguse and Hobbs Kessler Punch Their Tickets To Paris

Cole Hocker blasted past Yared Nuguse with 250m to go to win the Olympic Trials in a record 3:30.59 as a PR brigade was set behind him.
June 24, 2024

5-Minute Recap, Olympic Trials Day 3: Noah Lyles Golden

Noah Lyles gets all the attention winning the 100m, but Kenneth Rooks put on an impressive performance in the steeple, Quincy Wilson set another high school record in the 400 and made the final, Kendall Ellis captured the 400m, and Athing Mu and Raevyn Rogers made the 800 final but Ajee' Wilson didn't for the first time since 2012.

June 23, 2024

Olympic 1500m Qualifying Explained: Which Men Need the Standard in the Trials Final?

We explain what all 12 men in the field for Monday's final need to do in order to qualify for the Olympic 1500 meters.
June 22, 2024

Grant Fisher Wins 2024 US Olympic Trials 10K as Woody Kincaid & Nico Young Clinch Paris Spots

After finishing 2nd, 2nd, and 4th the last three years, Fisher finally won the US 10k title, taking off with 1k to go and using a 4:06 final 1600 to break the field.
June 21, 2024

Sophomore Quincy Wilson Runs 44.66 to Break High School 400m Record at 2024 Olympic Trials

Wilson took down a 42-year-old record and won his heat with the second-fastest time of the day. He also broke Justin Robinson's world U18 record of 44.84.
June 21, 2024

Matthew Centrowitz Withdraws from 2024 Olympic Trials Due to Hamstring Injury

The 2016 Olympic 1500m champion had been seeking to make a fourth straight Olympic team and is in Eugene, but felt he was not in a position to be competitive due to the injury.
June 18, 2024

Olympic Trials M10K Preview: Can Grant Fisher Finally Win It? Does Nico Young Make the Team?

The first final of the 2024 US Olympic Trials features four studs -- Fisher, Young, Woody KincaidPaul Chelimo -- vying for three spots to Paris. *MB: Official US Olympic Trials Men's 10k thread: Jon Gault says Woody Kincaid is your winner, do you agree?.
June 17, 2024

Bob Schul, America's Only Olympic 5,000m Champion, Dies at 86

Competing against legends Kipchoge Keino and Ron Clarke in the 1964 Olympic final in Tokyo, Schul used a 38.7-second final 300m to win an iconic gold medal. His daughter confirmed his death to LetsRun. *MB: RIP: Bob Schul - America's only Olympic 5000m gold medallist - has died at age 86.
June 14, 2024

Kenyan Olympic Trials Day 1: Faith Kipyegon Is Back, Mary Moraa Is Beaten, Reynold Cheruiyot Wins 1500 Thriller

Kipyegon crushed 10k WR holder Beatrice Chebet by 6 seconds while Moraa lost to Lilian Odira and Reynold Cheruiyot edged out Daniel Munguti and Timothy Cheruiyot.