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April 20, 2024

Mondo Duplantis Jumps 6.24m Pole Vault World Record at 2024 Xiamen Diamond League

It was Duplantis' eighth world record of his career. And he's still only 24 years old. *Mondo Jumps 6.24 (20'6") WR
April 18, 2024

5 Things to Watch at 2024 London Marathon: A STACKED Women's Race & Bekele's Last Ride?

How will Tigst Assefa run in her first race since her epic 2:11:53 world record in Berlin? And could 41-year-old Kenenisa Bekele make his 4th Olympic team? *Official 2024 London Marathon Discussion Thread
April 18, 2024

Xiamen Diamond League Opening Day Preview: Sha'Carri Opens Up, Kerley v Coleman in 100

Richardson will open her 2024 campaign in the 200m. Other headliners include Lamecha Girma in the 5k and Marco Arop in the 800. *MB: Srack and Field's Opening Day is Saturday (7-9 am ET, Reaction show at 9 am) - Official Xiamen Diamond League Discussion Thread
April 15, 2024

Hellen Obiri Rips 15:06 5k From 35k To 40k To Repeat As Boston Marathon Champion

Obiri got the win by running her final 4.2 plus miles at under 5-minute mile pace. Mile 23 was 4:57, mile 24 was 4:41, mile 25 was 4:54 and she ran her last mile in 4:51 to finally break free of Sharon Lokedi.
April 15, 2024

Ethiopia's Sisay Lemma Holds On and Wins 2024 Boston Marathon in 2:06:17 After 60:19 1st Half

Sisay Lemma dominated most of the Boston Marathon and held on to win the 2024 title by 41 seconds over countryman Mohamed Esa as defending champ Evans Chebet was third. Plus CJ Albertson reacts to breaking 2:10 for the first time and Meb runs Boston 10 years after his win.
April 15, 2024

2024 Boston Marathon Tracking, Live Leaderboard, and Results

Find out how to follow the leaders, get live splits, track runners, and view results of the 2024 Boston Marathon.
April 13, 2024

Cooper Teare (13:38) & Krissy Gear (4:43) Win Tight Battles at 2024 Boston 5K & BAA Mile

Ethiopia's Fotyen Tesfay (14:44) set a course record in the women's 5K while Casey Comber (4:08) won the men's mile.
April 12, 2024

10 Things We Learned at Boston Marathon Media Day

Evans Chebet says he's ready to run at the Olympics if Kenya names him to the team, plus updates from Emma Bates, CJ Albertson, & Jenny Simpson.
April 11, 2024

2024 Boston Marathon Women's Preview: Hellen Obiri Seeks Repeat Victory

Obirit's coach, Dathan Ritzenhein, is confident that the Boston and NYC champ is ready to go. "We feel pretty confident that her fitness is the best it’s been for a marathon."
April 11, 2024

2024 Boston Marathon Men's Preview: Evans Chebet Goes for 3-Peat & Kenyan Olympic Berth

Chebet is trying to become the first man to win three straight since 2008, but his coach has revealed to LetsRun.com that he's been plagued by an Achilles issue during his buildup.
April 11, 2024

Shame on USATF For Not Sending a Team to the 2024 World U20 Athletics Championships

The US is hosting the World U20 champs in 2026 but will not send a team to the 2024 edition in Lima, Peru, this August. *MB: USATF not sending team to 2024 World U20 champs in Peru - Should WA remove Eugene as host of 2026?
April 10, 2024

Track and Field Athletes To Receive Prize Money At 2024 Olympics

World Athletics announced today they will pay gold medalists in Paris $50,000 each, making track & field the first sport to offer prize money in the 128-year history of the Olympics. *MB: Paris Olympics to feature prize money for track and field gold medalists, paid by athletics governing body.
April 09, 2024

How To Make World XC Matter

We have a simple way to make World XC very important again - not just for those battling for the medals. Make it the primary way to qualify for the Olympics and Worlds in the 10,000.