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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
March 07, 2024

2024 NCAA Men's Indoor Preview: Nico Young Looks For NCAA Titles #1 & 2 & Can Anyone Stop The UW Milers?

Will Nico Young arrive as a collegiate track star like Katelyn Tuohy last year or will Ky Robinson continue to dominate? Can anyone stop the UW milers? And who has the edge in the team battle?
February 28, 2024

2024 World Indoors Viewing Guide: Record Breakers, Lyles v Coleman, & Can An American Win the 1500?

We break down all of the track action to watch in Glasgow, including a heavyweight 60m matchup and whether Cole Hocker can join Matthew Centrowitz and Bernard Lagat as American world indoor champions.
February 27, 2024

Ranking America's Mid-D/Distance Medal Hopes at 2024 World Indoors

Over the last 5 World Indoors, the US has averaged 3 mid-d/distance medals per meet, and with Yared NuguseCole HockerElle St. Pierre, and Bryce Hoppel, the US should add to that total in Glasgow.
February 04, 2024

2024 NBIGP: Hobbs Kessler Beats Jake Wightman, Noah Lyles Makes Statement, & Elle St. Pierre Is Back

The 20-year-old Kessler took down the 2022 world 1500 champ in Wightman's first race in a year, as Lyles ran a big 6.44 pb to win the 60 and Elle St. Pierre nearly broke the American 3000m record in her first big indoor race since giving birth.
January 27, 2024

2024 BU Terrier: Senayet Getachew Sets World U20 Record (14:42) as Josette Andrews Runs 14:46

With pacing help from Alicia Monson, Andrews and Courtney Wayment (14:49) both hit the Olympic standard. Andrews is now #2 on the all-time US indoor list.
January 10, 2024

2023 LRC Women’s World & American Rankings: Who’s #1?

We rank the top 10 in the world and top 5 in the US in every distance event from 800m through the marathon. Where did Faith Kipyegon and Sifan Hassan's historic seasons stack up?
January 08, 2024

Donavan Brazier Has Left the Nike Union Athletics Club; Had 4th Surgery on Foot in July

Our Jonathan Gault has the inside scoop on the status of the 2019 world champ thanks to a source in Brazier's camp. Brazier does not have a new coach yet and is currently working back on getting back to full training after yet another surgery. *Jordan Hasay & Donavan Brazier have left the Union Athletic Club.
November 15, 2023

RRW: Yared Nuguse Faces Hobbs Kessler, Matt Centrowitz And Reigning Champion Neil Gourley At Kalakaua Merrie Mile On December 9

The field also includes Mario García Romo, Geordie Beamish and Mason Ferlic.
November 09, 2023

The Pill That Over Half the Distance Medallists Used at the 2023 Worlds

Kelvin Kiptum, Faith Kipyegon, Keely Hodgkinson and everyone in the OAC are among the stars who experimented with Maurten Bicarb System in 2023 ($65 for 4 doeses). The big question: does it work *MB: Did you know there's a pill that supposedly over half the distance medallists used in 2023?
September 16, 2023

Jakob Ingebrigtsen (3:43.73) Tops Yared Nuguse (3:43.97) in Epic 2023 Bowerman Mile

Both men narrowly missed Hicham El Guerrouj's WR of 3:43.13 as Nuguse smashed Alan Webb's 3:46.91 American record.
September 15, 2023

Jakob Ingebrigtsen to Yared Nuguse: “Stick to Me as Long as You Can and We'll Get You Sub-3:46”

Ingebrigtsen said the wind on Hayward Field's back straight could prevent a super fast time but Nuguse is confident he's in shape to break Alan Webb's 3:46.91 American record.
September 12, 2023

Athing Mu A Surprise Entrant for Pre Classic Diamond League Final

We thought Mu's 2023 season was over but she is entered at Pre, which would be her first Diamond League since June 2022.
September 08, 2023

Jakob Ingebrigtsen Runs 4:43.13 to Break Hicham El Guerrouj's 2000m World Record

Ingebrigtsen ran his final 1600 in 3:46 and closed with a 54.9 final 400.
September 06, 2023

Josh Kerr, Elle St. Pierre, And Nikki Hiltz to Headline Professional Athlete Field At The 5th Avenue Mile On September 10

Kerr faces Cooper Teare, Woody Kincaid, George Beamish, Johnny Gregorek and Sam Prakel and the women's race also includes GB's Jemma Reekie and Katie Snowden.
August 31, 2023

6 Thoughts on 2023 Zurich DL: Nuguse's Incredible Diamond League Season, Fisher Is Back, & More

Yared Nuguse has now gone 2nd, 3rd, 1st, 1st in 4 DL appearances while Grant Fisher impressed with a 12:54 5k in his return from injury.
August 30, 2023

Thursday's Track Meet in Zurich Looks Incredible - 2023 Weltklasse Preview

We hope you are recovered from Worlds as an incredible Weltklasse meet takes place on Thursday. It features Sha'Carri Richardson, Shericka Jackson, Noah Lyles, a 1500 with everyone not named Jakob Ingebrigtsen and a 5000 with Lamecha Girma and Grant Fisher.
August 27, 2023

Mary Moraa Wins Clash of the Titans in 800 Meters at 2023 World Championships over Athing Mu and Keely Hodgkinson

After Mu took the race out in 56.01, Moraa hung onto her most of the way until pulling away midway down the home straight to win in 1:56.03.