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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 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.
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 18, 2024

The Casual Fan's Guide To The 2024 US Olympic Track & Field Trials

We share the 6 Biggest Storyline For The 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials — Track & Field. Who is the fastest man and woman in America? Can SML and Grant Holloway break the WRs? How do Athing Mu and Ryan Crouser look in their 2024 outdoor debuts? And what happens in the greatest event in track - the men's 1500?
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 04, 2024

5 Things to Watch at 2024 NCAAs: All-Time 1500/5K Matchups, Which Heavy Favorite Will Lose, & Learn These Sprint Names

Taking a closer look at the incredible men's 1500/5k finals and analyzing the women's distance favorites. Plus meet budding hurdle star Ja'Kobe Tharp. *MB: Official 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Champs – Can Nico Young and Parker Valby complete legendary sesasons?
May 24, 2024

Jakob Ingebrigtsen & Josh Kerr Open Up on Their Relationship (Or Lack Thereof) Before 2024 Bowerman Mile

If you turned into the broadcast portion of the pre-race conference expecting fireworks, you left disappointed but things got a bit spicy when LRC talked to them individually as Ingebrigtsen clearly was bothered by Kerr's podcast criticisms of him, calling them a "coward move." *MB: Jakob Ingebrigtsen calls Josh Kerr's podcast comments "a coward move"
May 23, 2024

2024 Pre Classic Preview: Gudaf Tsegay Goes For History, Sha'Carri v Elaine, Kenyan 10K Trials, & More

With just four weeks to go until the Olympic Trials, America and the world's best will descend on Eugene this weekend.
May 22, 2024

A (Regular Season) Race For The Ages - 2024 Bowerman Mile Preview: Kerr v Ingebrigtsen Grudge Match, Wightman Returns, & Stars Galore

Americans Yared NuguseCole Hocker, Hobbs Kessler, and Matthew Centrowitz have their hands full with a stacked field that also features World Indoor champ Geordie Beamish.
May 16, 2024

Weekend Preview: Olympic Stars in LA, Sprinters in Atlanta, Night of the 10k PBs, & Marrakech Diamond League

We preview a huge weekend of track including the USATF LA Grand Prix, adidas Atlanta City Games, Night of the 10,000m PBs, and Marrakech Diamond League. Grab some snacks and make sure the fridge is stocked.
May 11, 2024

2024 Track Fest: Sifan Hassan, Loaded Men's Steeple and Women's 10,000 Highlight Saturday Night's Meet

Double Olympic champ Sifan Hassan will return to the track for the first time since last year's Worlds and the men's steeple is LOADED with US talent, but the most important race of the night is the women's 10,000 where a bunch of US women including Keira D'Amato, Emily Infeld and Elly Henes will chase the 30:40.00 standard.
May 09, 2024

2024 Doha DL Preview: American 200m Showdown, Dos Santos Debuts, Kenyan Stars vs Nordas in 1500

Americans Courtney LindseyKenny Bednarek have been in fine form in 2024 but only one can win the 200 in Doha. Plus Timothy CheruiyotReynold Cheruiyot, and Abel Kipsang against Narve Nordas in the 1500.
April 24, 2024

2024 Suzhou DL Preview: Gidey, Barega, & Coburn Open Up, Coleman Tries to Keep Winning

Plus Sha'Carri Richardson will try to improve on her 22.99 200m from last week in Xiamen.
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 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.