August 09, 2023
From NAIA to Beating Kipchoge: The Zouhair Talbi Story
Zouhair Talbi has had an unconventional path to 2023 Boston Marathon where he became one of a handful of men who can say they beat Eliud Kipchoge in the marathon.
July 19, 2023
An Inside Look at Karsten Warholm's Revolutionary Training
Recently Alex Geula sat down with Karsten Warholm and his coach, Leif Olav Alnes, at the IK Tjalve club in Oslo to understand Warholm's beginnings, his career, and the sprint side of Norwegian training.
June 28, 2023
Meet Narve Nordås, 24-Year-Old Norwegian 1500m Runner That Went from 3:36 to 3:29 in 1 Season
Is Nordås the least talented runner to break 3:30 in history? He thinks so, "I can guarantee you I'm the slowest sub 3:30 guy in history."
December 08, 2022
After a 13:15 pb in 5000 last weekend, Sam Prakel is ready for Merrie Mile in Hawaii
He had a 13:41 pb before last weekend so he's feeling good about things. *MB: Andy Powell: "Sam (Prakel) has been the most consistent American miler in the U.S."
September 29, 2022
The Story Behind The MOST SHOCKING 2:15 Marathon In History
Learn how Tigist Assefa went from an 800-meter also-ran to one of the world's greatest marathoners after almost giving up the sport to move to the US for a job.
June 23, 2022
A Year After Trials Disappointment, A Faster Josette Norris Will Double At USA Champs
Last year, despite having run 14:51, she was only 8th in the 5000. Now she's a 3:59 1500 runner hoping to make the 1500 team.
April 13, 2022
Two-time NYC Marathon champ Geoffrey Kamworor is excited to make his Boston Marathon debut
"I'm feeling great and I've trained really well. I haven't missed one session of training which is crucial for the marathon," said Kamworor.
February 03, 2022
Annie Rodenfels Has Gone From NCAA D-III Champion To World Leader
Rodenfels may be the most improved pro in the US. When she graduated college in 2019, her 5000 pb was 16:35. Now it's a world-leading 15:08. What can she do in the 3k at the NBIGP?
November 04, 2021
Kenenisa Bekele Has Big Expectations for His New York City Marathon Debut
The greatest distance runner in history sounded very confident when we caught up with him this morning in New York. "On Sunday, I expect a good day and good result," said Bekele who has recovered nicely since Berlin.
November 04, 2021
Six Years After A Dazzling Debut in NY, A Changed Laura Thweatt Returns to NYC Marathon With High Hopes
We LOVED this piece by David Monti on Thweatt who led a lot the 2020 Olympic Trials before finshing 5th.
July 30, 2021
Nijel Amos, the “last man standing” from historic 2012 Olympic final, starts quest for his first Olympic gold with solid opening round win
Amos, who has twice run 1:41 for 800, says he's recently done some "impossible" training sessions as he strives for his first global gold.
May 18, 2021
Sean McGorty Has Been Searching for His Best Event. He May Have Found It.
In Jonathan Gault's latest profile, get the inside scoop on McGorty's secret unofficial steeple debut on the Nike campus last year. Plus, is Evan Jager scared of McGorty? "Part of me was a little worried about how good Sean was gonna be," says Jager.
February 15, 2020
With Secret "Trials Dagger" Shoes, Ultra Star Jim Walmsley Is Ready To Take On The 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials
"I'd like to think I'm around 2:10 shape right now...I feel like I've legitimately put in the training and the work to contend up front. I feel pretty confident with that," said Walmsley.
March 28, 2019
From 15:40 in College To 13:57 At Age 28, Meet Matt Crowe, the LetsRun.com Men's Entrant To 2019 World Cross Country
Crowe is 28-year old American with a 13:57 PB who is currently living in London. The story of how he got there, going from 15:40 in college to 13:57, is incredible.
February 26, 2019
16-Year-Old Athing Mu Has Ribbons in Her Hair, Braces in Her Mouth...and an American Record on the Track
Learn about the high schooler who shocked the world at Toyota USA Indoors.
October 29, 2018
Still Chasing the Dream: Six Years After Moving to Flagstaff, Unsponsored Marathoner Nick Hilton Is (Still) Trying to Get the Most Out of Himself
Not everyone who chases the dream and moves to Flagstaff, AZ is a highly sponsored pro. Meet the unsponsored Nick Hilton who is still chasing the dream as he nears his 30th birthday. "There’s something about living that grind and getting up in the morning and putting in that mileage and running the workouts and doing all that stuff, that is -- I don’t know if freeing is the word, but it’s just so satisfying. There’s something about getting the absolute most out of yourself that is satisfying...To really maximize your potential in something I think is admirable, regardless of where that ceiling is."
June 19, 2018
Icon in the Making: Why Noah Lyles Could Be the Next Face of Track & Field
A natural showman and faster than Usain Bolt at age 20, is Noah Lyles the next face of track and field?
May 16, 2018
30 Years of Sub-3:00 Marathons: Despite a Setback in Boston, Mark Cucuzzella Is Looking to Extend an Epic Streak
51-year old mark Mark Cucuzzella has run a sub-3 hour marathon for 30 straight years. One month ago in Boston, Cucuzzella ran his first marathon over 3 hours in his life and yet was happy with the result. "It’s a privilege and a pleasure to be out there if you have a busy day job... [Bad conditions mean] there [are] more war stories to tell. And you learn more from a race like that than [one run in] 50 degrees and a tailwind."
April 06, 2018
The Greatness of Geoffrey Kamworor: Where Does the Kenyan Star Go From Here?
Jonathan Gault talked to Kamworor, who thanks to his recent win at the World Half Champs has won a global title in each of the last five years, to see what's next for one of Kenya's biggest distance stars.
March 15, 2018
How Andy Trouard Went From Northern Arizona's #4 Man In Cross Country To A National Champion On The Track
A couple of years ago, the odds were pretty high that Andy Trouard wouldn't even be a runner right now -- he was planning on becoming a triathlete. Now he's the NCAA 3,000-meter champion. Here's how it happened.