December 02, 2023
Parker Valby (14:56) & Graham Blanks (13:03) Break NCAA 5,000m Records at Boston University
Valby is the first collegiate woman (and youngest American) under 15:00 while Blanks is just the third US man to have hit the 2024 Olympic standard of 13:05.
November 10, 2023
2023 NCAA XC Championships Qualifiers & Analysis
The OK State men & NAU women impressed. There was drama out West, where the Gonzaga & Portland men surprised as Oregon & Washington failed to qualify.
November 04, 2023
2023 US 5K Road Champs: Morgan Beadlescomb & Annie Rodenfels Win in Central Park
Plus hear Keira D'Amato's thoughts on the Olympic Marathon Trials start time and Woody Kincaid's thoughts on the Bowerman TC exits.
October 27, 2023
2023 NCAA XC Conference Recap: Valby’s Dominance Grows, Stanford Men & UW Women Win Final Pac-12s, Wisconsin Men Score 19
Parker Valby won the SEC meet by a staggering 33.8 seconds while the Stanford men rebounded from a disappointing showing at Nuttycombe to win Pac-12s.
October 08, 2023
Conner Mantz (2:07:47) & Clayton Young (2:08:00) Hit Olympic Standard as Rupp Misses at 2023 Chicago Marathon
Mantz and Young ensured at least two Americans will be at Paris 2024. Galen Rupp was on track for the standard late but faded and ran 2:08:48 in his return.
October 08, 2023
Kelvin Kiptum Runs 2:00:35 to Smash World Record at 2023 Chicago Marathon
Kiptum, who had never run a marathon 12 months ago, now owns three of the six fastest times ever.
October 01, 2023
2023 World Road Champs: Faith Kipyegon Gets Beat, Hobbs Kessler Wins Mile & Breaks WR, Kenya Goes 1-2-3 in Both Half Marathons
The 20-year-old Kessler won the first road mile world title as Diribe Welteji upset Faith Kipyegon in the women's mile. Peres Jepchirchir won a record-tying 3rd title in the women's half.
September 24, 2023
Tigst Assefa Obliterates Women's Marathon World Record with 2:11:53 in Berlin
Assefa, who ran a negative split of 66:20-65:33, took 2:11 off the 2:14:04 record set by Brigid Kosgei in Chicago in 2019.
September 17, 2023
World Records, American Records, & More: 8 Thoughts on a Wild Day 2 of the 2023 Prefontaine Classic
Gudaf Tsegay surprised with a 5000 WR as Athing Mu surprised with an American record and win. Grant Fisher got an AR but was beat while Mondo was Mondo and a whole lot more.
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 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 01, 2023
6 Final Thoughts from Budapest: Handing Out MVPs, We Need More Worlds in Europe, & More
After 12 days in Budapest, Jonathan Gault shares his final reflections from a terrific 2023 World Athletics Championships and includes 4 simple rule changes that should be made before Tokyo 2025. Plus who are his Budapest MVPs?
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 27, 2023
Jakob Ingebrigtsen Leaves It Late, Repeats as 5000m World Champion
Ingebrigtsen said he was still not fully recovered from the illness that plagued him earlier in the meet but had enough to outkick Spain's Mo Katir for gold by .14.
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.
August 26, 2023
Faith Kipyegon Becomes First Woman to Sweep 1500/5000m Titles at Worlds
Kipyegon closed in an absurd 56.59 for her final 400 to join Bernard Lagat (2007) as the only athletes to pull off the double at Worlds.
August 26, 2023
Marco Arop Goes From Last to First to Win 2023 World 800m Title for Canada
Marco Arop went from last to first on the final lap to get a dominant 800m gold for Canada.
August 25, 2023
Noah Lyles & Shericka Jackson Repeat as 200m World Champions in Budapest
Jackson set a championship record of 21.41 (#2 all-time) while Lyles ran 19.52 to complete the 100/200 double.
August 24, 2023
Day 6 Recap: Jamaica Shines With Double Gold as Men's 800/5K Finals Are Set
Danielle Williams stunned the women's 100 hurdles field and Antonio Watson won the 400 in a golden 30 minutes for Jamaica.
August 23, 2023
Josh Kerr Follows His Instincts to Incredible Upset in 1500m at 2023 World Championships
For the second year in a row, a runner from Edinburgh AC upset Jakob Ingebrigtsen in the world final as Kerr replicated Jake Wightman's race from a year ago to take gold.