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What the athletes are saying at the New York City Marathon

October 30, 2015 |

We liked Kevin Sully’s New York City Marathon storylines so much that we figured we’d find out what the athletes thought. Here’s athlete perspective on Sully’s six storylines heading into marathon weekend.

Who challenges Kipsang?

Now that Gebre Gebramariam has … Read More

New York City Marathon Preview: Who challenges Kipsang? Kenya or Ethiopia in women’s race? What about Meb?

October 27, 2015 | | One Comment

Ahead of Sunday’s New York City Marathon, here are six questions that I hope to get answered.

Who challenges Wilson Kipsang?

Kipsang hasn’t won a marathon in a year, but still enters as the favorite. The man he beat in … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: Kenyan Marathon Trials, Bromell Goes Pro, De Grasse Says Put

October 19, 2015 |

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Two topics this week: Athletics Kenya’s attempt to concoct an Olympic Trials race for the marathon and the professional ambitions of sprinters Trayvon Bromell and Andre De Grasse. First, a few things I learned this … Read More

Kiplagat & Chumba prevail without pacers, Puskedra becomes the marathoner America’s been waiting for: 26 thoughts on the Chicago Marathon

October 13, 2015 | | One Comment

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After a brief sabbatical, the Monday Morning Run is in full force. It’s on a Tuesday this week, but hey this was the first step in getting back to a semi-regular schedule after my wife … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: Beijing rematches, Zurich in slow motion and the one week too late club

September 8, 2015 | | One Comment

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Zurich hosted the first half of the Diamond League’s two-part finale last week. It’s the post-script on a season that reached its climax over a week ago in Beijing. Most people looked in slow motion … Read More

From the Stands: Beijing World Championships

September 4, 2015 |

Although it was work that brought me to Beijing, I still found a way to experience the World Championships, both from inside and outside the Bird’s Nest. I was not able to attend most of the sessions, but the full-access … Read More

Monday Morning Run: A World Championships in 15 nouns

August 31, 2015 |

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Before we begin this week, a hearty congratulations to all track fans

…….for getting up early, staying up late and generally disrupting your normal life patterns to watch a track meet in China.

…..for your ability … Read More

Breakfast in Beijing: Schippers shines, more US struggles, Eaton sets world record

August 28, 2015 |

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The 2015 World Championships will not be included on USA track’s greatest hits list.  The compilation of falls, fouls, false starts and under-performances continued on Friday.  No event was that clearer than the women’s 100m … Read More