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Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Morning Run

November 26, 2013 |

Once again this week, the Monday Morning Run appears on Tuesday. This is partly to make way for the big weekend of NCAA action, but more so because I was hoping the extra day would produce more stories to discuss. … Read More

College Weekend Wrap

November 25, 2013 | | 7 Comments

The men’s race at 600 meters. (Photo by Dane Schubert for

I’ve been to the NCAA Cross Country Championships eleven times now, and off all the meets I see every year I think this one is the most fun. … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups

November 22, 2013 |

Terre Haute loves cross country. (Photo:

The NCAA Cross Country Championships, the culmination of the fall season, will be run on Saturday in Terre Haute, Indiana. What matchups should you be watching? Let’s take a look.

1. Oklahoma State … Read More

5 Questions with Chris Derrick

November 20, 2013 | | 3 Comments

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A year after missing out on making Team USA with a fourth-place finish in the 10,000m at the Olympic Trials in Eugene, Chris Derrick fought for third on a hot night in Des Moines to make … Read More

The Monday Morning Run

November 19, 2013 | | One Comment

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Track and field stories rained down on us from the heavens last week. Most of them originated from Monaco, where the sport convened for the IAAF awards. A prodigy turned pro, an American city won … Read More

College Weekend Recap

November 17, 2013 | | 6 Comments

Mary Cain won’t be running for Oregon or any other college team. (Photo: TrackTownPhoto)

For running fans, Friday was like the first two days of March Madness. It was the regional meets, which chose the 31 teams and 38 other … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups

November 14, 2013 |

Could Emily Infeld upset two American Record holders? (photo:

It’s getting to be late fall and that means the list of the weekend’s best matchups is lean. I have just five for you this week, but they’re good. Take … Read More

The Monday Morning Run

November 11, 2013 | | One Comment

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Last week, the IAAF announced the finalists for the World Athlete of the Year. No surprise, the nominees are Usain Bolt, Mo Farah, Bohdan Bondarenko, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Zuzana Hejnova and Valerie Adams. Bolt and Fraser-Pryce … Read More

5 Questions with Danny Mackey

November 5, 2013 | | 2 Comments

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Welcome back to 5 Questions, where we pick the brains of people from all areas of the running scene. Today, we were lucky enough to catch up with the coach of the Brooks Beasts, Danny Mackey. Follow him … Read More

Key developments from the New York City Marathon

November 4, 2013 |

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Jeptoo is world’s best

London champion, Great North Run champion, Boston champion. Rita Jeptoo is terrific, but Priscah Jeptoo (no relation, as you know) is the best. After most of the elite women slept-walked through 15 … Read More