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Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: USATF and Conference Championships

February 27, 2015 |

The USATF Championships are just half of the great action coming your way. (Photo credit: Dane Schubert for Daily Relay)

This is one of the weekends when everything seems to happen all at once. It’s conference championship weekend in college … Read More


February 25, 2015 |

A deep, world-class field of athletes was announced yesterday for the 2015 edition of the Drake Relays. While there are a couple of Canadian athletes listed, one glaring omission appears to be everyone’s favorite Canadian rapper, Drake. Sure he’s a … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: Farah and Dibaba set records, Barshim and Collins win again

February 23, 2015 |

It didn’t take long for Genzebe Dibaba or Mo Farah to get going. Both set world records in their first race of the season–defying conventional wisdom and signifying that we are in for a fast and exciting year. Indoor meets … Read More

The Scoreboard

February 22, 2015 |

Every Friday I preview the weekend’s best matchups, and every Sunday I take a look at how it all turned out. Let’s see what happened.

Boulay vs Zelinka: Boulay

Étienne Boulay, the former safety for the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes, won … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Celebrities, Birmingham Indoor, Tokyo Marathon and more

February 20, 2015 | | 2 Comments

We’ve got a lot of good matchups coming your way this weekend. The last big indoor invitational of the season will be on Saturday in England and the World Marathon Majors kicks off its 2015 season in Tokyo. It’s a … Read More

College Track Issues & Answers: A new schedule and the meaning of early success

February 18, 2015 | | 2 Comments

Hayward Field will host the NCAA outdoor championships in June under a much different schedule.

Some big news in college track broke yesterday. The NCAA outdoor championships will undergo a significant schedule change for 2015 and 2016 in that men’s … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: Half marathon world record, Centrowitz rolls and Eaton flies

February 16, 2015 |

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The Millrose Games in New York, a world record on the roads and Ashton Eaton’s unintentional athletic exploits highlight the week in professional track and field.  For a quick look at the action, check out Jesse’s Scoreboard, … Read More

The Scoreboard

February 15, 2015 | | 2 Comments

Every Friday I preview the best matchups of the weekend, and on Sunday I take a look at how they turned out.

Battle Royale: Centrowitz

With 20/20 hindsight, the men’s Wanamaker Mile was going to come down to Matthew Centrowitz … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Millrose Games, College Track, Cross Country & more

February 13, 2015 | | One Comment

There are weekends when the great action comes in waves. This weekend has the Millrose Games, still the biggest name in indoor track and field, but there’s more: three great college meets, the Kenyan cross country championships, and overseas invitationals. … Read More

Run it Back: Emma Coburn on the American record, her first steeplechase and meeting Mark Wetmore

February 12, 2015 |

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American steeplechaser Emma Coburn joined Kevin and Jason on the House of Run podcast for a wide ranging discussion. Below are some highlights of their conversation.  For the full interview, download the podcast here, or on … Read More