Monthly Archives: February 2016
The Monday Morning Run: Recapping the College Conference ChampionshipsFebruary 29, 2016 | Jesse Squire
Is Ryan Crouser finally over his injury problems just in time for an Olympic buildup?
The Monday Morning Run is usually about pro track and field action, but there wasn’t much of that this weekend.
What we did have a … Read More
The Weekend’s Best Matchups: SEC, ACC and Big 12 ChampionshipsFebruary 26, 2016 | Jesse Squire | 2 Comments
This is conference championship weekend in college track, and three of them stand out above the rest: the ACC, Big 12, and SEC Championships. There are a couple of good road races on tap this weekend too, so there’s plenty … Read More
Centrowitz/Willis rivalry, American 800m depth & Dibaba world record:The Monday Morning RunFebruary 22, 2016 | Kevin Sully | One Comment
Millrose, Glasgow and a Genzebe Dibaba world records highlighted the week in track and field. In terms of indoor racing, this is the best we will see before the World Indoor Championships next month.
The top three performances … Read More
The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Millrose and IAAF Indoor TourFebruary 19, 2016 | Jesse Squire
With collegiate action scaling back in preparation for next week’s conference championships, the weekend’s best competitions are all in two meets that represent the culmination of the brief indoor invitational circuits.
One of them is the Glasgow Indoor Grand … Read More
2016 Olympic Trials Marathon Clickable Pace BreakdownFebruary 19, 2016 | Daily Relay | One Comment
To the joy of running data enthusiasts everywhere, USATF released mile-by-mile split times for all 364 athletes who started the 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials in Los Angeles. To save you the trouble of pouring over the the thousands of splits, … Read More
26 thoughts from Olympic Trials MarathonFebruary 16, 2016 | Kevin Sully | One Comment
Some leftover thoughts from Saturday’s Olympic Trials. Be sure to check out Jesse’s takeaways from the race, Brendon’s look at social media and our recap podcast featuring Sports Illustrated’s Tim Layden.
1) I know a good number of you thought Rupp … Read More
Five Things We Learned at the Olympic TrialsFebruary 14, 2016 | Jesse Squire | 2 Comments
After a day to reflect, here are five thoughts on yesterday’s Olympic Trials marathons.
USATF took a pro sports approach.
The Oregonian’s Ken Goe might be the nation’s only remaining daily newspaper reporter who regularly covers track. He wrote the … Read More
Let’s be social: The U.S. Marathon Trials on TwitterFebruary 13, 2016 | Brendon Desrochers
It was a hot day of racing and reaction here in Downtown LA. Here are the highs and lows from the Twitterati:
We are live on NBC & NBC Sports Live Extra! @runmeb & @g_rupp … Read More
The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Olympic Trials, New Balance Grand Prix, and moreFebruary 12, 2016 | Jesse Squire
This is a YUGE weekend for track fans. The indoor season has been picking up speed each week and now it’s really in high gear. Friday, Saturday and Sunday all have major events, sometimes more than one. Over two days … Read More
#TBT: Revisiting the 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials (and 10 Thoughts on how they relate to 2016)February 11, 2016 | Pat Price
Our coverage of the 2016 Olympic Trials Marathon continues with a look back to the 2012 Olympic Trials Marathon. And if you missed the past two posts, here are our Women’s picks and Men’s picks to make the Rio squad.