Monthly Archives: May 2016
The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Prefontaine ClassicMay 27, 2016 | Jesse Squire | One Comment
As always, this year’s Prefontaine Classic will be one of the best meets on the Diamond League circuit. It has gradually expanded into a two-day meet, with a great two-hour block of competition on both Friday and Saturday.
The … Read More
Hoka One One recap, Semenya and Ayana roll and Ethiopian marathon selectionMay 24, 2016 | Kevin Sully
I spent last Friday evening at the Hoka One One Mid-Distance Classic. In prior years, this meet has hosted an exciting Mo Farah double, Mary Cain’s most impressive record and a cool back-and-forth when Nick Symmonds took a … Read More
The Weekend’s Best Matchups: pros at Rabat Diamond League, Hoka One One Classic, and moreMay 20, 2016 | Jesse Squire
Rabat’s Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium awaits the arrival of the Diamond League.
The Weekend’s Best Matchups is back after a long absence, and just in time as the pro action is heating up. There’s a wide array of competition this … Read More
Formulaic Bolt, summer track in the US, false start in Shanghai + reliable rabbitsMay 17, 2016 | Kevin Sully
After last week’s absence I’m going to try and squeeze in two weeks worth of Diamond League meets into one edition of the Monday Morning Run.
This weekend, Asafa Powell, Yohan Blake, Justin Gatlin and Usain … Read More
James/Merritt I, US relay problems & Solinsky retires: The Monday Morning RunMay 2, 2016 | Kevin Sully | One Comment
Two retirements to announce. Sanya Richards-Ross said last week that 2016 will be her last season. It’s been almost 10 years since she ran the American record of 48.70 in the 400m. Throughout her career, she ran under 49 seconds … Read More