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The Monday Morning Run: A Weekend Full of Records

February 13, 2017 | | One Comment

This is my second weekend of subbing for Kevin Sully for the Monday Morning Run and I’m still working on warming up to the format.

The Millrose Games dominated the domestic action and rightly so. There was a wide … Read More

The Monday Morning Run (Special Afternoon Edition): Scotland, US Army, and more

February 6, 2017 |

The U.S. Army team has continued its remarkable distance running success.

The pace of publishing here at the Daily Relay has slowed significantly in the last five months. In fact, the last time Kevin Sully posted a Monday Morning Run … Read More

Conference Championships, dot dot dot

October 31, 2016 |

Eastern Michigan dominated the Mid-American Conference Championships with a five-deep frontrunning pack.

Random thoughts, news, and views on the weekend’s collegiate cross country conference championship meets written in the Larry King style…

(For a recap of the weekend’s action, go … Read More

The Non-Track Fan’s Guide to the Olympics: Women’s running events

August 10, 2016 | | One Comment

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Part one of the Non-Track Fan’s Guide to the 2016 Olympics, featuring the men’s events, can be found here. Today, I’m focusing on the women’s events. I included the date of the final, the key names … Read More

The Non-Track Fan’s Guide to the Olympics: Men’s running events

August 8, 2016 | | 10 Comments

If you haven’t paid attention to track the last four years, then this post is for you. If you do pay attention to track, but are interested in the education of your friends, relatives and acquaintances who will dabble in … Read More

Collegians running like pros, unanswered questions in the men’s 800m and Bolt putting the 100m to bed: Monday Morning Run

June 13, 2016 |

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It’s been three weeks since I showed up on a Monday. Hopefully, everyone has been checking out the weekly podcasts recapping all the goings on in the Diamond League and beyond.

For a full accounting of … Read More

Hoka One One recap, Semenya and Ayana roll and Ethiopian marathon selection

May 24, 2016 |

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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

Formulaic Bolt, summer track in the US, false start in Shanghai + reliable rabbits

May 17, 2016 |

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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 Run

May 2, 2016 |

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

Kipchoge bucks the marathon trend, Sumgong’s fall, Dibaba’s scratch: The Monday Morning Run

April 25, 2016 |

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The London Marathon and a smattering of track results highlight the weekend. I didn’t watch the race live. When you have a seven month old, all opportunities for sleep must be honored. I did … Read More