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Weekend's Best Match-ups Archives -

Ten Races to Watch This Weekend

April 13, 2017 | | One Comment

Meb Keflezighi probably can’t win the Boston Marathon again, but how many times has he been counted out and still delivered?

Track meets can often take all day, and you probably don’t have all day to sit and watch every … Read More

What Should We Expect From Two High School Stars?

March 31, 2017 |

This is where I normally would write up a list of the weekend’s best matchups. While there is a lot of good competition this weekend, I’m not sure it fits that kind of analysis. And it also feels like I’m … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Birmingham Indoor, Kenya Cross Country, and more

February 17, 2017 | | One Comment

The IAAF’s World Indoor Tour comes to a conclusion on Saturday with the Müller Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham, England, and it offers up most of the weekend’s best action. There’s more, though, with some interesting competition in the USA … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Millrose Games, college action, and more

February 10, 2017 |

Nobody stays in front of Matt Centrowitz for long, but he’ll have his hands full at the Millrose Games. (Photo by Dane Schubert for Daily Relay)

There is no shortage of action this weekend. The Millrose Games take center stage … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Innovation Down Under, Pro indoor tours, USA Cross Country, and more

February 3, 2017 |

Usain Bolt’s participation in the new Nitro Athletics Series is getting attention. Will the innovative format keep that attention?

There is more track action this weekend than in any other yet this year. The USATF Championship Series goes to New … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Pro season begins

January 27, 2017 | | One Comment

These three Olympic runners–Simpson, Rowbury, and Martinez–will all play big parts in the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix.

The IAAF World Indoor Tour and the USATF Championship Series both begin on Saturday in Boston, Massachusetts. The meet will be carried … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: roads, cross country, and indoor track

January 13, 2017 |

The man who made a risky political protest at the end of the Olympic Marathon will be racing on Sunday.

The year is still early and the action is ramping up slowly, but there’s still a lot to see this … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Cross country showdowns, indoor track heats up, and more

January 6, 2017 |

Can Garrett Heath win yet another upset in Edinburgh?

The first full weekend of the new year already has some great competition, highlighted by a couple of great cross country meets. One of them is getting the most attention, and … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: College Cross Country Conference Championships

October 27, 2016 |

Several conference championship meets will be held at The Bronx’s Van Cortlandt Park, America’s classic cross country venue. (Getty Images)

We at the Daily Relay have ended our extended two-month break and we’re back for the collegiate cross country championship … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Prefontaine Classic

May 27, 2016 | | 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