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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

Penn Relays and Drake Relays Pro Recap

April 29, 2015 |

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Today is part two of the delayed Monday Morning Run. Yesterday, I discussed the London Marathon with 26 observations on the year’s best race so far on the road. Now, we turn our attention to the track … Read More

What2Watch: Weekend

April 25, 2015 |

Ain’t no party like a Penn Relays party. Except maybe a Drake Relays party.

This is the best week of the year for a track and field and road running fan. It started with the Boston Marathon, continues today with … Read More

What2Watch: Penn and Drake Relays, day 2

April 24, 2015 |

The pro races at the Drake Relays take center stage today.

This is the best week of the year for a track and field and road running fan. It started with the Boston Marathon, continues today with the Penn Relays … Read More

What2Watch: Penn & Drake Relays, Day 1

April 23, 2015 |

This is the best week of the year for a track and field and road running fan. The week started off with the Boston Marathon, the middle of the week has the fabulous Penn Relays and Drake Relays, and it … Read More

Monday Morning Run: Penn/Drake Relays Recap, Spring Marathon Report Card

April 28, 2014 | | 2 Comments

In a perfect track fan’s world, the Penn Relays and Drake Relays would fall on different weekends. I loved the 4.5 hours of uninterrupted track coverage on Saturday afternoon, but with so few domestic professional meets it seemed excessive to double … Read More

Seven world bests were set in two hour span at Drake Relays Friday night

April 26, 2014 | | One Comment

The professional outdoor track & field season in the US started off with a bang including a Canadian record and seven world bests set in a two hour span at Drake Relays Friday night. Here’s a look at those world … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Penn and Drake Relays

April 25, 2014 |

This year’s Penn and Drake Relays are going to be epic meets. They always are. And in an unusual twist, they’ll both get live TV coverage on Saturday afternoon.

Penn will be on from 12:30 to 3:00 (Eastern time), then … Read More

Daily News Roundup: World Record!

February 6, 2014 | | 2 Comments

The reigning world indoor champion has just set yet another world indoor record. (Photo by Wikimedia Commons)

Just this afternoon, Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba ran 3000 meters in 8:16.60 at the XL Galan in Stockholm. It’s a world indoor record, breaking … Read More

The Monday Morning Run

April 29, 2013 |

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Welcome to the first installment of the Monday Morning Run.  Each week, I’ll recap the news and results in the professional world of track and field.  For a look at the NCAA goings … Read More