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Monthly Archives: June 2013

5 Questions with Abbey D’Agostino

June 15, 2013 | | 2 Comments

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Welcome back to 5 Questions, where we pick the brains of people from all areas of the running scene. Today, we were lucky enough to catch up with four-time NCAA champion, Abbey … Read More

National Championships preview – Men’s Throws

June 14, 2013 | | 4 Comments

Action in track and field around the world is rather thin this weekend, because the USATF Championships and other similar meets are coming up this week. Thus our previews of the national championships are starting early.

Field events generally get … Read More

Five Things We Learned at the Bislett Games

June 13, 2013 |

Photo courtesy IAAF Diamond League Facebook page.

Five quick thoughts on today’s Diamond League meet in Oslo (aka the Bislett Games)…

1. Usain Bolt still has it. The greatest sprinter of all time has been anything but great … Read More

Movie Rundowns: “Running” starring Michael Douglas

June 13, 2013 |

For those of you who listen to the podcast, over the past couple months I’ve been reviewing some of the “best” running movies according to random websites lists and listener suggestions. In my most recent attempt, I watched Across the … Read More

Selecting Team USA for the 2013 Moscow World Championships

June 12, 2013 | | 8 Comments

Last year, I wrote about the selection criteria for the 2012 London Olympics. While some the rules are the same, it is important to point out some differences between Olympic and World Championship year qualifying process. So as the USA Championships … Read More

What does Mo Farah have in common with Larry Page?

June 12, 2013 | | 5 Comments

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It’s the Olympic 5,000m final. Every runner and coach has spent the last couple years planning out how the race will unfold and how their dreams of Olympic gold could be realized. Dreams of … Read More

The Dual: Should Mary Cain Go Pro?

June 11, 2013 | | 8 Comments

The Dual is a two-person discussion about issues surrounding the world of running and track and field.  This week, Jesse and Kevin discuss whether distance prodigy Mary Cain should run professionally or compete in college.


Disclaimer: First, I think … Read More

The Monday Morning Run

June 10, 2013 |

With the US Championships beginning in just ten days, this past weekend was the last serious racing opportunity for Americans. Aside from the Diamond League, big marks were put up at the NCAA Championships in Eugene. For the full recap … Read More

Year-end College Awards

June 10, 2013 | | 4 Comments

The college season is over, the stadiums are empty. Let’s take a look back.

Every Monday during the college season, I recap the weekend’s action and hand out weekly awards. Now that the season is over, I’m going to hand … Read More

NCAA Championships Fan Guide — Day 4

June 8, 2013 |

A classic meet in a classic stadium. What more could you ask for?

The final day of the NCAA Championships is coming up soon and the team championships are still up for grabs. Records are possible in some events and … Read More