Monthly Archives: May 2014
The Monday Morning Run: Kiprop rolls, Obiri destorys Dibaba, American sprint strugglesMay 12, 2014 | Kevin Sully
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If you were to look at a list of marks from this weekend’s professional track meets, you would probably think the times came from a meet in July or August. From the Doha Diamond League … Read More
Five Things We Learned in Pro Track’s Opening WeekendMay 11, 2014 | Jesse Squire | 2 Comments
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This was the first full weekend of international-level pro track. The Diamond League kicked off on Friday in Doha, the second-tier World Challenge tour had a meet in Tokyo on Sunday, and there were minor pro meets … Read More
Doha Diamond League GIF HighlightsMay 9, 2014 | Daily Relay
Ivan Ukhov won the high jump with a clearance of 2.41m. Three other competitors cleared 2.37 (Drouin, Kynard & Barshim) making for a great competition.
Asbel Kiprop ran a crazy fast 1500m, leading 6 guys under 3:31.
Ezekiel … Read More
The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Diamond League, road races, and moreMay 8, 2014 | Jesse Squire | 2 Comments
This weekend features the return of the Diamond League, a bunch of road races, and some interesting college matchups. Instead of ranking them, this week I put all twenty matchups (twenty!) in chronological order, starting with tonight’s Medtronic TC road … Read More
Fantasy Track and Field ReturnsMay 6, 2014 | Kevin Sully
The 2014 Diamond League season begins on Friday, which means the return of fantasy track and field is upon us. If you’ve played before, welcome back. If you haven’t, let me take this opportunity to lower your expectations.
The … Read More
5 Questions with Cal head coach Tony SandovalMay 6, 2014 | Jesse Squire
Welcome back to 5 Questions, where we pick the brains of people from all areas of the running scene. Today, I’m talking to Tony Sandoval, head coach of the Cal Golden Bears. His men’s team was just named the 2014 … Read More
College Track Recap: The Year in Dual MeetsMay 5, 2014 | Jesse Squire
The 1973 USC-UCLA dual took place in front of 12,000 fans.
The collegiate dual meet season ended with yesterday’s USC – UCLA meet. The final dual meet team rankings (compiled by yours truly) will be released tomorrow at the Track … Read More
The Monday Morning Run: Ben True’s World Lead, Santos upsets Merritt, Gay’s suspensionMay 5, 2014 | Kevin Sully | 2 Comments
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Sprinters in Kingston, distance runners in Palo Alto, but first a few more words about Meb. These are the last ones, I swear. Until he wins New York City in the fall.
This week, Amby … Read More
The Weekend’s Best MatchupsMay 2, 2014 | Jesse Squire | One Comment
Here’s a look at the top ten matchups coming your way this weekend.
1. American Track League vs success
Billy Hayes Track, Bloomington IN Friday, 7:00pm ET Series website
The brand-new American Track League holds its inaugural meet this weekend … Read More
5 Questions with Leo ManzanoMay 1, 2014 | Pat Price
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 2012 Olympic Silver Medalist in the 1500 meters, Leo Manzano. Check out his … Read More