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Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Monday Morning Run: World XC recap, Dibaba misses record, fast times in Texas

March 30, 2015 |

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Road, track and cross country meets top this week’s headlines in running.  Kenya and Ethiopia dominated in cross country (as expected), the wind blew in Texas (as always) and Genzebe Dibaba didn’t … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: World Cross Country, Texas Relays, and more

March 27, 2015 |

Could Chris Derrick lead the US team to another Worlds medal? Yes. Could it be gold? Not likely, but stranger things have happened. (Photo: © Getty Images for IAAF)

The collegiate outdoor season get serious this weekend with relay meets … Read More

College Track Issues and Answers: Long throws, a program rebuilding, and are we all hipsters?

March 24, 2015 | | One Comment

Starting from zero, Oregon State is rebuilding a program. This weekend was another milestone.

As you might expect, the first weekend of the outdoor season wasn’t exactly full of action. Usually the USTFCCCA has a recap of the weekend’s action, … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: Farah fights the tape and the tape wins, Rudisha goes 1:44

March 23, 2015 |

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Due to the slow week in track and field, the Monday Morning Run is shorter this week. Fortunately, the action will pick up shortly. April is a sneaky good month for running and it might even … Read More

College Track Issues & Answers: Popularity, and who wins outdoors?

March 17, 2015 | | 10 Comments

Filling these stands took a lot more work than most people realize.

The weekend in college track was all about the national championships. If you want a recap, the USTFCCCA has you covered.

Before the weekend’s action began, I was … Read More

Monday Morning Run: Bolt/Rudisha return, Q & A with Jared Ward and Huddle rolls

March 16, 2015 |

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It was a very busy week in the world of running. There were three major road races in the United States, and appearances on the track from David Rudisha and Usain Bolt.

The Medalists

The … Read More

Predicting the NCAA Men’s Mile

March 13, 2015 |

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“Numbers can ruin a good story.” –Fred Wilson

     Most of the stories going into this weekend’s NCAA indoor mile national championship race have highlighted the matchup between Edward Cheserek and Cristian … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups

March 13, 2015 |

College track comes to a head at Arkansas’ Randal Tyson Track Center.

The action will come fast and furious this weekend. There are four national collegiate championships, the NCAA’s three divisions plus Canada’s national meet. There are a bunch of … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: 8 Things We Learned This Indoor Season

March 9, 2015 |

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Last weekend’s European Championships in Prague was the last major meet on the professional indoor schedule. More on that at the bottom of the Monday Morning Run. First, let’s look big picture and discuss some takeaways … Read More

College Track Issues & Answers: Between the Championships

March 3, 2015 |

Fayetteville and the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships await.

The past weekend saw conference championship meets over most of the NCAA, and in two weeks we’ll have the national collegiate championships. The USTFCCCA did a nice job of summarizing the … Read More