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Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Monday Morning Run: Recapping the College Conference Championships

February 29, 2016 |

Is Ryan Crouser finally over his injury problems just in time for an Olympic buildup?

The Monday Morning Run is usually about pro track and field action, but there wasn’t much of that this weekend.

What we did have a … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: SEC, ACC and Big 12 Championships

February 26, 2016 | | 2 Comments

This is conference championship weekend in college track, and three of them stand out above the rest: the ACC, Big 12, and SEC Championships. There are a couple of good road races on tap this weekend too, so there’s plenty … Read More

Centrowitz/Willis rivalry, American 800m depth & Dibaba world record:The Monday Morning Run

February 22, 2016 | | One Comment

Millrose, Glasgow and a Genzebe Dibaba world records highlighted the week in track and field. In terms of indoor racing, this is the best we will see before the World Indoor Championships next month.

The Medalists

The top three performances … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Millrose and IAAF Indoor Tour

February 19, 2016 |

With collegiate action scaling back in preparation for next week’s conference championships, the weekend’s best competitions are all in two meets that represent the culmination of the brief indoor invitational circuits.

One of them is the Glasgow Indoor Grand … Read More

2016 Olympic Trials Marathon Clickable Pace Breakdown

February 19, 2016 | | One Comment

To the joy of running data enthusiasts everywhere, USATF released mile-by-mile split times for all 364 athletes who started the 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials in Los Angeles. To save you the trouble of pouring over the the thousands of splits, … Read More

26 thoughts from Olympic Trials Marathon

February 16, 2016 | | One Comment

Some leftover thoughts from Saturday’s Olympic Trials. Be sure to check out Jesse’s takeaways from the race, Brendon’s look at social media and our recap podcast featuring Sports Illustrated’s Tim Layden.

1) I know a good number of you thought Rupp … Read More

Five Things We Learned at the Olympic Trials

February 14, 2016 | | 2 Comments

After a day to reflect, here are five thoughts on yesterday’s Olympic Trials marathons.

USATF took a pro sports approach.

The Oregonian’s Ken Goe might be the nation’s only remaining daily newspaper reporter who regularly covers track. He wrote the … Read More

Let’s be social: The U.S. Marathon Trials on Twitter

February 13, 2016 |

It was a hot day of racing and reaction here in Downtown LA. Here are the highs and lows from the Twitterati:

The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Olympic Trials, New Balance Grand Prix, and more

February 12, 2016 |

This is a YUGE weekend for track fans. The indoor season has been picking up speed each week and now it’s really in high gear. Friday, Saturday and Sunday all have major events, sometimes more than one. Over two days … Read More

#TBT: Revisiting the 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials (and 10 Thoughts on how they relate to 2016)

February 11, 2016 |

Our coverage of the 2016 Olympic Trials Marathon continues with a look back to the 2012 Olympic Trials Marathon. And if you missed the past two posts, here are our Women’s picks and Men’s picks to make the Rio squad.

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