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The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Early Pro Competitions and College Rivalries

January 22, 2016 |

We’re still early in the indoor season and the action is a bit light, but there is still some good competition on tap this weekend. The Power 5 Invitational and rivalry meets highlight the college action, and the best American … Read More

Ranking the MAC’s All-Time Greats

January 20, 2016 | | 4 Comments

Time for my weekly thoughts on college track. This time it’s a look back at history caused by action in the present.

Shawn Barber broke his own Canadian pole vault record on Saturday in Reno at the Pole Vault Summit … Read More

Hall retires, Felix double activated and what the hell happened with the WADA report? The Monday Morning Run….

January 19, 2016 | | 2 Comments

Ryan Hall’s retirement and the release of WADA’s second independent commission report split the headlines last week, at least in the United States. Plenty on both below, but first…….the return of The Medalists–my top three performances of the week. It’s … Read More

10 Things I’m interested in following in 2016

January 11, 2016 | | One Comment

After a year of doping and corruption stories that piled up so high that they became hard to keep straight, it’s the Olympics to the rescue in 2016! Or at the very least, it’s the Olympics to the diversion! Here … Read More

The Monday Morning: Yelp reviews for 2015

December 28, 2015 | | 4 Comments

Photo via TrackTownPhoto

In the last installment of The Monday Morning Run of 2015, my House of Run co-host Jason and I mashed up two things we love–track and field and Yelp–to review athlete’s seasons. We only covered … Read More

Monday Morning Run: No, Galen Rupp’s not running the marathon

December 14, 2015 | | One Comment

As 2015 starts its bell lap, we enter the “what if” point of the season.  Meaningful results are spare this time of year, which creates a wondrous array of speculation about what might, or might not, happen in 2016.  Some of … Read More

Andrew Jordan’s Strong Finish

December 10, 2015 | | 4 Comments

Andrew Jordan is the Ohio high school champion and known for a strong drive to the finish. On Saturday he runs at the Foot Locker National Cross Country Championships. (Photos courtesy Watkins Memorial cross country)

In the small circle of … Read More

The Monday Morning Run:De Grasse’s contract is way bigger than you thought

December 7, 2015 | | 3 Comments

Something extremely rare happened on Friday in the track and field universe. Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse signed a professional contract with Puma, foregoing his senior year at USC.

That wasn’t the strange part though. Collegiate runners leave NCCA running … Read More

Monday Morning Run: Thoughts on the NCAA Cross Country Championships

November 23, 2015 | | 3 Comments

(All photos by John Jarvis for Daily Relay)

Kevin Sully is taking the weekend off of analyzing the pro scene, and instead I’m taking a look at Saturday’s NCAA Championships.

Complete results are available at BranchSportsTech and the USTFCCCA has … Read More

Five Things We Learned in NCAA Cross Country (Plus One Open Question)

November 20, 2015 | | One Comment

(Photo credit: Dane Schubert for Daily Relay)

I shirked my writing duties for most of this year’s collegiate cross country season. I teach and I coach and have a bunch of other responsibilities too, but none of that is new … Read More