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The Monday Morning Run: Symmonds vs. USATF, Doping stories abound

August 10, 2015 | | One Comment

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Other than figuring out who is doping, who can wear what and who can compete with women, track and field has it pretty much all figured out before the biggest meet of the season kicks off … Read More

Run it Back: Emma Coburn on the American record, her first steeplechase and meeting Mark Wetmore

February 12, 2015 |

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American steeplechaser Emma Coburn joined Kevin and Jason on the House of Run podcast for a wide ranging discussion. Below are some highlights of their conversation.  For the full interview, download the podcast here, or on … Read More

5 Takeaways from Nick Symmonds new book, “Life Outside the Oval Office”

October 1, 2014 |

Nick Symmonds has a new book coming out later this month and it’s quite entertaining. Symmonds comes off as he always does; honest, thought provoking, and a little brash. Here’s a quick insight into what’s in store for the reader.

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Assessing Team USA’s performance at the World Junior Championships

July 29, 2014 |

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After just about every major international championship, I attempt to assess the performance of the US team. I’ve never looked at the World Junior Championships before, but then again the meet was a far bigger … Read More

Five Things We Learned on Day 2 of the IAAF World Relays

May 25, 2014 | | 3 Comments

Five quick thoughts on the final day of the meet…

The meet was a success.

The inaugural IAAF World Relays was a sellout on both of its days and the stadium was buzzing with energy. The interest among international fans … Read More

Run it Back: Will Leer’s run-in with USATF

May 14, 2014 |

Three months before he criticized USATF on national television at the US Indoor Championships, Will Leer butted heads with the sport’s governing body at the group’s annual meeting in Indianapolis.  In December, Leer questioned why Lashawn Merritt received the Jesse Owens … Read More

The 4 x 1: Bekele’s debut, Bromell vs. Hughes, USATF DQs and Rudisha

April 2, 2014 | | One Comment

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Jason and Kevin take four minutes to discuss:


-Is Sunday’s Paris Marathon Kenenisa Bekele’s best chance to win a marathon?

-Which young sprinter had a better performance last weekend, Trayvon Bromell or Zharnel … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: Lagat’s American record, Zharnel Hughes shines, USATF dysfunction

March 31, 2014 | | One Comment

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Now that the professional outdoor season has begun in earnest, the next few months are starting to look pretty interesting for American track fans. The following events take place in the United States before the … Read More

The Monday Morning Run

March 3, 2014 | | 2 Comments

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The professional indoor season reaches its climax this weekend with the World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland. One of the charms of indoor track that I learned to appreciate this year is … Read More

The Weekend of Their Discontent

February 25, 2014 | | One Comment

They came one by one to the microphones and tape recorders. Eager to talk about their race, but also more than willing to take a swipe at the organization that runs their sport.

The critiques were sharp, frequent and done … Read More