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From LA to NYC, Pennel shows he might be nextNovember 6, 2016 | Brendon Desrochers | 2 Comments
(Image courtesy USATF)
NEW YORK — In a year of unprecedented American success in elite-level distance running, Tyler Pennel’s name will be little more than a footnote.
In the marathon alone, Galen Rupp debuted and won the Olympic Trials and … Read More
Kipyego’s second-place finish rooted in disappointing 2015 experienceNovember 6, 2016 | Brendon Desrochers
(Photo courtesy New York Road Runners)
NEW YORK — “At the finish line after I dropped out, I saw my coach and the first thing I told Coach Rowland is, ‘Sign me up for the next one.’”
That was what … Read More
The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Boston and Mt. SACApril 17, 2015 | Jesse Squire | 5 Comments
This weekend’s action is centered on the two coasts. The 119th Boston Marathon is on Monday, but the B.A.A. also puts on some shorter races on Saturday. The Mount San Antonio College Relays go through Saturday evening just outside of … Read More
The Monday Morning Run: 2014 Marathon AwardsNovember 10, 2014 | Kevin Sully | 2 Comments
Photo via Chicago Marathon
Last year in November, I tried to select the men’s and women’s marathoners of the year. The World Marathon Majors does award an overall champion, but they base their standings on a two-year cycle. … Read More
The Weekend’s Best Matchups: NYC Marathon and College Cross CountryOctober 30, 2014 | Jesse Squire | One Comment
Can Geoffrey Mutai win in New York again?
This is the best weekend of the fall for running fans. We have dozens of college conference championships (and state high school championships too), plus the biggest media event in all of … Read More
The Weekend’s Best Matchups: Berlin Marathon and College Cross CountrySeptember 26, 2014 | Jesse Squire
Will Shalane Flanagan get to the Brandenburg Gate in record time? And will she be the first woman to get there?
After a brief hiatus, the Weekend’s Best Matchups returns just in time for fall. That means distance running, specifically … Read More
The Weekend’s Best MatchupsOctober 31, 2013 | Jesse Squire
The New York City Marathon is back on TV!
This is hands-down the best weekend of the fall for distance running fans. Collegiate conference championship meets begin on Friday and go through Sunday plus the biggest road racing event of … Read More
The Weekend’s Best Matchups for September 27-29September 27, 2013 | Jesse Squire
The World Marathon Majors fall season begins at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate.
Fall is finally here and that means cross country and marathons are getting serious. This weekend’s top matchups are still early in those seasons but awfully good. Let’s take … Read More