Coleman Wins A Nail-Biter, Miller-Uibo Prevails; Birmingham Recap
Aug 18, 2018Kevin Sully
It’s been a bit of a bumpy season for Christian Coleman. World record indoors, injury trouble outdoors. Diamond League wins and late scratches. But the one constant has been his start.
USATF & NACAC Said Winners Would Get The 'A' Standard--That's Not True
Aug 17, 2018Lincoln Shryack
In the wake of last weekend’s North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) Championships in Toronto, Canada, confusion has abounded regarding whether or not first-place athletes from the event would receive 2019 IAAF World Championships “A” standards as a result.
Lyles vs Coleman, Asher-Smith vs Miller-Uibo; Birmingham DL Preview
Aug 17, 2018Kevin Sully
The Diamond League picks back up in Birmingham, England, on Saturday after a three-week hiatus for the European Championships. The narrative of the season has been altered a bit by the results at those championships—standout performances elevated several runners and set the stage for an exciting last two weeks of the Diamond League season.
Reverberations from 18-year-old Mondo Duplantis’ electrifying 6.05m pole vault clearance on Sunday at the 2018 European Championships are still being felt, and among them is the peculiar question of whether the mark will be ratified as an American record.
She's Back: Shalane Flanagan Going For New York City Repeat
At 34, Stephanie Bruce Is Having Her Best Year Yet
Aug 14, 2018Johanna Gretschel
There’s a reevaluation that happens when professional runners start to creep into their 30s. Sure, a marathoner might still be in the potential prime of his or her career, but the likelihood of continuing to improve in leaps and bounds decreases significantly with age—especially when you’ve never won a big one before.
But that hasn’t been the case for Stephanie Bruce, who trains with Ben Rosario’s HOKA ONE ONE NAZ Elite training group in Flagstaff, Arizona. When the 34-year-old mother of two won the AJC Peachtree Road Race in July—which doubles as the USATF National 10K Championships—she captured the first national title of her career with a late-race surge over teammate Aliphine Tuliamuk, the defending Peachtree champion and a nine-time U.S. champion.
Shalane Flanagan Is Still On The Go, And So Is Her New Cookbook
Aug 13, 2018Johanna Gretschel
The way Shalane Flanagan tells it, she and her cookbook co-author Elyse Kopecky had no intentions of producing a follow-up to their 2016 New York Times bestseller “Run Fast. Eat Slow.”
Jordan Mann Reflects On His First Team USA Experience
Aug 13, 2018FloTrack Staff
This is the third entry in a series from Jordan Mann, this year's surprise fifth-place finisher in the U.S. steeplechase and mixed zone media darling. This weekend, he chronicled his experience competing at the North American, Central American, and Caribbean Championships (NACAC) in Toronto, Canada. On Sunday, he finished third in a three-person field.