Fantastic Update: Kemoy Campbell Is 'Awake And Talking'

Update: Kemoy Campbell posted an update on his Instragram, which included a video of him walking for the first time since arriving at the hospital on Saturday night:

Kemoy Campbell’s agent, Ray Flynn, shared a wonderful update about the Jamaican distance runner this morning: the 28-year-old is awake and talking as he continues to recover from his collapse on Saturday at the Millrose Games. Campbell remains in the ICU at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Hospital, where he is in stable condition.

Campbell was pacing the Millrose Games men’s 3,000m race on Saturday night at the Armory when he collapsed shortly after 1,000m into the race. The Olympian fell into the infield and was treated with a defibrillator before being rushed to the hospital. Campbell was sedated while doctors conducted tests to determine the severity of his condition.

According to Flynn, Campbell will continue to be monitored at the hospital “for the foreseeable time.” A GoFundMe page for the Reebok Track Club runner has been set up to help offset his medical costs.

On Monday night, LetsRun reported that Campbell was breathing on his own and smiling. 

FloTrack To Stream 2019 Boston Marathon In Europe

AUSTIN, Texas — March 18, 2019 — Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, and the Boston Athletic Association, announced a partnership to provide live and on-demand coverage of the 2019 Boston Marathon on FloTrack.com exclusively in over 40 European countries. 

Ethiopia's Belay Tilahun, Not Included In Elite Field, Wins NYC Half

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Linden, Chelimo Ready for United Airlines NYC Half On Sunday

The United Airlines NYC Half is often considered a springboard to future goals for elite runners, but that's doesn't mean they take the event lightly. American Olympians Des Linden and Paul Chelimo are approaching next Sunday's race as a critical competition, even as they use their trip to New York as an important test for upcoming targets.

Grant Holloway Is Very Close To Being The Best Hurdler In The World

Holloway After 60mH AR & 60m Title

It’s tempting to view what Grant Holloway did over the weekend at the NCAA Indoor Championships-- 7.35 American record in the 60m hurdles and a 6.50 60m victory, plus third place finishes in the long jump and 4x400m-- as a man at the peak of his powers. But for an athlete with medal potential at October’s World Championships, the Florida superstar may only be scratching the surface of his ceiling in 2019.

House Of Run: Which Diamond League Events Are Getting Dropped?

Jason and Kevin discuss the exploits of Grant Holloway and Morgan McDonald at the NCAA Indoor Championships, the revamped 2020 Olympic qualifying standards, the Diamond League cutting events and losing to people wearing costumes.

The Challenge Of Doubling, Irrelevant Seed Times & Other NCAA Takeaways

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Grant Holloway stole the show, while Florida and Arkansas walked away with team titles. But what were some of the other takeaways from Birmingham? 

FloSports Announces 3rd Annual Hometown Heroes Program To Award $25,000

2019 Hometown Heroes Nominations

Nominations open now thru June 30 to identify communities’ most influential coaches!

The Diamond League Is Getting Smaller and Shorter

The IAAF announced significant changes to the Diamond League structure on Tuesday. Beginning in the 2020 season, the circuit will be scaled down from 14 to 12 meets, with a single 90-minute final meet at the end of the season.

2020 Olympic Qualifying Standards Released

Today the IAAF approved the 2020 Olympic qualifying standards which are going to be the hardest outdoor world championship standards ever.

Grant Holloway Redefines Track Greatness With Stunning NCAA Performance

Holloway After 60mH AR & 60m Title

Before the start of his junior year in 2019, Florida’s Grant Holloway had already established himself as arguably the greatest hurdler in NCAA history. His four straight NCAA titles, a 60m hurdles collegiate record and a No. 2 all-time 110m hurdles performance made him a NCAA track and field legend in just two short years.