Can Jordan Hasay Keep Her Podium Streak Going In Chicago?
Oct 11, 2019The lean international field at the Chicago Marathon seems tailor-made for Jordan Hasay to rack up another podium finish at a World Marathon Major. Between fall majors Chicago, Berlin and New York, plus last week’s extremely late in the year IAAF World Championships, there’s just too many options this fall for elite athletes.
Geoffrey Kamworor Wins Tactical NYC Marathon
Nov 5, 2017As he made his way up West Drive shrouded in a steady mist, Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya had his gaze locked straight ahead focused on the finish, arms pumping and legs turning over as quickly as possible despite a burn that begged him to stop.
Meb Keflezighi's Legacy Is The Power Of Perseverance
Nov 5, 2017In December of 2011, Track & Field News asked me to participate in an expert panel, predicting the order of the top four finishers for the forthcoming Olympic Trials Marathon in Houston.
Abdi Abdirahman, 40, Eyes NYC Marathon Podium For Second Straight Year
Nov 2, 2017By Rich Sands (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved
Jordan Hasay Destroys U.S. Marathon Debut Record By Almost Three Minutes
Apr 17, 2017In the first marathon of her career, Jordan Hasay finished third in Boston in two hours, twenty-three minutes. Her 2:23:00 clocking is by far the fastest debut ever for an American woman; Kara Goucher, at 2:25:53, had held the U.S. debut record for the last nine years. Goucher and Olympic medalist Deena Kastor were the only American women to debut under 2:27 before today.
Boston Women's Preview: Hasay's Debut, Cherono's Return, And Linden's Shot
Apr 14, 2017The Boston Marathon features tons of fascinating parallel storylines at a time when women's marathoning desperately needs it. If you live in the U.K., Ireland, Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Australia, or New Zealand, you can watch it live on FloTrack on Monday, April 17. Prize money, full fields, and information on how to watch are at the bottom of this article. We previewed the men's race yesterday. Below, we preview the women's race.
Kara Goucher Is Not Retired, Was 'Pretty Upset' About Nike's New Shoes
Mar 20, 2017Kara Goucher hasn't raced since February 13, 2016, when she finished fourth at the Olympic Trials marathon. In a new and very good Runner's World interview, she explains that her absence was due to two knee surgeries. She initially planned to run the track Trials, then to run a marathon this spring, and is now aiming for a fall marathon--but she'd take it if she were selected to the U.S. marathon team for this summer's world championships.
Wilson Kipsang Runs 2:03:58 At The Tokyo Marathon
Feb 26, 201734 year old Wilson Kipsang ran 2:03:58 at the Tokyo Marathon in Japan today. Kipsang's goal was to break Dennis Kimetto's world record of 2:02:57 set back in 2014.
Austin Marathon Preview
Feb 17, 2017The 2017 Austin Marathon will be live and all-access on FloTrack on Sunday, February 19. The men's and women's full and half marathons begin at 7:00 AM Central time on Sunday.
Should Marathoning Have Weight Classes?
Feb 17, 2017Ed. note: Toni Reavis will call Sunday's Austin Marathon, live on FloTrack, and wrote the following this week with the marathon on the brain.
This Is Why Countries Like Bahrain Pay Athletes Huge Sums To Transfer
Feb 7, 2017Yesterday, the IAAF announced that they were freezing all transfers of national allegiance until they, as some might say, could figure out what's going on. Kenyan- and Ethiopian-born athletes have been competing for Gulf states and Turkey; as an IAAF council member put it, "What we have is a wholesale market for African talent open to the highest bidder."
FloSports Weekly Viewing Guide: January 16-22
Jan 20, 2017In our weekly programming rundown, we list the best live coverage and original storytelling coming up across each of our sites. If you have Apple TV or Roku, watch all of these live events and documentaries on your TV at home.
Kenenisa Bekele Drops Out In Dubai
Jan 20, 2017Just over an hour into the race at the Dubai Marathon, Kenenisa Bekele dropped out. He fell back early--trailing by seven seconds at 5K and 12 at 10K--before completely losing contact with the pack. His last split was 62:48 at halfway, 75 seconds behind the leaders. His countryman Sisay Lemma was through halfway in 61:33, just nine seconds over world record pace.
Full Dubai Marathon Fields And Prize Money
Jan 19, 2017Here are the full fields and prize money for tonight's Dubai Marathon, which you can watch live on FloTrack in the United States and Canada at 9:20 PM Eastern time. A few notes: a $50,000 bonus was added to the men's race for the first five who break 2:04, with the hope of someone pushing Kenenisa Bekele (who's going for the 2:02:57 world record) to the finish. And the fields are fluid; beyond the top few athletes, the entries are subject to change. Track star Yenew Alamirew was added to the latest men's entries, which didn't include Tariku Bekele. We'll see who lines up tonight.
ON THE RUN: We Breaking Records, One City At A Time | Ep.51
Jan 19, 2017Adam and Meg return! After we get done picking up the names Meg dropped after a recent stint in Flagstaff, they talk about the already record breaking indoor season, Kate Grace's free agency and Bekele's attempt at the marathon world record. Plus, they break down the pros and cons of "La La Land" and talk about a former Texas sprinter turned actor.