Cheroben sizzles 58:40 world lead at Copenhagen Half Marathon

Sep 19, 2017

Abraham Cheroben clocked a world-leading 58:40 to win the Copenhagen Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (17). With the sizzling run, the 25-year-old from Bahrain became the third fastest man in history over the distance with the fourth fastest performance. Fast from the outset, a group of ten passed the 10…

Two go under 4:00 for the mile in Alaska, first time ever

Sep 15, 2017

Dunbar, the only Alaskan to break the four-minute mark in the mile, returned home this week determined to make more history. Intent on seeing track’s most hallowed barrier broken on Alaska soil, he recruited some fast friends to come along and help. On Wednesday night at West High, in front of a roaring crowd and…

Hayward Field renovation pushed back again, 2019 Pre Classic, NCAA Championships at risk

Sep 13, 2017

The planned renovation to Hayward Field has been delayed again, according to multiple sources. The project now is expected to begin next summer — two years after the start date on the original timeline. Sources say the renovation is expected to take more than a year and not be complete until some point in 2020.…

Veterans Jenny Simpson, Nick Willis Win Again At 5th Avenue Mile

Sep 11, 2017

Experience counts on 5th Avenue. Jenny Simpson and Nick Willis proved that here today with emphatic wins down the famed New York City boulevard. Simpson scored a record sixth title at the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile shortly after Willis notched his fourth victory in the event, staged by New York Road Runners on a…

Living in Iowa City helps keep Erik Sowinski grounded and focused

Sep 10, 2017

Eugene, Oregon is the mecca for track and field in the United States. It is Tracktown USA. It is where Nike was created by Oregon’s hall of fame coach, Bill Bowerman. Many of the track and field athletes sponsored by Nike live in Eugene and Portland, Oregon, or Boulder, Colorado, or Flagstaff, Arizona or Boston,…

Jenny Simpson’s ‘old-school’ training

Sep 10, 2017

The American on the training approach that has helped her claim multiple global middle-distance medals Jenny Simpson’s career has been long and illustrious and is one in which she has shown herself to be competitive on the world stage from 800m to 5000m and on the track, road and cross country. Here the American shares…

Louis Zamperini’s ‘Unbroken’ Story Continues In Sequel ‘Path To Redemption’

Sep 10, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: A sequel of Unbroken is on the way from the film’s original producer Matt Baer and God’s Not Dead franchise director Harold Cronk which looks at the life of hero Louis Zamperini post WWII. The faith-based film — to be distributed by Pure Flix — is based on the second half of the book…