February 28, 2018
American star eyeing Cooks Gardens record of 3:52.75 by Kiwi and two-time Olympic medalist Nick Willis
There might be no Nick Willis, but Whanganui's Sir Peter Snell international track meeting has gone arguably one better with the presence of Olympic 1500m champion Matthew...
February 26, 2018
Get an American record, whether it’s in the Mile, the 1500. And just, even records put aside, just having a positive year...
By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com
It’s been a while since we’ve heard from 2016 Rio Olympic 1500 meter champion Matthew Centrowitz. After Centrowitz’s injury-plagued 2017...
October 06, 2017
"Really, at this point it’s not a secret: I’m going after PRs — so that means American Records. That’s the next career box I want to tick off..."
By Jon Hendershott, Track & Field News
It can happen to the finest of athletes, even an Olympic champion: an all-conquering season can be followed...
August 24, 2017
Eric Jenkins, Jenny Simpson return to defend event titles; iconic road Mile race to air live on NBC and to feature 23 heats throughout the day, including specialty heats for youth, seniors, NYPD / FDNY and the first-ever Borough Battle
By New York Road Runners
NEW YORK — The 2017 New Balance...
August 09, 2017
“The moves he makes in races are almost violent. They are so sudden and decisive.”
By Liam Boylan-Pett, SB Nation
For once, Matthew Centrowitz didn't know what to do when he crossed the finish line.
He had copied a LeBron James celebration after winning the U.S. title in the 1500 meters in...
August 08, 2017
Matthew Centrowitz, Rio Olympic champion, has never finished lower than eighth in the seven major 1500m finals he has contested indoors & outdoors.
By Steven Mills, IAAF
Asbel Kiprop has won four major titles at 1500 meters but his victory in Beijing two years ago was arguably the most...
August 01, 2017
“I had a genuine confidence that I could compete with anybody in the world. And that was a feeling that I’d never had before… I had tasted it before, but that solidified it.”
By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com
Matthew Centrowitz still remembers it clearly. It was June 2, 2007, and he was at the...
July 31, 2017
“We do a lot of under and over distance stuff. We’ll go 4-5 miles at a time, maybe 6, a lot slower than race pace. And then we do a lot of repetitions of 800m, 1000m at race pace – over and over.”
By Sam Burke, Runner's Tribe
“My bottom end speed is usually pretty good, so like 200s, 300s,...
June 24, 2017
Jenny Simpson four-peats in Sacramento; third place surprises for London World Championships qualifier
From David Monti, @d9monti
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With mid-afternoon temperatures inside of Hornet Stadium hovering at about 100F / 38C, Robby...
June 01, 2017
I started out wanting to be a quarter Miler... Then I realized that wasn’t happening so I moved over to the Mile with Jim Ryun and Marty Liquori being the guys I admired.
By Gary Cohen
Matt Centrowitz is a two-time U.S. Olympian in the 1500 meters in 1976 in Montreal, Canada, and in the 5000...
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