March 18, 2016
After Brenda Martinez qualified for Worlds last week by earning her first national title, she shared some optimism for the upcoming meet.
For the first time in 29 years, the U.S. will play host to the IAAF World Indoor Track & Field Championships. Portland, Oregon will be the...
March 14, 2016
Martinez's first national title win in 4:08.37 was a breakthrough moment, a victory that validated her sacrifices to start her pro career and broke the spell of second place that stuck with her career since the 2009 NCAA championships.
By Andrew Greif, The Oregonian
The prevailing sentiment...
March 20, 2015
“If I’m there in the final Mile or even the final quarter than I will be really excited."
By Duncan Larkin, Competitor Magazine
It’s a given that runners—no matter their ability or age–have to be tough. Let’s face it: this beloved sport of ours is a demanding one that requires Herculean...
December 17, 2014
HOKA ONE ONE presents the historic milestones, Mile events and U.S. Milers that headlined the year
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
Wow, what a year for the Mile as the storied distance had another noteworthy year of milestone anniversaries, exciting races, fast performances, records, new...
September 13, 2014
Record 14 women break 4:30 in the same Mile race; 15 men go sub-4; world's largest road Mile draws 5,610 finishers who race down storied thoroughfare
NEW YORK – Jenny Simpson had all the momentum—and the pressure—when she lined up for the 2014 NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile late Saturday...
August 14, 2014
Annual track event has produced fast and thrilling Mile performances over the past 19 years.
By Bring Back the Mile
While there have been a few more late-summer track Miles pop-up on the U.S. calendar recently, in 1995 the New Balance Falmouth Road Race had a novel idea - to run a...
June 19, 2014
"Going after it” means taking risks, accepting the possibility of failure to see how great a success is possible.
By Parker Morse, IAAF.org
The 2013 season, in which she won bronze at 800m at the IAAF World Championships, made Brenda Martinez the most successful U.S. woman at that distance in...
March 25, 2014
World Championships bronze medalist hopes to make some noise at the Carlsbad 5000
By Jay Paris, Competitor.com
Decisions, decisions, decisions.
Every runner has them and that includes the thousands taking to the streets on Sunday morning for the Carlsbad 5000.
That even goes for...
January 01, 2014
U.S. Milers winning medals and races, leading world lists and the best world-wide both genders combined
By David Monti, Race Results Weekly
At the 2003 IAAF World Championships in Paris, the United States put in a dismal performance in the middle distance events. With the Stade de France...
December 04, 2013
Six Milers top state picks led by 2013 World Championship medalists Matthew Centrowitz and Brenda Martinez
By Jesse Squire, Daily Relay
This is the time of year for Athlete of the Year awards. USA Track & Field is announcing theirs this week, Athletics Canada just announced their nominees,...
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