By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly EUGENE, OREGON (22-Jul) — Sporting the red Team USA vest for the first time at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Sabrina Southerland was overcome with pride. When she took to Hayward Field here for the opening round of the women’s 800m, the 18-year-old from New York City had a […]

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By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly EUGENE, OREGON (22-Jul) — Uganda’s Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei fulfilled his role as favorite in the men’s 10,000m here at the IAAF World Junior Championships, earning the first gold medal of the meet at historic Hayward Field. Entering the contest as the only man to have run under 28:00, Cheptegei […]

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By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly EUGENE, OREGON (22-Jul) — Despite being 3,845 miles from her home in Reykjavik, Iceland, Anita Hinriksdottir looked quite comfortable racing on the famed oval at Hayward Field. Decisively moving into the lead with 250 meters remaining in the first round of the women’s 800m, Hinriksdottir stamped her ticket to […]

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By David Monti, Race Results Weekly EUGENE, OREGON (22-Jul) — The last time an IAAF World Championships was held in the United States, Boyz II Men and Sir Mix-a-Lot topped the Billboard charts, Shaquille O’Neal was the NBA rookie of the year, and “Home Alone 2″ had just been released in theaters. Those championships, the […]

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By David Monti, Race Results Weekly EUGENE, ORE. (21-Jul) — Although born and raised in a suburb of New York City, 18 year-old Mary Cain considers Oregon her second home.  A fresh graduate of Bronxville High School, Cain moved to nearby Portland in the spring to begin her career as a full-time athlete in the Nike […]

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By David Monti, Race Results Weekly (09-Jul) — Olympic bronze medalist Shalane Flanagan will play a big role at the upcoming Chicago Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Festival, July 18-20, including running the event’s signature half-marathon, race officials announced yesterday. The Nike-sponsored athlete, 33, who lives in Portland, Ore., has a half-marathon career best of 1:08:31, and […]

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By David Monti, Race Results Weekly (08-Jul) — Double Olympic champion Mo Farah has been forced to withdraw from this weekend’s Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix, part of the IAAF Diamond League, due to an illness, his management company revealed. Farah, who lives and trains in Portland, Ore., was forced to go to the hospital in the […]

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By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly ATLANTA, GA (04-Jul) — Christo Landry and Amy Hastings prevailed victorious here at the 45th annual Atlanta Journal Constitution Peachtree Road Race, breaking the tape in personal bests of 28:25 and 32:16, respectively. With their wins, both claimed USA national titles for 10-K at the largest fully-timed road race in […]

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By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly ATLANTA, GA (03-Jul) — When Juliet Bottorff toes the line here for the 45th annual Atlanta Journal Constitution Peachtree Road Race on Friday, she’ll be closing the books on her collegiate career and starting anew. Sporting the Boston Athletic Association’s fabled unicorn on her adidas vest, Bottorff will begin a […]

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