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Bernard Lagat cancels farewell tour with Rio in mind

As far back as 2010, Bernard Lagat couldn’t imagine going for a fifth Olympic track berth in 2016.

“2012 will not be the end of competition for me, but the end of my track competitions almost for sure,” … 441 more words


Matthew Centrowitz's chase for gold

Bernard Lagat, the U.S. 1500m record holder and, at different points, a rival of icons Hicham El Guerrouj, Kenenisa Bekele and Mo Farah… 808 more words


Millrose Games 2015

The Millrose Games is one of the best and longest-running indoor track meets in the world. From 1914 to 2011, the Millrose Games was held at Madison Square Garden with most races contested on an 11-laps-to-a-mile banked track. 995 more words

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Cain, Gavigan fall short but Mamaroneck relay soars

NEW YORK – Minutes after the Millrose Games women’s Wanamaker Mile Saturday, Mary Cain, whose smile filled the Armory just a year earlier, was in a crumpled heap, too distraught to talk. 535 more words


New Balance Indoor & Millrose Games

Last weekend saw the start of the track season with the 20th meet of the IAAF Indoor, now known as the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, at The Reggie Lewis (remember him?!) Track & Athletic Centre in Roxbury, Massachusetts.  539 more words


Lagat the Master

Is Bernard Lagat about to “ruin” masters track?

Here’s how I thought world-class open runners were supposed to graduate into the masters ranks. Approaching their fortieth birthday, they become less and less competitive and more and more “inspirational.” They observe proper decorum and slow down, losing a step and then two, perhaps disappearing from the scene for a while as they try to avoid more wear and tear on bodies that have seen too many injuries brought on by too much hard training. 655 more words

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Brodey Hasty: Tennessean boys cross country runner of year

Why chosen: The Utah transfer finished second in the Class AAA State Cross Country meet, just seven seconds behind champion Adam Barnard (Daniel Boone). His time of 15:50.52 helped the Bruins capture second place as a team (behind Daniel Boone). 165 more words