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The 30th Carlsbad 5000

What if this were your only chance? Sure it’ll be painful, but what’s pain?
– Franz Stampfl, Roger Bannister’s coach

This is going to hurt… maybe we start slow and see how it goes? 4,157 more words


Me, Bernard, And Meb: A Tale Of Three Runners. Only Two Of Whom Are Actually Any Good.

Bernard Lagat: 216
Meb Keflezhigi: 203
Rod: 218

Me and champion runners, Bernard Lagat & Meb Keflezhigi, each with a stride per minute (SPM) count of over 200. 407 more words

On Running


Carlsbad, CA. — Warm and windy, not the alliterative conditions they were hoping for at the 30th Carlsbad 5000.  Perhaps serene and swift would have been more like it. 1,560 more words

At The Races

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

Pro Runners

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