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Rokeby Stables in the New York Turf Writers Cup (Steeplechase)

The New York Turf Writers Cup is a race for 4 year olds and up and is currently a Grade I race. It is contested over National Timbers on the Turf Course. 196 more words

Thank You, Evan Jager

(Addendum: Last night, after posting this blog from within the wooded glens of southern Indiana, I was directed to this by Shauna Niequist. She wrote about Evan Jager in her first book, … 867 more words


Neighborhood steeplechase

I’ve been having some health issues so took three weeks off from running. During that time I did a lot of speedwalking around the neighborhood and while it got my heart pumping, I felt wistful whenever people ran past me. 151 more words

USA's Coburn takes bronze in 3000m steeplechase

Emma Coburn has his first Olympic medal, and its the first women’s steeplechase medal in American history.

The Colorado native ran a 9:07.63 in the 3000m steeplechase final, well ahead of fourth and a half-second from silver. 31 more words


Steeplechase Reimagined

Here’s the thing – the Steeplechase race needs a modern twist.  Jumping over a hurdle into a pool of water is so not very challenging. It’s time for an overhaul of the event. 166 more words


The Summer Olympics are here!

I love the Olympics. I can’t quite understand why I’m so obsessed with the games, but I love the Summer games more than any other. The gymnastics, the swimming, equestrian, and of course, running! 398 more words


Middle distance medal for Muir?

Fewer athletes were selected for the middle distance events than in the sprints, in line with the extra funding British Athletics pumps into sprinting, and you can read… 1,779 more words