August 06, 2021
“She's the greatest of all-time... she doesn't get enough credit."
By Nicole Jeffery for World Athletics
Faith Kipyegon was given the ultimate accolade by her closest rival after winning her second consecutive Olympic 1500m crown in Tokyo tonight.
Asked about Kipyegon’s standing, silver...
July 31, 2021
Can Kipyegon, Centrowitz defend Olympic crowns?
By Nicole Jeffery & Bob Ramsak for World Athletics
The outcome of the women’s 1500 meters may be most influenced by whether world champion Sifan Hassan decides to do the event or not.
At the time of writing, Hassan was still...
July 01, 2021
“I have a million and one reasons to be grateful to Jenny Simpson.”
By Erin Strout, PodiumRunner.com
The last time Jenny Simpson watched the Olympics on television, it was 2004. Deena Kastor won a bronze medal in the Marathon and Simpson was a 17-year-old high school kid in Florida, unaware...
June 21, 2021
Cory McGee, Heather MacLean also set personal records to earn Team USA berths to Tokyo
By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World
Leading wire-to-wire, Elle Purrier St. Pierre convincingly won the women’s 1500 meters at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials on Monday in Eugene, Oregon. At the new,...
June 12, 2021
The Vermont native is one of only four American women to have broken 2 minutes for the 800 meters, 4 minutes for the 1500 and 15 minutes for the 5000.
By Rich Sands, TeamUSA.org
In the world of track & field, Elinor Purrier is known as the runner who was raised on a farm. She's hoping that...
February 07, 2021
"At this time I really don't know what [Olympic Trials] event I'm doing - the 1500m or the 5K."
By Dave Hunter, RunBlogRun.com
A favorite, albeit shopworn, expression is "Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." It is a saying that can be witnessed and validated in many walks of...
December 22, 2020
Longstanding women’s U.S. indoor Mile record shattered; 11th U.S. high schooler sub-4; two outdoor Masters age group world records; COVID-19 causes cancelled events, limited racing year
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
The main storyline of 2020 was obviously the COVID-19 pandemic and its...
May 11, 2020
“I definitely have more fun with the 1500 and the Mile. That’s what I would prefer to do..."
By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field News
Call it a long, loooong weekend. Or “there’s no place like home.” It’s the story of Mile star Elle Purrier’s spring at her family’s dairy farm in northern...
February 08, 2020
O’Hare wins men’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile for the second time in three years
Summary by BBTM with support from Nick Nicholas, The Armory
NEW YORK – On Saturday afternoon at The Armory New Balance Track & Field Center, the athletes delivered an outstanding, historic 113th Millrose Games. In the...
January 23, 2020
German Olympian to face formidable field including American stars Elinor Purrier & Nikki Hiltz and Canadian Gabriela DeBues-Stafford at The Armory; live national NBC broadcast
NEW YORK – Defending champion and World Championship medalist Konstanze Klosterhalfen of Germany, 2018 NCAA...
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