October 29, 2020
Landing on her chest and knees [Zaytseva] and sliding across the finish with her knees over the rail, as Decker (4:00.90) had captured her second gold in dramatic fashion.
From Track & Field News
HELSINKI, Finland—Mary Decker surprised the experts at the IAAF’s first-ever World Championships....
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...
September 19, 2017
"When you get to that level, equipment and a salary is always nice, to free up money for things like massage. (But) the upside of not having a shoe contract is that it gives her the freedom to do things the way she sees fit."
By Mike Sandrock, Daily Camera
Darkness is descending and a chill...
June 05, 2017
“I am so excited and happy. That time, I knew I could get it, but I wasn’t sure if it would be this year."
By Rachel Roberts, Idaho Statesman
In an invitation-only race featuring many of the nation’s top high school Mile runners, Mountain View High freshman Lexy Halladay came away a winner.
February 07, 2017
Bernard Lagat has the most Wanamaker Mile titles for men and Mary Decker and Regina Jacobs for women
By Stuart Lieberman, New York Road Runners
The NYRR Wanamaker Mile is the signature event of the NYRR Millrose Games, and this year’s race on Saturday, February 11 will include both Olympic...
October 23, 2016
Rodgers, Ryun, Decker Slaney, Lindgren & Prefontaine
By Rodney Harwood, Columbia Basin Herald
I realize the “Running Boom” done boomed, and I’ll be the first to tell you I can’t name a single American distance runner in the past 20 years. Well, except for Galen Rupp, who became the first U.S....
July 28, 2016
More than 30 years after their heyday on the track, Decker and Budd still hold national records for the Mile.
By Jason Henderson, The Guardian
For an arena that bills itself as “the greatest stadium in the world”, the Los Angeles Coliseum is badly in need of a facelift. Large cracks caused by...
December 01, 2015
“I know it motivates me to perform better and I would imagine it does the same for her.” – Rowbury on her rivalry with fellow ace American Miler Jenny Simpson
By Alex Mills, Athletics Weekly
With less than a year to go until Rio 2016, the women’s 1500m is set to be one of the stand-out...
July 22, 2015
Rivalries aside, the 2015 World Championships and 2016 Rio Olympics will be a thrill for fans of American middle distances.
By Meg Bellino, FloTrack
By now you’ve already seen or heard about Shannon Rowbury’s 1500m American record. If you didn’t, it came during a race where Ethiopia’s Genzebe...
June 19, 2015
For the past three years, Slaney has competed in the World Championships of Elliptical Cycling at Palomar Mountain near San Diego, improving her time each year. She’ll be entered again in this year’s competition on Oct. 17.
By Kerry Eggers, Portland Tribune
The world still moves quickly for...
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