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5 years ago Cam Levins
First of all, it is sad to see this site dying.I guess its a function of the 1/10 of the US popul...
6 years ago Nate Brannen Runs Canadian Record in the 2000m in 4:59.66
What a great result. For a long time the world record was 4:52. Any time under 5 is great, and p...
6 years ago Jeremy Rae SILVER at FISU 1500
jeremy has proven to be a great tactical racer, and he almost got the gold here. Great result. No...
6 years ago 1500m night in London
What a great night again. Simply put, the best meet of the year bar none, for middle distance ath...
6 years ago Harry Jerome
Palamar's run deserves a huge thread. Think of how great and dominant Kevin has been since grade ...
6 years ago NCAA Championship
I was in Indianapolis on Saturday night. The ncaas were being broadcast on a delayed feed about 1...
6 years ago NCAA Championship
Off to a great start. Aaron Brown 10.05. just under allowable. Great pr Sa...
6 years ago Sheila Reid 4:02.96
yes, nice to talk about Sheila. I would like to see some of her basic workouts. I believe she ha...
6 years ago Sheila Reid 4:02.96
@eighthundred Try to use your brain a little. I am not going to list all sub 4 runners and th...
6 years ago Sheila Reid 4:02.96
That is my point. Some, but not all, are suspicious. I assume Rowberry and Jenny Simpson, plus th...
6 years ago Sheila Reid 4:02.96
@traveller This thread deserves a little more "love" as they say in the US. What a fantastic...
6 years ago Leavins 3:36.88
Unbelievable ,really. This should lead to a sub 13:00 5k. Hopefully they will tell us some of the...
6 years ago Anything happening in the track world these days? Any big meets going on?
Warner was fantastic. As Michael Smith said ( and did himself) a decathalete tends to improve tec...
6 years ago Anything happening in the track world these days? Any big meets going on?
I don't like official predictions either. It doesn't allow for the unexpected-like two juniors ge...
6 years ago Anything happening in the track world these days? Any big meets going on?
Great run by Aaron Brown. I think he has a good chance of running sub 20 in the next 4 years. I w...
6 years ago Anything happening in the track world these days? Any big meets going on?
Seriously, does no one have anything to say about these races going on in London (England,not Ont...
6 years ago Cam Leavins Runs Fantastic 10,000m
I was very impressed with Levins too. Fantastic race plan. He looked so good with 3 to go that I ...
6 years ago McBride NJR
Good points Traveller. What hasn't been mentioned is the very high number of top Can. performers ...
7 years ago McBride NJR
Exactly Traveller. I think a good argument can be made that sprinters benefit, but middle dis...
7 years ago AO Championships in Ottawa
Overall a very nice meet but everyone was unlucky that it was too hot. Hard to believe, but after...
7 years ago McBride NJR
Wow, what a race. Quite a few steps in lane 2 too! But everyone there looked great. Nice run b...
7 years ago Sheila Reid added to Olympic team
Yes, the 4x4 miss is a huge administrative fail. How they couldn't see this potential is beyond ...
7 years ago Sheila Reid added to Olympic team
I was referring more to his effort rather than the actual pace. He ran through about 2:27 at 1k a...
7 years ago Sheila Reid added to Olympic team
One more NTL meet comment. The Olympians really showed their class. Melissa ran a perfectly contr...
7 years ago Sheila Reid added to Olympic team
Great news, and all justified. Tremaine Harris definitely has a shot at the finals the way he is ...
7 years ago Musings after the Trials (both US and Canada)
Not much discussion going on here. Did everyone see the 5k result from Paris? Wow. 12:50 pace fi...
7 years ago Canadian Trials
Just saw that Tremaine Harris ran 20.22 into a -0.5 wind. The stat geeks would probably tell us t...
7 years ago Musings after the Trials (both US and Canada)
I agree that 4x4 should be a high priority. For comparison sake, England is thinking medals with ...
7 years ago Musings after the Trials (both US and Canada)
The more I think about it, the more ridiculous it was to have the Can trials at altitude. It effe...
7 years ago Canadian Trials
A few more common sense observations about the trials. If we insist on A standards at the trials...
7 years ago Canadian Trials
Someone raised this last year, but clearly the 10k should be held as a separate event, late in th...
7 years ago Olympic Trials in other Lands
Sully; This is a middle distance dominated board, and Webb is the Linday Lohan of the track wor...
7 years ago Olympic Trials in other Lands
Nice run by Nick Symmonds to qualify easily.And great to see Khadivis qualify. ( He seems to come...
7 years ago Most exciting OFSAA Race
No one is belittling a great result. The 2:09 is a great result. The debate is twofold; is a grea...
7 years ago Most exciting OFSAA Race
While it is good to honour a new record holder, the point is that too many people take the new r...
7 years ago Most exciting OFSAA Race
Anybody who doesn't concede that the grade 8 and 9 girls are running disproportionately fast, yet...
7 years ago Canadians @ NCAA's
Great job by Ricky West getting to the 800 final. Ricky had a couple of up and down seasons but ...
7 years ago Olympic Qualifiers
Melissa Bishop wow!! What a season. Melissa is also a great racer and can beat a lot of people wh...
7 years ago Olympic Qualifiers
Gazoo, you have just confirmed what a total idiot you are. But perhaps you are right-watching a r...
7 years ago Olympic Qualifiers
@gazoo You certainly are a fool and uninformed, but at least you posted something, which is a po...
7 years ago Olympic Qualifiers
Two great performances have gone unrecognized and uncelebrated. Melissa Bishop has hit the B sta...
7 years ago 4x800 opportunity at U of Toronto meet May 4.
@Mounty The Varsity Blues meet also has junior invitational events-800,200 ,400H included. Its...
7 years ago Canadians at Mt. SAC
@bryano I watched Megan Brown train this week. She looked great. Fantastic rhythm. I think sh...
7 years ago Junior 800m Heating Up
@bryano Good chance to run fast at Varsity Blues Classic on May 5th. At AO indoors Costello ...
7 years ago 4x800 opportunity at U of Toronto meet May 4.
@Mounty go to varsityblues.ca. The meet is advertized on the right hand side of the track page
7 years ago 4x800 opportunity at U of Toronto meet May 4.
U of T has added an exciting dimension to its high school meet on May 4,5. There is an Open/Invi...
7 years ago Brannen & Martin Kick Off Outdoor Season
@Linc Nice run Matt; I do think you can break 2:20 but it is just as important that your last ...
7 years ago Canova/Lydiard Roundtable discussion....interesting.
@traveller Good comments traveller. Its too bad these debates get so sidetracked. As I alluded...
7 years ago Canova/Lydiard Roundtable discussion....interesting.
@peteq2 Coincidentaly on Letsrun there is a thread, "What's Canova's training philosophy?" A g...
7 years ago Canova/Lydiard Roundtable discussion....interesting.
@oldster Webbs high school coach was truly a good coach. He had the instinct of what worked for...