07 Aug '12, 6pm

No Water for Old Women by Jon Gugala, note by Larry Eder: Jon Gugala has written his take on the relatively new

No Water for Old Women by Jon Gugala, note by Larry Eder: Jon Gugala has written his take on the relatively new

LONDON - The women's Olympic steeplechase final ran last night, and though we didn't see an Olympic record set (which is also the current world record of 8 minutes, 58.81 seconds), we did see a certain changing of the guard. In 2012, the Olympic steeplechase officially became both more immature and immensely more professional. Go back to the 2008 Olympics, the first year that the event was offered for women (I know, hard to believe it took that long): Gulnara Galkina of Russia curb-stomped a field of women who looked about as organized as the pre-Clint Eastwood Marine Corps platoon in Heartbreak Ridge. This is not to say that Galkina was not talented; as previously mentioned, her winning time was and still is the Olympic and world record. But there was an almost 27 second gap between places one and 10, and the average age of the field was 26.1 years old (and that is decept...

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runblogrun.com 08 Aug '12, 11am

What We Didn't Learn from the Olympic Women's Marathon by Jon Gugala August 6, 2012 LONDON--I'll be honest: This title cam...

In this column: 1. Men's 1500m final 2. Women's 100m hurdles 3. Mocking the British 4. Making out with Australian Model

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runblogrun.com 08 Aug '12, 10pm

The Men's 1500-Meter Final and the Hurdles of International Dating by Jon Gugala August 8, 2012 LONDON - Last night was th...

Flying Pigs, Unicorns, and Amy Hastings' Chances in the 10k, by Jon Gugala, note by Larry Eder: Jon Gugala sent

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runblogrun.com 03 Aug '12, 2pm

Jon Gugala sent this piece on Amy Hastings to us this morning session, which was wonderful! Amy Hastings, one of our faves...

The Long Odds of Andrew Wheating, by Jon Gugala, note by Larry Eder: Andrew Wheating, Matt Centrowitz, 2012 US O...

The Long Odds of Andrew Wheating, by Jon Gugala...

runblogrun.com 05 Aug '12, 12am

On paper Wheating finds himself off to a bad spot for Sunday's semis. The third slowest runner by season-best in his heat ...

Bono on 10K Kenyans (cont'd): "God is in the debris of wasted opportunity."

Bono on 10K Kenyans (cont'd): "God is in the de...

runblogrun.com 05 Aug '12, 9pm

Bono on the Men's 10,000-Meters by Jon Gugala August 5, 2012 LONDON--In RunBlogRun's continuing effort to bring you up-to-...

Junebug, considering Desi Davila, by Jon Gugala...

runblogrun.com 01 Aug '12, 7pm

It was her second place finish in the 2011 Boston Marathon--arguably the defining race of her career--that the U.S. was co...

Pops and Shots, by Jon Gugala, note by Larry Ed...

runblogrun.com 15 Aug '12, 12am

LONDON - "In sport, you can't predict anything," Nadzeya Ostapchuk said to the IAAF after her 2012 Olympic gold in the wom...

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I'm proud to say that I've never been responsible for a site that has been punished by any of the Google Panda/Penguin upd...

David Rudisha's Midas Touch by Jon Gugala, note...

runblogrun.com 10 Aug '12, 7pm

LONDON - There comes a point in every extended track meet like the Olympics that you as a writer hit the saturation point....

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This is not a Zoo, U.S. Men's Marathon , by Jon Gugala, note by Larry Eder: I was so happy for Meb Keflezighi, i...

This is not a Zoo, U.S. Men's Marathon , by Jon...

runblogrun.com 14 Aug '12, 11am

This is Not a Zoo, U.S. Men's Marathon Jon Gugala LONDON - The idea of zoos in the United States is a controversial topic....

London 2012 Olympics from 4,000 Miles Away, Par...

runblogrun.com 08 Aug '12, 9pm

London 2012 Olympics from 4,000 Miles Away, Part I by James Dunaway Watching NBC's London Olympics on television is very d...

How high are the stakes for Asbel Kiprop?, by J...

runblogrun.com 07 Aug '12, 5pm

HOW HIGH ARE THE STAKES FOR ASBEL KIPROP? Watching the semifinals of the men's 1500m Olympic event, it looks like it won't...

Singapore record their most successful #Olympic...

todayonline.com 07 Aug '12, 12pm

SINGAPORE - Singapore's women paddlers today defeated South Korea in the Women's Team bronze medal match to clinch the rep...

Team USA has momentous, 7-medal night, release ...

runblogrun.com 08 Aug '12, 11pm

Day six of track & field showed that the US team is on a roll. Brittany Reese, after her masterful long jump gold said, " ...