29 Jan '16, 6pm

Just how good will Galen Rupp be in the marathon? #LA2016

Just how good will Galen Rupp be in the marathon? #LA2016

Ryan Hall’s abrupt retirement two weeks ago was a jarring reminder of just how thin the U.S. men had become in the 26.2 mile distance in recent years. The lack of depth is very concern— oh what’s this? Galen Rupp is here to make us forget about it all! Hall’s career had been spiraling downward for the last four years— largely caused by extreme fatigue and chronically low testosterone— with each DNF or DNS pushing his 2:04:58 in 2011 further from relevance. But even though his drastic decline warned us that the peak Ryan Hall days were over, the finality of his retirement really hammered home an ugly truth— the U.S. men’s marathon was drifting once more into irrelevance. Rupp to the rescue. As one superstar exits, arguably the greatest distance runner in American history is here to fill his void, which will hopefully be the start of a marathon career for Rupp that mirrors t...

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