GALEN RUPP RUMORS & GOSSIP

US indoor championships kick off Friday in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) A star-studded 3,000-meter field highlights the U.S. indoor championships, with Olympians Galen Rupp, Lopez Lomong on Evan Jager set to compete Friday as the two-day meet kicks off. The event sets the stage for next week's world indoor championships, which also will be held at the Oregon Convention Center. Rupp is a Portland native who has already qualified...
Via Associated Press
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

The Colors Of The Wind – Rupp And Scutt Qualify For Rio

The City of Angels’ “Stadium to the Sea” 26.2-mile marathon took place on a balmy Saturday, February 13th. The top 3 men and women finishers would qualify for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Galen Rupp of Portland was the winner with 2 hours 11 minutes and 12 seconds. “I had a blast out there,” he said. It was a breathless “Galentime’s” Weekend! Rupp is 29, and competed...
Via Oregon Sports News
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Galen Rupp wins Trials and AOW

INDIANAPOLIS -- Marathon debutant Galen Rupp was the first man across the finish line Saturday at U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon in Los Angeles, where his 2:11:15 earned him a spot to compete for Team USA at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, and it also earned him USATF Athlete of the Week honors.
Via USA Track & Field
February 16, 2016

Meb qualifies for fourth Olympics, while Rupp wins trials in marathon debut

Meb Keflezighi qualified for his fourth Olympics while long distance track-and-field runner Galen Rupp won the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in his marathon debut in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday.Rupp, who won the silver medal behind Mo Farah in the 10,000 meters at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, finished the 26.2 miles in a little over two hours and 11 minutes on what was said to...
Via Fox Sports
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Rupp victorious in debut, Cragg runs for redemption at U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon

LOS ANGELES -- Battling a stacked field and warm temperatures, Galen Rupp (Portland, Oregon) was impressive in winning his marathon debut, while 2012 Olympian Amy Cragg (Leavenworth, Kansas) found redemption at the finish after her fourth place finish in 2012. Rupp and Hastings were victorious at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon, crossing in 2:11:12 and 2:28:20, respectively.
Via USA Track & Field
February 12, 2016

Galen Rupp will run the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

Galen Rupp confirmed Thursday that he will be participating in the 2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials on February 13. This is big news, but it’s not completely unexpected. Rupp is 29 years old, and his prominence on the international stage has lost some of its edge. This is not to say he is not competitive or won’t win himself a few USA Championship track titles this year, but...
Via isportsweb.com
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Can anybody slow down distance runner Mo Farah?

On the first day of the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, Mo Farah looked utterly dominant as he cruised to yet another victory in the Men's 10,000 meter race, capping a summer of successful racing and training amid accusations against his coach Alberto Salazar.  With 500 meters to go in what was destined to be a hotly contested final lap, Mo Farah took control of the race...
Via The Sports Quotient
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Track coach Alberto Salazar hits back hard at doping allegations

  Track coach Alberto Salazar is hitting back at doping allegations against him, releasing a 12,000-word rebuttal of the claims against himself and his star runner, Olympic silver medalist Galen Rupp. Salazar's open letter, released Wednesday on the eve of U.S. championships, says the Oregon Project he leads ''will never permit doping.'' Salazar detailed Rupp's history with both...
Via Associated Press
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-assistant accuses long-distance coach Salazar of encouraging Olympian's doping

  Long-distance running coach Alberto Salazar's former assistant is among those accusing the American of violating anti-doping rules and encouraging doping by one of his top runners, Olympic silver medalist Galen Rupp. In a story Wednesday by ProPublica and BBC, former Salazar assistant Steve Magness accused Salazar of using doping practices for his athletes at the Nike Oregon Project...
Via Associated Press
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Former assistant accuses Salazar of encouraging doping

LONDON (AP) Long-distance running coach Alberto Salazar's former assistant is among those accusing the American of violating anti-doping rules and encouraging doping by one of his top runners, Olympic silver medalist Galen Rupp. In a story Wednesday by ProPublica and BBC (http://bbc.in/1FudipG), former Salazar assistant Steve Magness accused Salazar of using doping practices for...
Via Associated Press
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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