WATCH: Get to know Galen Rupp: 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Get to know Galen Rupp: 2016 Rio Olympic Games
Via The Oregonian
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Galen Rupp on tight qualifying in 2016 Olympic trials 5,000 meters

Rupp ran 13:49.50 Monday at Hayward Field in Eugene, three days after winning his eighth consecutive 10K title.
Via The Oregonian
July 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Justyn Knight talks about his victory in the 5,000.

Knight caught Galen Rupp to win at the Stumptown Twilight.
Via The Oregonian
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Galen Rupp, Alberto Salazar, and the Nike Oregon Project

With all that is going on in US distance running, we’ve forgotten to thank Galen Rupp, Alberto Salazar, and the Nike Oregon Project for doing what most people thought was impossible; bring distance running back. Looking at the 2001 Boston Marathon, there were only three Americans in the top fifteen. The fastest American time of 2:12:41 was ran by Rod De Haven, while the slowest...
June 15, 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

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

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...
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

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