The rise of American middle distance running over the past decade is a fascinating sports story. Here is the first feature on the rise of American middle distance running, done by David Monti of Race Results Weekly.
The truth behind the story is that this paradigm change in US distance running is a continuing story. It is also multi faceted. An increased interest in our sport on the grass roots level, in high school, college and open running is another part of the story. Coaches, athletes, media, fans, who have asked the questions for the past two decades are part of the story of this success.
Watch for more pieces delving in the success of American middle distance running.