Canada’s Matt Hughes advances in 3,000m steeplechase

August 15th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Canada’s record holder is going to be running in the finals on Wednesday morning in Rio.


VIDEO: Ethiopian falls, loses shoe and rebounds to qualify for Olympic final

August 13th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

Ethiopia’s Etenesh Diro managed to qualify for the women’s 3,000m steeplechase final at the Olympics despite falling and losing a shoe.


The basics of the always exciting 3,000m steeplechase at the Olympics

August 12th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

The men’s and women’s 3,000m steeplechase are two of the most exciting races on the track as it features water jumps and hurdling barriers.


VIDEO: Ethiopian falls twice but still wins bronze at world under-20 championships

July 25th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

An Ethiopian fell twice on consecutive laps during the men’s 3,000m steeplechase at the world under-20 championships and still won bronze.


Airport security breaks U.S. track champion’s half-glass gold medal

July 12th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Airport security broke Emma Coburn’s gold medal before she travelled back home from the U.S. championships in Eugene, Ore.


VIDEO: High school runner pulls off the most dramatic steeplechase fall

April 10th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

Dylan Weamert had one of the best ever steeplechase falls on Saturday at the Woodward Relays as he did a flip into the water pit (Photo: MoCoRunning).


Canadian 3,000m steeplechase record holder signs with Bowerman Track Club

November 12th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Matt Hughes, the Canadian record holder in the 3,000m steeplechase, joined the Bowerman Track Club, based in Portland, Ore., yesterday.


Matt Hughes home to win Pan Am Games

July 15th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Elite Q+A | No Comments »

The Wednesday before his Pan Am Games 3,000m steeplechase race, Matt Hughes spent his morning running, watching the Tour de France and drinking coffee, a fairly laid-back approach for someone hoping to win a major […]


Pan Ams profile: Alex Genest

July 3rd, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Elite Q+A | No Comments »

The experienced Quebecois steeplechaser on the increasingly competitive event and running the Pan Am Games on home soil, in front of his children Alex Genest has represented Canada many times in past few years […]


Olympic steeplechase champ under doping investigation

January 26th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The 2012 Olympic 3,000m steeplechase champion is potentially facing a ban for variations in her biological passport. Yuliya Zaripova won the 2012 Olympics as well as the 2011 world championships the year before. She […]


Best fall of 2014

December 19th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Running videos | No Comments »

Occasionally, track and field becomes a contact sport–that is, contact between a runner and the ground. Here’s our pick for the best fall of 2014, which happened at the Penn State Relays this year, […]


Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad stripped of gold after taking off his shirt early

August 15th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

Double Olympic steeplechase silver medallist Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad was stripped of his third consecutive European gold medal after taking off his singlet well before finishing the steeplechase final on Thursday evening to celebrate his victory. […]