Payton Jordan *Results

Men’s 5K: LRC Ben True And Hassan Mead Go 13:02 As The Top 5 Break 13:10 True got the win in 13:02.76 over a super-stacked field where Mead was second in 13:02.80.

Men’s 10K: LRC Mexico’s Juan Luis Barrios Gets The Win Over Cam Levins Barrios ran 27:34.40 as Levins was second in 27:36.00. Oklahoma State’s Shadrack Kipchirchir set a collegiate lead at 27:36.79 for 5th beating out Texas Tech’s Kennedy Kithuka (27:41.73). Bobby Curtis was the top American in 7th with 27:46.30

Flash Results: Molly Huddle #2 US All-Time 10K In 30:47 As Sally Kipyego Wins In 30:42; Sifan Hassan Goes Sub-15, Katie Mackey 15:04, Elise Cranny #2 All-Time HS With 4:10.95

Sunday Is Stanford And More *Stanford Entries

Pre-Meet: Stanford Is Sunday Night: Full Preview Of Sunday’s Payton Jordan Invite

New Champions And Nearly $100,000 On The Line At Bloomsday

World Half runner-up Mary Wacera headlines the field that has six sub-63:00 half men, including Aaron Braun, Shadrack Biwott and Ben Bruce.

Did USATF Get Ripped Off?

Preview Of Weekend Track Action *All NCAA Coverage

Lawyers For Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Concerned They Won’t Be “Adequately Prepared” For November Trial The defense team wants to receive the prosecution’s pre-trial materials earlier.

#67Days #Transparency

LRCDQGate Gets Interesting: Gabriele Grunewald DQ Footage From US Indoor Women's 3,000 Mistakenly Leaked By USATF

Update From USATF: Report On 3k DQs Coming In June It doesn’t take 4 months to acknowledge Andrew Bumbalough was DQed improperly.

Dusseldorf And Other Road News *Photo Gallery

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LRC American Strong: The Untold Story Of American Teamwork And How Ryan Hall Helped Meb Win Boston American Meb Keflezighi rightfully got the glory but his American competitors helped him out. The untold story of American Strong.

“Best article I’ve ever read I believe.” – @GreccoCole
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Dick Patrick – Meb Strong: How Meb Worked His Magic Once Again Meb once again pulled it off, when very few thought he could. Dick Patrick tells us how the deserving champ did it.

Payton Jordan *Results

Women’s 10K: LRC Molly Huddle Is #2 All-Time Fastest American At 30:47; Sally Kipyego Gets The Win In 30:42 The women’s 10,000 saw a new world lead for Olympic silver medalist Kipyego and the second-fastest time ever by an American woman in Huddle for second place. Former All-American Betsy Saina was 3rd (30:57.30) and Jordan Hasay set a new PR with 31:39.67 for 4th.

Women’s 5K: LRC Sifan Hassan Goes Sub-15 To Win As Katie Mackey Runs 15:04 – Stanford’s Aisling Cuffe Is The 3rd Fastest Collegian Of All-Time Hassan ran a world-leading time of 14:59.23 while Bahta was second in 14:59.49. Leading the Americans was Mackey in 15:04.74, just beating out  Laura Thweatt (15:04.98). But the highlight of the race was Stanford’s Aisling Cuffe setting a new school record and moving herself to #3 all-time in the NCAA with a 15:11.13.

Mid-D Action: LRC Elise Cranny’s #2 All-Time 4:10.95 High School 1,500 Highlights Cranny is now the second-fastest high schooler of all time as she blew away Jordan Hasay‘s 4:14.50. Only Mary Cain‘s NR of 4:04.62 is faster. In other events, Eliud Rutto had a breakthrough 1:45.37 victory in the 800, Karine Belleau-Beliveau beat Treniere Moser in the women’s 800, Riley Masters won the men’s 1,500 (3:38) and Billy Nelson and Shalaya Kipp got steeplechase wins.

60-Year Anniversary Of Bannister’s Sub-4 Is Tuesday

Spice Up Your Saturday – Track Doesn’t Have To Be Boring *American Track League Results

Extensive Q&A With US’s World Indoor 60m Silver Medalist Marvin Bracy Marvin talks about his career from high school through winning silver at Worlds.

Week That Was

LRC Meb Has Won Boston, Emails From Meb’s Brother And Ryan Hall’s Mom, Rita Jeptoo, Sub-5 Beer Mile, Annie Bersagel, Drake, Penn And More Meb, Meb, Meb: We break down Meb’s amazing win at Boston and Rita Jeptoo‘s finish. Plus, emails from Ryan Hall’s mom, Meb’s brother, some praise for Dan O’Brien, a sub-5 beer mile, Annie Bersagel joins the sub-2:30 club, and some tremendous pro action at Drake.

Doping: Liliya Shobukhova Goes Down

Distance News

Haile G’s Masters Marathon World Record Attempt In Hamburg Is Off As He Pulls Out Due To Pollen Allergies
*LRC World Record Holder Andres Espinosa Of Mexico To Be Guest Of Hamburg Marathon Espinosa’s masters world record of 2:08:46 was going to be no easy feat for Geb, as it is the best Masters World Record in all of track according to the IAAF tables.


More To Come? #FridayAfternoonNewsDump

LRCTyson Gay Gets A One-Year Drug Ban For Cooperating With USADA, Admits He Cheated At 2012 Olympics, Many Questions Remain

Gay did admit to doping at the 2012 Olympics (the US will lose its 4 x 100 silver medals), but not the Olympic Trials.

Random Distance News

Distance News: Ryan Hall Speaks

 More On Rutherford LJ Controversy 

Olympic 1,500 Champion Taoufik Makhloufi Leaves His Coach, Jama Aden Makhloufi (who is also leaving his manager) said it was an amicable break. He has been training in Kenya, apparently at times with Mo Farah. Other athletes in Aden’s group include Genzebe Dibaba and Ayanleh Souleiman.
*MB: Toufik Makhloufi left Jama Aden to Alberto Salazar?

Meb Still Making News

A MUST READ: The Inside Story: How Did Meb Get Far Enough Ahead To Win 2014 Boston? Toni ReavisTells You Reavis has the scoop of what went on in the top African pack.