Quote Of The Day

– World 800 champion Eunice Sum talking about the start to her distance running career back in 2009. Originally she was a heptathlete, but 2007 World 800 champ Janeth Jepkosgei saw potential in her after watching her run the heptathlon 800 in 2:27 (she must have had a great eye) at the end of a meet in Kenya.

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Kenyan News: Kemboi In Trouble With The Law Again

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 Kenyan News: Mosop Needs Speed 

Guilty

Former Sub-4 HSer Tim Danielson Convicted Of Murder Danielson tried to get off by saying he had temporarily gone insane due to an anti-smoking drug called Chantix.
*MB: Former HS Sub-4er Tim Danielson: Guilty of Murder – Faces 50 to life

Don't forget the eyebrows

LRC It’s Official: Cornell’s AD Is Cooler And A Bigger Track Fan Than Yours Cornell’s AD traveled 258 miles to watch a college track meet and dyed his hair and eyebrows red after the Cornell men won the outdoor Heps (Ivy League) crown.

Prague Marathon: Mosop Flops

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US Road Action: US 25K & UAE 10K

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Non-Doha Results

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 Down Goes Drummond? 

 Thursday AM News Flash 

 Admin / Financial 

SA News: Semenya Not Getting Married

 NCAA Stuff 

Distance News

Golden GP Tokyo: Jenny Simpson W/ 1,500 WL

IAAF Recap Seiko Golden Grand Prix In Tokyo: Jenny Simpson Wins In A World-Leading 4:03.91; Emma Coburn Well Beaten 2nd In 4:07.49Jenny Simpson Japan’s Sho Kawamoto won the 800 in 1:45.75 as Erik Sowinski was 3rd (1:46.38) and Ukraine’s Bohdan Bondarenko cleared 2.40m in the HJ to beat Russia’s Ivan Ukhov. Other winners included Justin Gatlin in the 100 (10.02 into a headwind), Brianna Rollins the 100H in 12.62, Kirani James the 200 (20.63).
*Full Results
*Video Of Bondarenko’s 2.40 As Well As His Failed WR Attempt
*Russia’s Darya Klishina Gets LJ World Lead In LJ With 6.88m

 Sprints / Jumps 

LRCAsbel Kiprop Runs 3:29.18 To Win “A Classic” 1,500m To Kick Off Diamond League 

Asbel Kiprop, Silas Kiplagat, Makhloufi and Wote produced a “classic” and “astonishing” 1,500 to start the season. The Ethiopian national record was set and it only got 6th place.

What a Race #2:Mo Aman And Nijel Amos Wage A Thriller – Aman Wins By The Tiniest Of Margins

The 1.75-year wait for for young studs Mo Aman and Nijel Amos to race each other was worth it. Read all about and watch the race.

LRCChanelle Price Goes Sub-2:00 As Eunice Sum Wins Battle Of World Champions

 Eunice Sum got the win in the battle of world champions as Chanelle Pricewent sub-2:00 and Molly Beckwith improved.

Greatest W 3k Ever?Hellen Obiri Runs 8:20.68 To Stun Dibaba As EIGHT Women Run 8:30.00 Or Better

Was this the greatest women’s 3.000m race ever run?
*Dibaba On Her 6th-Place 3K Finish: “I don’t know what went wrong.”

Doping News: Tyson Gay Offers To Pay Back All Appearance Fees/Prize Money


 Other Distance news 

Team USA For World Relays Announced

LRCTeam USA For World Relays Announced: US Women's 4 X 800 Could Get Gold, US Stars Simpson, Symmonds, Centro And Cain NOT Running

The inaugural IAAF World Relays Championships later this month are going to be amazing - US and World records are going to drop and many US medals will be won. Too bad many American stars such as Jenny Simpson, Nick Symmonds and the entire Nike Oregon Project will miss out. 
*Discuss

Other Countries Name Their Squads:
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Christine Ohuruogu Leads GB For World Relays GB is sending a men’s and women’s 4 x 100 and 4 x 400.
*Australia Names Team For World Relays

US Distance News

MB: Ajee Wilson Runs 9+ Second 1500 PB at Swarthmore Wilson seems to be moving on from her World Indoor disappointment very nicely as she ran a huge PR.
2012 Archives: Kyle Merber Runs 3:35 At Swarthmore

News From The UK: Farah Will Run Commonwealth Games

You’re Only As Old As You Feel

104-Year-Old Sets 100m World Age Group Record With 32.79 Seconds Afterwards, Stanislaw Kowalski said, “I feel like a new man.”

Ken Goe Says Oregon Track Fans Aren’t Happy With The Lack Of Action At Hayward Field During The Regular Season The home schedule has been toned down compared to the past as they only had one scored meet at home and for their other home meets a lot of top runners didn’t compete or competed elsewhere.

 Non-Distance Stuff From Doha 

US News: Ritz Moving Back To Michigan

Week In Review

WTWBen True, Hassan Mead, Adam Goucher And The Payton Jordan 5,000, Molly Huddle's 30:47, Aisling Cuffe, Elise Cranny And Brannon Kidder

Our crack stats team gives you the lowdown on Stanford's fast times. How do Ben True and Hassan Mead compare to Adam Goucher and Galen Rupp? Will there be a slew of sub 13:00 Americans in 2014? Plus, some fast times from Aisling Cuffe and teen star Elise Cranny. The performance of the week was Molly Huddle's 30:47 10k. And some props for Brannon Kidder.