BAA 10k (Top 10 Results In Article)

Stephen Sambu Takes Down Geoffrey Mutai At BAA 10k And Sets 8k America's Best En Route, Mamitu Daska Wins

Stephen Sambu, the former Arizona star, continued his fine 2014.  After pacing Galen Rupp to his American record at 10,000m and running 26:54.61 himself, Sambu took to the roads in Boston and beat Geoffrey Mutai.

Rabbit Stuns Wilson Kipsang In Czech Republic

RR: Pacer Geoffrey Ronoh Stuns Wilson Kipsang, Dennis Kimetto At Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon Ronoh only has one professional race to his name (a 2:15:51 marathon) and is Kipsang’s personal pacer. However, here he shocked Kipsang, beating him by 8 seconds to win in a CR 60:17. Kimetto was way back in 3rd (1:01:42) and Edna Kiplagat dominated the women’s race in 68:52.
*Highlights Video

USAs Start Wednesday In Sacramento *Entries *Schedule *All Coverage

 European Team Championships 

Teddy Tamgho Doping Ban / Euro Team Champs (Live Stream @ 6:20AM ET)

 Grandma's Marathon Pre-Race News 

Study Tries To Determine Where To Focus Your Attention While Running They concluded that you’re better off thinking about “how you’re feeling” rather than trying to focus on your breathing or form.

 Sprint News: Carmelita Jeter Back Racing 

Articles Worth A Read

More Distance: How Much Do You Know About The Incredible Daniel Komen?

 What About The Sport? 

Yohan Blake’s Manager Says He’s Healthy And Fit, But Racing At Commonwealth Games Was Not In His “Best Interest” Could have been his shot for another gold with Usain Bolt not back from injury yet.

Russia’s Olympic Walking Champion Elena Lashmanova Gets 2-Year Drug Ban You know you’ve hit rock bottom when you cheat at something that isn’t even a sport.

Dick Beardsley’s Record Finally Goes Down At Grandma’s *Results

 Japan 

 Mid-D News 

 More Distance News: Where Will Rupp Race? 

US Distance News

David Rudisha Highlights Fields At July 11-12 Glasgow Grand Prix (British Leg Of 2014 Diamond League) Other big names competing include Mo Farah, Ashton Eaton, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Carmelita Jeter, Sally Pearson, Anna Chicherova, Blanka Vlasic, Dayron Robles and Aries Merritt.

Distance News

First Come The Agents, Then The Shoe Deal

Action We Missed

Distance Updates

 Do You Want To Be A Good Coach? 

Recommended Read: Very Interesting Interview With World Renowned Track Coach Dan Pfaff On His Coaching Philosophy And “What Drives Successful Performance Under Pressure” This isn’t a technical coaching article, but one that talks about the “coaching” part of coaching which can be applicable to almost any sport.

 England's Commonwealth Games Team 


Impressive Times Put Up At Brooks PR Invy

Brooks PR Results: Alexa Efraimson Wins 800 (2:03.26), Grant Fisher 2-Mile (8:51) And Bethan Knights Sets 2-Mile NR With 9:53.54 Northport boys (team with 3 sub-9 2-mile guys in one race) ran #2 all-time 4 x Mile with 17:06.92. Sarah Feeny 4:39 in mile; Devante Lacy 46.74 in 400.

LRC Meet Grant Fisher: The Foot Locker Champ And 4:02 Miler Is Only A Junior, But He’s Already Wise Beyond His Years  Learn all about Fisher, who as part-time runner is already just the second 11th grade American Foot Locker champ ever, his coach, his 40 mpw training, and his connection to Arizona State’s 7:08.96 4 x 800 collegiate record.
*MB: Meet Grant Fisher: Is 40 mpw, 11th grade Foot Locker champ and 4:02 miler America’s next star?

OTB:

Richard Thompson Sets 100 World Lead And Trinidad And Tobago NR At 9.82 At His National Championships Michelle-Lee Ahye ran a women’s WL of 10.85, setting a huge PR as her previous best was 11.04. The article doesn’t mention wind readings.

 Youth News 

 Sprints/Jumps/Throws - No Bolt Or Blake At Commonwealths 

European News: Sprinter Tests Positive For EPO

Sprint News

Post-2014 NCAA News

 Post-adidas News  

2014 Ostrava *Results

Canadian News

Portland Track Festival *Results

LRCThe King (Mo Farah) Returns, Andrew Wheating Wins And Says He's Back, Jordan Hasay Wins Twice, And Andy Bayer The Steepler

Mo Farah returned to the track and showed great finishing speed. Andrew Wheating returned as well with a win and said he's "back" and Jordan Hasay got double wins with impressive last laps. Plus the steeple debut of Andy Bayer, wins by Bridget Franek, Cas Loxsom and Kate Grace in a tshirt.