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MB: Official 2014 USATF Outdoors Live Discussion Thread 

LRC What A Race: Molly Huddle Triumphs Over A Brave Effort From Shannon Rowbury In 2014 USATF 5,000 Huddle and Rowbury waged an epic battle to the line with Huddle prevailing in 15:01.56 to Rowbury’s 15:01.71. NCAA champion Marielle Hall was 3rd as Stanford’s Aisling Cuffe was 4th.
MB: Shanon Rowbury should have been DQ’d from the 5000. What do you think. Watch the video and tell us what you think.

LRC Bernard Lagat, At Age 39, Wins His Seventh USA Men’s 5,000 Title – Two Quick Thoughts + Lots Of Post-Race Talk Lagat got the job done yet again as expected since Galen Ruppwasn’t in the field. Or was he?
*Goe: Andrew Bumbalough does everything but win the men’s 5,000 final “You always know he’s coming,” Bumbalough said. 

LRC Cain Vs. Efraimson Fizzles – 3 Thoughts On the Women’s 1,500 SemifinalsThe attention was on the teens but the accomplished veterans Morgan Uceny and Jenny Simpson got the heat wins. Analysis and post-race interviews. *MB: Yes, that’s right, Cain just cruised to beat Efraimson

LRC Men’s 800 Semis: The Big Boys – Solomon, Greer, Sowinski – Advance To Set Up A Great Final A great final with Duane Solomon, Erick Sowinski, Elijah Greer, RobbyAndrews, Cas Loxsom and others is all set, but we’re still wondering about a questionable DQ of Nick Hartle.

Ajee Wilson Ahead of Molly BeckwithLRC  800 Semifinals 2014 USA Nationals: Chanelle Price Scratches, Ajee Wilson Impresses, And So Does Laura Roesler The future looks very bright for Laura Roesler, who won her heat ahead of Brenda Martinez. If you believe that, then remember Ajee Wilson is two years and five months younger.

LRC  Steeplechase Semifinals Go According To Form: Andy Bayer Still Learning, Ben Bruce Wins 3.5 Weeks After A Marathon Recap, results, post-race interviews.
*Women’s Steeple:
Mr. Mom: Alan Webb Took Over Child Care Duties So His Wife Julia Could Compete In Steeple She failed to make the final.

Who’s the Greatest American 10,000 meter male runner of them all? Rupp, Mills or Shorter?

More: 2014 USAs Special Section – Full Coverage

 

 

 Women's 5,000 Mania OTB!!! 

 Thursday USAs 

Galen RuppLRC Men’s 10,000: The Race Goes According To Form As Galen Rupp Kicks Away From Chris Derrick In The Last Lap To Win His 6th US 10,000m Title As expected, Rupp was dominant over the final 400 and easily won over Derrick in 28:12. Behind them the best of the rest was 2:10:57 marathoner Ryan Vail, who had a big kick to get 3rd.

Kim ConleyLRC Women’s 10,000: Kim Conley Comes Back On Jordan Hasay, Wins First U.S. Title In Front Of Hometown Fans Hasay passed Conley with 230 meters to go but Conley fought back bravely and eventually pulled away for good with 50 to go, sending the crowd into a frenzy. *Sac Bee

LRC Women’s Steeple Semis: All The Big Names Through Bridget Franek and Emma Coburn won their respective heats, both in 9:39. After the race, we spoke with Coburn as well as Stephanie Garcia, who recently PRed by 13 seconds.

US men's 4 x 1500 team in the Bahamas in 2014 - Pat Casey, David Torrence, Will Leer and Leo ManzanoLRC Men’s 1,500 Semis: David Torrence Goes Home Early – Leo, Lopez, Leer And Casey All Advance David Torrence‘s first USAs under new coach Jama Aden turned into a nightmare, but it was a great night for a number of underdogs like Ford Palmer who find themselves in the USA final.

Instant Analysis 3 Thoughts On The Men’s And Women’s 800 Heats: A Very Pregnant Alysia Montaño, The Group Of Death, And The Favorites Move On (Mostly) The track action at 2014 USAs is underway and the 800 heats are in the books. Get our instant analysis of the heats which included a very pregnant competitor. MB: WTF is Montano doing on the start line?!

LRC 800 Post-Race Reactions: The Athletes Talk About Their Races Post-race reaction from Chanelle Price, Ajee Wilson, Brenda Martinez, Phoebe Wright, Lea Wallace, Laura Roesler, Charles Jock, Cas Loxsom, Robby Andrews, Sam Ellison and Duane Solomon.

Non-USAs Results: Kenya Chooses Its World Junior Team

Previous USAs Stuff

 Previous USAs Stuff 

Caught With EPO

LRC Chris Derrick, Ryan Vail And Other Elites React To Mo Trafeh EPO Bust 

LRC Exclusive Mo Trafeh – American Record Holder At 25k – Caught With EPO, Is Retiring From The Sport The 2-time Foot Locker finalist, 8-time US road champion, and the US 25k American Record holder was recently caught with EPO in his possession, which he admits to purchasing for intended use but never actually using. *Discuss

Upcoming: Ryan/Sara Hall Racing Napa Half; Lauren Fleshman Making Debut


The Week That Was Returns

WTW 6/26/14Increased Depth In Women's Running, High Praise For Molly Beckwith-Ludlow, Dismissing Galen Rupp's WR Chances, And Please Don't Bring Back The World Relays (Next Year)

The WTW is back! We praise Molly Beckwith-Ludolow, praise the increased competitiveness of women's track, show you just how dominant the SEC and PAC-12 are at NCAAs and make a $10,000 guarantee that Galen Rupp won't set the 10,000 WR. Plus why it's unacceptable for commentators to talk about the weight of female track stars.

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