LRC 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.
LRC 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 set a PR by 13 seconds.
LRC 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.