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Emma Coburn talking to Newsweek about her training partner Jenny Simpson. Both Coburn and her non-running-zombie training partner Simpson will try to bring home Diamond League titles to America on Thursday.

2014 Weltklasse Zürich *Weltklasse Schedule / Results (Thursday 2pm ET) *TV / Streaming

Live Analysis: MB: Big Drama in Zurich: Official 2014 Wetlklasse Zürich DL Discussion Thread

LRC Big Drama In Zurich: A Winner Take All 800 And 1,500, Emma And Jenny Go For DL Titles The first of the two DL finals should be spectacular as the winner of the men’s 800 and women’s 1,500 likely will take home $50,000 and a spot into 2015 Worlds, whereas second will get just a $6,000 consolation prize. Plus New Balance teammates Emma Coburn and Jenny Simpson try to bring home DL titles to the USA. *IAAF Full Meet Preview
*Press Conference Highlights The presser featured European sprinters Dafne Schippers, James Dasaolu and Adam Gemili as well as discus thrower Sandra Perkovic.
*Update On Overall Diamond League Standings The men’s TJ will come down to Will Claye and Christian Taylor while the 400H is between Michael Tinsley and Javier Culson.
*South Africa’s Andre Olivier Hoping To PR In Loaded 800I will go out hard, get into a good position, and just keep my head down and run. I’m not going to look at the splits.”
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Newsweek Takes A Look At Teamwork / Friendship Of Emma Coburn And Jenny Simpson

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2014 NCAA Cross-Country – LetsRun.com’s Top 10 Countdown

LRC 2014 Women’s XC Preview: #6 Florida State & #5 Butler FSU and Butler both surprised at NCAAs in 2013. The Seminoles were tabbed for the podium but finished just eighth, while the Bulldogs had a great day to finish third. What can we expect from them in 2014?

*Previous: #8 Stanford, #7 Oregon
*#10 Iowa State & #9 Colorado

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Week That Was

Miles at World Youth OlympicsLRC Usain Bolt And Mo Farah Call It A Season, The Origins Of The Hand Clap, An NFL Star Moves To The Triple Jump, Meet Myles Marshall: The US 800 Star Whose Parents Ran 1:43.92 And 2:00.81 It was a big week on the track with Jenny Simpson winning the 1,500 in Stockholm, so we talk about everything else that happened outside of Stockholm and Birmingham.

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Pretty Cool: Youth Olympic Games Ends With 8 X 100m Relay With Mixed Athletes From All Event Groups And Countries The winning team ran 1:40.20 (about 12.53 a runner), which is 800m just .71 faster than David Rudisha‘s WR.
*Final List Of US Medals/Results

Ferguson, MO Locals Say Running Bridges The Gap Between The Races City councilman Dwayne James talks about the local Twilight 5K, which he says “has done a great job in bringing in a diverse crowd of participants, be it in race, age, or running ability.”

Alexa Efraimson Goes Pro With Nike The US HS star will stay with her coach Mike Hickey and still go to college.
*DyeStat Video Interview

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