Quote Of The Day

Emma Coburn talking after winning the IAAF Continental Cup steeplechase by outkicking her Diamond League rival Hiwot Ayalew for the first time to get the win in 9:50.67. Coburn ends the most successful year of her career with a championship title and $30,000 payday.

Track & Field’s Grand Finale – The 2nd IAAF Continental Cup *Results *Event-By-Event Recaps *Video Day 1 *Video Day 2

LRCEmma Coburn Wins $30,000 As She Outkicks Hiwot Ayalew For The First Time Ever, Evan Jager Closes Fast

Emma Coburn outkicked Hiwot Ayalew for the first time ever at the Continental Cup as Jairus Birech outkicked Evan Jager in the steeplechase.
Discuss: Nice $30,000 Win for Emma Coburn to End Season! 

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WTW Was The Great North Run Fixed? Chicago Is Loaded (Up Front) With Talent, Betsy Saina’s Dream 2014, NCAA XC Gets Under Way And Proof That Indoor Track Is As Fast As Outdoor We ponder if Mo Farah‘s Great North Run win was fixed (with video), praise Betsy Saina‘s incredible 2014, get excited about the BofA Chicago Marathon, talk a little NCAA XC and Eric Jenkins, and ponder indoor vs. outdoor tracks in light of Galen Rupp‘s 1,500 in Brussels. 

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2014 5th Avenue Mile *Full Results *Race Video *MB: 2014 Fifth Avenue Mile Official Discussion Thread – Jordan McNamara & Jenny Simpson win!

Women: RRW Jenny Simpson Holds Off Brenda Martinez To Become First-Ever 3-Time Champ It was a New Balance 1-2 in a race where the top 2 both broke 4:20. Mary Cain was just 10th. *Race Video
*Q&A With Jenny Simpson After Her Fifth Ave Mile Victory “Winning today solidified that I was able to keep the whole season together, be strong from the beginning to the end. …”

Men: RRW Jordan McNamara Edges Garrett Heath In Photo Finish At Line Heath and McNamara both ran 3:51.0 as 2012 champ Matthew Centrowitz was sixth. *Race Video

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Drug Cheat Matthew Kisorio’s Revival Continues With Half Marathon Win He dominated in Kenya and ran under 65 (time says 64:60, which makes no sense).

2014 NCAA XC *All Results

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Reporter Angered After University Of Oregon Board Of Trustees / TrackTownUSA “Skirts” Rules To Bar Media From Meeting The discussion was in part about the potential of Eugene hosting the 2019 World Championships.

The 2nd IAAF Continental Cup *Results *Event-By-Event Recaps *Video Day 1

LRC Full Day 1 Recap: Souleiman Runs 50.09 Final Lap To Win 1,500m Over Kiprop, Eunice Sum And Ajee Wilson Entertain Again With a ton of $$$ on the line, the races meant a lot to everyone involved and the women’s 800 and men’s 1,500 did not disappoint. The men’s 1,500 had the 3rd-fastest close-everFrancena McCorory went sub-50 in the 400 and LaShawn Merritt got another win.  We recap all the events.
*Day 1 Race Videos & Highlights
*IAAF Day 1 Recap: Europe Leads After Day 1 After Hosts Africa Have Brief Moments In Spotlight
*IAAF: Event-By-Event Recaps
*Event-By-Event Predictions

MB: Official 2014 Continental Cup – Marrakech, Morocco 9/13-14 – Discussion Thread 

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