Kenyan National Champs Are In The Books *Distance Results


Distance Works: SPIKES Talks To South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk After His Breakout 400 Performance From Paris DL, Where He Won In 43.96 Interestingly, he says he does repeats of 800m to 1,000m, although he describes them as “a drag and torture.”

Upcoming: Bolt Will Be Back At It In London

Excellent Guest Column

LRC Dealing With Depression: How I Got Past Suicidal Thoughts While Running In College For a while, life didn’t feel real to Nico Composto – it existed entirely in his head. Might a fall from the 12th floor window make all the pain go away? Thankfully, Composto realized that suicide wasn’t the answer. He shares his powerful story of how he overcame suicidal thoughts out of a desire to help others.

Weekend Track/Road Action *Madrid Results *Edmonton Results

2015 Lausanne DL *Full Results *TV & Streaming *2014 Coverage

FULL RESULTS

Screenshot (344)Men’s Recap: LRC Mo Farah Dominates & Nijel Amos (1:43.27) Takes Down David Rudisha Running in his first race since the NOP doping investigation became public, Mo Farah celebrated his win as if he’d won a World title while Nijel Amos won a big battle in the men’s 800 but limped off the track injured. Justin Gatlin won the awesome men’s 100 battle over Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell.
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MB: More Mo Farah – Andy Vernon drama – Farah tells Vernon to “F*** off” after Lausanne win 

Update: LRC After Fall In Lausanne, Caleb Ndiku Has To Go To Hospital, Receives 3 Staples And Will Miss Some Training, Still Hoping To Race In Monaco

Women’s Recap: LRC Jenny Simpson And Emma Coburn Have To Settle For 3rd As Sifan Hassan (4:02.36) & Virginia Nyambura (9:16.99) Grab Wins In 1,500, Steeple Hassan was far and away the best over the final 100 as she won over Faith Kipyegon (4:03.38) while Simpson was third in 4:03.54. Nyambura won for the third time in four DL races with Coburn running 9:20.67 for third. Switzerland’s Selina Büchel won the non-DL 800 (2:01.68) while Dawn Harper-Nelson (12.55 100H) and Allyson Felix (22.09 200) also grabbed wins.

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Full Coverage In Our 2015 Lausanne DL Special Section


Boston 2024 Claim Latest Poll Figures Show Increase In Support For Olympic Bid Within Massachusetts However, polls specifically within Boston show more than 50% opposition.

Mid-Week Action In Italy, Ireland & Hungary – Cork City Sports Meet *Results *Free Video Replay *Full Lignano, Italy Results

Lignano, Italy *MB: Kerri Gallagher Is Going To Worlds – Runs 5-Second PR (4:03.56) – Efraimson 4:05 Gallagher had a 4:09 PR prior to USAs.
*MB: Jenkins 7:41 3k in Lignano!
*LRC Full Results Jenkins crushed m3,000, Riseley won m800, Willis m1,500.

Ireland: Big Green Domination LRC Abbey D’Agostino And Will Geoghegan Are Dominant Winners At 2015 Cork City Sports International Athletics Meeting In the women’s 3k, Mary Cain led from 1k to 2k but Abbey D dominated the final 900. In other action, in the battle of guys who have run 13:21 this year, Brett Robinson took down Jeff See. Heather Kampf and Michael Rutt won the 800s as Will G schooled everyone in the mile.
*MB: Merber, Cain, Riley Masters, Abbey D, L. Wallace all in Ireland’s Cork City Sports Meet today (free YouTube feed) 2:25-4 pm ET

Hungary: IAAF Istvan Gyulai Memorial Recap: Ronald Kwemoi Beats Silas Kiplagat By Over A Second In 1,500 (3:37 To 3:38) Evan Jager fans should rejoice as Jairus Birech raced again (is he overracing?) and won in 8:16. Barshim won the HJ (2.36m); Fajdek heaved a world-leading 83.12m,
*Sprints: LaShawn Merritt Loses Again – Runs 44.43 As Teenager Steven Gardiner Runs 44.30  Justin Gatlin ran 10.02 (-1.1m/s wind) as VCB ran a season’s best 10.99 (-1.2m/s wind).
*Omar McLeod Suffers “Slight Hamstring Cramp” In European Debut, DNFs

2014 World Junior 400m Hurdles Champion Jaheel Hyde Pulls Plug On 2015 Season Due To Hamstring Injury


More Distance Stuff

2015 Barcelona *Results *Race Video

35411Wow LRC Genzebe Dibaba Runs 3:54.11 For 1,500 In Barcelona – The Fastest Time In The World Since 1997 Jenny Simpson fans, it’s time to start praying that Dibaba doesn’t double at Worlds as she just ran the fastest 1,500 since 1997. Also Ayanleh Souleiman put up a 1:43.08 world leader in the men’s 800. *Video
*MB: Genzebe Dibaba just ran 3:54.11 for 1500 in Spain! 

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