Friday Night (ET): LRC Worlds Start with a Bang – A Clash Of The Titans in the Marathon Prime Time Friday Night in USA The 2015 World Championships start with a bang as world beater Wilson Kipsang, WR holder Dennis Kimetto and Olympic/World champ Stephen Kiprotich lead a field that includes six 2:05 or faster runners and 24 men with sub-2:10 PRs. The race should be LIVE on Universal Sports in the USA (7:30pm eastern).
LRC Can Evan Jager Do the Unthinkable and Win Gold: Worlds Men’s Steeplechase Preview It’s Jager vs the Kenyans in the USA-Kenyan dual meet as Kenya and the USA have the top 7 entrants.
Monday Morning: LRC 2015 World Women’s 10,000 Preview: Can Anyone Stop Vivian Cheruiyot From Returning To The Winner’s Circle And Winning A 4th Track Gold? Will Molly Huddle Medal? An American man has never medaled in the 10,000 at Worlds but Molly Huddle has a real shot at joining Kara Goucher and Shalane Flanagan as a global medalist. Vivian Cheruiyot is back from maternity leave and seems like a near lock for gold given Tirunesh Dibaba‘s absence.
LRC M800 Preview: A Classic: Amos vs Aman v Rudisha The 3 titans at 800 are ready to battle once again. Should be a great one.
Saturday Morning: LRC 2015 World Men’s 10,000 Preview: Can Geoffrey Kamworor (Or Anyone) Stop Mo Farah? Can Galen Rupp Medal? This year, in the span of 118 days, Mo Farah ran 59:32 for 13.1 and 3:28 for 1,500. How does that combination of strength and speed possibly lose? World XC champ Geoffrey Kamworor hopes he has the answer – be in shape to run 27:11 for 10,000 at 5,500 feet of altitude. *Discuss
LRC 2015 Worlds Women’s 1,500 Preview – “On paper, this isn’t a race; it’s a coronation.” – Can Americans Jenny Simpson And Shannon Rowbury Somehow Take Down Genzebe Dibaba? What a race. This race has it all. The returning champ. The European champ who has run 3:56.05. Two historically fast Americans. And, oh yeah, the world record holder. We break it down for you in 3,300 words. This preview is so good we feel guilty not charging you for it. *Discuss
*LRC The Lauren Johnson Story: From Over 2:20 For 800 In HS To The U.S. World Championships Team At 1,500
LRC 2015 Worlds Men’s 1,500 Preview – Can Favored Asbel Kiprop Win His 4th Global Gold Against This Historically Loaded Field? Asbel Kiprop looks to join Hicham El Guerrouj and Noureddine Morceli in the history books as a 3-time World Champ but he’s got his hands full as Matthew Centrowitz, Silas Kiplagat, Ayanleh Souleiman and Taoufik Makhloufi all could strike gold or go home without a medal as this field is LOADED. We break it down for you in nearly 4,000 words. *Discuss
IAAF: Event-By-Event Previews
*Men: *100 *200 *400 *110H *400H *HJ *PV *LJ *TJ *SP *Discus *Javelin *Hammer *Decathlon
*Women: *100 *200 *400 *100H *400H *HJ *PV *LJ *TJ *SP *Discus *Javelin *Hammer *Heptathlon