Stanford Payton Jordan *Live Results

Stanford: Lagat Wins 10,000m Debut in 27:49, Izaic Yorks Beats Pros in 1500, Courtney Frerichs Dominates Steeple Brief comments on the races and full results on 1 page.

Lagat at Carlsbad 2016

The Penn Relays *Schedule, Entries And Results *LRC A Fan’s Guide To The 2016 Penn Relays

Saturday: Sanya Richards-Ross Anchors USA In “Emotional” 4 X 400 Victory Lots of girls were coming up to her asking her not to retire after Rio. USA Blue men won in 3:02.32 while Jeremy Wariner anchored USA Red to 2nd with the fastest split of 44.5.
*Heated Exchange After Yet Another USA Men’s 4 X 100 Botch Mike Rodgers and Justin Gatlin reacted angrily to some harsh criticism by former US great Leroy Burrell.
*How Predictable: US Fails To Get Baton Through The Zone In Men’s 4 X 100 MB: FIRE DENNIS MITCHELL NOW
*The Daily Pennsylvanian:
Thomas Awad Anchors Penn To First Relay Win Since 1974, First 4 X Mile Win Since 1950 Coach Steve Dolan: “To be in the Penn uniform and win at the Penn Relays is about as good as it gets.”
*MB: Penn and Thomas Awad Win 4 x Mile in 16:26 It was their first COA Relay in 42 years.
*MB:
Penn State Men Cruise to 3 + Second Win In 4 x 800 In 7:17 Columbia was 2nd.
*MB: Georgetown Wins 4 x 800 in 8:26 as Kaela Edwards’ 2:00 Isn’t Quite Enough
*USATF: Team USA Wins Five Of Six USA Vs. The World Events The men’s 4 x 100 was the only loss.
*Team USA Quotes From SRR, Justin Gatlin, Jeremy Wariner and more.

There was a delay until the timers confirmed itDay 2: LRC Drew Hunter Delivers Again (Barely) – Overcomes 9+ Second Deficit On Anchor Leg And Guns Down 4:06 Miler To Give Loudoun Valley The DMR Victory At Penn By .001 Jack Salisbury almost did the unthinkable – hold off Drew Hunter over the final 150.
*Washington Post On Hunter The finish was so tight the other team was celebrating as they thought they’d won.
*‘Nova Wins Women’s 4 X 1,500 With 3 Freshman And Sophomore Siofra Cleirigh Buttner Possibly the slowest winning time ever; definitely the slowest in 10 years.
*MB: Penn State Comes Through As Favorite In DMR The field basically bowed down and let Brannon Kidder lead the final leg wire-to-wire.
*Penn Relays Memories Last A Lifetime Old timers remember some great days from years past.
*Press Conference Quotes From USA Vs. The World Carmelita Jeter, Justin Gatlin, SRR and more.

Day 1: MB: Official 2016 Penn Relays Discussion Thread

This Weekend’s Other Action *All NCAA Results

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NCAA Updates

More From The Weekend – Distance

Saturday Morning Action *Results

LRC Christo Landry (62:52) And Tara Welling (70:25) Win 2016 US Half Marathon Championships Desi Linden was 2nd in the women’s race.

Drake Relays *Live Results *Schedule *Meet Home *LRC A Fan’s Guide To The 2016 Drake Relays *USATF Preview Of Drake

Saturday: MB NCAA Champ Clayton Murphy Takes Down World Indoor Champ Boris Berian
*MB: Kendra Harrison (12.56) wins loaded women’s hurdles
*MB: Omar McLeod crushes everyone in men’s hurdles (13.08)
*Sandi Morris Wins Rio Preview PV With 4.70m It moved indoors because of weather and Morris took three attempts at breaking Jenn Suhur‘s indoor WR.
*After Finishing 2nd In Two Events, Stephanie Jenks Leaves Drake With Win In Girls 1,500, Giving Her A Record 9 Individual Titles No other woman had won more than 8.
*The University Of Illinois Men Won Their Foruth Consecutive Hy-Vee Cup
*Texas And Baylor Women Tie For Hy-Vee Cup

James was terrific on FridayFriday: LRC Kirani James Blazes 44.08 World Leader, Jenny Simpson (4:06.44) Outkicks Kate Grace In 1,500 As Mary Cain Is 8th (4:12.62) Was Jenny Simpson hurt over the winter? It sure seems like it, but she got the win nonetheless. Kirani James‘ time, run in 48-degree temps, was the second-fastest ever in the month of April, behind only Michael Johnson‘s 43.75 in 1997.
*Jenny Simpson Is Well Aware That No American Woman Has Ever Medalled At The Olympics In The 1,500
*Good Des Moines Register Article On James And Rest Of Pro Action Aries Merritt didn’t want to kill himself in the cold weather. Bershawn Jackson raced wearing a necklace holding the ashes of his recently-deceased father.
*Aries Merritt Gets Huge Newpsaper Feature, Says He’s 85% Fit – And Fitter Than Last Year
*Video interview With Aries Merritt
*Full Des Moines Register Coverage Of Drake Relays

Earlier Action

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nieto-do-not-useLRC Olympic High Jumper Jamie Nieto Paralyzed After Attempting Back Flip At Practice – Please Consider Donating Now A terrible tragedy for Nieto, who always finished his competitions by waving to the crowd and performing a back flip or a back handspring.

Payton Jordan Is Sunday *Full Entries

Traditional Super-Deep Fields Set For Payton Jordan Edward Cheserek, Evan Jager, Lopez Lomong, Chris Derrick, Jordan Hasay and Sally Kipyego among those competing.

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Puma-BeatBot-BoltLRC The Future Has Arrived – PUMA Unveils BeatBot – A Personal Robotic Pacer Do you hate working out alone? Or seeing races ruined by people going out too fast or slow? Puma has the answer.

Another Exclusive From Kenya – LetsRun.com Goes To Kenya

Kiprop put on another tremendous performance as he cruised through the 1500 semisLRC Asbel Kiprop, Elijah Manang’oi And Vincent Yator Put On A Show At The 2016 Kenyan Police Championships Get the inside scoop on how Kiprop and Manangoi, who went 1-2 at Worlds last year in the 1,500, totally toyed with the fields en route to 1,500 and 800 titles. Yator pulled off a tough double, winning the 5,000 and 10,000 within the span of 90 minutes. You’re lucky we aren’t charging you to read this 5,500-word masterpiece.

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