Quote Of The Day

– Promise that Jamie Nieto made to himself after he was paralyzed after slipping while doing a back flip at practice. Nieto, who has dictated a screenplay into his iphone while paralyzed, is now hoping to walk down the aisle at his upcoming wedding.

2017 NCAAs Start Wednesday *TV & Streaming  *Schedule & Results

The Craig Engels crazeLRC The Fan’s Guide to 2017 NCAA Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Champs: The Athletes & Races You Need to Know This Week Edward Cheserek has abdicated the throne as the biggest star of college track but there are a ton of big talents that are ready to take over – Christian Coleman, Fred Kerley, Emmanuel Korir, Lindon Victor, etc. We give you the 6 best storylines of the meet and get you ready for the Josh Kerr vs. Craig Engels battle at 1500 and Justyn Knight vs. Grant Fisher battle at 5000.

Adrian Martinez Classic And St. Louis Festival Of Miles *Adrian Martinez Results *St. Louis Results

reed-brown-35930LRC Reed Brown Runs 3:59.30 Mile To Become 10th US High Schooler Under 4:00 At St. Louis Festival Of Miles Brown sits at #4 all-time in the high school ranks thanks to a 57 last 400. It’s the 5th time in 3 years that a HSer has broken 4:00.
*Good Read: Reed Brown Says Becoming First Texas HSer To Break 4 Minutes Is “Pretty Unreal” Brown comes from an athletically talented family as he is the brother of a former NFL kicker and has another brother who’s a kicker at Nebraska.
*MB: Reed Brown breaks 4!
*MB: It’s been 50+ years since Jim Ryun ran 3:55 as a HSer, how has only 1 American high schooler beaten that since then?

Domanic, Torrence and MerberLRC Adrian Martinez Recap: David Torrence Blasts 3:53.21 Mile To Lead 8 Men Under 3:57; Nicole Tully (4:30.22 Mile) & Marielle Hall (8:55.55 3K) Nab Big Wins A great day of racing outside of Boston. Other winners include Ryan Martin (1:46.03) and Ce’ira Brown (2:01.10) as Ole Miss redshirt Robert Domanic ran 3:54. Plus we have a Leo Manzano update.
*MB: Adrian Martinez – Top 10 under 4:00, 8 break meet record. 
*MB: ADRIAN MARTINEZ USES WRONG MILE START LINE?!?!?! We’re not going to lie, the picture looks very shady but we’re on site and have confirmed the correct start line was 100% used.
*MB: Is David Torrence the fastest Peruvian miler of all time?
*MB: Chris Giesting, Hoka NJNY 1:46 in first season!

International Results

High School Corner

The Sprints / Hurdles News That’s Pretty Interesting

More Distance News

Non-African Distance News

2017 adidas Boost Boston Games *LRC Preview

Bowie struck a pose after her world bestLRC Sunday Recap: Tori Bowie (16.30 150) & Shaunae Miller-Uibo (21.76 200) Set World Bests In Straight Sprints As Wayde van Niekerk Runs 19.84 The sprint stars delivered this afternoon in Boston. However, Olympic champs Jenn Suhr and Jeff Henderson weren’t able to win.

LRC Friday Recap: Muktar Edris Rips 13:01.04 5K; Charlene Lipsey (1:59.57) Keeps Rolling In 800; Gabe Grunewald Runs Final Race Before Beginning Chemo Edris outdueled Kenyan Cyrus Rutto (13:03.44). Other winners included Chris O’Hare (3:39.31 1,500) and Brandon McBride (1:45.36) over Donavan Brazier Robby Andrews in the 800.

niekerkcoachLRC Chasing Usain Bolt: After A Historic Year, Wayde van Niekerk Finally Has Permission To Run The 200 Usain Bolt doesn’t want to face van Niekerk this year at 200. We can’t really blame him. But a Bolt-van Niekerk matchup would be epic.

LRC adidas Boost Boston Games Preview

Sprint / Jump News

Reccommended Must Read The LA Times Takes A Look At The Recovery Of Jamie Nieto – Once Paralyzed From The Neck Down, Nieto Is Now Hoping To Walk Down The Aisle At His Own Wedding Do yourself a favor and allow yourself 10 minutes so you can read the piece by Nathan Fenno and be inspired by Nieto.

News From Oregon

Oregon News: King Ches Goes Pro


More US Weekend Action

Week That Was

we-are-not-afraidLRC Why NCAA Regionals Should Not Be Cancelled, Jakob Ingebrigtsen Becomes The Youngest To Break 4:00* And Team USA Wins Its First Title At Bolder Boulder* We look at some crazy fast times at Regionals, plus the big American win and payday at Bolder Boulder.
*USTFCCCA: Where Are The NCAA Qualifiers From? The coaches’ association lists the hometown of all NCAA qualifiers. In terms of media markets, LA (39), Houston (30), New York (30), DFW (25) and Atlanta (24) are the top 5.

Behind-The-Scenes Look With Team New Balance Boston

Screenshot 2017-05-30 at 18.55.38LRC Workout Day With Team New Balance Boston Olympic Trials 6th placer Liz Costello and 5-time Swedish national champ Anna Silvander share a 3-minute video on what a workout day is like for them.