Murphy Going For The Double!

Murphy at World RelaysLRC Legend Alert: Clayton Murphy Trying To Become First Man In 84 Years To Win 800 & 1,500 At USAs Rick Wohlhuter did do it at the 1976 Trials (at the time a separate meet from the US Champs), finishing it off by beating Matt Centrowitz Sr. Can Murphy get through the Olympic champion, Matthew Centrowitz Jr.?
Discuss: Clayton Murphy to run 800 and 1500 at USAs!

Martinez has made three straight U.S. teams -- two at 800 and one at 1500

LRC Nine Days Out From USAs, Which Athletes Have The IAAF World Championships Standard? Who Has More – The Men Or Women? Team USA fans, we’ve got good news, the lowest number of standard holders in any mid-d or distance event is six. Plus who has more qualifiers – the men or the women?

Meet The Freeze

Recommended Read: Washington Post: Who Is “The Freeze”? Meet The Masked Runner Racing Braves Fans Between Innings Nigel Talton is a member of the Braves’ ground crew, but also a 10.47/21.66 sprinter who dreams of making Team USA.
*MB: Who is the Freeze? (Braves masked runner)

Running Science

Music City Distance Carnival

2017 Music City Distance Carnival Results: High School Junior Brodey Hasty Runs 4:01.76 Mile Other winners included Ghana’s Alex Amankwah in the 800 with 1:45.67, Laura Roesler (2:00.54) over Natoya Goule (2:00.56) in the 800, Sara Vaughn in the 1,500 (4:06.64), Chad Noelle over Canadian Olympian Nate Brannen in the 1,500 (3:42.12) and Donnie Cowart (8:30) and Emily Oren (9:40) in the steeples.
*MB: Brodey Hasty 4:01.75

 Outside NCAA Coverage 

Olympic News

Usain Bolt’s Final Race In Jamaica Is Saturday *Schedule *Start Lists

Sanctions Coming For The NOP Team Doc?

NY Times Says That USADA Has Notified Dr. Jeffrey Brown Of The Nike Oregon Project That He’s Committed Rules Violations The logical question then is, “Will Alberto Salazar be charged as well?”
*MB: Dr. Brown notified of doping charges – Is Alberto Salazar next? 

Runner’s World Recalls The Key Developments In The Alleged NOP Doping Scandal That Has Now Been In The Press For 2+ Years

Interesting Reads

Our Weekly Recap – The Week That Was

LRCWTW: It's Okay To Wear Makeup In War, Several HS Girls Do Better Than Sub-4, And An American Wins Comrades

This week Raevyn Rogers tells us it's okay to wear makeup when going to war, we marvel about a bunch of high school girls that did something more difficult than a 4-minute mile, praise a LetsRun poster for winning Comrades, hand out free coaching advice from David Rudisha and snap photos of a 75-year-old great grandmother.

Distance News: Despite Cancer, Grunewald Still Shooting For USAs

US Road Stuff

2017 Bislett Games Are Thursday *Schedule/Entries/Results *TV & Streaming (2-4pm ET)

16-INGEBRIGSTENLRC 2017 Bislett Games Preview: Jakob Ingebrigtsen Tries To Lower Age-16 Mile World Record; Elijah Manangoi, Caster Semenya & Margaret Wambui Lead Fields Elijah Manangoi headlines the 1,500, all of Rio medalists in the women’s 800 will clash, and 16-year-old sensation Jakob Ingebrigtsen will race in front of the home fans in the “Dream Mile” which is being set up just for him. *IAAF Preview
*MB: Official 2017 Bislett Games – Oslo Diamond League Discussion Thread


IAAF Profile: Andre De Grasse Wants To Beat Usain Bolt, But Isn’t Getting Ahead Of Himself As He Knows He Isn’t The Best Yet De Grasse has his doubts on whether Bolt will actually skip the 200 as he claims. De Grasse doesn’t believe Bolt won’t run the 200, Justin Gatlin doesn’t think Bolt will actually retire. What is it with top sprinters not believing Bolt?

Doping Updates

Post-NCAA News

ncaa-20172017 NCAAs *Results *LRC Video Interviews

Triple CrownLRC From Choke To Clutch: Oregon Ducks Complete First Triple Crown With NCAA Record In 4 X 400 What a way for the Ducks to complete the triple crown. It came down to the 4 x 400 and Oregon, which almost had the biggest collapse in history, with Raevyn Rogers on the anchor, ran an NCAA record to win the 4 x 400 narrowly and thus win the meet.

The wait to see who wonLRC  Women’s Distance Recap: The Cream Rises To The Top (Raevyn Rogers, Karissa Schweizer, Allie Ostrander) As Jaimie Phelan Wins Thrilling 1,500 Some superstars came out on top and unheralded Jaimie Phelan went from last to first on the final lap to win a thrilling 1,500. Rogers won her third 800m outdoor title, Karissa Schweizer dominated the 5,000m, and Allie Ostrander got the steeple. *Results

Deajah Stevens Goes DownLRC Final Day Recap: Kyra Jefferson (22.02) Breaks NCAA 200 Record, Keturah Orji Three-Peats In Triple Jump, Mikiah Brisco (10.96) Shocks In 100

More Weekend Action: Boston Champ Vs. NYC Champ At NY Mini 10k

LRC Kenya’s Mary Keitany (31:20) Dominates 2017 NYRR New York Mini 10k And Wins Her Second Title And Fifth Consecutive NYRR Race American Aliphine Tuliamuk was third in 32:14, ahead of Boston champ Edna Kiplagat (32:23).

Upcoming

Mary Keitany wins the 2015 Oakley New York Mini 10-K in 31:15 (photo by Jane Monti for Race Results Weekly)4-Peat? Mary Keitany Will Defend Her Title And Look To 4-Peat At 2017 TCS New York City Marathon On Sunday, November 5

 Outside Coverage 

NCAA Day 1 Coverage

Marc Scott, after his winLRC Tulsa’s Marc Scott Wins 2017 NCAA 10K Title Just Two Days After Being Hospitalized For A “Mini-Seizure” On Monday, four miles into a 10-mile run, Marc Scott suffered what he described as a “mini-seizure” which resulted in him going to the hospital. Today, he won his first NCAA title.

coleman-982LRC Christian Coleman Blasts 9.82 100m To Crush The NCAA Record The University of Tennessee started didn’t wait long to make history. *Video Interview/Race

LRC Rest Of Day 1: Great Finals On Tap In 1,500 (Kerr Vs. Engels) & 800 (Korir Vs. Everybody) As Florida Goes 1-2 In The Long Jump Florida’s KeAndre Bates and Grant Holloway put on a show in the long jump and we should have a great show in the 1,500 final Friday.

LRC Video Interviews From The 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track And Field Championships Josh Kerr, Craig Engels, etc. We’re talking to all the stars as they step off the track.

Message Board Talk:

 More NCAA Day 1 Coverage 

Full Coverage on our 2017 NCAA Outoor Event Page.

Olympics / Admin.: Paris 2024, LA 2028?


High School Corner – NBNO Starts Friday *Updated Entries *Live Webcast June 16-18 *Schedule

International Action / Upcoming

FBK Games *Results: *Day 1 *Day 2

Sifan Hassan Runs 3:56.14 World Lead To Highlight FBK Games There was also a world lead in the men’s race as Bahrain’s Alsadik Mikhou ran 3:31.34 to beat world indoor 3,000m champion Yomif Kejelch while Thijmen Kupers won the 800 in 1:44.99. The steeples and 10,000s served as the Ethiopian Trials and saw 2012 Olympic silver medalist Sofia Assefa break her NR with 9:07.06 and Getnet Wale set a world U18 best at 9:12.28. World XC bronze medalist Abadi Hadis won the men’s 10,000 in 27:08.26 with Yenew Alamirew (27:19.86) 3rd in his debut.
*Day 1: World 10,000 Silver Medalist Gelete Burka Runs 30:40 To Win Over 10,000m World 5,000 silver medalist Senbere Teferi was a close 2nd (30:41.68) as former World 10,000 bronze medalist Belaynesh Oljira was 3rd (30:44.57).

Bolt’s Jamaican Farewell Is A Success

Screenshot 2017-06-10 at 23.59.02LRC Usain Bolt Runs 10.03 In His Final Race In Jamaica, Wayde van Niekerk Gets World Leader (19.84) As David Rudisha Gets Beaten Video of Bolt and van Niekerk. Christian Taylor, Allyson Felix, Mo Farah, Jenna Prandini and Ryan Whiting all got wins.

Portland Track Festival *Results

ncaa-20172017 NCAAs Friday Men’s Action *LRC Video Interviews

You'd think someone this good wouldn't shock himself. Pinch yourself, Grant, it's real.LRC 2017 NCAA Mid-D & Distance Recap: Three Big-Time Talents Win Their First NCAA Outdoor Titles – Grant Fisher, Josh Kerr And Emmanuel Korir Youth was served in the 800, 1,500 and 5,000 as three massive, young talents got the wins. In the 800, freshman Emmanuel Korir of UTEP lived up to the hype. In the 1,500, sophomore Josh Kerr of New Mexico was able to hold off a challenge from Ole Miss’s Craig Engels in the 1,500, and sophomore Grant Fisher of Stanford won his first NCAA title in a tactical 5,000. Fisher is the first American underclassman (freshman or sophomore) to win the 5,000 in 28 years. In the steeplechase, senior Edwin Kibichiy PRed to get the win.

757-grant-hollowayLRC Friday Rest Of Meet Recap: Florida Repeats As Christian Coleman (100/200), KeAndre Bates (LJ/TJ) & Filip Mihaljevic (Shot/Discus) Earn Double Victories Plus there was 19-year-old Grant Holloway, who won the 110 hurdles and split 43.88 on the relay.

 Outside Coverage 

Full Coverage, including previous days, on our 2017 NCAA Outdoor Event Page*LRC Video Interviews

Nick Symmonds Has Made It To USAs

Symmonds_NickA-World13LRC Good News, Nick Symmonds: You’re Already Qualified For USAs He’s qualified thanks to his 2013 silver medal. It would be great if he could end his career at Worlds, but USAs would be a fitting place for the 6-time US champ to run his last race.

2017 Rome DL *Results *TV & Streaming

Hassan-356LRC 2017 Rome Diamond League Recap: Sifan Hassan And Hellen Obiri Impress – Is Konstanze Klostherhalfen The Greatest Non-African-Born Talent Ever? Sifan Hassan blasted a 3:56 1,500m, Hellen Obiri ran a 14:18 to destroy Genzeba Dibaba in the 5,000m. Andre De Grasse (200), Aries Merritt (110H), and Dafne Schippers (100) got back to their winning ways. Donavan Brazier was 3rd in his DL debut, there was a good battle in the steeple, Ekaterini Stefanidi took world record attempts in the pole vault,  Lijiao Gong dominated the shot put, and Thomas Röhler threw 90 meters in the javelin. *Results

How Common Is Abortion In Women’s Track And Field?

richards-ross-abortionLRC Sanya Richards-Ross Explains Why She Went Public About Having An Abortion So She Could Pursue Gold At The 2008 Olympics Richards-Ross says  abortion in women’s track and field is very common. “I literally do not know another female track athlete who hasn’t had an abortion and that’s sad.”
*MB: Sanya Richards Ross: “I literally do not know another female track athlete who hasn’t had an abortion and that’s sad”
*MB: Sanya Richards-Ross reveals having an abortion right before the 2008 Olys

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