Meet The Guy Who Outkicked Justyn Knight At NCAAs

Andy Trouard Wins NCAA 3000m (photo via Bert Richardson)LRC How Andy Trouard Went From Northern Arizona’s #4 Man In Cross-Country To A National Champion On The Track A couple of years ago, the odds were pretty high that Andy Trouard wouldn’t even be a runner right now – he was planning on becoming a triathlete. Now he’s the NCAA 3,000-meter champion. Here’s how it happened.
*MB: NCAA Champ Andy Trouard sticks out tongue on last turn of 3k and nearly falls

Bonus Material: Podcast With NAU Coach Mike Smith: The Rise Of Andy Trouard And Why You Should Embrace The Hurt In A 5K

Distance News

Week That Was

David-Ribich-way-backLRC WTW: Proof That US Women Benefit From African Sexism, Insight On DQs At Worlds, Runner Triathletes, NCAA Mid-D Performance Of Week Was From “Baby Nats” It’s been an incredible last two weeks and we try to make sense of it all, whether it’s 2018 NCAAs, 2018 World Indoors or the end of Rod Dixon‘s near 45-year-old Kiwi Marathon record.

Distance News

Olympic / Paralympic News

The World Half Champs Are Next Saturday

Sunday Action

NYC Half Is Sunday *Watch if Live on Watch ESPN at 7:18 am ET *Tracking / Results

MB: Official 2018 United Airlines NYC Half Live Discussion Thread – Race is at 7:18 am ET on Sunday on ESPN3

More NYC Action: Malcolm Richards (2:19:01) and Lindsey Scherf (2:40:55) Break Indoor Marathon World Records Chris Zablocki, who had the men’s record, only managed a 2:29:13.
*MB: New indoor marathon world records set – 2:19:01 and 2:40:55 

Sprint Stuff

Random But Interesting

Post-NCAA Champs Updates

Bucket List Alert: This Might Be Your Last Chance To See A Meet At “Historic” Hayward Field

The Oregonian: Ducks Get Ready For Final Season At Current Hayward Field There will be just two regular season meets, then NCAAs and with specific construction plans unknown, that could be it for the current version of Hayward Field.

Mid-D / XC

News From South Africa


More Sunday Road Action

Marathon On The Track

Assorted Other News

He Already Was The XC Coach Of The Year …

Free Portland Shirts Thanks to Coach ConnergaultLRC Portland Coach Rob Conner Sends Free T-Shirts To His Supporters On LetsRun.com Coach Conner looked up the guys who backed the Pilots in the Running Warehouse Prediction Contest and sent them free T-shirts. Pretty cool.