The country girl who never liked the spotlight that came with being a star was a 4-time World XC runner-up who found her home in the marathon where she was the best in the world in 1997-1998 but injuries prevented her from Olympic glory. This nearly 6,000 word piece is much more than about just running - it's about life.
She's only .13 off the record.
That's #9 all-time in the NCAA.
The article by the Backstraight Boys includes great race videos.
Duplantis says he is "old school" and refrains from using technology too much.
Coach Kebba Tolbert has done a masterful job. Read all about it in this 3,500+ word piece by Johanna Gretschel.
And she's a mom to boot.
The family is suing the race for $933,00.
LaCaze: “I would say we are the complete opposite (personalities). “When I met Ryan, ‘I thought how the hell is this going to work?’.
Huddle talks about going back and forth between track and road, training for Boston and hopes for 2020.
“If you’ve ever just seen him run across the pasture, he just does it so easy and effortlessly,” Ike Green said. “You ever notice how when Usain Bolt gets in front, he just starts grinning? Any time you watch him race, as soon as he’s in front, he gets a smile. The horse did everything so easy, I think it was kind of the same deal.”
North Carolina was only another 8 points back in 3rd.
They scored 91 points to North Carolina's 69 and Duke's 43.