LRC Running Warehouse Prediction Contest Favorites For Day 1: Boris Berian And Ajee Wilson Are The Favorites In The 800; Allyson Felix Is The Underdog To Courtney Okolo In The 400

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July 1, 2016

The 2016 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials start today in Eugene, Oregon and there still is time to enter the $200,016 Running Warehouse Prediction Contest.

Below we have the LRC fan favorites from the contest for the events that start today: men’s and women’s 400, men’s and women’s 800,   men’s 10k final, men’s shot put and women’s high jump.

Men’s 400m: LaShawn Merritt the Heavy, Heavy Favorite

Merritt got beat last year, but people don’t think it will happen again.

Who will win the
Men’s 400m?
LaShawn Merritt94.5%
David Verburg3.6%
Arman Hall1.4%
Vernon Norwood0.1%
Kyle Clemons0.1%
Gil Roberts0.1%

Women’s 400m: Allyson Who? Courtney Okolo is the favorite

Allyson Felix is going for the Olympic 200-400 double but LRC nation doesn’t think she’ll win the Trials as they are picking Courtney Okolo, formerly of the University of Texas.

Who will win the
Women’s 400m?
Courtney Okolo53.6%
Allyson Felix44%
Quanera Hayes1.1%
Francena McCorory0.6%
Natasha Hastings0.2%
Phyllis Francis0.2%
Sanya Richards-Ross0.2%

Men’s 800m: Boris Berian the Heavy, Heavy Favorite

LRC nation backs World Indoor champ Boris Berian by a two-to-one margin over NCAA freshman star Donavan Brazier.

Who will win the
Men’s 800m?
Boris Berian61.7%
Donavan Brazier29.7%
Duane Solomon Jr2.4%
Clayton Murphy2.2%
Nicholas Symmonds1.6%
Erik Sowinski1.6%
Casimir Loxsom0.4%
Brandon Johnson0.1%
Shaquille Walker0.1%

Women’s 800m: Ajee Wilson the Heavy Favorite

Who will win the
Women’s 800m?
Ajee’ Wilson65.6%
Alysia Montano15%
Brenda Martinez14.5%
Molly Ludlow3%
Kate Grace0.8%
Chanelle Price0.5%
Raevyn Rogers0.5%
Laura Roesler0.1%

Men’s 10,000m:  Rupp the Heavy, Heavy Favorite

Who will win the
Men’s 10,000m?
Galen Rupp89.8%
Hassan Mead5.8%
Benjamin True2.6%
Bernard Lagat1.2%
Eric Jenkins0.2%
Juan Diego Estrada Constantino0.1%
Shadrack Kipchirchir0.1%

Women’s High Jump: High Schooler Vashti Cunningham the Heavy Favorite

Who will win the
Women’s High Jump?
Vashti Cunningham70.1%
Chaunte Lowe28.4%
Elizabeth Patterson0.6%
Rachel McCoy0.5%
Amy Acuff0.4%
Inika Mcpherson0.1%

Men’s Shot: Joe Kovacs for the Win

Who will win the
Men’s Shot Put?
Joseph Kovacs94.4%
Ryan Crouser3.5%
Kurt Roberts0.8%
Ryan Whiting0.8%
Reese Hoffa0.3%
Garrett Appier0.1%
Darrell Hill0.1%
Adam Nelson0.1%
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Still Time to Enter:  LRC $200,016 LRC Running Warehouse Trials Prediction Contest Is Here!