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Saturday 1-3pm Eastern on USATF+

Double Olympic champ Elaine Thompson-Herah, world record holder Keni Harrison, and Sha'Carri Richardson will also be in action. 

VIP SC: Preview Podcast of Florida Meet: Jonathan Gives His Predictions for Matthew Centrowitz In our weekly VIP Friday 15 bonus podcast, Jonathan Gault is put on the spot and is forced to make predictions for Ajee Wilson, Robby Andrews and Matthew Centrowitz. Along the way, we break news and tell you what Elle Purrier is doing at the Olympic Trials and wonder if Charlotte Purdue was royally screwed by the British selectors.

Snub of the Olympiad?

“It just baffles me how they have reached this decision. I am concerned that I’ve not been selected because of Mickey Mouse evidence — false information that is not based on fact.”

Charlotte Purdue expressing her dismay about being left off the British Olympic marathon team despite running faster than Steph Twell (2:25:38 vs 2:26:40), being younger than Twell (29 vs 31) and having beaten Twell head to head in their last 5 races. She says her snub was based off of false information as meeting notes indicate the selectors were told she was only running 30 minutes a day which was false.

Distance News

Led by the #1 entrant Eliud Kipchoge.

In Case The Trials Are Cancelled - We Tell You Who Should Make The US Olympic Team
Who will be making the Olympic team this year like these guys did in 2008?

With 11 weeks to go until the US Olympic Trials, LRC co-founders Robert and Weldon Johnson and LRC staff writer Jonathan Gault make their picks for who will represent Team USA in Tokyo in every distance event.
*MB: U.S.A. Olympic Team Picks 800 to10,000 -- who ya got?

The Latest Distance News
Hope We Can Catch Them Beforehand Next Time
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Help Grow The Sport

Willie Banks as an athlete did his part to promote the sport by jumping far and entertaining (he invented the rhythmic clap). Now he's an administrator and wants your input to try and grow the sport we all love. Fill out a quick online survey to help him out.

COVID News / Debate
US Women's Distance Updates

Flanagan and her husband became parents via adoption last year. She talks about that process, being a new mom and making the transition from athlete to coach at BTC.
*MB: Multiple Bowerman Bros to Run Steeplechase

Interesting GB Distance Reads

Giles: "Everyone else pings out 60-plus miles a week, but I ping out 15-20, yet I can still compete with the best."

International Distance News

He estimates the mileage comes up to about 23 miles in a day