MT SAC GOLDEN GAMES

In the 200, Noah Lyles survived a scare to beat Kenny Bednarek, 19.90 to 19.94, while Rai Benjamin ripped a 47.13 in the 400 hurdles. There were big wins for Ollie Hoare (1500) and Bryce Hoppel (800) as well.

Jager was a pre-planned DNF at 2k, while Huddle only managed 15:23 in a women’s 5,000 that was won in thrilling fashion by Canada’s Julie-Anne Staehli in a 22-sec pb of 15:02.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf ran a credible 10.37 but finished last in the second heat of the men's 100 meters at the 2021 USATF Golden Games at Mt. SAC on Sunday, failing to advance to the final later this afternoon.

MB: DK METCALF 10.37 - Rojo nailed it

International Distance Action

It was the fastest debut ever and #5 all-time. Kenya's world bronze medallist Rhonex Kipruto won the men's race in 27:11.01.
*MB: Gudaf Tsegay 29:39 (#5 all-time) in 10,000 debut in Portugal

Orgon Twlight

Yared Nuguse made a statement on Friday night: he’s back. Cole Hocker showed he's human.

Register Guard Recap: Former Duck Devon Allen Returns To Hayward Field With A 13.40 Win In The 110H Adams State senior Eilish Flanagan broke the DII steeple record with 9:40.68 while BYU's Garrett Marsin won the men's race in 8:34.40.

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Ritz says Alicia Monson “could be someone like Shalane and Deena” and Olli Hoare has a skillset “unique to five or ten other people in the world.” The OAC is a new team, with a new coach, and some big goals. 

Olympic Related News
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The Gender Debate Has Been Going On A Lot Longer Than You May Realize

The Western press apparently referred to her and her sister, who also won Olympic gold, as the "Press Brothers". Both retired when sex testing was implemented.

Countdown to the Trials

Athing Mu is certainly one of the athletes better-positioned to make the Olympic team in 2021 than she would have been in 2020. The opposite is true for Jenny Simpson. We run through some of the other athletes whose stock has risen -- or declined.

We give you a refresher on how one qualifies for the Olympics this year where a bigger emphasis has been put on world ranking. Want to know who is on track to make the US Trials? Check out the TrackTimes.run website.

Us News

We haven't heard of a windfall like this for a runner since Chris Lukezic.

Some Interesting Reads from Overseas

The 2021 Diamond League Kicks Off This Month In Doha

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