Yared Nuguse broke the NCAA 1500m record and got the crucial Tokyo Olympic qualifying mark in his heat at the ACC championships. *Discuss

Sound Running Meet Starts Friday

The distance races at this weekend's Track Meet in LA are stacked and can be viewed for just $5.99 and Jonathan Gault has questions about Lopez LomongMatthew CentrowitzConner MantzSifan Hassan, and Sinclaire Johnson will fare.

Thursday: Dina Asher-Smith runs first 200 since winning 2019 world title, wins in 22.56

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Osako's whole family is in town. “I brought my family a few weeks ago,” Osako said. “My brother loves Sedona and the Grand Canyon. It’s good for training and for the family.”

This Week's Pod

Listen to the team tell you what you need to know about the running world. This week our featured guest is Alicia Monson whom Ritz thinks may be "the next great American female distance runner."

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We've compared the 2021 and 2019 NCAA times and the distance times are faster in 2021, while the sprint times are not, showing the super spike impact is real.

*MB: The NCAA data is in - The super spike effect is real

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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.