Week That Was

In our weekly recap, we catch up with Mike Smith and ask him about his team's loss a the Big Sky xc champs, wonder if a team can go from 8th at SECs to #1 at NCAAs, and rave about Yuki Kawauchi and Athing Mu.

A look at record runs past and future

Learn how Tuntivate managed to run 27:17 despite having a 5000 pb of just 13:57.

Chelimo and his teammates are racing in a special 5000 - the Firefly Recovery 5000 - at the Virginia Beach Sports Complex. The goal? Galen Rupp’s American Record of 13:01.26.

SEC Champs - Another Record For Athing Mu

The magical freshman season of the Texas A&M sensation hit a new high as the 18-year-old went from 2:01 to 1:58 in a single race.

Atlanta Half-Marathon

A year after making the US Olympic Marathon, team Seidel was back in Atlanta setting another PR. Abdisamed Abdi won the men's race in 63:59.

Non-Distance Action

The last time Lavillenie vaulted higher was when he set the former WR of 6.16m in 2014. He ended his evening with three failed attempts at a would-be world record of 6.20m. GB's Holly Bradshaw won the women's competition with 4.78m.

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Texas Qualifier

The event ended up being a bit of a misnomer as few qualifying times were earned as 11 days after 7 degree temps (-13.9 C) were in Austin, warm and humid conditions made fast times difficult in the long distance events. But Klosterhalfen and Wilson were impressive as was 5000 meter man Justyn Knight (3:36.62) who dropped down and spanked the milers in the 1500.

NCAA XC Conference Champs

NAU's Abdihamid Nur won the individual race in 23:55.6. The NAU women won handily behind Taryn O’Neill‘s individual win. *Results

Southern Utah Coach Eric Houle: "I didn't expect to win the dang thing, but we'll take it."

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Scroll down for video; Penn State's Domenic Perretta won the race in 1:50.90.

Six women ran under 4:32 with Oiselle's Angel Piccirillo second in 4:30.65. Washington State's Colton Johnsen won the men's 3000 in 7:53.18.

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    This Week's Podcast

    What a show. We recorded this right after Grant Holloway's WR. Our featured guest is Ben True who tells us how he just ran a 26+ second pb of 27:14 at age 35. Yes, the shoes helped but True reveals he's become rejuvenated by paying Dan Curts $20,000 a year to train with him. Plus is a marathon in True's future?

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    Holloway just finished the greatest indoor hurdling season ever in style - with a 7.29 world record. Perhaps more amazingly, he's never lost a 60-hurdle race in his life over 42" barriers as he extended his win streak to 41 in a row.

    One Year After The Trials - We Catch Up With The US Olympians

    Rupp talks about the adjustments he's made under coach Mike Smith, Tuliamuk wants to run now but is being told to wait two more weeks, plus updates from Molly Seidel and Jake Riley.

    MB: Galen Rupp isn't afraid to admit he's dreaming BIG, "I want to win [Olympic gold]. There’s no ifs, ands or buts about it."

    "The objective for this season for me is to be able to medal [in the Olympic marathon]....I’m trying to get myself into -- 2:20 or sub-2:20 shape going into Tokyo, and I think if I am in that kind of shape, my chances are pretty good at medaling."