LetsSprint.com –  1.1 Goes To Jamaica

LRCMeet Zharnel Hughes: Can The "Next Usain Bolt" Take Down Yohan Blake's 10.21 And Bolt's 20.26 "Champs" Records?

Is 18-year-old Zharnel Hughes of Anguilla the heir apparent to Usain Bolt? Steve Soprano went to the old school IAAF High Performance Training Center (HPTC) in Kingston, Jamaica that helped produced Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake to find out. *More On HPTC
*More On Hughes “My mother is here for ‘Champs,’ and I’m so happy with that, because I always run well in front of her.”

LRC1.1 Jamaica Day 2 Journal: I Have Clothes, Weird French Fries, "Hear Arnold!" And Crazy Prices

The adventures of world traveler Steve Soprano (aka 1.1) continue. The good news is 1.1's bags have arrived and he's rigged his hotel room to charge his computer,  but the bad news is he has no idea that gas is sold per liter, not per gallon, in Jamaica, or what hotel food prices are.

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2014 TCS NYC Marathon Lottery In The Books: 9,170 Of 77,087 Accepted

11.90% of people got accepted. Almost as hard as getting into an Ivy League school.

Earlier News From Jamaica

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Cross-Country Town, USA: LaVern Gibson Course Getting Big-Time Upgrades The people in Terre Haute certainly don’t rest on their laurels as drainage has been put in.

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 Distance News 

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2014 Texas Relays Have Begun *Results/Heats *All College Meets

Leo, Trey Hardee, Wariner – Many Big Names Are Competing

2014 “Champs” Have Started In Jamaica *Live Results *Live Stream *More Info

 And Sprints/Jumps World

33 Days And Counting

Track And Field Association Is Irate USATF Keeps Blowing Them Off About ABQ DQs “It is unacceptable for the collective voice of the athletes to be disrespected and dismissed.” We agree. USATF’s FIRST priority should be to insure the integrity of competition.

*MB: USATF Responds to DQ: “Public suggestions to the contrary, the topics related to Albuquerque are not quick fixes.”
Andrew Bumbalough’s Agent Tom Ratcliffe Still Hasn’t Received A Response From USATF  “It’s very frustrating. I haven’t let it drop. I’m not going to let it drop.” In case you missed it, here is what happened initially with Bumbalough: The Inside Story Of The Andrew Bumbalough DQ.