US Road: TD Beach To Beacon 10K: Results *Photos; Liberty Mile: *Results

Liberty Mile *Results
Jordan McNamara Edges Leo Manzano By .01, Gabriele Grunewald Wins McNamara runs 4:03 to beat Leo Manzano by less than a second with Trevor Dunbar 3rd. Gabriele Grunewald wins the women’s race in 4:32 over Heather Kampf and Sarah Brown (both 4:33).

Previous CG News: Rudisha Dethroned

The fans in Glasgow knew this was going to be a good one

LRC Nijel Amos Dethrones King David In CW Games 800m Final Nijel Amos was 5 meters behind David Rudisha, with no momentum with less than 100m to go, and he blew him away.
*Guardian: David Rudisha stays humble after Nijel Amos storms to 800m gold Amos: “I panicked a little bit in the last 100m because I checked the screen and I thought: ‘Shit, I’m in a box.’ … I was lucky because my training partner Andre, someone who really cares about me, let me out.”
MB: Down goes Rudisha: Nijel Amos kicks past Rudisha to win Commonwealth Gold in 1:45.18
*Pre-Race MB: Brandon McBride’s big hit!

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Previous Commonwealth Games News

Commonwealth Games *Full Schedule And Results *TV And Streaming Info *5k Photos

Amantle Montsho Tests Positive For Stimulant Banned In Competition Discuss. The stimulant the former world 400 champ tested positive for was methylhexaneamine. BBC Article here.

3abreastLRC What A Finish: Cam Levins Just Misses Commonwealth Games 10k Gold As Moses Kipsiro Repeats Cam Levins ran like a champion but had to settle for bronze in a blanket three-way finish in Glasgow.
*Race Video With Great Three-Way Finish

*On The Boards: Levins Great Run in Glasgow

IAAF Full Friday Report: Eunice Sum Takes Gold In The Women’s 800 As Kenya Sweeps The Men’s Steeple Sum won in 2:00.31 as Jonathan Ndiku won in 8:10. Ronald Kwemoi and Nick Willis had each won their 1,500 heats (3:39 and 3:40).

US Road News: Meb Will Do NYC

Not Good: Rio Doping Lab Returned Three Soccer False Positives The tests were before the lab had it’s accreditation revoked, but won’t help them in the process of getting re-accredited.

Track Talk Live Is Back!!!

Podcast: LRC A Conversation With Nick Willis – Recorded Live On Thursday The Olympic silver medalist took a break from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland to talk about training for the 5k, whom he views as the best 1,500 runner on the planet, the difference between attitude and ability, the war on doping and how special it was to run 3:29 for 1,500. Are you a Willis fan? Be sure to get to the Michigan Track Classic on Aug 10th in Saline, MI.

Week That Was

LRCMary Cain Wins, Mo Farah Doesn't, The Gabe Jennings Of The Marathon Retires, And The Kenyan Men @ World Juniors

We give you the lowdown on the track and field world during the last week.

More World Junior News

US News: RIP Torrin Lawrence

The Russians Get Busted Again

MB: Wow: IAAF Bans Ekaterina Kostetskaya – Steve Hooker’s Wife And 1:56 Russian Who Went To HS In Arkansas – For Doping Yes, it’s true. Even good looking people dope.
*Yet Another Russian Racewalker Is Banned For Doping This time it’s European champ Stanislav Emelyanov.

Previous Commonwealth Games News

LRC Video Of Tuesday’s Track Finals At Commonwealth Games: videos fixed A tremendous finish in the women’s 10,000m, plus the women’s 1,500m, men’s 110m hurdles, and women’s 400m.

LRC Women’s 1,500: Faith Kipyegon Claims Gold As Hellen Obiri Struggles, Weightman Nabs Silver, van Buskirk Bronze Obiri looked like the best 1,500 runner on the planet earlier this year but Glasgow has not been kind to her – she was 8th in the DL meet there on July 11 and was just sixth in today’s Commonwealth Games final. England’s Laura Weightman took silver while former Duke runner Kate van Buskirk claimed the bronze for Canada.

The Men’s 800 Is Special!! LRC Commonwealth Games Men’s 800 Preview: David Rudisha Vs. Nijel Amos In A Championship Race Set your DVR for 2:50 pm ET Thursday.
*Rudisha: “I just want Kenyans to pray for me and promise not to disappoint them as I do my best and leave the rest to God.”

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