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Meet Jordan McNamara

LRC Profile The Long Road: Jordan McNamara’s Injury-Filled Path To Success A big fan of the sport since HS when he had pictures of Webb, Lagat and Goucher on his wall, Jordan McNamara is so determined to rise to the top that 14 stress fractures haven’t been able to stop him from becoming one of America’s best milers. Plus insight on OTC members Ben Blankenship, Pat Casey, Hassan Mead, Ciaran O’Lionaird and Andrew Wheating.
*Jordan McNamara, Will Leer, Ben True, David Torrence And Garrett Heath Lead Deep Field For Falmouth Mile This Weekend

Distance News Of Note

2014 African Champs *Schedule (PDF) *Results *Post-Race Interviews By AthleticsAfrica *Meet Website

 What's Going To Happen To NCAA Sports? 

 African Champs Day 4 

 Previous African Champs News 

M800: LRC Poland’s Adam Kszczot Destroys Men’s 800 Field Over Final 150m To Take Gold, World #2 Pierre-Ambroise Bosse Stunningly Finishes Last There is a reason why they run the race. Two youngsters, a 20-year-old Pole and 21-year-old Irishman, got silver and bronze.
*MB: Bosse goes home DEVASTATED! 2014 world #2 (1:42.53) finishest last in European 800 final
English Happy With Bronze For Ireland: “It’s nice not to be known as a time triallist anymore, that I can actually medal!”

W1,500: LRC Sifan Hassan Outkicks Abeba Aregawi To Win 1,500 Next up for Hassan and Aregawi. A race with Jenny Simpson. Will the AR fall?
*MB: Sifan Hissan takes down Abeba Aregawi for 2014 European 1500 title, Laura Weigthman gets bronze.
*Steve Cram Told Laura Weightman To Chill Until 600m Remained

M1,500/WSteeple Prelims: RRW Henrik Ingebrigtsen And Chris O’Hare Win Two 1,500 Heats At Europeans To Advance To Final Women’s steeple heats also are done – 10:00 got you into the final.
*Chris O’Hare: “I’ve got a healthy shot of the silver or bronze medal.”

Mekhissi-Benabbad Aftermath

Post-African Champs

 Doping News 

Random To Extremely Random

Thursday at Europeans

LRC Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad Does It Again – Wins Steeple, Loses Singlet And Respect And Is DQed The man who threw punches in Monaco in 2011 and shoved a 14-year-old girl mascot in 2012 may have topped himself today in terms of bizarre behavior.
*MB: Mekhissi-Benabbad is an idiot

 Thursday's Euro Champs News 


LRC Mo Can Still Kick: Wins 10,000m Gold At Europeans The last kilometer was slower than usual, but in the end, it was vintage Mo Farah with a 54.4 final lap. Recap, analysis and video of final lap. *Discuss Mo’s Win Here
*RRW: Farah Dominant In European Champs
*Telegraph: Farah Back To Brilliant Best