Week That Was

Miles at World Youth Olympics

LRC Usain Bolt And Mo Farah Call It A Season, The Origins Of The Hand Clap, An NFL Star Moves To The Triple Jump, Meet Myles Marshall: The US 800 Star Whose Parents Ran 1:43.92 And 2:00.81  It was a big week on the track with Jenny Simpson winning the 1,500 in Stockholm, so we talk about everything else that happened outside of Stockholm and Birmingham.

 Efraimson Goes Pro 

Alexa Efraimson Goes Pro With Nike The US HS star will stay with her coach Mike Hickey and still go to college.
*DyeStat Video Interview

Doping Updates

 Bolt's Done 

Bummer: Usain Bolt Pulls Out Of Zurich DL Meet And Decides To End Season Early Glen Mills says that he wants him to end the season while he’s unbeaten healthy and injury free.

Saturday Results: Another WR For Usain Bolt

2014 DN Galan *Full Results *LRC Stockholm Photo Gallery Updated 180+

W1,500: LRC Jenny Simpson Pulls Away Over Final 50 Meters For Her Second Career Diamond League Victory Indoor WR holder Genzebe Dibaba took this one out very quickly but was caught on the final lap.
*MBWow: What a 1500!!!! Jenny Simpson wins it in Stockholm!!!

M5,000: LRC Galen Rupp Goes For It, Fades To 13:05 As Muktar Edris Arrives With World-Leading 12:54.83 In addition to Edris’ win, Ndiku broke 13:00 for the first time but most of the men in this one were reminded that a 5k is 5,000 meters, not 2,500.
RUPP GOES FOR IT – Comes up short over last 500 – 13:05.

2014 NCAA Cross-Country – LetsRun.com’s Top 10 Countdown

iowastateLRC 2014 Women’s XC Preview: #10 Iowa State & #9 Colorado Both Colorado and Iowa State have been consistent top-15 programs for several years. Both teams lost their top 2 from last year’s meet, but still have a chance of being top 10 in 2014. Well tell you how.
Men’s Countdown: *#Stanford & #1 Colorado 
*#4 Oregon & #3 Northern Arizona
#6 Portland & #5 Oklahoma State
*#8 Wisconsin & #7 Indiana
*#10 Villanova & #9 Iona

Pro Distance News

Youth Olympic Games Are In The Books *Results

2014 Birmingham GP *Full Results *TV / Streaming *MB: Official Discussion Thread

LRC Men’s 600: David Rudisha Goes For World Record, Settles For Dominant Victory Rudisha and American Cas Loxsom went for it on Sunday. Neither got what they wanted but Rudisha ended up with a big victory over the Euro champ.

steepleMen’s Steeple: LRC Jairus Birech Crawls Over Final Steeple Barrier To Win Diamond League Steeple Birech has been so dominant this year that today he could totally butcher the last barrier, crawl over it and still win by a ton. updated with video

MMile: LRC Asbel Kiprop Makes Statement With Convincing Win In Emsley Carr Mile Has Kiprop secretly been the best miler in the world this summer? How did Leo and Centro do? updated with video

w800: LRC Lynsey Sharp Earns First Diamond League Victory Of Her Career As Ajee Wilson Struggles American Brenda Martinez started to like the Brenda of 2013. With video.

MB: Official Birmingham Discussion Thread: Rudisha Goes For The WR In 600

Doping Updates

More Stockholm

The Rest Of The Meet: LRC Full Stockholm Recap: Adam Kszczot Grabs Big Win In 800; Hiwot Ayalew Keeps On Winning In Women’s Steeple Kszczot followed up his victory at Europeans by taking down Nijel Amos in the 800 in a negative-split 1:45 while Emma Coburn was just third in the steeple in 9:20. Allyson Felix and Queen Harrison got wins in the sprints while Nesta Carter won the 100 in 9.96. In the field events, Reese Hoffa won to extend his lead in the DL standings while France’s Renaud Lavillenie‘s 20-meet win streak is history after he failed to clear a height on a poor night for jumping. Plus a B-heat victory for Leo Manzano.
*M800: MB:
Adam Kszczot crushes Nijel Amos in 800 -Is this white guy the world’s best?
*MB: Official 2014 Stockholm DL Discussion Thread

*LRC Stockholm Photo Gallery


 Sprints And Throws 

Distance: Aregawi In Trouble; Ritz Is Back

 Youth Games 

 Other Pro News