LRC Full Results: Kiplagat Over Makhloufi And Souleiman In 1,500, Eunice Sum 1:56, SAFP 10.74, Powell 9.81, Van Niekerk 43.96, Dibaba 14:15, Valerie Adams Loses
EVAN MF Jager!! LRC In A Brave, Brave Run, Evan Jager Nearly Crushes The World’s Best In Men’s Steeple, Settles For 8:00.43 American Record Jager took it to the world’s best. He had destroyed the world’s best in the steeple and was just meters away from a truly shocking 7:56-7 win. Then down he went. He still got up and moved to #13 at 8:00.43.
*MB: Evan Jager is F*cking Brave Beautiful Man
*MB: JAGER FALLS ON LAST JUMP ON PACE FOR 7:55
*MB: Evan JAGER on pace for 7:55 steeple before fall. Would CLEARLY beat Galen RUPP at 5000 if they raced – YES OR NO
MB: Official 2015 Paris DL Live Discussion Thread – Will Jager become first non-Kenyan born to break 8:00? Will W5k WR fall?
LRC Paris Preview: Team USA’s Steeplers Take On The World’s Best; Makhloufi, Kiplagat And Souleiman To Battle At 1,500 The meet should be great. Fresh off a great run at the U.S. Champs, Evan Jager, Donn Cabral and Dan Huling face a stacked steeple field led by ’14 world #1 Jairus Birech and world/Olympic champ Ezekiel Kemboi. Taoufik Makhloufi, who ran 2:13.08 for 1,000 on Wednesday, takes on stalwarts Ayanleh Souleiman and Silas Kiplagat.
*IAAF Paris Preview
World Record Attempt LRC Paris 5k Preview: Almaz Ayana & Genzebe Dibaba Will Battle For The Win – And The World Record?
*Faith Kipyegon Says Don’t Count Her Out In Paris 5,000 More troubling for Jenny Simpson is the fact that she’s using the 5,000 for endurance as she battles back from injury before switching her attention to the 1,500. “As you know I have just recovered from an injury hence I can’t just go into the 1,500m straight.”
*Ayana: “I’m ready for the world record.”
*Almaz Ayana Talks About How She Went From A Steepler To World Class 5,000 Runner She says a switch to the coaching of her husband, a 3:34 guy, has helped a lot.
LRC Podcast Post-USAs / Pre-Paris Edition Of Track Talk Live In the 75 minute show, we looked back at USAs, talked doping and looked ahead to Paris and said why Jenny Simpson should be paying close attention to the 5,000.
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