MB: Official 2015 World Championships Marathon Discussion
Friday Night (7:35pm ET): LRC Worlds Start With A Bang – A Clash Of The Titans In The Marathon Prime Time Friday Night In USA The 2015 World Championships start with a bang as world beater Wilson Kipsang, WR holder Dennis Kimetto and Olympic/World champ Stephen Kiprotich lead a field that includes six 2:05 or faster runners and 24 men with sub-2:10 PRs. The race should be LIVE on Universal Sports in the USA (7:30pm Eastern).
Friday 10:25pm ET – MSteeple Heats – (Final Is Monday Morning At 9:15am ET) LRC Can Evan Jager Do The Unthinkable And Win Gold?: Worlds Men’s Steeplechase Preview It’s Jager vs. the Kenyans in the USA-Kenyan dual meet as Kenya and the USA have the top 7 entrants.
Friday 11:15pm ET – W1,500 Heats – LRC 2015 Worlds Women’s 1,500 Preview – “On paper, this isn’t a race; it’s a coronation.” – Can Americans Jenny Simpson And Shannon Rowbury Somehow Take Down Genzebe Dibaba? What a race. This race has it all. The returning champ. The European champ who has run 3:56.05. Two historically fast Americans. And, oh yeah, the world record holder. We break it down for you in 3,300 words. This preview is so good we feel guilty not charging you for it. *Discuss
*LRC The Lauren Johnson Story: From Over 2:20 For 800 In HS To The U.S. World Championships Team At 1,500
Friday 11:50pm ET – M800 Heats – LRC Men’s 800 Preview: A Terrific Showdown Between The Big Three Of Mo Aman, Nijel Amos & David Rudisha The last time David Rudisha, Nijel Amos and Mo Aman raced at a global championships, King David mesmerized the world with a 1:40.91 WR. Track fans have had to wait 3 years for the rematch. Which of the Big 3 will win? Or could it be upstart Amel Tuka?
Saturday Morning 8:50am ET – LRC 2015 Worlds Men’s 10,000 Preview: Can Geoffrey Kamworor (Or Anyone) Stop Mo Farah? Can Galen Rupp Medal? This year, in the span of 118 days, Mo Farah ran 59:32 for 13.1 and 3:28 for 1,500. How does that combination of strength and speed possibly lose? World XC champ Geoffrey Kamworor hopes he has the answer – be in shape to run 27:11 for 10,000 at 5,500 feet of altitude. *Discuss
Monday Morning 8:35am ET: LRC 2015 Worlds Women’s 10,000 Preview: Can Anyone Stop Vivian Cheruiyot From Returning To The Winner’s Circle And Winning A 4th Track Gold? Will Molly Huddle Medal? An American man has never medaled in the 10,000 at Worlds but Molly Huddle has a real shot at joining Kara Goucher and Shalane Flanagan as a global medalist. Vivian Cheruiyot is back from maternity leave and seems like a near lock for gold given Tirunesh Dibaba‘s absence.
LetsRun Previews: *M800 *W800 *M1,500 *W1,500 *MSteeple *WSteeple *M5,000 (Coming) *W5,000 (Coming) *M10k *W10k *MMarathon *WMarathon (Coming)
IAAF: Event-By-Event Previews
*Men: *100 *200 *400 *110H *400H *HJ *PV *LJ *TJ *SP *Discus *Javelin *Hammer *Decathlon
*Women: *100 *200 *400 *100H *400H *HJ *PV *LJ *TJ *SP *Discus *Javelin *Hammer *Heptathlon