2017 Shanghai DL Is Saturday *Schedule, Entries, Results *TV & Streaming Information  (7-9am ET)

MB: Official 2017 Shanghai Diamond League Live Discussion Thread

PHOTO: David Rudisha after running a 500m world best of 57.69 at the Great North CityGames in Gateshead, England (photo by David Monti for Race Results Weekly)LRC Are You Ready For Some Saturday Morning Track And Field? 2017 Shanghai Diamond League Preview: Olympic Champs David Rudisha & Faith Kipyegon Open Their 2017 Seasons, Plus Jebet-Kiyeng Round II In The Steeple On Saturday morning, it will be time to turn off the cartoons and tell the kiddos they’ll be watching track as the Shanghai DL starts at 7 am ET. Americans Katie Mackey, Cas Loxsom, Stephanie Garcia and more will be racing.

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Nike Sub-2 Marathon Distance Attempt *Race Replay

IMG_7729LRC Breaking2 Falls Short, But Eliud Kipchoge Runs An Astonishing 2:00:25 It won’t go in any record books, but Kipchoge showed once again he is the greatest marathoner of all time. We try to break down his remarkable run.
*Miss The Show? Watch The Replay Here

*Form Analysis: What Could Nike Scientists Do To Better Manage Fatigue The Next Time Around?
*Pat Butcher: “So, Superman is not a big, chisel-jawed white Jewish guy from New York, after all. He is a weedy little black guy from 3,000 metres up in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya.”
*RW: Processing The Aftermath Of The Sub-2:00 Attempt An interesting note is that Kipchoge unexpectedly used the new Swedish sports drink used by Kenenisa Bekele and the rival Sub2Hr project.
*IAAF: Eliud Kipchoge A “Happy Man” “I hope next time people believe it is possible.”
*NY Times:
Eliud Kipchoge Runs World’s Fastest Marathon, In Nike’s Special Shoes
*WSJ: Nike Marathon Stunt Fails To Break Two-Hour Barrier

TrackTown The Movie Is Now Out In Theaters In The US

tracktown-movie-pappasAlexi Pappas’ Film TrackTown Opens Today (May 12) In Boston, Chicago, Columbus, Corvallis, Eugene, Portland, San Fan, Seattle, LA And NYC If you don’t live there, you can also watch it on itunes. If you thought it came out last June (like we did), that was just the premiere.

Upcoming Action: Ritz Is Back On The Road This Saturday

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Chris Derrick (tall guy in center) and Andrew Bumbalough 2:00:25 Breaking2LRC Pacing2: Chris Derrick & Andrew Bumbalough Tell What It Was Like To Pace Eliud Kipchoge To 2:00:25 Derrick and Bumbalough talk about not only the details of the attempt but also their tremendous respect for Kipchoge.

NIke PR Photo Breaking2 2:00:25LRC Nike Or Its PR Firm Altered The Time On The Clock In Eliud Kipchoge Breaking2 Finish Line Photo The best marketers in the world wanted everything to look perfect, so they just added 2 seconds to the finish line clock photo they sent out, which was off.

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