NCAA Studs

Screenshot 2017-05-15 at 14.00.03LRC Top 10 Greatest Performers from NCAA Conference Weekend: Christian Coleman, Fred Kerley, Deajah Stevens, Grant Fisher, Dani Jones and More Shine Just another ho-hum NCAA weekend with a 9.97/19.98 double, 44.09 in the 400m, 11.05/22.09 double, 51.8 second lap in a 1500m. Plus there was some great distance action. From Grant Fisher‘s domination of the Pac 12 1500 to the arrival of Texas A&M’s true freshman Devin Dixon as an NCAA star (1:45 win at SECs), we’ve got the top performances from last week covered.  

On The Roads

NCAA Conference Week *All NCAA Results

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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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

2017 Shanghai DL *Full Results *TV & Streaming

lyles-shanghai-post-raceLRC 19-Year-Old Noah Lyles Arrives As A Star By Winning His Diamond League Debut In 19.90! Lyles is officially the REAL DEAL as he became just the fourth human to break 20.00 before turning 20.
*Full Results

thumbnail onlyLRC Shanghai Recap: David Rudisha Trounced As The Sprinters And Jumpers Steal The Show updated with video David Rudisha was trounced by 19-year-old Kipyegon Bett but the other favorites in the mid-d and distance races delivered as Olympic champs Faith Kipyegon and Ruth Jebet were dominant. Luvo Manyonga put on a show in the long jump and so did Elaine Thompson in the women’s 100m.

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More On Breaking2

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.

A Lot More On WR Rewrite Proposal