NYC Half  *Watch Replay on ESPN3 *Pro Results

true-wins-nyc-halfLRC Final Ben True Outkicks Dathan Ritzenhein To Win 2018 NYC Half in His Half Marathon Debut, Buze Diriba Edges Emily Sisson For Women’s Title Ritz may have not got the win but he was happy with the result, “This was a great simulator for Boston for me. This was a perfect, perfect pre-race for that.”
*MB: Official 2018 United Airlines NYC Half Live Discussion Thread


More NYC Action: Malcolm Richards (2:19:01) And Lindsey Scherf (2:40:55) Break Indoor Marathon World Records Chris Zablocki, who had the men’s record, only managed a 2:29:13.
*MB: New indoor marathon world records set – 2:19:01 and 2:40:55 

Meet The Guy Who Outkicked Justyn Knight At NCAAs

Andy Trouard Wins NCAA 3000m (photo via Bert Richardson)LRC How Andy Trouard Went From Northern Arizona’s #4 Man In Cross-Country To A National Champion On The Track A couple of years ago, the odds were pretty high that Andy Trouard wouldn’t even be a runner right now – he was planning on becoming a triathlete. Now he’s the NCAA 3,000-meter champion. Here’s how it happened.
*MB: NCAA Champ Andy Trouard sticks out tongue on last turn of 3k and nearly falls

Bonus Material: Podcast With NAU Coach Mike Smith: The Rise Of Andy Trouard And Why You Should Embrace The Hurt In A 5K

More Sunday Road Action

Marathon On The Track

Mid-Week Results

Assorted Other News

He Already Was The XC Coach Of The Year …

Free Portland Shirts Thanks to Coach ConnergaultLRC Portland Coach Rob Conner Sends Free T-Shirts To His Supporters On Coach Conner looked up the guys who backed the Pilots in the Running Warehouse Prediction Contest and sent them free T-shirts. Pretty cool.

We prefer the US libel laws

Farah_MobotM-WC17LRC Exclusive Mo Farah Sued British Journalist Ben Bloom For Defamation; Parties Agreed to Five-Figure Settlement British journalists better be careful what they write about Mo Farah. Farah sued journalist Ben Bloom for a tweet he wrote in 2017 criticizing Farah for not talking to the media before the 2017 IAAF World Championships.

Distance News

Week That Was

David-Ribich-way-backLRC WTW: Proof That US Women Benefit From African Sexism, Insight On DQs At Worlds, Runner Triathletes, NCAA Mid-D Performance Of Week Was From “Baby Nats” It’s been an incredible last two weeks and we try to make sense of it all, whether it’s 2018 NCAAs, 2018 World Indoors or the end of Rod Dixon‘s near 45-year-old Kiwi Marathon record.

Distance News

Olympic / Paralympic News

The World Half Champs Are Next Saturday

Sunday Action

Sprint Stuff

Random But Interesting

Post-NCAA Champs Updates

Bucket List Alert: This Might Be Your Last Chance To See A Meet At “Historic” Hayward Field

The Oregonian: Ducks Get Ready For Final Season At Current Hayward Field There will be just two regular season meets, then NCAAs and with specific construction plans unknown, that could be it for the current version of Hayward Field.

Mid-D / XC

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