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LRCWayde Van Who? Clarence Munyai Runs 19.69, Scott Fauble Interviews Himself, Americans Dominate NYC Half, And A Last Hurrah For Caster Semenya?

Clarence Munyai and Caster Semenya put on a show at the S. African Champs, the Americans did well at NYC Half, and a look back at some splits from World Indoors.

African Distance News

Previous World Half News

Can Blake Fill Bolt’s Golden Shoes?

Usain Bolt Will Travel To The 2018 Commonwealth Games As A Spectator Yohan Blake revealed Bolt’s planned visit as he arrived yesterday in Brisbane, Australia on Sunday. Blake says that Botl told him before he left, “When I come to Australia, if you don’t win there is going to be problems.”

News From Oregon

Women’s Distance News

Russian Doping Updates

Pre-World Half News

RRW At Age 43, Bernard Lagat Is Thrilled To Be Representing The USA Once Again At A World Championships Plus Lagat talks about whether he can break Haile Gebrselassie‘s 61:09 world masters record.

hasay_houston_half_2017_david_montiLRC Jordan Hasay Has Withdrawn From The 2018 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships – Will She Run The 2018 Boston Marathon? Additionally, Kenya has two big scratches of their own. Neither the US or Kenya entered any alternates before the entry deadline and as a result both countries and will only have three competitors in the women’s team race where three score.
*MB: Confirmed: Jordan Hasay has withdrawn from the 2018 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships – Will she run Boston?

Problems In Kenya

Usain Bolt Had His Soccer Tryout

Bolt’s Soccer Dream Becomes Reality?

2020 Olympic Trials News

Judge Orders Mt. SAC To Halt Stadium Work, Potentially Putting The 2020 Olympic Trials At Risk The college and the city of Walnut are in a legal battle over whether the stadium reconstruction is complying with regulations protecting water quality. Mt. SAC is also dealing with a civil suit which is arguing the cost of the stadium shouldn’t be covered by public funds.
*Ken Goe’s Take And Comparison To Hayward’s Issues

Older Trials News We Missed
Atlanta Track Club Surprised USATF Selection Committee By Bringing In Meb To Endorse Their Bid For The 2020 Marathon Trials 
 Meb likes the Olympic tradition of Atlanta, saying he still has a T-shirt a teammate brought him back from the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, and will be working with the ATC in the future. USATF will decide in April between Atlanta, Austin, Chattanooga and Orlando.