2018 adidas Boost Boston Games – Free Admission *Schedule / Results *Watch Sunday’s Action Live On NBCSN/NBC (1-3 ET On Sunday)

Drew Hunter, pictured during last year’s record-setting NYRR Millrose Games performance, is scheduled to run in an elite mile field in the upcoming New Balance Games. Photo by John Nepolitan.LRC Drew Hunter Earns His Biggest Win to Date, Ajee Wilson & Charlene Lipsey Impress on Day 1 at adidas Boost Boston Games Hunter took down some big names to win the mile, while Wilson (1:59.27 800) and Lipsey (4:04.98 1500) both posted US leaders. Plus Nick Willis explains why even if Asbel Kiprop doped (Kiprop denies it) and it cost him Olympic gold why he wouldn’t be the biggest casualty of Kiprop’s doping.

*MB: Official adidas Boost Discussion Thread
*MB: Drew Hunter does it! Takes down O’Hare + Willis + a 3:33 guy to get biggest win of career at adidas Boost
*MB: HS Josh Hoey Runs 1:48 in his record attempt Michael Granville‘s 1:46.45 seems safe.

*LRC Video Interviews From Boston

Preview of Sunday’s Action: LRC 2018 adidas Boost Boston Games Preview: Big-Time Sprint Stars Are Coming To Boston A lot of big names will be competing in Boston on Sunday –  Tori Bowie, Shaunae Miller-Uibo,Keni Harrison, Steven Gardiner, Akani Simbine, Yohan Blake and Jereem Richards. Find out who is running what here

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2018 USATF Distance Classic – AKA Oxy *Results 

Centro had a good run, Leo did notLRC Matt Centrowitz Wins 1,500, So Does Gregorek, Berian Struggles, Ce’Aira Brown Keeps Rolling: 2018 USATF Distance Recap Centro was only 5th in the 800, but he bounced back nicely in the 1,500 for the win.

Gregorek at an autograph session in March (via @JohnnyGregorek)RRW: Johnny Gregorek Is Pumped for Bowerman Mile: “I want to really run something fast … I’m going up to Eugene now to get locked and loaded.” Gregorek ran the fastest 1,500 of the night at Oxy, clocking 3:36.95, and says he’s now ready for his first Bowerman Mile appearance.

Meet The Guy Who Has Run Sub-3 For 30 Straight Years But Ran 3:04 In Boston And Was Happy About It

Cucuzzella in the rain in Boston this yearLRC 30 Years Of Sub-3:00 Marathons: Despite A Setback In Boston, Mark Cucuzzella Is Looking To Extend An Epic Streak 51-year-old mark Mark Cucuzzella has run a sub-3 hour marathon for 30 straight years. One month ago in Boston, Cucuzzella ran his first marathon over 3 hours in his life and yet was happy with the result. “It’s a privilege and a pleasure to be out there if you have a busy day job … [Bad conditions mean] there [are] more war stories to tell. And you learn more from a race like that than [one run in] 50 degrees and a tailwind …”
*MB: Guy who has run sub-3 for 30 straight years reveals the secret – Don’t run hard as “running hard beats the shit out of you” 

NOP Returns To Chicago 2018

Galen Rupp Will Return To Defend His Title At The 2018 Chicago Marathon Jordan Hasay will be back as well after her third place 2:20:57 run last year.
*MB: Breaking: Galen Rupp WILL defend his Chicago Marathon title in 2018

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The Week That Was Goes To College

Sydney McLaughlin for KentuckyLRC The Week That Was: NCAA Conference Madness, All Hail The SEC, A 15-Year-Old Runs 1:47 And The Hotel 4 X 100 The quality of the NCAA track and field action in the year 2018 is insane. It’s so good that collegiate superstars like Michael Saruni (1:43 PR), Grant Fisher (NCAA 5k champ), Justyn Knight (NCAA XC & more) and Karissa Schweizer (NCAA XC & more) all suffered losses at their conference championships last week.

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