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2018 USATF Jr. Champs And New Balance Nationals Outdoors *Results *Free NBON Live Stream *NBON Entries

Day 3

Katelyn Tuohy Runs 4:33.87 High School Mile Record She dominated the race to win New Balance Outdoor Nationals by more than 15 seconds. Cain and Efraimson both ran faster indoors and on the combined indoor/outdoor 1500/mile combined list, Tuohy is now #7.
*MB: Tuohy 4:33!! New high school outdoor mile record
*Video Interview *Race Video
*MB: Katelyn who? 17-yr-old Irish girl – Sarah Healy – runs 4:09.25 for 1500m to destroy the Irish under-18 record 

Day 2

NCAA Champ Sammy Watson Edges HS Star Caitlin Collier For USATF Junior 800 Title It should be pointed out that the collegian Watson is 97 days younger than Collier.

Day 1

HSer James Mwaura Runs 14:00 To Move To #9 All Time In US HS History The Gonzaga recruit, who won the Brooks PR 2 mile last week in 8:48, ran the time at the Stumptown Twlight meet. The race was won by Diego Estrada in 13:33.
*Full Meet Results One other highlight was a 2:00.13 victory by Georgia Griffith in the 800.

It’s That Time Of The Year – Who’s Turning Pro?

Tremendous Matchup In Chicago

Galen Rupp & Mo Farah HomepageIt’s Official: Rupp Vs. Farah In 2018 Bank Of America Chicago Marathon With Pacers! link fixed We’ll find out how friendly the ex-training partners are on the streets of Chicago.
From The Archives: 5/28  Galen Rupp and Mo Farah: It’s more than you think!
*5/28 Okay so Mo actually does join Galen in Chicago, who wins?

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Day 1 at USAs
2018 USA Outdoor Championships Des Moines, Iowa June 21-24, 2018 Photo: Victah Sailer@PhotoRun 631-291-3409 www.photorun.NET

LRC Final Lopez Lomong Is BAAACK, Makes History By Becoming First American To Win 1,500 And 10,000m Titles Lopez Lomong resurrected his career and made history by winning the 10,000 eight years after he won the 1,500 at USAs.

Photo by Phil BondLRC Final Molly Huddle Crushes Final 4 Laps To Win 4th-Straight USATF 10,000 Title Just 66 Days After Running Boston Marathon The 33-year-old Huddle closed out her final 4 laps in a remarkable 4:38.93 to get the win over fellow Olympian Marielle Hall, who was running her first 10k since the Olympics. Olympic triathlon champ Gwen Jorgensen was 7th.
*MB: My god Molly Huddle is good. 66 days after Boston she runs a 4:38 final 1600 to win her 4th straight 10k title
*Q&A with Stephanie Bruce after her career best showing in 10k (3rd) and with Ben Bruce after his 16th straight USAs

Robby Andrews in ShockLRC Shock Day 1 Qualifying: Robby Andrews Is OUT, Drew Windle, Donavan Brazier, Sammy Watson, Sydney McLaughlin DNS Boris Berian was eliminated but the usual suspects looked good, including Clayton MurphyKate Grace showed some spark.


Starting The Week Off With Some Impressive Results In France

Genzebe Dibaba, Sergey Shubenkov And Mondo Duplantis Highlight Meeting Elite De Montreuil In France Dibaba won the 2,000 in 5:27.73 (just .23 off her PR) while Shubenkov ran the first sub-13 second 110H of the year with 12.99 (just .01 off his own Russian NR). Duplantis cleared 5.91m to beat WR holder Renaud Lavillenie, Xie Zhenye ran a new Chinese national record in the 100m with a 9.97 victory, and world silver medalist Marie-Josee Ta Lou won the women’s 100 in 10.95.
*MB: Dibaba 5:27 2,000m
*MB: Armand Duplantis jumps 5.91m at Meeting de Montreuil
*MB: Xie Zhenye runs 9.97 (+0.9) 100m, new Chinese record

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Grandma’s Marathon

kellyn-taylolr-dont-use-twitter-grandmas@dad_williamsonMB Kellyn Taylor Wins 2018 Grandma’s Marathon In 2:24:28 – Moves To #7 All-Time On US List Taylor ran a slight negative split (72:30 first half) and won by nearly six minutes.

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Harrison, Baker, Franklin, Carter, Andrews, and Drake mascot Griff the BulldogPress Conference LRC Burgers + Fries + Cookies + Ice Cream = 9.78, Cardi B + Dancing = World Title, & Everyone Wants To Be A … Pole Vaulter? Get the scoop from today’s press event for the 2018 USATF Outdoor Championships, which included Robby Andrews, from our boots on the ground in Des Moines.

Lyles after winning the Diamond League 200m title in Brussels last yearLRC Feature Icon In The Making: Why Noah Lyles Could Be The Next Face Of Track & Field A natural showman and faster than Usain Bolt at age 20, is Noah Lyles the next face of track and field?
*MB: Is Noah Lyles the next face of track and field? 

LRC 5 Reasons To Be Excited For The Women’s Action At 2018 USAs: Sydney McLaughlin, Simpson Vs. Houlihan In An Iowan Civil War, Jorgensen Vs. Huddle, & More Even though it’s an off year, there is A LOT to be excited about at 2018 USAs in terms of women’s action including Jenny Simpson vs. Shelby Houlihan in the 1,500, a gold vs. silver matchup in the women’s steeple and the debut of Gwen Jorgensen at USAs.

LRC The 5 Things We’re Most Excited About For In The Men’s Events At The 2018 USATF Outdoor Championships We know it’s an off year but USAs are this week and we’re excited for it and try to get you excited as well by sharing our top 5 men’s highlights including a LOADED men’s 800. Plus can Evan Jager win his 7th straight and can Matthew Centrowitz win his 5th 1,500 title?

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Was There Trouble In Eugene Paradise?

Here We Go

Breaking: Caster Semenya Will Challenge IAAF’s New Rules On Hyperandrogenism Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright said in a statement that the legal challenge would be filed on Monday at the CAS in Lausanne. Semenya said, “I just want to run naturally, the way I was born. It is not fair that I am told I must change. It is not fair that people question who I am. I am Mokgadi Caster Semenya. I am a woman and I am fast.” *Discuss

Hope You Had A Good Father’s Day

Me And My Dad (An Essay By Trevor Dunbar) Dunbar recalls having the time of his life when he attended the 2004 Trials as a 7th grader with his Dad and his Dad’s friends. He got to meet Alberto Salazar, who quipped, “There’s no such thing as too many miles, kid.” *MB: Al Sal advice to 7th grader Trevor Dunbar: “There’s no such thing as too many miles, kid.”

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Greg Rutherford Will Retire At The End Of The Year As Injuries Have Taken Their Toll: “I just don’t want to be in pain every day of my life.” His athletic career isn’t over as he’s hoping to become a pro cyclist. No joke.
*Greg Rutherford: London 2012 Long Jump Champion To Try Track Cycling After Track Retirement
*RR Tribute: Greg Rutherford Ends AGlorious Career As He Competed, Squeezing Every Last Drop From His Crumbling Body “In any other era, Greg Rutherford probably wouldn’t have been an Olympic champion. His winning mark of 8.31m in London would not have won gold in any other Games since Tokyo 1964, or set a world lead in any of the past 40 years. Had rivals Dwight Phillips and Irving Saladino been fit then it might not have been enough in 2012, either. But Rutherford possessed a determination which transformed him from a talented long jumper into a multiple champion.”

Mike Powell loans his 1991 WR singlet to Ostrava museum until Continental Cup takes place there at end of summer 

2018 Chorzow, Poland Diary: Brittney Reese Ends 2018 Season, Now Focus Is On Preparing For 2019 We are very confused by this. Who needs 10 months to get ready for 2019? *Discuss