BAA 10k: Tanzania’s Gabriel Geay (28:24) and Kenya’s Mary Wacera win in sprint finishes Chris Derrick (6th, 29:00) and Nicole DiMercurio o(11th, 34:38) were the top Americans. Des Linden and Meb Keflezighi ran the course together for the 1st 5 miles before Linden pulled away for a “victory” in 38:25.

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Crews Demolish Hayward Field’s East Grandstand The new stadium project has begun with the East Grandstand coming down. *Video

Changes For Des

Desi Linden Wins 2018 Boston MarathonDes Linden Leaves Hansons Team She’s still with Brooks but has parted ways with the Hanson brothers. Des made it known she didn’t like Dathan Ritzenhein joining the group last year.

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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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LRC My Sac outUSATF Board Meeting Recap – USOC Slams Mt. SAC Bid For Olympic Trials: “Thank goodness that embarrassment is behind us.” Highlights and lowlights of USATF Board meeting with the biggest lowlight being when the Board violated USATF’s own bylaws to extend the terms of two of its members. At the meeting it was also stated that after Mt. Sac won the bid they were very interested in finding out if they’d get “free clothes.”
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Day 2 at USAs

photo by Phil BondLRC Noah Lyles Takes Another Step Toward Superstar Status, Wins First U.S. Outdoor Title In 100 With World-Leading 9.88 The 20-year-old Lyles became the youngest man to win the U.S. 100-meter title since Sam Graddy in 1984. *Video Of Lyles’ Race
*MB: NOAH MF LYLES: 9.88: Official Noah Lyles Appreciation Thread
MB: USA Championships: Ronnie Baker runs 9.90 for 2nd OMG*

Reuters: Lyles Ready To Be A “Big Dog” “I didn’t think that my first USATF championship was going to be a 100 gold medal. I always thought it would be the 200. So to come out here to win the 100, it made me very happy.

Three-For-Three! Former LSU Star Aleia Hobbs Completes Sprint Trifecta At USA Nationals Hobbs this year has won the NCAA 60, 100 and now the USA 100.

The end of heat #2LRC 800 Semis Go According To Form – We Can’t Wait For Sunday’s Finals Ajee Wilson, Charlene LipseyRaevyn Rogers and Ce’aira Brown all made the final with ease as did Isaiah Harris, Erik Sowinski and Clayton Murphy.
Is Murphy the favorite? ‘”That’s for you guys to sit in a dungeon and twittle your fingers and write articles about.”
*MB: Anyone else thing Murphy is in trouble for the final?

isaac-updike-2018-usasLRC Men’s Steeplechase Prelims: Isaac Updike Runs A Big PR As Evan Jager Begins His Quest For 7 In A Row Meet Isaac Updike – the pro who has been supporting himself by working at Dick’s Sporting Goods – but is headed to Brussels soon.

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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.

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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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