Off The Track At USAs

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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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 (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.

Ultra News: Western States 100 Mile And A New 100k WR From Japan

RIP Historic Hayward Field

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.

News From Kenya

Upcoming Diamond League Action: Paris Is Saturday

Jamaican Champs

International Action

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.

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.

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