Paris DL Is Saturday *Schedule & Entries/Results *TV & Streaming (2-4 PM ET)

bosse-getty-2017LRC 2018 Paris DL Preview: Michael Norman Makes DL Debut, Tim Cheruiyot Tries To Stay Perfect, & Pierre-Ambroise Bosse Is Back There is a lot going on in this one as 218 NCAA stars Michael Norman, Rai Benjamin and Isaiah Harris will all make the DL debuts, two guys take a crack at the near 50-year old Aussie 800 record and Sifan Hassan debuts outdoors in 2018.
*IAAF Preview: Packed Slate Of Thrilling Head-To-Heads On Tap In Paris Non-distance matchups include Renaud Lavillenie, Mondo Duplantis and Sam Kendricks in the PV and world champ Karsten Warholm vs. Abderrahman Samba in the 400H.

You Never Forget Your First Sub-4

Recommended Read: Nate Brannen: “Only 1,497 Humans Have Ever Broken The 4-Minute Mile And I’m One Of Them” You probably can name most Americans that went sub-4 in high school, but Brannen was actually the 7th North American high school athlete to break the barrier. Here he reflects back on that night and how it helped shape the rest of his career.

Random Stuff

European News

Bowerman Fan Vote Is Open

Week That Was

LRC New Blood At USAs, Attendance At Nationals Worldwide, Another Look At Kellyn Taylor’s 2:24:28, Dafne Schippers False Start Plus it is a travesty Haron Lagat is not eligible to run for US.

Sprints / Jumps

Distance News

The Best Of

photo by Phil BondLRC The Best Interviews From 2018 USAs: Centro On How Being Fitter Allows Him To Race Smarter, Coburn On Jebet’s Positive, & The People’s Hero, Jordan Mann We know only a few of the biggest die-hards had time to watch all 79 interviews we conducted in the mixed zone at USAs (you can check out all the videos here). That’s okay. Below, we’ve selected our 10 favorite interviews from 2018 USAs. If you want to be educated, entertained, or both, check this out. From Noah Lyles to Matthew Centrowitz and Emma Coburn, we’ve got you covered.

USA News: The Boston Champ Is Coming To NYC

Des your championDes Linden To Run 2018 TCS NYC Marathon Will she face defending champ Shalane Flanagan?

The Future Of Women’s Sport Is On The Line

Sprint Stuff

Upcoming Diamond League Action: Paris Is Saturday

European News: British Champs This Weekend

Andre De Grasse / Harry Herome News *Harry Jerome Results

Should There Be A Women’s Decathlon?

The Guardian: Women’s Decathlon: Overdue Game-Changer Or Heptathlon Killer? The first USATF-approved women’s decathlon championship is this weekend, but a lot of heptathlon athletes and coaches are against the idea, fearing the change in event order could lead to more injuries.

High School Corner

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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