Other Indoor Action

This Weekend’s Meets – Full Results Some conferences are holding their meets while others are looking for NCAA qualifiers, particularly in the DMR.

Lananna Filing Grievance Against USATF Board

Times Of San Diego: Vin Lananna To File Grievance Over His Removal As USATF President Lanana was supposed to have a meeting with the USATF board last month, but when it was postponed he had no choice because USATF has a one year deadline to file a grievance. When Lananna asked interim USATF president Michael Conley to extend the deadline, he refused.

The Abu Dhabi Marathon Was Short – 42k Instead Of 42.195

LRC After Re-Measuring The Course, Here’s Definitive Proof That The 2018 Abu Dhabi Marathon Was Short Marathon experts Helmut Winter and Sean Hartnett have gone all the way to Abu Dhabi to remeasure the course and have found the 34th kilometer was between 195.8 and 199.6 meters too short. Our best theory is the locals wanted access to the local fish market so someone moved the cones up.
*MB: Vindication: 2 experts just remeasured the Abu Dhabi Marathon course and found it to be a little less than 200 meters short! Rojo is feeling good about himself after immediately questioning the validity of the marks.

Post Millrose Podcast

LRC Millrose Recap Podcast: Mile World Record Survives, European Guy Runs 59:13, Praise For NOP, Houlihan Not Running World Cross, Qualifying System For Worlds Needs To Change, Special Appearance By John Kellogg, Does The LRC Crew Need Sensitivity Training? We talk about all of the above, plus a pro’s family talking about posting on LRC at Millrose, and even go into the audio archive to have Kyle Merber and Robby Andrews read mean posts about them from the forums.

Encouraging Kemoy Campbell News

LRC Great News: Kemoy Campbell Is “Breathing On His Own,” “Smiling” And “100% Coherent” But Has No Memory Of Collapse At Millrose Games Jonathan Gault brings you the latest on Kemoy Campbell after communicating with his former coach Mark Coogan*Discuss

Road / XC Results: Two WRs Go Down In Monaco

News From The IAAF

Kemoy Campbell News

Caster Semenya Controversy Back In The News

IAAF Insists It Accepts Caster Semenya’s “Legal Sex Without Question” Despite Report Lawyers Will Argue She Is “Biological Male” The the IAAF has clarified its position in a statement, saying that it “is not classifying any DSD [differences of sexual development] athlete as male.” They just want athletes like Semenya to lower their testosterone levels so they aren’t at male levels.
*BBC Article *Full IAAF Statement

$mart Or Foolish?

MB: Sammy Watson Turns Pro Watson accomplished it all as an amateur – winning a World Youth, World Junior and NCAA title but this is a risky sign for any shoe company as she was slower at 18 than 17 and just ran 2:06 in her first 800 as a 19-year-old.

Today’s Dose Of Random

Road / XC News

Doping News