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LRC Michael Norman Opens Up Season With Sensational 43.45 400 Meters The American is now tied with Jeremy Wariner as the fourth-fastest man in history and in the process he shattered Michael Johnson‘s record for fastest time ever run in April. Updated with Norman quotes.
*MB: Michael MF Norman!!! 43.45!
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MB: Michael Norman can break 1:40 in the 800. Change my mind 

Texas Tech’s/Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru Runs 9.95/19.76 Double (Wind-Legal) In Less Than 1 Hour At Baylor

Ryan Crouser Throws 22.74 (74′ 7¼”) – Best Shot Since 1990!

Some Final Boston Articles

LRC Meet Stephen VanGampleare – The 2019 Boston Marathon “Open Division” Champion The BAA didn’t let amateurs run with the pros in Boston this year. That didn’t stop Stephen VanGampleare from beating several of them even though they were given a 2-minute head start. In the end, he ended up with a nearly 6-minute PR and Olympic Trials qualifier that shocked himself. “(I) still kind of am in a little bit of disbelief that I actually hit that time.”
*MB: Lawrence Cherono beat less than 70 men to win the Boston Marathon, Steven VanGampleare beat more than 7k to win the open race

LRC 2019 Boston Marathon Report Cards: Ranking The Top 10 & the Americans, A Through (DN)F Jared Ward gave himself an A-, what did the other pros get in Boston?

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Asbel Kiprop’s 4-Year Doping Ban Upheld By Athletics Integrity Unit
*Asbel Kiprop: “I’m innocent.” “It’s sad that the world will believe that I am guilty of taking the performance-enhancing drugs and yet I have been at the forefront of fighting doping in the sport.”
*Daily Nation: Why Asbel Kiprop’s Multi-Pronged Doping Defence Failed
*Capital Sports: Kiprop Insists On Innocence Despite Ban
*MB: Kenyan doper Asbel Kiprop (1500m), banned for 4 years by AIU due to convincingly made out case, can still appeal to CAS

Crescent City Classic 8:58 Steepler Celliphine Chespol Wins Women’s 10k Title In First-Ever 10k In 31:40
*7:58 Steepler Jairus Birech Wins Men’s Crescent City Classic 10k Title In 27:52
*Kevin Castille (30:52) And Jen Rhines (35:34) Win Masters Titles
*MB: CELLIPHINE CHESPOL: her potential at 17 yrs old, greater than Kenenisa Bekele – 
*MB: Parker Stinson goes for broke but still ends up top American He ran 29:10 the hard way – 14:04 – 15:06.

Week That Was

LRC Edna Kiplagat Gets Her Green Card, Greg Meyer Gets His 10-Mile Record Back, Jordan Hasay Is Back, And An Indoor Marathon World Record Plus we compare the 2000 Boston finish to 2019 and look at how many sub-2:10 marathons have been run by Ethiopia, Kenya, and the USA.

Boston Podcast

LRC 2019 Boston Marathon Recap Podcast: Cherono Wins Mad Sprint, Jordan Hasay Is BAACK, Scott Fauble AND Jared Ward Sub-2:10 Is Jordan Hasay America’s best marathoner? Which celebrity was best in Boston? Might Galen Rupp not make the Olympics? Plus an interview with the guy who won the wave 1 start, Stephen VanGampleare.

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LRC How Will The Tokyo Weather (And A 6 AM Start) Affect The 2020 Olympic Marathons? Should The Start Be Moved To Night? The conditions for the 2020 Olympic marathons are going to brutal. We tell you what past races it most likely will resemble and agree with Brett Larner – the races should be run at night.

LRC Want To Watch Olympic Track And Field In 2020? We Hope You Like Getting Up Early Before Work Track fans on the East Coast will be able to watch most distance finals from the 2020 Olympics live as they get ready for work. West Coast fans, we suggest you take the week off as it’s going to be super early for you.

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