2019 NCAAs *Schedule, Start Lists, Results *Women’s Distance Preview *Men’s Distance Preview *TV & Streaming *LRC Free Post-Race Interviews

LRC 10.75! LSU Freshman Sha’Carri Richardson Arrives as a Star With Insane Collegiate 100m Record The men’s sprints at NCAAs were insane, but Richardson’s run today was even better. She broke the 30-year-old collegiate record, clocked the fastest time in the world in two years, and moved to #9 on the all time list. All while celebrating early. And she’s only 19.

1500 LRC Sinclaire Johnson of Oklahoma State becomes 2nd fastest collegian ever, wins thrilling NCAA 1500 duel with Jessica Hull The #2 and #4 times in NCAA history got the mid-d and distance action underway in Austin on Saturday.

Steeple LRC Allie Ostrander makes history and 3-peats as NCAA women’s steeplechase winner Ostrander became the first woman to win three straight NCAA steeplechase crowns and she did in style, with a new PB as she remained undefeated in the event.

800 LRC Texas A&M’s Jazmine Fray wins coveted 1st NCAA title in her last race, goes wire to wire and wins 800 in 2:01:31 After many disappointing performances at NCAAs, the NCAA indoor record holder finally got it all right as a senior.

US 10k Champs

LRC  Sara Hall Wins New York Mini USA 10K Title In Sprint Finish Over Stephanie Bruce Hall now has USATF titles at the mile, 5k, 10k, 20k, and marathon. She’s only missing half and 25k. Video interviews with Hall, Bruce, Sally Kipyego, and Jordan Hasay (and Jordan’s dad)

Sprints/Jumps

Long Distance Running News

Dutee Chand Gets A Cold Reception At Home

Dutee Chand’s Village “Disowns” Her After She Comes Out As India’s First Openly Gay Athlete – “It’s humiliating for all of us.” Even Chand’s mother isn’t supporting her as she said, “We belong to a traditional weaver community, which does not permit such things. How can we face our relatives and society?”

Day 3 Distance Recaps

800 LRC 19 For 19: Bryce Hoppel Remains Perfect And Wins 2019 NCAA Men’s 800-Meter Title Hoppel won his 2nd NCAA title of the year with style as he PR’d (1:44.41).

1,500 LRC Notre Dame’s Yared Nuguse Snatches NCAA Men’s 1,500 Title At Line From Michigan State’s Justine Kiprotich The men’s 1,500 was decided by three one-thousandths of a second.

Steeple LRC Steven Fahy Of Stanford Survives Fall, Wins Men’s Steeplechase Final At 2019 NCAA Championships The final 30 seconds of the men’s steeplechase were wild as both leaders went down.

5k LRC Morgan McDonald Outkicks Grant Fisher (Again) To Win Men’s 5,000 Title At 2019 NCAA Outdoors McDonald closed in 52.91 seconds, truly world-class stuff, to become the sixth man to win an NCAA XC, indoor and outdoor title in the same academic year.

NCAA Day 3 Message Board Talk

Day 2 At NCAAs

LRC Weini Kelati Turns Back Carmela Cardama Baez Over The Final 100 Meters To Win An Epic NCAA 10K Final What a finish. Yesterday, Ed Eyestone called the 10,000 meters “the most exciting event in track & field” – albeit after a 24-lap setup. Tonight, we saw why.

LRC 2019 NCAA Women’s Distance Prelims: NCAA Champs Danae Rivers & Karisa Nelson Go Home; Allie O Impresses Nelson has battled health issues this spring, while Rivers ran a tactically poor race and wound up boxed in with nowhere to go in the home straight. Ostrander’s 9:44 was the fastest time ever in an NCAA prelim.

Outside Coverage: 

Corruption (Incompetence?) And Doping

Pre-NCAA News

LRC NCAA Track And Field Preview Podcast: Texas, “Ballsyness,” Bill Simmons On Matthew Boling, Praise For IAAF & Gabe Grunewald We preview NCAAs, discuss guns in Texas, get sidetracked with more gender/sex talk, and discuss Bill Simmons’ take on Matthew Boling aka “The Blond Bomber.”

LRC $200,019 LRC Running Warehouse NCAA Outdoor Prediction Contest The NCAAs start Wednesday. It’s time to get down to business. Get your picks in.

LRC Get Ready For Holloway Vs. Roberts & Mondo Vs. Nilsen As The World’s Best Clash At 2019 NCAAs World #1 vs. World #2 in 110 hurdles and pole vault.

LRC Women’s Distance Preview: Dani Jones Goes For 5K Glory, A Repeat Bid For Jessica Hull & 3-Peat Bid For Allie Ostrander Some big names will be looking to win their 4th NCAA titles later this week in Austin.

LRC Men’s Distance Preview: A Classic 5K, Wide-Open 1,500 & 10K, & Bryce Hoppel Chases The Perfect Season Can Morgan McDonald become a legend? Will Grant Fisher go out a winner or loser? We tell you here.
*MB: 2019 NCAA men’s distance preview: Will Hoppel remain undefeated? Who will go out a winner – McDonald or Fisher? We tell you here

Previous NCAA News

Gabe’s Still Fighting – Grunewald’s Husband Says The Fact That She Didn’t Die Over The Weekend Is “Divine Intervention Or Miracle”

LRC Gabe Grunewald Nearly Died On Saturday: “It Can Only Be Explained As Divine Intervention Or Miracle” On Saturday, Gabe Grunewald‘s husband told her she was dying and said goodbye. What happened next was remarkable.
*MB: Justin Grunewald reports that he thought Gabe Grunewald was dying yesterday before miraculous recovery

Doping Or Diet?


Non-NCAA Distance Action – FBK Games On Sunday *Watch US 10k Champs

Day 1 At NCAAs

LRC Clayton Young And BYU Earn Redemption, Young Sprints To 2019 NCAA 10K Title A year ago, BYU runners took the last 3 spots in the NCAA men’s 10,000. Tonight, they took 3 of the top 4, led by Clayton Young‘s national title.

LRC Mondo Duplantis Is BEATEN At 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track And Field Champs, Chris Nilsen Wins By Breaking His Own Meet Record LSU’s Duplantis, the #2 outdoor jumper of all time and 2019 world leader at 6.00m, was beaten as South Dakota’s Nilsen got PRs at 5.90 and 5.95 to score the upset – and break his own meet record.

LRC 2019 NCAA Men’s Distance Prelims: Bryce Hoppel Gets A PR, A Terrific 1,500 Final Is Set, & The Heat Claims Some Victims In The Steeple What we know after day 1: Hand the men’s 800 NCAA title to Bryce Hoppel.

Wednesday Was Global Running Day

IAAF Responds To Swiss Court

Russian Doping News

Non-Distance News