Good News For The US Olympic Women’s Marathon Trials

LRC Here’s What We Know About The 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials The top 3 across the line in the women’s race on February 29th will definitely be going to the Olympics. As for the men, that’s still TBD.

Lausanne Diamond League *Full Results *TV & Streaming Information

LRC Noah Lyles Rips 19.50 World Leader In 200 Meters in Lausanne To Become The 4th-Fastest Man In History 19.50 into a headwind (-.1 m/s). Wow.

Rest Of The Meet
LRC 2019 Lausanne DL Recap: Gebrhiwet Miscounts His Laps, Cheruiyot Runs 3:28 And SAFP Runs 10.74 Lausanne entertained from start to finish as we saw a super-fast men’s 1,500, a wild men’s 5,000 with the fastest penultimate lap in history and a whole lot more.

MB Talk:

NACAC U18 And 23 Champs *Schedule *Results NACAC U18 And U23 Day 1 Results *US U23 Roster

More Action From This Weekend: European Mountain Running Championships Are Sunday In Switzerland – Race Previews *Live Stream, Tracking And Results

Other News

Week That Was

LRC How Good Was Sifan Hassan’s 8:18?, Western States Analysis, Will Claye And A New Type Of Track Meet In Belarus Around the globe we go. Plus Caster Semenya compares herself to Jesus.

International News

Mid-Week Action

LRC Greatest Of All Throws: Michael Carter’s Unbreakable High School Shot Put Record Turns 40 One of the greatest records in all of sports is now 40 years old and no one one has even come within four feet of it. Read all about it here. We’re so amazed by it we had Jonathan Gault write more than 5,000 words about it.
*MB: Jonathan Gault on Michael Carter a must read. Definitely the greatest high school record

Gold Coast Marathon

LRC Bernard Lagat Runs 2:12:10 Marathon At Age 44 To Break US Masters Record Most 44-year-olds would be thrilled to run one 5:02 mile. Not American Bernard Lagat. He just ran 26.2 of them in a row at 5:02.5 pace.  Japan’s million dollar marathoner Yuta Shitara got the win in an Australian all-comers record of 2:07:50 as Zane Robertson set a a new national record for New Zealand with 2:08:19.
*JRN: Shitara Ran Race As A Training Run For Japanese Olympic Trials In 2 Months
*IAAF Recap:  Jack Rayner (1:02:30) and Sinead Diver (1:09:45) won the half as defending champ Sara Hall ran 71:59.

Night Of 10,000 PBs In London *Results

Steph Twell Wins Women’s 10,000 In 31:08.10 Twell (31:08.10), Lonah Salpeter (31:15.80) and Eilish McColgan (31:16.83) all picked up the Olympic and World standards as Twell and McColgan moved to #6 and #7 all-me in British history.
*Yemaneberhan Crippa (27:49) won the men’s race where no one got the standard but 3 broke 28:00. *Women’s Results *Men’s Results
*MB: It’s baaack! NIGHT OF 10,000 PB’s in London with sub-27:30 and sub-31 in the cards

50th Peachtree *Results

LRC/RRW: Brigid Kosgei (30:22) And Rhonex Kipruto (27:01) Break Course Records And Win $50,000 Bonuses At 50th Peachtree Road Race Kipruto dominated the men’s race, leading pretty much wire-to-wire, to break the record by just 3 seconds with his brother, Bravin Kiptoo, finishing runner-up in 27:29. On the women’s side, it was an exciting three-way battle on the final straight with Kosgei collapsing at the line after just nipping former world XC champ Agnes Tirop.

Catching Up On Recent Doping News

Recommended Read And Listen For Your July 4th

LRC Podcast – Guests Matthew Boling And NY Times Sports Editor Matthew Futterman + Pre Classic Review, Peachtree Roadrace Preview & Western States

Recommended Read: Dr. Michael Joyner Reviews Matthew Futterman’s Running To The Edge An excellent new book and interesting read that uses the stories of Coach Bob Larsen, the Jamul Toads, Meb Keflezighi and Deena Kastor to highlight some of the recent history of distance running in the U.S.

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Centro Talks About Why He Joined The BTC

LRC A New Era Begins: Why Matthew Centrowitz Left The Nike Oregon Project For Bowerman Track Club The Olympic 1,500 champ talks about why he ditched Alberto Salazar for Jerry Schumacher.
MB: Centro reveals why he left NOP

Two NCAA Champs Have A New Team As Well

Brooks Signs NCAA Champs Allie Ostrander And Karisa Nelson To Sponsorship Contracts “Welcoming Allie and Karisa to the team is a big moment for the Beasts.”
*MB: Allie O and Karisa Nelson join Brooks Beasts
*MB: Ostrander On The Start List For The Mount Marathon Race This Thursday

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