Friday In Doha
LRC WHAT A RACE: Conseslus Kipruto Preserves Kenyan Steeplechase Streak By The Tiniest Margin Possible Kipruto was beaten, and then he wasn’t, winning by .01. The 3 Americans ran well but were left out of the medals in a historically fast final.
LRC Fabulous Friday: For One Night, Qatar Gets Its World Championship Moment A big enthusiastic crowd, a world record, a hometown here, and a legend staying on top. Veteran journalist Elliott Denman put it best, “A great night for track and field.”
Video Dalilah Muhammad 52.16 World Record To Edge Sydney McLaughlin Video of the race with post-race reaction. The only times Sydney McLaughlin lost this year, Muhammad ran the world record to beat her.
LRC Men’s 1,500 Semis: Timothy Cheruiyot, Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Craig Engels And Scotland All Excel Tiny Scotland, population 5 million, has 3 finalists while Team USA has two, but Matthew Centrowitz only made the final on time.
*MB: Calling it now, Jakob wins the Gold Medal on Sunday He easily qualified for the final as Centro had to get in on time.
Our Annual Top 10 NCAA XC Countdown
Terre Haute – Men – MB: Hand them their 4th straight title right now? NAU holds out two runners, stlll DESTROYS Stanford in Terre Haute The final score wasn’t close, 31 to 51, but Stanford’s 5-man average was only 10 seconds back. *Arizona Daily Sun Recap
*Women: #5 Arkansas Edges #8 Stanford 49 To 54 #3 Washington had 66 and #4 Michigan 75.
Boston: MB: They’re back baby. #13 Syracuse DESTROYS #3 Washington and #21 Arkansas in Boston
LRC 2019 NCAA Men’s XC Preview: #5 Washington Through #1 Northern Arizona Who is going to win NCAAs? One of these five teams.
*MB: And your 2019 NCAA men’s xc team champion will be …
LRC 2019 NCAA Women’s XC Preview: #5 NC State Through #1 New Mexico #2 Colorado certainly has a chance to repeat but it’s an odd year and that means UNM is the team to beat.
Previous: LRC 2019 NCAA Men’s XC Season Preview: Men’s Teams #10 Oklahoma State Through #6 Notre Dame We begin our 2019 NCAA XC countdown by unveiling the back half of the LRC top 10, which includes some big names – #10 Okla. State, #9 Portland, #8 Colorado, #7 Oregon, #6 Notre Dame.
LRC 2019 NCAA Women’s XC Preview: #10 Michigan State Through #6 Washington In between those two we have #9 Oregon, #8 Michigan and #7 Stanford.
*MB: My gooodness. When did the NCAA start letting teams take pre-season altitude trips?
NAU Frosh Drew Bosley, Who Was Twice Top 10 At Foot Locker, Admits He Never Even Ran 7 Days A Week In HS