Fast Times at BU *Results

LRC Karissa Schweizer Outkicks Shelby Houlihan to Crush American 3000m Record in Boston Schweizer, Houlihan and Colleen Quigley all broke the previous American record. Vanessa Fraser, yes Vanessa Fraser, became the 2nd fastest American ever indoors at 5k, and Josh Thompson got the Olympic standard. Discuss:  Schweizzer Outkicks Shelby Houlihan for 8:25 AMERICAN RECORD 

US Olympic Marathon Trials

LRC Analyzing the “Big Five” Women at the 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials Jordan Hasay, Sara Hall, Des Linden, Molly Huddle, Emily Sisson: who you got?

 

More Trials Coverage

LRC Marathon Trials Preview Podcast Get the lowdown from the LRC crew before they departed for Atlanta.

If You Read One Article Before The Trials, It Needs To Be This
LRC
 Mile-By-Mile Analysis Of How The Hills Will Impact The 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials Olympic Marathon Trials coaches, participants, race fans, and TV commentators, please do yourself a favor and print out the chart above and carry it with you in a pocket on Saturday.
*MB: JK is a genius Part III: Here is his mile by mile analysis of how much the hills will impact the 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials

LRC The Women’s Underdogs The group of underdogs is pretty darn talented. It includes an Olympic medalist, a trained firefighter who was third in last year’s USA 10k on the track, a woman who was 4th in Chicago last year and more.

LRC Turning Down A Contract To Race In The Vaporflys? Vaporfly > Alphafly? How Shoes Will Affect The US Olympic Marathon Trials If you’d like to pretend footwear isn’t going to be an important topic of discussion at this weekend’s US Olympic Trials, enjoy your time in Candy Land.

Trials Question Of The Day

LRC How Will Jim Walmsley Do AT The Trials? Does America’s ultra marathoner really have a shot?
*Discussion Here

General Olympic / Hosting News

Weekend NCAA / HS Action *All NCAA Coverage

Coronavirus News

The US Olympic Marathon Trials Are Saturday

LRC Boots on the Ground: Bernard Lagat & Leonard Korir Speak, Video of the Alphafly Room, & More From the Olympic Trials in Atlanta Find out the latest from the Olympic Marathon Trials in Atlanta

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LRC $20,020 LRC Running Warehouse Marathon Trials Prediction Contest Tell us who will win the Marathon Trials and win some cool RunningWarehouse and Hoka prizes.

LRC The Casual Fan’s Five-Minute Guide to the 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials Quadrennially the Olympics Trials an Olympics give the sport an opportunity to expand its reach and draw in the viewer running has long coveted: the casual sports fan. So please share this preview with your friends.

LRC Analyzing The Men’s Favorites At The 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials: Rupp, Korir, Ward, Fauble – Who Misses Out? JG makes his Olympic Trials predictions – Rupp, Korir, Ward. JG is impressed by Ward’s recent 4 x 2 mile workout at 5,000 feet – 9:15/9:08/9:14/9:09.

LRC Ed Eyestone Thinks Galen Rupp Might Be Vulnerable In Atlanta And Isn’t Giving Him “Golden Ticket” To Tokyo
*MB: Is Galen Rupp vulnerable on Saturday? Ed Eyestone thinks Jared Ward has a shot at beating him

Our Final HOKA ONE ONE Trials Athlete Of The Day (Sponsored By HOKA ONE ONE)

LRC Kellyn Taylor: After Finishing 4th In 2016, Can #4 Seed Kellyn Taylor Earn Career-Defining Olympic Spot? On the one hand, Kellyn Taylor says her “life is not and will never be all about running.” On the other hand, she says if you are a pro runner, you need to be an Olympian as it’s a career-defining accomplishment.

LRC HOKA NAZ Elite Pros Podcast Before The Trials: Can One Of Them Make The Team!? Hear from Kellyn Taylor, Stephanie Bruce, Aliphine Tuliamuk (3 of the top 10 seeds on the women’s side) and Scott Fauble (#3 seed for men), Sid Vaughn, and Scott Smith (2:11 marathon).

Our Trials Coverage Is Insane – Even More

LRC Which Woman Is Most Likely To Make The US Olympic Marathon Team? Des Linden, Emily Sisson, Jordan Hasay, Sara Hall, Molly Huddle, Kellyn Taylor, Sally Kipyego, Emma Bates, Aliphine Tuliamuk, Stephanie Bruce.
*MB: Which woman is most likely to make the team? Des, Sisson, Hasay, Huddle, Hall?

LRC 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials Preview: The Men’s Underdogs – From Bernard Lagat To Jim Walmsley The odds are the Olympic team will consist of 3 of the “Big 4” of Rupp, Korir, Fauble and Ward, but here are 26 underdogs with a chance if 2 of the 4 falter. From 45-year-old Bernard Lagat to 24-year-old Jerrell Mock, meet those with “a chance.”

New Salazar News

BBC Panorama: Alberto Salazar’s Spectacular Fall From Grace Some new allegations against Salazar, including from former Stanford runner Ari Lambie who says Salazar changed her birth control, had her take thyroid meds she didn’t need and gave her an unknown supplement followed by a drug test.
More BBC On Mo Farah: Details On UK Athletics Involvement In Helping Farah Get L-Carnitine And Farah’s Initial Denial To USADA That He Took It Before London Marathon
*MB: Ariana Lambie speaks about her time in NOP, says she was given a supplement by Salazar & told to take a drug test after it
*MB: Goucher says Salazar “was obsessed with the size of my breasts”

Mo Farah Speaks

US Mid-D News

World Record!!! 2020 RAK Half *Results

LRC Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh Upsets Brigid Kosgei And Smashes Half Marathon World Record At 2020 RAK Half Marathon Yeshaneh, who lost to Kosgei by nearly 7 minutes in Chicago, took 20 seconds off the old word record and won in 64:31 as Kosgei also broke the old WR. In the men’s race, Kibiwott Kandie got the win in 58:58 after beating Geoffrey Kamworor last week in Kenya in controversial fashion.
*World Athletics Recap
*MB: 2020 RAK Half Discussion Thread
*MB: Kosgei breaks Half Marathon World Record and Loses race!

Sprints/Jumps

Week That Was

LRC WTW: Bernard Lagat’s Sister Is Fast, False Starts In The Half Marathon, And More Vaporfly Talk? Bernard Lagat‘s sister may have found a new distance, the NCAA DMR heated up, there was a false start in the world record in the half marathon, and of course Rojo has some Vaporfly talk.

More International Results From The Weekend

Weekend Road Results

British Indoor Champs *Results

The TJ WR Goes Down In Madrid

Venezuela’s Yulimar Rojas Breaks Indoor Triple Jump Record With 15.43m In Madrid The two-time world champ broke the 16-year-old record by 7cm on her final jump. Ethiopia’s Getnet Wale set a MR and secured the World Athletics Indoor Tour title by winning the 3,000m in 7:39.96 over Bethwel Birgen (7:40.23) and Selemon Barega (7:40.30). Gudaf Tsegay won her third consecutive 1500m. Christina Clemons (7.82) beat out Nia Ali with a MR in the 60H and Ronnie Baker set one in the 60m (6.44).
*GB’s Andrew Pozzi Remains Unbeaten With A Season’s Best 7.48 In The Madrid 60H
*Croatian Shot Putter Filip Mihaljevic Wins Madrid And The World Athletics Tour With A National Record 21.74m

Will This Current HS Phenom Ever Make The Olympics?

LRC LRC Q&A: NXN Champ Nico Young On His Favorite Race, Toughest Workout, & Why He Chose NAU Nico also shares who his favorite pros are – Galen Rupp and Justyn Knight.