Wednesday Double World Record Attempts in the City of Running – Valencia *How to Watch

LRC Could the Men’s 10,000 and Women’s 5000m Record Both Fall? NN Valencia WR Day Preview  Joshua Cheptegei already has Kenenisa Bekele’s 5,000m world record. Now he’s after the 10,000m. Letesenbet Gidey has’t won a 5,000 since 2016 but she wants the WR and Shadrack Kipchirchir wants sub 27.

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Kip Keino Classic – Altitude 5,000m WR Goes Down! *Results

Nicolas Kimeli Runs Kenyan All-Comers’ Record; World Champions Timothy Cheruiyot, Hellen Obiri And Beatrice Chepkoech Take Victories At Kip Keino Classic Kimeli ran 13:08.32 (the fastest time ever at altitude) to win the 5,000m over Ethiopia’s Berihu Aregawi (13:08.91). Cheruiyot held off Kumari Taki to win the 1,500m in 3:34.53 to 3:35.00 while Obiri won a close race over world 10,000m bronze medalist Agnes Tirop in the 5,000m 15:06.36 to 15:06.71. Chepkoech won the steeple in 9:29.05 and Abraham Kibiwot took the men’s race in 8:17.60.

NCAA News *XC Results

Q&A Ok. State Coach Dave Smith Is Pumped As His New $25 Million XC Course Prepares To Host 2020 Cowboy Jamboree Smith says the long break due to Covid-19 has taught him a lot as he’s thrilled by how good his men look. “This team is amongst the best groups I’ve ever had, including or equal to some teams who’ve won national championships. I’m excited about that. I think they’re excited.”
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The Slippery Slope To The End Of College Track And Field May Start On Friday When The UMinn Trustees Vote

Guest Op-Ed College Track And Field (And Women’s Sports) Is Under Attack At The University Of Minnesota NCAA track and field and women’s sport’s future may be decided on Friday in Minnesota. If the men’s track, gymnastics and tennis teams are cut, then Minnesota will need to ax 77 women’s participants to be in compliance with Title IX. That would mark a total reduction of women’s opportunities by more than 29% in less than five years.

SAFP Wants A Fast 100m In 2021

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Chasing Olympic Title, But Also Super Fast Times In 2021 “Yes, I want to stand on the podium for sure but I think also if I can run fast and do it, then yeah. I really want to run 10.6 or even 10.5 and I want to break the 22-second barrier for the 200m and run 21.”

The 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon *Leaderboard / Results *Men’s Preview *Women’s Preview *TV & Streaming

LRC Shura Kitata Snaps Eliud Kipchoge’s 10-Race Win Streak To Win 2020 London Marathon With a half mile left, 4 men were still battling it out for the win. With 200 meters to go, it was a 3-way sprint finish. Shockingly, none of those men was Eliud Kipchoge.

LRC Analysis Eliud Kipchoge Lost A Marathon – What Happened? For the first time in over seven years, Eliud Kipchoge was beaten in a marathon. Here’s how it happened.

High School: Foot Locker Cancelled

LRC 2020 Foot Locker XC Champs Cancelled Bummer for a ton of high school kids. *Discuss

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London Women

LRC American Sara Hall Runs The Race Of Her Life To Finish 2nd In 2020 London Marathon In 2:22:01 An American hadn’t finished in the top 3 in London since 2006 but Sara Hall ran the race of her life and mowed down everyone in the field save Brigid Kosgei (2:18:58) to finish second in 2:22:01 after outkicking world champ Ruth Chepngetich. US Olympian Molly Seidel was 6th (2:25:13).

Women’s Recap Brigid Kosgei DOMINATES 2020 London Marathon, American Sara Hall Shocks Field To Finish Second Kosgei winning convincingly may not have been a shock but the name of the second-place finisher sure was – Sara Hall.

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