Emma Coburn outkicked Hiwot Ayalew for the first time ever at the Continental Cup as Jairus Birech outkicked Evan Jager in the steeplechase.
Discuss: Nice $30,000 Win for Emma Coburn to End Season! 

Caleb Ndiku got another Championship win, Nijel Amos showed he's the world's best as Duane Solomon returned, and Almaz Ayana impressed.

The women's 800 and men's 1500 did not disappoint. Francena McCorory went sub 50 in the 400 and LaShawn Merritt got another win. We recap all the events.

Video highlights of the Continental Cup for USA visitors.

Video highlights of the Continental Cup for USA visitors.

Women's Preview: Great Mid-D Action on Tap with Sum vs. Wilson vs. Sharp, Rowbury vs. Hassan; Coburn Battles Ayalew in Steeple

Tbe 3000 and 5000 are lacking depth (and we propose a combining of them at this meet) but there's nothing wrong with the mid-d events as world champ Eunice Sum will take on world leader Ajee Wilson and the in-form Lynsey SharpShannon Rowbury will look to end her season with an elusive victory over world leader Sifan Hassan and world junior champ Dawit Seyaum. Finally, American record holder Emma Coburn faces Diamond League champ/world leader Hiwot Ayalew and world junior champ Ruth Jebet in the steeple.

Television and Streaming Info For 2014 IAAF Continental Cup

2014 IAAF Continental Cup: Men's Preview: Amos Vs. Aman, Jager Vs. Birech, Ndiku Vs. Lagat And A 1,500 Worthy Of The Olympics

Move over, Diamond League finals. The 2nd annual Continental Cup in Marrakech, Morocco is the DL finals on steroids as this two-day meet has $2.9 million in prize money. There should be some great mid-d/distance matchups, including Nijel Amos vs. Mo Aman vs. Adam Kszczot in the 800,  Bernard Lagat vs. Caleb Ndiku in the 3,000 and Jairus Birech vs. Evan Jager in the 3,000 steeple, but we're most excited about the men's 1,500, which one could argue is better than an Olympic final. Plus Duane Solomon will race for the first time in almost two months. 

Marrakech, Morocco
September 13, 2014 to September 14, 2014

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