From lack of water, poor medical support and a late start time in hot conditions, a lot went wrong at the 2016 Trials and Young concludes "it was probably the local organizing committee's fault."


Linden celebrated after the trials with a vacation in Bali. Here she talks about how she approched the Trials like a "checklist", her favorite Olympic sports and love of music.


Ward talks about the inspirational moment at the finish were he was greeted by Meb Keflezighi.


After Meb, Shadrack Biwott was 7th on the men's side. For the women, she might live in Michigan now, but Desi Linden is a California native.


He starts off by talking about the sponsorship battle between Sketchers (who sponsors the LA Marathon) and Nike (who sponsors USATF).

Japan Running News:

The women are better than ever and the men have potential thanks to Galen Rupp, but have some work to do.

LRC Week That Was: Putting Galen's Run And Kara's Post-Race Comments In Perspective + Meb Is Winning Vs. Father Time

We take a brief look back to the Trials and a bigger look back to Regina Jacobs and Suzy Favor Hamilton.

LRC Tyler Pennel: LRC Underdog Of The Week - "Screw them. We're going to go out there and show them what's up."

Tyler Pennel gives some inspiration for underdogs everywhere, revealing he wanted to win the Trials.

Runner's World:

Flanagan goes step-by-step through the race from reacting to Keylln Taylor's move to teamwork with Amy Cragg and getting so dehydrated she needed an IV afterwards. She says her issues were due to dehydration rather than fitness and is concerned about performing in hot Rio.

Sports Illustrated:

Two identical names in a close-knit running community, they each sometimes find themselves receiving credit for the other's work.
*MB: Chris Chavez (The Runner) vs Chris Chavez (The Reporter)

"Runner Chavez: “I love running for running. Whether it’s because of the community, fitness or training. I hope I run until the day I die.”

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