Runners will have a choice to race on Saturday, July 3rd or Sunday, July 4th.
She says it's taken about a month to feel more like herself in training and that she "felt like Bambi" during her first vault session back.
He'll face world indoor champ Andrew Pozzi and Olympic silver medalist Orlando Ortega.
Included Olympic steeple champ Conseslus Kipruto and world 1500m champ Timothy Cheruiyot.
"We really wanted to have this debate because it was very important to a lot of women. I think some people assume that this is the start and end and it’s not. We’re going to do mass more consulting on this – which we’ve tried to tell people – but it seems they’ve taken the survey as ‘That’s it, job done.’ ...We probably didn’t assume how much noise this would make, but I don’t think it’s a bad thing. This is a sport which isn’t used to be consulted with, but it’s good to have this debate.”
A joint statement stated that they are “saddened by the suggestion that our past performances are viewed as somehow lacking, simply because we raced shorter distances than men." Other top women to sign include Charlotte Purdue, Laura Weightman, two-time London Marathon winner Joyce Smith and former NCAA XC champ Kate Avery.
*Full Letter And List/Credentials Of The 23 British Pros Who Signed
Mills says he suspects organizers are making secret plans for cancellation, but "will leave it to absolutely the last minute."
Other highlights were Selemon Barega in the 10,000m (27:58.48) and Diribe Welteji in the 800m (2:00.50). All of this at 7,700ft elevation.
High schoolers Roisin Willis (2:05.97), Bailey Goggans (2:20.49), Juliette Whittaker (2:05.25) and Sophia Gorriaran (2:05.49) teamed up to break the 30-year-old record with 8:37.20, despite a weak second leg due to Goggans' injury. In the 2-mile, Sydney Thorvaldson ran 9:4795 to beat out Brynn Brown (9:51.00). Only Mary Cain has ran faster.
*MB: SYDNEY THORVALDSON: 9:47.95 2 mile to beat Brynn Brown!
Holmes says she once cut herself with scissors for every day she'd been injured, adding, "And that had been quite a few days."
"The high numbers should be celebrated, shouted from the rooftops. Because they indicate that track and field doesn’t pay lip service to catching cheats but is actively going after its biggest stars."
Talking about being a parent and a pro athlete Felix says, "I'm a mother. I can't even remember a time when I just had to train. It baffles me that there was once a time period where I trained, rested and that was it. That had to be amazing. Now, it's training and it's being a mother and not getting enough rest. I am sure that is something a lot of other people can relate to. This job is no different than that."
She posted, "Our daughter Zoe Cherotich Gannon arrived on 1/13/2021 and she is absolutely perfect. Her dad and I are just so overwhelmed with joy love and gratitude, and we can't stop staring at her."
*MB: Aliphine Tuliamuk's daughter is freakin adorable