David McNeill and Eloise Wellings will represent in the 10,000.
"Common themes tend to characterize the misunderstanding that can brew between runners and non-runners. But it is rare that blame lies exclusively with one side."
"For the friend, family member, or significant other who shares in a runner’s life, the all-encompassing impact of running can become a source of resentment, with the resentment going both ways."
David McNeill, Brett Robinson and US's Brian Shrader lead the field. Word is there will be a pacer at 27:40 pace through halfway.
Robinson faces former NCAA champ David McNeill while the women's field includes Genevive LaCaze and GB's Charlotte Purdue. *Meet Site
McNeill, a vegetarian, eats healthy, but doesn't obsess over calories or which foods are giving him which nutrients. He likes the social aspect of food and wants his to have a "story".
McNeill explains how he used to be "a slave to the mileage and pace" on his GPS watch, but now he feels even if hills slow you down on the daily run, they can give you a "good bang-for-your buck benefit".
*UK Coach Matt Long Also Voices His Support For Hills He shares multiple different versions of hill workouts you can incorporate into your training.
The World Relays are gone until 2017, Stanford is in the books until next year, we take a deeper look at both and even go way back to the 1984 Olympic Trials 1,500 and a dive for the line by Chuck Aragon. Why? His daughter just ran a 4:16 1,500m in high school.
Rudisha faces Aussie 800 NR holder Alex Rowe and Jeff Risley. The 5000 has Jake Robertson vs Brett Robinson, Ben St. Lawrence, David McNeill and US's Jeff See. US's Molly Beckwith vs Zoe Buckman and Genevieve LaCaze in the 1500. Sally Pearson is also in action.
*Preview: IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge Series Starts In Melbourne
Mitchell (who ran the race barefoot) had to be "conned" into doing it by her coach and isn't sure if she'll race World XC or the Aussie track champs.
Live results will be posted here.
McNeill won the 4-miler in 18:49. Recent Adams State graduate and DII All-American Kristen Arendt won the women's race in 21:57. Olympic marathon trials 12th placer Wendy Thomas was 4th..