Christian Taylor, Reese Hoffa, Michael Tinsley Fabiana Murer and Novlene Williams-Mills share their big payday plans.
The DL picks back up again next year on May 15th in Doha.
She found out she had cancer right before the 2012 Olympics, but still competed. And now after a trying 2013 she's back on top as the DL champ and CGs silver medalist.
Felix overcame a torn hamstring from 2013 Worlds and a slow early season start to run a 22.02-second world leading victory in the Brussels 200.
“One of the movies I watch before I go out and run is Forrest Gump because all he does is: when he runs, he goes. I think that’s my mentality when I go out on the track: just go."
Talking about Usain Bolt, Gatlin said, "It is not just one lane on the track. I don't want to go out there and lay down when Usain Bolt takes the stage. I will go out there and push him. ... The world wants to see a good rivalry."
" In 2014, with no one else to turn to, track and field needed Justin Gatlin. That doesn't mean that they had to like it."
Brenda Martinez got the huge win and Ajee Wilson likely will end 2014 as the world leader at 800.
The DL season wraps up with the second DL Final in Brussels on Friday as 16 more Diamond Race champions will be crowned. Some of the highlights include the men's 1500 (Silas Kiplagat vs. Asbel Kiprop vs. Ayanleh Souleiman plus Galen Rupp and Leo Manzano), Evan Jager in the steeple, Ajee Wilson and Brenda Martinez in the women's 800 and a great women's 3000 featuring Genzebe Dibaba, Mercy Cherono, Sifan Hassan and Americans Jenny Simpson and Shannon Rowbury. In non-distance action, the men's high jump (Bohdan Bondarenko, Mutaz Essa Barshim) and 100 (Justin Gatlin, Kemar Bailey-Cole) should also be exciting.
While half the events have been decided, the overall points are still very close in the women's 200 (Allyson Felix and Blessing Okagbare), the men's LJ, men's HJ (Bohdan Bondarenko and Mutaz Essa Barshim).
Over the weekend, LetsRun.com caught up with Simpson as she prepares to race the 3,000 at the second Diamond League Final in Brussels on Friday. Simpson talked about the contact at the finish line with Shannon Rowbury in Zurich, why she's been so successful on the circuit this year and how she's been inspired by runners such as Deena Kastor, Kara Goucher and Shalane Flanagan.