The action on Friday night should be riveting and we break it down for you. Plus an American has never won a DL 5000 and we guarantee that streak will continue.
Top Africans include Yenew Alamirew, Edwin Soi, Isiah Koech and Lawi Lalang. American Ryan Hill is also in the field.
After some recent struggles, can Nick Symmonds return to form? What about Galen Rupp, Cam Levins and the NOP? Are former NCAA stars Andrew Wheating and Robby Andrews back? The highlight is an incredibly deep 1,500 which contains former NCAA champs Wheating, Andrews, Leo Manzano, Mac Fleet, Nate Brannen and a slew of others.
Track fans, this one is loaded with former NCAA stars. That's the good news. The bad news is you gotta choose, this or Mayweather - Pacquiao. More bad news, HSer Grant Fisher might go sub-4 but it won't count - unless Stanford changes from a 1,500 to a mile in the next 24 hours.
Dibaba just missed the WR and Lagat came up short in his AR attempt in 3rd.
Will Leer, Edward Cheserek, Lawi Lalang, Shelby Houlihan, Jordan Hasay, Treniere Moser and Heather Kampf all talk about their plans for tomorrow.
Four Olympic/WC medalists (Willis, Centro, Bernard Lagat and Leo Manzano), the last two NCAA record holders (Lawi Lalang and Chris O'Hare) and defending champ Will Leer comprise a terrific field. Oh, and a guy named Edward Cheserek is also entered.
Oh baby is this one loaded. Season debuts for Bernard Lagat, Emma Coburn and Jenny Simpson. A three-way slugfest for the 1000m AR between Centrowitz, Sowinski and Loxsom. A world record attempt in the women's DMR. Other stars like Mary Cain, Nick Willis and Lawi Lalang. Saturday's meet in Boston is going to be good.
Lagat will also face Nick Willis, Leo Manzano, Edward Cheserek, Lawi Lalang and more. Lagat will also have a chance to go for the masters indoor world record of 3:58.15 by Ireland's Eamonn Coghlan. *Discuss
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