Hasay talks about going for the AR in Chicago, her coaching relationship with Salazar, the fact she's never got a transfusion or a TUE and never seen Dr. Brown, how she feels about Kara Goucher and more.
*MB: Hasay breaks her silence about Salazar and talks about her future
1600 words on Salazar and the NOP doping investigation. Includes some thoughts from former Boston winners Greg Meyer, Bill Rodgers and Amby Burfoot who all defend Salazar to some extent.
Running form expert Jae Gruenke says Rupp has made some key changes since Rio and Boston that helped him win in Chicago.
Salazar said they have been doing daily mass with Fr. Patrick Conroy, the chaplain of the US House of Representatives who they flew out for the race.
He never misses a race is trying to stay strong after the death of his wife in November. The family is "keeping her cause of death private".
"For me right now toughness is being disciplined enough to say, 'I've never run 2:20 and a lot of these women have.' I need to just chill, even if it feels easy, run my own pace, and know I'm going to get there someday."
Hasay says her favorite marathon workout is a 20-mile long run and her least favorite is a 800/300 workout at faster than race pace which always feel "absolutely horrible.”
Hasay's mother died very unexpectedly earlier this month at the age of 56. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her and her family. Hasay: "I'm determined to live in the present, and live for her legacy. The best way to do that is to move forward. I know that is what she would want me to do."
Rupp and Centro are in the 3K, Cain in the 1500 and Hasay the 5K. *Meet Schedule
Distance entries include Jordan Hasay and Treniere Moser (1500/800), Alexi Pappas (1500), Matthew Maton (1500) and Cas Loxsom (800). *Full Entries
Back then, 16-year-olds competing against the pros was a lot more rare than it is now. Hasay made waves by making the final with a 4:14.50 HS record.
There will be four meets in January and February leading up to World Indoors. Jordan Hasay and Matt Centrowitz are among those expected to compete.
Chelsea Reilly, Emma Bates, Jenn Rhines, Becky Wade also racing. Men's field is lead by Ben Blankenship, Chris Thompson and Sean Quigley.
Hasay also reveals she used to beat Shannon Rowbury in workouts when Rowbury first joined the NOP.