RUN JUNKIE: NCAA Surprise, Breakdancing, DMR Predictions in Boise
Episode 23: This week we are all about the Indoor Nationals in Boise.
The Indoor Experience
Every been to the NCAA Championships? If not and you want to know what its like then watch this video. Get the inside look and feel the intensity of one of the most competitive meets in the world.
Chris Derrick nearly wins first title in 3k and ready to keep going NCAA Indoor Champs 2012
Chris Derrick almost shocked the NCAA distance world on Saturday evening with a near victory over possibly the best collegiate distance runner of all time in Lawi Lalang. Derrick finished less than .2 behind Lalang and less than a second off of the meet record held by Adam Goucher. This championship has shown us a new runner and has produced Derrick's two best races of his career. On to outdoors to get that first individual title!
NCAA Indoor Prediction Contest 2012 with Running Warehouse
PREDICT & WIN! This year the Running Warehouse is sponsor Flotrack's coverage of the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships and all sponsoring this year's prediction contest! All you have to do is predict the winners of the Men's Mile and Women's 3k. This means you have two chances to win and the winner will get the pair of spikes of their choice from the Running Warehouse. Take a look at race entries and get your predictions in before the start of each race on Saturday! Rules: - Login to Flotrack - Underneath this video, prediction the winners of men's mile and women's 3k - Also predict the winning time for each race to nearest 100th (will act as tiebreaker) - Get mile predictions in before 6:15pm MT - Get 3k predictions in before 8:10pm MT
Crack Recap Day 1 NCAA Indoors 2012
Alex and Ryan give the run down of day 1, crack style, with a special guest and national champ in the high jump Brigitta Barrett!
Most Exciting Event at 2012 InDoor Champs
What are the athletes and coaches excited to watch? The Debate is out. It dosent matter who you are or what your event is, these championships are stacked with some of the deepest fields we have ever seen.
Erik Van Igen talks ways to beat Batty and more before NCAA Indoor 2012
Erik Van Ingen of Binghamton comes into the NCAA Indoor Championships ranked #3 in the mile, his highest ranking of his collegiate career. We talk about what it means to run at the NCAA Championships and ask if there is a way to beat collegiate record holder Miles Batty. Van Ingen has set indoor PRs this season of 3:56 in the Millrose Games' Mile and 7:56 in the 3k showing he's at his best. Van Ingen was 5th last year indoors in the mile and 6th outdoor in the 1500 at the NCAA Championships so he feels like "he's done it before."
Chris Derrick breaks thru to challenge NCAA record holder at NCAA Indoor 2012
Chris Derrick makes his first legit challenge at a national title in the 5000 meters during day 1 competition at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. Chris talks about the race, his feelings on winning a title and biomechanics he has worked on to improve his running this year.
Tour of Jackson Indoor Track at NCAA Indoor Champs 2012
Why Idaho? Well because they have the Jackson indoor track. They have been working hard to get this place championship ready and it has paid off. Here is a quick tour around the stadium to get a feel for what it will be like to run in the NCAA Championships.
Washington women Post Race DMR, National Champs behind huge Flood anchor at NCAA Indoor Champs 2012
The University of Washington won the women's DMR title making up a deficit in the mile anchor leg with the women who's been on the tear throughout the NCAA this season, Ms. Katie Flood! Flood took down all the big names- Infeld, Kesselring, D'Agostino and more. For all the UW ladies, it was their first national title of any kind.
Lawi Lalang National Champ in 5k, great battle with Derrick at NCAA Indoor Champs 2012
Lawi does it again! It took a 13:35.1 to hold off Derrick It looked as if the NCAA Champ and 5k record holder might be broken, by one final move in the last lap and Lawi was gone.
Jordan Hasay 4th in 3k looking forward to outdoors at NCAA Indoor Champs 2012
Hasay grabs a 4th and a 3rd place for the Ducks. Now that Jordan is over it sounds like she is chomping at the bit to really get down business for outdoors.
Blacked Out Cracked Out Recap Day 2 in Officially the longest Crack Recap in the history of the world NCAA Indoors 2012
Its that time again, Ryan and Alex talking and talking.....crack style.
Cas Loxsom hard look and adjustments after indoors at NCAA Indoors 2012
Cas Loxsom, one of the nation's best 800 meter runners and the fastest PR at the Indoor championships, had a tough weekend running 1:54 in the prelims of the 800. Loxsom walked away from the disappointment with the 4x400 to run with his teammates. He bounced back well splitting 46.04 and putting his team in great position to finish as the national runner up in the relay (Loxsom's split ranked 8th of 48 relay runners). Loxsom talks about this season, refocusing for outdoor and gives a message to the younger guys as he was learned big lessons the past few days.
Miles Batty after mile and giving it everything he had, part 2 at NCAA Indoor 2012
Miles Batty, the collegiate record holder, defeated after failing to defend his title. Last year Batty finished first in the mile and the DMR, this year he was third in both. Batty had a great season with some big marks and we'll look to see him back at it come outdoors! See part one of Miles' interview after the mile at the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships.
Emily Infeld shocked after first national title in 3k at NCAA Indoors 2012
Emily Infeld of Georgetown wins her first NCAA title as she takes down one of the deepest 3k fields in recent history. Infeld used fuel from her fourth place finish in the DMR the night before to focus and formulate a game plan that would take down the competition. It worked and now she is ready to face the likes of Sheila Reid and more!
Ross Millington, NCAA 3k darkhorse?
Most years previous to 2012 a 7:49 guy like Ross Millington would be considered one of the favorites for an NCAA title, but this year things have gotten fast! Millington comes into the NCAA Indoor Championships ranked 5th in the midst of the who's who of collegiate distance running. We talk with Ross about coming to the US to pursue his passion and the ups & downs that have come with it. Millington believes he's got the wheels to compete late in the race and this Saturday we will find out!
Notre Dame DMR Post Race DMR National Champs as J Rae does it again at NCAA Indoor Champs 2012
Notre Dame pulls the upset on the men's DMR field over powerhouse teams BYU and Indiana to win the national title with a Jeremy Rae anchor leg that held off the charging field.
Kendall Spencer National Champ in the long jump, gives coaches praise at NCAA Indoor Champs 2012
Lucy Van Dalen wins mile with lean at the line at NCAA Indoor Champs 2012
Lucy Van Dalen of Stony Brook Wins her first NCAA Championship with the Womens Mile. Lucy held rallied past Hasay in the final meters to take the indoor title.
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