LOOK BACK: Must See Video from Millrose/Flotrack Husky Weekend!

What?  You mean you still haven't checked out all the amazing results from around the country this Saturday?  Or heard the breathtaking post race descriptions from our country's finest athletes?  Are you sure you're on the right website? (Full results from the weekend)


Millrose Games (Millrose Results)

Morgan Uceny steps back down to her first love, the 800, and pulls of a win against a stacked field.   Check out the race here.

Jenny Simpson won the mile wire to wire as she battles Shannon Rowbury and bounces back from a very tough season opener last weekend.  Hear what she has to say here.

German Fernandez's collegiate record is no more! BYU's Miles Batty put his name in the record books running a 3:54.54 to finish just behind possibly the smoothest runner out there, Matt Centrowitz. Check out BYU's reaction to the record breaking performance. 

Finally, if you haven't seen the BEST INDOOR 5K EVER RUN ON AMERICAN SOIL you need to watch this video before you dare call yourself a track fan again. Bernard Lagat, Lawi Lalang and high schooler Edward Cheserek have entered their names into the record books in a memorable performace. Oh yeah, and Chris Derrick ran an Olympic A Standard indoors (13:19)!

Also check out Sanya Richards just missing the American Record in the 400 by less than .3 and LaShawn Merritt signs prize for the prediction contest after his 500 meter victory.

Flotrack Husky Invitational (Flotrack Husky Results)

Hey guys, ever seen 2 girls break your mile PR from junior year of high school?  Get your ego deflated here as Sally Kipyego finishes off a great early season double (15:15/4:28) and Katie Flood inches closer to behind one of the best indoor collegiates of all time! And behind them 5 more women ran under 4:34, including an Oregon school record by Anne Kesseling.

You should also check out the women's 3k which a sub 9 performance by Kim Conley and surprise efforts from Cal's Chelsea Reilly. OTC's Lisa Uhl finished third.

Think things can't get any sicker?  How about 12 guys going sub 8 in the 3k?  Ryan Hill ran one of the fastest NCAA time ever (7:43) with Diego Estrada just steps off (7:44).

Check out the men's Mile which saw PSU's new star Robby Creese break the four minute barrier with Princeton's Peter Callahan.  Also see Evan Jager's indoor debut and shoot, even the slow heat broke 4:00 minutes!

Also watch Lopez Lomong take the 800 in 1:47 as he prepares to make his second Olympic Team. On the women's side Geena Gall wins leading eight ladies under 2:06.

BU Valentine Invitational (BU Valentine Results)

Remember when sub 4 used to be a big deal?  Check out Rich Peters shatter the barrier as he tows 4 runners underneath the mythical mark.

Not enough of a distance hog for the mile?  Well take a look at one of the year's best collegiate 800s so far.  See five guys break 1:48 here behind winner Michael Rutt.

SPIRE D1 Indoor T&F Invitational (SPIRE Results)

Will it ever end?  Five more sub 8:00 3ks here.

10 guys under 1:50, not too shabby.

On the women's side, 9 ladies broke 4:50 behind eventual winner Hannah Brooks of FSU.

Amanda Winslow, also of FSU, punches her ticket to Boise with a 3k auto mark of 9:09 in this race.

After winning Kick of the Week last week, Greensboro's Paul Chelimo show some range winning the mile.

Iowa State Classic (Iowa State Results)

Nearly four women set NCAA auto marks in the 5k, including Saina, Nelson, Tuliamuk and Stack. Three of those women are from Iowa State!  Watch the four ladies battle here.

8 sub 4:50 miles on the women's side of the Iowa State Classic.  Check out the race m'here.

Take a look at a sick 1:47.74 800m race by Edward Kemboi.  Also check out Christian Smith break 1:50 for third place.

USA XC Championships (USA XC Results | Photo Links)
Check out interviews with the winners of the USA Championships, Sara Hall who squeaked out a close win against Molly Huddle and Bobby Mack who is an NC State alum.

USATF Classic at Arkansas (USATF Classic Results)
Galen Rupp breaks Bernard Lagat's American 2-mile record (see Lagat's reaction) running 8:09 (splits of 4:07-4:02) with a sinus infection. Flotrack went to Albuquerque to meet with Galen and talk about his record setting performance.

Other Results:

2012 Tyson Invitational
2012 Don Kirby Elite Invitational (New Mexico)


Gotta get down on Friday

In case you live under a rock or just have a social life and were not glued to Flotrack.org last night, here's what you might have missed.

IU's DMR ran an automatic qualifying time of 9:29.12 at home last night.  The Hoosier's posted both the fastest time of the season for any collegiate team as well as a world leading mark in the event.  Check out the race here.

Flotrack Husky Classic
The OTC put on a great show as Sally Kipyego won the fast heat in 15:15.41 over Cal's Deborah Maier while Chris Thompson and Kevin Chelimo finished 1-2 over Hassan Mead of Minnesota who set a collegiate leading time with his efforts.  

Hear what Hassan had to say about mixing it up with the big boys here

BU Valentine Invite
Over at the BU Valentine Invitational, Georgetown's Emily Infeld ran a gutsy last lap to overtake Abbey D'Agostino of Darthmouth in the women's 3k.  

Meanwhile in the women's mile, Nova alum Nicole Schappert of the NYAC had a breakout race as she ran 4:33.16 for a seven second victory and a big PR.  

New Mexico - Don Kirby Elite Invitational 
In the men's 60m dash at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational in New Mexico, Florida's Jeff Demps narrowly edged Ryan Milus of ASU as they ran 6.56 and 6.58 respectively to both grab an auto qualifier.  Check out the showdown here.  

Texas Tech alum Gil Roberts put on a show in the 200 and 400 as he ran a blistering 20.58 and a world leading 45.39.  Check out the 400 here.

Millrose Games
And finally, we got to speak with many of the athletes running in the Millrose Games tonight.  Check out how they're feeling going into the races.

Lagat talks about his training and the amazing ability of new training partner Lawi Lalang.

Centrowitz discusses last weekend's 3k PR and his expectations for his favorite east coast games.  

Miles Batty speaks about the expectations on his shoulders as returning NCAA champ and what he hopes to accomplish.

Chris Derrick talks Stanford, training, injury, and representing his school at the Millrose Games. 

Mid-D stud Shannon Rowbury talks about her decision to race the mile and what she hopes to take away from New York.

Man of the hour Cam Levins speaks about his recent breakthroughs, his mileage leading up to the games and the experience of being a part of the country's premiere indoor event.

Jenny Simpson talks about last week's race in Boston and how it has helped prepare her for this weekend's endeavors.  

Looking to show off your T&F knowledge?  Be sure to enter our Prediction Contest featuring LaShawn Merrit in his attempt to break the 500m World Record.

Five Burning Questions For The 2019 World Cross Country Championships


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The 43rd edition of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships is this Saturday, March 30, in Aarhus, Denmark. A hilly and eclectic 10,000m course awaits the senior men and women, and below I’ve tried my best to answer five of the most pressing questions entering this weekend’s championship races.

Holloway Debuts, Kenny B's Back, Another ASU Star Thrower Emerges

It’s still the early days of the outdoor season, with athletes regrouping from the indoors and slowly trickling into the spring season. This weekend’s action was light, especially compared to next weekend’s trifecta of big meets at Stanford, Florida and Texas, but there were some notable results.

Talented ADP Squad Likes World XC Medal Chances On Tough Aarhus Course


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When Shadrack Kipchirchir lines up for the 2019 IAAF World Cross Country Championships on March 30 in Aarhus, Denmark, the 30-year-old American is hoping for the nastiest weather that the Danish city can provide.

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Here's Why USATF Honoring World Rankings Would Be A Disaster

Earlier this week we published an opinion stating why it is a good thing for USATF to use time standards as the only means to guarantee a spot on the 2020 U.S. Olympic team. Our main reason was based on the fact that the new world rankings are unfair, but more importantly, the world rankings make the selection process even worse.

CAS Delays Semenya Decision Until Late April

The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced on Thursday that they will push back a ruling in the case involving Caster Semenya until late April. 

House Of Run: Everything To Be Excited About In The Outdoor Season

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The Best Track And Field Athlete From Every NCAA Tournament School

The 2019 NCAA DI Men’s Basketball Tournament begins this week, and in honor of March Madness we’ve selected the best track and field athlete— past or present— from each of the tournament’s 68 schools (minus Old Dominion, who does not have a track team; get a track team Old Dominion). Some of the names below are NCAA track and field legends from major programs. Others on this list never even qualified for the NCAA Championships. The 68 here ran the gamut, from Olympic heroes to mere school record holders.

Why LetsRun Is Wrong & USATF Is Right About Olympic Qualifying

Last week, the IAAF announced its new qualification process for the 2020 Olympic Games, which included tougher entry standards and new computerized world rankings. The reaction was intense as some media outlets painted an apocalyptic worldview for U.S. athletics. In reality, it’s not that dramatic.

Cal Coach Tony Sandoval To Retire

Tony Sandoval, the director of track and field and cross country at Cal, will retire at the conclusion of the outdoor season. Sandoval spent 37 years at the university, beginning as the head women’s coach in 1982. 

Six Reasons We're Looking Forward To The NCAA Outdoor Track Season

As exciting as 200-meter ovals and banked curves are, we’re ready for the unpredictable weather, sprint relays and 10K races of spring track season. Here’s a few reasons to get excited for NCAA outdoor track and field.