Must See Videos From Friday

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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.

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

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.  

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.

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.  

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

Jason and Kevin discuss the 42 most interesting storylines heading into the outdoor season. How healthy is Wayde Van Niekerk? Who will be the top women's 1500m runner? Can the Jamaican men win a sprint medal? What will Eliud Kipchoge do for an encore? Will this be the year of the 400m hurdles?

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.

FloTrack To Stream 2019 Boston Marathon In Europe

AUSTIN, Texas — March 18, 2019 — Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, and the Boston Athletic Association, announced a partnership to provide live and on-demand coverage of the 2019 Boston Marathon on FloTrack.com exclusively in over 40 European countries. 

Ethiopia's Belay Tilahun, Not Included In Elite Field, Wins NYC Half

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