Watch All Of Alexi Pappas's "Speed Goggles" Shorts

Alexi Pappas and her boyfriend/creative partner Jeremy Teicher made five very short movies for the New York Times ​in the five weeks leading up to the Olympics, where Pappas will run the 10K for Greece next Friday.​ The last one came out on Thursday.

The first one, "The Elite Runner," goes through a day of training with Pappas and Andrew Wheating (who co-stars in four of the five). The highlight is probably the tow of them pretending (?) to pee on the side of what looks like the Amazon Trail.

"When Runners Don't Have Real Jobs," is just a two-minute conversation between Pappas and Wheating about how they don't, well, have real jobs. It is delightful.

"Nightmares Mean You Care" is just a nightmare about being late for a race, a nightmare that every even mildly serious runner has had some variation of. Watch through the end.

"Group Run" is about an even scarier nightmare--when training partners are late or no-show for a run. I have been that guy for a decade, and definitely would have been left out of hundreds of runs if the rule "wait one minute for every five minutes the scheduled run was meant to last. Beyond that, it is considered acceptable to begin the run without the latecomers" was applied.

The final one, "Running For Your Past And Future Self," has Pappas and Wheating imagining themselves as very young and very old fans sitting in the stands and eating junk food.

They are all fun and good and a great way to kill time while not working.

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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