FloTrack's Best Kicks of 2016: Drew Hunter Wins Penn Relays DMR By A Hair!

Anchored by the fastest indoor miler in U.S. high school history, Loudoun Valley's (VA) DMR relay defeated defending champion La Salle (RI) by a thousandth of a second in a down-to-the-wire finish at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia in November.

The drama began almost immediately when Loudoun Valley's Colton Bogucki took a tumble in the first 200m of the opening 1200m leg. He quickly got back on his feet, but when he passed the baton, he was near the back of the pack and behind the leading team by about 80 meters. When Loudoun Valley's Drew Hunter began his 1600m anchor, he was eight seconds removed from the leader, 4:08-miler Jack Salisbury of La Salle.

Hunter clipped off runners as he peeled through 400m in 56 seconds and 800m in 2:00. He caught up to Salisbury with a little more than a lap to go. Instead of fighting to maintain a gap between him and Hunter, the La Salle senior continued to coast in an audacious bid to see whose 200m kick was stronger. His strategy ALMOST worked--they were stride-for-stride, but Hunter's 4:00.73 split--the second-fastest in Penn Relays history behind Alan Webb's 3:59.9--capped by a wild lean earned the wheel for Louduon Valley.

Loudoun Valley's Splits: Colton Bogucki (3:11.03), Nathaniel Thompson (49.28), Will Smagh (1:58.97), Drew Hunter (4:00.73) = 10:00.003

Mo Farah Slams Haile G Over Hotel Incident, Haile G Then Slams Farah

A war of words and allegations broke out on Wednesday between two of the greatest distance runners in history, as four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah voiced anger at former marathon world record holder and two-time Olympic champion Haile Gebrselassie after he says money and personal items were stolen from him while staying at Gebrselassie’s hotel last month.

House Of Run: Would A Kipchoge Upset Be Farah's Biggest Accomplishment?

Jason and Kevin discuss Michael Norman’s 43.45 opener, the landscape in the men’s 400m, Divine Oduduru’s 19.76 in the 200m, Eliud Kipchoge’s likely outcome at the London Marathon and the prospects for Emily Sisson and Molly Huddle on Sunday.

DI Men's XC Championships Could Soon Move To 8k

A major change could be coming to NCAA DI men’s cross country in 2020 as the Division I Track and Field and Cross Country Sport Committee is recommending a proposal to switch the championship distance from 10,000m to 8,000m.

Norman's Absurd Debut, Divine's Double | Weekend Recap

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Michael Norman runs ahead of schedule. 

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Michael Norman Debuts With 43.45 400m, #4 All-Time

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It’s only April 20, but already 21-year-old Michael Norman has put the 400m world record on notice:

Asbel Kiprop Banned Four Years For Doping Violation

Former 1,500m Olympic and World champion Asbel Kiprop of Kenya has been banned four years for a doping violation, the IAAF’s Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced on Saturday. The 29-year-old Kiprop tested positive for EPO in a out-of-competition test in late 2017, and was provisionally suspended from competition on February 3, 2018.

Weekend Watch Guide: Loaded Distance Races At Bryan Clay, Cardinal Classic

Another busy weekend of college and professional track and field is on tap, and FloTrack has you covered Thursday through Saturday with five live events:

FloTrack To Stream 2019 London Marathon In Select Countries

AUSTIN, Texas — April 18, 2019 — Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced an agreement with London Marathon Events to provide live and on-demand coverage of the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon on FloTrack.com exclusively in Canada, Australia, Pan Europe (excluding UK, Ireland, and Italy) and Pan Asia (excluding China and Japan). The deal was agreed to in collaboration with TCB Sport Media.

Bryan Clay Is The Place To Be For NCAA Champs This Weekend

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Good weather and deep fields will once again make the Bryan Clay Invitational fast. Here are four events to watch on Thursday and Friday at Azusa Pacific University.

'It's About Dang Time': Fauble, Ward Break Through In Boston

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The last time that an American man not-named Galen Rupp broke 2:10 in the marathon before Monday, a 25-year-old Jared Ward owned a 2:16 PB and Scott Fauble was a junior in college.