Galen Rupp, Sifan Hassan, & More: Friday & Saturday FloTrack Viewing Guide

FloTrack will stream six live events from across the country on Friday and Saturday. 

Below is a viewing guide to help you keep track of all the action from around the nation. For more coverage on each meet — including a full schedule and entries — be sure to visit the coverage pages for the UW Invitational, Penn State National Open, BU John Thomas Terrier Classic, Pittsburg State Invitational, SPIRE Midwest Open, and the Black and Gold Premier.  

All times listed are CST. Remember that meet schedules are subject to change. 






DayTimeMeetEventWhat to Watch
Friday12:10 PMTerrier ClassicWomen's 800Steeplechase star Elinor Purrier drops down in distance in her first race of 2018.
Friday3:10 PMTerrier ClassicWomen’s MileNatalja Pilusina of the Brooks Beasts is the top seed. Marathoner Kellyn Taylor is also entered.
Friday4:45 PMPenn State NationalWomen's Distance Medley RelayPenn State has three teams entered (and another one that is racing as PSU unattached).
Friday5:00 PMPenn State NationalMen's Distance Medley RelayLike the women's relay, there's a heavy Penn State presence here. Akron and La Salle are also entered.
Friday5:45 PMPenn State NationalMen's 60 PrelimsPreliminary heat with 25 men entered including five from Penn State.
Friday6:10 PMTerrier ClassicMen's 3000Shadrack Kipchirchir is aiming for a quick time and the pacers are schedule to run sub-7:40 pace.
Friday6:55 PMPenn State NationalMen's 60 FinalCan Xavier Smith win on his home track? It's the first of his two individual events scheduled for the weekend.
Friday7:50 PMUW InvitationalWomen's Distance Medley RelayWashington is planning to race Anna Maxwell, Raquel Tjernagel, Hannah Derby, and Amy-Eloise Neale.
Friday8:35 PMUW InvitationalMen's Distance Medley RelayCal, Washington, Washington State, Stanford, and Portland are all entered.
Friday9:05 PMUW InvitationalWomen's 5000A pair of Stanford standouts, Vanessa Fraser and Fiona O'Keeffe, headline this field. 
Friday9:20 PMUW InvitationalMen's 5000Galen Rupp returns to the track. How much speed does the marathoner have in his legs? He will need plenty if he is going to beat his Nike Oregon Project teammate Yomif Kejelcha.
Saturday10:40 AMTerrier ClassicMen's 800Eliud Rutto is the top seed and has run 1:45 outdoors. Sam Ellison, Allen Eke, Christian Harrison, and Mitchell Black also entered.
Saturday12:55 PMUW InvitationalMen's 60 Hurdles PrelimsAleec Harris will be making his 2018 debut after making the worlds team last summer.
Saturday1:20 PMUW InvitationalMen's 60 PrelimsJoe Morris and Mobolade Ajomale are expected to advance comfortably into the finals.
Saturday2:05 PMPenn State NationalMen's 400Division II national champion Myles Pringle is the top entrant and has an outdoor PB of 45.77.
Saturday2:10 PMTerrier ClassicMen's MileA few of the 3000 runners from the night before are scheduled to double back in the mile, plus Justyn Knight, Hamish Carson, and Peter Callahan.
Saturday2:10 PMPenn State NationalWomen's 800This is the collegiate 800m race for Penn State freshman Victoria Tachinski.
Saturday2:15 PMPenn State NationalMen's 800 Isaiah Harris of Penn State is racing his best event. Ryan Martin, Domenic Perretta, Chris Sanders, and Dylan Capwell will give chase.
Saturday2:25 PMPittsburg StateMen's 60 PrelimsTravis Collins, Juante Baldwin, and Micah Larkins all have seed times faster than 6.70.
Saturday2:35 PMUW InvitationalMen's 60 FinalIf form holds, this is a good matchup between DII star Mobolade Ajomale and pro Joe Morris
Saturday2:40 PMPenn State NationalWomen's MilePenn State's Danae Rivers looked sharp last week at Clemson, running 2:03 in the 800m. What can she do for a mile?
Saturday2:50 PMPenn State NationalMen's MileColin Abert is coming off his 4:02 personal best, and victory, at the Nittany Lion Challenge two weeks ago. 
Saturday2:50 PMUW InvitationalMen's 60 Hurdles FinalAleec Harris' 6.50 personal best is two tenths better than the rest of the field.
Saturday3:10 PMPenn State NationalMen's 200Twelve men are entered in the invitational section, including Penn State's Malik Moffett.
Saturday3:20 PMPenn State NationalWomen's 3000Tessa Barrett has run 15:28.99 and 9:07.22 indoors for the Nittany Lions.
Saturday3:35 PMPenn State NationalMen's 3000Colin Abert is entered in this race and the mile. Former Nittany Lion Robby Creese is also on the start list.
Saturday4:00 PMPittsburg StateMen's 60 FinalJuante Baldwin will try to take this race on his home track.
Saturday4:15 PMPenn State NationalMen's 4x400Ashland, Coppin State, Norfolk State, and Penn State are the four teams entered in the invitational section.
Saturday5:15 PMUW InvitationalWomen's MileThis is the 2018 debut of 3:56 1500m woman Sifan Hassan. Emily Lipari is scheduled to race as well.
Saturday5:30 PMUW InvitationalMen's MileYomif Kejelcha won this race two weeks ago in Seattle. He will be facing Lopez Lomong again this week.
Saturday5:45 PMUW InvitationalWomen's 400How fast can Raveyn Rogers run a 400m on an oversized, flat track? Tune in and find out.
Saturday6:05 PMUW InvitationalWomen's 800Great Britain's Lynsey Sharp, a mainstay on the Diamond League circuit, is the favorite. 
Saturday6:15 PMUW InvitationalMen's 800It's the NCAA 800m debut for Stanford's Brandon McGorty. Collins Kibet and Clay Lambourne should also be in the mix.
Saturday6:25 PMUW InvitationalWomen's 3000This is the second race on Hassan's schedule for the day. Shalane Flanagan will make sure the pace is honest. 
Saturday6:50 PMUW InvitationalMen's 3000Dilon Maggard, Jack Bruce, and Mike Tate should all be at the front of the pack. How quick can they go in January?

Samuel Tefera Upsets Yomif Kejelcha, Breaks 1500m WR

Ethiopian Samuel Tefera broke the world record in the 1500m on Saturday, running 3:31.04 in Birmingham, England to better Hicham El Guerrouj’s mark of 3:31.18 from 1997. 

Hassan, Wanders To Race Monaco 5K On Sunday

Monaco is typically known as the home for one of the world’s top Diamond League meets. But this Sunday, a few of the biggest names in the world will take to the roads on the French Riviera in a 5K. The men’s field is highlighted by Julien Wanders, who just broke the European record in the half marathon, while Sifan Hassan is the top entrant for the women.

FloTrack Predicts Top-12 NCAA DMRs For This Weekend

This weekend for most mid-distance squads is called ‘DMR weekend’, where majority of the top DMR schools compete for an NCAA qualifier (Top-12 National Mark).

Weekend Watch Guide: Fast Miles & DMR At UW, Austin Marathon LIVE Sunday

With NCAA conference championships next weekend and many of the top pros coming off of the Millrose Games last Saturday, this upcoming Friday through Sunday will be a little quieter for the top track and field athletes. But there's still plenty of entertaining races coming your way on FloTrack this weekend, from fast mid-distance action in Seattle to our race coverage of the 2019 Austin Marathon and more.

House Of Run: What's Kejelcha's Next Move?

Jason and Kevin discuss Yomif Kejelcha’s almost world record, Ajee Wilson and Donavan Brazier’s American records, the scary scene involving Kemoy Campbell and all the other news from this year’s Millrose Games.

These 58 Returning All-Americans Haven't Qualified For NCAAs Yet

With just two weeks left to qualify for the 2019 Division I NCAA Indoor Championships, there are a lot of big names who have yet to make the top 16 in one of their marquee events. Below is a list of 161 athletes who have the talent or experience to become an All-American this year, but currently do not hold a top-16 mark. Among these athletes, a staggering 58 of them were All-Americans in 2018 (indoors/outdoors).

NCAA 800m Champ Sammy Watson Is Going Pro

2018 NCAA outdoor 800m champion Sammy Watson of Texas A&M, who won nationals as just a freshman last spring, has turned professional, according to the Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle.

A Crazy Second Lap And Other Takeaways From Kejelcha's 3:48.46 Mile

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Despite falling short of his goal of breaking Hicham El Guerrouj’s 3:48.45 by an excruciating 0.01 seconds, Yomif Kejelcha’s mile on Saturday completely lived up to the pre-race hype. Not only did he run the fastest time indoors in 22 years, but his inconsistent splits underscored a performance that could have been faster with smoother pacing. And at just 21-years-old, Kejelcha’s near-miss at the Armory felt much more like a triumph than a failure.

Fantastic Update: Kemoy Campbell Is 'Awake And Talking'

Update: Kemoy Campbell posted an update on his Instragram, which included a video of him walking for the first time since arriving at the hospital on Saturday night:

FloSports Partners With KXAN To Air 2019 Ascension Seton Austin Marathon

Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, and KXAN, the NBC affiliate station in Austin, announced a partnership to globally broadcast and provide live and on-demand coverage of the 2019 Ascension Seton Austin Marathon on FloTrack.com, while KXAN will broadcast to the local Austin Market.