FloTrack’s Top Races Of The Weekend: 1/26-1/28

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Check out the top races from last week’s action on FloTrack!

No. 1: Kipchirchir & Knight Duel In Boston

Shadrack Kipchirchir and Justyn Knight battle to the tape, running 3:55 as Emmanuel Bor becomes the 500th American under four minutes in the mile!

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Men's Mile, Heat 1 - Kipchirchir runs 3:55, Bor 500th American under 4

No. 2 Hassan Crushes The Last Lap Against Flanagan

Sifan Hassan claims a world lead and facility record of 8:34 with a MONSTER kick over Shalane Flanagan!

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Women's 3k, Heat 4 - Hassan 8:34, Flanagan 8:43

No. 3: Rupp Takes A Break From Marathon Training To Run 13:34

NOP’s Galen Rupp and Yomif Kejelcha team up to run 13:34 in the 5K:

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Men’s 5k, Heat 1 - Galen Rupp Returns!

Honorable Mentions

WATCH: Shadrack Kipchirchir blasts a 7:42 world lead

WATCH: Isaiah Harris comes from behind to win Penn State National 800m

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Outdoor Track Is Back! Watch Top Races From The 49er Classic

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Outdoor track is BACK, and we were there to help kick off the season at the 49er Classic!

Buze Diriba, Ben True Kick To United Airlines NYC Half-Marathon Titles

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By Rich Sands, @sands© Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved

NEW YORK (18-Mar) -- Slow early paces led to fast finishes at the United Airlines NYC Half here, with Ben True of Hanover, N.H., and Buze Diriba of Ethiopia using blazing kicks to take the victories on a cold, windy morning. More than 22,000 runners started the race, an event record.

Ben True Victorious In Half Marathon Debut In New York City

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Ben True’s first foray into the half marathon went about as well as possible. The 32-year-old, best known for his abilities in the 5000 and 10,000m, used his track speed to outkick Dathan Ritzenhein to win the New York City Half Marathon in 1:02:39, becoming the first American man to win the race. 

Briana Williams Passes Marion Jones' World Age Group Record in 100


Briana Williams just made history. 

After Eight-Month Layoff, Costello Returns To Racing At NYC Half

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By Rich Sands, @sands(c) 2018 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved

Photo: Liz Costello (third from right, back row) visiting Public School 1 in New York City in advance of the 2018 United Airlines NYC Half.  

NEW YORK (16-Mar) -- When Liz Costello toes the line in Sunday's United Airlines NYC Half it will be her first race in eight months. The Princeton grad had to scrap most of her summer and fall racing plans after her debut marathon left her in a physical and emotional crater.

MSU T&F Grad Assistant Resigns In Protest Of Nassar Case Handling

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Michigan State track and field graduate assistant Kassie Powell resigned from her position on Thursday in protest of the university's handling of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal.

Ritz Gears Up For Boston, Sisson Takes On Tough Field: NYC Half Preview

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With the 2018 World Half Marathon Championships scheduled for next weekend and major marathons in Boston and London on tap for April, the spring road racing season is in full swing. 

House Of Run: When A World Record Isn’t A World Record

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On this week’s episode of the House of Run, Jason and Kevin discuss the abundance of records at the NCAA Indoor Championships including Michael Norman’s world record in the 400m, Kendall Ellis and Sydney McLaughlin both running under the 400m American record, Eli Hall’s 60/200m double and the nonsensical tale of why USC’s men’s team won’t hold the 4 x 400m world record.

WATCH: Clarence Munyai Runs 19.69, Smashes South African 200m Record

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Clarence Munyai stunned the track and field world on Friday with a 19.69 clocking in the 200m. The 20-year-old from South African entered with a personal best of 20.10. The mark lopped 0.15 seconds off Wayde Van Niekerk’s South African national record and makes Munyai just the 10th man ever to run under 19.70. 

The Houston Men Might Break 31-Year Power Five Win Streak At NCAA Outdoors

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The Houston men finished seventh overall in the team standings at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Championships with 26 total points, 20 of which came from Eli Hall's impressive 60/200 sweep. But don't expect the Cougars to be anywhere near the bottom of the top 10 this outdoor season. In fact, the Houston men are legitimate outdoor team title contenders for three reasons.