Edward Cheserek, Evan Jager, And More: FloTrack Viewing Guide

There are 11 live events being broadcast on FloTrack over the next three days. Below is a viewing guide to help you keep track of all the action. (Note — The IAAF World Tour: Madrid and the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix are available for U.K. and Ireland viewers only). 

For more coverage on each meet (including a full schedule and entries), be sure to visit the coverage pages for the Iowa State Classic, Husky Classic, BU David Hemery Valentine Invitational, Don Kirby Collegiate Invitational, Spire D1 Indoor Classic, SDSU Indoor Invitational, Fasttrack National Invitational, GVSU Big Meet, UW Indoor Open, IAAF World Tour: Madrid, and the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

All times listed are CT and remember, meet schedules are subject to change. 

DayTimeMeetEventWhat to Watch
THU1:25 PMIAAF World Indoor Tour: MadridWomen's 3000Meraf Bahta has a lifetime best of 8:37. This is her first race of 2018. 
THU1:40 PMIAAF World Indoor Tour: MadridMen's 400Pavel Maslak is always strong indoors and will be trying to round into shape for the upcoming 2018 World Indoor Championships.
THU2:00 PMIAAF World Indoor Tour: MadridMen's 60Mike Rodgers and Richard Kilty, two fast starters, should battle for the victory. 
THU2:10 PMIAAF World Indoor Tour: MadridMen's 1500Ayanleh Souleiman is the 2014 World Indoor Champion, but is coming off sub-par year in 2017. His best competition should come from Aman Wote.
THU2:20 PMIAAF World Indoor Tour: MadridMen's 800Adam Kszczot ran 1:46 in his opener and will get some pressure from Mohammad Aman. 
THU2:30 PMIAAF World Indoor Tour: MadridWomen's 1500What can Genzebe Dibaba run less than a week after her 3:57?
FRI12:10 PMBU David Hemery Valentine InvitationalWomen's 800Cecilia Barowski ran on the 4x800m team that went 8:11 at Millrose last weekend. She has an open 800m season best of 2:04.69.
FRI3:30 PMGVSU Big MeetMen's MileZach Panning was the runner-up at the Division II national championships and has a mile PB of 4:07.
FRI6:00 PMBU David Hemery Valentine InvitationalMen's MileEdward Cheserek tries to become the fourth person to break 3:50 indoors.
FRI6:00 PMIowa State ClassicWomen's 5000Caroline Sang finished sixth at the NCAA cross country championships. Charlotte Imer is in good form this season this season and could contend. 
FRI6:05 PMBU David Hemery Valentine InvitationalWomen's MileElinor Purrier ran well to finish fifth at Millrose last weekend. Siofra Cleirigh Buttner has a season best of 2:04.16.
FRI6:15 PMGVSU Big MeetMen's 3000The DII cross country champion James Ngandu leads this field.
FRI6:25 PMIowa State ClassicMen's 5000The entire top 10 from the NCAA XC championships is competing in either the 3000 or 5000 at the Iowa State Classic. This race features Justyn Knight, Gilbert Kigen, Vincent Kiprop, and Dillon Maggard.
FRI7:15 PMIowa State ClassicWomen's 3000Nicole Hutchinson, Erika Kemp, Sharon Lokedi, Katherine Receveur are the top entrants and there is lots of NCAA championship experience between them. 
FRI7:25 PMHusky ClassicWomen's 5000Newly minted U.S. cross country champion Emily Infeld will race alongside Courtney Frerichs and triathlete turned marathoner Gwen Jorgensen. 
FRI7:30 PMIowa State ClassicMen's 3000This is the other loaded race in Ames. Matthew Baxter, Grant Fisher, Andy Trouard, Sean Tobin, and Tyler Day and Johnathan Davis are all entered.
FRI7:45 PMHusky ClassicMen's 5000Nike Oregon Project's Suguru Osako takes on collegians Jack Bruce, Sydney Gidabuday as well as fellow pro Noah Droddy.
FRI9:35 PMDon Kirby Collegiate InvitationalWomen's 200Before they face off in the 60m, Ashley Henderson and Ariana Washington will race the 200m on Friday night.
SAT9:32 AMBU David Hemery Valentine InvitationalMen's 800Harvard's Myles Marshall set a personal best of 1:47.74 last week. 
SAT10:10 AMSPIRE DI Indoor ClassicMen's 60 Hurdles PrelimsChad Zallow mixed it up with professionals last week at the Millrose Games, finishing fourth in a strong field. 
SAT10:55 AMBU David Hemery Valentine InvitationalMen's 400Lalonde Gordon was third last week in the Millrose Games 400m, running 47.24.
SAT11:50 AMSPIRE DI Indoor ClassicMen's 400Izaiah Brown of Rutgers is undefeated in his three races of 2018.
SAT12:50 PMIowa State ClassicWomen's MileJessica Harris has a personal best of 4:33.80 and looks to be the class of the field. Iowa State freshman Cailie Logue is making her collegiate track debut.
SAT1:05 PMBU David Hemery Valentine InvitationalMen's MileCraig Engels of the Nike Oregon Project is the marquee name in this field. 
SAT1:10 PMSPIRE DI Indoor ClassicMen's 60 Hurdles FinalCan Zallow improve on his season best of 7.61?
SAT1:15 PMDon Kirby Collegiate InvitationalWomen's 60 PrelimsAshley Henderson is off to a solid start this indoor season, running 7.30 and 7.33 and getting a win over Ariana Washington. Washington is entered in this race along with her Oregon teammate Lauren Rain Williams.
SAT1:25 PMIowa State ClassicMen's MileJacob Choge, Kigen Chemadi, Sean McGorty all have a chance to take home a win in this race.
SAT1:30 PMDon Kirby Collegiate InvitationalMen's MileAnthony Rotich, a three-time NCAA champion in the steeplechase, is the man to watch. 
SAT2:40 PMDon Kirby Collegiate InvitationalMen's 400Raymond Kibet and Dontavius Wright have outdoor personal bests within 0.1 seconds of each other which should make this a great race.
SAT2:55 PMIowa State ClassicWomen's 800Abike Egbeniyi and Agnes Abu, both of Middle Tennessee State, are the top two seeds, but there are several women who could win this race.
SAT2:55 PMDon Kirby Collegiate InvitationalWomen's 400Standford's 800m star Olivia Baker drops down in distance to take on Shae Anderson and Jasmine Blocker.
SAT3:15 PMDon Kirby Collegiate InvitationalWomen's 60 FinalLast week on this track, Mikiah Brisco put up the second fastest NCAA time ever. How quick can this group go? 
SAT3:25 PMDon Kirby Collegiate InvitationalMen's 800Brandon Lasater is the man to beat. He's run 1:47 outdoors and 1:49 indoors for Georgia Tech.
SAT3:40 PMDon Kirby Collegiate InvitationalWomen's 800Alexa Efraimson finished seventh in the Millrose Games mile last week. What can she do in her second race of the year?
SAT3:45 PMIowa State ClassicMen's 800Abraham Alvarado, Festus Lagat, Cameron Cooper, Isaiah Harris, and Daniel Kuhn are all entered in a very competitive field. 
SAT4:04 PMNew Balance Indoor Grand PrixWomen's 60 HurdlesMuch of the Millrose field is here (Queen Harrison, Dawn Harper-Nelson, Kristi Castlin, Lolo Jones) plus Jasmin Stowers and world #2 Sharika Nelvis.
SAT4:10 PMNew Balance Indoor Grand PrixWomen's 800The were teammates last week in the 4x800m at Millrose, now Charlene Lipsey and Raevyn Rogers will compete against one another.
SAT4:15 PMBU David Hemery Valentine InvitationalMen's 3000Tommy Curtin was sixth at the U.S. championships last year in the 5000m and has run 13:27.
SAT4:15 PMDon Kirby Collegiate InvitationalWomen's 4 x 400 RelayPAC-12 rivals Oregon and Stanford are scheduled to square off in this relay.
SAT4:15 PMNew Balance Indoor Grand PrixBoys' Junior MileDalton Hengst and Josh Hoey are the top entrants.
SAT4:25 PMNew Balance Indoor Grand PrixWomen's 4002017 world champion Phyllis Francis runs her second race of 2018. It should be a competitive competitive race with Natasha Hastings.
SAT4:32 PMNew Balance Indoor Grand PrixGirls' Junior MileGabrielle Wilkinson and Kelsey Chmiel finished one-two in the Millrose Games. Can they do the same this weekend?
SAT4:40 PMNew Balance Indoor Grand PrixMen's 1500mWanamaker Mile champion Chris O'Hare lines up against Nike Oregon Project's Craig Engels.
SAT4:50 PMNew Balance Indoor Grand PrixMen's 60mThis will be the first race for Christian Coleman since he ran the fastest 60m in history. Can he go under 6.39 again? Can Noah Lyles better his 6.59 mark from Millrose?
SAT5:00 PMNew Balance Indoor Grand PrixMen's 800Boris Berian is set to compete for the first time since August 2016. Donavan Brazier is favorite by virtue of his 1:45 at Millrose last weekend.
SAT5:10 PMNew Balance Indoor Grand PrixWomen's 1500Millrose 3000m champion Aisha Praught takes on Gudaf Tsegay, Dawit Seyaum, and Ciara Mageean.
SAT5:18 PMNew Balance Indoor Grand PrixMen's 400This is a small field that features Machel Cedenio and Josephus Lyles.
SAT5:25 PMNew Balance Indoor Grand PrixMen's 300Bralon Taplin just pulled off the rare feat of breaking 45 seconds for 400m indoors. He should have a close matchup with 200m bronze medalist Jereem Richards.
SAT5:30 PMHusky ClassicWomen's MileSome of the NCAA's best are entered, including Nikki Hiltz, Amy-Eloise Neale, and Danae Rivers.
SAT5:32 PMNew Balance Indoor Grand PrixWomen's 3000This will be Jenny Simpson's first race of 2018 and she will have good competition with Emma Coburn and Dani Jones. Coburn set a PB in this event last weekend.
SAT5:45 PMHusky ClassicMen's MileEvan Jager and Lopez Lomong are the top pros. For the collegians, youth (Reed Brown and Sam Worley) take on experience Blake Haney.
SAT5:47 PMNew Balance Indoor Grand PrixMen's 3000This is the second stage of the Edward Cheserek Boston weekend double. Beating Dejen Gebremeskel and Hagos Gebrhiwet will be tough, particularly after a fast mile the night before.
SAT6:10 PMHusky ClassicMen's 400This is an interesting matchup pitting 800m star Nijel Amos against 400m specialits Mike Berry and Marcus Chambers.
SAT6:20 PMHusky ClassicWomen's 800Hannah Fields of the Brooks Beasts and Hanna Green of the Oregon Track Club elite are the favorites. Green ran 2:02.58 last week.
SAT6:40 PMHusky ClassicMen's 800Clayton Murphy will make his second appearance in Seattle this year after two races in New York. Harun Abda and Ryan Martin will provide Murphy's competition.
SAT6:45 PMHusky ClassicWomen's 3000This is a sneak peek at some of the names you'll see at the NCAA championships with Stanford's Elise Cranny and Vanessa Fraser, New Mexico's Weini Kelati and Ednah Kurgat, and Boise State's Allie Ostrander.
SAT6:50 PMHusky ClassicMen's 3000Big-name DI runners Jeff Thies, Colby Gilbert, Ben Saarel, and Cooper Teare are scheduled to compete.
SUN1:15 PMUW Indoor OpenMen's MileMichael Slagowski, who broke four minutes in the mile as an Idaho high schooler, is slated to run in the mile for Eastern Oregon.

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