House Of Run: What Will Be The Legacy Of The 2018 Boston Marathon?

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On the latest episode of the House of Run podcast, Jason and Kevin discuss Desiree Linden becoming the first American woman to win Boston since 1985, Yuki Kawauchi's comeback victory, the bizarre top five in both races, the panoply of DNFs, and the horrific weather in Boston.

The guys also discuss what the race means for the future of American marathoning, Sarah Sellers' runner-up finish in the women's race, and they also look ahead to this weekend's London Marathon.


Highlights:

1:45 - Why Des Linden's victory made sense on Monday.

5:50 - How do you put the top 15 results into context?

14:20 - How did Linden go from almost dropping out of the race to taking the win?

17:04 - What were the takeaways for the other American elites in the race?

24:00 - Sarah Sellers and the stories of all the other obscure runners who ran to top-10 finishes on Monday. 

29:30 - Yuki, Yuki, and more Yuki!!

35:20 - The difference psychological approaches from Kawauchi and Linden. 

47:00 - Will the women's world record be broken at the London Marathon?

53:08 - What will Mo Farah run in his second marathon?

58:00 - Listener emails!

Want to listen to this episode on the go? You can also listen to the show via iTunes by clicking here.

Full List Of NCAA Championship Qualifiers

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The full list of qualifiers for the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Championships.

Final Pre Classic At Hayward Field Delivers Great Results

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Collegian Jones Upsets Pros At Pre Classic National 1500

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By David Monti, @d9monti(c) 2018 Race Results WeeklyEUGENE, OREGON (25-May) -- On a chilly evening here at historic Hayward Field, University of Colorado redshirt junior Dani Jones beat back the collective challenge of 14 professional women to win the national section of the 1500m on the first day of the two-day Prefontaine Classic, the third stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League.

Paul Chelimo Chases American 2 Mile Record & More Pre Classic Storylines

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The sole U.S. stop on the IAAF Diamond League circuit is this weekend's Prefontaine Classic. This year's event marks its final appearance at pre-construction era Hayward Field, as the University of Oregon's historic facility will undergo massive renovations this summer in preparation to host the 2021 IAAF World Championships.

Arizona State's Maggie Ewen Aiming for Triple College Closure

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The Road To Eugene Runs Through The NCAA DI Preliminary Rounds

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Confidence Picks Featuring and Grant Holloway, LSU, And Houston

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The collegiate season ramps up this weekend with NCAA Preliminary Rounds taking place in Sacramento, California, and Tampa, Florida. In each event, the top 12 finishers advance to the 2018 NCAA Championships in Eugene. After an extremely fast indoor and outdoor season, it's easy to be confident that the fast times will continue in the postseason. 

House Of Run: Prelims & Pre-Prognostications

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The Road To Eugene Runs Through The NCAA DI Preliminary Rounds

Jason and Kevin discuss Steven Gardiner, Noah Lyles, and Shaunae Miller-Uibo’s big performances on the streets of Boston, Mo Farah narrowing down his fall marathon decision, the athlete most likely to drop a big time at the NCAA Prelims, and the best races at this weekend’s Prefontaine Classic.

FloTrack Predicts The Top-12 Qualifiers At NCAA Prelims

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The Road To Eugene Runs Through The NCAA DI Preliminary Rounds

Here are our official FloTrack predictions for who will qualify (top-12) for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the individual track events.

Schweizer's Double, Houston's Team Chances; West Prelim Preview

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The Road To Eugene Runs Through The NCAA DI Preliminary Rounds

The 2018 Division I NCAA West Preliminary Round kicks off on Thursday in Sacramento, California, where every athlete's goal is a top-12 finish and a trip to Eugene. Yesterday, we looked at 10 of the biggest names competing at the 2018 DI NCAA East Preliminary Round. Today, we will do the same with the West.  

Five Races That Will Be Especially Close At NCAA Prelims

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The Road To Eugene Runs Through The NCAA DI Preliminary Rounds

The race for the top 12 begins this Thursday in Sacramento, California, and Tampa, Florida, as the NCAA's best try to navigate the preliminary rounds and advance to Eugene. The qualifying system is clear-cut and unforgiving, making events with obvious favorites still very intriguing. Here are five of the deepest events that could lead to some intense battles for the 12 qualifying spots.