Weekend Watch Guide: Simpson, Jones Chase Fast 5k At BU

One of the busiest weekends of the 2020 indoor track season is upon us, and FloTrack has you covered with several live events across the country. Boston will once again host some of the top professional and collegiate distance runners in the U.S., including Jenny Simpson, Dani Jones and Tyler Day.

2020 BU David Hemery Valentine Invitational

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2020 Don Kirby Elite Invitational

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FRI11:55 AMBUW800

Ce’Aira Brown, Lindsey Butterworth, Nia Akins, Cynthia Anais

FRI1:15 PMDKWMILE

Karisa Nelson, Stephanie Cotter

FRI3:50 PMBUW1K

Melissa Bishop, Madeline Kelly, Lucia Stafford

FRI4:30 PMBUWMILE

Marta Freitas, Leah O’Connor, Julie-Anne Staehli

FRI6:00 PMISUW5K

Dorcas Wasike, Cailie Logue, Ericka Vanderlende

FRI6:25 PMISUM5K

Peter Seuffer, Jaret Carpenter, Eric Hamer

FRI7:10 PMISUW3K

Bethany Hasz, Abby Nichols

FRI7:25 PMISUM3K

Kyle Mau, Euan Makepeace, Ben Veatch

FRI7:30 PMBUW3K

Marlee Starliper, Aisling Cuffe, Tori Gerlach

FRI8:40 PMBUW5K

Jenny Simpson, Dani Jones, Makena Morley, Elly Henes

SAT12:55 PMISUWMILE

Molly Sughroue, Johanna Schulz

SAT1:25 PMISUMMILE

Patrick Casey, Edwin Kurgat

SAT2:45 PMBUM1K

Kyle Merber, Rob Napolitano, Colby Alexander

SAT3:20 PM BU MMILE

James Randon, Kieran Tuntivate

SAT6:10 PMBUM3K

Tyler Day, Geordie Beamish, Luis Grijalva, Matt Baxter, Ben Flanagan

10 Best Performances From The Weekend

Between more Mondo Duplantis' theatrics in Glasgow, a ridiculous road 5k world record in Monaco and plenty of excitement stateside, there was a lot to get excited about this past weekend in track and field.

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Don't Look Now... The NAU Lumberjacks Could Win NCAA Indoors

With just two weeks left to qualify for NCAAs a majority of the top-16 fields are coming into form on the distance side. The NAU men are currently slated to qualify ten entries across three distance events.

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Joshua Cheptegei Smashes Road 5k World Record In 12:51

A little over a month after Rhonex Kipruto took down Joshua Cheptegei’s road 10k world record, the Ugandan has answered back in a big way by running 12:51 on Sunday in Monaco to smash Kipruto’s 5k world record. Cheptegei cut a whopping 27 seconds off the 13:18 that the Kenyan ran on Jan. 12, a run that came en route to Kipruto’s 26:24 10k record.

Mondo Does It Again, Breaks Pole Vault World Record

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Mondo Duplantis is ushering in a new era of the pole vault, one centimeter at a time. Just a week removed from his world record clearance of 6.17m, the 20-year-old vaulted 6.18m at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix in Glasgow.

U.S. Indoor Women's Preview: Can Purrier Chase Down Houlihan?

The most interesting match-up of the indoor season materialized quickly. Last Saturday evening at the Millrose Games, Elinor Purrier dropped a stunning 4:16.85 mile to break the American record and dispatch a stacked field in a race that turned into a festival of personal bests and national records. It was a career-defining race for Purrier. A run fast enough to legitimately raise the question if she could beat America’s best mid-distance runner, Shelby Houlihan. This weekend at the US Indoor Championships in Albuquerque, Purrier will have two chances (the 3000m on Friday and the 1500m on Saturday) to pull it off. 

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2020 High School Track & Field State Championships Central

2020 High School Indoor Track & Field State Championships:

U.S. Indoor Men's Preview: Coleman Debuts, Engels Battles Thompson, Murphy

The stakes for the 2020 USATF Indoor Championships were dramatically reduced in the wake of World Indoors being postponed due to the coronavirus. But prize money and bragging rights are incentive enough for the world’s fastest man and several top domestic distance runners this weekend in Albuquerque.

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House Of Run: What Is Purrier's Best Chance For A Medal?

Kevin and Jason discuss Mondo Duplantis’ world record, the American records by Elinor Purrier, Donavan Brazier and Ajee Wilson at the Millrose Games, Brazier’s NFL ambitions, Purrier’s path to a medal, Galen Rupp’s return to racing, Usain Bolt’s takes and Kenya’s Olympic jerseys

22 All-American-Caliber NCAA Athletes Who Have Yet To Compete In 2020

With just three weekends left to qualify for the 2020 DI NCAA Indoor Championships, we take a look at some notable 'potential scorers' who have yet to debut in their collegiate jerseys this season.

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