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Monday, January 17, 2011

Superfan Daily: Weekend Roundup

Cross Country
Cross de Itálica (IAAF Permit)
Sunday, Seville ESP
Winners: Leonard Komon (8k), Vivian Cheruiyot (8k)
IAAF story and results

Kenya Police Inter-Divisional Cross Country Championships
Saturday, Ngong Race Course, Nairobi KEN
Winners: Geoffrey Mutai (12k), Pauline Njeri (8k)
IAAF story and results

Cross della Vallagarina (EAA Permit)
Sunday, Rovereto ITA
Winners: Thomas Longosiwa (8.7k), Alemu Birtukan (5.6k)
IAAF story and results

Bay Area Cross Challenge
Sunday, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco CA
Winners: Ben Bruce (8k), Molly Huddle (6k)
Recap and results

Cross Ouest-France
Sunday, Le Mans FRA
Winners: Mike Kigen (9.1k), Wude Aleyew (4.9k)
Story (in French) and results

McCain Cardiff Cross Challenge
Sunday, Blackweir Fields, Cardiff WAL
Winners: Frank Tickner, Charlotte Purdue
Athletics Weekly recap

Road Racing
Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (IAAF Gold Label)
Sunday, Mumbai IND
Winners: Girma Assefa (2:09:54 course record, Indian all-comers record), Koren Yal (2:26:56 course record, Indian all-comers record)
IAAF story and results

Inter-Prefectural Women’s Ekiden
Sunday, Kyoto JAP (9 stages, 42.195 km)
Winner: Kyoto Prefecture (2:17:16)
Highlight: Kayoko Fukushi, 31:53 10k leg
Japan Running News story, results and video highlights

P.F. Chang’s Rock n Roll Arizona Marathon and Half Marathon
Sunday, Pheonix-Tempe-Scottsdale AZ
Winners: Josh Cox (2:17:32 + 2:43:45 50k American Record), Sally Meyerhoff (2:37:56), Shawn Forrest (1:03:07), Madai Perez (1:11:49)
Velonews recap

Naples Daily News Half Marathon
Sunday, Naples FL
Winners: Nicholas Kurgat (1:03:26), Gebre Belainesh (1:09:58 course record)
Naples Daily News story and results

Indoor Track
UW Indoor Preview
Saturday, Dempsey Indoor, Seattle WA
Highlights: Lisa Koll 8:53.14 3k, Josh Norman 6.58 60m
Recap, video and results

Capital Perche
Saturday, Stadium Jean Pellez, Aubiere FRA (pole vault only)
Winners: Renaud Lavillenie (5.92m), Maria Ribeiro-Tavares (4.37m)
Story (in French) and results

North Rhine regional championships
Sunday, Leverkusen GER
Highlight: Silke Spiegelburg 4.65 PV

South England Championships
Sunday, Lee Valley, ENG
Highlights: Jeanette Kwakye 7.28 60m
Athletics weekly story

Ohio State 88, Michigan 74 (men)
Highlights: Matt DeChant (OSU) 19.44 SP, Thomas Murdaugh (OSU) 46.3 4x400 split
Recap and results

Ohio State 83, Michigan 78 (women)
Highlights: Christina Manning (OSU) 8.13 60H, Rebecca Addison (UM) 2:09.87 800m
Recap and results

Indiana 77, Purdue 59 (men)
Indiana 89, Purdue 47 (women)
Highlights: Faith Sherrill (IU) 17.92 SP, Andy Bayer (IU) 4:01.71 Mile, Kind Butler (IU) 6.72 60m
Recap and results

Arkansas 97, Texas 72 (men)
Highlights: Tarik Batchelor (UA) 7.98 LJ, 15.70 TJ
Recap and results

Kansas 91, Missouri 89 (men)
Kansas 99, Missouri 82 (women)
Highlights: Mason Finley (KU) 20.71 SP
Recap and results

Akron 82, Kent State 67 (men)
Akron 82, Kent State 69 (women)
Highlights: Matt Fleger (UA) 20.46 WT
Recap and results

Georgia 77, Clemson 68, Auburn 38, Miami 25 (men)
Clemson 77, Georgia 72, Miami 42, Auburn 23 (women)
Highlights: Briana Rollins (CU) 8.19 60H, Colleen Felix (UGA) 13.25 TJ
Recap and results

Leonard Hilton Memorial
Winning Teams: Texas-San Antonio (men), Texas (women)
Highlights: Mike Rodgers (pro) 6.66 60m
Recap and results

Texas A&M Conference Challenge
Wining Conferences: admit it, no one cares
Highlights: Gerald Phiri (TAMU) 20.81 200m, Texas A&:M (men) 3:06.49 4x400, Demetrius Pinder (TAMU) 45.56 relay leg, Jessica Beard (TAMU) 23.25 200m, Jasmine Simmons (Oklahoma) 12.97 TJ, Skylar White (Baylor) 16.97 SP
Recap and results

All the rest

Track on TV
Endurance, 10:00 PM tonight on Flix

News Links
Runner's World's Racing News has all the headlines: Josh Cox just missing a World Record, Kara Goucher's return to racing, and more. 

The new House of Run podcast is up.

The CARIFTA Games are likely to be canceled.

The Fukuoka Marathon has been upgraded to IAAF Gold Label status.

Yelena Isinbayeva has announced her indoor schedule.

More one the London Olympic Stadium fight: Usain Bolt backs West Ham, Tottenham Hotspur fans protest their team's plans.

Track and Field News lists the best marks ever by athletes who have not made their World Rankings.

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