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Monday, February 14, 2011

Superfan Daily: Weekend Roundup

Indoor Track
Belgacom Flanders Indoor (IAAF Permit)
Sunday, Gent BEL
Highlights: Isiah Koech (KEN) 7:37.50 3k, Aries Merritt (USA) 7.53 60H, Pawel Wojciechowski (POL) 5.86 PV
IAAF story / Results / Video

BW-Bank Meeting Karlsruhe (IAAF Permit)
Sunday, Karlsruhe GER
Highlights: David Oliver (USA) 7.40 60H, Kellie Wells (USA) 7.82 60H, Silke Spiegelberg (GER) 4.76 PV
IAAF story / Results / Video

International PSD Bank Meet (EAA Permit)
Friday, Dusseldorf GER
Highlights: Isiah Koech (KEN) 12:53.29, Malte Mohr (GER) 5.85 PV
IAAF story / Results / Video

Samsung Pole Vault Stars (EAA Permit)
Friday, Donyets'k UKR
Winners: Renaud Lavillenie (FRA) 5.93, Yelena Isinbayeva 4.85
IAAF story and results

Aviva Indoor UK Trials and Championships
Saturday-Sunday, Sheffield ENG
Highlights: Dwain Chambers 6.57 60m, Andy Turner 7.61 60H, Tom Parsons 2.31 HJ
Athletics Weekly Day 1 recap / AW Day 2 recap / Results

Belarus Indoor Championships
Friday-Saturday, Mogilev BLR
IAAF story and results

NYRR Deuce Challenge
Saturday, Armory Track and Field Center, New York NY
Winner: Bernard Lagat (USA) 8:10.07 2 mile, American Record
AP story

Tyson Invitational
Friday-Saturday, Randall Tyson Track Center, Fayetteville AR
Highlights: Mookie Salaam (Okla) 6.54 60m, Erik Kynard (Ks St) 2.33 HJ, Christin Wurth-Thomas 8:43.79, Marshavet Myers 6.83 LJ
Results / Video

Texas A&M Conference Challenge presented by Polytan
Saturday, Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium, College Station TX
Highlights: Texas A&M men 3:05.48, Baylor 3:05.92 4x400
Results / Video

Flotrack Husky Classic
Friday and Saturday, Dempsey Indoor, Seattle WA
Highlights: Elijah Greer (Ore) 1:47.02,Chris Solinsky (OTC) 3:54.52, Tim Nelson (OTC) 7:49.95, Elliot Heath (Stan) 13:37.77, Jackie Areson (Tenn) 15:39.81
Results / Flotrack video / Runnerspace video

All the rest

Outdoor Track
Brisbane Track Classic (Athletics Australia Tour)
Friday, QSAC Stadium, Brisbane AUS
Highlights: Dani Samuels 59.72 DT
Runner's Tribe story / Results / Video

Western Relays
Saturday, Montego Bay JAM
Highlights: MVP men 38.87, women 43.68 4x100
Jamaica Gleaner story

Cross Country
Chiba International (IAAF Permit)
Sunday, Chiba JPN
Winners: Bidan Karoki (KEN), Hitomi Niiya (JPN)
IAAF story and results

Road Racing
Rock N' Roll Mardi Gras Marathon and Half Marathon
Sunday, New Orleans LA
Highlight: Kim Smith (NZL) 1:07:36 half marathon story

News Links
Runner's World's Daily News has all the weekend's headlines.

The EAA's weekend roundup.

Britain's Steph Twell suffered a nasty leg break during a cross country race on Saturday.

Athletics South Africa's Leonard Cheune has been found guilty.

Running Times grills USATF over the Joseph Chirlee affair.  Poor Jill Geer -- I'm sure she agrees it's a bad policy but has to defend it anyway.

OTC coach Alberto Salazar gets a science-based assistant.  I'm not sure more science is what he needs.

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