The Morning Run is a daily compilation of links, news and commentary. – June 12th
Moses Mosop withdrew from the Kenyan Olympic marathon team yesterday due to injury. He will be replaced by Mutai. Emmanuel Mutai. Not Geoffrey Mutai the guy that crushed Emmanuel in New York about 7 months ago and who has the course records in New York and Boston. Patrick Makau, the world record holder was also not chosen. It took me awhile, but I finally figured out how to predict the decisions made by Athletics Kenya. You take what is reasonable, logical and objective and then go with the complete opposite.
Mariya Savinova’s 1:57.95 800 was the headline from the Moscow World Challenge meet.
Fox Sports recounts the anguish and frustration of Wallace Spearmon after he was disqualified from the 200 in the Beijing.
Days after the end of 2012 campaign, Jesse Squire previews the 2013 NCAA track and field season.
Curtis Anderson of the Eugene Register-Guard looks at the Oregon Ducks who have Olympic Trials plans.
Pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva talks to Joe Battaglia about the 2008 Olympics. On Skype nonetheless.
Bernard Lagat does some race visualization for NBC Olympics.