The Morning Run is a daily compilation of links, news and commentary
Yesterday, we posted our podcast recapping the Doha Diamond League and previewing the upcoming meets in Shanghai and Occidental. Jason also mourns the loss of his Chicago Bulls.
The 2012 House of Run fantasy track and field league kicks off this weekend. If you would like to participate, go here and join the league “House of Run Podcast.” The league pin is 167961. Any and all are welcome.
Ahead of Saturday’s meet in Shanghai, many of the world’s fastest ran in Daegu on Wednesday.
A year removed from his death, ESPN revisits the life of Sammy Wanjiru.
NBC’s “visualization” videos feature Lolo Jones, Bershawn Jackson and Dwight Phillips. I would make a joke about viewers needing to visualize live Olympic coverage too, but NBC is ditching the tape delay this year.
The Wall Street Journal profiles the carefree Abdi Abdirahman.
Dai Greene says he never disrespected the American 400 hurdlers, but stands by his statements about Lashawn Merritt.
Speaking of Merritt, he decided to wade into the Oscar Pistorius issue.
Flotrack interviews Santa Monica Track Club founder Joe Douglas about the importance of communications, and even acting classes, for track and field athletes to appeal to the general public. So if you were wondering where Carl Lewis got the idea he could act from………
The popular “30 for 30” series on ESPN will return and produce a documentary on a steroid user in track and field. Completely uncharted territory for them.
What happens when a group of ultra-marathoners run down a really steep hill? Some of them fall, but one of them sets a world record.
Jesse Squire distributes his college athlete of the week awards.