This is Coffee With Larry for Saturday, April 1, 2023.
My topics today:
1. Happy 50th to the Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 miler! I ran the CB 10M way back in 1986, building up for #Bostonmarathon that year.
2. Our friends at #atlantatrackclub did a fun April Fool’s day prank, www.atlantatrackclub.com.
3. Ryan Crouser and Chase Ealey head up shot put, to be held indoors on 26 April at #Drakerelays, www.drakerelays.com.
4. Wayde Van Niekerk ran 44.17 for the 400m earlier today in South Africa, running his fastest since 2017! Wayde has won Rio Olympic gold, golds in Beijing 2015 and London 2015 at 400m, and silver at 200m. This is his best run in almost six years! Great one Wayde!
Wayde Van Niekerk, WR holder, 400 meters, photo by Kevin Morris
5. It is time for the Atlanta Peachtree Road Race registration! https://www.atlantatrackclub.org/peachtree
6. NB nationals outdoors is June 15-18, 2023, at U Penn, www.nbnationals.com
7. Doha Diamond League Meeting is May 5, 2023, www.diamondleague.com