This is my daily chat with #RunBlogRun viewers and track fans on all things track & field!

This is Coffee with Larry for Monday, March 18, 2024.

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Our topics:

1. The TEN was highly successful. In the Men’s race, Grant Fisher led 8 men under 27:00.00, the Paris qualifying time, with Fisher taking the lead with 100m to go.

Grant Fisher, Joe Klecker, USATF Outdoor Track and Field Championships held at Hayward Field, University of Oregon, July 6-10, 2023, photo by Kevin Morris

2. On the women’s side of The TEN, Tsigi Gebreselama won the 10,000m in 29:48.34, a WL, PB, and leading 4 women under the Olympic standard.

Tsigi Gebreselama, 2024 RAK Half Marathon, photo by Giancarlo Colombo

3. In LA on Sunday, the 39th LA Marathon, which had 26,000 starters, was won by Cosmas Ngeno in 2:11.01 and 2:25.29. Stacy Ndiwa, defending her title from 2023, also won.

4. Under the new management of RUNLOCAL, the Oakland Marathon held its 15th annual event this year.

See you tomorrow on Coffee with Larry!