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

This is #coffeewithLarry for Monday, February 12, 2024.

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Our topics:

1. The 116th Millrose Games was a “night of records” (quote from Mark Bossardet); here’s the complete results: https://www.runblogrun.com/2024/02/millrose-games-armory-trackfield-center-new-york-ny-usa-11-february-2024-by-world-athletics-results-services.html

116th Millrose Games
The Armory, New York, NY, USA

2. Oliver Hinson wrote this piece on the Men’s events at Millrose (we are posting the women’s event piece from Oliver today, Monday), https://www.runblogrun.com/2024/02/heres-everything-you-missed-from-the-millrose-games-the-men-by-oliver-hinson-for-runblogrun.html

Josh Kerr showing off his new singlet, photo by Brooks Running

3. This Day in Track & Field History, February 11, 2024, how Millrose moved to the Armory, by Walt Murphy, https://www.runblogrun.com/2024/02/this-day-in-track-field-history-february-11-2024-by-walt-murphys-news-and-results-service.html

The Millrose Games, circa 2014, photo by Larry Eder

4. How Josh Kerr broke the World record for the 2 miles at Millrose! by Race Results Weekly, https://www.runblogrun.com/2024/02/world-best-for-two-miles-for-josh-kerr-at-millrose-games.html

Josh Kerr broke the World record at 2 miles with his fine 8:00.67, photo by Kevin Morris, Millrose Games.

5. Jeff Benjamin wrote this on Yared Nuguse’s glorious 2023! https://www.runblogrun.com/2024/02/the-2023-steps-of-ascension-for-yared-nuguse-2nd-in-a-series.html

Yared Nuguse wins the Wanamaker Mie for the second year in a row, in WL, photo by Kevin Morris for Millrose Games

6. Emily Sisson made her second Olympic team, by Larry Eder, https://www.runblogrun.com/2024/02/making-the-olympic-team-some-thoughts-on-emily-sisson.html

Emily Sisson makes her second Olympic team, photo by Kevin Morris

7. Everything that you wanted to know about Dakotah Lindwurm, the 3rd member of the U.S. Olympic Marathon team, from RunBlogRun, https://www.runblogrun.com/2024/02/dakota-lindwurn-just-about-everything-that-you-want-to-know-about-the-third-member-of-the-us-olympic-womens-marathon-team.html

Dakotah Lindwurn is going to Paris! U.S. Olympic Team Marathon Trials
Orlando, Florida
February 3, 2024,photo by Kevin Morris

8. Great Performances at Copernicus Cup
(Torun, Poland), by EME News, https://www.runblogrun.com/2024/02/f-hailu-355-28-wl-alemu-157-86-wl-barega-725-82-wl-in-orlen-copernicus-cup.html

Men’s 1,500m, Copernicus Cup, photo by Copernicus Cup 2023

9. In praise of Fiona O’Keeffe, by Larry Eder, https://www.runblogrun.com/2024/02/in-praise-of-fiona-okeeffe.html

Fionna O’Keefe, U.S. Olympic Team Marathon Trials
Orlando, Florida
February 3, 2024, photo by Kevin Morris

10. Jeff Benjamin’s superb piece on the 1974 Commonwealth games, Men’s 1,500m, “A Race for the Ages”, https://www.runblogrun.com/2024/02/90542.html

The famous 1974 Commonwealth Games 1,500m, with Filbert Bayi leading, John Walker, Rod Dixon, photo by Mark Shearman

11. I was thinking about my wonderful experience at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Here’s Stuart Weir’s thoughts on the 2022 Commonwealth Games: https://www.runblogrun.com/2022/08/birmingham-2022-diary-five-lessons-from-the-2022-commonwealth-games.html

Jake Wightman and fans,
Commonwealth Games 2022
Photo and Copyright by Bobby Gavin for Scottish Athletics

12. What I wrote about Noah Lyles’s 6.44 win at 60 meters in NB Indoor GP for the RunningNetwork partner sites, https://www.runningnetwork.com/index.php/news/340-what-did-noah-lyles-s-6-44-for-60-meters-at-the-2024-new-balance-indoor-grand-prix-tell-us-by-larry-eder

The style of Noah Lyles, photo by Kevin Morris, 2024 NB Indoor GP

13. And this helps put the Millrose Games at the NIKE Armory Track & Field Center in proper perspective. I wrote this for the RunningNetwork partners: https://americantrackandfield.com/millrose-games-comes-to-the-nike-track-field-armory-on-sunday-february-11-2024-by-larry-eder/

Elle St. Pierre, 116th Millrose Games
The Armory, New York, NY, USA, photo by Kevin Morris

14. RAK Half Marathon (sponsored), the fastest half marathon in the world, is February 24, 2024. #RunBlogRun will be there Feb. 20-26 to cover the event live and provide you, our readers, some insights into global running, www.rakhalfmarathon.com

Tamirat Tola, TCS New York Marathon
New York, New York, USA
November 5, 2023, photo by Kevin Morris

15. We are terribly saddened by the deaths of Kelvin Kiptum and his coach, Gervais Hakizimana, in an auto accident in Kenya. Our thoughts and prayers are with their families, friends and fans.

Kelvin Kiptum, Chicago Marathon 2023, photo by Kevin Morris

See you on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, on #CoffeewithLarry.
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