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Our topics today:

1. Bravo to NIKE and NIKE Pre-Class on putting together the Mile of the Century!

2. Brooks announces that Jim Weber has resigned as CEO after 23 years at the helm. Dan Sheridan will replace him. Brooks planned this succession, and it was well-received.

2011 Brooks PR Invite, President of Brooks, Jim Weber with a member of the Brooks Beasts TC (not an actual Gorilla), photo by Brooks Communicaiton

3. Chanelle Price, memories of Sopot 2014, by Stuart Weir, https://www.runblogrun.com/2024/03/chanelle-price-ran-her-race-a-memory-from-2014.html

Chanelle Price, pacing, photo by Getty Images for British Athletics

4. This is a fun interview with Noah Lyles from Budapest! RunBlogRun presents Noah Lyles – adidas Press Conference, 2023 World Athletics Championships – Budapest , filmed by Deji Ogeyingbo, https://www.runblogrun.com/2023/11/runblogrun-presents-noah-lyles-adidas-press-conference-2023-world-athletics-championships-budapest.html?fbclid=IwAR0OZdUP1WbIYElQJxMyIWSLmJV1mPWQFS3Uah0od4-MfDXOC3npBdp_9EQ

Noah Lyles, photo by Brian Eder for RunBlogRun

5. The Long Jump Controversy Grows, by Stuart Weir, https://www.runblogrun.com/2024/03/changing-the-format-of-the-long-jump-and-a-few-other-events.html

Tara Davis-Woodhall leaps a massive 7.18 meter long jump, leading the world, photo by Kevin Morris

6. Emily Sisson makes her second team, https://www.runblogrun.com/2024/02/making-the-olympic-team-some-thoughts-on-emily-sisson.html?fbclid=IwAR3GPNQq_dDtsdSfEXUCvX5MaSnHWI3HyEQfyD18jWdqGiDmHNiRDOJz34U

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

7. The last weekend in Boston was a fantastic celebration of indoor track and field. 5000 athletes and SRO in Reggie Lewis and The TRACK at New Balance, thanks to great crews at both facilities and sixty officials! Here’s…

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