21 Jun '12, 3pm

Diamond League champ Morgan Uceny talks about fast 1500s #TrackTown12 #Eugene2012

Diamond League champ Morgan Uceny talks about fast 1500s #TrackTown12 #Eugene2012

Other leading American runners headed to the Prefontaine Classic and adidas Grand Prix, but you went off to the Diamond League meets in Rome and Oslo. Why did you decide to do that? And how much do you know in advance about who you're going to be facing over there? Morgan Uceny : Early on, I saw that with Rome and Oslo both being Diamond League, it made sense to go to Europe and do two races back to back that I knew were going to be high-caliber. When you get the Diamond League status, you're getting the best athletes from all over the world instead of just the U.S. I just felt like training was going well and I wanted to see where my fitness was and I just thought the best opportunities for me to do that would be at those Diamond League meets.

Full article: http://news.runnersworld.com/2012/06/20/brief-chat-morgan...

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