30 Mar '17, 1pm

Just 16 days before Boston, Galen Rupp and Jordan Hasay are in Prague to run fast. #PragueHalf

Galen Rupp and Jordan Hasay have flown from Oregon to the Czech Republic to race half marathons on Saturday--16 days before they race the Boston Marathon. (You can watch Rupp's and Hasay's races at the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon live on FloTrack in North America, beginning at 1 AM Pacific/4 AM Eastern. If you're watching the Stanford Invitational anyway, the races begin about an hour and 20 minutes after the Stanford men's 10K.) There was a half marathon in New York City two weekends ago; there was a 15K in Florida three weekends ago (which Hasay won). The point here is, there are plenty of under-distance racing opportunities that required less taxing travel and provided more recovery time before Boston. But in coordination with their coach, Alberto Salazar, who is a fanatic planner, they chose this one in Prague. Why? One answer is that the course is extremely fast, ...

Full article: http://www.flotrack.org/article/53998-prague-preview-rupp...

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