The 4×400 meters is one of the traditional ways to end the World Championships, and at @runblogrun, we think it is one of the very best.
I recorded the crowd, the fine announcing and provided some comments on this audio of the last event in the London 2017 World Championships. It was an intense event as Trinidad and Tobago provided a great surprise for the weary United States team.
It was a great ending to the fine championships. It already has us wondering, how can Doha 2019 top London 2017?
Larry Eder has had a 51-year involvement in the sport of athletics. Larry has experienced the sport as an athlete, coach, magazine publisher, and now, journalist and blogger. His first article, on Don Bowden, America's first sub-4 minute miler, was published in RW in 1983. Larry has published several magazines on athletics, from American Athletics to the U.S. version of Spikes magazine. He currently manages the content and marketing development of the RunningNetwork, The Shoe Addicts, and RunBlogRun. Of RunBlogRun, his daily pilgrimage with the sport, Larry says: "I have to admit, I love traveling to far away meets, writing about the sport I love, and the athletes I respect, for my readers at runblogrun.com, the most of anything I have ever done, except, maybe running itself." Also does some updates for BBC Sports at key events, which he truly enjoys. Theme song: Greg Allman, " I'm no Angel."