The Pre Classic presser is a combo of a comedy show and WWF. It is fun, and it is the way that has been part of the Pre Classic for years. Tom Jordan, Meet director, gives each athlete a question (last couple of years, I have been asked to do them).
This little video caught the room, all of the photographers and the pre event mayhem. Tom Jordan, Meet Director, is a day from collapse, and he is juggling one crisis after another.
And now, the fun stuff begins….
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."