Round one of the USATF Outdoor Track and Field Championships took place today (June 26) and Evan won his prelim heat with ease. Taking over the lead very early on, Evan kept himself out of trouble, leading the rest of the way and cruising to a comfortable victory in 8:40.13. Evan now sets his sights on Sunday's final, which takes place at 2:06pm PT and can be viewed live on NBC and make sure to support Evan using the hashtag #JagerTime.

Post-Prelim Interviews: LetsRun | RunnerSpace | Flotrack

Post-Race Quote (via The Oregonian)

I don’t think it’s a lock by any stretch of the imagination,” Jager said. “Hopefully, if everything goes well, I feel like I should win.