Tiernan = National Champ X 2 *Results

Patrick Tiernan Becomes Australian National 10,000 Champion, Debuting In 27:59 At The Zatopek 10,000 In the women’s race, New Zealand’s Camille Buscomb got a shock win as Aussie favorite Eloise Wellings struggled in 4th.
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Recommended Read: The Guardian: “From Crystal Meth To Olympic Glory: The Recovery And Rise Of Luvo Manyonga” Three years ago, South Africa’s Manyonga was a crystal meth addict; now he’s an Olympic long jump silver medalist.

Today’s Doping News

Doping Updates

New IAAF Reforms / Sponsorship: Goodbye Adidas, Hello Asics

Pre-Sunday Road News

Singapore: Former Champions Kenneth Mungara (2:09:00) And Kennedy Kiptoo Lilan (2:11:36) Will Clash In The Singapore Marathon Rebecca Kangogo Chesir (2:25:22) and Peninah Arusei (2:27:17) lead the women’s field.

USATF 2016

Vin Lananna Campaign Pins

LRC Everything You Need To Know From The 2016 USATF Convention Wejo attended his first USATF convention that saw the coronation of Vin Lananna and reports everything you need to know.

Foot Locker CC Is Saturday

affolder_noah-flcc15LRC Boys’ Preview: Sam Worley, Noah Affolder & Finn Gessner Headline A Wide-Open Race The nation’s top runner (Casey Clinger) may have been at NXN, but Foot Locker is still loaded. Four of the top six boys from NXN will be there, plus undefeated FL NE champ Noah Affolder (Carlisle, PA) and Finn Gessner of Madison, WI (11th at ’15 FL finals), which makes for a deep, unpredictable race.

mareno_nevada-flcc15LRC Girls’ Preview: Sophomore Standout Claudia Lane Will Duel Senior Nevada Mareno For The Title Lane obliterated the field at FL West by 35 seconds but the Stanford-bound Mareno (4:43/10:00) is the top returner (3rd in ’15) and is undefeated on the season. Who will come out on top in San Diego?

Euro XC Champs Are Sunday In Chia, Italy

News From Kenya

Assorted Distance News

NCAA News

Weekend Distance Action

Marathon News

IAAF AOY

Usain Bolt And Almaz Ayana Crowned 2016 IAAF World Athletes Of The Year Bolt won the award for a record 6th time. Other winners included Andre De Grasse as the male rising star and Harry Marra (who coaches the Eatons) won the coaching achievement award.

Usain Bolt Says He Wishes He “Got Serious” When He Was Younger As He Feels He Could Have “Done A Lot More In My Career” Bolt was quoted as saying, “Maybe if I’d started younger I’d have had four Olympics.” However, he did have 4 Olympics (he didn’t make the 200 final in 2004), so maybe he meant 4 golds.

USA: Matt Centrowitz And Michelle Carter Were Named USATF Athletes Of The Year

2017 London Worlds Will Be Here Before You Know It

bolt_usainboltpose-world15LRC IAAF Announces 2017 World Championships Entry Standards – Which Ones Got Easier And Which Ones Got Harder? Find out what the pros will have to run, jump or throw if they want to compete in London next summer. Also why is the IAAF sexist?


Event News: Big Change To 2017 Diamond League Format

More British News: UK Athletics Facing Sex Assault Scandal

UK Distance News

Olympic News

High School / Junior-Themed News

Random, But Interesting

Is There A Demand For Lighted Running Shorts / Pants With A GPS Enabled Panic Alarm In Them?

At Night Athletic's Kick Starter page is now liveLRC Q&A With Tim Polanowski – Inventor Of At Night Athletic After nearly plowing into another runner one night, Polanowski has invented a pair of running shorts that come with built-in LED lights that can be turned on / off and a GPS enabled panic alarm.
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 What do you think of these super high-tech, lighted shorts with alarm that are on Kickstarter? Q&A with co-founder

USATF Annual Meeting Has Started