No Days Off


No Days Off is a call for consistency, moderation and patience: the full-time, year-round commitment to the process. Two athletes put the 2019 No Days Off Collection, featuring winter performance apparel made from Australian Merino wool, through its paces over a cold-weather training camp in Craftsbury, Vermont. Film directed by Emily Maye and produced with support from The Woolmark Company.
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Dubai Is Thusday Night (9 PM ET)

LRC 2019 Dubai Marathon Preview: The Return Of Guye Adola, Ibrahim Jeilan Debuts, & What Will Emmanuel Saina & Ruth Chepngetich Do For An Encore? Out of protest of the IAAF refusing to give Dubai platinum status, the prize money in Dubai is down this year but the quality of the fields certainly isn’t. The men’s field is LOADED with 8 sub-2:07 guys and it will also serve as the debut for 2011 world 10,000 champ Ibrahim Jeilan as well as 12:59 man Getaneh Molla.

LRC Dubai Marathon Slashes Prize Money And No Longer Is World’s Richest – Boston Now Claims Prize Money Crown In protest of the IAAF refusing to give Dubai “Platinum status” simply because it doesn’t have 15,000 finishers even though it’s paid out more than $11 million in prize money since 2008, Dubai has cut its elite prize money by more than half, from $816,000 in 2018 to $385,000 in 2019. Boston ($746,000) is now the richest prize money race in the world.

Podcast #2 Of 2019

Podcast Houston Recap, A New Richest Marathon, Stacked NBIGP, What Does Jim Walmsley’s 64:00 Tell Us About Ultrarunners? Bekele In Tokyo The pro track and field season is finally here with Donavan Brazier vs. Clayton Murphy to kick it off, Jenny Simpson @5k and more. The world’s richest marathon has changed and a look back at the action in Houston. Plus, a guest appearance from the Vaporfly 4% shoe, a look at Walmsley’s 64:00, and much more.

Distance Group News

Sunday Road / XC Action

98 Days Away – The 2019 London Marathon Will Be Spectacular

MB: 2019 London Marathon Fields Are Released And Are Unreal – Greatest Women’s Field In History The women’s field has to be the greatest in history as it includes 7 sub-2:20 women, including the reigning champs of Dubai, Tokyo, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York. It also includes Americans Molly Huddle, Emily Sisson and Allie Kieffer. The men’s field isn’t too shabby either as it includes the top 5 of our 2018 world rankings and is of course led by the GOAT – Eliud Kipchoge.

LRC Analysis The Greatest Women’s Marathon Field Ever, Is This Molly Huddle’s Last Chance To Run A Fast Time, & More Thoughts On The 2019 London Marathon Jonathan Gault also breaks down Chris Derrick‘s sub-2:10 and says that Eliud Kipchoge will slow down, eventually.

Doping Updates


The New Balance Indoor Grand Prix (5-7 pm ET) and Dr. Sander Invite (12 – 3 Pm ET) Are Saturday

LRC Brazier vs. Murphy! Simpson vs. Klosterhalfen! Cheserek vs. Gebrhiwet! We Run Through the Best Matchups at the 2019 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Distance fans are in for a treat as some of the most exciting runners in the sport will race at the the lone US stop on the IAAF World Indoor Tour — Clayton MurphyDonavan BrazierJenny SimpsonEmma CoburnKonstanze KlosterhalfenEdward Cheserek, and Yomif Kejelcha, just to name a few. Sprint fans are going to be thrilled as well as the meet will serve as the New Balance pro debuts for Kendall Ellis, Gabrielle Thomas and Sydney McLaughlin but McLaughlin is sadly avoiding all serious competition in her pro debut.

Week That Was

LRC Week That Was: Is The 2019 London Marathon The Greatest Ever? And If You Don’t PR, Keep Trying 24 More Times We start off with praise for the queen of the minor leagues of marathoning, then debate which London Marathon is the best ever before getting excited because Donavan Brazier has returned to action. Updated 1/23/19 with our Ridiculous Tweet of The Week.

Non-Distance News: Bolt Retires Again

Weekend Indoor Results *All NCAA Results

A Big Loss For The Running World

Russian Doping Updates

2019 Houston Half And Full *Free Stream *Tracking & Results

LRC Shura Kitata (60:11) And Brigid Kosgei (65:50) Win At 2019 Houston Half As Emily Sisson (67:30) Just Misses AR! The winners of the marathon were Kenya’s Albert Korir (2:10:02) and Ethiopia’s Biruktayit Degefa (2:23:38) as Tyler Jermann (9th in 2:13:29) and Kelsey Bruce (6th, 2:31:53) took top American honors. *Results *IAAF Recap

RRW Women Lead The Way In Houston With Fast Times In Half Marathon And Marathon Emily Sisson had mixed feelings about just missing the AR. “I think I was a little disappointed at first because I was so close to Molly’s record. I think I made some mistakes that cost me a bit, but tomorrow I’ll be pretty happy with it.”

Houston On The Fan Forum / Message Board

Looking Ahead To The 2019 Indoor Season

US Distance News