Farah with moderator Colin JacksonListen on Demand: LetsRun.com Track Talk: Zurich Weltklasse Preview: How Fast Will Mo Go? What Will Galen Do in Chicago? Clayton Murphy Joines NOP  50 minute podcast with Jonathan Gault in Zurich as we previewed Thursday’s Diamond League finale.

LetsRun Exclusives

Screenshot 2017-08-23 at 12.10.39LRC WTW: Gabe Grunewald Keeps Inspiring Us, Shalane Flanagan Gets Upgraded to Silver,and Why Wasn’t Dawit Seyaum at Worlds? A look around the running world.

Galen RuppLRC Is the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon being watered down so Galen Rupp can win it? Normally a world marathon major like Chicago has at least 6 or 7 sub 2:07 guys who can challenge for the win. This year Chicago has just two. Is a victory for Galen Rupp almost pre-ordained?
*MB: Is the 2017 Chicago Marathon being set up so Galen Rupp is almost guaranteed to win it?

Assorted Distance News

Upcoming Action: Caster Semenya Going For A WR?

Doping News

Good Reads

Post-Worlds Reaction – Ireland Didn’t Win Any Medals And Britain Only Won 2 Individual Medals

Kiwi Coach Is Satisfied: NZ Coach Pleased With Worlds Performance: “I’d say it was six or seven out of ten.” The article also says the Robertson twins “probably” will be moving to the marathon.

 

2017 Weltlkasse Zürich Is Thursday *Schedule & Results *TV & Streaming

LRC A big tidbit from Zurich: Mo Farah thinks he could have run a 5,000 in 12:45 (and an 800 in 1:44-5) had he time trialed one in his prime Plus Emma Coburn gives her thoughts on whether the 9:00 barrier is breakable.
*MB: Mo Farah told us today he thinks he could have run 12:45 in his prime…. Agree or disagree?

Coburn and Frerichs take gold and silverLRC 2017 Weltklasse Zurich Preview: Mo Farah Says Goodbye To The Track, Emma Coburn Chases Sub-9:00 & Elijah Manangoi Looks To Close Out Big Year In 1,500 With $100,000 on the line per event, Thursday’s action should be spectacular.

LetsJumpAndThrow.com

Duel In The Sun

solar-eclipseLRC Investigates Epic iPhone Failure: iPhone Fails To Record Solar Eclipse – Is This A Sign From Above It’s Time To Short Apple (AAPL)? A LetsRun.com investigation reveals that Apple’s much-hyped iPhone is incapable of properly recording the solar eclipse. Is this a sign that it’s time to dump AAPL?
*MB: Discuss

A Look Back At 2017 Worlds

LRC Track Talk Post-Worlds 2017 Podcast We took a look back at the highs and lows of Worlds, wondered if Emma Coburn‘s gold was the result of white privilege and got excited for the rest of the DL season. Archive coming soon.

Coburn and Frerichs take gold and silverLRC The Grades Are In: USA Distance Runner Report Cards From The World Championships In London We rank everyone from A++ to D.

edris-wins-farah-loses-2LRC The Five Races We Most Want To See After The World Championships, Including Jenny Simpson Vs. Emma Coburn In The Steeple The good news for track fans is they should see 4 of these matchups in the next 2 weeks. The Jenny vs. Emma one is the only one not likely to happen.

Sam Kendricks On Top of World in 2017LRC What A Year Sam Kendricks Is Having And Hope You Didn’t Bet Big On The Favorites If you placed bets on the favorite at Worlds, you would have lost a lot.


Drug Stuff

Things To Watch

2017 New Balance Falmouth *Results

Stephen Sambu of Kenya wins his fourth New Balance Falmouth Road Race in 32:14 (photo by Chris Lotsbom for Race Results Weekly)RRW Stephen Sambu Edges Leonard Korir To Win 4th-Straight Falmouth Title; Sambu Is Now Winningest Man In Falmouth History Olympian Leonard Korir didn’t want to do any of the leading but Stephen Sambu was still able to outkick him and move past Bill Rodgers for the most men’s wins in Falmouth history.

RRW Kenya’s Caroline Chepkoech Crushes Field To Repeat As Falmouth Women’s Champ, Wins With Largest Margin Of Victory In 35 Years Jess Tonn took home top American honors.

Craig Engels edges Nick Willis (center) and Colby Alexander at the 2017 Aetna Falmouth Mile (photo by Chris Lotsbom for Race Results Weekly)RRW 2017 Falmouth Mile: Craig Engels Wins His First Pro Race Over Nick Willis, Hannah Fields Edges Nicole Sifuentes For Women’s Title

Saturday’s Action

Usain Bolt Is Mad Some People Didn’t Think He Was Really Injured At Worlds Since He Was Seen Clubbing For 3 Nights After Injury