Landmark HGH Study Published

WADA-Sponsored Study Claims hGH Makes Difference Between Last And First In Olympic 100m Final
Research led scientists to make this conclusion: 2 months of daily hGH injections makes a 0.4 second difference for a 10.0 sprinter. Until 2010, there had never been a reported positive hGH drug test in sport.

Great Contributor To The Sport Passes

Former Athlete And USATF President Patricia Rico Dies USATF

Geb Opens Hotel Resort In Ethiopia

Wittenberg Travels To Opening Of New Haile Gebrselassie Resort In Ethiopia NYRR CEO Mary Wittenberg offers words of praise for Ethiopian businessman Haile Gebrselassie, who is still undecided on a fall marathon.

Ethiopian Track National Championships Results - Bigger Names At Haile's Resort Grand Opening

Pro Track Circuit 2010 - No Worlds, No Olympics ...

12th IAAF World Athletics Championships - Day Two Lauryn Williams Compares 2010 To Year Without A Super Bowl "Why would you want to play the other 17 games if there's no Super Bowl at the end?"

Picture Of Usain Bolt Surrounded By Eager Fans In Jamaica

Play On ... Jamaica Intenational Recap - 40,000 Watch Bolt, Gay, Jeter, Howard Run And Jump To Top Performances Track is popular, just not in rich countries.
Message Board Thread: Tyson Gay 45.05 1st place
*Usain Bolt Runs 19.56 Into Stiff Headwind To Please Jamaican Crowd Wallace Spearmon also broke 20.

Yetwale Kinde Wins Ethiopian 10,000 Champs With Tilahun Regassa Third

Exciting May Day Track Action
*Patriot Results *Big East Results *
Oregon Results

*Wheating Wins 800 At Oregon Relays After a 3:37 win on Friday night, Andrew Wheating came back for a 1:47 win on Saturday.

*Trojans Sweep USC-UCLA Dual Bryshon Nellum
's comeback from gunshot wounds continues as USC men win dual at UCLA's Drake Stadium for 1st time in 33 years.
*Recommended Read: USC's Ahmad Rashad Fulfilling Promise To Mother And Town


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Notre Dame Men Win 3rd Straight Big East In Squeaker Over Louisville
Big Easts *Men's Results *Women's Results
Louisville women edged Villanova thanks to 70 points from discus, shot and hammer.

*Bucknell Men And Women Sweep Patriot League Meet At Home Rob Arent
scored 3rd in the 110s, won the 400 and 400 hurdles and anchored the 2nd-place 4 x 4 team to lead the Bison to a 3 point victory, their first since 1991. *Patriot Results

Road Racing - Africans Dominate Buzz

Friday News

Oregon Relays Friday Distance Recap
Andrew Wheating
erased some of the disappointment of Penn with a come-from-behind 3:37.8 win over Lee Emanuel with Will Leer in 2nd. OTC's Lauren Fleshman and Jemma Simpson picked up wins in the women's 5k and 1,500. The men's 10,000? Moved to Saturday 10am.
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Wheating Photo And More Quotes Vin Lananna on tactics: "I would have gotten furious" if Wheating led early.
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Tired Hasay Falls To Simpson And Bowman
On The Boards: Wheating runs last 100m in 11.5

*Boards: Weather not Rupp-certified

Texas Governor Carries Laser-Sighted Pistol While Running Gov. Rick Perry, who is running for re-election, says the pistol is for snakes, and reportedly killed a coyote. If you've ever run with a gun, email us at [email protected].
*LetsRun Boards Interested: TX Governor runs with pistol

Track and Field: 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics LetsRun.com The Week That Was In Running
This week, we crown the new king and queen of marathoning, heap praise on Andrew Wheating and the men of Oregon, talk about LaShawn Merritt's package, praise Ryan Hall's amazing consistency and wonder whether Deena Kastor will ever break 2:25 again.

London And UK

Payton Jordan *LRC 10k Photos *More Photos *Stanford Results *Videos

Updated: LRC Full Men's 10,000 Photo Gallery Bairu Canadian record, Rupp 27:10, Chelanga NCAA record 27:08, Solinsky photos, more.

LRC
Other Payton Jordan Top Winners Vessey 400m win, Cas Loxsom 1:46 win, Rowbury over Shalane, Huddle 10,000 win, Barringer over Uceny.


Stats Geek Ken Nakamura on Track 10,000 Debuts, All-Time:
1. Eliud Kipchoge 26:49
2. Kenenisa Bekele 26:53
3. Leonard Patrick Komon 26:57
4. Chris Solinsky 26:59

Sub-27 American Record For Chris Solinsky

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Video Evidence
*Splits, Discussion, Play-By-Play:
Men's 10,000 Splits
*LRC 10k Photos *More Photos

2 Weeks Ago: Solinsky Running the 10K at Stanford Read what people were predicting for Solinsky 12 days ago when he announced his planned "glorified tempo" at Stanford that had more people interested in whether teammate Matt Tegenkamp would run.

*Chris Thompson Now #3 All Time On Great Britain List After 27:29 Debut
*Simon Bairu Sets Canadian Record Great night for Schumacher's men.
*More Stanford Photos

Interesting Odds And Ends

24th Los Angeles Marathon 2009 French Athletics Federation Supports World Champ Eunice Barber As She Faces Court In 2006 Altercation With Police (article in French) Barber, 35,  is a 5-time Worlds medalist born in Sierra Leone. She had a physical altercation with French police in 2006.

Wesley Korir To Throw Out First Pitch At LA Dodgers Game In June 2-time L.A. Marathon Champion Korir follows in the footsteps of Pamela Anderson and Victoria Beckham.

British PM Gordon Brown Promises More Medals If Elected A big if.

Good Read:
London Marathon Digested - Dave Bedford Praised, Transportation Worrisome As 2012 Olympics Approach

American Distance Women Speak

*In-Depth Jenny Barringer Interview Pre-Boston interview with newly-situated Barringer.
*Lauren Fleshman Getting Back On Track

Stanford Payton Jordan Previewed

LRC Fans' Guide To Stanford's Payton Jordan Invitational: Will The Men's 10k AR Fall? What About The Women's 5k?
We preview Saturday's top distance events. Everyone is talking about Galen Rupp's attempt at the 10k American record, but the women's 5k is pretty hot as well and another possible American record attempt by Shalane Flanagan (it's got Shalane Flanagan, Shannon Rowbury, Amy Begley and Lisa Koll).

*Boards: Weather not Rupp-certified
*Rupp 10,000 meter prediction thread
*Rupp 100% Running Stanford: Weather Update

Training, Racing, Sport News

Thursday's Collegiate Action

VMI's Felix Kitur Almost Outkicks Robby Andrews At Liberty Twilight Qualifier Using a rabbited twilight meet as an opportunity to get an NCAA time, Robby Andrews ran under 1:48 in an open race for the first time and fought off a determined sprint challenge from 1:46 runner Felix Kitur of VMI. *Download Video *Results

Good Read: Jeshua Anderson Gunning For 3 Straight NCAA 400 Hurdles Titles Washington State's Anderson gave up football to focus on becoming the best 400 hurdler in NCAA history.

Sprinter News

Drew Silverman Offers Excellent Account Of Usain Bolt Day At Penn Relays

Malawi National Team Arrives For African Championships 3 Months Early Unfortunately, this is not a joke. Malawi leaders failed to get the notice that the African champs were in July, not April.

Spokane: Lilac Bloomsday Run Highlighted By Women's Battle

IAAF World Cross Country Championship Lineth Chepkurui Hopes To Stay Hot On American Roads At Lilac Bloomsday Red-hot Lineth Chepkurui will go for her 3rd win at Lilac but will have World XC champ Emily Chebet as top competition. Ridaoune Harroufi is the top male in the men's elite field.

*World XC Champ Emily Chebet Signs With adidas

Liu Xiang Saving Himself For Robles Clash In Shanghai

Gebrselassie Talks About Running 2:02 LOL.