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Five Good Reads

Say Goodbye To The A & The B: IAAF Championships Will Now Have One Qualifying Standard

Recommended Read: Sierra Leone’s Idrissa Kargbo Tries To Break The West African Sprinting Trend By Becoming An Elite Marathoner Kargbo is his country’s top marathoner and has ran 2:35 under the tutelage of a sprint coach while living in poverty. He was hoping for big things in NYC, but ended up going to the hospital after running a disappointing 2:58.

Get Your Votes In! Regionals Are Friday

Overseas Weekend XC Action

Random Cool News

Marathon News


Week That Was

LRCWeek That Was 11/11/13: Running To Drink, The Richie Incognito Rules For Track And Field, And Olympic Gold At What Cost?

This wasn't your traditional week on LetsRun.com: The World Indoor Champs may be coming to the USA, beer could actually be a good recovery drink, a 5 yr old runs a half-marathon, and an LRC post got liked 10,000+ times on facebook. We've got it all covered in our week in review.

#FreeJared

LRCNCAA Has Docked 13:37 American Jared Ward For Entire Year Of Eligibility For Running In A Foot Locker Coaches Race During Year Off From School

Before he started college, Ward went to watch his brother run Foot Locker and hopped in the parents'/fans' race. He won the race and got docked a full year of eligibility due to some ridiculous NCAA rule. Meanwhile, Johnn Manziel is still eligible.

.US Road Champs Are Sunday In Old Towne

Good Read: A Season Inside Oklahoma State XC Part 3: “Doubt Comes to Stillwater after the Big 12 Championships” The #3-ranked Cowboys have won three of the last four NCAA titles, but getting a fourth will depend on the performance of their 5th man.

Olympic / World Jr. News

The Sensation That Is Sweeping The Country And Possibly The Most Read Article In LRC History

Over 10,000 Likes On Facebook:
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The Time Of My Life: Staten Island Native Mike Cassidy Shares His Experience Finishing The NYC Marathon Hand-In-Hand With His Hero Meb Keflezighi In the span of one hour in NYC, Cassidy went from almost dropping out at 10 miles to finishing with the “highest honor of [his] career.” A definite recommended read.

*MB: Mike Cassidy Meb Article: Share Your Appreciation Here