Quote Of The Day

Shalane Flanagan, jokingly taking credit for Molly Huddle‘s new 12k World’s Best that Huddle set Sunday at the inaugural .US National Road Racing Championships in Alexandria, Virginia. Flanagan pushed the pace and also broke the old record.

$100,000 .US Road Champs *Results 

LRCMolly Huddle Sets 12-K World Best - Wins Inaugural .US Road Running Championships

Molly Huddle and Shalane Flanagan put on a show as both women better the previous world’s best for 12k at the inaugural .US 12k Championships. In the end, Huddle was too good and took home $20,000 and the world’s best. *Video Interview With Molly After Her World’s Best
On The Boards: Huddle’s World Best! :Where Does it Rank?

LRCAaron Braun Wins First US Title

Braun earned a big payday as he pulled away late after Abdi suffered a bad mid-race fall. Shadrack Biwott was second and won the 2013 USARC series over Matt Tegenkamp. Chris Solinsky was a DNF.

WADA News

65-Year-Old SA Distance Legend Sonja Laxton Injured Badly In Hit-And-Run While Running Laxton, who won 70 national titles and broke 28 SA records in her prime, is not in critical condition, but will need multiple surgeries to repair her joints.

One Of The Year’s Biggest Questions Has Been Answered: Cain Goes Pro

LRCMary Cain Turns Pro

Cain will continue to run under Alberto Salazar and attend college while competing as a professional.
*Discuss

Doping

Other Top Weekend Action: Alan Webb Runs 23:10

WAG: Bolt And SAFP 2013 Athletes Of The Year

  A Look Back at the Years of Bolt and SAFP 

Regionals Are Complete. Who Goes Dancing? *Regional Results

LRCThe 31 Men's Teams For 2013 NCAA Cross-Country Nationals Are ...

The LRC super computer has crunched its numbers with the help of Bo Waggoner's incredible program and we have the 31 teams going to the Big Dance for you. Four Ivy League teams made it.

LRC2013 NCAA Women's Cross-Country Teams Announced - The 31 Women's Teams Going To The Big Dance Are ...

Duke - ranked #4 in the coaches' polls to start the season (and #1 in the LRC poll) - will not be going dancing. We've got all 31 teams for you.

Spice Up Your Friday With Today’s Weird Running News


More Weekend Results

 Non-Marathon Results 

World Indoors Coming To America

Portland To Host 2016 World Indoor Championships

The World Indoor Championships are returning to the USA for the second time ever as Portland won the right to host World Indoors in 2016.

The New LRC

LRCWelcome To The Improved LetsRun.com

We’re proud to reveal today a new refined version of LRC. It’s still the same site you know and love, but with a cleaner design and lots of new features. Click here to read about the changes and give your feedback.

  • Erik Speaks: The mysterious man behind the cleaner LetsRun.com speaks. He also reveals his 5k PR here.
  • Athletics Illustrated Reviews LRC Renovation “It’s getting a makeover and it looks good, and familiar. Of all the changes that are being undertaken, remaining familiar is the smartest marketing stratagem they could make.”

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

Over 10,000 Likes On Facebook:
LRC 
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