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LRCSix Quick Thoughts On NCAA Men's Individual Title Won By Cheserek

Cheserek got the huge upset win, Maksim Korolev (who got lapped 3 times in the NCAA 10,000m) was third and your first American, four Americans in the top 10, including true frosh Ben Saarel, plus Kemoy Campbell‘s dream season comes to a halt, and NAU and Colorado’s 5th men.
LRC Full Men’s Results

Doping News: JADCO Resigns

 Euro News 

Week That Was

LRCNijel Amos Having Fun Or Spiraling Out Of Control, The Ultimate Runner's Funeral, Moving Back USAs, And A Great (Short) Running Movie

This week we catch up with the greatest teen sensation in 800 history, Nijel Amos, and wonder if he should be compared to Usain Bolt or Sammy Wanjiru, urge USATF to move back USAs,  talk about the greatest funeral for a runner in history, and introduce you to a great new running movie. Plus we continue to be amazed by the Japanese, and quips from Alan Webb, EPO drug cheat Christian Hesch, Wilson Kipsang, Alberto Salazar, Seb Coe and others.

T-Day: World-Class Fields Set For Silicon Valley Turkey Trot: Kim Conley Defends Her Title Against Sally Kipyego And Betsy Saina Other top females include Bridget Franek and Chelsea Reilly. The men’s field is led by Alan Webb, Leonard Korir, Diego Estrada, Shadrack Biwott and David Torrence.

The Balanced Runner Does Running Form Comparison Between Kenenisa Bekele, Haile Gebrselassie, And Mo Farah In The 2013 Great North Run Very interesting comparison, especially in wake of Alberto Salazar‘s Quote of the Day yesterday, where he talks about changing Farah’s “bobbing” form for the marathon.

 Sprinters In The News 

Why Wouldn’t They? IOC Medical Commission Chairman Arne Ljungqvist Says They Haven’t Decided Yet Whether To Test Frozen 2008 Olympic Samples With New Steroid Test And if you haven’t heard yet, this article mentions how under the new WADA code the statute of limitations in doping cases will be increased to 10 years starting in 2015.

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

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.

RRW9 Thoughts About The Team Races

We tell you how history repeated itself, talk about the teams produced the biggest flops and biggest surprises, and tell who about the coach who was totally wronged by the NCAA for two straight years but got back in the ultimate way.

Non-NCAA News

Team Kenya Breaks Course Record At Chiba Ekiden Former World XC champs Emily Chebet and Joseph Ebuya were 2 of the 3 Kenyans to record stage best times.

NCAA D2/D3

LRC LRC NCAA D3 Cross-Country Prediction Contest Predictions

North Central and Johns Hopkins are strong favorites for the D3 crowns on Saturday. John Crain of North Central is the individual favorite with a tighter battle expected on the women's side. Voting still open in our D3 fan polls.

LRCNCAA Cross-Country Division 2 Predictions: Adams State, Grand Valley State, Vegard Olstad, And Susan Tanui Favored

Vegard Olstad and Susan Tanui are the favorites for individual glory. Adams State and Grand Valley State favored in the team titles. Voting still open.

US News: New Group Giving Prize Money To Collegiates

Women Distance News

 A Big Recruit To Oregon 

Sarah BaxterTop-Ranked Prep Sarah Baxter Commits To Run For Oregon Baxter: “It’s just a feeling I got. I could see myself going there for the next four years … To be around such big names in the running community was amazing.”
*MB: Sarah Baxter to Oregon
*MB: Will Oregon be better for Sarah Baxter than it was for Jordan Hasay

The Stars Of Track And Field Are Beautiful People … IAAF Awards Gallery Photo (Click Here For 200+ Photo Gallery)

Worldwide Study Finds Today’s Kids Are Way Less Fit And Running Way Slower Than Their Parents Study analyzing records going back to 1964 finds that on average kids are running 1:30 slower in a one mile run than children 30 years ago. The results are attributed to increased body fat and lack of cardiovascular fitness.

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.

LRCPre-Meet Press Conference Highlights (3,000+ Words Worth)

What did Mark Wetmore, Dave Smith, Eric Heins, James Li, Karen Harvey, Kennedy Kithuka, Abbey D, Colleen Q and a slew of others have to say about Saturday's race?

Recommended Read: ESPN: Megan Goethals’ All-American Journey Has Been Full Of Obstacles Goethals has gone through a lot, including an eating disorder, a femoral stress fracture and spending the semester at home taking online classes so she could help care for her mother, who has stage 4 breast cancer.

Doping News

US Pro News

US News: The UK Hoping Salazar Will Give Them Another Mo Farah

$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.