NCAA Stuff

LRC9 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.

Other News

Doping News: JADCO Resigns

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

BBC Writer Says Resignation Of Entire Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission Addresses Some, But Not All, WADA Worries The main concern was that many of the JADCO board members were also top figures in Jamaican sports administrations so there existed a major conflict of interest. You wouldn’t want the head of US cycling to be the head of USADA; there would be way less incentive to catch cheats like Lance Armstrong.

Track And Field Has Number Of Competitors At Rio 2016 Cut By Over 200 Apparently London 2012 was an exception as a record 2,231 competed, but in the past the cap has been 2,000.

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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.

 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

$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.

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.

Our apologies for our links not working earlier today. Wejo’s error. We’ll make it up to you by giving you double quotes on the forums.

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

Non-NCAA XC Results

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.

US News: New Group Giving Prize Money To Collegiates

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.
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