Quote Of The Day

– Tweet from the Nike Oregon Project, withdrawing from Saturday’s race. We told you yesterday the Max King-designed course would be at a minimum interesting. Perhaps too interesting?  People are speculating the NOP pulled out due to the course conditions:
MB: Not Rupp Certified: NOP not racing at Club Nats – Course Too Tough

Pro Distance News

Week In Review

Week That WasMark Wetmore Celebrates, Becky Wade And Alexa Efraimson Win, Nelson Mandela Exits, And A Runner Gets Hit By A Deer

This week we give out praise for Becky Wade for achieving a rare American marathon win, realize that the top US marathoners in 2013 were closer to the women's world record than the men's, spot Mark Wetmore, remember the great Nelson Mandela, talk boys and girls NXN, praise pro runners who are great high school coaches, and give out free coaching advice from the ageless wonder Joe Vigil.

NXN High School Nationals *Boys Results *Girls Results

LRC NXN Girls Results: Alexa Efraimson Ends Sara Baxter’s Perfect XC Career, Manlius’s Streak Of 7 National Titles Ends Alexa Efraimson appeared to be dropped, but battled back with a great kick the final 400m to kick past Elise Cranny and Sarah Baxter to win. Baxter ended her high school XC career with her only loss as the Fayetteville-Manlius amazing streak of 7 national team titles ended with a runner-up finish to Wayzata.

2013 USATF Club Nats Is Saturday *Entries

Pro Sprint/Jump News

Merry XMAS – A Whole Album About Running

LRCA Whole Album Of Songs Specifically About Running - Download/Play For Free

There are lots of songs runners relate to but few, if any, songs actually about running … Until now! Now there is a whole album. Listen to it, download it (for whatever price you want to pay even zero) and get a bonus track for free just being a LetsRun.com loyal visitor. It makes the perfect Xmas gift.


2013 Zatopek *Photo Gallery

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