The Weeks That Were – A Look Back At The Last Two Weeks

LRCAlan Webb Crowd Surfs, Proof That Life Isn't Fair, Our Thoughts On The Women's World Records, And High Praise For Sean McGorty And Elise Cranny

This week we give you inside access to Alan Webb's retirement party, tell you what we think about Genzebe Dibaba's world records (and Florence Kiplagat's), give Mary Cain fans reason to dream of a medal at World Indoors, give high praise to Sean McGorty and Elise Cranny and prove that life isn't fair.

 Start Your Day With Some Track History 

Best Rabbit Of All Time? Haile G Will Pace London Marathon

 Millrose Photo Gallery 

 2014 USA Cross-Country Photo Gallery 

US Distance / Sponsor News

Lauryn Williams Makes Olympic History In Sochi

 1st Day 

 Other Olympics / Winter Related News 

Distance News

USA Indoor Meet Will Take Place This Weekend – Who Has The Worlds Qualifiers? *Full 2014 USA Indoor Coverage

LRC List Of American Athletes With Qualifying Standard For 2014 USA World Indoors In Poland The USA team for World Indoors will be named this weekend as no chasing of qualifiers is allowed. Who has the qualifying time? Who doesn’t? *Entries

 World Indoors Are In 2.5 Weeks 


International Distance News

LRCAlan Webb Retires From Track And Field

Webb, the American mile record holder, talks about his career after running one last mile in the place where he first broke 4:00.

LRC Millrose Men's Recap: Bernard Lagat Amazes Yet Again, Will Leer Stuns The Wanamaker Mile Field And A Frenchman Breaks The American Record

The men’s mid-d and distance action was pretty spectacular at the 2014 NYRR Millrose Games. We tell you all about it. Here’s an intro – imagine breaking a 33-year-old American record and finishing 5th.

LRC Women's Recap: Teens Mary Cain And Ajee Wilson Win As Does Kim Conley

Mary Cain won the mile, Ajee' Wilson the 800 and Kim Conley the 3,000.

The Moment You’ve All Been Waiting For: The Results For Our “Dirty” Or “Clean” Doping Polls

LRC World Record Holders “Dirty” Or “Clean” Doping Poll Results Without further ado, we present to you the results of our world record doping poll. LRC The “Dirty” Or “Clean” Doping Polls: Why Did We Do Them? Many of you get it. You voted and gave us some very interesting demographic data. We think you’ll find the data very interesting. Some of you don’t get it and have said so. Here we address some of your concerns.
*Blogger Reflects On LetsRun’s “Clean Or Dirty Polls” And Says It Has Helped Promote Belief In A Clean Sport He writes, “The most surprising aspect of the data to me was the percentage of voters who thought that athletes were clean. … This data is surprising because I thought that as a community we were more cynical than the numbers show.”
*MB: LetsRun “Clean or Dirty” Poll Discussion Thread
*MB: Wait a minute! Over 40% of letsrun visitors DON’T think El G was doped up?