Weekly Recap

WTWMoses Kipsiro Speaks Out, Random Shot Put Videos, Frank Shorter On Jason Hartmann, 30+ Masters Runners And More

This week we praise Mark Wetmore and Colorado for helping stop the rise in college tuition and Moses Kipsiro for having guts, get pumped up about random shot put videos, tell you why a 1:54 800 is good for an NCAA champ as Frank Shorter tells you Jason Hartmann is too big for the marathon, and decry sexism in Africa and 30-year-old Masters competition in the US.

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News From North America

Oiselle In The News

IAAF News

Anti-Doping Updates From WADA / Jamaica

Sad News

Week In Review

WTWFlanagan's 3 X 5k At 15:40, True Gets Revenge On Derrick, A Great Weekend For The Men And Women Of Oregon, Solinsky Was Fat, And A World Record Attempt Comes Up Just Short In New Orleans

This week we introduce you to Oregon's two newest female stars, take a look back and show you how Oregon of all schools somehow went into NCAAs under-hyped on the men's side, tell super-frosh Edward Cheserek to stay in school, talk about Ben True's sweet revenge on Chris Derrick and heap praise on Shalane Flanagan. Plus  a world record attempt in New Orleans that you didn't hear anything about just misses, high school nationals with big wins by Foot Locker stars Barrett and Fisher. And finally, why can't American 14:03 collegians run 2:06 like they can in Kenya?

 +1 For The War On Doping 

New Anti-Doping Test Could Be “1,000 Times More Sensitive” Than Current Tests The new detection method would increase the window drugs could be detected in an athlete’s system as well as be able to detect smaller amounts.

Oscar Pistorius Trial Updates

LetsRun.com Goes To Jamaica

Day 1: Arrival Day:  LRC Running Shirtless, Commando In Pants In Jamaica, On A Treadmill At 10pm Now that employee 1.1 has been out of the country for World Indoors, he’s become adventurous and will be spending a week in Jamaica learning the secrets of sprint island. Well, not that adventurous as he pulled a “Usain Bolt” and went with what he was familiar with for food, Domino’s, although he decided to go commando while on a run.

Interesting Reads

News From Down Under

 More News From Kenya 

Elite Distance News

Distance News

Boston Marathon Bicycle Ride Will Go On Despite Marathon Organizers’ Wishes Every year before the marathon start, hundreds of cyclists ride the course, but this year they’ve been asked not to because of safety concerns.

Marathon News


Cross-Country Town USA: LaVern Gibson Course Getting Big-Time Upgrades. The people in Terre Haute certainly don’t rest on their laurels as drainage has been put in.

Upcoming Action

Sprint/Jump News

A Light Week Of US Track Action *All NCAA Results

Meet LetsRun.com Genius Visitor Chris Reed - The DII Coach Who Went 16-For-16 On His NCAA B-Ball Picks Yesterday

We’ve always known you, our beloved little visitors, are some of the smartest people on the planet. Now we have proof. Plus Chris has confirmed he’ll share the billion with the other LRC people who entered our bracket.

Doping News

 

Administrative News

 Sprints / Throws 

Distance News

Upcoming: Who Will Be Selected For The World Relay Champs?

LRCFive Thoughts On The 2014 NYC Half Marathon

Mo Farah is a fierce competitor, Molly and Sally debut, it's all about 26.2 and some human decency from Matt Tegenkamp showing the Schumacher-Salazar rivarly only goes so far.

2014 NYC Half

LRC Mutai Wins, Farah Falls Down During Race And Passes Out After, And More Geoffrey Mutai won. Mo Farah fell during the race and then passed out after it and had to leave in a wheelchair, but was doing okay at the press conference later. The Mutai – Farah London matchup gets even more interesting. Tegenkamp was the first American and Meb is fitter than ever.
Interviews: Farah Presser, Meb, Tegenkamp, Sambu, Korir
*Official Race Play-By-Play Thread
LRC Screen Shots Of Mo Farah’s Race Fall
*LRC Race Photo Gallery With Photos Of Farah After Race

LRC Sally Kipyego Wins Battle Of Debuts In Record Time, Molly Huddle Fades To 3rd Sally Kipyego and Molly Huddle battled side-by-side in their debuts until Kipyego pulled away for the win and Huddle faded to third. Desi Davila Linden made her 2014 debut. Videos: Molly Huddle & Sally Press, Sally Kipyego 1-On-1, Adriana Nelson