LRCLeonard Komon Runs Fastest Half Marathon Debut Ever - Wins In 59:14 In Sprint Finish In Berlin

Komon was pretty spectacular and wanted even more - the World Record - as he went out with the wind in 13:39 (57:36 pace). LetsRun.com wind genius John Kellogg estimates the wind might have cost Komon around 17 seconds. *Results
*Ken Nakamura: List Of Fastest Half Marathon Debuts In History *Chronological List Of All Sub-60 Half Marathons In History

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LRCGladys Cherono's Gold Leads Perfect Kenyan Team As Bersagel And Kleppin Lead Strong American Effort

The Kenyan women were perfect and the American women almost got the bronze.

LetsRun Goes To Jamaica

LRCJamaica Day 4: Rare Insider Access To A Racers Track Club Workout With Yohan Blake And Warren Weir, And Watching Track In The Bathroom At Usain Bolt's Sports Bar

Steve was given unprecedented access to a workout session of the famed Racers Track Club and learned the sprinters actually work their asses off. Afterwards, he celebrated in style at Usain Bolt‘s sports bar. Steve loved the establishment – the only problem is track was only being shown on the TV in the bathroom.
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#USATF Still Doesn’t Get It

LRCUSATF Talks About The "New Conclusive" Evidence That Got Gabe Grunewald DQed

The LRC take is it was not new or conclusive. And if it was, then Grunewald should still be DQed.

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LRCZharnel Hughes Does It! Breaks Yohan Blake's Champs 100m Record With 10.12

The crowd went absolutely nuts as two high schoolers ran 10.12 and 10.16. LRC on site with video and more.

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LRC Jamaica Day 3: Lifting With Yohan Blake; Hanging At The Car Wash With Warren Weir; Getting Pumped Up With Calabar High; And A 1 AM 10-Mile Run In Kingston Steve Soprano went inside the weight room with sprint stars Yohan Blake and Warren Weir and then had lunch at the car wash with Weir, who later gave a crazy “Champs” pump-up speech to Calabar High. Before the night was done, Steve decided he absolutely had to go for a 10-mile run at 1 am on the streets of Kingston.

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Exclusive LetsRun.com Goes To Jamaica

LRC Jamaica Day 3: Lifting With Yohan Blake; Hanging At The Car Wash With Warren Weir; Getting Pumped Up With Calabar High; And A 1 AM 10-Mile Run In Kingston Steve Soprano went inside the weight room with sprint stars Yohan Blake and Warren Weir and then had lunch at the car wash with Weir, who later gave a crazy “Champs” pump-up speech to Calabar High. Before the night was done, Steve decided he absolutely had to go for a 10-mile run at 1 am on the streets of Kingston.

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Over A Month And Counting

Track And Field Association Is Irate USATF Keeps Blowing Them Off About ABQ DQs “It is unacceptable for the collective voice of the athletes to be disrespected and dismissed.” We agree. USATF’s FIRST priority should be to insure the integrity of competition.

*MB: USATF Responds to DQ: “Public suggestions to the contrary, the topics related to Albuquerque are not quick fixes.”
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Andrew Bumbalough’s Agent Tom Ratcliffe Still Hasn’t Received A Response From USATF  “It’s very frustrating. I haven’t let it drop. I’m not going to let it drop.” In case you missed it, here is what happened initially with Bumbalough: The Inside Story Of The Andrew Bumbalough DQ.

2014 TCS NYC Marathon Lottery In The Books: 9,170 Of 77,087 Accepted

11.90% of people got accepted. Almost as hard as getting into an Ivy League school.