Get Excited – London Is Sunday *Full Coverage: 2014 London Marathon Special Section

LRCSorry, Mo Farah Fans: Five Reasons Why Mo Isn't Winning The 2014 Virgin London Marathon

Mo Farah has won just about everything on the track the last three years. When he wasn’t winning, he was running 3:28 for 1,500m. Now he makes his much-anticipated debut. We tell you why he won’t win.
*Mo Farah Going Out 2nd Pack in London: Al Sal agrees with LetsRun: Mo Farah will go out behind lead pack in 62:15 More London coverage below and in our 2014 London Marathon special section.

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2014 Carlsbad: *Results *Full Video Race Replay *LRC Photo Gallery

LRC Dejen Gebremskel And Julia Bleasdale Win 2014 Carlsbad 5,000 – Bernard Lagat Sets New American Record Of 13:19 Gebremeskel turned the tables on Lagat from World Indoors but Lagat left with a nice consolation prize. In the women’s race, no one came close to Bleasdale, who became the first non-African born winner since 2002. Brenda Martinez was the top American – not Jordan Hasay or Gabriele Grunewald.
*MB: Official 2014 Carlsbad Live Discussion Thread: Bleasdale & Gebremeskel Win – Lagat Gets American Record
*MB: Oh crap! Grunewald vs Hasay rematch at the Carlsbad 5k, who’s gonna win?

Leo Signs With Hoka One One And Gets a New Coach

LRCLeo Manzano Talks Excitedly About The Future, His New Deal With Hoka One One And His New Coach - John Hayes

US Olympic 1500m silver medallist Leo Manzano not only finally has a sponsor (Hoka One One) and a new agent (Merhawi Keflezighi), but he revealed today via teleconference he has a new coach- John Hayes. The US star can now focus on what he does best- race.
Previous LRC: Leo Finds A Sponsor (And An Agent) – Signs Multi-Year Deal With Hoka One One
MB: Leo Manzano signs with Hoka One One

Oscar P Trial Updates

Sprint News From Jamaica

 Results Are In: Sherone Simpson Banned 

Sherone SimpsonSherone Simpson Given 18-Month Ban For Doping By Jamaican Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel Her agent has said that they will appeal the decision to CAS. It was also announced that Olympic discus thrower Allison Randall was suspended for two years. Asafa Powell tested positive under the same circumstances as Simpson and will hear his ruling Thursday.

Kenya Looking Good For World Relays – But Will They Pick The Right Team?

2014 Paris Marathon – Kenenisa Bekele’s Debut *Results

Screenshot (132)Stretti – Link Fixed Kenenisa Bekele Talks About His First Marathon:  “(For) my first marathon, it was not bad … I was not tired … If my muscles (didn’t cause me trouble), it would be possible to run even under 2:04 or something (like that).” Alberto Stretti has catches up with Bekele. What words of advice does he have for Mo Farah?

LRC Kenenisa Bekele Runs 2:05:03 – Breaks Course Record And Smashes Debut Times Of Past Legends Gebrselassie, Tergat And Wanjiru

 Aussie National Champs 

US 10-Mile Champs – 2014 Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Miler *Results

LRCJanet Bawcom Crushes Single-Sexed American Record By 76 Seconds, Runs 52:12 To Win US Title, Finishes Second To Ethiopian Mamitu Daska

Janet Bawcom was very good as was Sara Hall, but no one could stop 2:21 marathoner Mamitu Daska in the overall race.


London Isn’t The Only Race This Weekend

 Week That Was 

LRCKenenisa Proves He Can Handle 26.2, The Netherlands' Version Of Jordan Hasay, Motivation From The Webbs, And A World Record Holder Is Spotted From The Side Of The Road?

This week we tell you what we think about Kenenisa Bekele's 2:05:03, highlight some great sprint action in Florida (Dedric Dukes 19.97 and a tremendous 4 x 400), talk about how potential world record talent is so big it can be spotted on the side of the road, get motivation from Alan Webb's wife Julia, introduce USATF malcontents to a story about a controversy avoided with Athletics Canada, and introduce you to the Dutch version of Jordan Hasay.

Oscar Pistorius Testifies Again

Florida Men Take Over Top Spot In DI Team Rankings; Arkansas Move Down To 3rd, Oregon Up To 2nd Texas A&M stays #1 for the women as Florida moves to #2 and Oregon goes down to 4th.

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Weekend NCAA Track Action *All Weekend NCAA Results *Stanford Results

LetsRun Goes To Jamaica