Get Excited – London Is Sunday *Live streaming/TV & Replay Info (Men’s Race Starts at 5am Eastern) *Full Elite Fields *Results *Lots Of Great Video Interviews *Full Coverage: 2014 London Marathon Special Section

MB: Renato Canova Makes His Predictions “I think possible to see 2-3 athletes under 2:04 at the end of the race. … If the race can follow this development, I think Mo can’t have any chance for going on the podium.”
MB:
Inside info on 2014 London Marathon Pacing – Mo, Jeilan and Kiprotich are in ‘slow group’

LRC Fantasy Track On The Streets Of London – 2014 London Marathon Men’s Preview – A Race For The Ages OH BABY WHAT A RACE!!! This one reads almost like fantasy track. Something has to give as it features the fastest man in history Geoffrey Mutai, the world record holder Wilson Kipsang, world junior record holder Tsegaye Mekonnen, the defending champ Tsegaye Kebede, past champ Emmanuel Mutai, the Olympic and world champ Stephen Kiprotich, the debuts of Mo Farah and Ibrahim Jeilan. We break it down for you. *IAAF: “Best Ever” Field
*Mo Farah: “Winning would be the greatest thing I’ve ever achieved.”

*Haile G Bold Prediction: “Kebede is the one to beat, no question.”
*LRC Sorry, Mo Farah Fans: Five Reasons Why Mo Isn’t Winning The 2014 Virgin London Marathon

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Women’s Race

Preview: Priscah Jeptoo Tries To Defend Against A Loaded Field As Dibaba Debuts The women’s field features reigning London and New York champ Priscah Jeptoo is the favorite but don’t tell that to world half marathon record holder Florence Kiplagat, reigning world champ Edna Kiplagat, reigning Olympic champ Tiki Gelana or the greatest 10,000 runner in history Tirunesh Dibaba.
*Dave Bedford’s Preview
*Tirunesh Dibaba Is Ready For Her Debut – “I’ve trained intensively for five months. It makes me quite confident for this marathon. I am ready.”
*Two-Time World Champ Edna Kiplagat Not Worried About Tirunesh Dibaba’s Debut “(The) marathon is four times bigger than her 10,000m speciality.”

Oscar P Gets Grilled On Stand – Game, Set, Match?

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 1,500m silver medalist 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

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.

 London's Not The Only Marathon 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.

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