LRCDick Patrick - Meb Strong: How Meb Worked His Magic Once Again

Meb once again pulled it off, when very few thought he could. Dick Patrick tells us how the deserving champ did it.

LRCThe American Drought Is Over: Meb Keflezighi Wins The 2014 Boston Marathon

The American drought is over. American Meb Keflezighi ran an extremely gutsy race to hold off Wilson Chebet and win the 2014 Boston Marathon. Nick Arciniaga and Jeff Eggleston were in the top 10 as Ryan Hall was 20th in finishing his first marathon in three years.

LRC Boston Photo Gallery (32 Photos Now, We’ll Have Hundreds Tomorrow)

PreRace

tnAbdirahman-HallR-USAOlyT12[1]LRC Can An American Man Really Win Boston On Monday? We Break Down The Odds Ryan Hall and Meb Keflezighi are the best chances for ending the 30-year drought. Can one of them really win? There is a chance (somewhere between 1/27 and 1/19,000). We break it down for you.

LRC Injury Scares Avoided, 38-Year-Old Meb Kefelzighi Will Go To Starting Line Healthy And Dreaming Big Meb wishes he had done more speed work but he’s healthy.

Weekend Track Results – Results: *Mt. SAC *Oregon Relays *ACC

LRCRyan Hall - The Best Is Yet To Come: “100% Healthy And Really Excited” For Boston, Says Last 2 Years The “Best Of My Career”

America’s fastest marathoner has not finished a marathon in 2 years, but after a training stint at 9,000 feet in Ethiopia, he is healthy and upbeat on his chances Monday. The last two years he hopes lead to a “very significant improvement to my marathon running.”

Weekly Recap

LRCChanelle And Leo Get Paid, Kara Goucher Gets Injured, Sub-4 Alert For Blake Haney, Free Marathon Tips From Kipchoge And Kipsang, And Haile G Says 18 Is Too Young

This week we tell you who had a good week: Shalane, Deena, Chanelle, Leo, Hawi, John Hayes, a 9.99 guy, and a few you haven't heard of, and who had a bad week: Oscar P and the sport of running. Plus some praise for Kim Collins, some free marathon training advice and a $3,000 challenge for Kara Goucher.

LRCDavid Epstein Talks About Roger Bannister (On Final Day To Back Roger Bannister Film On Kickstarter)

David Epstein, author of The Sports Gene, has struck up a relationship with the great Roger Bannister. Hear what Bannister has to say about genetics and running and back the new Bannister film: Bannister: Everest On The Track on Kickstarter.

The 118th Boston Is Monday *Results *Tracking *Full Elite Fields *LRC Boston Photo Gallery

Rita Jeptoo Wins Boston 2014 Rita Jeptoo Crushes it The Final 10k to Win Boston Marathon in 2:18:57 Rita Jeptoo took care of business. American Shalane Flanagan set a blistering early pace and then Rita Jeptoo brought it home in convincing fashion to smash the Boston course record. Flanagan held on for the fastest time by an American in Boston.

Update On Sierra Leone’s London Marathon 20th Placer Mamie Konneh Lahun, Who Went Missing Afterwards It has come out that she deliberately disappeared after the race to stay in the UK, but she has called her teammate saying that she plans on returning to Sierra Leone.

Boston Women

LRCThe International 2014 Boston Marathon Women's Field

Don't be uneducated when you watch Monday's Boston Marathon. We break down the international portion of the field. Rita Jeptoo headlines three returning champs in the field, we've also got an LRC fan, and a Dibaba. And if a blond haired woman crosses the line first and it's not Shalane, we've got you covered.


 Literal Drama In The Courtroom? 

Non-Boston Friday

LRC Mt. SAC 5k: Jordan Hasay Goes For It, Abbey D’Agostino Outkicks Her, But Sweden’s Meraf Bahta Wins Abbey-Hasay-Brenda Matchup In the end, Abbey D was only 3rd, Jordan Hasay 6th, and Brenda Martinez 8th, but there was a lot of drama getting there as Jordan showed no fear once again, Abbey outkicked her, but the internationals came out on top. Jordan did set a PR. In other action, Matt Hughes won the steeple and Kennedy Kithuka the 5k. *Results

USATF Secures Some Big $$$ (This Is Not April Fools)

 Wrong Place, Wrong Time 

Recommended Read: BAA Runner Dan Harper Shares His Nerve-Wracking Experience Of Getting Detained By The Police While On A Run During The Manhunt For The Second Boston Bomber Last Year Harper talks about how he was stopped during his morning run and was detained, cuffed and questioned for 45 minutes until the cops could validate that he was not one of the Boston bombing suspects.