Am American Hero Has Passed – RIP Louis

Louis Zamperini – War Hero, American, Track Star and Man RIP Zamperini ran the 5000 at the Berlin Olympics and then was shot down in WWII and survived 47 days on a life raft in the Pacific and 2 years in a POW camp. If you have not read his biography it is a must, must read.
On the boards:  Celebrate Louis’ great life and pay your respects

Week That Was

US Distance Runners In The News After USAs

Field Event Blog: US jav champ Kara Patterson blogs about Rome, NYC, and winning USAs

Stuff We Missed Over The Weekend

 

 

*Breakdown Of How The Collegians Did At Their National Championships This Weekend Devon Allen (110H), Sam Kendricks (PV) and Hayden Reed (discus) won titles at USAs. Brandon McBride won a Canadian 800 title as Tom Farrell won the British 5,000 and Texas Tech’s Sharlene Nickle was the Jamaican 1,500 champ.
*Florida’s Cory McGee Signs With Total Sports

Caught With EPO

LRC Chris Derrick, Ryan Vail And Other Elites React To Mo Trafeh EPO Bust 

LRC Exclusive Mo Trafeh – American Record Holder At 25k – Caught With EPO, Is Retiring From The Sport The 2-time Foot Locker finalist, 8-time US road champion, and the US 25k American Record holder was recently caught with EPO in his possession, which he admits to purchasing for intended use but never actually using. *Discuss

2014 Athletissima Lausanne DL Is Today At 2pm ET *Schedule/Results *How to Watch(TV/Streaming info)

LRC Preview: Matthew Centrowitz Tries To Go Fast In The 1,500; Molly Beckwith And Brenda Martinez Take On Eunice Sum In 800; Conseslus Kipruto Returns This is the meet that Centrowitz skipped USAs for, so there’s BIG pressure for him to beat his 3:31.96 PR from 2012 as he races Silas Kiplagat.

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