Quote Of The Day

- Poland’s Anita Wlodarczyk who received a standing ovation from the 50,000 crowd after she broke the hammer world record with 79.58m at the ISTAF Berlin World Challenge Meet on Sunday. She broke the record of Germany’s Betty Heidler, who also competed, finishing 2nd and losing her record in front of the home crowd.

Jenny Simpson Talks After Her DL Win

LRC Exclusive Q&A With DL Champion Jenny Simpson After Her Win In Zürich: “I pulled off what seemed at times was impossible odds.” Over the weekend, LetsRun.com caught up with Simpson as she prepares to race the 3,000 at the second Diamond League Final in Brussels on Friday. Simpson talked about the contact at the finish line with Shannon Rowbury in Zurich, why she’s been so successful on the circuit this year and how she’s been inspired by runners such as Deena Kastor, Kara Goucher and Shalane Flanagan.

Sunday Morning T&F – 2014 ISTAF Berlin *Full Results

NCAA XC Has Started *All Results

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US Distance News

2014 NCAA Cross-Country – LetsRun.com’s Top 10 Countdown

LRC 2014 Women’s XC Preview: Entirely Home-Grown Michigan Is #1, Michigan State Is #2 This year, the best team in Michigan may very well be the best team in the United States. Michigan State is led by NCAA steeple champ Leah O’Connor and will get a big boost from returners Sara Kroll and Julia Otwell, who redshirted in 2013. Michigan keeps its entire top seven from last year intact. AMAZINGLY all seven are Michigan natives.

Previous: *#4 Arkansas & #3 Georgetown
*#6 Florida State & #5 Butler
*#8 Stanford, #7 Oregon
*#10 Iowa State & #9 Colorado

Sprint News: Not A Good Day For Football Playing Tracksters

US 20k Champs Are Monday In New Haven

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2014 Weltklasse Zürich *Full Results

W 1,500 LRC Jenny Simpson Does It – Wins Diamond League Final And Title By Diving Across The Finish Line Jenny Simpson threw herself across the finish line, just holding off Shannon Rowbury, to win the race and DL crown plus lay claim to the title of “World’s Best 1,500 Runner.”

M 5,000 LRC Caleb Ndiku Wins Race & Diamond League Title; Galen Rupp Hangs On For 3rd Rupp was right with Ndiku with 200 to go and didn’t quite have enough but still hung on for his best 5,000 of the year. Ben True (8th) also ran well and was in contention at the bell.

Amos with the tongue wag at the finish

M 800 LRCNijel Amos Wins Vs. A Loaded Field To Show He’s Best In The World In 2014 Let there be no doubt. Nijel Amos is the best 800m man in the world in 2014. Amos, already the Commonwealth Games champion and the African champion, is now the Diamond League champion after his 1:43.77 win versus a stacked field.

LRC Analysis: MB: Big Drama in Zurich: Official 2014 Wetlklasse Zürich DL Discussion Thread

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Uganda’s Two-Time Commonwealth Games 10,000 Champ Moses Kipsiro Plans To Switch To Marathon Next Year “You don’t wake up and say I am going to run marathon; it needs a serious plan.”

 Doping And Politics 

 International Distance News 

Huffington Post: “Big Five Have Changed College Sports Forever” “Goodbye Boise State. Goodbye Butler. Cinderellas are no longer welcome in big-time college sports.”

The Rest Of The Meet

LRC Zurich Full Recap: Hiwot Ayalew Wins DL Title In Women’s Steeple; Seven Americans Win DL Titles Tunisia’s Habiba Ghribi beat Ayalew (2nd) and Emma Coburn (5th) in the race, but Ayalew still won the DL title and the $40,000 prize that goes with it. Americans to win DL titles included Jenny Simpson (1,500), Tianna Bartoletta (LJ), Reese Hoffa (SP), Christian Taylor (TJ), Michael Tinsley (400 hurdles), LaShawn Merritt (400) and Dawn Harper-Nelson (100 hurdles).

2014 Boston Marathon Photos

Meb Wins Boston Marathon 2014

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The Great Ones

The Great Ones

Payton Jordan Photos

Aisling Cuffe  and Lauren FleshmanStanford’s Old and New 5k Record Holders

 World Half Photos

Perfection for the Kenyan Women at the 2014 World Half Marathon Champs

World Half Photos