Quote Of The Day

– Beer mile world record holder James Nielsen sharing what his favorite shoes are and how he received a message from Bob Kennedy after he wore them to set the beer mile WR at 4:57.1. If you never read about Nielsen’s feat back in April, check out the LRC beer mile archives here.

 Weekend XC Coverage 

Sunday Road Action: US Marathon Champs At Twin Cities

 Championship Bidding 

 More News From Kenya: 

Behind The Scenes At Colorado

LRC Feature The Wetmore Formula Those who know him best insist there aren’t any secrets to Mark Wetmore’s success as a distance coach. Yet few can match his accomplishments. How does he do it? We go back to his Bernard High roots in the 1970s and do our best to explain. Chris Lear has read this piece and loved it: “This is why I go to letsrun. Thanks for the read.”

Discuss On The MBoard: LetsRun.com Investigates: What Makes Mark Wetmore So Special?

LRC The Gunslingers Of Boulder Mitch Kastoff catches up with the defending champs, who return everyone from last year and then some, and finds a very confident group.

Post-Berlin: And So The Talk Of Sub-2 Hours Begins

US Marathon News: Shalane Breaks AR

 Asian Games 

 Updated High School XC Rankings 

Interesting Reads

Women’s Distance News

Nick Symmonds’ Autobiography Out Next Month *Excerpt


 Field / Sprint Stuff 

Week That Was

Asian Games News