US News: 50 Years Ago Today, Billy Mills Made History
2014 BAA Half Marathon
More Onsite Coverage: LRC Lelisa Desisa (61:38), Mamitu Daska (68:20) Claim Titles At 2014 B.A.A. Half Marathon Stephen Sambu, who owned the American road race scene this summer, was only fourth in 62:00. Molly Huddle was the top American woman in third (69:23) and talked about a possible marathon debut, while Ethan Shaw, a member of the B.A.A. High Performance Team under Terrence Mahon, was the top American man in eighth (65:10). We break it down for you and catch up with David Rudisha’s HS teammate.
Start Your Weekend Off Right
LRC Great New Running Film, Transcend, Debuted In Chicago A new running documentary, Transcend, debuts today and is available for order or digital download. The film chronicles the amazing story of 2012 Boston Marathon Champ Wesley Korir, who is now a member of parliament in Kenya. This inspiring film not only tells a story, but it investigates why we runners do what we do. With cameos from Haile Gebrselassie, Ryan Hall, the Robertson twins, and author Malcolm Gladwell (whose favorite website is LRC), LRC’s Wejo gives it a huge Thumbs Up.
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.