USA News

Shalane Flanagan finishing the 2014 Boston Marathon in 2:22:02, the fastest time ever by an American woman at Boston (photo by Jane Monti for Race Results Weekly) 2014 Is A Record-Breaking Year For USA Women In The Marathon (In Terms Of Running Sub-2:35) Alberto Salazar: “I believe that in the marathon … (American women) can be competitive. They believe it more than the American men do.” LRC note: The US has 2 women competitive on the world stage (sub 2:25), the US men 1 (Meb).

Doping News From Yesterday: Asbel Kiprop, Janeth Jepkosgei, Priscah Jeptoo, Martin Lel, Many Others Pros Defend Rita Jeptoo’s Agent Federico Rosa They insist they are clean and want Rita Jeptoo to speak the truth on who doped her.

Nick Arciniaga Q&A On Rita Jeptoo: “I have read up a little bit about it since being back home and everything seems pretty shady to me. Even the comments from Rita’s coach and agent. It is terrible for the sport, but it’s nearly impossible to know who to believe.”

This Weekend’s Action

The Straight Dope On Rita Jeptoo?


Ocar Pistorius’ Lawyers Oppose Prosecution’s Appeal Of Verdict/Sentence The date for the appeal hearing has not been set yet.


USATF Announces 2014 Hall Of Fame Class Includes Stacy Dragila, the first women’s Olympic PV champion and Ted Corbitt, the first African-American Olympic marathoner.

 Championship Hosting 

Upcoming: Ryan Hall’s First Race In 5 Months

 Updated NCAA Rankings 

Official TCS NYC Marathon Highlight Video (If you only want marathon highlights, skip to the 1:30 mark)

 Sprints / Jumps 

Caroline Wozniacki News

Caroline Wozniacki NYC Marathon FinishWozniacki’s Marathon Debut Was Amazing, Djokovic Says He says he wants to run a marathon after his tennis career is over and so does Andy Murray.

Somehow We Missed This: New York City Marathon Was Same Day Caroline Wozniacki Was Supposed To Marry Rory McIlroy

Random Distance Stuff

Latest Post-NYC News

LRCWhat Shoes Did The Pros Wear In New York?

What shoes did the pros race in in the 2014 New York City Marathon? We tell you.

UK Jav NR Holder Goldie Sayers Says She’ll Prove To UKA That She Should Have Received Lottery Funding She’s had two surgeries since she got hurt in London 2012, where she could have been a medal contender.

Previous Kenyan News: Jeptoo Requests “B” Sample Test

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Post 2014 TCS New York City Marathon News *Results (Updated) *Photos


British Corner

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Week That Was

LRCWeek That Was: New York, New York, Rita Jeptoo Tests Positive, Can We Go Back To College, And More

We take one final look at the 2014 TCS NYC Marathon, Rita Jeptoo's positive "A" sample, ponder whether Phoebe Wright, Andrew Wheating and many pros might want to go back to college, and why high school marathoners should go to college.

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Sprint/Hurdle News

US Distance News: New Beer Mile WR