Quote Of The Day

– Richard Casey, a member of the 1968 Ole Miss cross-country team which finished a program’s best 2nd at SECs, talking about the squad which was very inexperienced. The 1968 squad’s runner-up finish was equaled this year by Ole Miss under the guidance of 27-year-old Ryan Vanhoy, who guided Eric Jenkins to a 13:18 during his 7 months at Northeastern.

Week That Was

LRCWeek That Was: Frank Shorter Is Full Of It (Or Right?); Drugs, Drugs, Drugs; Ryan Hall Vs. Josh McDougal & Ingrid Kristiansen

We look at whether the Kenyans are only good because they cheat in light of Frank Shorter's comments, plus we compare Ryan Hall and Josh McDougal, and look at throwback Ingrid Kristiansen.

 Sprints And Jumps 

NCAA XC Regionals Are Friday *Vote In LRC Polls *Men’s Preview *Women’s Preview

LRC Who Gets In If We Use The Butler Projections Instead Of The Rankings? Nerd alert: We use Elo Chess Rankings to figure out Friday’s winners and losers.

LRC  Women’s Preview: Who’s Going (And Not Going) To NCAAs? Say it ain’t so. Defending champ Providence, along with Villanova, teams that have won 3 of the last 5 NCAA titles, seem unlikely to make NCAAs together for the 1st time since 1988. Get the low-down on each region and see which unranked schools (Portland?) could crash the party.

LRC 2014 NCAA Regionals Men’s Cross-Country Preview: Who’s On Track To Qualify For The Big Dance?

Vote LRC Who’s Going To The Big Dance? LRC NCAA Regional Fan Polls Open

 Outside Coverage: 

 Distance Legends In The News 


A Look At What The World Athlete Of The Year Women’s Finalists – Val Adams, Genzebe Dibaba, Dafne Schippers – Achieved In 2014 *Video


atc mizunoAtlanta Track Club And Mizuno Announce Long-Term Partnership Mizuno will be the Official Footwear and Apparel Partner of Atlanta Track Club starting in January and the deal is being promoted as “More than a Sponsorship: A long-term commitment to the Atlanta community.” *Video

US Distance News *.US12 Streaming Info (7:05am ET)


Track Fans, Just Remember You’re Not Alone: A Total Of 358 Million Watched The 2014 European Championships On TV

Bringing Lydiard To The Masses – Run Faster By Running More Relaxed

LRC Book Review: 80/20 Running By Matt Fitzgerald Another book by prolific author Matt Fitzgerald is out, but this one, which once had the proposed title of High Mileage Manifesto, intrigued us so much Robert Johnson wrote the foreword as it attempts to bring Lydiard to the masses. “It would have been nice if this book had existed from late 198os to the late 1990s, during the dark days of American distance running.”
*MB: Matt Fitzgerald’s new book 80/20 Running – Rojo what can u tell us about this book since you wrote the foreward