Articles Of Note

Drugs: Sadly, Russian Kids Doping Doesn’t Surprise Us

LRCPros React To Patriots' Thrilling Victory Over Seahawks In Super Bowl XLIX

Sunday was the best and worst of times for many top runners. Reaction from the likes of Usain BoltShalane FlanaganAndrew Wheating, Kyle Merber, Trevor Dunbar, Riley Masters, LaShawn Merritt, Heather Kampf, Nick Symmonds, Tom Farrell, Brianna Rollins and more.

Women’s Distance News

LRC Remembering LRCer Van Townsend The running world lost one of its bright lights this week with the death of Van Townsend.
*MB: RIP Van Townsend: Share Your Respects Here

A Great Sat. For US Fans *2015 USA XC Champs In Boulder *Schedule, Results, Streaming (Live USATF 2:15pm ET) *2015 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix In Boston *Schedule, Start Lists, Results, Streaming (Live NBCSN 6-8:30pm ET)

LRC 2015 NBIGP Press Conference: Jenny Simpson, Bernard Lagat, Matthew Centrowitz And More Speak Before Tomorrow’s Races The pros were full of wisdom. Are you ready for Bernard Lagat‘s 10,000 debut? Did you know Joe Flacco is better than Tom Brady? All of that and more.
*RRW Jenny Simpson: “I’m in great shape, I’m as fit and as healthy as I’ve ever been this time of year.”
*RRW Like Bill Belichick, Emma Coburn is focused ahead on her next race, not looking back hampered by distractions

LRC 2015 NBIGP Preview: Action Everywhere – American Record Attempts In W 2-Mile And M 1k, A WR Attempt In W DMR, Plus A Loaded Men’s 3k Oh, baby is this one loaded. Season debuts for Bernard LagatEmma Coburn and Jenny Simpson. A three-way slugfest for the 1,000m AR between CentrowitzSowinski and Loxsom. A world record attempt in the women’s DMR. Other stars like Mary CainNick Willis and Lawi Lalang. Saturday’s meet in Boston is going to be good.
*IAAF Preview
*New Balance Will Still Pay Emma Coburn Her AR Bonus Even Though Her Steeple Mark Isn’t The AR holder

LRC 2015 USA XC Men’s Preview: Chris Derrick Looks For 3-Peat, Dathan Ritzenhein Looks For Revenge In Loaded Men’s Field 8 years ago, with World XC spots on the line, the action in Boulder was legendary as all of the Colorado greats – Culpepper, Goucher, Torres and Ritz – battled. What’s in store in 2015? Chris Derrick goes for the three-peat but he’ll have plenty of competition in the form of Ben TrueDathan Ritzenhein, Maksim KorolevRyan Vail and Garrett Heath.

LRC 2015 USA XC Championships Women’s Preview: With Big Names Absent, Title Is There For The Taking With Abbey D’Agostino out due to injury, the biggest name in the field is 2012 champ Sara HallKatie Mackey and Laura Thweatt have good shots to make the team; U.S. Half Marathon Champs runner-up Brianne Nelson (70:16) will also run.

 Collegiate Action 

Week That Was

WTWZane Robertson = Ryan Hall, Alberto Salazar= Bill Belichick, Mo Farah = His Twin Brother, Will Claye ≠ Canadian

Zane Robertson and Ryan Hall are way more similar than you thought, Alberto Salazar is track’s Bill Belichick, Will Claye is not Canadian but good for the sport, the Russians are really good at doping, plus the tweet of the week, fast races on a flat track and more.

LRC Wayback MachineInterview From Ryan Hall Before His Senior Year Of High School He talks about doing 20 milers and 10-mile tempos.

Kenyan Controversy

Next Weekend: Stacked Fields For Wanamaker Mile

2015 Wanamaker Mile: Bernard Lagat Will Go For 9th Title Against Past Champions Will Leer And Matt Centrowitz; Mary Cain Will Defend Against Shannon Rowbury Lagat will also face Nick Willis, Leo Manzano, Edward Cheserek, Lawi Lalang and more. *Discuss

 Doping 

LRCGet Your Butt To Boulder, Colorado For The USA XC Afterparty One Month From Today

Steve and Sara Slattery are hosting the party and want runners, non-runners, and LRCers to be there.


NCAA News *All College Weekend Results

 London 2012 Olympic Park Updates 

More Weekend XC Results