USATF Controversy 

2015 USA XC Champs In Boulder *Results/ Streaming *Official Live Discussion Thread!

Christ Derrick Wins His 3rd USATF XC Title in a Row

Nothing But Net: Chris Derrick For Three! Chris Derrick 3-peated as USA Champion in dominating fashion as Bobby Curtis was 2nd and Dathan Ritzenhein 3rd. Ben True, the guy who tried to stay with Derrick the longest, faded to 11th.

Laura Thweatt Wins USATF Cross Country 2015

LRC Laura Thweatt Dominates At 2015 USA Cross-Country Championships updated The CU alum won her first major US title in convincing fashion before the home crowd. Mattie Suver 2nd, 40-year-old Jen Rhines 3rd.

RRW: Derrick, Thweatt Dominate USA XC Utah high schooler Conner Mantz and University of Colorado’s Kaitlyn Benner won the junior races.

International XC / Road News

News From Down Under


Good Read: Spikes Talks To Max King About How He Manages To Excel At Everything From The Steeple To Ultra-Marathons King: “My take on it is running is running. It is all the same mechanics. There is something to be said for focusing on one event and being really good at it, but for me I would just burn out.”


Kenyan Emily Chepkorir Stripped Of Calgary Marathon Title She Won Back In June Chepkorir (one of the eight recently suspended Kenyans) won the race, but shouldn’t have even been on the starting line as she tested positive in March.

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.

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

2015 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix In Boston *Results

Fist Pump from CentroLRC Bernard Lagat Still Has It, Nick Willis Breaks The Kiwi Mile Record, And Matt Centrowitz Just Misses The American 1,000m Record Tremendous mid-d action led by the 40-year-old Lagat showing he still can kick (in a losing effort).

The New Balance Team Got the World Record But JNot Without a Fight

LRC Brenda Martinez Edges Nicole Tully In World Record DMR, An American Record For Jenny Simpson And Treniere Moser Impresses Again Brenda Martinez put back a superb challenge from Nicole Tully, Jenny Simpson got a much deserved American record, Treniere Moser, Mary Cain, Emma Coburn and more.

LRC Post-Race Video Interviews BMart after WR, Simpson, Nick Willis, Lagat, Centro, Mary Cain, Treniere Moser, Blankenship, Nicole Tully, Emma Coburn, Gebremeskel.
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High Schoolers Ryen Frazier (4:44) And Logan Wetzel (4:08) Win Junior Miles Jack Salisbury was a close 2nd in 4:08.76.
*Race Videos
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Official New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Live Thread
*RRW Recap *IAAF *AP

International Track Action

 Random Stuff 

Bruce Jenner In Serious Car Crash, One Person Killed Jenner was at fault as he rear ended a car into oncoming traffic.
*Was Jenner Texting?
*MB: Bruce Jenner kills a woman

 UK 

LRCGalen Rupp Has Virus And Is Cancelling Indoor Season, Including Rematch Vs. Levins At Millrose

Galen Rupp has a virus and is cancelling the rest of his indoor season, including the 5,000 rematch vs. Cam Levins next week at Millrose.

Pre-Weekend College News

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.

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

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

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.


Collegiate Results *All NCAA Results

The Year Of The Vault Continues

 Looking Ahead To May: 2015 World Relays 

Articles Of Note

 London 2012 Olympic Park Updates