Quote Of The Day

– Olympic Trials hopeful Bryan Morseman talking about how thinking of his son, who suffers from spina bifida, motivates him to push through pain in races. Morseman recently ran three marathons in eight days (2:24, 2:32, 2:24), winning $5,750 in prize money which he’ll put towards his son’s medical treatments. *MB: Man wins 3 marathons in 8 days. Uses prize money for son’s illness

Week That Was

WTWTabor Stevens - The American Star You Likely Haven't Heard Of - Gets A Big Win, So Does German Fernandez And Michael O'Hara X 4, Geoffrey Kamworor And President Bush

Tabor Stevens, the NCAA XC champ and fastest American collegiate steepler last year, got a big win, so did German Fernandez, and Michael O'Hara got four of them. More track action, coaching advice, and a chance encounter with Geoffrey Kamworor in the airport which reminded us of Paul Tergat and Moses Tanui meeting President Bush.

Updates From Oregon

US Distance News

LRC Q&A: World Champion Chanelle Price Talks About Maturing, Last Year’s Foot Injury, And Her Plans For The 2015 Season We catch up with Price, the former HS phenom who is finally clicking with JJ Clark, after she ran a world-leading 2:00.62 last weekend at the Florida Relays in her first 800 since June 2014. Up next is a loaded 800 at the Drake Relays on April 24 and hopefully the World Relays, where Price aims to help the U.S. defend its 4 x 800 gold.
*Discuss: MB: A Q&A With Chanelle Price

 Meet The Eatons 

Russian News

NCAA Stuff

First Phase Of Boston Bombing Trial Concludes Today

Interesting Olympic News

Throws News

 The Quest For A Better Running Shoe 

runningshoesurveyLRC The Improved LRC Running Shoe Survey Is Back – Three Minutes To A Better Running Shoe The running shoe buying process sucks and we want to improve it . We took your reviews from the fall, made a running shoe beta site, and have improved our survey to ask you what shoe your previously ran in. We now need more reviews.

A Documentary On The Terramura Comes Out Saturday

goshenDocumentary On Tarahumara Running Tribe Is Being Released Out On Saturday Digitally On Vimeo On Demand
The name is “Goshen: Places of Refuge for the Tarahumara Tribe.” Rent for $4.99, buy for $12.99. Watch here.

Runners Old And New Making News

In The World Of Controversy

Spring Marathon Season Is Coming

 Another Sunday, Another NOP L-Carnitine Story 

LRCCorrection See Below: Sunday Times Says Alberto Salazar's Group May Have Inadvertently Broken Anti-Doping Rules With L-Carnitine Injections

Dathan Ritzenhein and Alvina Begay are the athletes who would appear to have broken the rules. Even more interesting is Salazar thought L-Carnitine would help Ritzenhein improve 2-3 minutes in the marathon. *Discuss Here

The Search For A Better Running Shoe

pegasus30LRC The Most Popular Running Shoe On LetsRun.com Is … Not Made Anymore … The Nike Pegasus+ 30 Thousands of you filled out our detailed running shoe survey in the fall and more of you ran in the Nike Pegasus+30 than any other shoe. Only problem is all of you need to find a new shoe, help us out below:

runningshoesurveyLRC The Improved LRC Running Shoe Survey Is Back – Three Minutes To A Better Running Shoe The running shoe buying process sucks and we want to improve it with data. We took your reviews from the fall, made a running shoe beta site, and have improved our survey to ask you what shoe your previously ran in. We now need more reviews from you on the latest shoes.

2015 Rotterdam And Paris Are Sunday Morning (Saturday Night West Coast) *Streaming Info / Watch Live

LRCSpring Marathon Season Is Here: 2015 Rotterdam And Paris Men's Marathon Previews

Is Rotterdam worthy of WMM Status? Rotterdam has four men who've run sub-2:05 and eight men who have gone sub-2:07, including last year's runner-up Bernard Koech and '11 WC bronze medalist Feyisa Lilesa. Paris is wide open as 13 men have broken 2:08; 12:51/26:51 man Vincent Chepkok will also run in his 2nd career marathon.

Distance News

Bizarre Marathon Stuff

NCAA / High School News

Bolt / Sprint News

Sprint Stuff

Jumps News

Very Interesting Running Science Articles

More Distance Stuff

Week That Was

Olympic News – Bye Bye Boston, Hello LA?

Track Distance News

This Stuff Actually Isn’t April Fools

30th Carlsbad In The Books *Results *LRC Photo Gallery

LRCGenzebe Dibaba (14:48) And Lawi Lalang (13:32) Take Home Titles At 2015 Carlsbad 5,000

Dibaba missed out on the world record (14:46) but was still very impressive, winning by 25 seconds. Lalang beat fellow Kenyan Wilson Too (13:35) for the men’s title, while Bernard Lagat was third in a world masters best of 13:40.
*Photo Gallery

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


The Boston Marathon Is In 11 Days

News From Kenya

A Long Time Coming: Liu Xiang Officially Retires

 Previous Distance Updates 

Stanford Invite *Results *Florida Relays Full Results *All NCAA Results


Stanford On The Boards:


Former Florida Track Athlete And NCAA TJ Champ Omar Craddock Arrested For Attacking Night Club Bouncer


Good News For Rojo: New Study Finds Fast Food From McDonalds May Help You Recover Just As Well As Sports Products


TheStar.com: “Sport Of Race Walking Has Colorful History” Apparently race walking originated in the late 1800s out of the sport known as “competitive pedestrianism,” where packed stadiums would watch people walk and gamble on it.

More Weekend Results: Two Oceans

 Pre-Stanford News 

Yesterday Was The First Of April

 April Fools OTB 

Doping News

3 World XC Getty Images Photo Galleries:
1) Pro Photos From Getty Images
2) New Rojo’s Women’s Photos
3) New Rojo’s Men’s Race Photos

Bolt Is Back