She Still Wants To Be On IAAF Council 

Week That Was

LRCWTW: Definitely Don't Quit, Masters WR In Marathon Goes Down, Jake Riley Impresses, 20.20 By Bolt

Kenneth Mungara took down Andres Espinosa's master's WR in the marathon, Ryan Hall lost another high school record to Webb, Kodiak, Alaska pop 6,423 has had 2 sub-8:50 2 milers, Jake Riley ran a tremendous race of an unspecified distance, and two reasons why you should never quit.

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 More From The Weekend 

Sh&t Just Hit The Fan In Kenya *Discuss

US Pro, College Action *NCAA Results

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.

Bizarre Marathon Stuff

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

Russian News

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.

LRC2015 Boston Marathon International Men's Preview: Which Of These Men Will Snap The American Win Streak At One?

2013 champ Lelisa Desisa and former world record holder Patrick Makau (2:03:38 PR) are the headliners, but there's depth behind them with five sub-2:05 men overall and five more sub-2:07 + HM world record holder Zersenay Tadese (58:23).

Angry Reactions To AK Announcements

We Knew It’d Been Too Many Days Without A Doping Ban


Olympic Spots Will Be On The Line At World Relays The top 8 finishers in the men’s and women’s 4 x 100 and 4 x 400 will qualify for the 2016 Games.

Upcoming Action

Boston Is In Less Than A Week

Women Distance News

Friday Never Happened – Ignore Everything You Read Coming From Wilson Chebet

LRCWilson Chebet Says The Quotes Attributed To Him - Saying Meb Keflezighi Was A Rabbit, Guaranteeing Victory In 2015 - Were Made Up

Chebet and his management team have written LetsRun.com to say that the quotes which were featured as QOD yesterday were 100% fabricated by the Kenyan press. No interview took place.

 Pre Weekend HS/College Track News 

2015 IAAF World Relays Are At The End Of The Month – Good News And Bad News

Other Marathon News

More Sprint News

The Boston Marathon Is Coming

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


15 Minutes Of Fame – 51 Seconds Of Fame (Shame?)

Cherry Blossom 10 Miler *Results

LRC Stephen Sambu And Mary Wacera Win Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Sambu finished 8 seconds ahead of runner-up Jacob Riley. Other top Americans included Girma Mecheso (5th), Jared Ward (10th) and Luke Puskedra (12th). For the women, Wacera was given the same time as runner-up Cynthia LimoSerena Burla was the top American in 6th.
*MB: Cherry Blossom 15K The course was short as it had to be changed at the last minute due to a car accident.

Not A Good PR Day For UAF

Weekend HS Action *Arcadia Results

International Track/Road Results

Have You Ever Attended World XC? These Guys Have And They Tell You What It Was Like

Recommended Read: The Race Of A Lifetime: Blog By One Of The American Super Fans At 2015 World XC The duo were treated as celebrities and had their picture taken roughly 500 times, but their cheering couldn’t stop the African domination. “As the races continued, it became clear that East Africa hadn’t come to compete. They’d come to dominate.”

Proof – Size Doesn’t Matter

A Look At The Rise Of St. Kitts And Nevis – Population 46,000 – As A Sprint Power

Proof – Doping (Sometimes) Has Consequences

Good Read: Should Runners Who Have Served Drug Bans Be Welcomed At Races? 
MB: Good for him: Christian Hesch says he should never be eligble for prize money again

Justice In Uganda?

Great News: Ugandan Coach Peter Wemali Faces Arrest – After 3 Girls Testify They Were Raped “Wemali is like any other person in this country and if he has committed rape, defilement and assault like these young girls are testifying we are going to have him arrested and charged,” said a police commander. “He (Wemali) lured me to his house one day and raped me. I feared to scream because there was a panga and knife in the house. He also had a pistol,” said a victim.

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