Morrison’s Great Manchester Run *Results

LRC The End Of An Era: The Great Haile Gebrselassie Retires One of the sport’s greatest ambassadors has officially retired after being at the top for two decades.

LRC Bernard Lagat Breaks Master’s World 10,000m Record, Stephen Sambu, Betsy Saina Win Bernard Lagat ran 27:48 to get another world record. Discuss: Lagat just ran 27.50
*IAAF Race Recap
*UK’s Gemma Steel 2nd 6 Seconds Behind Saina

International Track Action *Results: Seiko Golden GP *Jamaican Invy


Business Insider’s List Of “50 Most Dominant Athletes Alive” Renaud Lavillenie (#47), Genzebe Dibaba (#13) and Usain Bolt (#5) make the cut.

Sprinters In The News

Week That Was

WTWOne More Look At Timothy Cheruiyot Vs. Ben Blankenship, Who Ran Well At Stanford, Who Just Missed, Poolside In The Bahamas, And A New Prep Star?

The World Relays are gone until 2017, Stanford is in the books until next year, we take a deeper look at both and even go way back to the 1984 Olympic Trials 1,500 and a dive for the line by Chuck Aragon. Why? His daughter just ran a 4:16 1,500m in high school.

News From The Commonwealth

 

Two Recommended Reads – One Positive, One Negative

More Post-World Relays News

Upcoming Road Action

Post-World Relays News

Other Sprint News

Saturday World Relays

LRC It’s Gold! U.S. Quartet Of Duane Solomon, Erik Sowinski, Cas Loxsom & Robby Andrews Win 4 X 800 In 7:04.84 Erik Sowinski ran like a beast on leg #2 and the rest was history as all 4 guys did a great job.

More In Depth: A Mature “Cool And Calm” Robby Andrews Anchors US To 4 X 800 Gold Andrews ran like a pro on the anchor and talked maturely about being back with coach Vig and the rest of 2015.

LRC The US Women Dominate And Set A New World Record Of 10:36.50 In Women’s DMR Total and complete domination by the US, which nearly had the best leg on every leg.

In Case You Were Gone This Weekend: High Schooler Matt Maton Went Sub-4:00 At The Oregon Twilight Meet. Recap, results, analysis, interview and video. His mom was NCAA XC Champ Michelle Dekkers.

More Distance Action: USATF 25K In The Books *Results

US Collegiate / Pro Track Action *Oregon Twilight Full Results *Heps: Results *All NCAA Results

Team Battles At Bolder Boulder And At Peacthree

News From The UK

News From Kenya

Bad News From Africa

Sad: A Beloved Track Coach Dies At State Meet


Oregonian’s Ken Goe Talks To PAC-12 Network Coordinating Producer About Difficiulties Of Having Track On Live TV Will O’Toole: “It’s definitely a challenge. Things are so spread out and so much is happening.”

More Pro News From The Weekend

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Sunday World Relays Sprint Action With Video *Results *LRC Photos

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.

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


Fast HS Action *Video

LRC Matthew Maton Becomes Sixth U.S. High Schooler To Break 4:00 In The Mile With 3:59.38 At Oregon Twilight It had been 14 years since an American broke 4:00 while in HS. 19-year-old Matthew Maton changed that on Friday night. *Video Of Race/Interview
*MB Talk: OFFICIAL MATTHEW MATON SUB-4 THREAD!! HSer runs 3:59.38!!
*Prediction: Maton sub 4 tonight, Fisher wins HS Dream Mile
*Matthew Maton 19 years old (College Freshman Age)

Road Running News


Q&A With Valerie Adams About Her Comeback From Injury As She Had Two Surgeries Over The Winter She won’t be competing in the early season, but still plans on being ready to defend her world title in Beijing.


New Studies Highlight The Importance Of Protein In A Runner’s Diet It isn’t all about the carbs.


Incredible Journalism: 5,000+ Words On ESPN On The Tragic Passing Of Madison Holleran Holleran, a UPenn freshman, seemingly had it all – looks, brains, athleticism, a loving family – but her life ended in suicide last year. ESPN’s Kate Fagan tells her story.
*MB: ESPN Story About Madison Holleran


Saturday: LaShawn Merritt And Kirani James To Clash With Each Other At Jamaican Invitational

The 2015 Diamond League Season Begins Next Week

Elite Distance News

Random And Interesting

College Stuff

LRCWhat A Race: USA Breaks World Record In Men's DMR With 9:15.50 In A Crazy, Crazy Race

Kenya's Ferguson Rotich (47.84 first 400 on 800 leg) and Timothy Cheruiyot (51.96 first 400 on 1,600 leg) ran like mad men while the quartet of Kyle MerberBrycen SpratlingBrandon Johnson and Ben Blankenship (3:51.24 anchor) ran superbly to get the win and the world record in a race like no other.

LRCDominant: US Women Break American Record To Show They Are The World 4 X 800 Powerhouse

The US repeated as World Relays 4 x 800 champs in American record style with only Chanelle Price returning from last year’s team.

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