#OpeningDay – 2015 Diamond League Season Opened In Doha *Full Results *TV / Streaming

Hagos gets his first win over FarahLRC Ethiopian Hagos Gebrhiwet Takes Down Mo Farah In Doha 3,000 (updated) Reigning world youth and junior champ Yomif Kejelcha dared to take the lead from Farah late, and while he faded, Farah was defeated.

Rest Of The Meet: LRC 2015 Doha Recap: Track And Field’s Opening Day Amazes – The Rabbit Wins The Steeple, Dawit Sayeum Wins Her First DL Race, Ayanleh Souleiman Dominates, Justin Gatlin PRs + Two Triple Jumpers Over 18.00m The action in Doha was fantastic. It had a little of everything. A rabbit won the steeple, an 18-year-old the women’s 1,500 and some amazing sprint/field action. Should we do our first ever field event black page for the triple jump?

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Shanghai Is Sunday (7am ET) *TV / Streaming (Shanghai) *Schedule / Results (Shanghai) *Play Fantasy Track 

Molly Beckwith at the 2012 Olympic TrialsLRC 2015 Shanghai Preview: Ben Blankenship Takes On Big Boys Silas Kiplagat & Ronald Kwemoi; Eunice Sum (800) & Jairus Birech (Steeple) Open Up In Their Specialties Are you ready for some Sunday morning track and field? American Molly Beckwith-Ludlow, who split 1:59 at world relays, seems to be. In non-distance action, there’s a great HJ with Mutaz Essa BarshimBohdan Bondarenko, plus Merritt vs. James in the 400 and VCB vs. SAFP in the 100.

We Will Miss Her

LRCMary Wittenberg Steps Down As New York Road Runners President To Launch Virgin Sport

Wittenberg had been COO of the NYRR since 2000 and CEO since 2005 and was a strong advocate of the professional side of the sport. She helped put the NYC Marathon back on top as one of America's premier sporting events. *Discuss Her Departure Here


A Result Not Mentioned From The Weekend: Ajee Wilson Ran 2:00.65 To Win The Jamaican Invitational 800


Another Russian Racewalker Banned For Doping Tatyana Akulinushkina gets 4 years in her second doping offense as only a 21-year-old.

News From Africa

Lots Of Great NCAA Action This Weekend – Power 5 Conference Meets – SEC, ACC, Big 12, Big 10, PAC-12 + IC4A/ECAC *All Results

Week That Was

WTWMatthew Maton Goes Sub-4, Bernard Lagat Sets AR And MWR, Haile G Calls It Quits, Emily Sisson Nearly Laps The Field, And Microdose All You Want

What a week it was: Matthew Maton became the 6th high school sub-4, Haile Gebrselassie ended a tremendous career that was 7 years longer than LetsRun.com, Bernard Lagat tied an American record and set a masters world record, 4 state 2-mile records fell in one race, and Emily Sisson nearly lapped the entire Big East.

News From The UK

Assembled And Designed In America

Ryan Bolton (Wyoming) with at least three other Olympians (Kevin Sullivan (Michigan), Meb Keflezighi (UCLA), Adam Goucher (Colorado)) at the 1995 NCAA xc meet. Photo courtesy of Ryan Bolton.

LRC Exclusive The Inside Story Of How American Ryan Bolton Helped Caroline Rotich Conquer The 2015 Boston Marathon He may have made the Olympics in the triathlon, but Ryan Bolton is a runner. In HS, Bolton dreamed of Running for the Buffaloes before going to Wyoming and nearly beating Meb Keflezighi at NCAA XC. Now he’s found his calling as a coach who just guided the unheralded Caroline Rotich to a stunning victory at Boston Marathon last month.

Sprint Stuff

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 Masters 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


Bye-Bye Mary, Hello Peter

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Marcus Wheeler, State Cross-Country Champion In Arizona, Commits Suicide On Campus

Marcus' twitter feed in the last day was that of someone crying out for help and he tweeted "there is going to be a suicide in the school right now" but a campus police officer who spotted him with a gun could not prevent him from taking his life. If you are considering suicide, please don't do it. Help is a phone call away: 1-800-273-8255 or via chat.

Updates On SAFP World Relays Controversy

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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.

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