TCS New York City MarathonThe 2015 TCS New York City Marathon Is Sunday *TV & Streaming Info *Tracking & Results

LRC Men’s Race Preview *LRC Women’s Race Preview

Sunday: LRC Official 2015 TCS New York City Marathon Live Discussion Thread

Sally Kipyego, Alana Hadley and Laura Thweatt in advance of the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon (photo by Chris Lotsbom for Race Results Weekly)Friday: RRW Alana Hadley, Laura Thweatt And Sally Kipyego Are Ready For New York City Marathon Debuts

American Laura Thweatt gets pub in UK’s Guardian Thweatt: “The strengths you can get from marathon training, and then the race itself, is huge, so it was going to be a good way to get the foundation and strength going again to really just get back on track.”

LRC 2015 NYC Marathon Men’s Press Conferences: Geoffrey Kamworor Is Committed To The 10,000 In Rio But Very Excited To Run NYC Kamworor said it has been his dream to run in the New York City Marathon. We also catch up with Boston champ Lelisa Desisa, World Champs silver medalist Yemane Tsegay, 2:04 man Stanley Biwott and Mexico’s Juan Luis Barrios.

Arciniaga will look to rebound from a subpar performance in BostonLRC America’s Nick Arciniaga Is Ready For A Top Five Finish And PR In New York Nick also said he thinks there are over 20 guys who have the potential to run sub-2:10 in the marathon at the Olympic Trials.

RRW Veteran Jelena Prokopcuka Set For Another NYC Podium Run

Thursday:

RRW Meb Keflezighi Is Running His 10th NYC Marathon – Ten Facts You May Not Know About “Marathon Meb”

LRC 10 Minutes With Legend Haile Gebrselassie: Geb Reveals How He’d Beat Mo Farah – “I’d finish him early” – As He’s Inducted In NYRR Hall Of Fame With Paul Tergat, Paula Radcliffe And Tegla Loroupe It doesn’t get any better than Thursday in NYC for LRCers as Haile Gebrselassie, Paul Tergat, Paula Radcliffe and Tegla Loroupe were all in one room.

Meb-Keflezighi-Family-NY-2015LRC Wisdom From Meb Keflezighi And Bob Larsen: How Meb Is Approaching His First Marathon As A Master Larsen: “His training in this last month has been really good … When he’s been healthy for several weeks, like he is now, he usually comes up with a real good performance.”
*Bob Larsen Jokes That If Meb Isn’t Recovered For Olympic Trials, USATF Should Just Postpone Them Shhh. Bob, don’t give them any ideas. USATF is famously known for doing whatever it wants.

LRC NYC Marathon Thursday: A Look Into The Buildups Of Defending Champions Wilson Kipsang And Mary Keitany We get insight into the fitness of the two defending champs.

More NYC News

RIP Kenyan Olympic Marathon Trials – October 15 – October 27, 2015


We Hope Alberto Salazar Has Read This: After Accidental Death, Some Scientists Question Cryotherapy’s Safety An extreme version of ice bathing, scientists and health professionals are unsure about benefits and possible negative side-effects. Salazar and the NOP are well known users of the treatment.
*Cryotherapy Videos: Mo Farah and Dathan Ritzenhein.

Sprint Stuff: Another HS Phenom Goes Pro

Doping Busts

NCAA Conference Action Started Friday *All Results *More Conference Championship Coverage

More Saturday Results:

Friday Results:

LRC LetsRun.com NCAA Cross-Country Fan Polls Conference Edition: Colorado And New Mexico Are Dominant National #1s You, the most knowledgeable fans on the planet, have voted. Find out the results.

LRC 2015 NCAA XC Conference Preview, Part II: What To Watch On Saturday & Sunday We break down the Big 12, Big 10, and Big East for you.

LRC 2015 NCAA XC Conference Preview, Part I: What To Watch On Friday
LRC 2015 Heps XC Preview: Breaking Down The Men’s Race In Just 3,700 Words As Heps Returns To VCP For The First Time In 5 Years

*USTFCCCA Conference Previews

Big World XC News

World Cross Distances Are Changing To 10km For Both Genders The men will no longer run 12k and the women will no longer run 8km. Weirdly, the junior races will still be different distances.
*MB: Wow. World Cross races to switch to 10km for both genders to have gender equity. Will NCAA follow suit?

More Distance News

 More From NYC Pros 

picture of Yuki Kawauchi with LetsRun.com t shirt

More Distance News

Sorry, Luke P Fans – This American Had The Most Amazing Race In Chicago

LRCFor The Love Of Running: How Elkanah Kibet Went From A Deployment In Iraq To 2:11:31 At The Chicago Marathon In Less Than A Year

In March, this man was finishing up a 9-month US Army deployment to Iraq and Kuwait. While overseas, he never gave up on his dream. Now after a sensational and bold marathon debut in Chicago, where he went out in 65:13 - just 1:12 off of his PR, he's a top contender for Team USA for the 2016 Olympics.
*MB: LetsRun, meet US Army solider and Olympic marathon contender Elkanah Kibet.



Words Of Wisdom From TJ World Champ Christian Taylor Taylor talks of the lessons he’s learned from track, like having to be smart with his money when he lost his sponsorship for 6 months. “I treat track and field like my internship for my next life.”

 More East African News 

Week That Was

LRC WTW: Chris Solinsky Doesn’t Do 26.2, Arne Gabius Does Do 26.2, Remembering When 2:06 Was Really Fast, Meb K Has Run A Lot And Wilson Kipsang Is Psychic Quick quiz: How many African runners have run sub-2:10 this year in the marathon? Non-Africans? We tell you the answer.


Meet High Point Runner Chernet Sisay Orphaned at age 9, he roamed the streets of Addis Ababa until he got adopted by a Boston family, where he led Brookline to two state titles in XC.

Disordered Eating, A Huge Silent Problem

Crystal Nelson at NCAAs XC Last YearLRC Huge Thumbs Up To Crystal Nelson For Discussing Her Eating Disorder And A Call To Hear From Those Who Have Overcome Eating Disorders Eating disorders are a hidden plague in our sport. We praise Crystal Nelson for being willing to talk about hers and call for other people to keep talking.
*Discuss: Finding The Proper Way To Discuss Eating Disorders/Women’s Weight Issues On LetsRun.com

Great Outside Read: The Silent Sports Health Crisis, Female Athlete Triad Everyone talks about concussions, but no one talks about the female athlete triad (disordered eating, low bone density, and amenorrhea – the absence of menstruation).