$100,000 .US 12K Champs Are Sunday *Results

huddlechelangaLRC Molly Huddle And Sam Chelanga Win .US 12K Championships – Recap, Results And Post-Race Interviews Huddle dominated while Chelanga just held off Tyler Pennel to win by less than a second. Interviews with Chelanga, Pennel, Jared Ward and Molly Huddle.

huddleLRC Molly Huddle Caps Undefeated Season On Roads And Leaves Open the Possibility Of Running Olympic Trials Marathon The chances are not likely as Huddle on the Trials said,  “Probably not. I’ll never say never, but probably not.” When asked why she wouldn’t rule it out 100%, she said, “Just because I have taken to the roads pretty well, but I’ll likely delay the marathon debut.”
Discuss: Molly Huddle Leaves Open The Possibility Of Doing The Olympic Marathon Trials
*MB: Official USATF 12k Championship Thread

The Latest Russian Doping Scandal Updates

Russia Is Banned *All Russian Doping Scandal News

Breaking: IAAF Provisionally Suspends Russian Athletics Federation; Russian Athletes Banned From All International Competitions 22 of the 24 voting members were in favor of the ban; only one was against. Russia will not be able to host the 2016 World Race Walking Cup or World Junior Championships. To regain membership to the IAAF, the new Russian federation will have to fulfill a list of criteria and pass inspections.
*MB: BREAKING: IAAF Suspends Russian Athletics Federation

More Doping: What About Kenya?


Former British Olympic Discus Thrower Lawrence Okoye Signs With His Third NFL Team (The Jets) – This Time As An Offensive Lineman He’s been cut several times as a defensive lineman. Trust us – he’ll eventually be a starter in the league.


LRC Flo Groberg Gets The Medal Of Honor And President Obama Talks Running President Obama said it wonderfully: “… he had an incredible gift – he could run. Fast.”

Is Seb Coe The Man To Lead T&F Out Of The Gutter?

WADA Report Fallout *Full WADA Report

LRC Detailed Reaction The 12 Most Interesting / Important Things From The WADA Report On Russian Doping Don’t have time to read all 323 pages of the blockbuster report? Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered with the 12 best points.

LRC Quick Reaction It’s Worse Than We Thought: LRC Reacts To WADA Russian Doping Report The 300+ page WADA report is out (full report here, thread here) on a huge doping conspiracy in Russia that first garnered attention via a German ARD documentary late last year. The details are very amusing and depressing.

coe-channel-4Video Seb Coe Gets Absolutely Grilled By Channel 4’s Jon Snow Journalism at its finest. If only the US media were this tough on US politicians.

LetsRun.com Investigates

LRCUVA Has Reassigned Banned Doper Martin Maric To Intramural And Recreational Sports - He Won't Coach Throws At UVA This Year

UVA and Mr. Maric still are refusing to provide proof that his initial ban was the result of an "unintentional" act as they claim.
*MB: UVA Coach Serving Doping Suspension

Book Review – The Animal Keepers Is Certainly A Keeper

LRC Book Review"The Animal Keepers" By Donn Behnke - A Terrific Tale Of What It Means To Be A Team

We highly recommend this book - hell, we call it "a triumph" - by Chris Solinsky's high school coach, Donn Behnke. Purchase here5 out 5 stars.

NCAA XC Regionals Are In The Books *Full Results Page

LRC 2015 NCAA Cross-Country Qualifiers Officially Released – List Is Exactly What We Said It Would Be Thank you, Bo Waggoner.

 Pre-Ban Russian Doping News

More Russian Doping Scandal Updates


Other News: Rudisha, Terrorism, Oscar P

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Russia Continues To Respond

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