$100,000 .US 12K Champs Were 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. *Washington Post

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

Other Action Over The Weekend

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

A Kenyan Scandal May Be Next – But One Involving Money & Nike

athleticskenyaLRC The Sunday Times Reports That Nike/Athletics Kenya Bribery/Theft Allegations Are Now Part Of A Criminal Probe Authorities are taking the ARD/Sunday Times Kenyan allegations seriously as a criminal probe has been launched. *Discuss

The Latest In The IAAF/Russian Doping Scandal


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.”

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.


HS State Meets

MB: FM girls continue to roll – win 10th straight state title as 8th grader Claire Walters (FM) wins individual title
MB: Drew Hunter wins 3rd straight title – by 56 seconds!
*More HS Results

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.

Other News: Rudisha, Terrorism, Oscar P

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