WADA Report #2

WADA Part II

9am ET MB: Official 2nd WADA Press Conference Live Discussion Thread Dick Pound‘s 2nd report came out on Thursday morning. Watch a replay of the conference below. Talk about it here. Analysis coming.
*MB: If Coe Isn’t the Best Person to Lead the IAAF, Who Is? 

Less Than A Month To The Trials

NCAA Coverage *All Weekend NCAA Results

US Mid-D / Distance News

400m Sprinters In The News

Random Stuff

Olympic News

Sprint Stuff

Hosting News – Is It Worth It?

February Will Be Here Before You Know It

Track Town Poland FTW

 

Doping News: IAAF Officially Bans Russian Doping Scandal Officials

More Distance Stuff

Will You Run More Than Mark Zuckerberg In 2016?


Radical Group Wants Referendum On Rome 2024 Bid

LetsRun.com’s Look Back At 2015 *Year-End Rankings

Wejo A Look Back At 2015: Tsepo Mathibelle Is My Athlete Of Year, Evan Jager’s 8:00:45 Is My Race Of Year, Plus My Unknown Person Of Year And One Regret Wejo hands out high praise to two unknowns – one literally and one figurative. The anonymous source at the IAAF for Hajo Seppelt‘s work is is Person of the Year and Tsepo Mathibelle, who blew up at Worlds, is his Athlete of the Year.

AndrogelRojo: The Year Of Doping And Corruption, No One Is Too Big To Fall, Domination By Stars On The Men’s Side And New Faces On The Women’s Rojo is far from depressed by the doping/corruption scandals of 2015 as it shows no person is too big to fall. He has high praise for Hajo Seppelt and Vitaly and Yuliya Stepanov, looks at the domination by stars on the men’s side and new faces on the women’s side, plus the emergence of Eric Jenkins and Emily Sisson.

Gault Kipchoge’s 2:04:00 Without Insoles, Dibaba’s 3:50:07, Bolt > Gatlin, The Greatness Of Montaño, Symmonds, Farah And Cheserek What a year: Eliud Kipchoge ran 2:04:00 with his shoes falling apart, Genzebe Dibaba ran 3:50.07 with both her shoes, Bolt defeated Gatlin, and Montaño, Symmonds, Farah, and Cheserek kept winning.

The 2016 US Marathon Trials Are One Month From Yesterday

LRCLess Than A Month From LA 2016, Kevin Hanson & Desi Linden Talk Marathon Trials, Bobby Curtis & Galen Rupp

Linden went into depth about her Trials buildup and the trickiest parts of the LA course, while Hanson discussed Linden and Bobby Curtis before discounting Galen Rupp's chances (should he elect to run) and reminding people why they shouldn't underestimate Jake Riley.

LRCChris Derrick On The Olympic Marathon Trials, Pro Running Being A Sweet Part-Time Job, The NY Jets, And The Decreasing Marginal Utility Of Income

Chris Derrick joined us on the podcast and talked about his potential marathon debut at the Trials, the doping crisis in the sport, the ticking clock on 60 minutes, Twitter, the New York Jets, how he "was" a big fan of LetsRun.com and how professional running is like a part-time job.

News From Oregon

More Doping News

London Produces Yet Again

LRCInsanely Good Women's Field Announced For 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon - Is This Race Tougher To Win Than The 2016 Olympics?

Once again, London has secured an amazing field with five women who have run under 2:20 and eight under 2:21. All of the top 5 from our 2015 World Rankings are in the field including the winners of 2015 Dubai, London, Berlin, Chicago, New York and Worlds marathons.

Doping Updates: More IAAF Dirt Sees The Light

Sad News

African Distance News

A History Of Falmouth

LRCBook Review: "A History Of The Falmouth Road Race" By Paul Clerici - A Well-Researched Reference Book On One Of America's Most Beloved Road Races

If you are interested in learning all about the history of the race that started as a dream of bartender Tommy Leonard, who wanted to get Frank Shorter to Falmouth, then this book is for you. 3.5 out 5 stars.

Dope News

Latest Doping Stuff: Mo Farah Takes Some Shots

LetsRun.com Debates

Cain_MaryFL-Eugene14LRC LetsRun.com Debates: Is It Time To Panic For Mary Cain? How Many World Records Will Be Set In 2016? Mary Cain‘s 1,500 PR was set in May of 2013. Is this a make-or-break year for her? We analyze that question in great detail and talk about Ajee Wilson and wonder how many world records will go down in 2016?

Doping News

Will History Be Made?

LRCTirunesh Dibaba Is "Training Well" And Planning On Going For Unprecedented 3rd Olympic 10,000 Gold In Rio

Seven distance stars have won double Olympic 10,000 gold - Paavo Nurmi, Emil Zatopek, Lasse Viren, Haile Gebrselassie, Kenenisa Bekele and Derartu Tulu - but no one has ever won three. *Discuss

Free Training Info

A Look Back At The Geniuses Of LetsRun From 2015

LRCLRC $200,015 Running Warehouse NCAA XC Prediction Contest Recap

A pre-med student, a collegiate record holder, and a guy dating someone on the Syracuse team took home the prizes.

Portland World Indoor/Outdoor Champs News – Did $400,000 In Donations Buy 2021 Worlds $40 Million In State Support?

The 2016 US Olympic Marathon Trials Are Going To Be Amazing

Derrick won his third straight U.S. XC title in FebruaryBreaking News Chris Derrick Reveals That He’s Training For The 2016 US Olympic Marathon Trials The men’s Trials just continue to get more and more interesting as Derrick has confirmed to LetsRun.com that he is currently training for the Trials. Only 10 men in US history who have a 10,000 PR faster than Derrick’s 27:31 have ever raced a marathon.
*MB: Breaking: Chris Derrick, “I am currently training for the marathon trials”


Upcoming Action

2016 Boston Marathon Field Announced

boston-marathon-logoLRC Three Quick Thoughts On The 2016 Boston Marathon Field Both defending champs will be back. In terms of PRs, the men’s field is a little stronger than last year.

*MB: 2016 Boston Marathon field announced.
*MB: Neely Spence Gracey running Boston – good idea?

Neely Spence Gracey Skipping Olympic Trials To Debut At Boston Marathon

Other Doping Updates

Watch Out, Dopers – The British Are Coming

IAAF / IOC Corruption News

International Distance: Does Farah Have Any Chance At Komen’s Record?

US Distance Runners Dreaming Big In 2016

Olympic Hosting News

International Distance News

News From Kenya

Midweek Action

Merga_Imane5kA-World11[1]Thursday’s XC Action: Imane Merga And Alice Aprot Win 59th Campaccio Cross-Country Race World Jr. XC champ Yasin Haji was 2nd and steeple star Jairus Birech was third. Aprot broke the CR ahead of Ruth Jebet and Linet Masai. *Photos
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LRC Archives: Ritz Won This Race Last Year

Brooks Distance News

Don’t Call It A Comeback

RIP To A Local Legend