Boston Marathon Appetizers

LRC Molly Huddle (15:14) Wins Third Straight B.A.A. 5K Title; Dejen Gebremeskel (13:39) Takes Down Ben True (13:41) In Men’s Race Both of the American stars will be running the 5,000 at the Pre Classic.

LRC Chris O’Hare (4:10.2) And Brook Handler (4:49.6) Win 2016 B.A.A. Invitational Miles Kemoy Campbell and Heather Kampf were the runners-up (Kampf for the third straight year).

The Stars Are Out In Kenya *Results

Mt. SAC Relays *Full Results *All NCAA Results

Olympic News

Boston

neelydillonLRC What’s It Like Being The Husband Of A Potential American Marathon Star? We Talk To Dillon Gracey Before Neely Spence Gracey’s Debut In Boston Dillon Gracey tied for 3rd in our $20,016 LRC Running Warehouse USA Indoor Prediction Contest. We used that as an excuse to talk about Neely’s debut in Boston and being the husband of an American star.

Neely Spence Gracey Ready For Boston “Training has been great and she’s healthy and ready to go.” From the interview above.

LRC Two Aspiring Coaches Triumphed In Our Running Warehouse USA Indoors Prediction Contest We give props to two of the guys who finished ahead of Dillon in the LRC Running Warehouse Prediction Contest.

LRC Running Warehouse Worlds Contest Recap

brooks running warehouseLRC Doping Scandal Comes To LRC $200,015 Running Warehouse World Indoors Prediction Contest Doping has tainted our contest but you still can meet the interesting winners who make up LRC and win our contests.

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LRCEthiopian Distance Runners Need Your Help After Truck Plows Into Them, Killing One And Severely Injuring 4 Others - Please Consider Donating To Their Recovery

One Ethiopian runner is dead, another is in critical condition after a truck plowed them over on a training run on Saturday. Help them now. *Donate here.

Katie Rainsberger And Devon Allen Impress At Oregon Relays *Full Results

SA Champs: The Only Thing That Can Stop Her Is The Courts *Results

Caster Semenya in DaeguMB: Hand her the gold medal(s) now – Caster Semenya completes ridiculous 50.76/1:58.46/4:10 double in span of 50 minutes triple in span of 4:10 The double – during which she had 50 minutes between the 400 and 800 (which was run off of a 61 first lap) – blew us away. Then we found out she was also running the 1,500. 3:20 later, the triple was complete.

*IAAF Recap: World Champ Wayde van Niekerk Cruises To 400 Win In 44.98 Stephen Mokoka had a solid distance double, winning the 5K/10K double in 13:40 and 27:57. Ruswahl Samaai had a big LJ win in 8.34m.
*AP On Caster Semenya’s Crazy Triple Semenya: “Sometimes you’ve got to enjoy what you do. I haven’t had fun in a while.”

2016 Boston Media Day

IMG_2483LRC The Inside Scoop From The Top Pros At The 2016 Boston Marathon – Who’s Scared Of The Heat, Who Loves It And What American Hopes To Break 2:10 You had better read this article about what the top pros have to say about the race as we know that sadly no other news organization is going to interview most of the pros from Africa. Plus Joyce Chepkirui reveals in an exclusive that she feels she would have won the 2016 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon had Molly Huddle not made contact with her.

LRC Catching Up With Olympians Amy Cragg, Desi Linden And Ryan Hall In Boston John Hancock rolled out the red carpet for some of America’s best marathoners, past and present, and we got to talk to three of them today. Cragg and Linden talked about their Trials recovery and Rio buildups while Hall spoke about what life is like with four young girls in the house and coaching his wife Sara as she prepares to run the London Marathon next week.

Wesley Korir after winning Boston in 2012LRC 2012 Boston Marathon Champion – And Kenyan Member Of Parliament – Wesley Korir Says Kenya Is On Track To Meet May 2 WADA Deadline Korir says the risk/reward ratio for doping needs to be changed in Kenya and has asked WADA for special permission to allow Kenya to criminalize doping (the WADA code says countries can’t impose additional penalties on top of those established by WADA).


Judge Hears USOC Motion To Toss Out Nick Symmonds’/Run Gum’s Lawsuit The judge is expected to decide in the next 2 weeks whether the suit moves forward or not.

Doping: Bad News For Clean Sport As Tatyana Andrianova Goes Free

How Can We Make The Sport Cleaner? Two Ivy League Legends Share Their Ideas

Nelson_AdamSt-Millrose09LRC “The Scarlet Letter Law” & The “Fair Play Fund”: A Look At Ben True’s & Adam Nelson’s Ideas For A Cleaner Sport Dartmouth alums True and Nelson brainstormed a couple of unique anti-doping solutions while True was training in Athens, Ga. this winter. Should convicted dopers where a special uniform when they return? Should a significant portion of prize money only be paid out years after the fact? We take a look at the proposals and whether Nelson can revitalize the Track and Field Athletes Association (TFAA), an attempt at a T&F union.
*MB: Fair sport: Ben True and Adam Nelson have some very interesting ideas on doping – We share them with you here


Pro Sprint Action: Yohan Blake Back In The Club

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Have You Read This Yet? LetsRun.com Goes To Kenya 2016

Tsenov in midflightLRC Exclusive One Week, Three Workouts: Behind The Scenes With Renato Canova, Florence Kiplagat, Thomas Longosiwa And Jairus Birech We have another exclusive update for you from Kenya and are worried that since we aren’t charging you to read this we might be charged with theft, as the intellectual property of one of the world’s greatest coaches is being given away for free. Oh well. His loss, your gain. Our man on the ground in Kenya, Andy Arnold, goes behind the scenes and gives you the rep-by-rep splits of three of the world’s top distance runners as they prepare for Rio. Plus Birech makes an Olympic prediction that Evan Jager fans will want to read.