Week That Was

Centro Looks Over the Wrong ShoulderLRC Week That Was: How Fast is the 5th Avenue Mile Course?, Free PR Advice for Mo Farah, And a College Coach Helped an NCAA Legend Score Some Booze Plus in case you were gone we had the Diamond League finale in Zurich with the big win by Shannon Rowbury, a game effort by Evan Jager, and a great women’s 200m.

Wejo Speaks – His Rio Olympics

IMG_20160817_225344LRC “People are People”- The Olympics Remind Us Of All That is Great (and Bad) in the World Two weeks after Rio, LRC’s Weldon Johnson tries to make sense of his Olympic experience.

Mid-Week Action: Genzebe Dibaba Misses Mile WR *Results: *Rovereto *Zagreb

Get Excited For This Weekend: The Final Diamond League Meet Of The Year Is Friday

Sprint Stuff

Other Weekend Action *Berlin ISTAF Results

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The Paralympic Start This Week

Doping News

The Latest Doping News

Olympic-Themed News

Going Pro

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Upcoming Distance Action

2016 Brussels is Fri. *Schedule & entries *TV & Streaming

The Indupol OneLRC Man Versus Machine Grudge Match: 1:43 800 Runner Nicholas Kipkoech Will Race a Solar-Powered Car Over 600 Meters in Brussels on Friday When a solar powered car with a top speed of 68 mph races a Kenyan 800 stud, who had the edge? We’ll find out on Friday.

Jager celebratesLRC Meet Preview: World Record Attempts in the Men’s Steeple & Women’s 5K, Evan Jager Goes for Sub-8:00, Rowbury Goes For The 5k AR, A Stacked Men’s 1500 & Caster Semenya in the 400 Conseslus Kipruto and Almaz Ayana will go for the world records. Can Shannon Rowbury follow up her Zürich win with an AR in the 5,000? Plus Kiprop vs. Makhloufi in the 1500, Clayton Murphy in the 800 and Elaine Thompson vs. Dafne Schippers in the 100.

A Legend Waves Goodbye to the Track

Lagat in 2015

LRC Bernard Lagat Has Run His Final Track Race – What an Amazing Career it Was A track legend is done with the track (but not the roads).

Sprints Jumps And Throws

The Paralympic Opening Ceremony Is Today At 4:30PM ET (NBC Broadcast At 7PM)

Distance News

Paralympic News

Other Weekend Action *Berlin ISTAF Results

Sprinters And Field Eventers News

Distance News

First Big NCAA XC Meet Is Next Weekend

The Latest Usain Bolt Updates

Today’s Doping Headlines

Sprints And Throws


The Power Of Gold: After Four Decades Without Electricity, Faith Kipyegon’s Home Village In Kenya Gets Power For The First Time Thanks To Her Olympic Gold Medal Her father pleaded to the Kenyan president to give him power so he could watch his daughter compete.


African Distance News

USATF 20K Champs *Full Results

10K Olympian Leonard Korir And Aliphine Tuliamuk Win USATF 20K Champs Hosted At New Haven Road Race Korir beat out Sam Chelanga by one second as Christo Landry was 3rd. On the women’s side, Tuliamuk had a 16-second victory over Emily Sisson.
*Hartford Courant Recap: Close Runner-Up Finish Two-Years In A Row For Sam Chelanga
*New Haven Register article

African News

Sprints, Jumps And Throws

Non-Track Doping News

Administrative Conflict

More Weekend Action *US 20K Champs Home

2016 Zürich DL – The 1st Of 2 DL Finals – Full Results

Rowbury Wins in ZurichLRC Shannon Rowbury Wins Diamond League 1,500 Finale In Zürich Shannon Rowbury ended her European campaign with a big win in Zurich.

jager-celebrates-2016LRC 2016 Zürich Full Meet Recap: Evan Jager Goes For It, Caster Semenya And Ruth Jebet Finish Off Historic Seasons, The World’s Best Women Clash At 200 And Massive Marks In The Men’s Shot The first of the two Diamond League finals did not disappoint. Find out what happened here.

Zürich Talk On The Message Board / Fan Forum:

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Sneaker News

Departing adidas CEO Herbert Heiner Reflects On His 15 Years At The Helm During his reign, their market cap has gone up nearly 10 x – from $3 to $30 billion.

Doping / Corruption News