Week That Was

Callum-Hawkins-1WTW Usain Bolt Races Celebrities, Callum Hawkins Impresses, So Does Iona, Arizona XC Team Chases A Knife Wielding Thief, And Pick Your Parents Wisely Want to know what’s going on in the running world? This is your weekly read.

Sprint Stuff: Bolt, 100m Science And A New Documentary

Robert Young – Run Across America Fraud

Photos of Young pounding out the miles while riding in the comfort of his RV are unavilable (photo via facebook)LRC It’s Official: Robert Young An UltraMarathon Cheat Inspired in part by the fastest-growing thread in LetsRun.com history started by Asher Delmott, Skins – Young’s primary sponsor – has released a 100+ page independent report to determine if Young cheated in his run across America. The evidence is conclusive, he didn’t run the entire way.
*MB: Robert Young fakes run across America

Great Point: Sean Ingle: If Only Nike And Other Companies Responded With Independent Investigations When Their Athletes Were Accused Of Cheating “Wouldn’t it have been refreshing for Sky, having spent millions funding Team Sky, to bring in independent experts to check everything is above board with their TUE requests?”

NCAA News *All Weekend NCAA Results

The Real Winners From Rio – LRC Running Warehouse Prediction Contest

rw-hires-horizontal-dark-on-whiteLRC Who Rocked The LetsRun.com Rio Prediction Contest? A State Champion High School Coach, A Dude On His Honeymoon – The Talented Winners Span The Globe See who the kings and queens of LetsRun.com are. Our winners hail from all over the globe. A state champion coach from the US won overall, but other winners included a woman from England, a 66-flat half marathoner from Atlanta and a Canadian. Our runner-up made his picks just days after landing the woman of his dreams.

Pro Distance News

Field Eventer News

Doping News

Weekend Pro Action

US Olympic News: Team USA Goes To The White House

Admin News

It’s Time To Settle The Debate

The Great OnesLRC Debate: After Berlin, Who Is The Distance Running GOAT – Kenenisa Bekele, Haile Gebrselassie Or Mo Farah? The LRC “brains” may have reached a rare consensus.
Discuss: Has Bekele just legitimised his WRs? Clean? GOAT?

screenshot-2016-09-27-at-15-49-47Listen On Demand Special Berlin Marathon Track Talk Podcast With Professor Of The Marathon Sean Hartnett Get the inside scoop on one of the greatest marathons ever. Plus, learn about the reaction of Bekele and Kipsang and the friendship between Bekele and Eliud Kipchoge.


Interesting Reads

It’s Not Too Early To Start Thinking About Christmas Gifts

LRC Book Review: Run The World By 2:30 Marathoner Becky Wade Is An Easy And Fun Read That Anyone Who Enjoys Running And Travel Will Enjoy Rather than embark immediately upon a professional career, Wade – an All-American at Rice and 2016 Olympic Trials qualifier – spent a year visiting running cultures across the globe. The result is Run the World, a fun log of her running adventures in 22 different countries, including Japan, Finland, Switzerland and New Zealand.