It’s Mid-October. It’s Time To Get Excited For NCAA XC *Live Wisco and Pre-Nats Results *All Results

Pre-Nats Messageboard Talk
MB: Official 2016 Wisco/Pre-Nats Discussion Thread
MB: Justyn Knight will win NCAA D1 Cross Country Nationals
MB: Syracuse officially not the favorite
MB: Breaking: Allie Ostrander is “currently injured and will likely redshirt the cross country season”

Brenna Peloquin talks to a Flotrack reporter after her winLRC No. 4 Washington Women Win 2016 Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational as Boise State’s Brenna Peloquin (20:00) Pulls Away to Win Individual Crown Boise State’s Brenna Peloquin came into the year as the #2 runner on her team – now she’s the NCAA favorite. #1 Providence certainly isn’t the favorite any more as they are missing a few studs.

The last time we saw Ostrander on a cross country course, she took second at NCAAsBreaking News LRC Allie Ostrander Is “Currently Injured and Will Likely Redshirt the Cross Country Season” We wish we had better news to report about the woman who was 2nd at NCAAs as a freshman last year. *Discuss

Long-Distance News

Doping Stuff: Was An Irish Sprinter Wrongly Banned?

News From Oregon

Russian (Doping) News

Olympic Hosting News: 2016, 2020, 2024

International Road Results

Previous Chicago News

RRW Confident But Cautious, Stephen Sambu Is Ready For Marathon Debut Carey Pinkowski picked Sambu as his first elite due to his “deep integrity.”

LRC Great News: Watch Chicago Live On LetsRun.com Tomorrow 8am Eastern Tim Hutchings and Ed Eyestone on call. Also available on NBCSN with Todd Williams and Paul Swangard.

Press Conference LRC Great Weather Is In The Forecast – Will The Men And Women Go For Fast Times Without Rabbits? Conditions ideal for a fast time appear to be in the forecast for Sunday, but will the elite men and women go for a fast one? We give you the inside scoop.
*After Visa Glitch, Dickson Chumba Finally Gets To Chicago And Says He’s Ready To Go “I’m not sure why I was the one whose visa was delayed. I’m yet to meet with the people who are responsible. Whether it was intentional or not, I will not let anyone take the title from me easily. I came here with one purpose and that is to take the title and go home a champion, nothing less.”

Puskedra on his way to fourth at the Olympic Trials in FebruaryLRC Luke Puskedra And Diego Estrada Both Say They Are Ready – Could A Sub-2:10 Be In The Cards? Puskedra: “There’s a resurgence in American distance running and I want to jump on the back end of it.” Estrada says he’s going out between 3:00 and 3:05 per km (2:06-2:10 pace). 

Women’s Preview: LRC It’s A Clash Of The Kiplagats As Florence And Edna Square Off On The Streets Of Chicago

Men’s Preview: LRC Dickson Chumba Goes For The Repeat As Americans Luke Puskedra, Elkanah Kibet & Diego Estrada Do Battle

LRC The Comeback: How Luke Puskedra Bounced Back From 4th Place At The Olympic Trials And His Daughter’s Cancer Diagnosis To Prepare For Sunday’s Chicago Marathon Puskedra’s 14-month-old daughter Penelope, who was diagnosed with neuroblastoma two days after the Trials, is now cancer-free. That’s allowed Puskedra to focus on cranking out 130-mile weeks (in singles!) in preparation for Chicago.

Olympics News

Toronto Is Next Weekend

More Depressing News

Marathon / Road News

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.

Upcoming Road Action

Men’s Coverage

Knight blows by ParsonsMen’s Race LRC No. 1 Northern Arizona (78 Points) Rolls to Big Win at 2016 Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational; Syracuse’s Justyn Knight (23:51) Unleashes Big Kick to Claim Individual Title #1 NAU lived up to it’s ranking with a great performance. In terms of the individual race, Justyn Knight blew everyone’s doors off.

Pre-Race Coverage

VoteThe Votes Are In LRC LetsRun.com NCAA XC Fan Poll #1: The LRC Nation Thinks NAU Is Way Overrated and That Syracuse Will Repeat The votes are in for our first fan poll of 2016 and our results are very much different than the USTFCCCA poll, at least on the men’s side. The LRC nation thinks #1 NAU is overrated and that Syracuse is the team to beat. Also LRC likes Stanford way more than the coaches poll.

LRC Pre-Race Analysis Who’s #1 On The Men’s Side? How Good Is Stanford? And Three Other College XC Questions Ahead Of Wisconsin/Pre-Nats Weekend

Today’s Doping Headlines

Upcoming Road Action *Toronto Live Stream Sun. @8:15am

Dreams Become Reality

jagerweddingLRC Evan Jager’s Fairy Tale 2016 Continues As He Gets Married In Sweden Jager married Sofia Hellberg-Jonsén on Saturday in Sweden. Read about the wedding and how they met.
*MB: Sorry Ladies (And Fellas): Evan Jager Is Married!

Columbus Day Action

Sisson, who turns 25 on Wednesday, gave herself a nice early birthday present: her first national titleLRC Emily Sisson (31:47) Dominates To Win First National Title At Tufts Health Plan 10K For Women/USATF 10K Champs With Molly Huddle absent as she’s getting ready for her marathon debut, Emily Sisson did a great job of imitating Huddle by crushing the field.
*RRW: Emily Sisson Runs Away With First National Title At Tufts 10-K

Lance Armstrong In The Headlines Again

Have They Finally Seen The Light?

Other Action This Weekend

 More Interesting Reads

Sprint / Field News

2020 & 2024 Games Issues

Sprint News: Was Usain Bolt Not Marketed Enough?


Sprints And Jumps

Olympic News

Recent General Doping Updates

More From The Weekend

Chicago Analysis

LRC Analysis 7 Quick Takes: Two-Time World Champ Abel Kirui Wins After Great Duel With Dickson Chumba; Florence Kiplagat Dominates In 2:21:32 (updated link) Kirui got the win by 3 seconds over Chumba in 2:11:23. Stephen Sambu was 5th in his debut (2:13:35) while Diego Estrada was the top American in 8th (2:13:56). For the women, former World Champ Edna Kiplagat was runner-up about 2 minutes back and Serena Burla was the top US woman (7th – 2:30:40).

More US Road Action *Results: Army 10 *USATF 10 Mile *TC Marathon

If You Read One Running Article All Month – It Needs To Be This One

Must Read Washington Post Expose Of USATF Head Max Siegel – USA Track And Field CEO Has Alarmed Some Insiders With His Spending And Style The article is full of shocking allegations – lavish travel, possible sales tax fraud, a threat to **** people up, and a whole lot more.
*MB:
 Breaking: Max Siegel Expose in The Washington Post – It’s going to be tough for him to survive this!! 

Previous Shocking News

March 17-20, 20

2015 World Champ In Pole Vault, Shawn Barber, Tested Positive For Cocaine At Olympic Trials But Wasn’t Banned As He Got It After Kissing A Woman In A “Craigslist Casual Encounter” Both the woman and her now ex-boyfriend, who watched some of the encounter, testified at his hearing.

The Sub-2 Hour Marathon

Fancy Bears / Russian Doping Updates

Hosting News: Obama Criticizes IOC