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Pre-Sunday Roads News

Singapore: Former Champions Kenneth Mungara (2:09:00) And Kennedy Kiptoo Lilan (2:11:36) Will Clash In The Singapore Marathon Rebecca Kangogo Chesir (2:25:22) and Peninah Arusei (2:27:17) lead the women’s field.

Doping News: Russia Not Going Anywhere Fast

GB News

Usain Bolt Premiere Night In The Books

Distance Profiles / Interviews

Distance Action

Marathon News


Usain Bolt And Almaz Ayana Crowned 2016 IAAF World Athletes Of The Year Bolt won the award for a record 6th time. Other winners included Andre De Grasse as the male rising star and Harry Marra (who coaches the Eatons) won the coaching achievement award.

Usain Bolt Says He Wishes He “Got Serious” When He Was Younger As He Feels He Could Have “Done A Lot More In My Career” Bolt was quoted as saying, “Maybe if I’d started younger I’d have had four Olympics.” However, he did have 4 Olympics (he didn’t make the 200 final in 2004), so maybe he meant 4 golds.

Doping: Russia Will Stay Banned Beyond February

Problems In Kenya

Previous NXN / HS News

Could We See A Garrett Heath – Mo Farah Rematch? Farah Wants To Run Great Edinburgh XC On January 7th Farah: “I placed second in this race last year and hope to go one better in 2017.”

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Saturday Action

MB: Chris Derrick runs 27:38.69 in Japan, race is dominated by 3:28 man Ronald Kwemoi in 27:33! November is full of intrigue in Japan. Race video available.
*Japan Running News Recap

Is There A Demand For Lighted Running Shorts / Pants With A GPS Enabled Panic Alarm In Them?

At Night Athletic's Kick Starter page is now liveLRC Q&A With Tim Polanowski – Inventor Of At Night Athletic After nearly plowing into another runner one night, Polanowski has invented a pair of running shorts that come with built-in LED lights that can be turned on / off and a GPS enabled panic alarm.
 What do you think of these super high-tech, lighted shorts with alarm that are on Kickstarter? Q&A with co-founder

USATF Annual Meeting Has Started

2017 London Worlds Will Be Here Before You Know It

bolt_usainboltpose-world15LRC IAAF Announces 2017 World Championships Entry Standards – Which Ones Got Easier And Which Ones Got Harder? Find out what the pros will have to run, jump or throw if they want to compete in London next summer. Also why is the IAAF sexist?

Our Weekly Recap

Chris Derrick rocking it 2014 USA XCWTW Galen Rupp Bombs, Ben True Shines, Meet America’s 13-Year-Old Phenom, The Return Of Chris Derrick And Much More Thanksgiving may be a holiday for most Americans but a ton of US pros decided to go to work and race last week. We break it down and give you the scoop on Mary Cain‘s knee injury.

Doping Updates: Chernova Finally Loses Her 2011 Gold

Olympic News

Election Season Isn’t Over Yet

PoleVaultPower’s Becca Peter Interviews USATF Presidential Candidates Jackie Joyner-Kersee And Vin Lananna Read how each candidates responses differed to a series of questions about their views on a variety of issues impacting the sport.

High School XC

D3 Runner Gets Mauled

deerLRC Video: Deer Collision Sends NCAA D-III Runner Flying During Cross-Country Race If you think a cramp is the worst thing to fear in a race, you’ve never had anyone yell, “Watch out for the deer!”