2017 USA Indoors *Results *Day 2 TV Replay

MB: Official 2017 USATF Indoor Day 2 Live Discussion Thread 

Americans might want to get used to seeing thisLRC Day 2 Recap The Shelby Houlihan Show Continues, Ajee Wilson And Clayton Murphy Impress, Lipsey And Blankenship Get First USA Titles, And World Record Hurdlers Win Clayton Murphy and Ajee Wilson showed why their futures are very bright as they won some compelling races at the final day of 2017 USATF Indoors, Houlihan got her double, Lipsey and Blankenship got their first titles and Sowinski won the 600.

Screenshot (1098)LRC Day 1 Recap Noah Lyles Breaks World Record, Paul Chelimo Dominates, Houlihan Gets USATF Title #1, Okolo Vs. Wilson, Brazier Vs. Loxsom, & Murphy Vs. Wheating Vs. Andrews Finals Set 19-year-old Lyles is the real deal. There should be some great finals on Sunday.
Discuss: Noah Lyles Sets World Indoor Best in 300m 31.87


Ryan Hall Believes The Two Hour Marathon Is Possible Now … On A Treadmill Hall thinks it’ll be a while before we see one on the roads though. “I’ll be excited the first time I see a marathoner go out under 60 minutes. Just doing that alone will be a pretty big step towards the sub-two-hour marathon.”

Distance Action

Previous Euro Indoor News

More On The NOP Doping Allegations

lequipe-salazarLRC Fancy Bears Releases The Vitamins And Medications That Galen Rupp And Shannon Rowbury Were On Before Rio Supplements are an important part of the all-in focus of the Nike Oregon Project as Galen Rupp took more than 20 legal pills over the span of 4 days in April according to the latest Fancy Bears leak as published in L’Equipe.

HS Stars Showing Up The Pros

More Drug News

US Distance Stuff

Update On NOP & The Sunday Times

Galen Rupp and Alberto Salazar Before His 5000m RecordLRC More From Leaked USADA Report – Alberto Salazar And Dr. Brown Used Risky “Procedures And Prescriptions Medications” To Increase Testosterone And Boost Performance USADA’s leaked report says Salazar “… repeatedly ignored the medical evidence and his athletes’ long-term health prospects.”

A Magical Day In Japan As Both All-Comers Records Fall @ Tokyo *Results

Screenshot 2017-02-25 at 22.39.45LRC Wilson Kipsang Enters All-Time Great Status With 2:03:58 Japanese All-Comers Record In Tokyo Kipsang now has 4 sub-2:04 clockings to his name. No one else has more than 2. Andrew Bumbalough ran 2:13:58 in his debut.

Screenshot (1078)LRC Kenyan Sarah Chepchirchir Announces Herself As A Marathon Star, Wins Tokyo In 2:19:47; American Sara Hall Runs Big PR Of 2:28: 26 Betsy Saina went for it big-time and blew up and dropped out.

2016 Was A Record Year For Us In Terms Of Traffic – Thanks For Visiting

An Inside Look At How LRC Operates How a Ragtag Crew Of Almost Journalists Created Running’s Most Controversial Website Author Charles Bethea embedded himself with us during the US Olympic trials and got a behind-the-scenes look at how we operate. His article in Outside magazine includes some really nice quotes from Tim Layden, “… their best quality is that they don’t give a shit about offending people,” and Nick Willis, “It gave me a ton of inspiration. LetsRun is one of the primary reasons high-quality coaching and training have improved in ­America.”
*MB: Long Article on Letsrun… in Outside Magazine

Enjoyed The Article Above? Then Check This Article On LRC’s Founding From Marathon And Beyond In 2009 The LetsRun Phenomenon

2017 European Indoor Champs *Results

Sunday: RRW Sunday Recap: Laura Muir Completes 1,500 / 3,000 Double At 2017 Europeans In Style – Garners Her Second Championship Record With 8:35.67 Switzerland’s Selina Büchel won a very close 800 by .01, setting a NR at 2:00.38 as Adam Kszczot came through as the favorite in the men’s race.

Sprint Stuff

Previous USATF News

Suhr at the street vault in New York in 2014Olympic Champion Jenn Suhr Withdraws From USAs In Protest Suhr issued a statement where she said, “Championship meets need to be administered in a way that gives the spectators the best competition while providing ALL competitors a fair and equal playing field producing the best results.”

Previews: 

Olympic News – Did Rio Bribe To Get The 2016 Games?

Collegiate / High School News

Upcoming Road Action: Rupp And Hasay Racing 2 Weeks Before Boston

Previous USA News

Bolt Headlines

Lots Of Hosting News

Russian Doping News

Sub-2 Hour News

International Weekend Action


NOP Doping Story Continues To Get Big Press In Europe

NCAAs Are Next Weekend And Sadly One Deserving Runner Won’t Be There #Ridiculous

Danielle ShanahanLRC NCAA Punishes Coach and Athlete … For Knowing And Following The Rules – Nation’s 10th-Fastest 5,000 Runner Barred From NCAA Meet The NCAA is famous at times for being a stickler to obscure rules. Well, now it’s punishing a collegiate coach and his athlete because he both a) knew and b) followed the rules. Brilliant. As a result, the nation’s 10th fastest 5,000 runner, Loyola Marymount’s Danielle Shanahan (15:52 PR), won’t be competing at NCAAs.
*MB: Woman runs 15:52 5k (#10 in NCAA): NCAA screws her over and won’t let her run because her coach followed the rules!

2017 NCAA Indoors Are Next Week

Cheserek and Blake Haney helped deliver another title to UO last yearLRC NCAA Men’s Entries Analysis: Why Is Edward Cheserek Tripling? And Might He Actually Quadruple? Because Oregon Needs Him More Than Ever Oregon has won the last 3 indoor titles, but this year they face an uphill battle as they, at least on paper, are almost a one-person track team. They’ve only got 1 projected individual scorer on the roster not named Edward Cheserek.

The Oregon women won their sixth title in seven years last year in BirminghamLRC NCAA Women’s Entries Analysis: The 2017 Oregon Women’s Track Team Might Be The Greatest In NCAA History There isn’t any doubt that the women of Oregon will win their 7th indoor title in the last 8 years – the only question is, ‘Is this the greatest indoor team in the history of the NCAA?’

LRC 2017 NCAA Indoor Entries Are Out – Edward Cheserek Is Running Mile-3K-5K Triple; What Did It Take To Get Into NCAAs & How Does It Compare To Past Years? (link fixed) Find out what it will take to get into NCAAs (March 10-11 at Texas A&M) and who is running what there.

Throws And Multis


Conviction Upheld For College Friend Of Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Robel Phillipos removed items from Tsarnaev’s dorm room after the bombing and then lied to FBI agents about it.

BU Last Chance

Edward Cheserek, coach Andy Powell, and Johnny Gregorek of the University of Oregon in advance of the 2015 NYRR Millrose Games (photo by Chris Lotsbom for Race Results Weekly)LRC Q&A Q&A With Andy Powell: Oregon Distance Coach Discusses The Greatness Of Edward Cheserek, Learning From Centro And Salazar & How He Peaks Athletes For NCAAs We caught up with Powell after Cheserek’s collegiate record 3:52.01 mile in Boston and he shared details on Oregon’s training system, how Cheserek bounced back from his defeat at NCAA XC and his relationship with Centrowitz, whom he coached to World Championships bronze in 2011.

LRC Fast Times in Boston: Edward Cheserek (3:52.01) Breaks NCAA Mile Record, Mo Ahmed (13:04.60) Sets Canadian Record to Lead 4 Men Under 13:10 The record-breaking 2017 is underway. Kyle Merber 2nd.
Discuss: Ches FTW!!!!! Merber goes home devastated
*MOH AHMED 13:04 OFF 8FLAT 3K!! Ahmed 13:04.6, Jenkins 13:05. 8, True 13:06.7, Hill 13:07.6, Kincaid 13:12.2, Lomong 13:12.2, Campbell 13:14.4, Derrick 13:19.3

More From NCAA Conference Champs Weekend

Previous NOP Doping Allegation News

Screenshot 2017-02-25 at 17.28.35LRC Leaked USADA Report From 2016 Says Alberto Salazar “Almost Certainly” Broke Anti-Doping Rules, Used Prescription Meds And Drug Infusions To Boost Performance The Sunday Times got the report from the Russian Fancy Bear hack. Much of it is previous allegations about L-Carnitine, but we also have allegations that Mo Farah (and others) were given prescription drugs for performance-enhancing (not medical) reasons and this tidbit that Alberto told Lance Armstrong: “Lance call me ASAP! We have tested it and it’s amazing.” *Discuss

Centro Sr.’s Book Gets Some Publicity

Matt Centro’s Sr Gets Q&A In Washington Post About His Biography And His Son’s Olympic 1,500m Gold

centrowitz-book-father-sonLRC Exclusive LetsRun.com Exclusive: Read Chapter Two Of Matt Centrowitz’s New Book “Like Father, Like Son” LetsRun.com doesn’t beat around the bush. Neither does Matt Centrowitz. He’s so confident you’ll like his book, he’s letting you read a whole chapter for free. Purchase the book now and come back at the end of February and participate in the first ever LetsRun.com Virtual Book Club.

LRC Review Legendary Athlete, Father And Coach Matt Centrowitz Just Published An Autobiography – We Suggest You Read It