Our Weekly Recap  – The Week That Was

droddy-thumbnail-only-gettyLRC WTW: Noah Droddy and Emily Sisson Rock NYC, The Slow Twins Rise Up, Ed Whitlock Dies and The US Olympians Doing Boston And A Disgraceful Hitler Analogy We break down some great half-marathon action from across the globe, wonder when some mid-20s Americans will make their marathon debuts and say goodbye to a legend.

US Distance Updates: Boston Is In Less Than A Month

News From Boston

 

Sprint Stuff

Hosting Updates

WTW

LRCThe LetsRun.com Awards: Who Were The Biggest Winners Of The Winter Season? + How Important Is It To Be A NCAA Star If You Want To Be An Olympian?

This week we take a look back at the whole 2016-2017 winter campaign and hand out awards. In the end, we bow down and praise Woody Kincaid, Brie Oakley, Mondo Duplantis, Laura Muir, Derek Thompson, Charlene Lipsey and Sam Chelanga. Then we analyze how important it is to be a total stud in college if you want to make the US Olympic team. All of that and much more.

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

LetsRun.com Goes To World XC Africa

Shoes from SideLRC Photos of Eliud Kipchoge Working Out in Nike Zoom Vaporfly Elite Shoes On our way to Uganda for the World XC champs, we made a detour to spend the day with the world’s greatest marathoner, Eliud Kipchoge.

MB: Breaking: Science of Sport calls for Nike Vaporfly Elite to be banned Perhaps that’s what Nike wanted – free publicty.
MB: LetsRun.com has landed in Kenya

International Distance News

NYC Half *Watch NYC Replay On WATCHESPN *NYC Results, Tracking, Splits

huddle-win-2017nychalfRRW Full Recap Molly Huddle (68:19) And Feyisa Lelisa (60:04) Win 2017 NYC Half In Sprint Finishes As Emily Sisson (68:21) And Chris Derrick (61:12) Move Into US Top 10 All-Time (Updated) Sisson’s debut was great as she’s one of the 5 fastest US women ever now and she’s only run it once.
*LRC Molly Huddle, Emily Sisson, Feyisa Lelisa, Callum Hawkins, Chris Derrick And Diane Nukuri Talk After 2017 NYC Half Marathon Sisson aced her debut: “It actually didn’t feel that different than just training together, just like doing a tempo run, but a harder tempo run and longer.”
*MB: Official 2017 United Airlines NYC Half Live Discussion Thread

Full coverage in our 2017 NYC Half Special Section.

Drug News


Doping / Cheating News

More Sunday Distance Action

International Distance News

The World’s Hardest Foot Race To Win – 2017 World XC – Is Just Around The Corner

More News From Kenya IOC Drops Funding Of Kenya’s National Olympic Committee Until They Adopt A New Constitution And New Officers

Jamaican News

Upcoming Meets In Jamaica

Doping News With A Slightly Positive Angle To Them

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