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Mo Farah Wins World 10,000m 2017LRC Unbeatable: The Amazing Mo Farah Wins the 10,000 at 2017 Worlds, Earns 10th Global Gold in “Toughest Race” of His Life  He almost had to PR to do it as the Africans threw it at him but Farah held them off in 26:49.51

Cheptegei: The Heir Apparent to Farah?LRC Joshua Cheptegei Is Primed to Succeed Gebrselassie, Bekele, and Farah as the World’s Next Great 10,000-Meter Runner The Uganda turned heads first at World XC and now looks to be Farah’s successor.

2017-w-1500-team-vaughn-simpson-graceWomen’s 1500 Heats: LRC All 3 Americans (Including Sara Vaughn With A PB) and 4 Brits Move On In The Best Opening Round Women’s 1500 in History The women brought it today as 17 of the top 20 seeds moved on.

Sprints/Jumps: Other notable news was Olympic champ Jeff Henderson not qualifying in the long-jump but saying he’ll be back in 2018, Jenn Suhr no heighting in pole vault, former NCAA 100m Christian Coleman looking good in round 1 of 100 and saying he wants to win (and beat Bolt), and Justin Gatlin getting booed but saying he’s fine with the that. And Usain Bolt being Usain Bolt.

LRC Post-Race Interviews from 2017 IAAF World Championships in Athletics / Track and Field Former world champ Jenny Simpson has moved on as has super mom Sara Vaughn but Olympic champ Jeff Henderson is out in the LJ.

London MBoard Talk

LRC Betting Odds For 2017 IAAF London World Championships In Track And Field / Athletics What American man has the best odds (60%)  for gold in a mid-d/distance event? What woman has the best odds at just 9%?

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The Wait Is Over

Screenshot 2017-07-31 at 23.20.24LRC $200,017 LRC Running Warehouse LetsRun.com Worlds Prediction Contest Is Here! The World Champs start Friday. It’s time to get down to business and enter our prediction contest. Easy to do even if you know very little about Worlds.

Get Ready For One Last Party With Usain Bolt

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The Gender Debate In Sport Isn’t Going Anywhere

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Rudisha Out Of Worlds

David-Rudisha-celebrating-his-London-victory-and-WR-e1408742042788LRC David Rudisha Pulls Out Of Worlds With Injury The greatest race at the 2012 London Olympics was the men’s 800 final, won in a world record by David Rudisha. The fans won’t get a repeat this year as Rudisha is out with injury. Michael Saruni of UTEP was not entered as an alternate so no word officially if he can’t run yet.
*Rudisha: “I have accepted my fate with a very heavy heart.” Rudisha says he damaged his quad while “trying to engage in more speed.”
*Discuss: Rudisha announces a no show at London 2017 – quad injury.

Russian Drug Ban Will Continue

IAAF Not Ready To Lift Russian Suspension After Latest Task Force Update Task force head Rune Andersen says that Russia has still not “establish a strong anti-doping culture … or created an open environment that encourages whistleblowing.”
*Athletics Weekly Article Andersen: “RUSADA has started some testing but not comprehensive testing. There is a long way to go before they conduct the testing which we consider to be meaningful.”

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Major Doping News: Hajo Seppelt Goes To Ethiopia

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Andre De Grasse Pulls Out of Worlds A message board poster said this would happen yesterday and people were irate we wouldn’t take the rumor down. Guess what? It’s true … well, half true as the poster said he was still doing the 200.
*De Grasse: “The entire year this 100m race in London was my focus. I am really in the best shape of my life and was looking forward to competing against the best in the world.”

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Week That Was

Screenshot (1482)LRC Monaco Madness Makes Jager The Worlds Favorite?, Eilish McColgan Is Faster Than Her Mom, Sammy Watson, Shalane Flanagan, Morgan McDonald Keep Rolling Jager, Ajee Wilson, and Emmanuel Korir turned heads in Monaco, but quietly Sammy Watson, Shalane Flanagan and Morgan McDonald kept on impressing.