Birmingham DL *Results *Video Interviews *Full Coverage

LRC Birmingham Diamond League Thread *Full Results

Screenshot 2017-08-20 at 11.02.11LRC¬†Recap: Farah Exits British Soil With a Win, Hassan Impresses, Americans Struggle, Barshim Goes 2.40¬†The American distance runners weren’t great, but we can forgive them after their medal haul in London. Jenny Simpson may be forced to watch the DL final from home.

LRC Birmingham Post-Race Interviews

Saturday’s Action

Random But Interesting

Distance News: Cancer Strikes US Distance Women

British News

2017 New Balance Falmouth *Results

Stephen Sambu of Kenya wins his fourth New Balance Falmouth Road Race in 32:14 (photo by Chris Lotsbom for Race Results Weekly)RRW¬†Stephen Sambu edges Leonard Korir to win 4th straight Falmouth title; Sambu is now winningest man in Falmouth history¬†Olympian¬†Leonard Korir¬†didn’t want to do any of the leading but¬†Stephen Sambu¬†was still able to outkick him and move past¬†Bill Rodgers¬†for the most men’s wins in Falmouth history.

RRW¬†Kenya’s Caroline Chepkoech crushes field to repeat as Falmouth women’s champ, wins with largest margin of victory in 35 years¬†Jess Tonn¬†took home top American honors.

Craig Engels edges Nick Willis (center) and Colby Alexander at the 2017 Aetna Falmouth Mile (photo by Chris Lotsbom for Race Results Weekly)RRW¬†2017 Falmouth Mile: Craig Engels Wins His First Pro Race Over Nick Willis, Hannah Fields Edges Nicole Sifuentes For Women’s Title

A Look Back At 2017 Worlds

LRC¬†Track Talk Post-Worlds 2017 Podcast We took a look back at the highs and lows of Worlds, wondered if Emma Coburn‘s gold was the result of white privilege and got excited for the rest of the DL season. Archive coming soon.

Coburn and Frerichs take gold and silverLRC The Grades Are In: USA Distance Runner Report Cards From The World Championships In London We rank everyone from A++ to D.

edris-wins-farah-loses-2LRC The Five Races We Most Want To See After The World Championships, Including Jenny Simpson Vs. Emma Coburn In The Steeple The good news for track fans is they should see 4 of these matchups in the next 2 weeks. The Jenny vs. Emma one is the only one likely not to happen.

Sam Kendricks On Top of World in 2017LRC¬†What A Year Sam Kendricks Is Having And Hope You Didn’t Bet Big On The Favorites¬†If you placed bets on the favorite at Worlds, you would have lost a lot.

Good Reads

Falmouth Is This Weekend

Usain Bolt Is Mad Some People Didn’t Think He Was Really Injured At Worlds Since He Was Seen Clubbing For 3 Nights After Injury

Sprint Stuff

Some More Post-Worlds Analysis

Post-Worlds Analysis


Post-Worlds Reaction – Ireland Didn’t Win Any Medals And¬†Britain Only Won 2 Individual Medals

Kiwi Coach Is Satisfied:¬†NZ Coach Pleased With Worlds Performance: “I’d say it was six or seven out of ten.”¬†The article also says the Robertson twins¬†“probably” will be moving to the marathon.

 

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