2017 Weltlkasse Zürich Is Thursday *Schedule & Results *TV & Streaming

Coburn and Frerichs take gold and silverLRC 2017 Weltklasse Zurich Preview: Mo Farah Says Goodbye To The Track, Emma Coburn Chases Sub-9:00 & Elijah Manangoi Looks To Close Out Big Year In 1,500 With $100,000 on the line per event, Thursday’s action should be spectacular.

*IAAF Preview: First Of 16 Diamond League Champions To Be Crowned In Zurich Top non-distance action includes Dafne Schippers vs Elaine Thompson and Shaunae Miller-Uibo over 200m and Sam Kendricks trying to stop Renaud Lavillenie from winning his 8th DL trophy in the PV.
*MB: The Zurich DL final is Thursday – Will Mo Farah end his track career as a winner? Will the 5k AR fall? 

Duel In The Sun

solar-eclipseLRC Investigates Epic iPhone Failure: iPhone Fails To Record Solar Eclipse – Is This A Sign From Above It’s Time To Short Apple (AAPL)? A LetsRun.com investigation reveals that Apple’s much-hyped iPhone is incapable of properly recording the solar eclipse. Is this a sign that it’s time to dump AAPL?
*MB: Discuss

Doping News

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

Things To Watch

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 not likely 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.

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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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

Saturday’s Action

Random But Interesting

Distance News: Cancer Strikes US Distance Women

Some More Post-Worlds Analysis