The World’s First Sub-30k On The Roads By A Woman

Screenshot 2017-09-09 at 2.00.28 PMLRC Joyciline Jepkosgei Smashes 10k Road World Record – Becomes First Woman To Break 30 On The Roads With A Sensational 29:43 The world half marathon record holder wasted no time getting after it as she broke the 5k road WR with a 14:33 split.
*MB: Official 2017 Birrell 10k Dicussion Thread – Women’s Sub-30 WR attempt 

Marathon Updates

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Nick Willis Shares His Wisdom

Nick Willis After Winning 2013 Fifth Avenue MileLRC Nick Willis Q&A, Part II: The Importance Of Moderation, Taoufik Makhloufi’s Absence & Asbel Kiprop’s 5K Potential Willis reveals how he learned his come-from-behind strategy at the 2002 World Juniors in Jamaica – “conserve your energy throughout a race as much as possible and then you let rip on the last lap.”
*MB: Nick Willis shares his wisdom with LetsRun.com

LRC Nick Willis Q&A, Part I: His Abbreviated Buildup For Worlds, The Key To His Longevity, And The Brilliance Of Jenny Simpson 

Cheserek Gets Paid

Edward Cheserek Signs Endorsement Deal With Skechers One of the greatest collegiate distance runners in history, who made his name at a school synonymous with Nike, has signed with Skechers – just as the letsrun.com message board predicted way back on August 21st – actually, make that August 11th.

2017 Diamond League / Track Season Review

Bolt Updates

Doping Updates

Distance News

Bad News

Who Really Won Worlds?

LRC Who Won Our 2017 Running Warehouse Worlds Prediction Contest? A Londoner, A Guy From Portugal, And A Guy Who Used To Manage The Guam Track Team See who the kings and queens of LetsRun.com are. Our contest winners this time are by far the most impressive group running-wise in the history of contest winners on LRC.

Olympic / Hosting News

Upcoming Road Racing

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David Torrence Mile *Results *Race Video

li-ohareLRC Results: Emily Lipari And Chris O’Hare Win Hoka One One Long Island Miles In the men’s race, Chris O’Hare held off Nick Willis as the three WC finalists went 1-2-3. Brenda Martinez led the women’s race virtually the entire way before being gunned down in the final meters. *Race Video

The Olympics – Where The Only Ones Dirtier Than The Athletes Are The Officials

Sprint Stuff

Doping / Corruption News