BMW Berlin Marathon Is Sunday

2016 Berlin MarathonLRC Let’s Get Excited: Eliud Kipchoge Vs. Kenenisa Bekele Vs. Wilson Kipsang Vs. World Record Sunday In Berlin It doesn’t get much better than this. 3 global titans, including the greatest distance runner ever (Bekele),vs. the greatest marathoner ever (Kipchoge) on the only course where the world record has fallen the last 15 years.
*Discuss: Berlin is this weekend. We can officially start the “Expect Great Things” thread! 

More Weekend Road Results

Olympic News

Russian Doping / IOC Corruption Updates

More Sunday On The Roads

Anti-Doping Updates

Weekly Recap

butler-callahan-do-not-use-Denver-PostWTW Running’s Version Of Sergio Dipp, A New 10k WR, Galen Rupp, Jordan Hasay And More We take a look back at the week in running and along the way introduce you to a new road race in Colorado.

Distance News

Non-Distance News

News From Japan

News From Kenya


Sad News: Jamaican Sprinter Jordan Scott Dies In Car Crash In Kingston, Jamaica The 20-year-old was driving with with fellow sprinter Michael Campbell, who ran in the 4 x 100 heats for Jamaica at Worlds. Scott died in the crash, but Campbell survived and is currently in hospital.

Other Distance News

For The Running Form Nerds

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.
*IAAF Recap Benard Kimeli took the men’s race in 27:10.
*MB: Official 2017 Birrell 10k Dicussion Thread – Women’s Sub-30 WR attempt 

RnR Philly Half

Galen Rupp (1:02:18) And Meseret Defar (1:08:45) Get Comfortable Wins At Rock 'N' Roll Philly Half

Martin Hehir second on the men’s side (1:04:00), Jared Ward 5th. Jordan Hasay 3rd in (1:10:42).
*Live Thread On Race
*Competitor Group Press Release

US Distance Updates

Getting You Ready For 2017 NCAA XC

Martin Hehir, Chris Fox, Justyn Knight celebrate the national title (photo by Mike Scott) LRC Feature The Rise Of Syracuse: How A Cross-Country Powerhouse Was Built From Scratch In 10 Years We take an in-depth 6,000+ word look at how Chris Fox and company built Syracuse from nothing into a national champion.
*MB: Syracuse – From Nothing to National Champ – How a Cross Country Powerhouse Was Built From Scratch in 10 Years

LRC 2017 NCAA Men’s XC Preview: #2 Syracuse & #1 Northern Arizona Syracuse had storybook 2015 season. NAU had a storybook 2016 season. Which one will get the glory in 2017?

LRC 2017 NCAA Women’s XC Preview: #2 New Mexico & #1 Colorado Colorado choked away a national title chance last year but they’ve got a real good shot at winning in 2017, but a top heavy New Mexico team is going to be very hard to beat.

Previous:
Men: #4 BYU & #3 Arkansas
Men:
#6 Colorado & #5 Stanford 
Men:
 #8 Oregon & #7 Wisconsin
Men: #10 Oklahoma State & #9 Iona
Women: #4 Oregon & #3 Stanford 
Women:
#6 NC State & #5 Michigan
Women: 
#8 Penn State & #7 San Francisco
Women: #10 Providence & #9 Arkansas

Kenyan Marathoner News

2017 Review

Worlds Photo Galleries 2,000+ Photos *Best 200 Photos  *Podium/Celebration/Race Finish Galleries *More

And You Thought Worlds Were Way Over

gault800liveLRC The Greatest Race At Worlds You Never Heard About: The Epic Pure Guts Media 800 With LetsRun.com’s Jonathan Gault  This race almost warranted a splash page. Side-by-side racing the final 100m.  Full video, with post-race interview with hurdling great Allen Johnson.

image4LRC Meet The Winners Of The $200,017 Running Warehouse Worlds Prediction Contest A Londoner, a guy from Portugal, and a guy who used to manage the Guam track team came out on top.

NCAA / High School News

Today’s Doping / Corruption Updates

Great North Run *Results


Track News

Mid-Distance / XC News *All Weekend NCAA XC Action

Non-Elite Distance News

More Weekend Action

Lots Of Interesting Administrative News

 

Non-Distance News

5th Avenue Mile

Screenshot (1549)LRC Nick Willis (3:51.3) Wins His 4th Title & Jenny Simpson (4:16.6) Wins Her 6th At The 2017 5th Avenue Mile  Willis kicked late to turn the tables on Chris O’Hare (who beat him on Thursday on Long Island) as Simpson earned her fifth straight title, tying PattiSue Plumer‘s 27-year-old event record in the process.

*MB: Official 2017 5th Avenue Mile Discussion Thread – Simpson v Coburn + King Ches makes his pro debut

Pre-Race: Nick Willis Q&A The star shared his wisdom with LetsRun.com.

Bolt Updates