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LRC Women’s Preview: Mary Keitany Goes For Four Straight Against Edna Kiplagat & Shalane Flanagan Who are the leading ladies for Sunday’s NYC Marathon? Find out here.
LRC International Men’s Preview: Ghebreslassie Guns For Repeat, Kipsang Tries To Bounce Back, & Kamworor Returns To The Marathon Which of the following 5 men will win NY on Sunday – Wilson Kipsang, Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, Lelisa Desisa, Lemi Berhanu, or Geoffrey Kamworor?
LRC U.S. Men’s Preview: Can Meb Close Out His Career As The Top American? Or Will Jared Ward, Abdi Abdirahman Or Shadrack Biwott Stop Him? 4 real high quality American men that will battle in NY this weekend – past champ Meb Kefelzighi, Olympic sixth placer Jared Ward, the ageless Abdi Abdirahman, and Shadrack Biwott, who has been top 5 in his last 2 majors.
*MB: Who will be the top American man at 2017 NYC Marathon? Meb, Abdi, Jared, or Shadrack?
LRC Digging Deep: The Legacy Of Ryan Shay Ten Years After His Death At Olympic Marathon Trials 10 years ago this week, Ryan Shay died suddenly at the Olympic Marathon Trials in New York. We look at his legacy a decade later. *Donate To Ryan Shay Foundation
Recommended Read: RW: “Capping A Legendary Career, Meb Keflezighi And His Team Prepare For A NYC Curtain Call” A very nice profile on Meb’s dedication with great quotes from him, coach Bob Larsen and his wife Yordanos.
Wayde van Niekerk Out For 6-9 Months
MB: Wayde van Niekerk ACL TEAR! Tears ACL In Celebrity Tag Rugby Game! Van Niekerk injured himself in a touch rugby game for celebrities on Oct 7. He didn’t realize the severity of the injury until later but has put his honeymoon on hold to have surgery in the US today. He’ll be out 6-9 months.