The Big Debate – Olympic Hero Or Zero In Tokyo?

Jorgsensen at US 10 MIler

LRC The Big Debate: Olympic Hero Or Zero: Gwen Jorgensen Moves To The Marathon, How Will She Do? The LRC team, including a triathlete, debate Gwen’s move to the marathon. We all agree it’s cool she’s taking on this challenge.

Interesting Distance News

Reads That We Enjoyed

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Mary Cain after an xc race last October (photo by Chris Lotsbom for Race Results Weekly)LRC Not Done Yet: Mary Cain Has Been Injured In 2017, Planning On Racing Again in 2018 Cain hasn’t raced or been heard from in almost exactly one year, but LRC has learned she’s planning on racing in 2018. The question now becomes, “How good will she be when she returns?” *Discuss

Shalane Flanagan after winning NYCWTW Flanagan’s Close In NY Was Historically Fast, Jenny Simpson’s Roommate Gets 5th In NY And More What a week. In our weekly recap, we take one last week at the 2017 NYC Marathon and also have an update on new American citizen Sally Kipyego.

Kenyan Marathon Men: Watch Out, Kamworor Says He’s Just Getting Going

More On Shalane Flanagan’s Historic NYC Win

Doping News

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LRC Q&A: Catching Up With Former Northern Arizona Coach Eric Heins One Year After He Stepped Away From The Sport A year ago, Eric Heins was on top of the world – well, at the least the collegiate cross-country world. One year later, Heins is out of the sport entirely. We see how things are going.

nau-celebrates-2016LRC Clash Of The Titans: No. 1 NAU & No. 2 BYU Square Off In Classic Battle In Louisville For The 2017 NCAA XC Title On paper, the battle for the men’s 2017 NCAA Cross-Country team title looks like it could be epic. We break it down for you.

 

Screenshot 2017-11-09 at 5.49.41 PMLRC This Is Not Your Older Brother’s BYU Team — The Cougars Are Ready for Their NCAA Moment An in-depth look at the incredible BYU squad which scored just 17 points against Oregon and Stanford this year.

goodwinLRC Hours After His Baby Son’s Death, Former Long Jump Star Marquise Goodwin Gets Emotional After Scoring TD Goodwin’s son died after a premature birth and Goodwin saluted him after scoring on an 83-yard TD less than 12 hours later.

The Best Of 2017

NCAA XC Regionals *Results

Action from the Great Lakes Regionl Photo courtesy of Nathan SmurdonLRC Georgetown Stays Home, Utah State Makes History And 6 Other Observations From The 2017 NCAA Regional Action And how about Al Cantello of Navy? In his 50th year as coach, he’s gotten the Midshipmen going to NCAAs for the 2nd straight year.

Syracuse CelebratesLRC Final Men’s Qualifiers For 2017 NCAA Cross-Country Championships The official NCAA list is out. It’s the same as we projected.

Screenshot 2017-11-09 at 5.49.41 PMLRC Final Women’s Qualifiers For 2017 NCAA Cross-Country Championships The #30 and #31 teams ended up being different as Indiana got in at #30 and Eastern Michigan at #31 instead of Missouri and Virginia Tech.

NCAA announces 2017 Division III Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships qualifiers

Message Board Talk

LRC BYU Men (By Slimmest Of Margins) And Colorado Women Are Your New NCAA #1s In LetsRun.com Cross-Country Fan Polls The LRC faithful have spoken and we’ve got their votes.

Disturbing College News

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LetsSprint.com

LRC’s Tribute To Meb

LRC Meb Memories:  A Generation of Greatness: Our Favorite Moments From The Amazing Career Of Meb Keflezighi Between our race previews and our on-site coverage of Shalane Flanagan‘s shocking victory in NYC, we never found the time to give Keflezighi a fitting sendoff. Here, we take a moment to share our favorite memories of one of the greatest distance runners in American history.
Discuss: Remembering Meb: What was your favorite moment his career?


Sunday’s News

Saturday: Camille Herron DESTROYS 100mi Women’s World Record By Running 12:42 (Old Record 13:45) That’s 7:37.6 per mile pace.
Last Week:  Sandra Villines Smashes US Transcon Record The soon-to-be grandmother ran across the country in 54 days; the previous record was 69 days. The men’s record is 42 days.
*MB: Sandra Vi going for record across America 

Previous European Distance News

Some Big Names Finishing Out 2017 On The Roads

Another High School Star Chooses The NCAA

Pole Vault Star Armand Duplantis Signs With LSU Mondo’s father Greg Duplantis, mother Helena, and brother Antoine all went to LSU.

Sign Of Respect Or A Cheap Money Grab?

Stadium In Kenya May Be Renamed After The Late Sammy Wanjiru Officials hope that renaming the stadium will attract sponsors who will help renovate the aging facility.