Week That Was

shitaraLRC Sick Japanese Men’s Marathoning, Another WR For Kyle Merber, Freshmen Sydney McLaughlin And Lynna Irby Put On A Show At SECs Our weekly recap spans the spectrum, from the Japanese showing the American men how to run the marathon, to another WR for Kyle Merber, to freshman Sydney McLaughlin running a world-leading 50.52 400m and possibly not having as good a weekend as another freshman – Lynna Irby of Georgia.
Discuss: What collegiate athletes had their dreams become reality this past weekend?

Post-Conference Champs NCAA Updates

2018 Tokyo Marathon

He won $936,000 for running a 2_06_11 marathon. The only remaining question is what is this on his arm_ (1)LRC The Crazy Thing On The Arm Of Million $ Marathoner Yuta Shitara Is Explained Chasing a $1 million bonus, at the final water stop Yuta Shitara took the effort to slide something up his arm with a cartoon face on it and run with it to the finish. You all have figured out what it was – a cartoon picture of Shitara. *Discuss

IMG_0449LRC Dickson Chumba & Birhane Dibaba Win, Amy Cragg Runs US #5 A-T 2:21:42, & Yuta Shitara Runs 2:06:11 To Set Japanese Record And Win $936,000 The Japanese Corporate Track and Field Federation’s “Project Exceed” was offering 100 million yen ($936,000) to any man who could break the 2:06:16 national record. Shitara did it with a legendary run, mowing down the field after he was dropped at 32k.

NCAA: Conference Champs Weekend *Conference Champs Central

America East: MB: Unbelievable!! Albany Loses Conference Championship due to EPIC DQ!!

More Distance News

Vin Lananna Suspended

LRC Trying To Make Sense Of USATF’s Suspension Of Vin Lananna – Was This A Silent Coup? After reading USATF’s explanation for placing Vin Lananna on administrative leave, we were more confused than before we read it. So we try to make sense of it all.

Until 2018 World Indoors *Schedule *TV/Streaming Information *Entries *All LRC Coverage *$200,018 Prediction Contest *Previews *M800 *W800 *M1,500 *M3k *W3k

LRC Running Warehouse $200,018 World Indoor Prediction Contest Get your picks in.

Coming Thursday: Don’t Miss: Pre-2018 Worlds Podcast On Thursday At 11 am ET You can get the inside scoop from the press conferences and use it to win big in our prediction contest.

IMG_3363LRC Boots Are On The Ground & The 4 Things We’re Most Excited About At 2018 World Indoors Our boots are on the ground in the UK and we give you 4 reasons as to why you must watch World Indoors. If you like World Records, incredible field event action and must-see distance battles, then you are going to really enjoy the 2018 Worlds.

Can't believe it? Believe it.LRC 1,500m  M Worlds Preview: With No Centro, Willis And Only 1 Kenyan, This Race Is There For The Taking Might the world be meeting a new 18-year-old star from Ethiopia by the name of Samuel Tefera when it’s all said and done?

Wilson-NiyonsabaFH-Worlds16LRC 800m W Preview: Can USAs Ajee’ Wilson Get The Elusive Gold Medal? Or Does Niyonsaba Keep Rolling? How does Raevyn Rogers do? Does Niyonsaba stay undefeated lifetime indoors?

Brazier looked great in winning at USAs (Phil Bond photo)LRC 2018 World Indoors M 800 Preview: Brazier! Korir! Kszczot! Oh Baby, This Is Going To Be Good We can’t wait for the men’s 800 as it features two of the sports brightest mid-d talents in Donavan Brazier and Emmanuel Korir.

Chelimo completed a 1500/3k double at USAsLRC 2018 World Indoors M 3K Preview: Paul Chelimo Goes For His First Global Gold Against A Trio Of Ethiopian Studs Chelimo has he hands full as Ethiopia has three entrants and they are all very good. Could 18-year-old Selemon Barega be the successor to Haile G and Kenenisa B?

Shelby Houlihan before the 2015 NYRR Wanamaker MileLRC 2018 World Indoors Will Start With An INCREDIBLE Race As The Women’s 3,000 Is LOADED Get out of work early or take a late lunch break on Thursday (3:15 pm ET) as the 2018 World Indoors will start with a bang as Genzebe Dibaba will put her 8-year indoor winning streak on the line against a loaded field that includes Brit Laura Muir, American Shelby Houlihan, Kenyan Hellen Obiri and German Konstanze Klosterhalfen.

Outside Worlds Coverage

Looking Ahead

Distance News

Usain Bolt And Soccer: Publicity Stunt Or For Real?

Usain Bolt Signs With A Soccer Team; Will Announce Club On Tuesday Bolt was supposed to have a tryout with Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund next month, but now says he’ll make an announcement tomorrow at 3AM ET. *Discuss


RIP David Torrence

torrenceLRC David Torrence’s Death Ruled An Accidental Drowning, But For His Family Questions Remain Because Of Death Threats While the medical examiner’s report and the Scottsdale PD ruled Torrence’s death an accidental drowning, David’s mother, Bianca Torrence, is frustrated because she feels investigators didn’t seriously consider another possible cause of death: murder. Bianca said that multiple people told her that David had received death threats in 2016 and said she does not believe that Scottsdale PD has taken the information about the death threats seriously.
*MB: David Torrence’s Death Ruled An Accidental Drowning, But For His Family Questions Remain Because Of Death Threats 


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