LRC Running Warehouse Prediction Contest Winners

IMG_0474LRC Gwen Jorgensen’s High School Teammate, A Coach Of Geniuses, And 20th Placer At Olympic Marathon Trials Win Running Warehouse Summer Prediction Contests Meet the winners of the LetsRun.com Running Warehouse Prediction contests.

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2018 NACAC Champs *Results

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Recommended Read Ingebrigtsen Brothers Going For Historic 1-2-3 Sweep In Men’s 1,500 Final Friday (translated) Both Henrik and Jakob say Filip is the favorite and Henrik puts the odds of a sweep at 20%.
*German Runner Implies That He Thinks Filip Ingebrigtsen Is Doped (in German) He was blown away by how quickly he recovered from a fall in the 1st round. Some on the message board agreed.

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Week That Was

Screenshot 2018-08-07 at 16.31.19LRC Stars Impress At African Champs, Olympic Trials Are Back In Eugene, The Start Time For Tokyo Olympic Marathon Needs to be Changed Elijah Manangoi only beats Cheruiyot these days when it really matters. Amos over Korir and Semenya x2. Plus, we think it’s a mistake for the Olympic Trials to be in Eugene every time.

*Book Review LRC Book Review: “Racing The Hands Of Time” By Larry Hannon – Those New To The Sport Might Enjoy It, But Serious Fans Can Avoid This One Not every race can be your best and not every book can be our favorite. This one starts out fascinating but fizzles.

2018 Berlin European Champs

Screenshot 2018-08-07 at 17.12.08Dina Asher-Smith (10.85) And Zharnel Hughes (9.95) Win 100m Gold Hughes broke the meet record while Asher-Smith, who trounced Dafne Schippers, broke her own British record. Video of run here. *BBC Article *IAAF Recap

Shalane Flanagan Not Retiring Yet

Good Read: Shalane Flanagan Will Return To Defend Her NYC Marathon Title Flanagan had considered retiring after winning last year at 36 years old, but has decided to line up at least one more time before she hangs ’em up.
*MB: Shalane Flanagan is Running 2018 NYC Marathon.

2018 Berlin European Champs *Watch LIVE *Results

Improved 2018 BOA Chicago Marathon Elite Fields Released

Rupp_Galen_Winning_Chicago_2017_Jane_Monti_With_CreditLRC Analysis Props To Chicago: Galen Rupp Will Battle Strong International Field As He Tries To Repeat At Chicago Marathon The international fields for the 2018 Chicago Marathon are out and this year we have no fears about whether Chicago is being watered down to ensure a victory by Galen Rupp. If Rupp is to defend his crown, he’ll have to defeat the winners of the following marathons in 2018: Dubai, Tokyo, Rotterdam, Paris and Boston. The American hopefuls on the women’s side, Jordan Hasay and Amy Cragg, also face increased competition as well.
*MB: 2018 Chicago Marathon elite fields are out and both are much improved from 2017 – Can Galen Rupp repeat?

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The European Ingebrigsten Champsionships

Screenshot 2018-08-11 at 3.16.06 PMSaturday: LRC Final: The Best Distance Runner In Europe Is 17 Years Old: Jakob Ingebrigtsen Runs 54.09 Final Lap To Complete Euro 1,500/5,000 Double Jakob took the lead with 1k to go and never gave it up, cruising home to win in a PR of 13:17.06. Brother Henrik got the silver.

ingebrigtsen-15LRC 17-Year-Old Jakob Ingebrigtsen Wins European 1,500m!!! There was only one Ingebrigtsen on the medal stand – the youngest one, Jakob, with the gold. *IAAF

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