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January 1, 1970

LetsRun.com NCAA Division III Cross-Country Predictions And Poll

You can't say we don't love you. D3 does count.

2013 LetsRun.com NCAA Division II Cross-Country Prediction Contest

Thanks to an anonymous person for making this possible. If there is going to be a DIII contest, we need some help here.

Voting Open for USA Track & Field’s Fan's Choice Awards

Categories up for voting are field performance of the year, track performance, breakthrough athlete, underdog performance and best record breaking performance.

World-Class Fields Set For Silicon Valley Turkey Trot: Kim Conley Defends Her Title Against Sally Kipyego And Betsy Saina

Other top females include Bridget Franek and Chelsea Reilly. The men's field is led by Alan Webb, Leonard Korir, Diego Estrada, Shadrack Biwott and David Torrence.

Molly Huddle, Deena Kastor Voice Support For Cain's Decision To Go Pro

Huddle and Kastor both agree that anyone running world class times and making a Worlds final at that age should be running professionally.

The Week That Was 11/11-17: Nijel Amos Having Fun Or Spiraling Out Of Control, Planning Your Funeral, Moving Back USAs And A Great (Short) Running Movie

This week we catch up with the greatest teen sensation in 800 history, Nijel Amos, and wonder if he should be compared to Usain Bolt or Sammy Wanjiru, urge USATF to move back USAs,  talk about the greatest funeral for a runner in history, and introduce you to a great new running movie. Plus we continue to be amazed by the Japanese, and quips from Alan Webb, EPO drug cheat Christian Hesch, Wilson Kipsang, Alberto Salazar, Seb Coe and others.

Ethiopian Abebe Mekuriya (2:17:35) And Irina Alexandrova (2:39:06) Get The Wins At The Philadelphia Marathon

Nick Hilton was the first American, running 2:19:36 in his debut as Amanda Marino was the first American woman in 5th (2:43:57).

Michael Wardian Wins Rock 'N' Roll San Antonio Marathon In 2:31:19, Heads To Second Start Line In Las Vegas

Abraham Rutto won the half marathon in 1:07:16 over Patrick Rizzo (1:08:10).

Portland To Host 2016 World Indoor Championships

The World Indoor Championships are returning to the USA for the second time ever as Portland won the right to host World Indoors in 2016.

Mary Cain Turns Pro

Cain will continue to run under Alberto Salazar and attend college while competing as a professional. *Discuss

Press Release On Mary Cain Turning Pro

Press release from PACE Sports Management on prep phenom Mary Cain turning pro.

The New And Improved LetsRun.com

Week That Was 11/11/13: Running To Drink, The Richie Incognito Rules For Track And Field, And Olympic Gold At What Cost?

This wasn't your traditional week on LetsRun.com: The World Indoor Champs may be coming to the USA, beer could actually be a good recovery drink, a 5 yr old runs a half-marathon, and an LRC post got liked 10,000+ times on facebook. We've got it all covered in our week in review.

NCAA Has Docked 13:37 American Jared Ward For Entire Year Of Eligibility For Running In A Foot Locker Coaches Race During Year Off From School

Before he started college, Ward went to watch his brother run Foot Locker and hopped in the parents'/fans' race. He won the race and got docked a full year of eligibility due to some ridiculous NCAA rule. Meanwhile, Johnn Manziel is still eligible.

RRW: Record-Breaking South African Marathoner Ferdie Le Grange Dead At 65

La Grange set 6 SA marathon records during his career, with a PB of 2:13 and was the first athlete to run a sub-2:20:00 marathon on the continent of Africa.

Raymond Bett Returns To Legendary Athens Marathon And Takes Aim At The Olympic Course Record

On Sunday Bett will defend his title from 2012 and hopes to break the 2:10:55 CR held by Italy's 2004 Olympic marathon champ Stefano Baldini. The women's field is led by 2:28 Ethiopian Gishu Mindaye Tilahun.Back in Kenya some fellow-athletes wondered why Bett returns to run the tough Athens marathon course time and again. “They asked me how is it that I end up running here. Then I tell them: I like to run where the marathon started. The Olympics began here. That is why I like Athens and come back again. This is a legendary marathon.”

Week That Was: Meet America's Two Super Frosh, Super Seniors, Jordan Hasay Versus Emily Infeld, Abbey D. And Kennedy K., Mick Byrne And More

Last week, midterms were held for NCAA XC and we break it all down for you with praise for Mick Byrne,Ben SaarelSean McGorty and others. We start to think about who is going to win $500,000 in New York next week. Plus if you could coach one runner, Emily Infeld or Jordan Hasay, who would you choose?

2013 LetsRun.com Pre-Season NCAA Cross Country Fan Polls: Oklahoma State Men Dominant #1, Duke Edges Providence Women For #1

The Oklahoma State men are heavy favorite while Duke is just ahead of Providence on the women's side.

Robby Andrews Just Misses American Indoor 1000 Mark

Half-marathon World Record Holder set to attack the record in the Hervis Prague Half Marathon

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