One Of The Best Streaks We Know Of In Running
Scroll Down And Meet Scott Weeks - The Upstate New Yorker Has Run Sub-2:00 In The 800 And Never Over 2:00 Every Year Since 1988

Korean Jee Young-Jun Wins Daegu International Marathon In 2:08:30 - Raises Hopes For WChamps Medal Interesting to realize this is his 3rd 2:08 marathon and that he is the Korean 5k record holder on the track. Hard to believe their 5k record is only 13:49 but their marathon record is 2:07:20. Yeshi Esayias won the women's in 2:29.

Pablo Solares Goes Sub-4 In 20 MPH Winds At Furman Mile The guy is really quite good. Dave Nightingale was 2nd in 4:04.11. Steve Magness 4:14.

Moses Mosop Wins 10km Race In Switzerland - Says He Wants To Go Sub-27:00 This Summer It was the 2nd straight win in two weeks for the Kenyan XC champ on the roads. He'll know go back to Kenya and start his preparations to qualify for World Champs.

Day 3 Of Carifta Games: More Records Fall; Trinidad's Jehue Gordon Ran 50.01 In The 400h

Chinese Outdoor Season Begins Lots of field event action.

113th Boston Marathon Is Coming - 1 Week Away
*Bill Rodgers' Training Is Going Well & He's Looking Forward To Competing in Boston For The First Time Since 1999 The legend has done up to 70 mpw.
Jim Hage: Reflection On Running In Boston
Guy Who Has Run 54 Marathons Still Dreams Of Boston Even Though He Realizes He's Unlikely To Ever Qualify
*Air Traffic Controller Of USAirways Hudson Flight Is Running Boston and Gets Bib #1549
Less Than 2 Weeks Til London!!!
Defending Champ Irina Mikitenko Shows She's Ready For London By Running 31:22 For 10k On Easter

Oregon Planning Assault On Collegiate And US 4 x Mile Records At Penn Relays Oregon Relays  Can they beat Michigan's 16:04? Not if Galen Rupp has a stress fracture. It's unfortunate they won't be making the record run at Penn or at the 100th anniversary of Drake. *LRC Message Board Rumor Said To Be False - Lananna: "We have no plans to redshirt Galen Rupp."

Sprint News
*Walter Dix Opens Season With Fine 10.00 Into Headwind *Race Video
Agent Dispute May Keep Dix Out Of Some Meets
 - The star wants out of a 6-month trial contract.
*Recommended Read: Churandy Martina Reflects On Shawn Crawford Giving Him His Silver Medal
Not A Surprise

Bolt: "I Smoked Marijuana"
We'd be more surprised if he said he hadn't tried it. He did it a long time ago and doesn't do it anymore.

News From Kenya
1988 Olympic Silver Medallist Douglas Wakiihuri Creates Richest Race In Kenyan History The half marathon is being sponsored by a Japanese magazine and will sport $15,000 first place pay days and $360,000 total. The race is May 24th.*Athletics Kenya Gives Finally Approval To Race After Some Hesitation *Older: Athletics Kenya Threatens To Stop Race
Kenya Coaches Ask For Developmental Funds For Central Province

Fascinating CBS Morning Piece On 2001 Wyoming XC Runners Killed In Drunk Driving Crash One mother has forgiven the killer, another mother has not. *Video *MB Thread

Two Oceans Marathon
*Debutant John Wachira Surges Past 3-Time Winner Marko Mambo In Last Km To Win In 3:10:06 For 56km
*Identical Twins Elena and Olesya Nurgalieva Cross Line Together
Death At Finish Mars Race

Recommended Read: Meet Duncan Kibet - The Kenyan not only runs fast but he also entertains off the track, like Usain Bolt.

Paula Radcliffe Refuses To Set Date On Comeback She wisely wants to make sure she's recovered from surgery before committing to a comeback.

Slow News Day - Random Boston Articles
*adidas Unveils Special Edition Boston Marathon Shoe
Only 800 of the Supernova Sequence 2 will be made.
Women To Run Boston Marathon Blindfolded
*Boston To Have Names On Bibs For 1st Time
Ryan Lamppa's 5 Favorite Boston Marathons

Coach: Liu Xiang Doubtful For Worlds A Sept. or Oct. return is more likely.

Jelena Prokopcuka To Battle Sally Barsosio At Bupa Great Edinburgh Run On May 3rd

Awesome News 2004 Olympic Race-Walking Champ May Go To Jail For Doping She's been charged by a Greece prosecutor for EPO use and could go to jail for two years.

Weekend Results

Army-Navy *Men's Results *Women's Results

*Army Men Complete Sweep of Titles for 2008-09
Navy Women Complete N-Star Sweep With Win

Sun Devil:
ASU Results (Liam Boylan-Pett Over Brandon Bethke In 1,500)

Sea Ray
Results The meet was interrupted by the horrible storms that blanketed the Southeastern US. US Olympian Anthony Famiglietti won the 1,500 in 3:42.77.

Bucknell Bison Results (Mt. SAC East)'s Rojo's Cornell squad gets its 2nd and 3rd guys under 29:50 for 10k this year. Scott "Slicko" Anderson sub-4.

Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Results

HS Arcadia Results

*Curtis Beach 7909 near-Beamonesque HSR Decathlon
*LA Times Recap: Michael Woepse Vaults 16'9" Jordan Hasay's bid to be the first 4-time winner of the 3,200 was derailed as she pulled out with a fever.
Throwers Win MVP Awards At Arcadia

Trevor Dunbar 5k - Arcadia - 14:33.96

*Day 2: Grenada’s 2009 World Youth Champion Kirani James Run 45.45 To Beat Usain Bolt's Record
*Day 1 Recap

*Stephanie Twell Runs Road 10k PB

Paula Radcliffe Had Bunion Surgery With Amol Saxena, May Be Back For Worlds Apparently, the bunion was the root cause of all of Paula's recent problems.

Usain Bolt News

Bolt Track And Field's $10 Million Man? That's how much Bolt wants to eventually make per year. NY Times profile

Bolt's Appearance Fee Is A Reported $250,000 Only $100,000 if you want him to come speak to kids and not actually run according to the article. If you win the Puma Street Meet Contest, you can hang out with him for free. Get your entries in.

Excellent Profile On Usain Bolt The quote of the day from Saturday came from this article. It talks about Bolt's hard-partying ways, his confidence, and his fear. Plus, news Walter Dix tried to intimidate him at the Olympics.

Puma Sreet Meet! 2 Days Left to Enter PUMA Boston Street Meet Hosted By Usain Bolt Contest  Win VIP passes, accommodation, and transportation (worth $1,400) to the PUMA Street Meet to be held in Boston the weekend after the Boston Marathon and hosted By USAIN BOLT. You'll get to meet Usain Bolt and enjoy some unique track and field on the streets of Boston. The event will truly bring track to the fans with music, dancing, good food and the chance to race the fastest man in the world on the streets of Boston. Entries Due by Midnight Wednesday.

April Fools

April Fools Archives:
Judging from the emails and phone calls, a lot of viewers fell for our 2009 April Fools home page.
*2009    *2008
*2007    *2006

*2004    *2003
*2002    *2001
We were threatened with a lawsuit for our 2004 edition

LRC World XC Coverage

LRC Post-Race Coverage: We break down World XC, give props to Moses Kipsiro, tell you why the Kenyan system is broken, try to save World XC for the future, tell you why Dathan Ritzenhein's big XC win from 2005 may not have in reality been a big win, analyze how steep the course was and give you exclusive post-race interviews with Kim Smith, Ryan Gregson and Julie Culley. Plus the scoop on the post-race party thrown by the Prince and the challenge Ryan Gregson issued German Fernandez. You can watch the races online here, read recaps,/see results here, and see photos here.

LRC: The Week That Was 2009

*Week 14:The world of marathoning has changed forever
*Week 13: World XC - What's wrong with the Kenyans? Gregson & Fernandez united.
*Week 12:
Training advice from Hall, Goucher wins in Lisbon and Port-a-Potties in Boston.
*Week 11:
NCAAs, Gate River, what Eli Manning and Galen Rupp have in common.
*Week 10:
Last chance, European Indoor, D. Chambers and Diamond League.
Week 9: USAs, NCAA conferences, World's Best 10k.

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