College News *Brutus Results *Drake Results
Penn Relays Coverage *Start Lists/Results
*LRC Fan's Guide/How To Watch: Saturday
LRC Saturday Preview - 4 x 400s, Usain Bolt, A Sub-16 Attempt?, A Great Pro DMR And Hopefully An Oregon-PSU 4 x 800
Need we say more? Saturday will be amazing.
LRC Friday Distance Recap - Jackie Areson Keys 2 Tennessee Wins, Oregon Men Unrivaled Oregon men say they will go for the 4xMile at 1pm Saturday before deciding on the 4x8.
4 Big Distance Races From Friday Championships
*Domination - Kemoy Campbell First Jamaican to Win Boys 3000 Alex Hatz had a great kick but 3:42 1500 runner Campbell built a huge lead with bold running, giving the Jamaican fans a distance runner to cheer for.
*Pat Schellberg New Penn Relays Mile Record 4:08-flat
*Oregon Dominates Men's DMR: Wheating jogs a 3:59 in DMR 4xMile and 4x800 sweep for Wheating, Centro Jr, Fleet, Greer, Acosta and Co.?
Thursday: Tennessee Women Keep The Streak Going, Spank Oregon DMR *Results/Video The Lady Vols whipped Oregon again today in the 4 x 1,500, but Villanova gave them all they could handle. Sheila Reid and Phoebe Wright ran a neck-and-neck last 150 to bring the stadium to their feet. *W4 x 1,500 Results
NYRR's Cal Brutus Hamilton Invite Friday *Results
Winds Hamper Men, Begley Runs World Leading 3k David Monti
CAL Brutus Invite: Predictions for Rupp in 5000m, Womens 3000m, Coe in the Mile... Rupp 13:32 win on windy night that didn't produce any remarkable times.
Rupp, Begley Win Easily MercuryNews.com
Amy Begley opens up the season with a blazing 8:53 3k!!!
Drake Relays Pro/College/HS Events *Schedule/Results
- Drake On The Roads: Boaz Lalang Runs Incredible 3:54 Road Mile At Drake - Will Race Lagat Saturday In Des Moines
- Drake Officials Convince World Greats To Attend Drake - 2010 USA Champs Site Drake is going to have some fantastic performances to go along with the international and collegiate relay competitions at Penn.
- IAAF Previews Drake - Lagat To Run 1,500 - 58 Countries Represented As Elites Flock To Iowa
Caster Semenya Says Athletics Are "Nothing" To Her Controversial teenager says having a career as an athlete is like gambling as she opens the Caster Semenya Training Center.
Spanish Leader Passes: 21-Year IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch Dies In Barcelona At 89
For Oliver ...
Basketball Great Vlade Divac Named Serbian Olympic Committee President
Truly. A great moment in sport.
LRC The Week That Was We figured we should do The Week That Was ahead of time so people will have something to read while watching the Boston marathon and so we'll have time to work on our Boston coverage. In this week's weekly recap, we take a look at a lot of the pros who had their outdoor openers. We give props to the amazing Tyson Gay and wonder whether he can beat Usain Bolt and we talk about the most unheralded performer in American track and field, Dan Huling, and wonder if Dan Lincoln should be getting nervous. We also give props to Molly Huddle for a big PR and a Thumbs Down to last year's surprise, Maggie Vessey. We also compare Ryan Gregson to Alan Webb and show you how in one week East Africa can equal a lifetime of production from America in the industry known as the marathon.
LRC Eddy Lee Does It! Becomes Most Famous Sub-4 1,500m Male Of All Time In case you didn't visit LetsRun.com over the weekend, Eddy Lee went sub-4 for 1,500m on Friday, the same day his 2.5-year-old thread "My goal of sub 4:00 1500-I will not stop until I reach my goal," reached 1,500 posts. Lee's quest shows that dreams do become reality and the training resource that LetsRun.com is.
Virgin London Marathon - Unreal Men's Field!
*How To Watch (8am 'Net $5; 11am TV 2-hour Edited Coverage )
LRC London Men Preview - Heavyweight Fight For The Ages See who we're picking out of the fastest marathon lead pack of all time. The field features the best marthoner on the planet, Sammy Wanjiru, the reigning world champion Abel Kirui, the world record holder in the half marathon, Zersenay Tadese, the 2nd fastest marathoner of all-time, Duncan Kibet, a two time world champion Jaouad Gharib, and the Worlds runner up Emmanuel Mutai.
6 Stories From London:
- Wanjiru Says Kebede Is Biggest Threat To Kenyans - Say They Plan On Celebrating Kenyan Win
- Deena Says She Still Has What It Takes
- Story Of Dark Horse Ethiopian Aselefech Mergia
- Yoshimi Ozaki Targeting 2:21
- Tadese Says He's At His Best This Year
- NY Times: A Marathon Just To Reach London Marathon
LRC London Women's Preview - Best Field Of The Year, Chance For New Star To Be Born Proven stars, aging greats and wanna-be household names make up what surely will be the best women's field of the year. World Marathon Majors champ Irina Mikitenko and Chicago champ Liliya Shobukhova face World Champion Bai Xue and a host of challengers
including American Deena Kastor, and Kiwi Kim Smith.
How Does Wanjiru Train? Sammy Wanjiru Self-Coached, Disciplined, Ready For Another Course Record
Dave Bedford And London Spend $230k But Get Every Elite To World's Best Marathon! Not even an apocalyptic cloud of volcanic ash covering Europe is going to stop the 2010 Virgin London Marathon from being hands-down the highest-quality 26.2 of the year.
Boards: Tadesse will destroy Geb's Marathon WR
Recommended Read: From 20 Cents Per Day To World-Beating Marathoner - Story Of Tsegaye Kebede
Teenage Welshman Simon Lawson Gained Attention When He Quit The Sport In Protest A Few Weeks Ago - Now He's Running London You could see this coming. This is the guy who quit while saying UK wouldn't let him run enough or give him support.
Kenyan Great Predicts World Record In London Saying It Is Strongest Field In History
Previously From London
Kibet And Co. Airlifted From Africa Good picture of the Kenyans in casual gear.
Japan-Based Mara Yamauchi First Elite To Reach London After 6-Day Travel Hell
Kenyans Seriously Concerned About Travel-Weary Legs And Volcanic Ash-Ed Lungs This will probably be a situation where they run better than expected.
*Martin Lel Pulls Out Of 2nd Straight London
Distance Runner News
- Breaking The Silence - Jenny Barringer Training With Coach Henner, Air Force Men In Colorado Springs Barringer - now moved out of Boulder - will open up with 1,500 at Stanford, says she and Henner are still getting used to each other.
- Dick Patrick Resurfaces - Interesting Comments On Sport/Media From Someone Who's Covered It For Decades Patrick was let go by USA Today last year.
- Martin Fagan First Irishman To Win SPAR Great Ireland Run After $3,000 Trip Congrats to McMillan Elite's Martin Fagan (or maybe he's just Greg McMillan-coached?), though travel problems limited the quality of the field.
- MEB Charity Announced - "M-aintain E-xcellent B-alance" Unveiled In NYC
- Top HS Milers To Compete In Jim Ryun Mile At Adidas Grand Prix June 12 In NYC
Boston Marathon: *LRC Boston Thread *Boston Marathon Website's Men's Coverage *Boston Marathon Website's Women's Coverage *Results/Splits *LRC Photos
LRC Excellent Read Leading Elites Satisfied After Record Day In Boston - Inside Story
Find out what the elites were saying after the fastest-ever men's Boston and another thrilling women's finish. Ryan Hall quotes Vin Lananna, Cheruiyot talks about Cheruiyot, Erkesso hangs on, and the scoop on Tune, Goumri, Merga and Meb.
LRC Fan Favorite: Boston Marathon Photo Album Our slide show might be the best way to quickly replay the biggest moments from Boston.
Boston Director Dismisses Worries About Cheruiyot Briefly Running On Path During Record Race Good common sense. This is not a 1980 Rosie Ruiz situation.
LetsRun's Complete Boston Coverage
LRC Commentary: What Impressed Me Most: Boston 2010 LetsRun.com's Wejo gives his impressions on what stood out for him from Boston
2010. Was Cheruiyot's run the most impressive marathon ever? Who was the most impressive American on Monday?
*LRC Boston Marathon Update Thread
*Results, Intermediate Splits From Boston Site And Press Room
LRC Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot Wins In 2:05:52! Erkesso Survives On Women's Side! Yes, a 2:05 in Boston has now occurred. Cheruiyot battled last year's champ Deriba Merga until past the 24th mile mark and then it was just him against the clock, as the 21-year-old made history in Boston. American Ryan Hall ran faster than any American ever has in Boston to finish 4th, as Meb Keflezighi ran a very game race ahead of Hall for most of the race and finished 5th. Teyba Erksesso looked to be well on her way to a blowout win in the women's race but in the end, she held on by the narrowest of margins. Cheruyiot, aka Robert the Younger, is a different person than the 4-time Boston champ Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, aka Robert the Elder, and Omar Ahmed.
Men Quotes: Cheruiyot The Younger Runs To Surprising Boston Record Win
Women Quotes: Teyba Erkesso Wins Yet Another Thrilling Women's Finish in Boston
*Team USA Minnesota Places Lehmkuhle 9th And Vega 12th
*Hanson's Brothers Get 2-Out-Of-3 Across The Line In Nice Times
*LRC Inside Look At The Day Before Boston Find out what Meb's knee injury is like, the #1 destination for a running fan in Boston, who is the most popular woman runner in Beantown, and who the co-author of an upcoming biography on Meb will be.