The Virgin London Marathon - The World's Most Competitive - Was Sunday *Top Results *TV/Internet Viewing Info *Elite Entries 

Women's Race: LRC Priscah Jeptoo Finishes First in Women’s London Marathon Marred by Wheelchair Collision Jeptoo was very special over the second half but race was marred by the fact that Olympic champ Tiki Gelana was wiped out from behind in a horrific collision with a wheelchair racer.
*Top Results

London Men's Preview

LRC The Greatest Men's Marathon Field Ever The running world keeps on running Sunday on the grandest scale at the Virgin London Marathon that features what we are calling the strongest men's marathon field ever. In it you've got the course record holders at the World Marathon Majors (including the WR holder and fastest marathoner ever) all in their prime squaring off versus the Olympic champ. Spread the word as we break down the field.
On the boards: If You Don't Think London Is the Best Field Ever Tell Us What Is

LRC Women's Preview: Olympic Gold vs Olympic Silver vs World Champ The women's field is stacked and led by Olympic champion Tiki Gelana of Ethiopia. Gelana will have her hands full on Sunday.
Flashback: Women's Olympic Marathon Photos

Note: In terms of Boston, we didn't find it appropriate to cover the race last week due to the tragic attacks. We plan on covering it one week after the fact. The runners will get the attention they deserve here on Tuesday.

More Boston News

Previous London News

Previous London News

Bolt Will Definitely Be At London Anniversary Games

Yohan Blake Out For Up To 6 Weeks With Hamstring Injury The injury occurred during the UTech Classic meet where Blake DNFed, grabbing his right hamstring.

The 117th Boston Marathon *Top 25 Results *Boston Photos *Boston Pre-Race Photos

LRC Top 25 Boston Results: Rita Jeptoo And Lelisa Desisa Win The action was exciting as Portugal's Anna Dulce Felix was reeled in after having a 1+ minute lead at 35k. The men's race ended up being a 3-way sprint for home between Gebre Gebremariam, debutante Micah Kogo, and Desisa. Shalane Flanagan and Jason Hartmann led the American charge with 4th-place finishes. The American men, thanks to Daniel Tapia and Craig Leon, place 3 in the top 10!

Race Recaps/News:

The Virgin London Marathon - The World's Most Competitive - Was Sunday *Top Results *TV/Internet Viewing Info *Elite Entries 

Men's Race LRC Marathon Gods 1, Distance Runners 0: World and course record attempts disintegrated as everyone blew up after a crazy fast first half The totally loaded men's field tried to live up to hype as they went out on WR pace, but in the end it proved to be a suicidal pace. Course record holder Emmanuel Mutai had a 28 second lead at 40km but ended up losing by 29 seconds as three different people had the lead in the last 4 miles. In the end, Ethiopia's Tsegaye Kebede was the winner.
*Top Results
Imagine if a in-form Ryan Hall had run London this year...

Hamburg: 20035000 World Champ Eliud Kipchoge Wins Debut in 2:05:30


Weekend Track Action *Mt. Sac Saturday Results *Thursday/Friday *All College Weekend Meet Info/Results

RIP Sean Collier *One Fund Boston Charity

Sprint News/Upcoming Track Action

The Horror In Boston *Channel 7 News Update (Video) *Video Of Explosion *CNN Photos (Warning: Some Intense Images) *Boston Race Photos

Eventually, They Get Caught Did USADA Waste Its Time?

MB: 2004 Olympic 200 Champ Shawn Crawford Gets 2-Year Doping Ban It's not a surprise that Crawford, who worked with Trevor Graham but was never busted, is now out for 2 years for missing 3 drug tests. However, Crawford supposedly retired last year. Crawford should have notified USADA so as not to blemish his record and then USADA wouldn't have to waste its resources on this. *WADA Statement *More

Non-Boston/London News

Previous Boston Bombing News

Blue Collar/ Inspirational Runner Of The Week

LRC Meet Conner Paez: "Please don't cut off my leg. Please just don't amputate my leg. I can't lose my leg. I need to run." Two years ago, Conner Paez was on top of the world as a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania (8:16, 14:18). Then his life turned in a second as he was broadsided by a car while on his motor bike. The injuries were bad, very bad. He almost lost his leg, then some toes. Doctors told him he'd never compete again. What's he doing this weekend? Competing again.

Non-London Weekend Road Action

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US News

MB Haile Gebrselassie: Happy 40th Birthday!

On 40th BDay - Haile Recaps His 5 Favorite Races And His Biggest Racing Regret Haile's favorite race? The Sydney 10k. His one regret? No Olympic gold in the marathon.
*10 Of Haile's Greatest Races

More Athletics Kenya Voting Problems

After Being Postponed 5 Times, How Can They Still Be Shocked? Voters "Shocked" As Athletics Kenya Elections Were Stopped Yet Again A court order temporarily stopped AK from holding its elections.

Boston Marathon Race Photos

Cycling News: Who Is Dirtier, Lance Or The UCI?

2013 BAA Mile And 5,000 Photos

Non-Boston News

Mo And Galen (And The UK Press), You'll Want To Read This (aka Here's A Headline For The UK Tabloids)

LRC Dejen Gebremeskel Tells LetsRun He Wants To Try 10,000/5,000 Double At Moscow World Champs He also reveals that he views his compatriot Hagos Gebrhiwet and not Mo Farah as the biggest threat. *Discuss

Carlsbad Photo Gallery

In Case You Missed It: April Fools On LRC

Did you not visit on the April 1st?'s 2013 April Fool Page Is Here
MB: *April fools page too obvious *What was your favorite April Fools 2013 headline
*Capital FM April Fools Joke On WMM Cutting Prize Money For Kenyans Fooled Many Causing Outrage On Social Media

2,000+ World Cross-Country Photos Now Up

Thank you, Mike Scott.

Learn From The Pros

LRC Ten Training Tips From Bernard Lagat, Dathan Ritzenhein And Abdi Abdirahman The American men took center stage at the NYC Half on Thursday. You can watch video interviews with the top American men (Lagat here, Ritz here and Abdi here) and we will have more on their race preparations on Friday, but in the meantime we compiled ten training tips from Bernard, Dathan, and Abdi that you can use in your own training.

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