Week In Review

LRC WTW: A Special Great North Run, Kenenisa Bekele Is Back, US 1,500 Women Rule, And Has Haile Gebrselassie Learned The Error Of His Ways? We span the globe starting with some tremendous road racing between Kenenisa Bekele, Mo Farah and Haile Gebrselassie in the UK. We look at the US 1,500m women, Bernie Montoya, and throw in some drug news as well.

Competitor Group Still Making News

Competitor Group to get $125,000 in welfare from city of Raleigh

Pat Rizzo: Why I ran RnR Philly and how I will deal with CGI in the future
Rizzo already had planned to use the race as his final prep before Twin Cities. However, in the future, he won't be participating as he's irate that the company that he's worked for as an UNPAID volunteer for years is knifing the sport in the back.
*MB: Labor lawyers: How is it legal for Competitor Group to use volunteers without paying minimum wage at races?

Doping News From Jamaica

Administrative News

Elites In The News

Column: 3 Years Ago, Ryan Gregon And Andrew Wheating Seemed To Be The Future Of Middle Distance - What Happened?
*MB: Webb = a runner of sporadic brilliance? Are you joking Mr. Len Johnson?

Ezekiel Kemboi To Retire After 2016 Games
We guess this means he's not moving up to the marathon?

Former Olympic And World 400H Champ Melaine Walker To Be Inducted In Texas Athletic Hall Of Fame

Speaking Of Elites, Do Elites Matter?

Coming Soon

1964 Olympics in Tokyo were held in October, but will be in August in 2020- will it be too hot? The average high is 87.8 F (31 C). *Avg Temperature in Tokyo by month

USA Today's amazing races to run before you die Mesa Falls Marathon in Ashton, Idaho, the Emerald Run, the Emerald Nuts Midnight Run and Honolulu Marathon are the only US races.

Interesting Masters News

Random News But These Links Make The Cut on A Slow Thursday

Action We Missed

Pro News

Random But Interesting

  • NCAA Polls

    *Wood Report - In-Season Women's Poll #1 - Cornell Up To #9
    *Wood Report - In-Season Men's Poll #1 - Oregon Vaults to #2

    Your Votes Are InLRC Oklahoma State A Heavy #1 On Men's Side, Duke And Providence Up Top On Women's
    The LRC faithful have weighed in via the LRC Super Fan XC Polls and Dave Smith's Oklahoma State Cowboys are heavy favorites for the NCAA crown with little separating NAU and Colorado in second and third. On the women's side, Duke is #1, with Providence actually getting more first place votes, with Oregon at #3. Regional and national poll results.
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    Re-Live NCAA XCs 2012 *NCAA 2012 XC Photo Gallery

    It's Official: Shannon Rowbury To Be Coached By Alberto Salazar Her previous coach John Cook is retiring, so Rowbury will move to coach Salazar. LRCers might have already known this.

    Sad News: Devastating Flooding In Boulder

    Wow: Ben Johnson Calls Out King Carl And Says "He's Not A Man" Unless He Confesses To PED Use

    First Full Week In September = NCAA XC Begins In Earnest - *All College XC Results For This Weekend

    *MB: Abbey D wins 2013 Opener at Dartmouth Invitational by 51 seconds - Sam Chelanga wins men's race
    *BYU Men Beat Portland 25 To 33 In Utah Cross-Country Meet
    *Reigning NCAA Champ Kennedy Kithuka Wins By More Than A Minute
    *#10 Cornell Women Take Top 15 Spots In Rout
    *MB: Harvard Sweeps Yale 1-2-3-4-5 in 100th meeting between two, H Women dominate as well All time, it's now H 60, Y 40.
    *MB: Question about #7 Wisconsin @ Indiana State dual meet Saturday

    Inspiring Read: Vanderbilt Coach Steve Keith Is Fighting For His Life Against Cancer
    *Bad News: Megan Goethals Out For The Year With Femoral Stress Fracture
    *100th Harvard-Yale XC Clash Is This Weekend Harvard leads 59 to 40.
    *5 Minutes With #2 Duke Coach Kevin Jermyn