Big Road Action This Weekend

NCAA XC *All Weekend NCCA Results

European-Athletics: "How Yelena Isinbayeva showed she is far from finished" She gave a lot of credit to her coach Yefgeny Trofimov, saying, "It is all thanks to him, he is a genius, he helped me get my world title back."

Possible Meeting With Isaiah Kiplagat On Monday Over AK Disputes?

What's Next?

LRC After Just One Year On The Job, Terrence Mahon Is Out As UK National Distance Coach He's returning to the US and the question naturally becomes, "Why did he leave and what's next for Mahon?" Mahon has emailed and said Uceny and Willard will both soon doing altitude training in Mammoth with support from the Mammoth TC.
*RRW Morgan Uceny Coming Back To USA To Train Under Terrence Mahon link fixed
*The Times: UK Athletics in a state of flux with exit of Terrence Mahon
*Athletics Weekly: Terrence Mahon to leave UKA
MB: After one year on the job, Terrence Mahon is out as UK national distance coach and will return to US

Sprint News

Lighting Bolt News: Bolt Says He Might Not Retire After Rio 2016


Competitor Group Still Making News

Competitor Group To Get $125,000 In Corporate 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?

2013 Great Cow Harbor 10k *Results

Fernando Cabada And Mattie Suver Prevail At 2013 Great Cow Harbor 10-K 4-time champ Mo Trafeh was only 8th.
*MB: Cabada wins Cow Harbor 10k - 29:32

Other Weekend Results:
Stephen Mokoka (1:02:45) And Rene Kalmer Defend Their South African Half Marathon Titles
Jonathan Ndiku And Grace Kimanzi Win National Corporate Champs 5,000s
World Champs 10,000 Bronze Medalist Paul Tanui Wins Japan Corporate Champs 10k In 27:26 Doricah Obare won the women's race in 32:02.

Doping Stuff

Some Entertainment For The Weekend

LRC LRCers In The Real World #1: Rojo Calls Into America's Top Sports Radio Station, Host Says On Rojo Analysis, "On a stupid scale of 1 to a 100, that's at least a 99." Was Rojo Proven Wrong For The First Time Ever? The intersection of the running world and the real world fascinates us. With that in mind, we present to you a new ground-breaking investigative series on LRCers in the Real World. We lead off with LRC founder Robert Johnson (Rojo) calling into America's Top Sports Radio Station and trying to break down the Dallas Cowboys Week 1 win over the Giants. It gets interesting real quick. Did Rojo prove on the air what some of you have long suspected - that he's an idiot? Or would his genius be secretly revealed?
More Friday Entertainment From The Boards:

*Rocky Balboa ran 30 miles during "Rocky II" training scene. Explained and detailed
*Triathlete punches woman en route to win!!!
*The best peanut butter is...

Marathon News: Where Will 2016 US Marathon Trials Be?

Coming Soon / 2013 New York City Field Announced

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