US Marathon Champs Were Sunday At Twin Cities *Marathon Results *10k Results *5k Results

NCAA XC *All Weekend NCAA XC Results

NYC News

US Elites In The News

CGI News Gets Attention In The NY Times

1,500 News

Post Kipsang World Record News

Day After: Kipsang Does 25-Minute Run, Limps Into Press Conference, Says His Next Marathon Is In April He is sponsored by adidas so is there any chance it's Boston? We highly doubt it. Kipsang says he was inspired by Paul Tergat's WR in Berlin 10 years ago as he's like "family" to him as they are from the same area.
Idiot Who Finished Ahead Of Kipsang Is Charged With "Trespassing"
Kipsang Is Finalist For IAAF AOY Award We say Bondarenko.

Recommended Read:
Renato Canova Analyzes The 2013 Berlin Marathon - Says W. Kipsang Is "Most Consistent Marathon Runner All Time" - Says Kipchoge Might Get WR Next Year He also lavishes praise on both for being two of the most professional and serious in Kenya. *Discuss

You Asked For It? You Get It: MB:
Renato Canova tells you what he thinks W. Kipsang could run for a mile

*Science Of Sport: Is The Sub-2-Hour Marathon Imminent? Don't Hold Your Breath
MB: Paul Tergat agrees with LetsRun - Sub-2 marathon is impossible
MB: Want Proof of Mo Farah's Doping? He's reportedly "plotting" a sub-2 hour marathon

*Kipsang's WR This Year Was Track's First Of Year - Meaning The Streak Of At Least One WR Per Year Since 1907 Continues
*Eurosport On Kipsang's WR: One of sport's greatest ever achievements, yet few people even noticed We disagree it was one of sport's greatest achievements. Get back to us when someone breaks 2:03:00.
*Boston's Column: Memo To The World, A Man Ran 2:03:02 In Boston In 2011
*How Long Could You Run With Wilson Kipsang?

2013 BMW Berlin Marathon *Men's Results *Women's Results *Highlight Video *LRC Photo Gallery

Wilson Kipsang Sets New Marathon World Record At 2:03:23 Kipsang went through the half in 1:01:45 and had company up through 35K before breaking away from the pack. In only his second marathon, Eliud Kipchoge was second in 2.04.05, Geoffrey Kipsang finished third in 2.06.26. Florence Kiplagat won the women's race in 2:21:13 with Sharon Cherop second with 2:22:28. Germany's Irina Mikitenko set the world masters best when she finished third in 2:24:54; Desiree Davila was 5th in 2:29:15.
*RRW Article
*How Did He Do It? Splits And Live Analysis From The Science Of Sport's Ross Tucker Kipsang's 5km splits were very even.
*2 Minutes Of Video Highlights: An idiot promoting prostitution jumped out from the crowd and crossed the finish line ahead of Kipsang.
*Post-Race Video Interview With Kipsang
*Interesting Berlin Stats From Ken Nakamura W. Kipsang is now the first four-time sub-2:05 guy, 1st two-time sub-2:04 guy.
*EuroSport: Idiot Promoting Prostitution Website Ruins Kipsang's Record Moment (Includes Video) The spectator (wearing a shirt with a prostitution website on it) jumped a railing and ran across the finish line, breaking the tape before Kipsang.
*Police Charge Berlin Ambush Marketer With Trespassing

*Guy that jumped in the way at finish of Berlin Marathon?
*2003: Paul Tergat 2:04:55. 2013: Wilson Kipsang 2:03:23. WR improving ~10s per year.
*kipsang ran a 2:03:32 in practice?
*RENATO CANOVA: WILL THE MARATHON WR BE BROKEN? Congrats to MB poster Calgary, who predicted the 2:03:23 World record time.

Pre-Berlin News *Pre-Race Photos With 7 WR Holders

Photo Of The Day:
All 7 World Record Holders In Berlin Back For The 40th Anniversary:

(Click On Photo For More Photos)

Non-Twin Cities Weekend Results: Haile G Wins In Scotland

Non-NCAA XC News: MileSplit Weekend XC Coverage: Fast Times At Great American XC
*Former 5k WR Holder Zola Budd Wins Open Race In 17:47

More Marathon News: When Will Another Woman Run 2:15?

International Stuff: Want To Win A Free Trip To Monaco?

ING TCS New York City Marathon

Administrative News

At Last, A Rival To Nike's Training Groups?

News From Outside The US

2013 BMW Berlin Marathon Photo Gallery

#1 Read On LRC On Friday: Guest Column From A Pro

LRC David Torrence Responds To John Bingham: The Blaming Of The Elites Has To Stop John Bingham recently wrote that the first pro to show "even a LITTLE interest in the rest of the pack will become a hero overnight." 3:52 miler David Torrence saw that and was spurred to share his story as he's been showing a ton of interest in the back of the pack and is far from a well-recognized hero. *Discuss

What Does The Penguin Say To This? Pros Inspiring The Youth At The 5th Avenue Mile Presented By Nissan

(5th Avenue Photo Gallery Updated)

  • Mo Farah News

    Don Valley Replacement Stadium Woodburn Road Opens In Sheffield, Hometown To UK's Jessica Ennis The stadium had £325,000 worth of improvements that were needed to make it fit for training and competition after a period of non-use.

    VCB / Doping News

    Athletes In Trouble

    Industry News

    Week That Was

    LRC WTW Wilson Kipsang's WR, How Much Men's Marathoning Has Changed The Last Decade, How Little Women's Marathoning Has, Props To Eliud Kipchoge And Paula R, & College XC Talk We break down Wilson Kipsang's new world record in the marathon, look at how much men's marathoning has changed in the last ten years, realize how little women's marathoning has changed and give props to Paula Radcliffe. Eliud Kipchoge gets some praise as does Irina Mikitenko and we look at the Oregon men's and Providence women's chances in NCAA XC.

    Good News: Patrick Makau's Knee Pain Is Being Caused By Back Problems Says Doctor To The Stars, Full Return Expected The former world record holder's knee pain has been traced to back problems. A lot of you suffering from knee pain might want to look into this.

    Race Admin News

    Government Shutdown

    How Is The Government Shutdown Affecting Runners? Many Running Routes Across The Country Are Inaccessible With National Parks Shutdown & Some Races Might Be Cancelled Even worse, intercollegiate sports at military academies have been suspended, so teams like West Point Cross-Country can't travel to meets and will miss Paul Short this weekend.
    *Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon Forced To Postpone Due To U.S. Government Shutdown
    *Sunday's Jersey Shore Half Marathon Will Likely Be Cancelled Due To Government Shutdown

    Crazy: Charging Moose Shot At Middle School XC Race In Anchorage, Alaska It was shot and killed by a police officer when it charged at a pack of girl runners on the course. The officer was there watching his daughter race.