This Explains All The LetsRun Typos:

"Unlike many other meets, Paul Short only takes into account a team's top five finishers in tabulating final scores."

- Excerpt from a Yale University men's cross-country press release from last weekend explaining (incorrectly) how the scoring of the college cross-country normally works. If college SID departments can't even treat our beloved sport as a real sport, then good luck getting any fans to pay attention.

The Week In Review

LRC WTW: Zola Budd, Running Models, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Twin Cities Past And Present, Guelph, And Bad College Sports Publicity This week we praise college XC winners old (Zola Budd) and young (Alexa Efraimson), talk about the juggernauts of Canadian collegiate XC, talk about Twin Cities winners past and present, and tell the Yale and Lousiville Sports Info departments that our sport deserves better. Since we had to be a little shorter than normal to get ready for Chicago, we leave you with photo album full of Oiselle models, including Kate Grace and Lauren Fleshman.

62-Year-Old Kathryn Martin, Who Ran 19:04 5k, Is USATF Athlete Of The Week *Results

Doping News

Kim Smith Favored To Win Second B.A.A. Distance Medley Title And $100,000 On Sunday At BAA Half Marathon To everyone who says money is why track and field isn't more popular, this series has disproved that.
*Interesting Random Facts About Kim Smith She never goes to the gym or does ice baths but averages 110 miles per week.
*Saturday's BAA Half Marathon Pro Field Announced: Stephen Sambu Leads Men's Standings To Win $100,000 Lelisa Desisa and Gebre Geremariam are the headliners in the men's field but not eligible for the $100,000 bonus.

News From The UK

News From Jamaica

Entertaining/Interesting Reads

More Action From Last Weekend

NCAA XC *All Weekend NCAA XC Results

News From Down Under

Marathon News (Chicago Is Sunday - Previews Coming Thursday)

Truly Random

Not Everyone Enjoyed A Successful 2013

Stupidity In Britain


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

  • 3 Years After Finishing In Top 25 At NCAAs, Richmond Struggling In Cross-Country Now That Track Has Been Cut At School Coach Steve Taylor is finding it next to impossible to recruit for cross-country only. Maybe Dave Smith has some ideas.

    News From Indiana


    Queen Kicks Off Commonwealth Games Baton Relay

    NCAA XC National Rankings - Dartmouth Women Vault From Unranked To #13, Columbia Men Vault From #30 To #8

    October Is Hispanic Heritage Month: ESPN Remembers Ana Guevera Winning Mexico's 1st-Ever Track Global Gold Medal In 400 At 2003 World Champs With 48.89

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

    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