Quote Of The Day

"So far, it's been a good year for our camp and management since [Wilson] Kipsang and [Dennis] Kimetto have gone out there and ran unbelievable times and won so convincingly. We have trained together for three months and I believe I'm also in the kind of shape they are in so it motivates me to go and give my best."

- 2:03:02 man Geoffrey Mutai hinting that we could see some big things from him at next weekend's NYC Marathon. If he's in as good shape as his training partners, Wilson Kipsang and Dennis Kimetto, who just ran a World Record 2:03:23 in Berlin and 2:03:45 in Chicago, then watch out.

WADA Officials Will Visit Jamaica To Audit Anti-Doping Program Next Week After WADA Head John Fahey Expressed Anger Over JADCO's "Stonewalling" Until Next Year Embarrassingly for Fahey, apparently the plans for WADA's visit next were set before he went public with his criticisms.

NYC And Other Marathon News

North Carolina Grad Student Looking For Help With A Study On Exercise & Male Libido You're only asked to fill out a short survey.

Interesting Pro News

Haile G's 3 Keys To Running Success: Discipline, Commitment And Hard Work And - Oh Yeah - Accepting Pain "Age is just a number. If you think you're old, if you tell to yourself you're old, if you're old mentally, then you're old automatically physically."

HS Rivals Evan Jager, Chris Derrick Are Enjoying Being Teammates Now And Currently Hanging Out In Illinois Jager: "There is still a little bit of a gap between me and the top guys."

Good Collis Birmingham Profile: Birmingham Just Loves To Run (And Race) He's raced at least once every month this year and has PRs from 3:35 for 1,500 to 60:56 for 13.1.

More Pro News

Newly-Minted Canadian National Record Holder Lanni Marchant Is Not Done Yet In 2013, Will Do Chiba Ekiden After Chiba, she plans on returning to Kenya to train in the winter before focusing on 2014 Commonwealths.

5 Questions With Emily Infeld, Who No Longer Is "Intimidated" By Longer Distance And No Longer Considers Herself A 1,500 Runner

Okay, Then How About We Stop Kenyans From Competing In The US/UK?
Kenya's Sports Minister Says They Are Adopting New Ways To Stop Drug Cheats - Sports Minister Wonders Why Mo Farah Is Allowed To Train In The Country

UK Columnists Raves About Book About 1988 Olympic 100m Final: The Dirties Race In History

We Don't Believe The Hype:
Press Tries To Claim Jamaican Athletes, Including Usain Bolt, Could Be Excluded From Olympics Due To Testing Policies In Jamaica

Alan Abrahamson Is Amazed By The Cleverness Of Vladimir Putin And Reminds Us That Russia's "Controversial" Anti-Gay Law Passed Its House 436-0

News From Africa

Elite Distance News

IAAF Recap Of South America Junior Track Champs Ecuador's Angela Tenorio was a highlight winning the 100m in a wind-aided 11.24 and the 200m in 23.35.

UK Telegraph Writer: "It's time to stop being misty-eyed about the Olympics."

RRW With Broken Bone Healed, Sally Kipyego Ready To Return To Racing and Race For First Time in 2013  Kipyego will face Shalane Flanagan, Molly Huddle, Emilyh Infeld and others next weekend in the NYRR Dash to the Finish Line 5-K.

The Week That Was - Weekly Recap

LRC Meet America's Two Super Frosh, Super Seniors, Jordan Hasay Versus Emily Infeld, Abbey D. And Kennedy K., Mick Byrne And More Last week, midterms were held for NCAA XC and we break it all down for you with praise for Mick Byrne, Ben Saarel, Sean McGorty and others. We start to think about who is going to win $500,000 in New York next week. Plus if you could coach one runner, Emily Infeld or Jordan Hasay, who would you choose?

Assorted US News

International Stuff

HS News

College News *New Rankings

Training Science

Drug News

NCAA Stuff

  • Coming Sunday (Live Online At 5:30am ET): LRC Frankfurt Marathon Preview: 5 Sub-2:05:30 Guys And Moses Masai To Race, Meselech Melkamu Will Try To Defend As Gelete Burka Debuts

    Say It Ain't So

    LRC Ryan Hall Pulls Out Of 2013 New York City Marathon It soon will be two-plus years since the fastest marathoner in US history has finished a 26.2 mile race.
    MB: Ryan Hall has withdrawn from NYCM


    News From The UK


    Pro / HS XC News

    RIP: Dog Who Recently Bandited A Half Marathon Dies Of A Heart Attack The dog got free from his owners and ran the half marathon in 2:15, even receiving a finisher's medal.

    Study Finds That Only 12.2% Of Women 50 And Older Are Happy With Their Body Size Those that are happy are highly active.

    Kenyan Marathoning News