New York Is Sunday *Men's Preview *Women's Preview *TV Info (Live Nationally For 1st Time In 20 Years)

Day 1 Media Day:
Discount Firehiwot Dado And Buzunesh Deba At Your Own Peril; The Two Ethiopians Say They've Been Training Better Than Ever LRC totally discounted Firehiwot Dado and Buzunesh Deba two years ago at the ING NYC Marathon. (Full disclosure: We even thought Dado's name was Dado Firehiwot). We're not going to do it this year. The two Ethiopians are primed and ready for NYC 2013.
*RRW: Close Friends Dado, Deba Happy to Be Back in New York City The 1 and 2 from 2011 are back in NYC again.

Former Hobby Jogger, Now Pro, Yolanda Caballero's Still Inspired By Her Husband 21 Months After His Death; Words Of Wisdom From Super Master Chema Martinez Yolanda Caballero was a hobby jogger and then her now-deceased husband made her world class. At 42, Spain's Jose Manual "Chema" Martinez wants to be a factor in NYC.

More From Wednesday:
After World Championships Silver, Valerie Straneo Ready For More In NYC The 37-year-old Straneo made a name for herself with her silver medal at the recent World Champs.
*2013 ING NYC Marathon Honors Boston Marathon With Yellow Line To Finish

LRC 2013 New York City Marathon Women's Preview: Who Wins $600,000 In Epic Clash Between Edna Kiplagat And Priscah Jeptoo? A lot more than glory will be on the line on Sunday in New York when the top two women marathoners in the world clash, as the $500,000 WMM title will be decided as well. We tell you who the favorite is and break down the Americans and pseudo-Americans.

Yesterday: LRC
Men's Preview: Can Course Record Holder Geoffrey Mutai Hold Off Olympic Champ Stephen Kiprotich And London Champ Tsegaye Kebede?

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International News

Vladimir Putin Assures IOC That Gay And Lesbian Athletes Will Be Welcome At Sochi 2014

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Doping News: Another Argument For Lifetime Bans

Weekly Recap

LRC Week That Was 10/29/13 - Walking On At Wisconsin, Marathon Abstinence, And Wilson Kipsang's World Record Is Broken? (link fixed) This week, we give out free coaching advice to Alberto Salazar and Shannon Rowbury, introduce you to a true hero for walk-ons at Wisconsin, and talk about marathon abstinence and teetotalers at Rio 2016. Plus running in the Serengeti, bad running journalism and Wilson Kipsang's world record is broken?

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Today 8pm Eastern (And On Demand): Episode #1 2013 NYRR On The Run ING NYC Marathon Show LRC's Rojo is a guest today along with Coach Gags and Delilah DiCrescenzo. Plus Mary Wittenberg, Buzenesh Deba, and 93-year-old Jon Mendes. Rojo has promised not to embarrass LRC.

LRC Rojo Speaks: It's Time To Get Excited About Sunday's Live ESPN2 Broadcast Of The Race Broadcasters John Anderson and Hannah Storm held a teleconference today on Sunday's race and they were dropping Geoffrey Mutai's name and saying Stanley Biwott is the "X" factor. Rojo was impressed.

US News: 2014 Outdoor Champs Will Be In Sacramento

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Top Weekend Action *Frankfurt Results

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"Unbroken" The Movie With Angelina Jolie And Louis Zamperini Comes Out Christmas 2014

  • NYRR On the Run Video Show ING NYC Marathon Episode #1 (LRC's Rojo a Guest in the Portion Below. Full episode and larger here)

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    Sunday: Inaugural EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler Attracts Strong American Field Men's field is led by Americans Brent Vaughn, Andrew Carlson, Jon Grey and Fernando Cabada, who face Kenyan Julius Kogo and Scottish runner Andrew Lemoncello. The women are led by Ethiopia's Askale Merachi.

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    LRC LRC NCAA XC National And Conference Fans Polls Voting Open Pre-NCAAs and Wisco are in the books and it's time for the LRC Fan Polls again just in time for this weekend's crucial conference action. We've got national and for the first time in 2013 conference poll voting. And you can't say we don't love you, as in addition to all the big conferences, we've added the American Athletic Conference, Big Sky and Big West. Voting now open.

    Continuing The Trend Of Elites Skipping XC Season: Alberto Salazar Says Mary Cain Will Most Likely Not Race Any Cross-Country Races This Fall As She Is Only Running 5 Miles A Day Trying To Change Her Form It was actually less than a year ago that Cain lost at Nike Cross Nationals to Sarah Baxter and many were looking forward to their rematch this year with the addition of other HS studs Elise Cranny and Alexa Efraimson.

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    NCAA XC Conference Mania Is This Week

    LRC 2013 Ivy League Men's Cross-Country Preview: Will Columbia Hold Off Princeton, Which Is Looking For Its Fourth Straight Title? Since there is little action going on this weekend, we thought we'd preview the conference we know best. Are you interested in previewing your favorite conference? Email us.

    LRC 2013 Ivy League Women's Cross-Country Preview: Can Dartmouth And D'Agostino Stop Cornell From Three-Peating?

    *Big 10: Wisconsin Coach Mick Byrne Previews This Sunday's Big 10 XC Championships
    *PAC-12: Colorado Prepped To Host PAC-12 XC Championships This Saturday