Pre Classic 2013
LRC Alberto Salazar To Come Out of Retirement To Go For Masters Mile World Record For Professional Coaches At 2013 Pre Classic The super competitive Salazar is not going to let anything stop him from breaking the 4:43 clocking rival Nike coach Jerry Schumacher recently put up in practice. Salazar is employing Dathan Ritzenhein as a training partner and rabbit. Therefore, Dathan is out of the Chicago Marathon, but patriots rejoice as he'll represent the USA at the World Half as a result.
The IAAF Raises The White Flag
LRC Source: IAAF To Legalize EPO Later This Week If WADA is able to bring down Lance, then the IAAF realized their top stars are at risk as well. Plus not allowing EPO discriminates against third world athletes who can't afford to do high low training as altitude tents are too expensive.
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April 1st, 2012 - Truth Is Sometimes Stranger Than Fiction
- After Being Dumped By Nike, Meb Signs With Skechers And Runs Two Straight PRs & Makes Olympic Team
- Tegenkamp Runs 10k & Gets Olympic "A"'
- American Not Named Wheating, Webb, Manzano Or Lomong Wins WChampionships Medal At 1,500
- High Schooler Goes Sub-4 In Mile But Then Gives Up On Running After Losing 1st Two College XC Races
- Runner-Up At USAs Wins 1,500 Gold At Worlds
- Galen Rupp Runs 1,500 At Worlds
- Guy Runs 2:03:06 In Boston & Loses
April 1st, 2011 - Truth Is Sometimes Stranger Than Fiction
- White Guy Breaks 10.00 In 100m
- White Guy Breaks 27:00 In 10,000
- American Serena Burla Gets Diagnosed With Cancer, Beats It & Returns To Competition All In Same Year
- American Male Runs 27:10 And Loses To Another American As Well As A Collegian
- Wheating Loses NCAA Indoors & Penn Relays, Goes On To Pull Off 800/1,500 Double At NCAA Champs And Run 3:30.90
LRC Meet the LRCer Who Had Sex With Suzy Favor Hamilton Jacob (name changed) was your typical LRCer, a 26 year old virgin. Making $250,000 a year, he was in Vegas for a trade show. He was given a flyer about escort services. Being smarter than everyone else, when he called the escort service, he asked for an Olympic runner. The rest is history. Click here to read all about it.
April 1st, 2013 - Truth Is Sometimes Stranger Than Fiction
- GBR and USA Go 1-2 In Olympic 10,000
- US men beat Kenya at world cross country even after Ritz skips event to run NYC Half
- American man wins silver at Olympics, parades around stadium with Mexican (and US) flag Mboard thread here
- Evan Jager sets AR in 5th steeple of his life
- Two American men run 1:42 in Olympics, don't sniff medals
- Kim Conley Drops PR from 15:38 to 15:14 and makes US Olympic team
- Chris Derrick wins US Title in first race as a pro
- Morgan Uceny goes down in final of 1,500 yet again
- Want to Watch That College Track Meet Online? It'll cost you at least $20
- Ryan Hall DNFs Olympics, DNSs New York and Boston
- 3:35 collegian doesn't make it out of first round of NCAAs
- Hurricane results in cancellation of New York City Marathon
- Agent banned from sport for ten years enjoys US Olympic Trials from Nike VIP suite
- 16 yr old American girl runs 9:38 2 mile
- 16 Yr Old High Schooler Then Crushes Field to Win Mile at USATF National Championship
- Most decorated NCAA champion in women's track history caught working as hooker in Vegas
- Brit Wins Olympic 5000 and 10,000m Isn't IAAF Athlete of the Year Finalist
- Unofficial Official LetsRun.com Twitter Account Blocked by Oregon Project
New Running Book
LRC Ben True, Leo Manzano and Galen Rupp Get $500,000 Advance for the Book: Train Hard, 2nd Place Easy, The American Way After beating the Kenyans at 1,500m, 10,000m, and the national sport of cross country it is time for an update of the classic: Train Hard, Win Easy, The Kenyan Way. The American stars received a $500,000 advance for the book.