More Weekend Action

Kenya's Marius Kipserem lead early, but ended up losing to Abdi by 28-seconds. Kenya's Stella Barsosio won the women's race in 2:22:08. *Discuss

Tragic News

Quiñonez's death comes during a state of emergency in Ecuador which was announced by the president to try and stop a surge in crime. Quiñonez had a 19.87 PB and held national records from 100m to 400m. He missed the Tokyo Games this year as he was provisionally suspended for whereabouts failures.

Yehualaw's 63:44 at the Antrim Coast Half Marathon in August came on a course that was 54m short, meaning the WR is now Ruth Chepngetich's 64:02.

Friday's Updates from Valencia

Frank Lara is hoping to go sub 60 minutes in the Valencia half marathon on Sunday.

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She's had great success there in the past, having won a World Jrs, three NCAA titles and a US title in the city.

LRC Exclusives

A year ago, Bates was training in Idaho preparing for a pb at the Marathon Project. That pb would not come, and she would wind up leaving Idaho for Boulder following her divorce. Now, however, she's thriving with Team Boss after a runner-up finish at the Chicago Marathon. Audio and written highlights.

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Olympic Post-Mortem

Would you be surprised to know that Wallace Spearmon, the man who ended up coaching the men's 4x100 team, did not even know he was going to be the coach when he arrived at the Olympics? With no relay camp, coaching uncertainty, and just two days of baton practice in Tokyo, is it any surprise that the US failed to make the Olympic final? (Paywall lifted.)

More Results From The Weekend
British Athletics News
Amsterdam Marathon

Tola beat out Bernard Koech by 30 seconds while Tanui (who missed Boston due to visa issues) dominated the women's race by more than two minutes. *Discuss

    Fast Times in Boston

    She broke Molly Huddle’s CR from 2015 by 3 seconds to win the race by a dominant 39 seconds.

    NCAA XC Heated Up on Friday

    The NAU men are still incredible, the women's #1 and #2 NC State and BYU get beat, Colorado is back (both men and women), and the men's individual battle at NCAAs is going to be awesome. Plus we project how the top teams would have fared today if they had all run their studs.

    Assorted Distance News

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