Boling Goes Pro
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Boling passed on his final year of NCAA eligibility to sign with Hawi Sports Management. No word on a shoe sponsor yet.

This Week's Pod

On this week's show we spend most of the first hour breaking down the 2023 Berlin marathon where Tigst Assefa ran an incredible 2:11:53. How shocked were we by the run? What it made it possible - pacing, shoes, talent, or doping? Eliud Kipchoge got the men's win in the 8th fastest time in history but is he starting to slip? The US men did not do well - will they even get three into the Olympics on world ranking? Should brun the marathon Trails or does he have a better shot in the 5000? Reid Buchanan ripped Kipchoge on twitter - fair our foul? We break it down for you.

Eugene, Oregon will host the US Olympic Track and Field Trials and Rojo is irate. The NCAA xc season got underway and some super freshmen impressed while others totally bombed. Plus Brandon Miller and a ton of top sprinters have new coaches.

2024 Diamond League
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Berlin Marathon
Berlin Marathon
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Assefa took the women's world record to another stratosphere as she skipped the 2:12s and 2:13s and ran 2:11:53 to shatter Brigid Kosgei's 2:14:04 world record. Eliud Kipchoge got the men's win in 2:02:42 as no Americans hit the Olympic standard.

    Kipchoge surpassed Haile Gebrselassie for most Berlin wins and now owns 5 of the 8 fastest times in history.

    More From Berlin
    More Road News

    Young beat out Willy Fink (28:52) and Leonard Korir (28:54) while Kelati had a dominant win over Ednah Kurgat (32:40).

    Congrats to the newlyweds

    Next up. A honeymoon in the Maldives.

    Pre-Marriage: LRC Jakob Ingebrigtsen Is Getting Married on Saturday - Here's What It Will Be Like The world's fastest miler is getting married on Saturday and thank to the Norwegian press, we have all of the details.

    European News
    Weekend XC Action

    (link updated) NAU got individual wins from Drew Bosley (23:20) and Elise Stearns (16:18 for 5k) to lead their teams to dominant wins over the BYU men and Stanford women. *Results

    How Fast Will Fauble Run In Berlin?

    "I don’t think that me running in the 2:07s is a huge stretch of the imagination," said Fauble who also took a shot at the USATF leadership. 

    2024 Olympic Trials

    Eugene fatigue is real but don't tell that USATF. This will be the fourth straight US championships at Hayward Field and the fifth straight US Olympic Trials. Eugene paid them at least $3 million for the last Trials and we all know that USATF needs at least $3 million just to pay Max Siegel. Ridiculous.

    Ingebrigtsen Wants ALL of the WRs

    After his double victory at Pre, Ingebrigtsen shared advice for those attempting double threshold and why he believes he can break every WR from 1500 through the marathon.

    Distance News
    Better Running Shoes a Click Away

    Want to know what running shoes real runners like best? We've got some answers for you as our Better Running Shoe review site is now open to the public. Real reviews, from real runners, with data science.

    Interesting Reads

    Random But Interesting Distance News
    Non-Distance News
    Our Weekly Recap

    Who were the biggest winners of the 2023 track season? Noah Lyles, Niels Laros, Faith Kipyegon, Sha'Carri Richardson, Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Lamecha Girma, and Yared Nuguse all make the list, but in what order?

    This Week's Pod

    What an end to the 2023 track and field season at the Pre Classic. The LRC breaks it all down. No resting this week as Berlin is Sunday!

    This Week's Pod

    What an end to the 2023 track and field season at the Pre Classic. The LRC breaks it all down. No resting this week as Berlin is Sunday!

    Sprint Stuff
    NCAA / HS XC News
    Running Meets Heat Wave
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    Day 1 Pre
    Day 1 Pre

    Both men narrowly missed Hicham El Guerrouj's WR of 3:43.13 as Nuguse smashed Alan Webb's 3:46.91 American record. *Race video (Need a VPN to see it? Get the VPN we use)

    Day 1 of the 2023 Pre Classic started and ended with a bang. We break it all down and give our thoughts on everything except the mile, Rai Benjamin's big win, Christian Coleman making 2024 very interesting, Sha'Carri getting beat, Faith Kipyegon capping what may have been the greatest season ever by a distance runner, and the 529th performance all-time American record in the women's shot put.

    The LRC crew breaks down Pre day 1 and Yared Nuguse's American record in the mile in this Supporters Club podcast.

    Doping News
    Road News
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    Shoe News
    World XC Champs In Trouble
    The Latest News We Found Interesting

    Despite being massive in size, the Adizero Adios Pro Evo 1 somehow weighs just 4.8 oz (138g). It weighs 38% less than their previous lightest shoe.

    XC Super Fan
    Max Siegel & USATF Are Getting Sued

    Estes lawsuit stems from USATF's decision to disqualify Chattanooga's bid for the 2024 Olympic Marathon Trials because Estes worked as a consultant on Chattanooga's bid. The idea that Siegel cited that conflict of interest as a deal breaker is laughable to us considering "under (Max) Siegel’s watch, USA Track and Field has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of business to an Indianapolis marketing firm that once advertised itself as “a Max Siegel company.”

    XC Video Game

    The XC video game that former Wisco runner Ryan Craven spent time developing during much of the Covid lockdowns is now available to play on your phone and it's free!!

    Justyn Knight Joins The BTC

    The former NCAA star announced earlier today and he is now a Nike and BTC man. We talked to him before it was announced about why he made the move and what does he have think he has left in the tank?

    The Latest LRC Feature

    Zouhair Talbi has had an unconventional path to 2023 Boston Marathon where he became one of a handful of men who can say they beat Eliud Kipchoge in the marathon.

    A legend speaks

    Michael Johnson was the guest on the Track Talk podcast on the anniversary of his 19.32 double gold world record to share his thoughts on the sport and its current crop of stars.

    Coaching News

    Brosnan, who coached the greatest boys' HS distance team in history at Newbury Park, has confirmed to that he won't be returning for a 2nd year at UCLA. "I'm disappointed. I'm bummed. I'm upset. I don't want to pretend like [I didn’t want to stay]. I wanted to be there. And I wish they would have kept me," said Brosnan.

    Karsten Warholm Q&A

    Recently Alex Geula sat down with Karsten Warholm and his coach, Leif Olav Alnes, at the IK Tjalve club in Oslo to understand Warholm's beginnings, his career, and the sprint side of Norwegian training.

    The Most Untalented 3:29 Guy Ever?

    Is Nordås the least talented runner to break 3:30 in history? He thinks so, "I can guarantee you I'm the slowest sub 3:30 guy in history." Text highlights from his appearance on the LRC Track Talk podcast.

    Paywall lifted!
    Paywall lifted!
    The Latest JG Feature

    What links Jakob Ingebrigtsen, the NAU cross country team, and Sebastian Coe? Double threshold training, which is having a moment in 2023. Note, most of this article is behind our SC paywall for 72 hours (until Saturday).

    How do you explain the ridiculous indoor distance times?
    Kipchoge loving the LetsRun Shirt in Berlin

    Your latest American stars share their insights.

    Three legends of the sport.

    One of the greatest US runners ever.

    We chatted with Frank on the 50th anniversary of his Olympic Marathon gold

    American Record Holders
    American Record Holders

    Keira D'Amato, the new American record holder in the marathon, was joined by Deena Kastor, who held the record for 15 years.

    Sisson was the guest on the Track Talk podcast after she became the first American to go sub 67 in the half marathon on a record-eligible course. Podcast highlights above. Full pod here.

    Woody Kincaid joined us after he broke the American record indoors at 5000. He talks above why he left the Bowerman Track Club. Podcast highlights and link to full podcast here.

    Coogan's New Balance Boston team had 3 Olympians in 2021 and 2022 could be the biggest year yet for the program with 2 new additions and the TRACK at New Balance coming on March 1st.

    Danny Mackey has taken the Brooks Beasts from an unproven club to the Olympic podium in its first decade.

    Dathan Ritzenhein is the first of the top pro coaches to sit down and talk about his club heading into the 2022 campaign.

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    Best of Jon Gault
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    Take Your Love of LetsRun to the Next Level
    Take Your Love of LetsRun to the Next Level