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The track world's eyes will be on Munich starting on Monday as Europe's biggest stars are out for continental glory.

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    Looking Ahead To Marathon Season

    With the major marathon fields are (mostly) set, it's time to get excited for another busy fall of road racing.|

    2022 Monaco

    Benard Lagat's record is history as Fisher judged things perfectly and then closed in 57.7.

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    Kipyegon came just .30 shy of Genzebe Dibaba's WR in a valiant effort as Americans Heather MacLean Elise Cranny broke 4:00.
    *MB: Faith Kipyegon so close!

    Faith Kipyegon Near WR
    SAFP 10.62
    Men's 1k
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    UPCOMING RACES / 2022 CHICAGO AND NYC FIELDS ARE OUT

    Hellen Obiri will also make her marathon debut and Americans Sara Hall, Emma Bates, Aliphine TuliamukDes Linden, Nell Rojas, and Stephanie Bruce will compete.
    *MB: Hellen Obiri is going to move to the US to train for 2022 NYC Marathon, why?



    NYC Men's Field Is Out

    The field also includes defending champ Albert Korir and five guys with a pb under 2:06.

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    Our Weekly Recap

    What a week for track fans, worthy of an epic 3,000+ word WTW breakdown. In it, we tell the Aussies how to pick their team, guess what Sydney M can run for 400 and wonder if the next Ethiopian star has arrived.

    WA Continental Tour Gold - 2022 Gyulai István Memorial Results
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    Some Great CG Races
    W 1500 - Muir Wins
    W800 - Moraa Goes From 1st to Last To 1st
    M1500 Video - Hoare gets redemption
    Awesome 4 x 400 Finish (Watch last lap although the winner was DQd)
    Eilish McColgan Wins 10,000 Gold
    World Under-20 Championships
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    The 2022 Commonwealth Games
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    8 years ago, "she was the young poster girl of the Glasgow Games in 2014, only to be devastatingly tripped coming into the home straight when in contention and to fall away to 11th."
    *Ciara Mageean Wins 1500m Silver For Ireland

    The 1st-Ever Silesia, Poland DL Was on Saturday

    The World Champs came to play as SAFP capped the meet in style with a 10.66 100m win, plus Mondo, dos Santos and Michael Norman got wins. In the distances, Sifan Hassan returned to the winner's circle, Emmanuel Korir dug deep and won the men's 800 while the Americans struggled, and did Diriebe Welteji arrive as a star in the women's 1500 at the age of 20 as she took down Gudaf Tsegay? *WA Full meet recap

    Beach To Beacon

    Maine native Emily Durgin (2nd, 32:16) nearly made history as she led much of it and non American woman was has ever on Beach to beacon. Biya Simbassa (3rd, 29:01)was the top male American. Anthony Kioko bought his own bib, got picked up at 4:30 am and was the men's runnerup.
    *Local tv: Maine native Emily Durgin almost made history as no American woman has ever won Beach to Beacon

    Commonwealth Games


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    World U20 Champs

    Despite the loss, Tebogo called it the best race of his life. “This is the best race that I have ever run in my life so far. I’m really grateful for the performance and it’s not everybody who can run these fast times, four days in a row.” Full Thursday night recap.

    Previous World U20 Champ News

    Roisin Willis joined the sub 2:00 club, broke the U20 Championships record and became the third American to win the U20 800m title since 2012 as American high school record holder Juliette Whittaker got bronze.

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    The Real Winners from Worlds

    An Ethiopian-American woman dominated the Coros prediction contest, while a sports professor and two teachers took home the remaining prizes.

    Worlds Post Mortem

    From Max Siegel scheduling a press conference in the middle of the meet while it was going on to Galen Rupp only finishing 19th in the marathon, Rojo reveals what stunned him at Worlds.

    Jakob Ingebrigtsen listens to the Letsrun podcast. Why don't you?

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    Ross Tucker Speaks

    We paid one of the top sports scientists in the world to analyze the Shelby Houlihan doping case and CAS ruling. He has 2 pieces for us, the piece above is an opinion piece where he answers our questions. In a 2nd more technical piece, Ross goes through the CAS decision step by step and outlines in clear terms exactly what Houlihan argued and why he thinks CAS ultimately (correctly) ruled against her.

      Are The Marathon Trials In Trouble?

      As USATF searches for a bidder for the 2024 Trials, those in charge of recent Olympic Marathon Trials in Houston and Atlanta believe the Trials' financial model is unsustainable. Will anything change?

      The new and improved LetsRun.com forum is here. Read about the new features. Or just check them out yourself.

      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.

      American Marathon Record

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

      This morning Keira D'Amato, the 37-year old mother of two who spent 7 years away from the sport, became an American distance running legend.

      After walking and stuffing her face with gummy bears of the final miles, D'Amato had to sprint to outkick the 3:50 pace group in her debut at the 2013 Missoula Marathon. 

      Three legends of the sport.

      Ultra running cross-over star.

      One of the greatest US runners ever.

      Big thinker and huge running-nerd.

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