Marathon Season Is About To Be Upon Us *Unofficial 7th Major Dubai Is Fri. (Thur. 10pm ET) – Full Dubai Fields

2014 London Women’s Field Released: LRC 4 Quick Takes – Priscah Jeptoo To Try To Defend As Tirunesh Dibaba Debuts At Star-Studded 2014 London Marathon The 2014 London field is totally stacked as Priscah Jeptoo, who was totally unbeatable in 2013, will clash with Tirunesh Dibaba, who is making the most anticipated women’s marathon debut in 10+ years (maybe ever?).

2014 Boston Field Released LRC Three Thoughts About The 2014 Boston Marathon Field There certainly won’t be talk of Boston being watered down in 2014 as both fields are quite strong. The men’s field includes TFN’s world #1 and #2 marathoners from 2013, Dennis Kimetto and Lelisa Desisa, and the women’s field is led by sub-2:20 women Mare Dibaba and Rita Jeptoo.
Boston Marathon Releases Fastest Field Ever For 2014 Race
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 Don't Forget Dubai - Thursday Night Marathoning 

LRC2014 Dubai Marathon Is Friday (Thursday Night In US) - Full Elite Fields

The unofficial seventh Major, with the biggest prize in marathoning ($200,000), is Thursday night. The men's race features six sub-2:07 performers, whereas the women's race has three sub-2:22 performers and 7 sub-2:24 performers, but most eyes might be on debut performers Atsedu Tsegay (Ethiopian half record holder - 58:47 PR), and  Abera Kuma (13:00/26:52).

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Week That Was

LRCPutting Galen Rupp's Record In Perspective, A Record-Setting Day In Houston, Mo's London Competition, And A Mexican Finally Breaks 2:10

This week we start by trying to put Galen Rupp's American record in perspective before handing out praise to the US men for their record-setting day in Houston, where Meb Keflezighi and  Serena Burla picked up big wins. Along the way, we give out big props to the Houston organizers, remind you to never trust a Canadian, never marry a distance runner and don't forget to drink 10 pints before your next marathon. Plus Mo Farah will soon find out all of the big talent is in the marathon and rare, rare praise for a Mexican marathoner.

LRCWhat's Your 2013 Running Photo Of The Year?

Rojo, Wejo and Yohan Blake performing "The Beast" is our personal LRC photo of the year. What's your 2013 running photo of the year? Submit or tweet your entries to us. Winner gets a cool $100.

RIP Madison Holleran

A Legend Passes

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