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2014 Tokyo Release: Elite Fields Announced For 2014’s 1st Major (Feb. 23rd) Finally Released 2:04 man Tadesse Tola and 2-time World champ Abel Kirui lead a men’s field that has 5 others who have gone 2:06 or better, including 2011 World Junior XC champ Geoffrey Kipsang. 2012 Olympian Arata Fujiwara leads the Japanese charge. The women’s favorite is 2:19 runner Lucy Kabuu, who will face Tirfi Tsegaye (2:21:19).

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
*MB Talk: Ritz is going to get rocked at Boston

Kenyan Athletes In Uproar Over New Tax Laws

 Kenyan XC Action This Weekend 

Chris Christie Spokesman Denies Carl Lewis’ Allegations That He Was Bullied By Christie When He Was Trying To Run For State Senate He says Lewis is just “sour” that he lost his court case and wasn’t allowed to run for NJ office.

Cool Idea For You High Schoolers: DyeStat Trying To Find The Deepest Team In The Nation In The Mile By Introducing Sub-5/Sub-6 Challenge Which schools in the country have the most sub-5 (boys) or sub-6 (girls) milers?

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A Great Ideat Idea at the NBIGP

LRC Brooks Beasts vs. NY/NJ Track Club: World Record 4 x 800 Attempt To Take Place at 2014 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Track fans long complain there aren’t teams to root for. Well there are teams you can cheer on in Boston on February 8th as they’ll be looking for the 7:13.94 WR. Might Nike’s Oregon Track Club be there as well? We’ve got the scoop.

A Good Day For Pro Distance Running: CGI Reinstating Elite Appearance Fees

Mo FarahLRC Community 1, Competitor 0: Competitor Group Goes Back On Decision And Will Immediately Reinstate Appearance Fees For Elite Athletes This is a big victory for both the elites and the sport of running.
*And The LRC Nation, Too: No, Thank You: We Don’t Need Competitor Running The Vast Majority Of Big Running Events In This Country
*MB: Competitor Group Reinstates Appearance Fees

2 More For Brooks Beasts

Garrett Heath And Erica Moore Join Brooks Beasts TC Brooks Beasts TC keeps getting deeper as these two join previously-announced Nick Symmonds.
*MB: Two more new Brooks Beasts

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