Best Rabbit Of All Time? Haile G Will Pace London Marathon

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The Moment You’ve All Been Waiting For: The Results For Our “Dirty” Or “Clean” Doping Polls

LRC World Record Holders “Dirty” Or “Clean” Doping Poll Results Without further ado, we present to you the results of our world record doping poll. LRC The “Dirty” Or “Clean” Doping Polls: Why Did We Do Them? Many of you get it. You voted and gave us some very interesting demographic data. We think you’ll find the data very interesting. Some of you don’t get it and have said so. Here we address some of your concerns.
*Blogger Reflects On LetsRun’s “Clean Or Dirty Polls” And Says It Has Helped Promote Belief In A Clean Sport He writes, “The most surprising aspect of the data to me was the percentage of voters who thought that athletes were clean. … This data is surprising because I thought that as a community we were more cynical than the numbers show.”
*MB: LetsRun “Clean or Dirty” Poll Discussion Thread
*MB: Wait a minute! Over 40% of letsrun visitors DON’T think El G was doped up?

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Ed Torres Reveals LA To Pay Athletes $100,000 Less Than Houston Would Have For 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials

LA, according to Torres, is offering $100,000 less in prize money for the Trials than Houston. If LA is such a great place to offer the Trials, shouldn't that mean more publicity, more sponsorship, and more $ for the athletes. What about the athletes?

A Fantastic USA Indoor Meet Will Take Place This Weekend – Who Has The Worlds Qualifiers? *Full 2014 USA Indoor Coverage

LRC List of American Athletes With Qualifying Standard for 2014 USA World Indoors in Poland The USA team for World Indoors will be named this weekend as no chasing of qualifiers is allowed. Who has the qualifying time? Who doesn’t? *Entries
*MB: Potential disaster at 2014 USA Indoors? Straight 1500 final and there are 22 women, 18 men already in each race

Post-Weekend Updates

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 Millrose Photo Gallery 

 2014 USA Cross Country Photo Gallery 

LRCAlan Webb Retires From Track And Field

Webb, the American mile record holder, talks about his career after running one last mile in the place where he first broke 4:00.

LRC Millrose Men's Recap: Bernard Lagat Amazes Yet Again, Will Leer Stuns The Wanamaker Mile Field And A Frenchman Breaks The American Record

The men’s mid-d and distance action was pretty spectacular at the 2014 NYRR Millrose Games. We tell you all about it. Here’s an intro – imagine breaking a 33-year-old American record and finishing 5th.

LRC Women's Recap: Teens Mary Cain And Ajee Wilson Win As Does Kim Conley

Mary Cain won the mile, Ajee' Wilson the 800 and Kim Conley the 3,000.

Another World Record Goes Down: Florence Kiplagat Runs 1:05:12

Florence KiplagatFlorence Kiplagat Flies To Half Marathon World Record Of 1:05:12 In Barcelona Kiplagat took 38 seconds off of Mary Keitany‘s 1:05:50 from 2011. En route, she also set the 20k WR at 1:01:56, which beat Keitany’s 1:02:36. Former 5k world champ Eliud Kipchoge defended his title in the men’s race in 1:00:52.
*MB: florence kiplagat 65:12 world record half marathon

Sainsbury Birmingham GP *Results

LRC Genzebe Dibaba Does It Again - Smashes 2-Mile World Record - 3rd World Record In 2 Weeks

Dibaba broke the old 9:06.28 record by running 9:00.48. Ethiopia’s Mo Aman ran the 7th-fastest indoor time ever (1:44.52), Ethiopia’s Hagos Gebrhiwet beat Dejen Gebremeskel for the second time in two weeks in the 3,000, Great Britain’s Laura Muir got an upset win in the women’s 1,500, Kenya’s Nixon Chepseba won the men’s 1,500, and Angelika Cichoka took down the women’s 800 to get Polish fans excited for World Indoors, which they host. *Results
*IAAF Recap: US’s Olympic Silver Medalist Erik Kynard Won HJ In PR Of 2.34m Ivory Coast’s Muriel Ahoure beat Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce as they both were timed at 7.10.
*James Dasaolu Beats Nesta Carter In 60m With World-Leading Time, But Crosses Line With An Injury It might be a strain and could keep him out of World Indoors.
*Athletics Weekly Recap

Kenyan National XC Champs *Top 10 Results

World XC Junior Champ Faith Kipyegon And Japan-Based Bidan Karoiki Win Kenyan National Cross-Country Championships Kipyegon won in a kick beating Peris Chepchirchir and reigning World XC champ Emily Chebet as World 5,000 silver medalist Mercy Cherono was back in 10th. Karoiki beat World Junior XC silver medalist Leonard Barsoton by 7 seconds as last year’s surprise winner Philemon Rono was 6th.
*Capital FM Recap

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Gold, Silver, Bronze And Paper: Did You Know What The Fourth Through Eighth Place Finishers At The Olympics Get? Apparently they get a paper Olympic diploma signed by the IOC president.

Doping News

The IAAF Fights Back And Re-Suspends Olympic 1,500 Champ Asli Cakir Alptekin For Biological Passport Violation The IAAF has appealed the Turks’ exoneration of Alptekin and now the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will decide. The verdict will be monumental as she’ll either get a lifetime ban or be named Olympic champion. *More 

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US XC Championships *Full 2014 USA XC Coverage *LRC Photo Gallery

Bubka’s Record Finally Goes Down *Video

 Japan Road News 

Saturday On The Boards

Big Doping News

The Double Standard Continues: Tyson Gay Tested Positive After Trusting Doctor Of Many NFL Stars  David Epstein, in a joint piece for Pro Publica and Sports Illustrated, says that Tyson Gay tested positive this summer after seeing a doctor favored by a slew of NFL stars. It’s believed Gay’s positive resulted from him taking a cream which the manufacturer says doesn’t even have testosterone in it (but the label does), just DHEA – a substance legal in both the MLB and NFL but banned in track as it’s a steroid precursor. USADA has been told that Jon Drummond carried the cream around Monaco for Gay in 2012. *Piece On *Discuss On MB: Doping Double Standard Continues: D Epstein Reports Tyson Gay Tested Positive After Seeing Doctor Favorited By NFL Stars *LRC Archive: The Doping Double Standard In American Sports Needs To End

Craig Virgin Calls For More Transparency With Supplements/TUEs

LRCRunning Legend Craig Virgin Calls For More Transparency Revealing The Medications And Supplements Athletes Are On: "In Sight It Must Be Right"

Two-time World Cross-Country champion Craig Virgin has called for more transparency in the legal supplements/medications athletes may be taking. LRC spoke with Virgin on his comments and with Galen Rupp’s agent Ricky Simms about Virgin’s comments and the calls for more transparency. Plus, Simms tells LRC Mo Farah has never been on thyroid medication.

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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.