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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

Tracksters Dominating Women’s Bobsled *Standings *On Live At 11:15am ET

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

 World Indoors Are In 2.5 Weeks 

 World Half Is In 6 Weeks 

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

Post-Weekend Updates

 Kenyan News 

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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?

 UK News 

 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

 More Weekend Results 

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.