Get Pumped: The Inaugural World Relay Championships Are Sat. & Sun. *Streaming / TV Info (6:15pm ET) *Schedule / Results *Entries


LRC Updated World Relays Start With A Bang As Kenya Holds On For Gold And USA Settles For Bronze In 4 X 800

What a crazy anchor leg it was in the first final at the loud and raucous World Relays.

LRC UpdatedW 1,500: Kenya Crushes World Record, USA Beats Old World Record, Australia Celebrates Bronze

The Kenyans crushed the soft world record and the Americans overcame a violent fall for silver.

 Previous World Relays 

LRCMen's 4 X 1,500: A Kenyan Team For The Ages Goes For The World Record, The US Battles Ethiopia For Silver

Please pause and appreciate how SPECIAL this Kenyan men's team is. Their 1,500 PRs convert to an average of 3:46.10 miles per man - faster than Alan Webb's American record. 15:04 for 4 x mile. 

Eunice Sum wins goldLRC Women’s 4 X 800 Preview: Can The US Women Take Down Eunice Sum And Kenya And Win Gold? Kenya has the best anchor, but the US has Chanelle Price, Ajee Wilson and Brenda Martinez. What wins out? *MB: Can the US win gold?

 Non-LRC World Relays Coverage 

Two Huge Comeback Races: Mary Keitany And David Rudisha

 Previous World Relays News 

 NCAA News 

 Tyson Gay Drama Continues 

Week That Was

LRCSome Ridiculous NCAA Performances, Analyzing Emma Coburn, Calling Foul On Greg Rutherford, And Sports Gene Proven To Be True

It was a crazy week as Emma Coburn got a huge DL win, Courtney Okolo set the NCAA 400m record but may not be the best 400m runner on her team, Kennedy Kithuka and Erin Finn dominated, Trayvon Bromell ran 9.77 and Nick Arciniaga ran in a spiderman suit.

Diamond League #2 – Shanghai DL Was Sunday *Full Results *TV/Streaming Info

LRC Miss The Meet? You Can Watch The Meet In Its Entirety On Deman For Free In US Legally (Free For 48 Hours) Or For $10/Month

Emma Coburn gapsWSteeple: LRC Emma Coburn Pulls A Meb: Gaps The Field Early, Runs PR And Stunningly Wins The Steeple In her first steeple of the year, Coburn was brilliant as she ran a PR and got a convincing victory.
*Emma Coburn pulls a Meb – gaps field early and shockingly wins Shanghai DL *EMMA MF COBURN!!!

W1,500: LRC Abeba Aregawi Wins  In 3:58, Jenny Simpson Nearly Breaks 4:00, Runs Second-Fastest Time Of Her Career Not a great day for Treniere Moser and Morgan Uceny. *4:00.4 for Jenny Simpson – Incredibly smart race!!

Stupidity 2#EPICFail M800: LRC Taoufik Makhloufi Sticks Out Tongue And Arms Celebrating His 800m “Win” And Loses As A Result Makhloufi snatched defeat from the jaws of victory as an emerging star, Robert Biwott, arrived from Kenya. The Americans Johnson, Mulder and Sowinski, all struggled. *Hahahah MackDaddy LOSES while celebrating!!!! *Makhloufi What a Jackass

Full Coverage, Including Pre-Meet News, Can Be Found In Our Shanghai Diamond League Special Section

 Saturday World Relays Talk 

 #USATFDoesItAgain & Lauren Fleshman Speaks Out 

Lauren Fleshman Blasts USATF For Selecting Convicted Doper Dennis Mitchell As A Team USA World Relays Coach “It’s like putting someone who has formerly served time for fraud in charge of your bank. Or a convicted child abuser in charge of your day care.”

NCAA Preliminary Rounds Are Next Weekend

Fast Times At HS State Meets

 Sunday Road Action 

 Other News 

US Distance Runners In The News

LetsRun Experiences The Craziness Known As Bay To Breakers *Crazy Costume Photos

 USADA Responds To Drummond 

USADA Says The Lawsuit Filed By Jon Drummond Is “Baseless” A USADA spokesperson said, “Mr. Drummond’s baseless lawsuit against the US Anti-Doping Agency is an effort to circumvent the mandatory arbitration process established to protect the rights of all clean athletes, coaches and the integrity of competition.”

 Other Upcoming Distance Action 

Beijing IAAF World Challenge Meet *Full Results

Justin GatlinRecap Of Beijing’s IAAF World Challenge Meet: Justin Gatlin’s 9.86 100 Win HighlightsIn the 800, Andrew Olivier ran 1:44.88 to beat Erik Sowinski (1:45.68) as Teng Haining set a Chinese NR in 4th place (1:46.32). Paul Kipsiele Koech won the steeple in 8:06.04 and Rababe Arafi the 1,500 in 4:02.71 over Gudaf Tsegay (4:02.83). Ana Simic improved her HJ world lead to 1.98m and Brianna Rollins ran 12.58 in the 100H to tie the world lead. Veronica Campbell-Brown won the 100 (11.14).
*Photo: US Sprinter Tiffany Townsend Falls During Beijing IAAF World Challenge 100m
*SA’s Olivier Talks About His 800 Win: “The [fast] times will come. I was in control of the race and that was the goal.”
*MB: Gatlin 9.86 in Beijing, 2014

 Pre Classic Keeps Getting Better 

UK News: Mo Farah Pulls Out Of Bupa London 10K

 Wetmore Speaks 

LRCMark Wetmore Talks About Emma Coburn's Big Win, Jenny Simpson's Four-Flat And What The Future Holds For Ben Saarel

Wetmore gave his star steepler splits to hit 9:19 and that's what she did. The expected PR came with an unexpected bonus - victory. Plus what is Jenny Simpson focusing on? And what will Ben Saarel run at NCAAs?

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