Quote Of The Day

– Poland’s Anita Wlodarczyk, who received a standing ovation from the 50,000 crowd after she broke the hammer world record with 79.58m at the ISTAF Berlin World Challenge Meet on Sunday. She broke the record of Germany’s Betty Heidler, who also competed, finishing 2nd and losing her record in front of the home crowd.

Jenny Simpson Talks After Her DL Win

LRC Exclusive Q&A With DL Champion Jenny Simpson After Her Win In Zürich: “I pulled off what seemed at times was impossible odds.” Over the weekend, LetsRun.com caught up with Simpson as she prepares to race the 3,000 at the second Diamond League Final in Brussels on Friday. Simpson talked about the contact at the finish line with Shannon Rowbury in Zurich, why she’s been so successful on the circuit this year and how she’s been inspired by runners such as Deena Kastor, Kara Goucher and Shalane Flanagan.

LRCMolly Huddle, Girma Mecheso Win 2014 USA 20k Titles at Faxon Law New Haven Road Race

Molly Huddle defeated training partner Amy Hastings as former OSU star Girma Mecheso won his first USA title in humid New Haven.
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2014 NCAA Cross-Country – LetsRun.com’s Top 10 Countdown

LRC 2014 Women’s XC Preview: Entirely Home-Grown Michigan Is #1, Michigan State Is #2 This year, the best team in Michigan may very well be the best team in the United States. Michigan State is led by NCAA steeple champ Leah O’Connor and will get a big boost from returners Sara Kroll and Julia Otwell, who redshirted in 2013. Michigan keeps its entire top seven from last year intact. AMAZINGLY all seven are Michigan natives.

Previous: *#4 Arkansas & #3 Georgetown
*#6 Florida State & #5 Butler
*#8 Stanford, #7 Oregon
*#10 Iowa State & #9 Colorado

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Sunday Morning T&F – 2014 ISTAF Berlin *Full Results

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2014 Weltklasse Zürich *Full Results

W 1,500 LRC Jenny Simpson Does It – Wins Diamond League Final And Title By Diving Across The Finish Line Jenny Simpson threw herself across the finish line, just holding off Shannon Rowbury, to win the race and DL crown plus lay claim to the title of “World’s Best 1,500 Runner.”

M 5,000 LRC Caleb Ndiku Wins Race & Diamond League Title; Galen Rupp Hangs On For 3rd Rupp was right with Ndiku with 200 to go and didn’t quite have enough but still hung on for his best 5,000 of the year. Ben True (8th) also ran well and was in contention at the bell.

Amos with the tongue wag at the finish

M 800 LRCNijel Amos Wins Vs. A Loaded Field To Show He’s Best In The World In 2014 Let there be no doubt. Nijel Amos is the best 800m man in the world in 2014. Amos, already the Commonwealth Games champion and the African champion, is now the Diamond League champion after his 1:43.77 win versus a stacked field.

LRC Analysis: MB: Big Drama in Zurich: Official 2014 Wetlklasse Zürich DL Discussion Thread