The Weekend’s Just Getting Started: Great North Run And Rieti On Sunday *Watch GNR Live For Free On

Looking Ahead – 2014 Chicago Might Be Special Thanks To 2003 Rematch

Oct 12. Full Chicago Marathon Elite Field Announced, Kenenisa Bekele Won’t Have It Easy – Eliud Kipchoge Headlines List Of Challengers Kipchoge, a 12:46 5ker who famously beat Bekele for the 2003 world title at 5,000, has run three marathons, none slower than 2:05:30. Sub-2:20 women Rita Jeptoo and Florence Kiplagat lead the women’s field.

Next Week: American Stars Jenny Simpson, Mary Cain And Matthew Centrowitz To Headline NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile On Saturday, September 13 There actually are a couple of Kenyans as well this year. *Flipagram: Meet The 5th Ave. Pros

European News Of Note

Week That Was

US Distance News

Distance News: Nick Symmonds Update, Meb Looks Back, Alexi Pappas’ Movie

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More Brussels *Full Results

LRC Justin Gatlin Runs 9.77/19.71 To Pull Off Greatest Single-Day 100/200 Double In History Justin Gatlin had the fastest 100-200 same-day double ever as he crushed the competition in Brussels. *Video Of Both Races

makhloufiLRC Taoufik Makhloufi AND Silas Kiplagat Celebrate Early As Makhloufi Wins DL Finale, Does He Silence His Critics? Kiprop, Kiplagat and Souleiman all had $40,000 reasons to win this one but Makhloufi was your winner. Galen Rupp PRed and was in the the thick of it with 200m to go, but didn’t have the wheels the last 200m.

What a High Jump in Brussels

The Rest of The Meet: A Spectacular High Jump, Jenny Simpson Wins Grudge Match Over Rowbury, Moves To #2 All-Time In US At 3,000 A WR almost fell in the HJ. Doper Mary Slaney‘s record lives to see another day. We recap all the events for you here.

 Weekend XC 

Random But Interesting

Olympic News

 Sprint Stuff 

Simon Bairu Announces His Retirement From Competitive Running He leaves the sport as one of Canada’s all-time bests, holding their 10,000m NR (27:23) and with a 13th place showing at World XC.

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2014 NCAA XC *All Weekend Results

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