Marathon News: Kara Goucher And Desiree Linden (Davila) In NYC

State Of The Sport

 Distance Stuff 

2014 Bupa Great North Run: Mo Farah And Mary Keitany Impress *Top Results *Video Replay *Highlights

Great North CityGames *Full Results

 Want To Buy Daniel Komen's Spikes? 

Daniel Komen To Auction Off The Shoes He Wore When He Set His 3,000m World Record In 1996 The auction will take place in Atlanta. Komen is raising money for the conservation of water towers in Kenya.

After Breakthrough Year, New Zealand’s Up-And-Coming Shot Putter Tom Walsh Officially Committed To Being A Pro Athlete Walsh says, “If you told me I’d be in this position at the start of the year, I’d have said you were bat-shit crazy.” He also talks about hanging out with the Americans on the circuit and playing fantasy football.

 More Weekend Track Results 

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

Random But Interesting

Olympic News

 Sprint Stuff 

More From The Weekend: Betsy Saina With A WLing 10K

 NCAA / HS Weekend Results 

 Sprint News 

IAAF Rieti World Challenge *Full Results *Video Replays

Road News: Geoffrey Ronoh Upsets Again; Return Of Doper Mathew Kipsorio

 Weekend XC 

2014 NCAA XC *All Weekend Results

Tuesday Action In Europe

Pure Entertainment

 Other News 

IAAF Profile: “Allyson Felix Rises From The Ashes” Felix overcame a torn hamstring from 2013 Worlds and a slow early season start to run a 22.02-second world-leading victory in the Brussels 200.

 Doping News 

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.

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.

 Random Stuff 

 More Doping News 

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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