Quote Of The Day

– American Brent Vaughn, talking about his training under the tutelage of former WR holder Steve Jones. Vaughn, a father of two and the Colorado school record holder at 5,000 at 13:18 (not Goucher, Torres or Ritz) , seems happier now while he’s juggling fatherhood, running and managing his own roofing business – Faraday Construction – rather than just running and worrying about dollar signs.

NCAA XC Analysis

LRCWeekend XC Recap: How Low Can CU Go, Michigan State Makes A Statement, Syracuse's Podium Chances And A Wild Women's Individual Race

The two biggest races of NCAA cross-country's regular season - the adidas Wisconsin Invitational and the Pre-National Invitational - are in the books and they produced a ton of data for us to analyze. We make sense of it all and give you eight takeaways from the weekend's action.

Domestic Pro News

The Scientific Experts Agree With LetsRun.com

Recommended Read: Science Of Sport’s Ross Tucker Agrees With LetsRun.com: “Two hours will not be broken in the next 30 years.” We don’t even have any scientific training – we just know distance running, but it’s nice to have the support of a scientific genius.

Good Read: Review Of Book On Former Aussie Jav Thrower Who Packed Himself In A Crate To Fly From UK To Australia For Free, Later Became A Drug Dealer

Good And Bad Administrative News

 This Weekend’s Road Action

Doping News From Kenya

 NXN Moving To New Course 

International Stuff

NCAA XC Action *Pre-Nats Results *Wisconsin Results *All NCAA Results

LRC #1 Colorado Men Crush #2 Oregon, #4 Georgetown Upsets #1 Michigan Women (Results) Edward Cheserek and Rachel Johnson were your individual winners. Colorado had 6 in the top 14.
*Official Pre-Nats Discussion Thread

LRC Instant Analysis Of Men’s Race At 2014 adidas Wisconsin: Syracuse Puts On A Clinic And Arrives On The National Stage Chris Fox‘s harriers showed the nation how pack running is done as they had five finishers within 14 seconds, all in the top 24, as they dominated the 18 other ranked teams and got the win. *Official 2014 adidas Wisconsin Discussion Thread

LRC Instant Analysis Of Women’s Race At 2014 adidas Wisconsin: Michigan State Dominates As Crystal Nelson Stuns The Field Which of the 22 ranked teams bombed? Which teams overachieved? We break it down for you.

Journalism At Its Finest – A Highly Recommended Read: 

If You Read One Thing Today, Let It Be This: For Former AR Holder And World #1, Tyke Peacock, It’s Been A Long Road Back From Drug Addiction And Prison Peacock was the AR holder in 1983 in the HJ and on top of the world. A year later, he reveals that he purposely bombed out of the OTrials as he knew he wouldn’t pass the drug test. Prison soon was on the horizon but a judge gave him lenience 4 years ago and he’s been sober ever since.

Week That Was

LRC All Hail Emily Sisson, Quenton Cassidy, Kenenisa Bekele, Eliud Kipchoge And Rita Jeptoo, Find Us Some Steroids, Bad Marathon Coverage, And Proof That Road Races Are Too Expensive We break down Chicago 2014 for you some more and refuse to go negative about Kenenisa Bekele. We also try to highlight some action that was overshadowed by Chicago last week – including a great run by Emily Sisson and wins by Quenton Cassidy and Josh McDougal. Then we wonder if we should get on steroids, complain about the price of road races (in Kenya) and tell you how Japanese running is being overrun by Kenyans and Ethiopians.