Week That Was

LRCWeek That Was: Frank Shorter Is Full Of It (Or Right?); Drugs, Drugs, Drugs; Ryan Hall Vs. Josh McDougal & Ingrid Kristiansen

We look at whether the Kenyans are only good because they cheat in light of Frank Shorter's comments, plus we compare Ryan Hall and Josh McDougal, and look at throwback Ingrid Kristiansen.

Doping News: +1 To Germany, Colm O’Connell & Michael Johnson

 Distance Legends In The News 

Tuesday’s Pro Distance Updates

High School XC Corner

 Random Stuff 

International Marathon Results

NCAA XC Regionals Are Friday *Vote In LRC Polls

LRC  Women’s Preview: Who’s Going (And Not Going) To NCAAs? Say it ain’t so. Defending champ Providence, along with Villanova, teams that have won 3 of the last 5 NCAA titles, seem unlikely to make NCAAs together for the 1st time since 1988. Get the low-down on each region and see which unranked schools (Portland?) could crash the party.

LRC 2014 NCAA Regionals Men’s Cross-Country Preview: Who’s On Track To Qualify For The Big Dance? What 3 ranked teams look like they’ll be left home? What 4 unranked teams will be dancing? We break down each region and tell you which races hold the most significance for at-large purposes (hint: not the South or South Central).
*MB: 2014 NCAA Cross Country Regionals – Let the madness begin

LRC Who’s In? Who’s Out? 2014 NCAA Regional Projections Assuming Everything Goes According To Form Thanks to former Duke runner Bo Waggoner, we can tell you who will qualify for NCAAs should the current USTFCCCA Regional Rankings hold.

Vote LRC Who’s Going To The Big Dance? LRC NCAA Regional Fan Polls Open

US Distance News

Track Fans, Just Remember You’re Not Alone: A Total Of 358 Million Watched The 2014 European Championships On TV

Sprints/ Jumps: What Was Bolt’s Best?

US Weekend Road Action

 Track Stuff: Throws / Sprints 

 Sprints And Jumps 


Bringing Lydiard To The Masses – Run Faster By Running More Relaxed

LRC Book Review: 80/20 Running By Matt Fitzgerald Another book by prolific author Matt Fitzgerald is out, but this one, which once had the proposed title of High Mileage Manifesto, intrigued us so much Robert Johnson wrote the foreword as it attempts to bring Lydiard to the masses. “It would have been nice if this book had existed from late 198os to the late 1990s, during the dark days of American distance running.”
*MB: Matt Fitzgerald’s new book 80/20 Running – Rojo what can u tell us about this book since you wrote the foreward

 Amateur Marathon News 

Distance News

Official TCS NYC Marathon Highlight Video (If you only want marathon highlights, skip to the 1:30 mark)