More From The Weekend 

We Wish This Wasn’t True

Actor Who Plays Louie Zamperini In “Unbroken” Admits He’s Never Run A 5k He also admits to taking “a little bit of artistic license” and inventing Zamperini’s “finishing style.”

Confused By The Latest Doping Scandal? Get Caught Up Here

The Latest Doping Scandal News / You Know It’s A Huge Story When BBC World Is Talking About

bbcworldLRC BBC World Wants To Know Why IAAF General Secretary Nick Davies Wrote A Passionate Letter To Instead Of Issuing A More Traditional Statement LRC co-founder Weldon Johnson gives his thoughts. Bad reporting or not, maybe the names should come out.

  • Important Read: Hajo Seppelt Says After Documentaries Airing, He’s Been Flooded With More Info Of Systematic Russian Doping “We did not plan a sequel; however, people are sending us more and more evidence to back the claim there is systematic doping in Russian sport.” He also doesn’t back off claims of an IAAF cover-up. “The IAAF is trying to give the impression that all the details we had were individual blood values. That is simply not the case. There are several readings for each athlete.”
  • Words Of Wisdom From David Rudisha “If your talent is not taking you to that higher level, don’t force it and don’t cheat to get there because it’s not fair even to yourself and it’s not fair to others.”

IAAF / Russian Doping Scandal News Continues

 Honolulu Marathon Is Sunday 

The Triple Jump Might Be Safe, But Not The 10K

‘Thon #3 For Bekele

Kenenisa Bekele’s Third Marathon Will Be In Dubai On January 23rd; Now Being Coached By Renato Canova Bekele said that he learned a lot from his disappointing race in Chicago and that things have gone well since then. Canova has taken over his training and is with him in Ethiopia.
*MB: RENATO CANOVA is Bekele’s new coach!
*Bekele On The Possibility Of The Sub-2 Hour Marathon “I don’t think human beings can do that, but maybe a new generation in the future… maybe in 10 years.”

2014 Club Nats *Men’s Results *Women’s Results *Masters

LRC Results: Ryan Hill And Laura Thweatt Win Zap Fitness dominated the men’s team competition as the BAA was 2nd. In the women’s team, the BAA won over the Boulder Running Company/adidas. Perhaps more importantly, German Fernandez was third in the men’s race.
*MB: German’s back baby!! 3rd at 2014 Club Nats

Scott Reid In Orange County Register: Stephanie Hightower Betraying Sport To Chase Her “Own Self-Serving Agenda” He accuses of her of working behind the scenes to take Bob Hersh‘s spot on the IAAF Council, saying she pushed to alter the USATF selection procedure to do so.
*MB: Damning indictment of Stephanie Hightower

Euro XC Champs Were Sunday *Results: Men *Women *All Races

 Olympic News 

Interesting Reads

Pro News: Zatopek 10K

 2014 Wasn't An "Off Year" For Doping 

Jo Pavey Finishes 3rd In Vote For BBC Sports Personality Of The Year Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton won with golfer Rory McIlroy runner-up. *Pictures Of Final Candidates

 What Happened To Foot Locker Legend Kenny Cormier? 


LRC 10 Years Later: Finding Kenny Cormier 10 years ago, Kenny Cormier was atop the running world. Three years later,he was completely out of the sport. Here’s his story.

Week That Was

LRC WTW: Double Wins For Bill Aris, Sarah Disanza Rocks It, Jeff Eggleston Goes For It, Paula Radcliffe Improves, And More We recap the week that was and talk about Sarah Disanza rocking it, Jeff Eggleston going for it, Paula Radcliffe improving, Patrick Makau returning and investigate whether Bill Aris is the greatest high school coach ever?

Q&A With 2:10 American Jeffrey Eggleston
*MB: Who says Americans don’t go for it? Jeffrey Eggleston sure did. 2:10 marathoner went out in 63 at Fukuoka last weekend!!

News From The UK

 Looking Ahead 

Airing The Sport’s Dirty Laundry