2015 NYRR Millrose Games Were Saturday *Results *Post-Race Videos

What a stretch run.

LRC Centrowitz Wins Wanamaker Mile In Thrilling Stretch Run Over Willis As Year Of Lagat Continues Matt Centrowitz and Nick Willis delivered the goods on Saturday night with Centro edging Willis to win the Wanamaker mile in 3:51. Wanamaker mile legend Bernard Lagat took 3 seconds off the 40+ world record in 4th.

LRC Sponsorless Brycen Spratling Runs New 500m World Record Of 1:00.06 The Pittsburgh grad was hoping to be the first man dub 1:00.00.

LRC Men’s 3000m: Eric Jenkins Just Misses Galen Rupp’s American Collegiate Record as Oregon Goes 1-2 Eric Jenkins and Will Geoghegan aren’t even Oregon’s best 3000m runners but they went 1-2 at Millrose and nearly broke Galen Rupp’s American collegiate record.

*Post-Race Interviews Centro, Willis, Rowbury, Lomong, Hasay, many more. The distance stars and Brycen Spratling in NYC.

Millrose On The Boards:

IMG_3098LRC  Did America Just Get Itself A Gold Medal Contender In The 1,500 At The 2040 Olympics? Moroccan 1,500m star Abdelaati Iguider‘s wife Ibtissam went into labor unexpectedly yesterday in Philadelphia and the family welcomed Mohamed Mourad Iguider to the world.

LRC Latest Millrose And Olympic Trials Vote Tallies Voting fixed so you don’t have to refresh page.

Past Distance Greats In The News

Week That Was

Distance News: Was Sammy Wanjiru Murdered?

International Track Action

News From Down Under

LRC Remembering LRCer Van Townsend The running world lost one of its bright lights this week with the death of Van Townsend.
*MB: RIP Van Townsend: Share Your Respects Here

2015 NYRR Millrose Games Were Saturday *Results *Post-Race Videos

LRC A Wobbly Shannon Rowbury Hangs on to Win Women’s Wanamaker by Over 3 Seconds Poor pacing ruined the AR attempt and Rowbury wobbled during the final straight but held on for a dominating victory. Treniere Moser 2nd, an upbeat Jordan Hasay faded the last lap, and Mary Cain struggled.

 For Your Weekend Pleasure 

Kenyan XC Champs Are Saturday Unless Runners Strike

Nevada Looking Into Lifting Ban On Olympic Betting The LRC staff might have to take a trip to Vegas in 2016.

Sprint / Hurdle Stuff

9-Year-Old Zach Blum Going For Age World Record For Track 5,000 This Spring In the fall, he ran 18:30 to set the road 5K record (track record is 18:41). Talking about his race back in November, Blum said, “I was pretty sad because [my dad can] usually can keep up with me. But that day, he fell back because I was probably going 5:59 mile pace.”

2014 Is Officially Over

LRCLRC Nation Has Spoken - The 2014 LRC Awards: The Athlete Of The Year, Race Of The Year Is ...

The LRC Nation has spoken. Close the door on 2014 by seeing your choices for Best Male Distance Runner, Race of the Year, Moment of the Year and more.

2015 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix In Boston *Results

Fist Pump from CentroLRC Bernard Lagat Still Has It, Nick Willis Breaks The Kiwi Mile Record, And Matt Centrowitz Just Misses The American 1,000m Record Tremendous mid-d action led by the 40-year-old Lagat showing he still can kick (in a losing effort).

The New Balance Team Got the World Record But JNot Without a Fight

LRC Brenda Martinez Edges Nicole Tully In World Record DMR, An American Record For Jenny Simpson And Treniere Moser Impresses Again Brenda Martinez put back a superb challenge from Nicole Tully, Jenny Simpson got a much deserved American record, Treniere Moser, Mary Cain, Emma Coburn and more.

Bruce Jenner In Serious Car Crash, One Person Killed Jenner was at fault as he rear ended a car into oncoming traffic.
*Was Jenner Texting?
*MB: Bruce Jenner kills a woman

Good Read: Spikes Talks To Max King About How He Manages To Excel At Everything From The Steeple To Ultra-Marathons King: “My take on it is running is running. It is all the same mechanics. There is something to be said for focusing on one event and being really good at it, but for me I would just burn out.”

2015 RAK Half Marathon – World’s Fastest Half *Results

LRCRecap: The Marvelous Mary Keitany And Remember The Drone

Mary Keitany ran the third fastest time ever (66:02) to put away a stiff challenge by Mamitu Daska, who set a new Ethiopian record of 1:06:27. The men's race came down to a 5-way sprint but the big news was the drone that filmed parts of the race with stunning shots.

One Of Africa’s Top Talents Will Train In The USA

 Championship / Olympic News 

2015 USA XC Champs In Boulder *Results/ Streaming *Official Live Discussion Thread!

Christ Derrick Wins His 3rd USATF XC Title in a Row

Nothing But Net: Chris Derrick For Three! Chris Derrick 3-peated as USA Champion in dominating fashion as Bobby Curtis was 2nd and Dathan Ritzenhein 3rd. Ben True, the guy who tried to stay with Derrick the longest, faded to 11th.

Laura Thweatt Wins USATF Cross Country 2015

LRC Laura Thweatt Dominates At 2015 USA Cross-Country Championships updated The CU alum won her first major US title in convincing fashion before the home crowd. Mattie Suver 2nd, 40-year-old Jen Rhines 3rd.

RRW: Derrick, Thweatt Dominate USA XC Utah high schooler Conner Mantz and University of Colorado’s Kaitlyn Benner won the junior races.

The Year Of The Vault Continues