LRCAjee Wilson Takes Down Brenda Martinez for $20,000, King James Beats Michael Johnson's Meet Record, Loyola (Ill) Upsets Arkansas

Ajee Wilson showed why she's America's best hope for distance gold in Beijing, Kirani James impressed, Lashawn Merritt didn't, Aleec Harris remained undefeated, Bershawn Jackson is back, Derek Drouin still likes Drake, and Loyola of Illinois pulled the upset in the 4x800.

2015 Virgin Money London Marathon Is Sunday – Set Your Alarm Clocks Now! – Fantasy Marathoning Becomes Reality

keitanyLRC  Women’s Preview: “Fantastic Four” Lead A Great Field Former champs Mary KeitanyPriscah Jeptoo and Edna Kiplagat and HM WR holder Florence Kiplagat take on Dubai champ Aselefech Mergia and 2014 World #1, Tirfi Tsegaye.

LRC Men’s Preview: Kipsang, Kimetto And Kipchoge Lead The Greatest Marathon Field Ever (Again) This race is LOADED. The winners of last fall’s three major marathons – world record holder Dennis Kimetto (Berlin), Eliud Kipchoge (Chicago) and Wilson Kipsang (NYC) –  four sub-2:04 men and eight sub-2:05 men (both the most ever in one race). Plus 2:03 guys Geoffrey and Emmanuel Mutai.

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Doping Updates

World Relay Championships Are In Less Than 2 Weeks

The Search For A Better Running Shoe

pegasus30LRC The Most Popular Running Shoe On Is … Not Made Anymore … The Nike Pegasus+ 30 Thousands of you filled out our detailed running shoe survey in the fall and more of you ran in the Nike Pegasus+30 than any other shoe. Only problem is all of you need to find a new shoe, help us out below:

runningshoesurveyLRC The Improved LRC Running Shoe Survey Is Back – Three Minutes To A Better Running Shoe The running shoe buying process sucks and we want to improve it with data. We took your reviews from the fall, made a running shoe beta site, and have improved our survey to ask you what shoe your previously ran in. We now need more reviews from you on the latest shoes.

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2015 Boston Marathon (More In Our Special Section) *Live Leaderboard *Tracking *Results *LRC Fan Predictions

2015 Boston Marathon WeekendLRC 9 Takeaways From The 2015 Boston Marathon – Desi And Ritz Lead Late, One Of Meb’s Gutsiest Races Ever, Teg Doesn’t Like The Marathon + America’s Next Great Marathon Star? (updated) It was a tremendous foot race in Boston with some American drama before Caroline Rotich pulled the huge upset and Desisa showed he is boss.

Top Results  Desi 4th, Shalane 9. Ritz 7, Meb 8th

Caroline Rotich Outkicks Dibaba, Desisa Is Too Good, As Desi, Ritz, And Meb Lead For Much Of Race NYTimes recap.

Boston On The Boards:

MB: Official 2015 Boston Marathon Live Discussion Thread Read the live blow-by-blow recap.

LRC Fan Predictions Who Does The LetsRun Nation Think Will Emerge On Top?

Full 2015 Boston Marathon Coverage

3 World XC Getty Images Photo Galleries:
1) Pro Photos From Getty Images
2) New Rojo’s Women’s Photos
3) New Rojo’s Men’s Race Photos

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