LRCWhat a Race: USA Breaks World Record in Men's DMR in 9:15.50 in a Crazy, Crazy Race

Kenya's Ferguson Rotich (47.84 first 400 on 800 leg) and Timothy Cheruiyot (51.96 first 400 on 1,600 leg) ran like mad men while the quartet of Kyle MerberBrycen SpratlingBrandon Johnson and Ben Blankenship (3:51.24 anchor) ran superbly to get the win and the world record in a race like no other.

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LRC It’s Gold! U.S. Quartet Of Duane Solomon, Erik Sowinski, Cas Loxsom & Robby Andrews Win 4 X 800 In 7:04.84 Erik Sowinski ran like a beast on leg #2 and the rest was history as all 4 guys did a great job.

More In Depth: A Mature “Cool And Calm” Robby Andrews Anchors US To 4 X 800 Gold Andrews ran like a pro on the anchor and talked maturely about being back with coach Vig and the rest of 2015.

LRC The US Women Dominate And Set A New World Record Of 10:36.50 In Women’s DMR Total and complete domination by the US, which nearly had the best leg on every leg.

MB: Official 2015 IAAF World Relays Live Discussion Thread Talk about the action live as it happens.

LRC They Did It Again: USATF And Its Board Think Doper Dennis Mitchell Is The Best Man In America To Coach Team USA Jakob Larsen, Danish Athletic President, says it best: “I don’t get it – should be possible to find another skilled relay coach in the US. Wonder how the US athletes feel about it?”

How To Watch World Relays Live TV from 7-10pm Eastern tonight and Sunday. Universal Sport,  Eurosport 2 in Europe,  & YouTube.

LRC Previews: 
Sunday: Men’s DMR: No Kiprop = Wide Open Should be tremendous.
*Women’s 4 X 800: US Should Repeat In case you haven’t read them, you can still read our previews to get ready for the action.

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Week That Was

WTWLarry Bird's Underwater Treadmill, Why The Slow 4 X Mile At Penn Rocked, Masters Dopers, Tadese's Latest Excuse, And The Annie Leblanc Train Keeps Gathering Steam

What a week it was with London, Boston, Drake and Penn. Annie LeBlanc kept rolling at Penn, we’ve got an excuse for Zersenay Tadese, we tell you why so many of you hate sit and kick races, talk Larry the Legend‘s underwater treadmill, masters doping and more.
*DailyRelay’s Penn And Drake Recap
*DailyRelay’s 26 Thoughts On The 2015 London Marathon
*10 Reasons Why The Drake Relays Are Popular

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Training Talk

IAAF Personal Bests Q&A With TJ World Champ Caterine Ibarguen In this interview series, she’s probably the 100th athlete to name “herself” for the question about her “greatest rival.” However, in this case we think it was the right answer since she hasn’t been beaten since 2012.

2015 Virgin Money London Marathon *Results *Video Highlights

Men LRC London Lives Up To The Hype As Eliud Kipchoge Takes Down Wilson Kipsang In Final Mile To Win In 2:04:42 (updated with QTs) This one was packed with drama as with 5 miles to go, it was down to the Big Three of Kipchoge, Kipsang and WR holder Dennis Kimetto plus ’14 runner-up Stanley Biwott. After a 4:33 25th mile, it was Kipchoge vs. Kipsang and after a 4:33 26th mile, Kipchoge was the winner – Kipsang finally breaking with 800 to go.

LRC Did You Miss The Break In The Men’s Race At The 2015 London Marathon? The Mystery Behind The One Minute Of Missing TV Coverage Explained

London On The Boards:

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Even Though It Wasn’t Gatlin Vs. Bolt On Anchor, It Was More Entertaining Than Mayweather-Pacquiao *Results

4x1LRC Sprint Action At World Relays (With Video) – Down Goes Jamaica And Bolt (For First Time Since 2008), Down Goes Felix And US, Tyson Gay Apologizes Bolt vs. Gatlin didn’t happen but there was still drama in the 4 x 100, a disaster in the 4 x 200, and an apology from Tyson Gay.

stanford22015 Stanford Payton Jordan Was Saturday *Entries, Schedule And Results

Sally Kipyego Wins 2014 NYC Half MarathonLRC Women: Sally Kipyego Goes Sub-15:00, Nicole Tully Has Fast Debut, Emily Sisson Beats Jordan Hasay’s PR, And Meet Courtney Frerichs The women’s 5k and 10k were the highlights as Kipyego is returning to form and Nicole Tully continues her breakout year.

Grant FisherLRC Men: HSer Grant Fisher Impresses, Nick Symmonds And The 10k Guys Disappoint The 10k went out super slow as Andy Vernon got the win. A D2 guy won the 800, and Stanley Kebenei could be on the US Worlds team in the steeple.

MB: Official 2015 Payton Jordan Live Discussion Thread

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Oregon State High Performance Meet *Full Results

Track And Field Has Lost Two Of Its Journalist Legends

Vic Holchak Has Passed At Age 74 Credentialed as an Olympic journalist at age 16, he went on an television acting career but always loved track and was loved by the founders of for being the voice of 1-800-94-Track .

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Photo Galleries: *London *Boston *BAA 5k American Records

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London Women *Results *Video Highlights

Screenshot (51)Women LRC Forget About Kenyan “Fantastic Four;” Ethiopia And Tigist Tufa Reign Supreme In London The “Fantastic Four” and “Fabulous Five” got all the pre-race love but Tufa, a 25-1 longshot, was patient this time and got the win over Mary Keitany in 2:23:22.

Paula Radcliffe's Final Competitive MarathonPaula Radcliffe Has Emotional Goodbye To Competive Running Video of Paula’s finish, interview with her, and article. Recommended read/watch.

LRC Video Highlights Of 2015 London Marathon
*RRW: Recap *IAAF

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Too Much Sitting Increases Health Risks Even If You’re Fit

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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.

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