Some Of Paula’s Blood Values Come Out

3 Of Radcliffe’s Suspicious Blood Values Are Published By Sky News Under Headline “Blood Tests That Cleared Paula Radcliffe” Two of her OFF scores were 109, which Sky News says is below a 111.7 altitude training level. The other – 114 – was taken immediately after a half marathon and Sky News says WADA now considers tests taken within 2 hours after a competition as invalid because exertion can affect the values.
*MB: Radcliffe blood values released

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LRC WTW: The 2nd-Greatest Year In US 10,000 History, Molly Huddle And Jairus Birech Refuse To Feel Sorry For Themselves, LetsRun Hits The Road In Maine, And A 5th Olympic Team For Abdi? This week, we get struck with 10,000-meter fever, talk about the greatest mascot of the year and wonder if Abdi Abdirahman can do something no male US track athlete has ever done. Plus we ask for your help in making track and field more interesting: MB: Creative ways to make boring distance races exciting – let’s hear them. Post them now.

The DL Season Ends Friday – 2015 Memorial Van Damme – Schedule & Entries *TV & Streaming

LRC Brussels Preview: Can Galen Rupp Get The AR In 5K? Can Ben True Break 13:00? Plus Kiprop Vs. Rudisha & The World’s Best At 800 And A Loaded Women’s Mile What a way to end the season. The men’s 800 is WAY better than the World Championships final and the men’s 5,000 might result in the American record falling. We break it down for you.
*IAAF Preview Of Brussels
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Wed. Night Action: MB: David Torrence (3:53) And Amanda Eccleston (4:29) Win Hoka One One Long Island Miles Host Kyle Merber was 3rd in 3:58. *Race Video

US News Of Note

After Long Break Spent Playing Soccer, A Refreshed Edward Cheserek Is Ready To Try To Become First Runner To Win 3rd Straight NCAA XC Crown Henry Rono likely would have won 4 in a row but he ran off course in year #3 and ended up being nearly last. Ches: “I really enjoy cross-country more than track. I think it feels good when you’re not running circles.”

Scott Jurek Agrees To Pay $500 Fine For Drinking Champagne After Breaking Appalachian Trail Record

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Distance News: Revealing Q&A With Suzy Favor Hamilton

New Haven 20K (US Champs) *Results

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The Integrity Of The Sport Is At Stake – Mike Rossi Is A Marathon Cheat And Should Have Been DQed From The 2014 Lehigh Valley Marathon

rossfinish Lehigh Valley Got It Wrong: The Evidence Is Conclusive: Mike Rossi – The Viral Boston Marathon Dad – Is A Marathon Cheat And Should Never Have Been On The Starting Line In Boston In April, Mike Rossi gained international fame for his snarky response to a letter from his kids’ principal scolding him for taking them out of school for several days to watch Boston. A investigation has revealed that Rossi’s principal was correct, the kids should never have been in Boston as the evidence is conclusive – their father didn’t legitimately qualify for the 2015 Boston Marathon. How confident are we that Rossi cut the course when he “ran” his 3:11:45 BQ qualifier at Lehigh Valley? Extremely. We’ll pay Mike Rossi $10,000 if he qualifies again in the next 12 months – and the qualifying time is 13+ minutes slower – 3:25.
*MB: Did Mike Rossi (viral marathon dad) cheat his way into Boston? 

Older Runners – Lengthen Your Stride

Scientific Study: Older People Are Slower Than Younger People Because They Have A Smaller Stride Length Older runners have weak ankle and calf muscles. “With each passing decade, the runners’ stride length and preferred speed dropped by about 20 percent. Meanwhile, runners older than about 40 displayed much less activation of and power in the muscles of their lower legs, especially those around the ankle and in the calf.”

Youth Commonwealth Games

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Flanagan Breaks The AR

LRCShalane Flanagan Runs 31:03 In Netherlands To Break American 10km Record!

Shalane Flanagan is your new American 10km road record holder! Interview with her and coach Jerry Schumacher. *Video Of Finish

Worlds Photos Galleries: Day 1 (M10k Marathon), Day 2 (M100), Day 3 (W10k, MSteeple), Day 4 (M800, W1,500, M Long Jump) & Video (Interviews, Races)