Doping: There Will Be No Russia In Portland; Marta Dominguez Finally Banned

Lawi Lalang Is Training In Kenya, Focused On Making The Squad For Portland World Indoors Lalang is training with long distance road studs like Eliud Kipchoge, Geoffrey Kamworor and Emmanuel Mutai, but is still focused on the 1,500 to 5,000.

MSNBC Video Interview With Flo Groberg After Receiving His Medal Of Honor
*LRC Flo Groberg Gets The Medal Of Honor And President Obama Talks Running

Ireland’s Fionnuala McCormack (Britton) Will Race For The First Time Under Her New Married Name At Next Month’s Euro XC Champs She’ll try to regain the title she won in 2011 and 2012 after finishing 6th last year.

New York Road Runners To Vacate Fabled Headquarters They’ve been on the Upper East Side of Manhattan since NYC Marathon founder Fred Lebow purchased the building in 1981.

Estonian Heptathlete Grit Sadeiko Joins Eatons’ Training Group  Brianne Theisen-Eaton says she wanted a training partner besides Ashton because it’s often disheartening when he catches onto things so much more easily than she does.

Body Of Missing Belarus Olympic Sprinter Yulia Balykina Found In Forest Her ex-boyfriend has already confessed to the murder. Balykina competed in the 100 and 4 x 100 at the 2012 Olympics, but was banned for doping in 2013.

NBCUniversal Acquires Rights From Defunct Universal Sports Network

Latest From The Russian Doping Scandal

Jumps And Throws

Other Action Over The Weekend

Former British Olympic Discus Thrower Lawrence Okoye Signs With His Third NFL Team (The Jets) – This Time As An Offensive Lineman He’s been cut several times as a defensive lineman. Trust us – he’ll eventually be a starter in the league.

LRC Flo Groberg Gets The Medal Of Honor And President Obama Talks Running President Obama said it wonderfully: “… he had an incredible gift – he could run. Fast.” Investigates

LRCUVA Has Reassigned Banned Doper Martin Maric To Intramural And Recreational Sports - He Won't Coach Throws At UVA This Year

UVA and Mr. Maric still are refusing to provide proof that his initial ban was the result of an "unintentional" act as they claim.
*MB: UVA Coach Serving Doping Suspension

Book Review – The Animal Keepers Is Certainly A Keeper

LRC Book Review"The Animal Keepers" By Donn Behnke - A Terrific Tale Of What It Means To Be A Team

We highly recommend this book - hell, we call it "a triumph" - by Chris Solinsky's high school coach, Donn Behnke. Purchase here5 out 5 stars.

2015 NCAAs Are Saturday *Schedules & Streaming

LRC2015 NCAA XC Women's Team Preview: Can New Mexico Prove Itself To Be The Greatest NCAA Team In History?

Joe Franklin's Lobos will be racing history on Saturday in Louisville.

LRC2015 NCAA XC Men's Team Preview: Can #1 Colorado Hold Off #2 Syracuse And #3 Stanford And Three-Peat?

Colorado has won the last two years and they've been #1 all year long, but don't let that fool you. They could run pretty well and still lose. We tell you how.

LRC2015 NCAA XC Men's Individual Preview: Edward Cheserek Looks To Make History With Third Consecutive Title

There are two undefeated contenders in the NCAA field – none of whom are named Edward Cheserek. Is King Ches vulnerable?

NCAAs Are Here – Win Cool Stuff

rw-hires-horizontal-dark-on-whiteLRC $200,015 LRC Running Warehouse NCAA XC Prediction Contest It is time for you to tell us who will come out on top at the NCAA XC championships this Saturday in Kentucky. Thanks to our friends at Running Warehouse, you can win some nice Running Warehouse and Mizuno prizes.

Russia: This Does Not Seem Like A Country Trying To Clean Up Its Act

Distance News: Three Months Until The Marathon Trials

Previous NCAA News

Colorado on top of the podium has become a familiar sight

More Weekend Road Action

$100,000 .US 12K Champs Were Sunday *Results

huddlechelangaLRC Molly Huddle And Sam Chelanga Win .US 12K Championships – Recap, Results And Post-Race Interviews Huddle dominated while Chelanga just held off Tyler Pennel to win by less than a second. Interviews with Chelanga, Pennel, Jared Ward and Molly Huddle. *Washington Post

huddleLRC Molly Huddle Caps Undefeated Season On Roads And Leaves Open The Possibility Of Running Olympic Trials Marathon The chances are not likely as Huddle on the Trials said,  “Probably not. I’ll never say never, but probably not.” When asked why she wouldn’t rule it out 100%, she said, “Just because I have taken to the roads pretty well, but I’ll likely delay the marathon debut.”
Discuss: Molly Huddle Leaves Open The Possibility Of Doing The Olympic Marathon Trials
*MB: Official USATF 12k Championship Thread

HS State Meets

MB: FM girls continue to roll – win 10th straight state title as 8th grader Claire Walters (FM) wins individual title
MB: Drew Hunter wins 3rd straight title – by 56 seconds!
*More HS Results

NCAA XC Regionals Are In The Books *Full Results Page

LRC 2015 NCAA Cross-Country Qualifiers Officially Released – List Is Exactly What We Said It Would Be Thank you, Bo Waggoner.

Other News: Rudisha, Terrorism, Oscar P

Previous .US 12K Champs News

More On The Russian Doping Scandal

More Doping Updates

Kenyan Doping / Scandal Updates

Russia Reveals There Was A Possible Planned Terrorist Attack Before The 2014 Sochi Olympics Apparently, female suicide bombers had planned to smuggle explosives onto an aircraft in hand cream.

RIP: Longtime AP Track Writer Bert Rosenthal Dies At 79 Known for his work ethic, Rosenthal once dictated a story from his bed after he was hospitalized with heart problems during the Sydney Olympics.

A Kenyan Scandal May Be Next – But One Involving Money & Nike

athleticskenyaLRC The Sunday Times Reports That Nike/Athletics Kenya Bribery/Theft Allegations Are Now Part Of A Criminal Probe Authorities are taking the ARD/Sunday Times Kenyan allegations seriously as a criminal probe has been launched. *Discuss

The Latest In The IAAF/Russian Doping Scandal

The Latest Russian Doping Scandal Updates

Russia Is Banned *All Russian Doping Scandal News

Breaking: IAAF Provisionally Suspends Russian Athletics Federation; Russian Athletes Banned From All International Competitions 22 of the 24 voting members were in favor of the ban; only one was against. Russia will not be able to host the 2016 World Race Walking Cup or World Junior Championships. To regain membership to the IAAF, the new Russian federation will have to fulfill a list of criteria and pass inspections.
*MB: BREAKING: IAAF Suspends Russian Athletics Federation