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2016 Dubai Marathon *Watch Race Replay *Results

MB: Official 2016 Dubai Marathon Live Discussion Thread

LRC The Marathon World Record Survives But 30k WR Falls As Unknown Tesfaye Abera Comes From Behind To Win Dubai Marathon In 2:04:24 This race had it all. A WR for 30k, a lead change in the final 500 and a shocking win by a previous 2:09 guy.

Tirfi Tsegaye wins againLRC Tirfi Tsegaye Wins Dubai For Second Time And Breaks 2:20 For The First Time In Her 19th Career Marathon Do you have a marathon barrier you want to break? Be inspired by Tirfi Tsegaye, who broke 2:20 for the 1st time in her 19th career marathon.

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Mo’s Certainly Not Ducking The Competition In This One

MB: Are you ready for this? Farah vs. Kamworor at 13.1 at World Half. Farah targets World HM Champs in Cardiff!  Earlier today, Mo Farah committed to racing the World Half. We can’t wait for his battle with Geoffrey Kamworor.

2016 Tokyo Field Announced

LRCEmmanuel Mutai And Edna Kiplagat Lead 2016 Tokyo Marathon Fields; 2016's First Major Will Take Place On February 28

We've crunched the numbers comparing the three Abbott World Marathon Majors that are held early in 2016 and Tokyo is definitely weaker than both Boston and London.

Doping News

Katie Rainsberger of Air Academy High School (Colorado Springs, CO) was surprised with the Gatorade National Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year award at her school on Thursday, January 21, 2016. Photo Credit/Gatorade.LRC Katie Rainsberger Named Gatorade National Girls Cross-Country Runner Of The Year She beat out FL Champ Weini Kelati.

What A Week – Week That Was

WTWWhy Ryan Hall Is The Best (Natural-Born) U.S. Marathoner Ever, Sammy Wanjiru's Wife Is Amazingly Good, U.S. 1,500 Medal Chances Take A Hit And The Returns Of Ajee Wilson And Laura Roesler

What a week. In the WTW, we give Ryan Hall some more praise, introduce you to Sammy Wanjiru's wife, who just ran one of the greatest races ever on US soil, tell you why Jenny Simpson's and Matthew Centrowitz's gold medal dreams just took a hit, and break down the fast and slow half marathons for Puskedra and Estrada.

Three Recommended Reads On Current And Former Stanford Runners

This Weekend’s Action *All Collegiate Results

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News From Outside The US

Nick Symmonds Lawyers Up For Athletes’ Rights

Nick Symmonds’ Run Gum Files Anti-Trust Suit Against USATF/USOC The lawsuit is about the idiotic rules preventing non-equipment manufacturers from being on athletes’ uniforms at the Olympic Trials (they can do so at US champs, just not the Trials). So Nike and adidas can have a logo on uniforms but Run Gum can’t. While they are at it, they should amend the lawsuit and go after the advertising restrictions put in place during the Olympic Games under Rule 50. *More From Run Gum, Including Copy Of Lawsuit *Symmonds Talks About Lawsuit (video)

US Mid-D News

Donavan Brazier Talked To The Media On Tuesday

24 Days Until The Trials

Sprint Q&A: Jeremy Wariner

LRC What’s Jeremy Wariner Doing Working At Jimmy John’s? 7 Questions With The Olympic Legend Wariner posted online that he was now a general manager at a Jimmy John’s sandwich restaurant. We wondered if it could be that one of the greatest 400m sprinters of all time was retiring, so we reached out to see what was up.
*MB: Is Jeremy Wariner’s investment in Jimmy John’s smart?

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London Marathon Stacked Once Again

LRCFour Thoughts On The 2016 London Men's Field: Olympic Implications, The Return Of Bekele And Karoki's Debut

The 2016 London men's field very well may be tougher to win than the Olympics. It is totally loaded once again as it includes the world's best marathoner, the world champ, the world record holder and a whole lot more. Surprisingly, it will mark the return to the marathon for Kenenisa Bekele and the debut of Bedan Karoki.