Double Standard or Just Business as Usual?

LRCUnbelievable: The 2016 NYRR Millrose Games Wasn't A USATF-Sanctioned Meet

Just over a month ago, USATF told us that Rachel McFarlane couldn't run in the Olympic Marathon Trials as her qualifier didn't come in a USATF-sanctioned event, even if we paid the sanctioning fee ourselves. A month later, someone failed to secure a sanction for the crown jewel of the US Indoor season - the NYRR Millrose Games - but all of the marks will count.

Two More Bite The Dust?

LRC Shannon Rowbury Shares Her Thoughts On 2012 Olympic 1,500 Final – “These Cheaters Rob People Like Me And My Competitors Of Medals” 4 of the 6 women who finished ahead of the American record holder at 1,500 at the 2012 Olympics have been linked to doping.

The Russian Doping Trilogy

Distance: David Rudisha Opens His Season

Big Doping News

Ultra Running News

Mostly Negative Olympic Headlines *All Rio Coverage

Doping News: Another Major Drug Bust

Justin Gatlin / Dennis Mitchell Making Waves

Both 2016 NCAAs And 2016 USAs Are This Week, So We’re Starting Our Previews Early

Cheserek may have lost on Saturday, but he's still the favorite for NCAAsLRC 2016 NCAA M 3K/5K Preview: Can Anyone Prevent Edward Cheserek From Taking His NCAA Title Haul Into The Double Digits? Cheserek ran the #2 collegiate 3k time ever at Millrose (7:40.51) and is the heavy favorite in the 5k. He’s favored to sweep both, but could be vulnerable if he runs the DMR as well on Friday. Syracuse’s Justyn Knight, Villanova’s Patrick Tiernan, Stanford’s Sean McGorty and Washington’s Izaic Yorks will all be looking to take him down in the 3k.

Seidel and Ostrander battled it out in Louisville in November and will do the same in Birmingham this weekendLRC W 3K/5K Preview: Allie Ostrander Vs. Molly Seidel (X 2) In A Rematch Of NCAA XC Notre Dame’s Molly Seidel and true freshman Allie Ostrander of Boise State went 1-2 at NCAA XC in November; now both will attempt to pull off the 3k-5k double at NCAA Indoors. Can anyone break them up?

Previous *W800 *M800 *W Mile *M Mile

Financial/Legal News

Is Russia Doing Anything To Change? Did Nike Bribe Athletics Kenya Officials?

Nick Willis Opens Up On Porn

Nick Willis After Winning 2013 Fifth Avenue MileNick Willis Talks About Porn Addiction & Being Porn Free For 2.5 Years and How It’s Helped His Marriage Nick’s post on Facebook is getting a lot of press.
*Editorial: “It takes guts to do what he has done – not just in being public about it, but in facing his own fragility.”

In The USA

$200,106 LRC Running Warehouse Trials Prediction Contest Recap

image1LRC Girl Power! A 13-Year-Old Wins LRC Running Warehouse Marathon Trials Prediction Contest There’s a new generation in the running ranks. 13-year-old Kate Kowalik won our contest and her 11-year-old sister finished in the top 10. Take that, LRC Nation.

The End Of The Road For Blade Runner: South African Court Rejects Oscar Pistorius’ Right To Appeal Murder Conviction Pistorius will now face re-sentencing and faces up to 15 years in prison.

Week That Was

World Indoors Is Right Around The Corner

Previous NCAA News

More Olympic Corruption?

Conference Champs Central *Live Results: *Big East *ACC *MPFS *SEC *Big Ten *Big 12 *Ivy/Heps *All NCAA

Latest On The Abeba Aregawi Doping Story

Non-Distance Action

Doping Updates: Aregawi Trying To Get Off On A Technicality

NYC Says Goodbye To The Diamond League

2016 NCAA Entries – We Tell You Who Gets In And Who Doesn’t

The Oregon distance men won the NCAA title by themselves last yearLRC Observations On The Men’s NCAA Indoors Entries: Can Anyone Prevent An Oregon Three-Peat? It’s going to be hard to beat Oregon once again.

LRC Observations On The Women’s NCAA Indoors Entries: Florida Leads The Way; Multi-Event Stars Akela Jones & Kendell Williams Will Battle All Meet Long Only in a sport like track and field, can a team like Florida, which got killed at SECs, be the favorite at NCAAs.

LRC 2016 NCAA Entries – What Did It Take To Get Into NCAAs? How Does It Compare To Past Years? Find out what it will take to get into NCAAs and who is running what here.

*Update To The Women’s Bowerman Watch List Molly Seidel and Raevyn Rogers are the two distance runners to make the list.

US Women’s Distance News