LetsRun.com Goes To Kenya – 2016

LRC ExclusiveWhy Bedan Karoki Is The Favorite At The World Half Champs, Expect Big Years From Asbel Kiprop And Ronald Kwemoi & More News From Our Man On The Ground In Kenya

Our correspondent is on the ground in Kenya for the next six months and he's got the latest scoop on Asbel Kiprop, Ronald Kwemoi and Bedan Karoki as he's been watching races with Renato Canova.

Post-World Indoors News *Results *Video Interviews

Worlds Sunday Non-Distance *Post-Race Interviews

Cunningham celebratesLRC Vashti Cunningham – Randall’s Daughter – Wins World High Jump Title And Announces That She’s Going Pro Cunningham won while not even jumping as high as she did last week at USAs as she was clean on her first four attempts.
*AP Profile Of Randall And Vashti Cunningham Before The HJ Final

"IAAF World Indoor Championships - Day 4"LRC The Rest Of The Meet: Marquis Dendy And Omar McLeod Win Their First World Titles And The US Dominates Both 4 X 400s To Finish With Half The Gold Medals At Worlds The US picked up 5 more golds to finish with half of the 26 golds awarded at Worlds.

Worlds Saturday Non-D

Ashton Eaton Wins 2016 World IndoorsLRC Michelle Carter Comes Up Totally Clutch, Ashton Eaton Crushes Field Again, Dafne Schippers Is Beaten, And Much More Michelle Carter threw an American record in her final throw to get gold in the shot, Ashton Eaton won the heptathlon with ease as Curtis Beach just missed a medal, Barbara Pierre won the 60m, and much more.

Friday At World Indoors

"IAAF World Indoor Championships - Day 2"LRC Friday At World Indoors: Trayvon Bromell, Brianne Theisen-Eaton And Brittney Reese Come Up Totally Clutch For Gold, Asafa Powell Does Not, As Nia Ali Repeats In 60H The first night of track action was full of drama as Trayvon Bromell showed he’s clutch and Asafa Powell showed he’s not. On the women’s side of the ledger, Brianne Theisen-Eaton and Brittney Reese came up huge as well for gold. Plus Tom Walsh gave New Zealand its 1st-ever gold!

Screenshot (131)LRC  Men’s 1,500 Prelims: Matt Centrowitz Dazzles As All The Favorites Make Final And Robby Andrews Qualifies Easily Centro had a big kick in the first heat to get the win in a super-tactical 3:47 while the second heat got off easy as they all basically jogged a 4-minute mile to qualify.

MB: Official World Indoor Live Discussion Thread – Day 2

Brenda Martinez at World IndoorsLRC Friday Early Distance Prelims Recap: Caleb Ndiku Falls And Advances To Final, As American Brenda Martinez, Berian, Sowinski, Ryan Hill And Paul Chelimo Make Finals We break down the first track action from World Indoors.

LRC Caleb Ndiku Has A Message For Mo Farah: “All I know is I’m still the guy to watch.”

"IAAF World Indoor Championships - Day 1"LRC World Record Holders Lavillenie And Suhr Kick Off World Indoors In Impressive Fashion It only took Lavillenie two jumps to wrap up pole vault gold, but that didn’t stop him from entertaining the Portland crowd with three attempts at the the world record. It was an all-American battle for gold on the women’s side as Suhr and Sandi Morris went 1-2 with Suhr setting a Championship record.

Men’s Previews:

Hill_Ryan_WIC_2016_Pre_Meet_Presser_LotsbomLRC M 3,000 Preview LRC M 1,500 Preview LRC M 800 Preview

Catching Up With Ben True

LRCAfter Stellar 2015, Ben True Turns His Sights To Bigger Things In 2016

After a fantastic 2015, Ben True is very bullish on 2016 even if he is a little banged up right now. Update: True has withdrawn from this weekend's United Airlines NYC Half but you can still learn about how his off-season is going.

Latest Doping Updates

While You Were Sleeping

LRC Molly Huddle Wins 2016 NYC Half In Controversial Fashion (67:41 CR), Stephen Sambu Rolls In 61:16 The women’s race was super-tight and people are wondering if Huddle should have been given the DQ. Decide for yourself.
*MB: Molly Huddle Interference? Should Huddle have been DQd for flailing her arms out at United Airlines NYC Half? 

LRC EPO Cheat Wilson Loyanane Erupe Wins $180,000 At Seoul Marathon As Patrick Makau Drops Out And European Record Barely Survives Kenya’s Rose Chelimo won the women’s race in a new personal best of 2:24:14.

NCAA Photo Galleries (1,659 Photos!) *Day 1 Gallery *Day 2 Gallery

2016 World Indoors *Results *TV/Streaming Info *Entries *Video Interviews *Contest *IAAF Event-By-Event Recaps

MB: Official Day 4 World Indoor Championships Discussion Thread

"IAAF World Indoor Championships - Day 4"LRC Centrowitz Caps Perfect Season With Gold In Men’s 1,500 (updated) Centro was magnificent, Nick Willis‘ run for glory ended up with bronze, as Robby Andrews was 4th and the Africans were left off the medal stand.
*Salazar Says Centrowitz Executed Race Plan Perfectly

Hills nabs silver with a lean

LRC USA’s Ryan Hill Gets Silver As Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha Wins And Arrives As Mo Farah’s Potential #1 Rival (updated) Hill was 4th coming off the final turn but he ended up getting the silver!
*Oregonian On Hill’s Silver

LRC Burundi’s Francine Niyonsaba Sprints To Gold In Women’s 800 As Ajee Wilson Has To Settle For Silver Wilson had the lead early, but she wasn’t ready for an aggressive move by Niyonsaba, who claimed her first global medal. Kenya’s Margaret Wambui was third and the U.S.’s Laura Roesler fourth.

Dibaba Wins World Indoors 2016LRC Women’s 3k Goes According To Form: Genzebe Dibaba Dominates, Defar Gets Silver, Shannon Rowbury Bronze At 2016 World Indoors Dibaba is so good she said this about a field that included Meseret Defar, “It was easy for me because the field was not that strong.”

Saturday World Indoors

© Getty Images for IAAFLRC Boris Berian’s Gutsy Run Gets 800m Gold At World Indoors 2016; Bronze For Erik Sowinski Berian was fortunate to make the final as he ran tactically. Tonight, he went for it – big time. And got gold!!
*MB: Boris MF Berian is the World Champ!! Wire to Wire!!! 

Sifan HassanLRC W1,500 Sifan Hassan Holds Off Dawit Seyaum To Earn First Global Gold In 4:04.96 And Lead Ethiopian-Born 1-2-3-4 Sweep With Genzebe Dibaba in the 3,000, Hassan had the opportunity to shine and delivered a stellar last lap to hold off the 19-year-old Seyaum for gold. American Brenda Martinez was the top non-Ethiopian-born finisher in 5th.