2017 Great Edinburgh XC *Edinburgh Results *Edinburgh Video *Campaccio Results

screenshot-2017-01-07-at-09-31-23Saturday: LRC Full Recap: Leonard Korir Outkicks Callum Hawkins In Thrilling Duel As Mo Farah Finishes 46 Seconds Back In 7th The men’s race was super-entertaining as Mo Farah got beaten by a Brit for the first time in 7 years. Laura Muir looked dominant in the 4 x 1k relay. Yasemin Can won the women’s race and the US’s Noah Affolder won the junior race.
*Edinburgh XC Video Highlights *IAAF

campaccio-top-3-obiri-tiropCampaccio Was Friday Hellen Obiri And Muktar Edris Win 60th XC Meet Obiri hammed throughout and showed how she took down Almaz Ayana in Rio. Men’s race was more tactical. *Results
*Post-Race Interviews With Campaccio Stars, Including Hellen Obiri Alberto Stretti talks to the leading Kenyan finishers.

World Record News


2016 Was A Record Year For Us In Terms Of Traffic – Thanks For Visiting

An Inside Look At How LRC Operates How a Ragtag Crew Of Almost Journalists Created Running’s Most Controversial Website Author Charles Bethea embedded himself with us during the US Olympic trials and got a behind-the-scenes look at how we operate. His article in Outside magazine includes some really nice quotes from Tim Layden, “… their best quality is that they don’t give a shit about offending people,” and Nick Willis, “It gave me a ton of inspiration. LetsRun is one of the primary reasons high-quality coaching and training have improved in ­America.”
*MB: Long Article on Letsrun… in Outside Magazine

Enjoyed The Article Above? Then Check This Article On LRC’s Founding From Marathon And Beyond In 2009 The LetsRun Phenomenon

The NBIGP Is Fast Approaching

Bronze for Murphy and Talk of World RecordLRC 2017 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Adds Rio Medallists Paul Chelimo, Hagos Gebrhiwet And Clayton Murphy Plus Donavan Brazier, Candace Hill And Noah Lyles January 28th’s meet – the only US Meet on the IAAF World Indoor Tour – is now officially loaded as the meet already previously announced the participation of Matt Centrowitz, Jenny Simpson, Emma Coburn, Brenda Martinez, Jenn Suhr and Ekaterini Stefanídi*MB: Wow! Clayton Murphy’s not scared or resting on his laurels. He’ll face Hagos G and Paul Chelimo in the 3k at NBIGP

SPIKES Lists The 5 Match-Ups They Want To See In 2017 They aren’t going to get Wayde van Niekerk vs. Bolt at 200 as Bolt doesn’t want to tarnish his legacy.

Other News

Lots Of Interesting Reads 

Post Retirement News For The Eatons

Sprints / Hurdles / Jumps / Throws News

Olympic News

Two Interviews We Liked

Two-Time Irish Olympian And 1969 NCAA 880 Champ Frank Murphy Dies Due To Parkinson’s He also anchored two DMR teams to victory, won 8 Penn Relays titles and was on 3 NCAA XC championship teams.

GBR News: Laura Muir Started Off 2017 Just Where She Left 2016 – On Fire

Laura Muir Destroys British Indoor 5k Record That Had Stood Since 1992 With A 14:49.12! It was the first sub-15 in British history as it destroyed Liz McColgan-Nuttall‘s 15:03.71 record. *Race Video

The Eatons Retire

screenshot-32LRC The World’s Greatest Athlete, Ashton Eaton, Retires In His Prime; We Pay Tribute With Our 5 Favorite Ashton Eaton Memories The greatest decathlete ever and his wife are both calling it a career at age 28. We pay tribute by sharing our five favorite Ashton Eaton memories.
*Oregonian *CBC *BBC
*MB: Ashton Eaton retires
*MB: World’s greatest athlete retires and 3 hours later there is nothing on front page of ESPN and SI.com

NBC Henry Marra – Coach Of The Eatons – Is Thrilled, Calls It A “Fantastic Decision”

Sprint / Jump News

Non-LRC Year-End Rankings And Looks Back