The 2017 NYC Half Is Sunday *Watch Live On WATCHESPN Starting At 7 AM ET

Emily Sisson in advance of the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half (photo by Chris Lotsbom for Race Results Weekly)RRW Emily Sisson Is Pumped For Her Half-Marathon Debut at Sunday’s United Airlines NYC Half Marathon  In training, she’s been step for step with Molly Huddle.

Callum Hawkins in advance of the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half (photo by Chris Lotsbom for Race Results Weekly)RRW Callum Hawkins – Former Butler Bulldog – Hopes To Battle For Win At United NYC Half Marathon He’s already run 60:00 this year – what can he do on Sunday in NY?

LRC Women’s Preview: Molly Huddle Goes For The Three-Peat (And The American Record?) Against Amy Cragg & Desi Linden Can Huddle get the AR? Will Emily Sisson arrive as the next US distance star? We’ll find out on Sunday.

LRC Men’s Preview: Feyisa Lilesa Faces Callum Hawkins, Meb, Abdi, Chris Derrick And Diego Estrada Can Callum Hawkins keep his hot streak going or will the Flagstaff-based Olympic silver medalist Feyisa Lelisa get the win? Who will be the top American? And what does Chris Derrick think of Nike’s new Zoom Vaporfly shoes – should they be banned?

The Best Half Marathon On Sunday May Very Well Be In Lisbon Olympic 5,000 Champ Vivian Cheruiyot To Clash With Worlds Marathon Champ Mare Dibaba At Sunday’s EDP Lisbon Half Marathon Two-time World Half medalist Mary Wacera is in the field but Jemima Sumgong had to withdraw with a minor injury. James Mwangi, who ran 59:07 and 59:12 last year, headlines the men’s field. *Lisbon Live Stream *Elite Fields

Also Sunday Three-Time Winner And EPO Cheat Wilson Loyanae Erupe Is One Of 3 Sub-2:06 Kenyans At Sunday’s Seoul Marathon

Post NCAA Sprint Analysis

Devon and Kendell Williams via @UGATrackLRC Post NCAA Sprint News: Edward Cheserek May Never Win The Bowerman Thanks To Christian Coleman, The Oregon Women Are Amazing, And Brother/Sister History In The Multis The future of US sprinting is all of a sudden very young.

Sprint Stuff

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 World’s Hardest Foot Race To Win – 2017 World XC – Is In 8 Days

More News From Kenya IOC Drops Funding Of Kenya’s National Olympic Committee Until They Adopt A New Constitution And New Officers

Jamaican News

Upcoming Meets In Jamaica

Doping News With A Slightly Positive Angle To Them

Will Sub-2 Go Down This Spring? We Say No!

Not Your Everyday Running News

Crouser Family Throwing News

US Distance Interviews


LRCThe Awards: Who Were The Biggest Winners Of The Winter Season? + How Important Is It To Be A NCAA Star If You Want To Be An Olympian?

This week we take a look back at the whole 2016-2017 winter campaign and hand out awards. In the end, we bow down and praise Woody Kincaid, Brie Oakley, Mondo Duplantis, Laura Muir, Derek Thompson, Charlene Lipsey and Sam Chelanga. Then we analyze how important it is to be a total stud in college if you want to make the US Olympic team. All of that and much more.

GB News

A Result We Missed: Christo Landry Ran 63:06 To Defeat Scott Smith And Meb Keflezighi At The Gasparilla Half In Tampa, FL Stephanie Bruce ran 72:52 to win the women’s race over former US marathon champ Esther Atkins.

Upcoming Road Action: NYC Half Is Sunday

We’ve Lost One Of Our Own

LRCRest in Peace Our Friend - Running Legend Ed Whitlock Dead at the Age of 86

The sport lost one of its great ambassadors.

Centro Sr.’s Book Gets Some Publicity

Matt Centro’s Sr Gets Q&A In Washington Post About His Biography And His Son’s Olympic 1,500m Gold

centrowitz-book-father-sonLRC Exclusive Exclusive: Read Chapter Two Of Matt Centrowitz’s New Book “Like Father, Like Son” doesn’t beat around the bush. Neither does Matt Centrowitz. He’s so confident you’ll like his book, he’s letting you read a whole chapter for free. Purchase the book now and come back at the end of February and participate in the first ever Virtual Book Club.

LRC Review Legendary Athlete, Father And Coach Matt Centrowitz Just Published An Autobiography – We Suggest You Read It