The Wait Is Over

Screenshot 2017-07-31 at 23.20.24LRC $200,017 LRC Running Warehouse Worlds Prediction Contest Is Here! The World Champs start Friday. It’s time to get down to business and enter our prediction contest. Easy to do even if you know very little about Worlds.

2017 IAAF London Worlds Start This Friday *Schedule By Day *Schedule By Event *TV & Streaming *LRC Previews: *M800 *W800 *M1,500 *W1,500 *MSteeple *WSteeple *M10k *W10k *WMar *MMar

Laur Muir gave a thumbs up after beating Price earlier this yearLRC Women’s 1,500 Preview: Dibaba Vs. Hassan Vs. Kipyegon Will Be Epic; Can Jenny Simpson, Caster Semenya Or Home Favorite Laura Muir Medal? Of all the distance races at Worlds, this one is the most intriguing. Let’s dive into it. What an incredible field with the Olympic champ Faith KipyegonGenzebe DibabaSifan HassanCaster Semenya, Laura Muir and Jenny Simpson.

MAtt Centrowitz Wins GoldLRC Men’s 1,500 Preview: With Olympic Champs Asbel Kiprop & Matthew Centrowitz Struggling, Who Will Step Up? The last individual final of the 2017 IAAF Worlds is likely to be worth the wait. The Olympic champ Matthew Centrowitz hasn’t looked great this year, nor has the reigning 3-time World champ Asbel Kiprop. If they don’t win, who will?

Earlier Previews

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Full Coverage In Our 2017 London Special Section

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Rudisha Out Of Worlds

David-Rudisha-celebrating-his-London-victory-and-WR-e1408742042788LRC David Rudisha Pulls Out Of Worlds With Injury The greatest race at the 2012 London Olympics was the men’s 800 final, won in a world record by David Rudisha. The fans won’t get a repeat this year as Rudisha is out with injury. Michael Saruni of UTEP was not entered as an alternate so no word officially if he can’t run yet.
*Rudisha: “I have accepted my fate with a very heavy heart.” Rudisha says he damaged his quad while “trying to engage in more speed.”
*Discuss: Rudisha announces a no show at London 2017 – quad injury.

Russian Drug Ban Will Continue

IAAF Not Ready To Lift Russian Suspension After Latest Task Force Update Task force head Rune Andersen says that Russia has still not “establish a strong anti-doping culture … or created an open environment that encourages whistleblowing.”
*Athletics Weekly Article Andersen: “RUSADA has started some testing but not comprehensive testing. There is a long way to go before they conduct the testing which we consider to be meaningful.”

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Week That Was

Screenshot (1482)LRC Monaco Madness Makes Jager The Worlds Favorite?, Eilish McColgan Is Faster Than Her Mom, Sammy Watson, Shalane Flanagan, Morgan McDonald Keep Rolling Jager, Ajee Wilson, and Emmanuel Korir turned heads in Monaco, but quietly Sammy Watson, Shalane Flanagan and Morgan McDonald kept on impressing.