Foot Locker High School XC Champs Are Saturday

Lane all alone at the Foot Locker RegionalLRC Girls’ Preview: Claudia Lane Looks To Close Out Dream Season With Repeat Title, Can She Challenge Venerable Course Record? Lane has won every race she’s run this year except one by over a minute. Incredible.

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LRC Boys’ Preview: A Wide Open Race With Illinois’ Danny Kilrea A Slight Favorite As Trio Of Notre Dame Recruits Lead The Way This one is for the taking without a clear favorite like on the girls’ side.

European Athletes Getting Some Recognition

USATF Marathon Championships *Results

Sara Hall of Redding, Calif., wins the 2017 USA Marathon Championships women's title at the California International Marathon in Sacramento, Calif., in 2:28:10 (photo by David Monti for Race Results Weekly)RRW Sara Hall And Tim Ritchie Win 2017 USA Marathon Titles At Cal Int’l Marathon Hall won in 2:28:10 just 5 weeks after running 2:27:21 in Berlin while Ritchie ran a new PR of 2:11:55.
*CIM Going The Extra Mile To Stop Race Cheats In addition to analyzing results, CIM hired Marathon Investigation’s Derek Murphy to help catch cheats and even catch people pre-race who tried to hire a “bib mule.”

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LRCParker Stinson Went For It, Tim Ritchie Got It Done, Sara Hall Doubled Down, A 50-Year-Old Made The Trials And A Jerry Lawson History Lesson

Sara Hall completed a nice double, Tim Ritchie kept the Saucony team rolling, Parker Stinson went for it, a 50-year-old made the Trials, and a history lesson on Jerry Lawson.

*Recommended Read: USA Marathon Champ Sara Hall Defies Convention Hall has always had great range and now is enjoying the success her non-standard approach is brining. “In my mind, I flash back to times that you are thinking you aren’t even good at this spor. It makes you realize that, wow, when you hear those voices, don’t believe those voices.”

Boston 2018

Defending Champions Geoffrey Kirui And Edna Kiplagat Will Return For The 2018 Boston Marathon Both will be coming off excellent 2017’s where Kirui won World gold and Kiplagat the silver. *Video Release

*April Fools Comes Early: Boston Marathon Announces New Vaporfly-Adjusted Qualifying Times Men in the 18-34 age group will need to run a 2:57:30 instead of 3:05:00. *Discuss

It Took An Extra Two Years, But The IOC Finally Gets It Right

Russia Banned From 2018 Winter Olympics; Former Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko Gets Lifetime Olympic Ban Some Russians will still still be able to compete as individuals under the Olympic flag.

Usain Bolt Statue Unveiled In Kingston, Jamaica The eight-foot bronze statue shows Bolt in his trademark “to the world” stance.

Indoor Season Is Upon Us

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Kipchoge Vs. Farah At London 2018

Eliud Kipchoge Will Return To The London Marathon; Looking To Maintain His Unbeaten Record With A Third Title After winning in 2015 and 2016, Kipchoge skipped a year to chase the sub-2 hour marathon, but now he’s back and says, “I know that I have the world record in me so we will have to wait and see what happens.”
*Kipchoge Happy To Be Racing Mo Farah In London Kipchoge: “It’s great he will be racing because I’m sure that will make the atmosphere more special.”
*MB: Eliud Kipchoge is taking Mo Farah very seriously

NCAA XC Photo Galleries (800+ Photos Each Race) *Men *Women

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2017 Fukuoka Marathon Was Incredible *Fukuoka Results

Screenshot 2017-12-03 at 00.40.37Wow! LRC Norway’s Sondre Moen Makes History, Smashes European Record To Win Fukuoka In 2:05:48 Moen, who ran 59:48 during his buildup, became the first non-African born male to break 2:06 on a record-eligible course as he stunned the world and Bedan Karoki. 2012 Olympic champ Stephen Kiprotich grabbed second in 2:07:10 just ahead of the Suguro Osako, who set a new Nike Oregon Project record of 2:07:19.

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