2018 Dubai Marathon – The Richest Prize In Our Sport Gets Awarded Tonight (9pm ET) *Live Stream *Dubai Historical Stats *Results/ Tracking/ Live Leaderboard

Live Now: Official 2018 Dubai Marathon Discussion Thread – Who you got? 

Dibaba_Mare-Boston14LRC 2018 Dubai Marathon Women’s Preview: Former Champs Worknesh Degefa & Aselefech Mergia Battle World Champs Medalists Mare Dibaba & Senbere Teferi (Debut) The women’s race in Dubai this year race boasts two sub-2:20 women and a total of six who have run under 2:23 as well as super-talented debutantes Gelete Burka (10k silver at 2015 Worlds) and 22-year-old Senbere Teferi (5k silver at 2015 Worlds, 14:29 PR).

Dubai 20/01/2017 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2017 - Maratona di Dubai2017,Nella foto: - Foto Giancarlo Colombo/A.G.Giancarlo ColomboLRC 2018 Dubai Marathon Men’s Preview: Tamirat Tola Aims To Become First Man To Repeat Since Haile G In 2010 The Olympic bronze medalist at 10,000 is back to defend his crown but he’ll face five other sub-2:07 guys in the field plus four really interesting debutants: Yenew Alamirew (12:48/27:19 track PRs),  Birhanu Legese (59:20 to win New Delhi Half Marathon in November), Leul Gebresilase (59:18 HM), and Fikadu Haftu (59:22).

Mary Keitany Is Going Big In London

Mary Keitany Will Use Male Pacers To Try To Break Paula Radcliffe’s 2:15:25 World Record At The 2018 London Marathon When Keitany ran the 2:17:01 women’s only WR last year, she was on pace to break 2:15:25 at halfway, but had to run the second half of the race solo when her pacer fell back.
*MB: Mary Keitany to use MALE pacemakers at London Marathon! Down goes WR?!

Daniel Wanjiru To Defend His London Marathon Title Also announced was World champion Rose Chelimo.

The 2018 Winter Olympics Start February 9th


Fast High School Action – Tuohy Runs 15:37!

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Get Excited – Indoor Track Is Back In A BIG Way *All Collegiate Results

Ben and the LRC singlet at USAs last yearLRC Weekend Preview: Clayton Murphy Vs. Robby Andrews; Ajee Wilson Vs. Charlene Lipsey; An AR Attempt In The 3K; & The Return Of The LetsRun.com Singlet Oh, baby. We hope you are ready. Indoor track is BACK in a BIG WAY with action all over the US. In Boston, American Shadrack Kipchirchir wants to run the low 7:30s in the same race where the LRC singlet will be looking for a big PR. In NY, Ajee Wilson and Charlene Lipsey go for the AR and Robby Andrews and Clayton Murphy clash over 800.  In Seattle, these big names will be racing – Galen Rupp, Yomif Kejelcha, Shalane Flanagan, and Sifan Hassan. Plus marathoners Scott Smith & Aaron Braun chase sub-4:00.

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High School Coaching Legends

The coaches: Dan Iverson, Jonathan Dalby, Doug Soles, John O'Malley, Joan Hunter (l-r)LRC 10 Things I Learned From The Best High School Cross-Country And Track Coaches In America LetsRun.com’s Wejo flew to Boulder to hear from the high school top XC coaches in America Joan Hunter (#1 team), Dan Iverson (#2 team), Jonathan Dalby (#3 team) and John O’Malley (Foot Locker champ). What did he learn? A lot.
Discussion: “I attended a clinic with the top high school cross coaches in the country: ask me anything.”

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It Was A Record-Setting Friday In Terms Of US Action *All US Indoor Track Results

Don't believe the headlinesLRC Spoiler Alert: Christian Coleman’s 6.37 60m Mark Most Definitely Won’t Count As A World Record The IAAF rules are VERY clear – start reaction times must be recorded for a world record in any event 400m or less.

coleman-wrUsain Who? MB: CHRISTIAN MF COLEMAN – COLEMAN OPENS 2018 WITH 6.37 WR!!! Coleman, who beat Bolt in London, opens 2018 with a stunner.
*Christian Coleman’s Coach Tim Hall: “I’m in disbelief. This was his season opener. It was totally unexpected.”
*Christian Coleman Had To Drive Two Hours Away To Meet Drug Testers So He Could Give A Urine Sample At A Rest Stop Even still, Coleman’s run might not be ratified as the WR as the IAAF requires electronic startling blocks which weren’t used.

MB: UTEP’S Michael Saruni Runs 1:14.79 600m WR Technically the 600m distance is a world’s best.

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The World’s Biggest XC Fan

fanLRC Meet Mr. Cross-Country, The Sport’s Biggest Fan Cross-country’s biggest fan, Michael Mahon, resides in Massachusetts, where for the past 33 years he has traveled to over 1,747 career meets, bag of cans in tow. And he doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon.
*Michael Mahon – Mr. Cross-Country – Share Your Favorite Story Here