2018 World Indoors *Schedule / Entries / Results *TV/Streaming Information *All LRC Coverage *$200,018 Prediction Contest *Previews: *M800 *W800 *M1,500 *M3k *W3k

dibaba-2018-3k LRC Final Genzebe Dibaba Wins Thrilling 3k, Hassan 2nd And Muir 3rd Genzebe Dibaba’s mastery of the indoor oval continues. Dibaba was able to just hold on and secure a much-deserved gold after she made a big mid-race move. The question we have now is, “Should Hassan be DQed for cutting off Muir near the line?”
 Official 2018 IAAF World Indoor Day 1 Live Discussion Thread

LRC Should Sifan Hassan Have Been DQed For Veering Out And Obstructing Laura Muir? In our minds, the IAAF rule book needs to be reworded as a DQ is very harsh. We’d prefer to have seen Hassan moved back to third for fouling Muir.
*MB: Should Sifan Hassan be DQd?

lasitskene-cunningham-wi2018-2LRC Danil Lysenko & Maria Lasitskene Claim High Jump Titles On Opening Night At World Indoors Lysenko’s win streak continued while Mutaz Essa Barshim, who hadn’t lost at all in 2018, was upset.

Full Coverage: 2018 Worlds Special Section

The Media’s Take On The Vin Lananna/USATF Controversy

Outside Worlds Coverage


More From The Weekend

Glasgow Grand Prix *Results


Prediction Contest Still Open

Deadline Extended LRC Running Warehouse $200,018 World Indoor Prediction Contest Get your picks in now. We’ll give you the consensus picks for the 3k and HJ if you enter tonight before Friday’s action.
*Early Picks Percentages Of The LRC Nation You can be strategic and find out who the LRC nation is picking and then pick upsets in strategic places to maximize you chances of winning.

Our Weekly Recap – Did You Know There Was A $266,650 1st Prize Handed Out Last Week?

shitaraWTW Some Dude You’ve Never Heard Of Just Won $266,650 In A Half Marathon In Saudi Arabia, Incredible Japanese Men’s Marathoning, Another WR For Kyle Merber, Freshmen Sydney McLaughlin And Lynna Irby Put On A Show At SECs Our weekly recap spans the spectrum, from the Japanese showing the American men how to run the marathon, to another WR for Kyle Merber, to freshman Sydney McLaughlin running a world-leading 50.52 400m and possibly not having as good a weekend as another freshman – Lynna Irby of Georgia.
Discuss: What collegiate athletes had their dreams become reality this past weekend?

Usain Bolt And Other Sprint Stuff

Looking Ahead

Post-Conference Champs NCAA Updates

2018 Tokyo Marathon

He won $936,000 for running a 2_06_11 marathon. The only remaining question is what is this on his arm_ (1)LRC The Crazy Thing On The Arm Of Million $ Marathoner Yuta Shitara Is Explained Chasing a $1 million bonus, at the final water stop Yuta Shitara took the effort to slide something up his arm with a cartoon face on it and run with it to the finish. You all have figured out what it was – a cartoon picture of Shitara. *Discuss

IMG_0449LRC Dickson Chumba & Birhane Dibaba Win, Amy Cragg Runs US #5 A-T 2:21:42, & Yuta Shitara Runs 2:06:11 To Set Japanese Record And Win $936,000 The Japanese Corporate Track and Field Federation’s “Project Exceed” was offering 100 million yen ($936,000) to any man who could break the 2:06:16 national record. Shitara did it with a legendary run, mowing down the field after he was dropped at 32k.

NCAA: Conference Champs Weekend *Conference Champs Central

America East: MB: Unbelievable!! Albany Loses Conference Championship due to EPIC DQ!!

More Distance News

Vin Lananna Suspended

LRC Trying To Make Sense Of USATF’s Suspension Of Vin Lananna – Was This A Silent Coup? After reading USATF’s explanation for placing Vin Lananna on administrative leave, we were more confused than before we read it. So we try to make sense of it all.

Pre-Worlds News

LRC Pre-2018 Worlds Podcast We get you ready for the start of the action today and share with you inside info as to whom people are picking in our prediction contest.

brazier-birminghamLRC Donavan Brazier – 20-Year-Old US 800 Star – Talks Before His First World Indoor Championships Brazier talks about his goals and what tactics he needs to take down the great Emmanuel Korir.

IMG_3363LRC Boots Are On The Ground & The 4 Things We’re Most Excited About At 2018 World Indoors Our boots are on the ground in the UK and we give you 4 reasons as to why you must watch World Indoors. If you like World Records, incredible field event action and must-see distance battles, then you are going to really enjoy the 2018 Worlds.

Can't believe it? Believe it.LRC 1,500m  M Worlds Preview: With No Centro, Willis And Only 1 Kenyan, This Race Is There For The Taking Might the world be meeting a new 18-year-old star from Ethiopia by the name of Samuel Tefera when it’s all said and done?

Wilson-NiyonsabaFH-Worlds16LRC 800m W Preview: Can USA’s Ajee’ Wilson Get The Elusive Gold Medal? Or Does Niyonsaba Keep Rolling? How does Raevyn Rogers do? Does Niyonsaba stay undefeated lifetime indoors?

Brazier looked great in winning at USAs (Phil Bond photo)LRC 2018 World Indoors M 800 Preview: Brazier! Korir! Kszczot! Oh Baby, This Is Going To Be Good We can’t wait for the men’s 800 as it features two of the sports brightest mid-d talents in Donavan Brazier and Emmanuel Korir.

Chelimo completed a 1500/3k double at USAsLRC 2018 World Indoors M 3K Preview: Paul Chelimo Goes For His First Global Gold Against A Trio Of Ethiopian Studs Chelimo has he hands full as Ethiopia has three entrants and they are all very good. Could 18-year-old Selemon Barega be the successor to Haile G and Kenenisa B?


Assorted Distance News

Previous Worlds News

Distance News

Usain Bolt And Soccer: Publicity Stunt Or For Real?

Usain Bolt Signs With A Soccer Team; Will Announce Club On Tuesday Bolt was supposed to have a tryout with Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund next month, but now says he’ll make an announcement tomorrow at 3AM ET. *Discuss


RIP David Torrence

torrenceLRC David Torrence’s Death Ruled An Accidental Drowning, But For His Family Questions Remain Because Of Death Threats While the medical examiner’s report and the Scottsdale PD ruled Torrence’s death an accidental drowning, David’s mother, Bianca Torrence, is frustrated because she feels investigators didn’t seriously consider another possible cause of death: murder. Bianca said that multiple people told her that David had received death threats in 2016 and said she does not believe that Scottsdale PD has taken the information about the death threats seriously.
*MB: David Torrence’s Death Ruled An Accidental Drowning, But For His Family Questions Remain Because Of Death Threats