Week That Was

Screenshot 2018-08-07 at 16.31.19LRC Stars Impress At African Champs, Olympic Trials Are Back In Eugene, The Start Time For Tokyo Olympic Marathon Needs to be Changed Elijah Manangoi only beats Cheruiyot these days when it really matters. Amos over Korir and Semenya x2. Plus, we think it’s a mistake for the Olympic Trials to be in Eugene every time.

More Euros

2018 European Championships

Sprint Stuff

The Latest From The African Champs – The 800’s Biggest Talents All Raced Friday *Watch Live


Eugene News

Previous African Champs News

What Motivates Someone To Start A Pro Track Meet?

milnerLRC Q&A With Dave Milner, AKA The Guy Who Spent Thousands Out Of His Own Pocket To Put On A Pro Track Meet In South Carolina Would you spend thousands of dollars of your own modest income to put on a pro track meet? This guy would and did. Find out why.

Reebok Is Launching A New US-Based Pro Team

Photo courtesy ReebokLRC Exclusive Reebok Is Launching A New Pro Track Club; Chris Fox Tabbed As Head Coach, Justyn Knight Signed As Star Athlete Though the group will be called the Reebok Boston Track Club, the club’s training base will actually be in Charlottesville, Virginia. This marks a big move for Reebok, which had basically gotten out of running over the last decade.
*MB: Justyn Knight and Chris Fox to Reebok – New Reebok pro track team announced! 

Rojo Speaks Déjà Vu: Reebok Starts A Pro Track Team – Let’s Hope They Stick To It This Time Reebok is starting a pro track team and basing it near Washington, DC? Sound familiar? They did this 25 years ago as well.

2018 London DL *Full Results *TV & Streaming

London Day 1

chelimo-win-london-2018LRC  American Paul Chelimo Earns The Biggest Win Of His Career – London Diamond League Day 1 Full Recap And Video Highlights  There were also wins for Ronnie Baker (9.90) and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (10.98) in the 100s and a big 5.92-meter clearance for Sam Kendricks to win the pole vault and a 44.07 Qatari national record in the 400 for Abdalelah Haroun.

2018 Berlin European Champs *Watch LIVE *Live Results/Start Lists *Schedule

Screenshot 2018-08-07 at 17.12.08Dina Asher-Smith (10.85) And Zharnel Hughes (9.95) Win 100m Gold Hughes broke the meet record while Asher-Smith, who trounced Dafne Schippers, broke her own British record. Video of run here.

RRW Morhad Amdouni Wins First French European 10,000m Gold Ever


2018 European Champs

Doping News: Another Big Name Kenyan Suspended

2018 European Championships

Random Running News


Week That Was

Brown drifting into lane 1LRC Shelby Houlihan Loves Her Cat, Ce’Aira Brown Keeps PRing, Doping OK In Pro Sports But Not In the Olympics? Plus more national 800 records and some slow distance times at the Irish Champs.

More Recent Results

2023 Worlds Looks Like They Are Headed To Budapest

LRC IAAF Unfreezes Transfer Of Allegiance Process, Wants To Fix Problem Of Identical Kits, Russia Still Banned, & Budapest 2023? We’ve got great news coming out of the IAAF Council meeting in Argentina. The IAAF agrees with us – runners should not wear identical uniforms in DL meets and Haron Lagat – a US citizen who has lived here for 16 years – should be allowed to represent Team USA soon. Plus it looks like the 2023 Worlds are going to Budapest.

2018 London DL *Full Results *TV & Streaming

Screenshot (2132)LRC Emmanuel Korir Blasts 1:42.05!, Murphy 1:43, Centrowitz, Ce’Aira Brown Get Wins, Akeem Bloomfield Joins Sub-44/Sub-20 Club  London saved the best for last of the 4 days of international track and field at the Olympic Stadium in London.

2018 Monaco DL Was Friday *Full Results *TV & Streaming

Screenshot 2018-07-20 at 19.37.05LRC What A Meet: Full Monaco Recap: Steeple World Record, Sub-8 For El Bakkali, Miller-Uibo Sub-49 400, Amos Is Back This meet had it all and we recap it all.

LRC 10 Crazy Stats From Absolutely Bonkers Monaco Diamond League Meet A 17-year-old Norwegian is now 3-0 vs. Matthew Centrowitz, and much more.

LRC Final Beatrice Chepkoech DESTROYS The Steeplechase World Record, Courtney Frerichs Sets American Record In Monaco Women’s Steeplechase chepkoech-wrIn one of the greatest runs in women’s distance running history, Kenya’s Beatrice Chepkoech absolutely destroyed the WR by running 8:44.32. She wasn’t the only one to run fast as the race featured a record 7 women under 9:10 and three national records.

Kenya Cleans Up On Final Days Of African Champs

2020 Olympic News

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Banned Athlete News

The 2020 Olympics Start In 2 Years – We Tell You Who Will Be There For Team USA

Simpson-pumped-2016LRC Cancel The Trials: Here Are The U.S. Women’s Distance Runners Who Will Be Going To The 2020 Olympics Who will join Shelby Houlihan and Jenny Simpson on the 1,500 team? Can Shannon Rowbury return from pregnancy to make a 4th Olympic team at age 35? And who the heck is making this marathon team?

jager-celebratreLRC Two Years To Tokyo: We Tell You Which U.S. Men’s Distance Runners Will Be On The 2020 Olympic Team The track and field action at 2020 Tokyo starts in exactly two years – July 31, 2020. We’ve gotten out our crystal ball and we tell you who will be on the US Olympic team.
*MB: The 2020 Olympics start 2 years today – Who will make the US team 800 through 10,000? These are our picks


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Time To Throw Away The Stopwatch And Pick Up Your Phone?

stopwatch-tracksterLRC Willamette Valley Meets Silicon Valley: Three Running “Startups” Are Trying To Revolutionize The Stopwatch Coaches for years have struggled to time multiple athletes and workouts groups at once. Three different apps have recently come out that hope to solve the problem.
*MB: Want to time multiple athletes and workouts at once? Three running “startups” are trying to revolutionize the stopwatch