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Sprint / Field News

Olympic News

2018 TCS New York City Marathon Women’s Field Is Out

Flanagan ended the U.S. women's drought in NYC; can she do the same in Boston?Mary Keitany, Vivian Cheruiyot And Molly Huddle Added To 2018 NYC Field Shalane Flanagan faces a daunting task if she is going to repeat as Keitany and Cheruiyot are two of the best in the business.

News From The UK

Falmouth And The Fastest 3k In 7 Years

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Week That Was

Screenshot 2018-08-11 at 3.21.20 PMLRC Week That Was: A 17-Year-Old Is Dominating Europe, Everyone Is Medaling In North America, And What Is The Real American 1,500 Record? A look back at an interesting week in the track and field world.

Sprint Stuff

African News

Lagat To Run 26.2

Bernard Lagat To Make His Marathon Debut At The 2018 NYC Marathon At The Age Of 43¬†There is mention of Meb Keflezighi‘s 2:12:20 US Masters record¬† and Lagat’s 62:00 half marathon PR from Houston 2018 is worth about a 2:12:00 on a flat course, but obviously NYC is slower.¬†*Discuss

*Full men’s elite field¬†2017 Dubai champ¬†Tamirat Tola, 2017 London champ¬†Daniel Wanjiru, & 2018 London runner-up¬†Shura Kitata will take on reigning champ Geoffrey Kamworor. Notable Americans include¬†Abdi Abdirahman,¬†Shadrack Biwott, & Chris Derrick.

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The More You Know

Ultra: Pikes Peak And Leadville

Usain Bolt’s Soccer Journey Continues In The Land Down Under

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Pre-Birmingham News

Murphy at World RelaysLRC¬†Birmingham DL Preview: Emmanuel Korir Battles Clayton Murphy, Laura Muir Goes For UK 1000m Record, & Loaded Sprint Races¬†After a month break, the DL is back and it’s going to be intense as it marks everyone’s last chance to qualify for the DL finales.

LRC Running Warehouse Prediction Contest Winners

IMG_0474LRC¬†Gwen Jorgensen’s High School Teammate, A Coach Of Geniuses, And 20th Placer At Olympic Marathon Trials Win Running Warehouse Summer Prediction Contests¬†Meet the winners of the LetsRun.com Running Warehouse Prediction contests.

Aspiring Agents, This Is For You

Mary Cain after taking third place at the 2015 Boston Mayor's Cross Country meeting (photo by Chris Lotsbom for Race Results Weekly)LRC How Much Do Pro Track & Field Athletes Make? We Polled 5 Agents To Find Out; Make Your Guesses Before We Reveal The Answers Next Week One of the biggest mysteries about the sport of track and field is how much the top pros make. We at LetsRun.com will unveil the secrets next week but want to hear your take first.

Women’s Distance News

Sad Update On Missing Iowa Runner

Assorted Distance News

Birmingham DL *Full Results *TV & Streaming

Results:¬†Miller-Uibo Wins The Stacked 200, Emmanuel Korir Runs 1:42.73, Stewart McSweyn Continues To PR And Wins Mile, Muir Fails To Get British 1k Record¬†The men’s 100 was VERY tight but in the end Christian Coleman was given the 9.94 win over Reece Prescod (same time). Disappointing days for people like Clayton Murphy (DFL but he earned our respect for going for it) and Drew Hunter (3:58).

Today’s Dose Of Random

Full-Time Job, No Shoe Contract? No Problem – Meet Our “Blue Collar Runner Of The Month”

Kevin Morris photoLRC Travel Woes, A Finish Line Fall, & A Full-Time Job: How Charlie Marquardt Went From A Zero-Time DIII Champ To A 3:55 Miler Marquardt, who was a three-time NCAA DIII runner-up at Haverford, has no shoe contract, works a full-time job and just broke 4:00 in the mile for the first time in style Рskipping the 3:59s, 58s, 57s and 56s entirely Рrunning 3:55 at the Sir Walter Miler on August 3.
*MB: Meet Charlie Marquardt Рa guy with a full-time job and no shoe contract who just broke 4 for the 1st time in style @ 3:55
*MB: Dude dives at line to go sub 4 for the first time and comes up …. short

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