Week That Was

Screenshot 2018-10-09 at 23.23.47LRC Marathon Racing Tips Via Mo Farah, Sara Hall Is Back Beating Molly Huddle, Katelyn Tuohy Amazes Again Tuohy crushed another famous course record by over a minute. Plus meet Craig Engels‘ look-alike.

51gpentH-FL._SX320_BO1,204,203,200_Book Review: LRC Varsity Seven Shares Some Cool Gerry Lindgren Stories, But Is Far Too Long For Even The Die-Hard Running Fan If you want to learn about Gerry Lindgren and Spokane, WA – the Rift Valley of American Distance Running – then this book is for you.

Meb And Mo Un-Retiring?

Chicago Women

brigid-kosgei-winsRRW/LRC Brigid Kosgei Wins 2018 Chicago Marathon In 2:18:35, Becomes 9th Woman To Break 2:19:00 As No Americans Break 2:30 Sarah Crouch took top American honors in 6th in 2:32:37 as Gwen Jorgensen (2:36:23) and Laura Thweatt (DNF) struggled.

LRC Gwen Jorgensen Second Guessing Her Decision To Quit The Triathlon After Chicago Marathon Jorgensen did have a fever this week.

XC News: The Katelyn Tuohy Show Roars On

Speaking Of Marathons: Non-Chicago News

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ruppsilverLRC As They Prepare To Face Off At The Chicago Marathon, A Look At The History Of Former Training Partners Mo Farah & Galen Rupp Six years ago, they were training partners, the best of buds and on top of the world after going 1-2 in the 10k at the Olympics. Now they are rivals, and this Sunday in Chicago, Mo Farah and Galen Rupp will square off for the first time at the 26.2-mile distance.

LRC 5 Questions With Olympic Champ Gwen Jorgensen Before The Chicago Marathon Gwen Jorgensen is still focused on Olympic gold in 2020.

Women’s Distance News

Will Bolt’s Soccer Dream Become Reality?

The 2018 TCS New York City Marathon Is Less Than 4 Weeks Away

Flanagan ended the U.S. women's drought in NYC; can she do the same in Boston?LRC 26 Days Until The 2018 NYC Marathon: Shalane Flanagan Says She “Couldn’t Ask For Better” Fitness & Offers Advice To Gwen Jorgensen, Des Linden Talks Coaching Change As for Jorgensen, Flanagan says, “… we just have to be realistic with the time frame we’re under and what she’s capable of.”

Who Doesn’t Want Their Own Statue?

Sprint Stuff

Non-Chicago Road Results

Chicago Previews

Rupp_Galen_Winning_Chicago_2017_Jane_Monti_With_CreditFull Men’s Preview LRC Rupp Vs. Farah, But Is Geoffrey Kirui Better Than Both Of Them? Plus Augustine Choge’s Incredible Range & The Search For The Next American Sub-2:10 Chicago has it all this year.  A defending champ from the US for the 1st time in 15 years, American, British and Japanese record attempts, and much more. We are so excited about this one we’ve written nearly 4,000 words about it.

Dereje wins Dubai in 2018 - Photo courtesy of Giancarlo Colombo / Standard Chartered Dubai MarathonFull Women’s Preview: LRC Three Sub-2:20 Women Do Battle + How Will Gwen Jorgensen Fare In Her First Serious Marathon? Jordan Hasay and Amy Cragg will be missed but three sub-2:20 women including the 2018 Dubai and Tokyo champs are racing as are Laura Thweatt and Gwen Jorgensen.

Oregon Distance News

News From Oregon

Women’s Distance News

Non-Chicago Road News

NCAA XC Action *Top 10 NCAA XC Countdown *Live Wisco Results *Roy Griak Results *Paul Short Results *All NCAA XC Results

LRC 2018 Wisconsin Invite: NAU Men Send Message, Colorado Women Surprise, Wisconsin’s Morgan McDonald & Alicia Monson Sweep Individual Titles The men’s race went according to form as the NAU men DOMINATED and Morgan McDonald was fantastic while the women’s race was full of surprises both in the team and individual race. All together, there were 34 ranked teams at this meet.

USTFCCCA Weekend Recap: Roy Griak, Paul Short, Louisville And Stanford At Griak, the Duke men beat out Minnesota by 3 points as Harvard’s Kieran Tuntivate won individually. Minnesota dominated the women’s race, led by a 1-2 from twin sisters Bethany and Megan Hasz.

Alabamas Big Three: Kiprop, Kigen, and ChelangaTeam LRC Alabama’s Gamble: Can The Crimson Tide Win The NCAA Cross-Country Title With Five Kenyans – And Not Much Else? If Alabama wins it all this year in XC, they will be the first balanced program to win an NCAA men’s XC title in 10 years. Last year, the Crimson Tide quietly won the John McDonnell Program of the Year award, which goes to the school with the best combined finish across cross-country, indoor, and outdoor track & field.
*MB: Bama Track/XC coach: “It’s hard to get American kids on the phone and be a good dad”

17-11-18 NCAA Cross Country 3456Individual LRC All Grown Up: “This Is A Different Grant Fisher Than We’ve Ever Seen Before” Grant Fisher is entering his senior cross-country season and Stanford coach Chris Miltenberg is worried … for the competition. “I’m maybe worried for everybody else out there because this is a different Grant Fisher than we’ve ever seen before.”

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