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Joshua-cheptegei-finish-2-wr-15k-320x400LRC  Another Look At NCAA XC, Joshua Cheptegei Sets World Record On A Course Named “Seven Hills,” 2 Great Finishes In China This week had it all across the globe. The NCAA XC champs lived up to the hype in the snow in Madison, Joshua Cheptegei delivered in the Netherlands, and there were 2 great finishes in China.

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Manchester Road Race *Top Results

Chespol_Winning_Manchester_2018_Cropped_Jane_Monti (1)RRW The King Is Back! Edward Cheserek Destroys Paul Chelimo, Breaks Manchester Course Record On the women’s side, Celliphine Chespol won over Buze Diriba and Emily Sisson. *Hartford Courant Article

Silicon Valley Turkey Trot: MB: Emily Lipari (16:00) And Sam Parsons (13:47) Win Silicon Valley Turkey Trok 5k As she comes back from childbirth, Shannon Rowbury ran 16:44 145 days after giving birth, reminding us how amazing Gwen Jorgensen‘s 15:15 was (178 days after giving birth).

Interesting Read RW: How The Turkey Trot Became The Most Popular Race In America It all started with an 8k in Buffalo in 1896 that had 6 entrants and 4 finishers.

MB: New Provisional IAAF World Rankings Are Up These are provisional rankings with the official ones coming in January. In the future they will be used to qualify athletes for Worlds, but won’t be used in 2019.

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