Exclusive LRC Content – The Week That Was & A Lengthy Q&A

brogan-austinLRC WTW: Valencia Keeps Impressing As A Running City, Sacramento Is Olympic Trials Qualifying Central, And Who Is Running Sub-2:08? America isn’t the one running sub-2:08 (or sub-2:12 for that matter), which makes us wonder should the men’s marathon standard be changed to 2:28.

The Hunters with Drew in the middle

LRC Q&A, Part I: Marc & Joan Hunter, Coaches Of Back-To-Back NXN Champions Loudoun Valley, Discuss Their Training Philosophy & How To Build A Champion The masterminds behind the boys back-to-back national champs share some of their secrets to the LetsRun nation.
*MB: How to win NXN two years in a row? Joan and Marc Hunter Q & A

Marathon Sunday: Fukuoka, Valencia

thumbnail only use only for thumbnailFukuoka: Yuma Hattori Runs 2:07:27 To Become First Japanese Winner In 14 Years Yemene Tsegaye was 2nd, Yuki Kawauchi 10th (2:12:03). Japan now has 4 men under 2:07, 16 men under 2:10 and the USA has 1 under 2:12.
*Live Fukuoka Thread

Valencia: Leul Gebresilase 2:04:30, Tsegaye Kebede 4th In 2:05:20, Ashete Dido Wins Women’s In 2:21:14 4th fastest ever for Kebede, who used to be the world #1.

Non-Elite News

US Distance News

Jamaican News

News From The IAAF

LRC  IAAF Announces Tougher 2019 World Championships Entry Standards – Which Ones Were Changed The Most? The women’s 1,500 mark is now a full second tougher at 4:06.50 and the 10k drops all the way down to 31:50 from 32:15. The men’s 10k is now 27:40.


2018 NXN *Results *Full Coverage

2A5F933A-A6CC-4505-B35C-74BCCBB876C9LRC Girls: Katelyn Tuohy Breaks Course Record As Summit HS (Oregon) Stops Fayetteville-Manlius Win Streak Tuohy was impressive and Summit HS became the first West Coast team ever to win NXN.

Liam Anderson Wins NXN 2018LRC Boys: Loudoun Valley Repeats With Lowest Score Ever, Liam Anderson First Under 15:00 It was a record-setting day with a course record (course is only 5 years is old) and LV breaking its score from last year for lowest ever.


Week That Was

Chespol_Winning_Manchester_2018_Cropped_Jane_Monti (1)LRC WTW: A Plan For King Cheserek, Celliphine Chespol Gets Paid, A Race Director Doesn’t Have To Die In Shame We’ve come up with a brilliant plan for Edward Cheserek to end his winter season at the World XC Champs. Plus some free coaching advice and a 55-year-old is tearing it up on the roads.

Euro XC Champs Are December 9th In The Netherlands

Doping / Corruption

Weekend NCAA Coverage

Pro Distance News

Pre-NXN News

Screenshot 2018-11-29 at 12.19.55 PMLRC 2018 NXN Boys’ Preview: Loudoun Valley (Va.) Tries To Become First Boys’ Repeat Champs In What Should Be A Tight Race The individual race is hard to predict as well but the top 10 boys in the country are all doing NXN.

Katelyn Tuohy Runs 4:33.87 High School RecordLRC 2018 NXN Girls’ Preview: Katelyn Tuohy Eyes Repeat & Will Fayetteville-Manlius Be Beaten For The First Time Since 2013? (Hint: Probably) FM has won 11 of the last 12 girls national HS XC titles, but that streak should end on Saturday in Portland.

*DyeStat: NXN Boys Projections: Loudoun Valley Faces Big Challenge From FM And Great Oak
*DyeStat NXN Girls Projections: Naperville North, Summit, Great Oak Pencil Out As Co-Favorites

Young Stars In The News