Kipchoge Vs Farah At London

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Upcoming Distance Action: Boston International Field Released

LRC Analysis Breaking Down The 2019 Boston Marathon International Field, Plus What Does The Addition Of Sally Kipyego Mean To The US Field? The Boston field is out and we help make sense of it all.
*MB: 2019 Boston Marathon Elite Field Is Released – 5 Sub-2:05 men, 4 Sub-2:20 women will battle + AMERICAN Sally Kipyego.

John Hancock Announces 2019 Boston Marathon International Elite Field – Sally Kipyego Will Make Her Debut For America The race for top American honors (and the battle for the 2020 US Olympic team) just got more interesting with the addition of Sally Kipyego, who will run for the US for the 1st time. In addition to Kipyego, previously announced defending champions Yuki Kawauchi and Des Linden are joined by World champ Geoffrey Kirui, NYC champ Lelisa Desisa, and sub-2:20 women Edna Kiplagat and Aselefech Mergia. Other notables include former Boston champions Lemi Berhanu, 2:04 man Lawrence Cherono, 2015 World champ Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, 2015 World champ Mare Dibaba and 2:19 woman Worknesh Degefa.

Doping Updates

Non-Distance News

Doping Updates

Congratulations Allyson Felix – Wishing Mom And Baby A Speedy Recovery

Recommended Read: After An Emergency C-Section 8 Weeks Before Her Due Date, Allyson Felix Is A Mom A routine checkup appointment turned into an emergency C-section to save both Felix and her daughter Camryn. Her daughter, born 3 pounds, 7 ounces, is still in the NICU, but doing well.
*MB: Allyson Felix is a Mom

Weekend Highlights *Results: *Great Stirling XC *UW Preview

Looking Forward To 2019 Racing

Centrowitz Picks A Coach

LRC Olympic 1,500m Champion Matthew Centrowitz To Be Coached By Jerry Schumacher, Will Train With Bowerman Track Club The rivalry between Alberto Salazar and Jerry Schumacher just got a little more interesting as one of NOP’s most successful athletes – who also happens to be the reigning Olympic champion – has traded in the skull of NOP for the red and black of Bowerman.
*MB: Centro to Bowerman!? 

It’s Official: Matt Centrowitz Announces He’s Joined The Bowerman Track Club Part of Centro’s statement read, “At this time I would like to thank Alberto and the Nike Oregon Project for everything they have done for me over the past six years … I please ask you all to be respectful to me and both groups with my decision at this time.”

Assorted Distance News

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LRC Reebok Ends Its Sponsorship Of ZAP Fitness After 14 Years ZAP and Reebok ended their partnership on good terms and nothing will change for ZAP as they already have secured a new sponsor. Reebok will now focus its resources on its Virginia-based Reebok Boston Track Club.
*MB: Reebok no longer sponsors Zap.

LRC Where Will The 2019 Prefontaine Classic Be Held? Stanford Most Likely Stanford officials are “currently discussing the possibility” of hosting the 2019 Pre Classic and Stanford already appears as the location on an officials’ calendar for the USATF Pacific Association.

Floyd Landis Big Talk Part II

LRC Floyd Landis On Life After Cycling, Runners Vs. Cyclists, CBD Products, Running A Business, And Donald Trump Landis shares some of the secrets he’s learned from his crazy life in part 2 of our recap of our talk with him. From a Mennonite upbringing, to crossing the line at the Tour first, to a doping suspension, denial, depression, and now fatherhood and a successful new business, Floyd has seen a lot.

Miss Part I? Part 1: Is There Any Hope For Anti-Doping? Floyd Talks Doping Then, Now And What Can Be Done Landis is one of the most notorious dopers in American sport, and the man who helped bring out the truth about Lance Armstrong. He’s got a lot of interesting things to say.


2020 Olympic Marathon Trials 418 Days Away

LRC The Olympic Trials Course Is Here And Here’s What You Need To Know About It – With Elevation Chart It’s a loop course and we’ve got an unofficial elevation chart.

*Runner’s World Says That As Hilly As The Olympic Trials Marathon Course Is, It’s Not As Hilly As It Was Originally Designed They also point out how already 140 men and 262 women have qualified for the Trials and there is still a year to go.

Olympic Sex Abuse Scandals

Looking Ahead To Future Championships

Mary Cain Training In Mammoth With Deena Kastor (Discuss Here)

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LRC M Marathon: Eliud Kipchoge (Duh) & Galen Rupp Are World & US #1s The unparalleled Eliud Kipchoge tops the marathon rankings yet again.

LRC David Graham’s 2018 Marathon Rankings And Musings LRC visitor David Graham is back with his annual men’s marathon musings. This year, he comes in at a record 4,823 words.

LRC W Marathon: Vivian Cheruiyot & Des Linden End Year As World & US #1s 2018 was the best year in the history of the women’s marathoning. Coming into the year, only five women in history had ever broken 2:19 but six different women did it 2019.  Plus 11 times a woman broke 2:20 in 2018, the most in history.

Previous LRC’s 2018 Rankings: M3k/5k *W3k/5k *MSteeple *WSteeple *M1,500 *W1,500 *M800 *W800

New LRC Big Chat Podcast Highlights

LRC  The Big Chat With Floyd Landis, Part 1: Is There Any Hope For Anti-Doping? Floyd Talks Doping Then, Now And What Can Be Done We sat down for an hour forty with Floyd Landis, one of the most notorious dopers in American sport, and the man who helped bring out the truth about Lance Armstrong. We’ve got the highlights, plus full audio and a transcript of our chat. Landis thinks it would be pretty easy to dope today and not confident in the anti-doping authorities and says he was busted for a drug he didn’t take at the 2006 Tour de France. If you just want full audio/transcript, click here.