2018 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix *NBIGP Compiled Results *NBIGP Post-Race Interviews

LRC Analysis 8 Takeaways From The 2019 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix We recap the highlights and lowlights from Boston where Donavan Brazier sat and kicked on Clayton MurphyYomif Kejelcha looked amazing while Sydney McLaughlin didn’t and Jenny Simpson “borderline” embarrassed herself.

RRW Fast Miles, Close 800 Highlight New Balance Indoor Grand Prix
IAAF: Kechelcha Impresses As Nageotte Upsets Stefanidi

NCAA News *All Weekend Collegiate Results

Devin Dixon Of Texas A&M DESTROYS American Collegiate Record – Runs 1:45.27 – At Altitude! His 1:45.27 broke Donavan Brazier‘s school record and sits #3 on the NCAA and US all-time lists (Kenyan Paul Ereng has the NCAA record at 1:44.84, Johnny Gray has US record at 1:45.00). Dixon’s previous indoor best was only 1:47.37.

Katelyn Tuohy After Her High School 3,000m Record Run

 What Do Shot Putters Eat? A Dozen Eggs For Breakfast, A Pound Of Red Meat For Dinner

IAAF Weather And Air Pollution

Russian Doping Updates

Non-Distance News: Bolt Retires Again

Weekend Indoor Results *All NCAA Results

US Distance News

Weekend XC / Road Action

Assorted Distance News

Bekele Racing Tokyo On March 3rd

Kenenisa Bekele To Headline At The 2019 Tokyo Marathon Bekele will face four other sub-2:05 men including defending Tokyo winner Dickson Chumba. Japan’s Suguro Osako (2:05:50) will be the home crowd favorite. Ruti Aga (2:18:34) is the fastest in the women’s race and faces three other sub-2:20 women including former half marathon WR holder Florence Kiplagat. World marathon champion Rose Chelimo is also in the race. *Full Elite Field

Catching Up On Some NCAA News

Distance Group News

2019 Houston Half And Full *Free Stream *Tracking & Results

LRC Shura Kitata (60:11) And Brigid Kosgei (65:50) Win At 2019 Houston Half As Emily Sisson (67:30) Just Misses AR! The winners of the marathon were Kenya’s Albert Korir (2:10:02) and Ethiopia’s Biruktayit Degefa (2:23:38) as Tyler Jermann (9th in 2:13:29) and Kelsey Bruce (6th, 2:31:53) took top American honors. *Results *IAAF Recap

RRW Women Lead The Way In Houston With Fast Times In Half Marathon And Marathon Emily Sisson had mixed feelings about just missing the AR. “I think I was a little disappointed at first because I was so close to Molly’s record. I think I made some mistakes that cost me a bit, but tomorrow I’ll be pretty happy with it.”

Houston On The Fan Forum / Message Board

98 Days Away – The 2019 London Marathon Will Be Spectacular

MB: 2019 London Marathon Fields Are Released And Are Unreal – Greatest Women’s Field In History The women’s field has to be the greatest in history as it includes 7 sub-2:20 women, including the reigning champs of Dubai, Tokyo, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York. It also includes Americans Molly Huddle, Emily Sisson and Allie Kieffer. The men’s field isn’t too shabby either as it includes the top 5 of our 2018 world rankings and is of course led by the GOAT – Eliud Kipchoge.

LRC Analysis The Greatest Women’s Marathon Field Ever, Is This Molly Huddle’s Last Chance To Run A Fast Time, & More Thoughts On The 2019 London Marathon Jonathan Gault also breaks down Chris Derrick‘s sub-2:10 and says that Eliud Kipchoge will slow down, eventually.


2019 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon *Results *Full Race Replay

LRC Marathon Madness In Dubai: Getaneh Molla Runs 2:03:34 Debut Record; Ruth Chepngetich (2:17:08) & Worknesh Degefa (2:17:34) Move To #3 & #4 On All-Time List The 12:59 5ker Molla took to the marathon like a fish to water while Chepngetich went sub-2:18 just 75 days after breaking 2:19 in Istanbul. Course records fell for both the men and women.

MB: Official 2019 Dubai Marathon Discussion Thread
MB: If Kipchoge ran Dubai…
MB: Negesa (2nd place and Adidas runner) ran Dubai in Nike Vaporfly Flyknits dyed red to (poorly) mask the Nike Logo

British Distance News

Podcast #2 Of 2019

Podcast Houston Recap, A New Richest Marathon, Stacked NBIGP, What Does Jim Walmsley’s 64:00 Tell Us About Ultrarunners? Bekele In Tokyo The pro track and field season is finally here with Donavan Brazier vs. Clayton Murphy to kick it off, Jenny Simpson @5k and more. The world’s richest marathon has changed and a look back at the action in Houston. Plus, a guest appearance from the Vaporfly 4% shoe, a look at Walmsley’s 64:00, and much more.

Week That Was

LRC Week That Was: Is The 2019 London Marathon The Greatest Ever? And If You Don’t PR, Keep Trying 24 More Times We start off with praise for the queen of the minor leagues of marathoning, then debate which London Marathon is the best ever before getting excited because Donavan Brazier has returned to action. Updated 1/23/19 with our Ridiculous Tweet of The Week.

Sunday Road / XC Action

A Big Loss For The Running World