2019 World XC Is Going To Be Amazing *Entry Lists *TV & Streaming

LRC Meet Kelsey Bruce, The LetsRun.com Entrant at the 2019 World Cross Country Championships This week, we’re doing something that the athletics federations of Belgium, Finland, and the Netherlands couldn’t manage. We’re sending an athlete to the World Cross Country Championships. Meet Kelsey Bruce, the former DII runner has chopped her marathon PR from 2:48 to 2:31 in less than three years, and is pumped to race the world’s best.
*MB: Meet Kelsey Bruce: We’re sending the former DII runner, who has improved from 2:48 to 2:31 in the marathon, to 2019 World XC

Women’s Preview: LRC 2019 World XC Women’s Preview: Hellen Obiri Looks to Add World XC Title to Her Stellar Resume The world’s best steeplechaser and 5,000 meter runners will clash at World XC and our money is on 5ker Hellen Obiri who is making her world xc debut.

tland. Another article says she’ll run the Berlin Half in April.

More World XC News

An Update On The Confusion / Controversy Surrounding The 2020 Olympic Selection System

LRC One Week Later: How Will USATF Select The 2020 Olympic Team? No One Really Seems To Know We have a little good news to report. Amid confusion, USA Track and Field is refusing to confirm the statement they gave us last week that put US distance fans into a tizzy. And USATF tells us they are appealing to the IAAF to give the top 5 at the US Olympic Marathon Trials the marathon standard.
*MB: A Little Good News: USATF is appealing to get top 5 at US Olympic Marathon Trials the standard.

Doping News: Strange Details From Asbel Kiprop Case

Semenya Decision Delayed

LRC CAS Delays Caster Semenya Case For At Least A Month In a guest post for LRC, Amby Burfoot gives some background on the case and references studies demonstrating the over-representation of DSD (Differences of Sexual Development) athletes in the women’s 800.

Our Weekly Recap

LRC WTW: USATF Defies The IAAF And Ruins The Olympic Trials, Fast Halves And The Perfect Solution To The DL 5,000 Situation What a ridiculous week for US distance fans. We pick ourselves off the mat and offer common sense solutions to keep the crown jewel of US track and field – the Olympic Trials – exciting and to save the Diamond League 5,000. Along the way we wonder if Brigid Kosgei is now the favorite for next month’s London Marathon.

Men’s Race and Course Previews

Men’s Preview: LRC The Race Of The Year Is Here: Get Ready For A Five-Way Slugfest In The Men’s Race At 2019 World XC What a race. If you call yourself a distance fan, you need to be up at 9 AM ET on Saturday morning to watch this one – the greatest race on turf. Will Geoffrey Kamworor join John NgugiPaul Tergat, and Kenenisa Bekele as a world XC legend?

LRC Mud, Beer And VIKINGS! A Behind-The-Scenes Look At How The Incredible 2019 World XC Course Was Designed Organizers are planning one hell of a party for next week’s World XC Champs. The course features mud, water, and sand pits, a beer tent, a portion that runs over the roof of a museum, and a Viking Zone. And it’s all inspired by Chuck Norris.
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 2019 World XC looks like it’s going to be LEGENDARY! Someone hire Jakob Larsen to run all of track and field
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Athletics Weekly: Why Aarhus Can Save The World Cross We aren’t the only ones super-pumped about the event.

UK News

Interesting Distance News During A Slow Weekend Of Action

Going Pro

Collegiate News *USTFCCCA Weekend NCAA Coverage

Our Weekly Recap

LRC WTW: USATF Defies The IAAF And Ruins The Olympic Trials, Fast Halves And The Perfect Solution To The DL 5,000 Situation What a ridiculous week for US distance fans. We pick ourselves off the mat and offer common sense solutions to keep the crown jewel of US track and field – the Olympic Trials – exciting and to save the Diamond League 5,000. Along the way we wonder if Brigid Kosgei is now the favorite for next month’s London Marathon.


Non-Distance News

More Distance News

More On IAAF Neutering The 5,000

Next Week’s World XC Looks Like It Will Be Amazing

LRC Mud, Beer And VIKINGS! A Behind-The-Scenes Look At How The Incredible 2019 World XC Course Was Designed Organizers are planning one hell of a party for next week’s World XC Champs. The course features mud, water, and sand pits, a beer tent, a portion that runs over the roof of a museum, and a Viking Zone. And it’s all inspired by Chuck Norris.
*MB:
 2019 World XC looks like it’s going to be LEGENDARY! Someone hire Jakob Larsen to run all of track and field