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2019 BOA Chicago Is Going To Be Fun – Farah Vs. Rupp 24 Is On

LRC Galen Rupp & Mo Farah Are Running The 2019 Chicago Marathon; What Does This Mean For Farah’s Future On The Track? Does this mean that Farah is out of the 10,000 at Worlds since it takes place one week before Chicago? Can Rupp improve on his 1-22 record against Farah? Jordan Hasay is also going to the Windy City as well.
*MB: Mo and Rupp confirmed for Chicago Marathon 2019

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HOKA ONE ONE Project Carbon X World Record Attempt *Results *Video Replay Of Race (Sponsored)

LRC With Better Pacing Could Jim Walmsley Have Gone Sub 6? The heat took its toll, but the question remains did Walmsley’s pacing possibly cost him the sub 6 for 100k? *Discuss

What Are The Best Ultra Marathons In The World? We Have No Idea Comrades? Western States? UTMB? That-3,100 mile race around the block in NYC? We really don’t have a clue. It’s time LetsRun.com got up to speed on the ultra marathoning and HOKA is sponsoring our five-week quest and has given us no instructions. We want your input. We’re going to give away 10 pairs of HOKA shoes to the LRC visitors who help us most in this quest. Sponsored content by HOKA ONE ONE.

2019 IAAF World Relays Are Saturday (5:30 -9 am ET) and Sunday (5:00 – 8:00 am ET) *Schedule and Results *TV & Streaming *Event by Event previews *Latest updates / Live blog

Day 1: MB: Donavan Brazier and Ce’aira Brown win gold, Japan (not the US) botches men’s 4 x 100

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LRC What Are The Best Ultramarathon Records? There are some AMAZING ultra records out there, but we want to know what are the best. Tell us your choice and you could win a pair of HOKA ONE ONE shoes as our month long exploration of the ultra scene continues. (Sponsored content by HOKA ONE ONE)
*MB: What are the best ultramarathon records? (Sponsored by HOKA)

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IAAF’s Rules Aren’t Just About Caster Semenya

More LRC Content – This Week’s Podcast

LRC USA Half Marathon Champ Stephanie Bruce, Eliud Kipchoge Breaking 2 Version 2, Caster Semenya Intersex Talk, Doha Diamond League, Deleted Thread Of Week, Jim Walmsley 50 Mile Record Stephanie Bruce is our featured guest and shares her rise to the top story + Rojo is an intersex expert, Caster Semenya talk, Hillary Bor in Doha, Kellyn Taylor in Prague, Kipchoge Breaking 2 Version 2, and Jim Walmsley 50 mile record.
*MB: Kellyn Taylor Runs 2:26 The Hard Way- Women’s OT Race Will Actually Be Interesting Taylor ran 2:26:27 for 4th in Prague with splits of 1:11:16 and 1:15:11.

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Eliud Kipchoge Will Make Another Sub-2 Hour Marathon Attempt Later This Year The “preferred location” is in London in mid-October and it would once again not be record eligible as it’d be a loop course with a bunch of pacers swapping in and out. Kipchoge’s manager Jos Hermens said he thinks the three areas they can improve from last time are the crowd, fueling and humidity.
*MB: Eliud Kipchoge / Ineos sub 2 marathon attempt October 13 in London Official Thread
*Eliud Kipchoge’s Sub-2 Attempt Could Have Some Controversy As It’s Going To Be Financed By Britain’s Richest Man, Jim Ratcliffe Ratcliffe’s petrochemical company Ineos has faced protests from environmentalists for its business practices and links to fracking.
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Yuki Kawauchi (2:15:01) And His Fiancee Yuko Mizuguchi (2:41:28) Win The Vancouver Marathon Congrats to Kawauchi on his engagement!