A Call To Action

LRC Editorial The Olympic Marathon Trials Are (Still) In Jeopardy – Here’s What USATF & The IAAF Can Do To Fix It No American marathon is more compelling than the Olympic Marathon Trials. But if USATF and the IAAF don’t act, the drama and intrigue of the Trials could be destroyed in 2020. Please take 30 seconds to tweet, post, and share about this issue with the tags @USATF, @iaaforg, @TeamUSA, @nbcsports, and #savethetrials. We couldn’t care less if you share this article – we just want awareness to the issue in general. Write your own article and we’ll reshare it.
*MB: Help save the US Olympic Marathon Trials – A call to action

LRC Weekly Podcast: Legend Of “White Lightning” Matt Boling Grows, Mary Cain Wins, Grant Fisher Loses (Twice), World Relays, Shanghai Diamond League, Homophobic Slurs, US Olympic Trials, And The Ethiopian High Jump Record Falls Listen and subscribe today. We also note Rojo is in fine form.

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Shanghai DL Is Saturday *Provisional Entry Lists

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US Action Of Note *US 25k Results

LRC “White Lightning” Matthew Boling Runs Incredible 10.13/44.75 (Relay) Double At Texas State Meet – Just How Good Is The HS Sprint Phenom? We separate fact from fiction regarding the HS sprinter who is generating headlines worldwide. Yes, he is white, no he isn’t close to as good as Usain Bolt, and much more.
*HSer Matthew Boling Rocks At Texas State Meet He won the 100 in a wind-legal 10.13, the long jump in a wind-legal 25 feet, 4.5 inches, split 44.75 to bring his team to victory in the 4 x 400. He also anchored his 4 x 100 team to a win but they were DQed and his team lost the state meet by 2 points as a result.
*MB: Matthew Boling 4 x 400 Split 44.74 Includes race video.
*MB: Isn’t Matt Boling’s best event the LJ?
*MB: Why does everyone keep referring to Matt Boling’s 10.13 as the new national record? It’s the fastest time ever in HS-only competition during the regular season.

LRC A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Mary Cain’s Recent Training Camp In Mammoth Lakes, California Cain reveals that she got into an injury cycle after quitting the Nike Oregon Project which she said “wasn’t really a mesh” for her. As for her current training, she’s focused on staying healthy. “My new mantra for the next couple of months is to become an athlete again, not just a runner.” said Cain.
*LRC Mary Cain Returns To Action, Wins 4 Miler In 21:50 In 1st Completed Race In 918 Days
*MB: Mary Cain is BACK! Cain runs (and wins) 4 mile race in Central Park.

LRC Parker Stinson Shatters American 25k Record, Emma Bates Wins At 2019 USATF 25k Champs Emma Bates ran the fastest time by an American ever in a 25k race.
*MB: Official 2019 USATF 25k Champs Discussion Thread. Parker Stinson breaks the American record!


Wednesday Was HOKA Carbon X Launch Day (Sponsored)

LRC Big Talk Ultramarathon Legend Jim Walmsley Talks Olympic Trials, Hobby Jogging, Missile Silos, Eliud Kipchoge, The Best Records In The Sport, And More Ultramarathon legend Jim Walmsley shares all. He talks about how he hopes to complete the Triple Crown of ultra running, what events he could beat Eliud Kipchoge in, how he’d rather be the top US marathoner rather than ultramarathoner, and more.

LRC HOKA Pros Michael Wardian And Sabrina Little Tell Us What They View As The Best Ultra Races, Runners And Records In History Our deep dive in the ultra scene continues as Sabrina Little and Michael Wardian reveal what they view as the best races, runners and records (Sponsored content by HOKA ONE ONE).
*MB: What are the best ultramarathon records?
*MB: What are the best ultras in the world?

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2019 IAAF World Relays *Results

LRC Miss Watching The World Relays? Here’s Video Of All The Finals Donavan Brazier and Ce’Aira Brown won the new and bit crazy 2 x 2 x 400. US men got walked down in 4 x 400. US women lost 4 x 400 (but won 4 x 100).

*Sports Writer Rips Bahamas Track Federation For Men’s 4 X 400 DNS At World Relays Bahamas’ 4 x 400 has been among the best in the world in recent years, but World silver medalist Steven Gardiner was dealing with an injury and somehow the BAAA didn’t put in for a substitute in time.


Is Being A Pro Runner Mom A “Crazy Dream?”

Recommended Read And Watch: Former USA Olympian And World 800m Bronze Medalist Alysia Montaño Stars In Video About How Nike And Other Sponsors Don’t Support Pregnant Athletes: “Nike told me to dream crazy, until I wanted a baby.” Montaño, Kara Goucher and Phoebe Wright all speak out about how Nike (and Asics) have contract policies that penalize women for taking time off to have a baby.

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African Federation Woes

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