Week That Was

LRC WTW: Why We Don’t Spend Much Time Covering NCAA Regionals, D2 Greatness From Caroline Kurgat And Zach Panning Just a few stars (Tyler Day in 5k, Ednah Kurgat 5k, Houston 4 x 1) didn’t make it to the big dance. We crunch the numbers to show you why we don’t spend a ton of time covering NCAA regionals.

Mediocre As A Man, An NCAA Champ As A Woman

LRC What No One Is Telling You: An Athlete Who Ran NCAA Track As A Man For 3 Years Just Won An NCAA Women’s Title During his first 3 years of college, Craig Telfer was a mediocre men’s track athlete. Now competing and living as CeCe Telfer, she is the NCAA DII women’s national 400-meter hurdles champion.
*MB: CeCe Telfer, who for her first 3 years was on the MEN’S track team, just won the NCAA DII title 

NCAA Champs Are Next Week

Bolder Boulder 10k

British Road Action

High School News Of Note

Pro Distance News

LRC Content

LRC Weekly Podcast: LetsSprint & Guest Ben Rosario: Noah Lyles Over Christian Coleman, Sydney McLaughlin, Paul Chelimo In Trouble? Alysia Montaño Vs. Nike We go in depth into the sprinting world, talk about another WMM, and are joined by HOKA NAZ Elite coach Ben Rosario for 1 hour to talk about his team.

 

LRC Week That Was: Why Do The Kenyan Men Suck At 5,000? Kenny B Runs 19.49 And 44.83, Rachel Schneider Impresses In our weekly recap, we praise the “new” Kenny B, Rachel S, and wonder if steeple fans are outraged that one of their all-time greats was disrespected and forced to run in the slow heat at Oxy.
*MB: Why do the Kenyan men now “suck” at the 5000?

LRC Is The Next Great Sprint Rivalry Here? Noah Lyles Beats Christian Coleman At 100m, Coleman (And Girlfriend) Fire Shots At Lyles On Twitter

Sprint Stuff

HS Championships

Another Big EPO Bust Coming From Kenya

LRC Eunice Kirwa Becomes Second 2016 Olympic Marathon Medalist To Test Positive For EPO Far from a surprise for insiders as Kirwa is the wife of Joshua Kemei, the coach of half marathon world record holder Abraham Kiptum, who last month was suspended by the AIU for a biological passport violation. Plus Des Linden said she thought at least two people ahead of her in Rio were dopers.
*Shalane Flanagan Tells RW That Two Is Nice But Three Is Better – She Has Suspicions About A Third Woman That Beat Her In Rio
*MB:
 Olympic Marathon Silver Medalist Eunice Kirwa Busted for EPO Doping.

2019 Stockholm DL Is Thursday (2-4 PM ET) *Stockholm Schedule & Results *TV & Streaming

LRC A New Era In The Women’s 800: With Caster Semenya Exiting, Ajee’ Wilson Is Poised To Take Over As World #1 On Thursday, for the first time since 2015, a Diamond League women’s 800-meter race will be won by an athlete that is not 46 XY DSD. As an event, the women’s 800 is about to change, massively. The question is, how?
*MB: With Caster Semenya out, a new era for the women’s 800 begins in Stockholm on Thursday. Will Ajee take over as #1?

LRC 2019 Stockholm DL Preview: What A Meet – Ingebrigtsens Vs. Manangois At 1,500, Echevarria & Norman Make 2019 DL Debuts, And Paul Chelimo Runs The 10K Another week, another terrific DL meet. Young stars Juan Miguel Echevarria & Michael Norman headline the LJ & 400, respectively, while there’s star power in the women’s 1,500 (Laura Muir) and 5,000 (Hellen Obiri). Plus a battle between the Ingebrigtsen and Manangoi brothers in the 1,500 and a loaded 10,000 that includes Paul Chelimo and Julien Wanders.
*MB: Julien Wanders’ last ‘special training block’ before Stockholm DL. 100% PR shape.
*MB: Official 2019 Stockholm DL Discussion Thread. WHAT A MEET. Ingebrigtsens vs. Manangoi at 1500, Chelimo and Wanders in 10k + Much More 

IAAF Preview: Spotlight On Red-Hot Michael Norman In The 400m Norman is race against training partner/400 hurdler Rai Benjamin. Other non-distance action includes Elaine Thompson vs. Dina Asher-Smith in the 200m, Keni Harrison vs. Sharika Nelvis in the 100H and world champ Ramil Guliyev vs. Shanghai winner Aaron Brown in the 200m.

Distance News

Running Comebacks

Admin News

More Upcoming Track Action


Non-Distance News

Non-D1 NCAAs *D2 Results *D3 Results *USTFCCCA Championship Central

Lawyers, Take A Look At This

LRC Book Review: “The Complete History Of Cross-Country Running” Is A Fraudulent Piece Of Plagiarism We first alerted author Andrew Hutchinson and publisher Skyhorse Publishing about the issue in January 2018 after Hutchinson ripped off pieces from LRC, Running with the Buffaloes, Runner’s Word, Sports Illustrated and more. Sixteen months later, the book is back up for sale and full of plagiarism.
*MB: Lawyers of LetsRun, anyone want to sue Skyhorse and Andrew Hutchinson for statutory damages?

Ultramarathon Exploration (Sponsored By HOKA ONE ONE)

LRC A Former Crew Member Of Ultramarathon Legend Yiannis Kouros Shares Some Stories Kouros holds the #1 ultramarathon record in the books – the men’s 24 hour record of 188.68 miles (303.506 km). This crew member reveals Kouros wanted to break 320 km and much more.

Corruption/ Scandal Corner/ A Lot Of Corruption Charges Surround Doha’s 2019 World Champs Bid

Lance Armstrong On His Doping Scandal: “It wasn’t legal – but I wouldn’t change a thing.” Armstrong did say however, that he wishes he handled the doping questions differently. “I never should have taken it on, especially knowing that most of what they said was true.”

More Intersex Controversy News

More Distance News

Some Midweek Results

Pregnancy/Sponsorship News