Doping Or Diet?

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.

2012 Olympic Heptathlon Champ Jessica Ennis-Hill Weighs In On The Pregnancy Issue

Other News

Distance News

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.

Team USA Named For Doha World Marathon

USATF Names Marathon Squad For 2019 Doha World Champs; Includes LRC’s World XC Entrant Kelsey Bruce Carrie Dimoff and Roberta Groner join Bruce on the women’s squad while Shadrack Biwott leads the men with Elkanah Kibet and Andrew Epperson.
*LRC Archives Meet Kelsey Bruce, The LetsRun.com Entrant at the 2019 World Cross Country Championships

Assorted Distance News

Non-Distance News

Jumps And Sprints

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.


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 

On The High School Level As Well: DyeStat Has Lengthy Profile On Terry Miller, The Transgender Sprinter Who Has Caused Controversy In Connecticut By Winning Championships In The Girls Division This isn’t about if Miller is a good person or dedicated student athlete. The complaints are about fairness in sport and it is blatantly unfair for Miller to win state championships titles as a girl. The article also dodges the question of hormone treatment making it seem likely Miller isn’t taking any.

Resolution (?) In Nigeria/IAAF Money Controversy

Some Recent Youth Results

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