Week That Was / Podcast

LRC Podcast: Jama Aden Raid Anniversary, Jenny Simpson’s Medal Chances, Who Who Would You Rather Be: Josh Kerr, Drew Hunter Or Grant Fisher?

LRC Who Has The 2019 Worlds Standards? Plus Young 800m Stars Max Burgin & Roisin Willis Run Fast Elinor Purrier got her second Worlds qualifier this past week. Who else has the Worlds standards for America? Leonard Korir and Kirubel Erassa got it in the 10,000m. Updated with info on Josh Kerr breaking Steve Cram‘s U23 GBR record.

Distance News

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European News

Doping News

Brooks PR / NBNO *Brooks PR Results *Brooks PR Meet Video *NBNO Free Live Stream *NBNO Results

What Are The Best Ultras In The World? (Sponsored By HOKA ONE ONE)

LRC The “Majors” Of Ultrarunning Earlier this week we had our “triple crown” of ultras. Now we’ve got the other races we think you should pay most attention to.

LRC Rojo And Wejo’s Favorite Ultra Marathons LRC’s founders (who have never run an ultra) tell you their favorites.

Previous: The Greatest Ultramarathons In The World: The “Triple Crown Of Ultras”: Comrades, Western States, UTMB

Distance News: Galen Rupp On The Comeback Trail

2019 Adrian Martinez Classic *Full Meet Replay *Results

LRC 2019 Adrian Martinez: Comebacks Galore And Everyone Is Feeling #BraveLikeGabe Charlie Grice (3:54) and Elle Purrier (15:08) were the big winners on the night in terms of time but Abbey D C impressed as did Nikki Hiltz and HSer Ryan Oosting. Plus Robby Andrews and Isaiah Harris try to come back from injury.

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LRC Podcast:Remembering Gabe Grunewald, What A Great NCAA Outdoor Meet Listen on your favorite podcast platform or in the player below.


Mid-Week Action In France & Finland

More NCAA Stuff

163 Pages Of Info On The Caster Semenya CAS Case

LRC What You Need To Know From The 163-Page Caster Semenya Vs. IAAF CAS Decision Veteran journalist Amby Burfoot has read the full 163-page decision, which was released on Tuesday, in its entirety, and offers his take on the most interesting details that were revealed.

Non-Distance News

Eugene 2021 / Hayward Field Updates

Post-adidas Boost Boston News

LRC Months After Leaving Their NCAA Teams In The Middle Of The Season, Sammy Watson & Lynna Irby Explain Why They Turned Pro Two NCAA stars went pro in the middle of the season this year. We try to find out why Sammy Watson and Lynna Irby went pro when they did.

LRC After A Stressful Year, Tori Bowie Returns To The 100 In Boston, Plans To Long Jump At USAs & Worlds On the comeback trail from injury, the 2017 world 100 champ ran her first 100 in more than a year on Sunday in Boston.

Rabat DL *Results On 1 Page *TV & Streaming

LRC PR Bonanza: Genzebe Dibaba Runs 3:55.47 To Edge Sifan Hassan As 9 Women Run PRs And 3 Set National Records In Rabat Full distance recap with video. Nijel Amos turned back Emmanuel Korir in the 800 as Clayton Murphy contended.
*IAAF Recap Part I: Dacres Gets WL And DL Record In Discus After His Foul Is Overturned Dacres threw 70.78m in the discus, which was a world lead, Jamaican NR, DL record and African soil record. In the LJ, Luvo Manyonga was carried from the track in a stretcher and Sandi Morris won with a 4.82 African all-comers record. *Video Of Discus
*IAAF Recap Part II: Sergey Shubenkov Wins Crazy 110H After Being Wiped Out By Omar McLeod *Video Of 110H

International Non-Distance Results

Pre adidas Boston News

Rabat DL Pre-Meet News

Hit Pieces From Daily Mail On Mo Farah? Or Justified Negative Press?

A Star Has Left This Earth

LRC Gabe Grunewald: Rest In Peace No one wanted to see this day come, but thank you Gabe for teaching us all how to live. You can pay your respects here or by donating to her foundation.

Pro Sprint News

Non-Distance News


LRC Greatest Of All Throws: Michael Carter’s Unbreakable High School Shot Put Record Turns 40 One of the greatest records in all of sports is now 40 years old and no one one has even come within four feet of it. Read all about it here. We’re so amazed by it we had Jonathan Gault write more than 5,000 words about it.
*MB: Jonathan Gault on Michael Carter a must read. Definitely the greatest high school record

Good News / Bad News

Good: HS Female Runners In CT File A Federal Discrimination Complaint, Saying It’s Unfair That Transgender Girls In CT Won The State Title Remember, CT is even worse than the NCAA. You can run boys indoor track indoors and girls outdoors. *Discuss

Bad: Baltimore’s Legendary “Running Man” Beaten While Out On His Daily 20 Miler The “running man” has a cult following as he regularly runs 20+ but has never done a race in his life.

Other News

2019 adidas Boost Boston Games *Results

LRC Noah Lyles False Starts For The First Time Ever (Kind Of), Marcin Lewandowski Kicks To Victory Again, & Akani Simbine Runs 9.92 Just days after they excelled in Oslo, Marcin Lewandowski and Drew Hunter impressed once again in Boston this afternoon but Noah Lyles literally stole the show as he false started but was not booted from the meet.

Weekend Distance Results

Going Pro

2019 Bislett Games – Oslo DL *Schedule & Results *TV & Streaming

LRC 2019 Bislett Games Recap: McLaughlin And Warholm (NR) Win, Chepkoech Loses, Coleman Runs A WL, And Norway’s Dream For The Dream Mile Is Denied Karsten Warholm got a big NR in the men’s 400H, Sydney McLaughlin got a win in her 400H Diamond League debut, Christian Coleman ran a world lead in the 100, Beatrice Chepkoech suffered a rare loss in the women’s steeple and the hometown fans’ dream of a Norwegian victory in both the 400 hurdles and Dream Mile did not become reality as Marcin Lewandowski beat Jakob Ingebrigtsen yet again. *IAAF Recap *Part II *USATF Recap

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What Is Going On In Nigeria?

Athletics Federation Of Nigeria Call Emergency Meeting To Decide To Decide On Reopening Investigation Into Missing IAAF Money They are trying to figure out if suspended president Ibrahim Gusau is to blame.