Quote Of The Day

– Rhonex Kipruto speaking yesterday after winning the Peachtree Road Race and a $50,000 course record bonus (27:01, the fastest time ever on US soil) about how he saw his brother and runner-up, Bravin Kiptoo, was already celebrating for him as he ran down the final straight.

Lausanne Diamond League *Full Results *TV & Streaming Information

LRC Noah Lyles Rips 19.50 World Leader in 200 Meters in Lausanne to Become the 4th-Fastest Man in History 19.50 into a headwind (-.1 m/s). Wow.

Rest of the Meet
LRC 2019 Lausanne DL Recap: Gebrhiwet Miscounts His Laps, Cheruiyot Runs 3:28 and SAFP Runs 10.74 Lausanne entertained from start to finish as we saw a super-fast men’s 1500, a wild men’s 5000 with the fastest penultimate lap in history and a whole lot more.

MB Talk:

Night Of 10,000 PBs Is Saturday In London *Live Results / Startlists *Live Stream

MB: It’s baaack! NIGHT OF 10,000 PB’s in London with sub-27:30 and sub-31 in the cards Germany’s Richard Ringer and Israel’s Lonah Salpeter are back to defend their titles at the race that also serves as the European Cup and British Champs/Trials. The race is known for it’s unique atmosphere with a bridge over the home straight, spectators on the track and infield and a beer bar.

Catching Up On Recent Doping News

This Weekend And Beyond

Recommended Read And Listen For Your July 4th

LRC Podcast – Guests Matthew Boling And NY Times Sports Editor Matthew Futterman + Pre Classic Review, Peachtree Roadrace Preview & Western States

Recommended Read: Dr. Michael Joyner Reviews Matthew Futterman’s Running To The Edge An excellent new book and interesting read that uses the stories of Coach Bob Larsen, the Jamul Toads, Meb Keflezighi and Deena Kastor to highlight some of the recent history of distance running in the U.S.

Distance News

Non-Pre US Track Action

Western States *Live Coverage/Tracking/Results

MB Jim Walmsley Repeats As Western States Champion, Takes 20+ Minutes Off His CR, Wins In 14:09:28, Clare Gallagher Wins In 2nd-Fastest Women’s Tme (17:23:24) Message board poster Ap5000 is in awe: “I hope everyone appreciates the significance of running 8:30 pace for 100 miles with 18,000 feet of climbing. Only one guy in the world can do it!” For the record, he averaged 8:29.68 per mile. Runner-up Jared Hazen, Jim’s housemate, also broke the old CR of 14:30:04 by running 14:26:50. Defending women’s champ Courtney Dauwalter dropped out just before 80 miles and Camille Herron dropped well before that.
*News24: Jim Walmsley Defends His Title And Shatters His Own Western States Record Clare Gallagher won the women’s race in 17:23:25 (second fastest women’s time in race history).

LetsThrow.com

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

50th Peachtree *Results

LRC/RRW: Brigid Kosgei (30:22) and Rhonex Kipruto (27:01) Break Course Records And Win $50,000 Bonuses At 50th Peachtree Road Race Kipruto dominated the men’s race, leading pretty much wire-to-wire, to break the record by just 3 seconds with his brother, Bravin Kiptoo, finishing runner-up in 27:29. On the women’s side, it was an exciting three-way battle on the final straight with Kosgei collapsing at the line after just nipping former world XC champ Agnes Tirop.

More Mid-Week Results

Japanese News

UK News

Centro Talks About Why He Joined The BTC

LRC A New Era Begins: Why Matthew Centrowitz Left The Nike Oregon Project For Bowerman Track Club The Olympic 1,500 champ talks about why he ditched Alberto Salazar for Jerry Schumacher.
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MB: Centro reveals why he left NOP

Two NCAA Champs Have A New Team As Well

Brooks Signs NCAA Champs Allie Ostrander And Karisa Nelson To Sponsorship Contracts “Welcoming Allie and Karisa to the team is a big moment for the Beasts.”
*MB: Allie O and Karisa Nelson join Brooks Beasts
*MB: Ostrander On The Start List For The Mount Marathon Race This Thursday

Sprint Stuff

Prefontaine Men

LRC Men’s Recap: Chelimo Is Back, Centro Debuts, Cheptegei And Cheruiyot Are The Kings, And Coleman Is Very Fast And a Diamond League shot put record and shocker by a Brazilian.

Outside Pre Coverage:

They Need To Learn To Follow Their Own Rules

LRC Looking For Athletes Who Were Wrongly Denied A Pan Am Games Spot (And A Lawyer Who Wants To Help Them) Based on your best 2019 performance, should you be on the 2019 Pan Am team had not USATF violated its own published selection criteria and picked the team off of 2018 and 2019 marks? There still may be hope for you, but you need to contact us ASAP. We want to file a Section 9 grievance for you.

More International Results

Pre-Race Western States News *Live Coverage (8 AM ET)

Mid-Week Results / News


Other News

Week That Was

LRC How Good Was Sifan Hassan’s 8:18?, Western States Analysis, Will Claye And A New Type Of Track Meet In Belarus Around the globe we go. Plus Caster Semenya compares herself to Jesus.

International News

Mid-Week Action

European Action

Admin/Coaching News

The Latest On The USATF Pan Am Fiasco

LRC USA Track And Field’s Pan Am Debacle Gets Even Weirder – An Arbitrator Has Apparently Ruled Against USATF But Only In Certain Events Scott Simmons‘ Section 9 grievance was successful but it only applies to the men’s steeple and 10,000 which means he now has athletes going to Pan Ams based on both sets of rules – the ones he appealed against and the original ones. #Notjoking
*MB: USATF completely botches selection of 2019 Pan American Games team 

Meet The Running Warehouse Prediction Contest Winners

LRC Previous Winners And NCAA Coaches Triumph In Our Running Warehouse NCAA Outdoors Prediction Contest Meet the winners and we’re reminded how the tiny little University of Tulsa is producing NCAA champions.

Previous USATF Pan Am Scandal News

LRC Up To 39 Athletes May Have Had Their Spots On Team USA Denied Thanks To USATF’s Incompetence; Hear Some Of Their Stories Here In December, USATF head Max Siegel and two others signed a 20-page document saying USATF would pick the Pan Am team off of 2019 times – then USATF didn’t do that and many are devastated as a result. Some of those athletes share the anguish of what it feels like to wrongfully be denied a spot on Team USA.
*MB: USATF completely botches selection of 2019 Pan American Games team