2 Good Reads From Athletics Weekly

Josh Kerr Is On Fire – He’s Set 4 PRs In 4 Straight Races It’s not conventional for a 21-year-old Brit to be training in Seattle but Kerr is far from an ordinary talent. Can he medal in Doha?

Q&A With Laura Weightman, Who Reflects On Her”Surprise” 8:26 3,000m At Pre She says she’s undecided on whether she’ll run the 1,500 or 5,000 at Worlds.

Another Interesting Profile  Brazil’s Discus Star Andressa de MoraisRecalls How She Competed Against Her Mom At Age 12 And Talks About Overcoming Her Rio Disappointment

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Great American Fields Set For Chicago 2019

LRC Chicago Marathon Announces Deep American Fields For 2019 Race: Cragg, Derrick, & Ritz Join Rupp & Hasay We break down what it all means as we we get closer to the 2020 US Trials. Plus, why we think Berlin might be a better option.
*MB: 2019 Chicago Marathon US field is out: Cragg, Derrick, Ritz Join Rupp & Hasay

Also In October 1st Canadian Across Line With Standard At Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon On October 20th Will Be Named To Olympic Team Former 4:02 1,500 runner Malindi Elmore of Canada, now 39, is hoping it’s her and she’s got reason to be optimistic as she ran 2:32 in her debut 6 months after giving birth.

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An Inside Look At The 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials Course

LRC LetsRun.com Previews The 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials Course – Where Cross-Country Meets The Marathon Just how hard is this course? What are the pros saying? And why should Walking Dead fans be excited? We traveled to Atlanta to give you the scoop.

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Young Adult Championships *WUG Live Results, Start Lists, Schedule *Euro U23 Live Results, Start Lists, Schedule

Is 40 Days Of Running Enough?

LRC Exclusive Evan Jager Will Attempt To Win His 8th-Straight US Title After Just 40 Days Of Running Injuries have kept Evan Jager from racing since last August. Jager is back running now – finally – and he’s ready to talk. So we listened.
*MB: Evan Jager Will Attempt To Win His 8th Straight US Title After Just 40 Days of Running – Is It Enough?

Good News For The US Olympic Women’s Marathon Trials

LRC Here’s What We Know About The 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials The top 3 across the line in the women’s race on February 29th will definitely be going to the Olympics. As for the men, that’s still TBD.

MB: Frank mesas death has officially been ruled a suicide The Los Angeles County coroner’s office says Meza died from multiple blunt force traumatic injuries and ruled his death a suicide. This after there were reports last week that someone may have jumped from a bridge.

Articles That Interested Us As We Head Into The Weekend

Our Weekly Podcast + Recap

LRC Podcast: Evan Jager Talks Injury & Redemption, + A Look Back At Lausanne And The Sunset Tour, + Lagat’s 2:12 Subscribe today on your favorite podcasting app. Evan Jager is the special guest for the final 50 minutes.

Weekly Recap LRC WTW: Life Isn’t Fair / Brigid Kosgei Wins $58,000, Bernard Lagat 2020 Olympic Marathoner?, Bribes And Pro Daycare Dads  In our weekly recap, we also analyze who looked older as a teen: Alan Webb, Eliud Kipchoge or Edward Zakayo?

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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