Matt Lawton of The Daily Mail Breaks It

World’s Fastest Man Christian Coleman ‘has missed THREE drugs tests’ Potential anti-doping infractions don’t get any bigger than this. Matt Lawton says the world’s fastest human is fighting one of 3 missed test infractions but if his appeal is unsuccessful he’ll face a 1-2 year ban.
*MB: MASSIVE doping news coming soon regarding US star

LRC Analysis The World’s Fastest Man May Be Banned From The Olympics and World Championships: Analyzing The Christian Coleman Situation While Coleman is reportedly fighting his whereabouts infraction, 10 of the 11 fastest men in history have now been linked to a some sort of anti-doping infraction.

Kenyan 10,000 Trials Are In The Books

Geoffrey Kamworor And Agnes Tirop Win 10,000m Titles At Kenyan Championships Kamworor ran 27:24.76 to just win over Rhonex Kipruto (27:26.34) and former world U20 champ Rodgers Kwemoi (27:26.92). The women’s race was even closer as the top three finished within 1.3 seconds of each other. Tirop ran 31:25.00 (fastest-ever 10,000m at altitude) to Hellen Obiri‘s 31:25.38 and Rosemarry Wanjiru‘s 31:26.22.
*MB: Rhonex Kipruto and Hellen Obiri are beaten at Kenyan 10,000 Trials – Kamworor and Tirop FTW

More Mid-Week Action: 2019 Morton Games Results : Harris and Domanic win again as Tiernan wins 5000. Purrier wins women’s 1500

Cheating Headlines

2019 Falmouth

LRC Leonard Korir Becomes First American To Win Falmouth Road Race Since 1988 On a hot and humid day in Massachusetts, Korir finally got the victory he so badly wanted after finishing in the top 3 each of the last 4 years. In the women’s race, Sharon Lokedi, the 2018 NCAA 10,000 champ, was the surprise winner and American Sara Hall the even more surprising runner-up.
*MB: 2019 Falmouth Road Race Thread: Edward Cheserek added to elite field
*Toni Reavis’s Falmouth Photos

LRC After A Year Of Ups And Downs, Josh Thompson & Cory McGee Stay Red Hot And Claim 2019 Falmouth Mile Titles Earlier this year, Thompson ran 9:02 for the steeple but now he’s one of America’s best in the 1,500. As for McGee, just weeks ago she was DQed at USAs. But both have been running amazingly of late and it continued tonight at Falmouth.
*MB: Official 2019 Falmouth Mile and Road Race Discussion Thread

Guardian Mile In Cleveland: MB: Nick Willis (3:58.12) and Shannon Oskia (4:27.20) win 2019 Guardian Miles in Cleveland Willis still needs the 2019 WC standard but he’s #45 on the descending order list and they take 45.

More Road Action: Suguru Osako Gets Ready For Japanese Trials With Dominant Half Marathon Win In Dallas, TX (62:23) 80 degrees with 76% humidity.

Other Links That Caught Our Eye

The Real Winners From USAs

LRC Californians Dominated: Meet The Winners Of The Running Warehouse LetsRun.com USAs Prediction Contest And get excited for the Worlds contest in September! Our winners got HOKA ONE ONE Clifton 6s and Running Warehouse gift certificates. You can get free 2-day shipping from Running Warehouse.

Pan Am Games *Results *TV And Streaming

LRC 5 Takeaways From Pan Ams: NCAA Stars Bounce Back (But Hoppel Struggles), Remember The Name Justin Robinson, & Why Did So Many Americans No Show? Redemption was sweet for Marco Arop and Carlos Villarreal, but where were US champs Donavan BrazierCraig EngelsTeahna Daniels and more?

This Week’s Podcast

LRC Track Talk Podcast: Who Are The Favorites For Worlds, Craig Engels Is Skipping A DL Meet To Go To A Wedding, Will Alexa Efraimson Ever PR, The DL is Back, Max Burgin Bombs, and More There was a ton to talk about this week as the Diamond League has returned and Shaunae Miller-Uibo’s unbeaten streak has passed the two year mark. We spend a ton of time talking about how exciting and wide-open Worlds are going to be this year with few huge mid-d or distance favorites.

LRC In-Depth

LRC A Life On Pause: Jarrion Lawson’s Career Hangs In The Balance As He Fights His Four-Year Doping Ban – And The Global Anti-Doping System How do you prove something you ate over a year ago was contaminated with a substance banned for athletes – but not for cattle? That’s what Lawson, who in 2016 joined Jesse Owens as the only men in history to win the 100 meters, 200 meters, and long jump at the NCAA championship and came inches shy of Olympic gold, must do to prove his innocence and save his career.
*MB: Ajee Wilson, Will Claye and a 90 yr old cyclist got cleared after eating contaminated beef – Why not Jarrion Lawson?

Sprint/Field Stuff

Women Tracksters In The News

And Some News About A Few Men

Sprint / Jump News

More Links That Meet The Standards Of The LRC Algorithm Human Editor

NCAA Updates


Middle Distance News

Birmingham DL *Full  Results *TV & Streaming

LRC Mid-D/Distance Recap 2019 Birmingham DL Recap: Ajee’ Wilson, Beatrice Chepkoech & KoKo Keep Rolling; Craig Engels Runs 3:35 Wilson and Chepkoech got wins in the 800 and steeple as expected, while KoKo held off Gabriela DeBues-Stafford in the mile. Engels was 3rd in the 1,500 behind Ronald Musagala and Stewart McSweynUpdated with race videos.
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MB: Official 2019 Birmingham DL Discussion Thread
*MB: Calling it now: Kate Grace – Grace will beat Ajee Wilson and win Birmingham DL 800 This certainly did not happen.
*Just 4 Days After Dropping Out Of Race In His Native Ireland, Mark English Wins Birmingham 800 – “A right old funny sport, eh?”

2019 Leadville 100

10 Years Ago, Bolt Made History

Trying To Stop The Conspiracy Theories One At A Time

LRC Sorry Conspiracy Theorists, Rosie Ruiz Has Actually Died – Here Is Her Death Certificate Some had wondered if Ruiz’s death might have been another hoax. After all, she did fake her way to the 1980 Boston Marathon crown.

Better Running Shoes

LRC Top 10 Most Comfortable Running Shoes As Rated By You We got over 1,500+ shoe reviews last month and decided to do something with them. People rate shoes different ways but when we ask them what they want they often say “comfort.”