Many Aren’t Happy About The IOC’s Marathon Move

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LRC Geoffrey Kamworor Powers to Second NYC Marathon Title in Three Years Kamworor ran his final 10k in 29:14 and got the win as Jared Ward took top American honors in 6th and Abdi Abdirahman set a new US masters record of 2:11:34 at age 42.

LRC Joyciline Jepkosgei Dazzles in Marathon Debut, Just Misses Course Record The half marathon world record holder just missed the course record with her 2:22:38 win. Des Linden led early and ended up the top American in 6th in 2:26:42.

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2019 USATf 5k Champs *Top 10 Results

LRC USATF 5k Quick Takes: Rowbury and Jenkins Talk NOP, Aaron Templeton Breaks Out, and Jessica Tonn Returns Home We caught up with the top performers in NY this morning including the winners РShannon Rowbury (15:43) and Anthony Rotich (13:48).
*MB:¬†Eric Jenkins on Salazar: “I totally understand why he‚Äôd get banned…(He) pushed the line and clearly he pushed it too far.”

LRC¬†Scott Simmons Raves About Anthony Rotich’s Potential: “I Honestly Think He’s a Guy Who Can Medal on the World Stage”¬†Rotich, a 4-time NCAA champ in college, is now a US citizen and Olympic medallist hopeful according to coach¬†Scott Simmons.


British Olympic Sprinter James Ellington Launches Legal Action Against Former Teammate Nigel Levine Over Motorcycle Crash¬†Ellington says he needs money to continue training and rehabbing from the injuries he sustained in the crash where Levine was driving. But Ellington is also suing the driver of the car which seems strange because the crash can’t be both Levine or the other driver’s fault.

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LRC For Sara Hall, A Dream Deferred Led to a Passion Realized 10 years ago, Sara Hall did not love running but felt obligated to do it even though she finished last at USAs as her husband Ryan was a star. Now, at age 36, the mother of 4 is the star and loving the sport more than ever and thriving with Ryan as her coach.
*MB: Jonathan Gault takes a look at the incredible resurgence of Sara Hall. Better than ever at age 36!

LRC¬†Des Linden on the Olympics, Her Running Future, & the Great Shoe Debate: ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs an Arms Race and It Should Be a Footrace.‚Ä̬†Des Linden is free to speak her mind and she didn’t hold back when discussing her future, the new shoe wars and Rio 2016 – specifically did Shalane Flanagan and Amy Cragg have an unfair advantage?

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LRC¬†WTW: Sifan Hassan Does Not Break a World Record, Camille Herron CRUSHES One, Father-Son Marathon Record May Have Fallen¬†The world records did not fall in Valenica as Sifan Hassan showed she’s human but we got some impressive father-son running and Camille Herron hitting a grand slam.

LRC¬†Did Marathon World Record Holder Brigid Kosgei Actually Miss Any Drug Tests? Here’s What We Know After a Confusing Press Conference¬†While her coach was quoted as saying “three times the anti-doping officials did not test her,” her agent¬†Federico Rosa¬†reports she has officially only missed one test. The Kenya authorities say she has been drug tested 54 times.

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NCAA Conference XC Champs Weekend *Live Results: *PAC-12 *ACC *Big Ten *Heps *Mountain West *Big 12 *Big Sky *Conference Champs Central (All Results)

MB: Conference Championships weekend

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LRC 2019 New York City Marathon Preview Podcast + Camille Herron and Rojo Hobby Jogging Love We break down the 2019 NYC Marathon fields.

LRC¬†Women’s Preview: Will the Course Record Finally Go Down? Who Will Be the Top American: Sara Hall, Des Linden, or Kellyn Taylor?¬†Can¬†Mary Keitany¬†get the only thing she doesn’t have in New York – the course record? How will the Americans,¬†Sara Hall, Des Linden, and¬†Kellyn Taylor¬†do?

LRC Men’s Preview: After an Epic Year of Marathoning, What Does NYC Have in Store?¬†NYC’s elite men’s field isn’t deep at all, but with¬†Geoffrey Kamworor¬†coming in off a half marathon WR,¬†Lelisa Desisa¬†chasing an unprecedented Worlds/NYC double,¬†and¬†Jared Ward¬†entering in terrific shape, the men’s race should still be a good one.
*MB:¬†Who wins the men’s race at the 2019 NYC Marathon? Kamworor, Desisa, Kitata, or Tola? Does the course record go as well?¬†

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