Voting Now Open – 64 Races … 1 Champion

LRC What Was THE RACE OF THE DECADE? We’ve seeded the best races of the last decade and broken them down to 4 regions and the NCAA tournament style voting is now open. Click above for an overview or on the regions below to start voting. Video of many of the top races.
*Rudisha Region, Round Of 64
*Kipchoge Region, Round Of 64
*Lagat Region, Round Of 64
*Bolt Region, Round Of 64

Foot Locker XC Is Saturday *Watch Live (12:15/1:00 PM ET)

LRC 2019 Foot Locker Preview: Josh Methner Vs. 4-Time Qualifier Graydon Morris & A Wide-Open Girls’ Race In the girls race, the top 4 return from last year. For the boys, Methner ran well at NXN last week but Morris has been 2nd and 3rd the last two years.

Foot Locker Message Board Talk

Outside Coverage

Our Weekly Recap

WTW: Katelyn Tuohy Three-Peats, Pacemaker Wins Abu Dhabi, Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifiers Galore Katelyn Tuohy won her 3rd straight NXN title. What does that mean for her future success? Plus a pacemaker won $100,000 in Abu Dhabi and there were a TON of Olympic Trials qualifiers at CIM.

Vaporfly / Russian Doping / Administrative News

Tokyo 2020 Marathon News

Upcoming Indoor Action

A Look Back At The 2019 NCAA XC Meet And The Last 10 NCAA XC Meets

LRC The Decade Awards: Which NCAA Cross-Country Programs & Athletes Were The Best Of The 2010s? We hand out awards, including Runner of the Decade, Upset of the Decade, & Program of the Decade. Plus, what were the best single-season teams of the last 10 years? *Discuss

LRC WTW: Was BYU’s Win Really An Upset? How Would An All-Star High School Team Do At NCAAs? A full look back at the 2019 NCAA cross-country champs.

Links That We Found Interesting

Important Doping News

Sprint News Of Note 

Distance News

Doping News: WADA Drops The Ban Hammer On Russia

Russia Gets Four Year Ban – Will Miss 2020 Olympics And 2022 World Cup The ban has been handed down by WADA and RUSADA still has 21 days to appeal. And as it was previously, Russian athletes who can prove they are clean can compete as neutral athletes.

Euro XC Champs *Results *Race Replays

Other Distance Stuff

NCAA XC Banquet Photos *Full Gallery Here

Seb Coe Talks And We Listen

LRC Sebastian Coe Shares His Vision For The Future, Explains Diamond League Cuts, & Says Track & Field Has “A Lot Of Work To Do” In The US Last month, Seb Coe spent 45 minutes discussing the Diamond League and his vision for the sport with Find out what he said here.
*TFN’s Garry Hill: Thoughts On The Diamond League Contraction Hill is for change but thinks if 4 events are going to be cut they should rotate the events.

Better Running Shoes

LRC The 10 Most Popular Running Shoes On Before we do our final call of shoe reviews in 2019, we decided to take a look at what shoes are the most popluar on LetsRun. Four shoe lines dominant, the Nike Pegasus, the Brooks Ghost, the HOKA Clifton and the Saucony Kinvara. These four might be a great place to start when looking for a new pair of shoes.

US News Mainly From Oregon

Weekend Road Action

Lananna Wins Grievance

Times of San Diego: CAS Restores Vin Lananna As USATF President, Board Chairman Lananna’s “temporary” removal as USATF President and Board Chairman lasted nearly 2 years but CAS put an end to the shenanigans.
*MB: Vin Lananna wins his grievance against USATF, CAS rules for him to be reinstated as President and Chair of Board immediately