New Year’s Eve Racing

Early Celebration Costs Ugandan Teenager Jacob Kiplimo The Win As He Gets Nipped By Kibiwott Kandie At The San Silvestre De Sao Paulo 15k Kandie ran 42:59 to Kiplimo’s 43:00. Marathon WR holder Brigid Kosgei won the women’s race comfortably in 48:54.
*World Athletics recap

RIP Nike Vaporflys?

Doping Stuff

Tokyo 2020

Distance News

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Previous End Of Year / Decade News

Big Recruiting News

MB: KATELYN TUOHY TO NC STATE Tuohy made the announcement today via Instagram.
*MB Thread Earlier This Month: Tuohy should go to NC State!!!

Looking Back At The Year And Decade

The Decade Is Ending

The Last Big Races Of The Decade

World Athletics New Year’s Eve Road Race Preview World half-marathon champ Netsanet Gudeta Kebede going for her third win at the Boclassic Sylvesterlauf 5k In Italy against world 5,000m silver medalist Margaret Chelimo Kipkemboi and former world silver medalist Mercy Cherono. 12:52.98 man Telahun Haile Bekele leads the men’s race. Elsewhere, Turkey’s Euro XC silver medalist Aras Kaya and Kenya’s world marathon champion Ruth Chepngetich lead the fields at the Madrid 10k.

Doping News

More 2019 / Decade-In-Review News

Traveling? Or Already Tired Of The Relatives? Listen To One Of Our Podcasts

LRC End Of The Decade Podcast: Who Are Our Runners Of The Decade? And Person Of The Decade? We hand out our Runner of the Decade Awards both for the world and US and also our Person of the Decade. Plus we respond to Alysia Montaño‘s claims of misogyny in the race of the decade voting.

It’s Hannukah And Christmas Time

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International Distance News

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.

GB News

The People Have Spoken

LRC David Rudisha’s 1:40.91 WR Gold Medal Run Is’s Race Of The Decade December Madness – our 64-race tournament to determine the Race of the Decade – is over and the London 2012 Olympic men’s 800m final has emerged as the dominant winner, destroying Eliud Kipchoge‘s Berlin WR, taking 78.1% of the votes. When one front-runs a world record on the biggest stage imaginable, pulling everyone behind them save one person to a PR, they deserve all the accolades they get.

The Year Is Almost Over

Youngsters In The News



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Administrative News

Tokyo 2020 Marathon Course Finalized