MB: Breaking: King Ches to Compete for Kenya Ches will go for a World Indoor qualifier this weekend and says he’ll compete for Kenya if he makes the World Indoor and/or Olympic team.

2020 Dubai Marathon *Full Race Replay *Tracking / Results

LRC Worknesh Degefa (2:19:38) Dominates; 11 Men Run 2:06 As Dubai Marathon Comes Down To Mad Dash Over Final Kilometer The post-Vaporfly marathon madness continued in Dubai. Four marathons in history have seen 11 men break 2:08; three have taken place in the last four months.
*MB: Official 2020 Dubai Marathon Discussion Thread
*World Athletics Recap

We Reveal The $ecrets Of The Sport

LRC How To Turn Pro In Track & Field, Part III: Case Studies Of Grant Fisher And Morgan McDonald What does the timeline look like for a top NCAA star as a senior? We walk you through how Morgan McDonald and Grant Fisher reached decisions on their professional futures in the final part of our series on how to turn professional in track & field.

Previous: Part II: Signing The Shoe Contract So you’ve hired an agent. Now it’s time to secure a shoe deal. Do you go for the biggest offer, or the one that lets you work with your preferred coach? Do you chase bonuses or go with a smaller, more secure contract? And what about that reduction clause thing? We explain it all in Part II.

Part I: Finding An Agent What happens between an athlete’s final NCAA race and their professional debut? From finding an agent to signing a contract, our three-part series tells you everything you need to know.
*MB: LRC Investigates: How To Turn Pro In Track & Field

Related: From The 2018 Archives: LRC Pro Runners’ Salaries: How Much Do Professional Runners Make? We Unveil One Of The Sport’s Biggest Secrets

World HJ Champ Maria Lasitskene Continues To Bash Russian Fed; Might Sue

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Boston Is Going To Entertain In April And This Weekend

RRW 2020 Boston Marathon Field Released: 8 Sub-2:21 Women, 10 Sub-2:07 Men Scheduled To Race The field also includes Ethiopian half marathon record holder Jemal Yimer (58:33), who will be making his marathon debut.
*MB: Boston Elite Field Announced

World Athletics Indoor Tour Begins This Weekend With New Balance Indoor Grand Prix – Here’s How You Can Follow The Tour On TV/Online

London Will Entertain Twice As Well – Once In March And Then In April

Mo Farah To Race Kenenisa Bekele At Vitality Half Marathon In March Bekele has only one career half marathon in his career on his resume, but boy oh boy was it a classic.
*MB: Mo Farah set to get spanked by Kenenisa Bekele at Big Half

Kenyan Distance News

Anti-Doping News

More Results From The Weekend

US Weekend Preview *TV & Streaming

Boots On The Ground In Boston
LRC Profile
 Trayvon Bromell Is Back; Hoping That This Comeback Will Be His Last Once the brightest young light in US sprinting, Trayvon Bromell is on the comeback trail racing after two Achilles surgeries. He’ll race indoors for the 1st time since 2016 on Saturday at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

LRC In Response To Diamond League Changes, Emma Coburn Will Not Run ANY DL Steeples In 2020 Coburn does not like the steeple being excluded from the DL final and will skip the entire DL circuit. Plus Donavan Brazier wants to race David Rudisha. *Discuss Here

LRC What To Watch For This Weekend: Lots Of Great Distance Action At NBIGP, Tuohy Vs. Cain, Debuts For Brazier & McLaughlin & Trayvon Bromell Is Back A lot of pros will be racing indoors in the NY and Boston this weekend. We break it all down for you including Donavan Brazier‘s WR attempt at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix.
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World Athletics Preview: Spotlight On Donavan Brazier, Nia Ali, Sydney McLaughlin

Japanese Distance News

Women’s News Of Note

Random Olympic News

Looking Ahead

The Decade Has Ended

LRC LetsRun.com’s Decade Awards: Alberto Salazar Is Our Person Of The Decade + Best Runner, Best Upset, Doping Excuse Of The Decade, & More! In a decade marked by controversy, it’s fitting that Alberto Salazar is our Person of the Decade as controversy clung to Salazar like a paper clip to a magnet. Plus who wins our world and US athlete of the decade honors?

LRC US And World Runners Of The Decade: Jenny Simpson, Matthew Centrowitz, Caster Semenya And Eliud Kipchoge 

LRC 2019 LetsRun.com World And American Rankings: Donavan Brazier And Ajee’ Wilson Are World #1s The 6th annual world and US distance rankings are here and for the first time ever two Americans are #1 in the world in their events.

  • Rojo Speaks: The 2010s Are History: It Was Both The Best And Worst Of Times For Track And Field Fans What a crazy decade. From Chris Solinsky‘s 26:59 at the start of the decade to Brigid Kosgei‘s 2:14:04 at the end, there were plenty of high highs but the lows were also big as well as Olympic champs at 800, 1,500, steeple and the marathon were all banned from the sport. What does it all mean? LetsRun.com co-founder Robert Johnson looks for meaning and tries to figure it all out by taking you back in a time machine to January 1, 2010.

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Better Running Shoes

LRC The 10 Most Popular Running Shoes On LetsRun.com 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.