Boston Cancelled; We’d Be Shocked If London Isn’t Soon As Well

The Boston Marathon Postponed Until September 14th Due To Coronavirus

London Marathon Postponed Until October 4

One Final Look At The US Olympic Marathon Trials (Sponsored By HOKA)

LRC How Did The HOKA Athletes Do At The 2020 Marathon Trials? 17 HOKA athletes took the Trials, led by Aliphine Tuliamuk, who won the Trials! How did everyone else do? Pretty darn well as HOKA put 3 in the top 8 for the women and 3 in the top 25 for the men.

2020 NCAA Indoors Are Are Fri. / Sat. But W/O Fans *Schedule & Entries *TV & Streaming

LRC Women’s Mid-D/Distance Preview: Dani Jones Chases Audacious 800/Mile Double We don’t expect her to pull it off as we think Nia Akins will win her first NCAA title in the 800, but if Jones wins just 1 NCAA title she’ll join Jenny Simpson and Adam Goucher for the most in CU history. Plus can Whittni Orton win her first in the 3,000?

LRC Men’s Mid-D/Distance Preview: Studs Galore & Wide-Open Races We break down the men’s distance action for this weekend’s NCAA Champs which are LOADED with 11 guys under 3:58, 12 guys under 7:50, 4 under 13:30 plus the fastest DMR team in NCAA history.
*MB: 2020 NCAA Indoors men’s fields are LOADED. Who you got?

Bonus Podcasts

LRC Aliphine Tuliamuk Podcast: Smooth Sailing For 25 Miles AT The Trials, Eyeing A Medal In Sapporo Hear from the Olympic Marathon Trials champ.

LRC Ben Rosario HOKA NAZ Elite Coach And Coach Of 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials Champ Aliphine Tuliamuk How did coach Ben go about the big day, how did he build his team, and what are the plans for Sapporo?

Coronavirus In The News

 

Mid-D News

Random But Interesting

Doping News

Gender News

LRC Book Review

LRC Book Review: “Sporting Gender” Offers Much-Needed History And Context On A Challenging Topic Written by medical physicist Joanna Harper, the book is part scientific explainer, part history lesson, part personal story and attacks a tricky subject from multiple angles.

No NCAAs In 2020

MB: NCAA Cancels Indoors AND Outdoors

Coronavirus Talk

Podcast: Cancel Everything Running Related?!  Listen to the best track and field running podcast on the planet which was recorded Wednesday before everything was actually cancelled.

Our Weekly Recap And Podcast

LRC WTW: How Did Rupp And Tuliamuk Win? How Did Kipyego Hold Off Linden? USA Drug Cheats And Japanese Marathoning We take a deep dive into the splits of Galen Rupp‘s and Aliphine Tuliamuk‘s wins at the Trials and see how Sally Kipyego held off Des Linden.

LRC Weekly Podcast: NCAA Indoor Preview + Cancel Everything? We get your ready for NCAA Indoors and rejoice in the good news that the NCAA Indoors and Boston and London Marathons are still on – for now. It seems as if the next few weeks are a critical test for Boston/London. Will they show they truly care about the elite race like Tokyo? Or are they nothing but glorified fun runs?
*LRC Aliphine Tuliamuk Podcast
*LRC Ben Rosario Bonus Podcast

Women In The News – BTC Gets Lots Of Pub

Tokyo 2021?

 

Sprint Stuff

Shoe Debate/Analysis

3 Mid-Week Recommended Reads


18-Year-Old Lester Lescay Of Cuba Long Jumped 8.21m Over The Weekend If you think that’s good, realize he’s already the world leader at 8.28.

Celebrate The 40th Anniversary Of America’s First And Only Men’s World XC Champion

LRC Craig Virgin Recalls His Epic Victory At The World Cross-Country Championships, 40 Years Later Only one American man has ever won World XC. In his own words, Virgin describes how he survived his four “moments of truth” to win in Paris in 1980, where he celebrated with champagne long into the night.

Women’s Field Event News

More Shoes / Trials

Rojo Speaks It’s Official: Nike’s Vaporfly Shoe Technology And World Athletics’ Shoe Rules Have Ruined The Marathon (At Least Temporarily) The Olympic Trials and the first 3 super-elite marathons of 2020 show one thing: shoes really matter and they are creating an uneven playing field in the sport.