Mid-Week Results From Gyulai Memorial In Hungary *Results

LRC Donavan Brazier Keeps Win Streak Alive, Runs 1:15.07 For 600m In Hungary Brazier had to come from way down in the last 100 to win the race and run down Puerto Rico’s Wesley Vázquez.
MB: Donny Braz to Take Down a 34 Year Old World’s 600m Best?


GB Mid-D News

The 1995 Weltklasse Zürich Was Special

LRC 25 Years Later: A Look Back At One Of The Greatest Nights In Distance Running History At the 1995 Weltklasse Zürich meet, Moses Kiptanui became the first man under 8:00 in the steeplechase and Haile Gebrselassie took over 10 seconds off the 5,000m world record.  It was the Golden Age of one of Europe’s finest meets. A quarter century later, those who were there reflect on the famous night.
*MB: Sub-8 and 12:44.39 at 1995 Weltklasse Zürich: A look back at one of the greatest nights in distance running history 25 yrs later

World Athletics: On Its 25th Anniversary, Remembering Kiptanui’s Historic Sub-Eight-Minute Steeplechase

Pre-Meet Monaco Coverage

Monaco MB Talk

Mid-Week Action


2020 London Is Set – Will It Be Great?

LRC Now That Kipchoge Vs. Bekele Is Set, The Question Is – Are They In Shape? How have the greatest marathoner and greatest distance runner in history been training during the pandemic? Where is their fitness two months before London? Superagent Jos Hermens gives us the inside scoop.
*MB: Bekele vs Kipchoge is on!! But will either one of them be in shape?

We’ve Brought John Kellogg Out Of Retirement – Our Summer Training Program Is Back

LRC High Schoolers And College Runners- Train Smarter This Summer With The LetsRun.com Summer Training Program If you aren’t sure what you should be doing for summer training and want to be your best this fall, sign up for our summer training program. Get a daily training schedule, interact with our team, and be your best this fall.

US Distance News


More From Cheptegei

LRC VIP Joshua Cheptegei Video Chat With LetsRun.com Cheptegei spoke to us Tuesday afternoon for 45 minutes about his shocking run. LRC Supporter’s Club members can watch the interview now. Join the LRC Supporters Club to get bonus content, enhanced access, and huge savings on running shoes. We’ll edit the zoom and release it as a podcast next week.

LRC How Joshua Cheptegei Became The World’s Fastest Distance Runner – A Look Back At His Career After 5,000m World Record He first made noise on the senior level by having the biggest blowup we’ve ever seen in a race. Since then he’s won 2 world titles and broken 4 world records.

Assorted Distance News

Music City Distance Carnival *Results *Live Stream

16-Year-Old Rheinhardt Harrison Runs 4:01.34 At Music City Distance Carnival He broke Edward Cheserek‘s sophomore class record (Harrison is a rising junior) and finished 7th in the race which was won by Harvard grad Kieran Tuntivate in a Thailand NR of 3:57.87.

MB: Music City Distance Carnival Discussion Thread The best times of the night came in the 1,500m where Aussie Oliver Hoare (3:34.63) and Cory McGee (4:03.64) were the winners. McGee just beat Emma Coburn by .18. Michael Saruni won the 800m in 1:46.13. and Ce’Aira Brown took the women’s race in 2:00.31.

More Monaco Coverage

More Monaco DL News

The Shoes Have Ruined The Sport

World Athletics Issues Reminder About Their Amended Shoe Rules Which Went Into Affect Two Weeks Ago The new rules set a maximum sole height limit of 25mm for track events 800m and above. This means that road shoes with a higher sole height like the Nike Vaporfly can’t be worn for track races. However, anyone who ran a time or set a record before the rule came in effect two weeks ago will be grandfathered in.
*2nd Article Cross-Country also has a maximum sole height limit of 25mm.

Monaco Diamond League Is Friday

Monaco Provisional Entry Lists There is a solid women’s 5,000m with Sifan Hassan, Hellen Obiri, Letesenbet Gidey, Shannon Rowbury and Konstanze Klosterhalfen. The men’s 1,500m should also be good with Timothy Cheruiyot, Jakob and Filip Ingebrigsten and Craig Engels. The men’s 5,000 has Joshua Cheptegei, Julien Wanders and Henrik IngebrigstenSoufiane El Bakkali in the steeple. Brits Laura Muir and Jemma Reekie are in the 1,000m with Raevyn Rogers and Faith Kipyegon.
*MB: DL Monaco entries are up

OAC Full Team Revealed – Monson & Hoare Added To The Mix

LRC Full On Athletics Club Roster Announced, Led By NCAA Champs Geordie Beamish & Alicia Monson On has announced more NCAA signings this summer than every other shoe company combined. We reveal the full squad and analyze the roster, which is made up of 6 NCAA champs (4 DI) and led by Joe KleckerOllie Hoare, and Alicia Monson.

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Event Comebacks And Cancellations

RIP NCAA Fall Sports

More Upcoming Action

North American Sprint Action

We Wish Them A Speedy Recovery

400m World Record Holder Wayde Van Niekerk Tests Positive For Coronavirus Van Niekerk was supposed to run the 100m and 400m at a meet in Italy, but will have to sit out and quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19. *MB: Van Niekerk Covid positive

Flagstaff Running Community Launches Run With Rivs Fundraiser For Local Legend Tommy Rivers Puzey, Who Is Battling A Rare Form Of Cancer You can participate by logging (or donating to) an endurance challenge anytime through August 9. All funds go to the Puzey family.