NN Valencia World Record Day Is October 7

LRC¬†Emergency Podcast on Joshua Cheptegei World Record Attempt With His Agent Jurrie van der Velden¬†This is the type of bonus content normally available to LRC Supporters Club members. If you’re not a member yet, join by Labor Day and get a free 1:59:40 GOAT shirt.¬†Click here to join https://www.letsrun.com/subscribe
*Video (Supporter’s Club Only):¬†Zoom w/ Joshua Cheptegei’s Agent Jurrie van der Velden on 10,000m World Record Attempt Valencia

LRC Joshua Cheptegei Will Make 10,000m World Record Attempt In Valencia On October 7 Can he do it? We analyze his chances for you in GREAT detail.
*MB: Cheptegei to attack 10000m W.R in Valencia (Spain) 7th of October.

Mondo Duplantis Clears The Best Outdoor PV In 26-Years With 6.07m In Lausanne¬†Duplantis had a duel with¬†Sam Kendricks¬†as both men were perfect through 6.02m, but Kendricks couldn’t get over 6.07m. Duplantis took one attempt at 6.15m, but it was getting too dark and unsafe. Sweden’s¬†Angelica Bengtsson‚Äôs won the women’s vault in 4.72m.

More Recent Results

Weekend USA Action *Drake Results *SC Results

Ryan Crouser Has One Of The Best Shot Put Series Ever At Drake Blue Oval Classic, Lynna Irby Women’s Performer Of Meet Crouser has the 14 top throws in the world in 2020.¬†Irby won the 200m in 22.52. Other winners included Sandi Morris (4.65m – PV), Jeff Demps (10.09 – 100m) and Kayla White (11.18 – 100m).

South Carolina TrackFest Results: Ollie Hoare Crushes Everyone Again With 3:53.35 Mile, 16-Year-Old Rheinhardt Harrison Runs 4:02.61¬†Free video replay of meet here set to start with men’s mile.
*Discussion Thread
*MB: Aussie Ollie Hoare runs 3:53 mile in South Carolina and wins by 5 seconds!

Sam Prakel (3:58.3) And Emily Lipari (4:29.3) Win USA Road Mile Championships At Drake Blue Oval Showcase Prakel won over Colby Alexander (3:58.8) and Joe Klecker (3:59.0) while Lipari beat out Marisa Howard (4:31.1).

MB: Sunset Tour #2 Meet: King Cheserek Wins 10k in 27:42 Cheserek won over Girma Mecheso (27:49.53) as 1,500m Olympian Ben Blankenship made his debut with 28:08.20 (5th place). Rebecca Mehra beats a good 1,500m field in 4:08.45.
*MB: Ben Blankenship 28:08 10,000m

Distance News

Looking Ahead On The Roads

Distance News

Mid-Week Results

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.

Brussels DL Is Friday *Schedule, Entries, & Results *TV/Streaming Information

LRC¬†¬†2020 Brussels DL Preview: World Record Attempts Galore: Hassan vs. Kosgei in Clash of WR Holders; Mo Farah & Faith Kipyegon Also Targeting WRs¬†Are you read for this mouth-watering matchup? The women’s marathon and mile world record holders will clash in a one-hour run world record battle. In the men’s race, Mo Farah,¬†who hasn’t raced on the track in three years, will return to chase the WR currently held by¬†Haile G,¬†while the fastest man in European history Sondre Moen has decided to skip the meet as his beloved Vaporfly shoes have been banned.

Interesting / Bizarre Distance News

Half Marathon WR Attempt In Prague On Saturday

RRW: Fast Times Targeted On Looped Course At Elite-Only Prague 21.1 KM On Saturday¬†Under 58:30 for the men and under 66:11 (women’s-only WR) for the women are the goal times. The field includes nine sub-60 minute men led by¬†Stephen Kiprop¬†(58:42) and¬†Kibiwott Kandie¬†(58:58) and five sub-66 women led by¬†Joan Chelimo¬†(65:04) and¬†Peres Jepchirchir¬†(65:06).
*MB: RunCzech announces half-marathon WR attempt on Sep 5 in Prague

September 12: Mo Farah Announced For The Antrim Coast Half Marathon Farah is shooting for his own national record of 59:32. Other elites racing include Dewi Griffiths, Marc Scott, Gemma Steel and Jo Pavey. *Discuss

Your Fall Races Cancelled? Want To Train Smarter? We’ve Got You Covered

LRC The 9-Week LetsRun.com Fall Summer Training And Racing Program Is Here This program was designed for our summer training program members who had their fall seasons cancelled but is designed for anyone who wants to excel at 5k or 8k this fall.

Distance News

Saturday International Action


Track And Field’s Newest World Record Holder Talks To LetsRun.com

Podcast And Video Now Released
Joshua Cheptegei Talks After Breaking The 5,000m World Record¬†Cheptegei says he never doubted he’d break¬†Kenenisa Bekele‘s 5,000 WR and now may go for the 10,000 mark. “I have a surprise. I might run a 10,000 meters very soon,” said Cheptegei.¬†Cheptegei also reveals he’s wanted to be the GOAT since 2014, talks about why Uganda could finally be emerging as a serious distance power and discusses if a sub-12:30 or sub-26:00 are possible.¬†“12:30 Could Be Possible, Maybe Also Sub-26:00? I Don’t Know.”
*MB:¬†Joshua Cheptegei talks to LetsRun.com: “I have a surprise. I might run a 10,000 meters very soon.”


International Weekend Results

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LRC Become A LetsRun.com VIP: The LRC Supporters Club Is Here Become a founding member of our Supporters Club and receive bonus content including private podcasts and video shows, get early access to our featured content, get exclusive discounts, enhanced forum features, and help us shape the direction of LetsRun.com. Plus zap the ads and gain access to a private members-only forum. Right now all members get 20% off running shoes and a free shirt for just trying us out. Sign up by September 1 to become a founding member and get a free 1:59:40 GOAT T-shirt.

Upcoming Track Action

Bolt Update

Usain Bolt’s Positive Coronavirus Test Confirmed; Jamaican Police Investigating His Birthday Party¬†There are reports that people at the party broke rules requiring them to quarantine for 14 days after arriving in Jamaica and local rules require people to wear masks while in public and not have gatherings over 20 people.
*The Telegraph:¬†“Raheem Sterling’s Covid-19 Scare As Usain Bolt Returns Positive Test Following Surprise Party”¬†*2nd Article

Early Access For LRC Supporters Club Members

Joshua Cheptegei 45-Minute Podcast And Video With LetsRun.com The world’s greatest track runner talks about his incredible run in Monaco. Now available as a podcast as well for Supporters Club Members. We’ll be announcing more details on the Supporters Club soon but you can join now.