FBK After Summer Competition In Hengelo *Full Results + Video Replay

LRC Sifan Hassan Runs 29:36 To Shatter Paula Radcliffe’s 30:01 European Record On a cool and rainy night, Sifan Hassan attacked Almaz Ayana’s 29:17.45 world record as she went out in 14:37 before fading to a European record time of 29:36.67. In the other races, Kipyegon, Kejelcha and McSweyn struggled in the conditions.
*MB: Official Hengelo Discussion Thread: Kipyegon WR attempt, Hassan ER attempt, McSweyn NR attempt + Kejelcha & more!
*MB: Hassan #4 All-Time 10000m – 29:36.67 in rainy conditions in Hengelo
*World Athletics Recap

Women’s Distance News

WR Analysis

LRC Analysis 8 Takeaways After Cheptegei And Gidey Smash World Records In Valencia Cheptegei went 13:07+ – 13:03+ to set the new 10,000 mark and wipe Kenenisa Bekele from the record books while Gidey, who hadn’t won a 5,000 race in four years, broke Tirunesh Dibaba‘s 5,000 world record.

Don’t Die While Running

How Should You Train If You Get Covid-19? Two weeks of full recovery is recommended with slow return to activity. As with any viral infection, you need to let your body recover.

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London Women

LRC American Sara Hall Runs The Race Of Her Life To Finish 2nd In 2020 London Marathon In 2:22:01 An American hadn’t finished in the top 3 in London since 2006 but Sara Hall ran the race of her life and mowed down everyone in the field save Brigid Kosgei (2:18:58) to finish second in 2:22:01 after outkicking world champ Ruth Chepngetich. US Olympian Molly Seidel was 6th (2:25:13).

Women’s Recap Brigid Kosgei DOMINATES 2020 London Marathon, American Sara Hall Shocks Field To Finish Second Kosgei winning convincingly may not have been a shock but the name of the second-place finisher sure was – Sara Hall.

Good News

MB: University Of Minnesota Reinstates Outdoor TF, Indoor Remains Permanently Cut This has to be considered a big win as the other men’s sports remain cut, but we don’t understand the logic of not having indoors in Minnesota where it’s cold as ****. Plus if you already have an outdoor team, indoors costs hardly anything additional.

The Latest NCAA Polls
Boost Treadmills National XC Poll No. 2 (Oct. 8, 2020) – Notre Dame men, Arkansas women are #1

Road News

Yes, Kipchoge Really Lost A Marathon Last Sunday

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NN World Record Day Delivered *Free Race Replay *Results

Race Recap Joshua Cheptegei (26:11:00) And Letesenbet Gidey (14:06.62) Break Men’s 10,000 And Women’s 5,000 World Records In Valencia It was a special day for distance fans as a 12-year-old women’s world record and a 16-year-old men’s world record fell in Valencia.

London Leftovers

The Slippery Slope To The End Of College Track And Field May Start On Friday When The UMinn Trustees Vote

Guest Op-Ed College Track And Field (And Women’s Sports) Is Under Attack At The University Of Minnesota NCAA track and field and women’s sport’s future may be decided on Friday in Minnesota. If the men’s track, gymnastics and tennis teams are cut, then Minnesota will need to ax 77 women’s participants to be in compliance with Title IX. That would mark a total reduction of women’s opportunities by more than 29% in less than five years.


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Our Thoughts/Prayers Go Out To Goucher And Her Family

The 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon *Leaderboard / Results *Men’s Preview *Women’s Preview *TV & Streaming

LRC Shura Kitata Snaps Eliud Kipchoge’s 10-Race Win Streak To Win 2020 London Marathon With a half mile left, 4 men were still battling it out for the win. With 200 meters to go, it was a 3-way sprint finish. Shockingly, none of those men was Eliud Kipchoge.

LRC Analysis Eliud Kipchoge Lost A Marathon – What Happened? For the first time in over seven years, Eliud Kipchoge was beaten in a marathon. Here’s how it happened.