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LRC Joshua Cheptegei Calls Out Mo Farah For Skipping World Half Marathon Championships “It’s quite really ridiculous that [Mo Farah’s] not in the field.”
*MB: Cheptegei calls out Mo Farah for skipping World Half We think the trash talk is good for the sport. What do you think?

LRC Women’s Preview: Is This The Greatest Women’s Half Marathon Field In History? Four different women have broken the world record in the half marathon in recent years and all four of those women will be running in Gdynia on Saturday, which makes this one of the greatest – if not the greatest – half marathon fields ever assembled.

LRC Men’s Preview: Joshua Cheptegei Debuts Vs. The Next Great Kenyan Kibiwott Kandie Joshua Cheptegei will try to become just the second man in history to win global titles on the road, track, and cross-country.

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The 2020 Version Of NCAAs XCs Is This Weekend For The Men *Results

LRC The Best NCAA XC Meet Of 2020 Is On Saturday At Oklahoma State Covid-19 has given us a real treat as this weekend’s OSU Invitational will offer us something we wouldn’t get to see if it weren’t for the pandemic: a regular-season matchup between the sport’s top three men’s teams from 2019 NCAAs – BYU, NAU, and Colorado.
*MB: BYU vs. NAU This Weekend!
*MB: Nico Young won’t be racing for NAU this weekend

LRC How (And Why) BYU All-American Clayson Shumway Is Driving 18 Hours To Race This Weekend At Oklahoma State


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LRC VIP 2020 Has Been The Year Of Whereabouts Failures. Why? Nine athletes – including recent world champions Christian ColemanSalwa Eid Naser and Elijah Manangoi – have been suspended for whereabouts failures in 2020, compared to two in all of 2018 and 2019 combined. What’s going on? Subscription required for early access. The paywall will be lifted on Monday.

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Sifan Hassan Out Of World Half Champs

Sifan Hassan Pulls Out Of World Half Marathon Champs Hassan said she and her coach decided to end her season early to start preparing for the Olympic year.
*MB: Breaking: Sifan Hassan pulls out of World Half Marathon Champs. What double should she do in Tokyo 2021?

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