Salwa Eid Naser Cleared

LRC Analysis Why Was Salwa Eid Naser Cleared? Everything You Need to Know About Her Whereabouts Case On 4 different occasions in a 365-day span, drug testers were unable to test Salwa Eid Naser, the third-fastest woman in history at 400, and yet she’s been cleared to compete. Find out why here.

An Important Look Into A Key Part Of The Anti-Doping Movement

LRC 2020 Has Been The Year Of Whereabouts Failures. Why? (Unlocked for all readers) 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?

More Weekend Distance Action

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

LRC NAU Men (42) Edge BYU (50) And Oklahoma State (51) In Biggest NCAA XC Meet Of The Year Today’s OSU Invitational featured the top three teams from last year’s NCAAs plus hosts Oklahoma State. It lived up to the hype. Luis Grijalva got the individual win.

News From Japan

Pre-Race World Half News

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?

General Track Stuff

LRC It’s Here: The 1:59:40 GOAT Shirt Get the premium shirt that signals and celebrates greatness. Order today.

A New Fall Classic

LRC Michigan Pro Ekiden Preview: HOKA NAZ Elite Favored In Clash Of US Pro Squads Six of the country’s top distance training groups will gather in Michigan on Friday for a six-person, mixed-gender ekiden. NAZ Elite’s Tyler Day and Kellyn Taylor headline the entries. *Discussion: Official Michigan Pro Ekiden Prediction Thread

Jamaican News

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Previous World Half Champs News

Technology Debate


2020 World Half *Results *Men’s Preview *Women’s Preview *Course Map *TV/Streaming

LRC Jacob Kiplimo UPSETS Joshua Cheptegei, Wins 2020 World Half Marathon Champions In 58:49 Wow. Joshua Cheptegei was viewed as the new GOAT, now he may not even be the best guy in his  country. Is Cheptegei-Kiplimo the new Federer-Nadal? Plus 5 More thoughts on Jacob Kiplimo’s win at the 2020 World Half.

LRC Peres Jepchirchir Sets Women’s-Only World Record Of 65:16 To Win 2020 World Half Marathon Championships Jepchirchir joins Tegla LoroupePaula Radcliffe and Lornah Kiplagat, as the only women with two World Half titles. Plus who is the German that won the silver?

Women’s Pro News

NCAA / HS News