He Will Be Missed

– Ken Goe talking about how he became a top track and field correspondent. Goe is retiring after 43 years at The Oregonian today. You can read his final column here where he talks about how he often doesn’t remember the score of contests but he always remembers the people. “The contests never interested me as much as the people, whether they were coaches or athletes, male or female, football players, distance runners or hammer throwers. To me, the games became the canvas on which people made art by what they did in a deciding moment, how they overcame an adverse situation, handled victory or defeat.”

Whom Did LRC Nation Vote For?

LRC Whom Did The LetsRun.com Visitors Support In The US Presidential Election? Click Here To Find Out LRC visitors say they overwhelmingly supported one of the US presidential candidates. Find out which one it was here.
*MB: Whom did the LetsRun.com visitors vote for in the 2020 US Presidential Election?

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Give Yourself A Treat And Buy This New Book Now

LRC The 10 Craziest Things We Learned From “Win At All Costs,” The New Book About Alberto Salazar & The Nike Oregon Project From Salazar using the LetsRun message board to guide his 2011 Boston Marathon coaching to a drunken attempted kiss of Kara Goucher on the plane to the 2011 Worlds to Salazar crediting Chris Solinsky‘s 26:59 to Solinsky being on thyroid med, Matt Hart‘s fantastic new book has some fantastic revelations.
*MB: Matt Hart’s new Nike book is great – Salazar once tried to kiss Kara Goucher and said Solinsky ran 26:59 because of thyroid meds

LRC Book Review: “Win At All Costs” Tells The Definitive Story Of The Rise And Fall Of The Nike Oregon Project Author Matt Hart, who previously reported on NOP for the New York Times, has drawn upon hundreds of sources for a terrific book. Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the story of the NOP under Alberto Salazar. Many of the details of the NOP saga were already well-known but Hart did a remarkable job of tying them all together in the definitive narrative. Plus he still breaks some major news with a few revelations as Hart also did plenty of his own reporting for Win At All Costs. 5 stars out of 5.

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LRC Cross-Country Finally Has Its Own Video Game – Download It For Free Ryan Craven, a guy who used to own Evan Jager in cross-country and the third-placer at 2005 Foot Locker nationals, spent 50+ hours a week this summer designing a cross-country video game. It’s available for download now for free (but tips are always nice)!
*MB: A cross country video games has been invented. Play it here for free.