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– University of Nevada cross-country coach Kirk Elias talking about his athlete Tierney Wolfgram running 2:31:49 to break the women’s American junior marathon record. Her pacers (two male teammates) were supposed were supposed to run 5:53 pace for most of the way, but Wolfgram pushed them faster from the start, ultimately averaging 5:47.

Marathon / Half Marathon News

MB: 2:20 marathoner Jordan Hasay only runs 74:27 half marathon in Oregon  Hasay claimed she was freezing in the 43-degree weather but chose not to wear very much clothing.

MB: 17-Year-Old Tierney Wolfgram Destroys American Women’s JR Record In The Marathon With 2:31:49 She broke the 36-year-old record by almost three minutes.
*Recommended Read: Tierney Wolfgram Talks About Her Decision To Go After (And What Went Into Getting) The American Marathon Junior Record Wolfgram says she was kind of “mourning” not getting the record at the Olympic Trials (where she ran 2:42:47 for 76th place), but when COVID cancelled the XC season she decided to go for it this fall.

College News

LRC Historic “America’s Race” Between Army, Navy, & Air Force XC Teams Cancelled Amid Rising COVID Cases The meet was supposed to be held on Veteran’s Day and streamed on ESPN+, but rising cases at Navy and Air Force caused it to be cancelled.

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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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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.

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