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LRC The 2021 RAK Half Looks INCREDIBLE: Women’s WR Holders Brigid Kosgei & Ababel Yeshaneh To Battle, World Half Rematch with Jacob Kiplimo vs Kibiwott Kandie And Sara Hall Is Entered Mark your calendars, the February 19th race is something athletics fans can get excited about. The marathon WR holder vs. the half marathon WR holder is the women’s headline. For the men, we get a replay of gold vs silver from World HalfAnd Sara Hall of the US is making the trip.
*MB: The 2021 RAK HALF Is LOADED. 2 World Record holders, Jakob Kiplimo, Kibiwott Kandie and Sara Hall are racing

Hopefully, We Have A Diamond League Season In 2021

LRC Diamond League Announces 2021 Schedule; Pre Classic Will Be On August 21 Due to Covid-19, the season is scheduled to start later than ever (May 23rd) which means there is going to be a crazy tight schedule after the Olympics. At one point there will be 4 meets over an 8 day span and 6 in 20.

US Distance Action

Unusual Women’s Sport News

LetsJump.com

Ultra News

LRC In-Depth

Podcast Ken Goe Defends Salazar: “I’ve seen very little persuasive evidence that he was a systematic cheater.” Ken Goe retired as one of the last remaining track and field writers in America at a major newspaper. He looks back at his career and talks about everything Nike-related in running including Alberto Salazar, Galen Rupp, Phil Knight, Mary Cain and Vin Lananna.
*MB: Ken Goe: A Salazar Shill to the End


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D’Amato Breaks US 10 Mile Record

RRW Keira D’Amato DESTROYS American Women’s-Only 10 Mile Record; Runs 51:23 To Smash 52:12 Record At Up Dawg Ten Miler The magical season for the 36-year-old unsponsored mother of 2 continued with her first American record. D’Amato broke the previous mark of 52:12 set by Janet Bawcom in 2014. Molly Seidel was a distant second in the 53-minute range.
*MB: Up Dawg 10 miler is ON! Keira is busting it out!!!

LRC Pre-Race Keira D’Amato Is Trying To Break The American 10-Mile Record On Monday. It Could Cost Her Thousands Of Dollars

LRC Tennessee’s Jenna Hutchins Puts Stamp On Incredible 2020 Cross-Country Season With Historic Sub-16:00 5K Hutchins, who finished 9th at Foot Lockers as a freshman and 5th as a sophomore, recorded the first sub-16:00 5k in US girls HS history. Can it be believed?


COROS Wearables Is Now Official GPS Sponsor Of Eliud Kipchoge And The NN Running Team

World Athletics Athlete Of The Year Finalists

Finalists Announced For 2020 World Athletics Male Athlete Of The Year Award They are Joshua Cheptegei, Ryan Crouser, Mondo Duplantis, Johannes Vetter and Karsten Warholm. Breaking two long-standing track WRs, Cheptegei is a pretty good bet.

Finalists Announced For 2020 World Athletics Female Athlete Of The Year Award They are Letesenbet Gidey, Sifan Hassan, Peres Jepchirchir, Yulimar Rojas and Elaine Thompson-Herah.

RunningLane High School  XC Champs

Sprinters In The News

More NCAA Updates

Manangoi Owns His Mistake

LRC “I Made A Mistake”: Elijah Manangoi Does What Christian Coleman Refuses To Do – Owns Up To Missing 3 Drug Tests Jonathan Gault praises Elijah Manangoi for doing something that fellow stars Christian Coleman and Wilson Kipsang have been unable to do and something that is very rare in the year 2020 – owning up to a massive mistake. Manangoi admitted his suspension for missing 3 drug tests was his own fault. “I would like to urge my fellow athletes both in Kenya and abroad to seriously take care of their own whereabouts to avoid unnecessary sanctions, it seems simple but a slight mistake can be costly at the end. It’s shameful.”
*MB: Jonathan Gault is (rightly) full of praise for Elijah Manangoi – a guy who just got banned for 2 years

Supporters Club Content

LRC Ask Me Anything With LetsRun.com Co-Founder Weldon Johnson – Running, Dogs, Paula Wejo has started an AMA for Supporters Club members and so far has answered question on his running career, his dogs, and whether he thinks Paula Radcliffe, whom he paced to her first world record, in the marathon was clean.

Words From Two All-Time British Greats

The 2020 NCAA Championships Were Supposed To Be Saturday

LRC What I Miss Most About the NCAA Cross-Country Championships The NCAA cross-country championships were originally scheduled for this weekend at Oklahoma State. As Jonathan Gault ponders yet another absence from the 2020 sporting calendar, he reflects on what he misses the most about one of his favorite events of the year.
*MB: NCAA xc were supposed to be this weekend. What do you miss most about the meet?

On The Roads


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