Yiannis Kouros’ Legendary 24-Hour Record Just Became A Little More Legendary

LRC Kilian Jornet’s 24-Hour Record Attempt Doesn’t Even Last 11 Hours, Ends With Him Spending The Night In The Hospital The great mountain/trail runner Kilian Jornet ran the first track race of his life on Friday, taking a stab at Yiannis Kouroslegendary 24-hour world record. He ended up in the hospital after less than 11 hours of running.
*MB: Kilian Jornet will try to break the toughest ultra record in the books

Archives: LRC GOAT: Yiannis Kouros’ 24-Hour Record Of 303.306 KM (188.68 Miles) From 1997 Is The Greatest Ultramarathon World Record

The Delhi Half Marathon Is Sunday (Sat. Night In The US) *Live Stream @ 7:10PM ET 

MB: Official 2020 Delhi Half Marathon discussion thread. Watch race life for free at 7:10 pm ET tonight

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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?

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.

LRC LetsRun.com – The Shirt – Is Unveiled – Buy Our 20th Anniversary T-Shirt Here For the first time in history,  you can now sport the iconic look of the original LetsRun.com singlet.

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LRC Gobble, Gobble Podcast With Guest Ben Rosario – High School Star Jenna Hutchins, 36-Year-Old Keira D’Amato HOKA NAZ Elite Ben Rosario was our guest to talk his team and the Marathon Project.

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We Think We’ve Found The Ultimate Covid-19 Running Accomplishment

LRC Last Sunday, American CJ Albertson Ran A 2:09 Marathon On His Treadmill And Added On An Extra Mile For Fun. He Doesn’t Care What You Think About It.  “There’s just something about it that is relaxing but also allows you to push hard. And so I don’t have to think about anything, I just get the physical act of running hard and fast. There’s something really soothing about that to me.”
*MB: CJ Albertson (Brooks) 2:10 treadmill marathon

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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.

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LRC It’s Here: The 1:59:40* GOAT Shirt 1:59:40 is impressive but shouldn’t we admit it needs to at a minimum come with an asterisk next to it? Use code LETSRUN20 to save 20% on all LRC shirts.



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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 Half. And 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

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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!!!

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