Malcolm Gladwell Speaks

LRC Malcolm Gladwell Opens Up On His Love Of Running, Saving Track And Field, Nike, Alberto, Galen, Super Shoes, Doping And More In a wide-ranging conversation, Gladwell, who describes himself as a “serious mediocre” runner, doesn’t hold anything back and shares some strong opinions about doping, super shoes, Nike, and those in charge of the sport. A must listen/read.

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Marathon Project Is Sunday 

LRC Will Sara Hall Break Deena Kastor’s 2:19:36 AR In The Marathon On Sunday? Her Coach/Husband Ryan Hall Says Sara’s Training “Has Gone Phenomenal” Let this serve as your official American record alert. While Ryan refused to call it an American record attempt, he said he’d like to see Sara go out in 69:40 so we’ll let you do the math. “This has been the fittest I’ve ever seen her. Every buildup she gets better and better,” said Ryan.

LRC Women’s Marathon Project Preview: Will Anyone Go With Sara Hall? How Fast Will Keira D’Amato Run? Hall is planning on running the first half in 69:40, while the next group is slated to hit halfway in 71:30. Kellyn TaylorStephanie BruceEmma Bates and D’Amato are among the US stars chasing PRs in the desert.

LRC Men’s Marathon Project Preview: With a Fast Course & Perfect Conditions, Will Sunday Be a Historic Day for US Marathoning? There have only been six races in history in which multiple Americans have broken 2:10 (the record is four guys under 2:10), but we could see as many as half a dozen Americans break the barrier in Arizona.
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