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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. Ryan Hall: “This has been the fittest I’ve ever seen her. Every buildup she gets better and better.¨

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A Historic Race Will Be No More: Japan’s Oldest Marathon: Lake Biwa To Be Discontinued After 2021 Race A bit surprising in marathon-mad Japan but other more popular races are expected to replace it on the calendar.

Russia Gets Olympic Ban Reduced

Russia’s Olympic Doping Ban Cut From 4 Years To 2, But Falg Barred From Next Two Games We don’ t see how this is a huge deal. Russia has been banned since 2016.

USADA Head Travis Tygart Says Russian Ruling A “Catastrophic Blow To Clean Sport”

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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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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).
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Have You Purchased Your LetsRun T-Shirt Yet?

LRC The Softest T-Shirt You’ll Ever Wear Is Here For the first time in history,  you can now sport the iconic look of the original singlet or get one of our 1:59:40 or 1:59:40* t-shirts.