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LRC Ryan Hill Joins HOKA ONE ONE NAZ Elite Jonathan Gault breaks the news that Hill, the 2015 US 5k champ, is leaving Bowerman TC and is headed to Flagstaff, where he’ll chase his first Olympic berth.
*MB: Ryan Hill leaves BTC

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Goodbye, 2020

LRC LetsRun.com’s Best Articles Of 2020: How To Turn Pro, Farewell To Coogan’s, Solinsky’s 26:59 Revisited And More We sifted through the hundreds of articles we published in 2020 to find the very best stories of the year. From a guide on how to turn professional, to a diatribe on the Vaporflys, to a a remembrance of Haile G‘s 12:44, to the inside scoop on Chris Solinsky‘s AR at 2010 Payton Jordan, check out the work we were proudest of in 2020.

LRC The 2020 LetsRun.com Awards Are Here: Best Runner, Best Comeback, Biggest Disappointment, Most Inspirational & More 2020 was full of highs and lows – just ask Sara Hall. We hand out awards for a year unlike any other.
*MB: The 2020 LetsRun.com Awards Are Out – Best Runner, Best Comeback, Biggest Disappointment, Most Inspirational & More

LRC The Best LetsRun.com Track Talk Podcast Episodes Of 2020: Jim Ryun, Deena Kastor, The Big 3 Reunited, & More Though 2020 featured fewer races than normal, we had plenty to talk about as we cranked out 68 episodes of the LetsRun.com Track Talk Podcast as we landed some incredible guests, including an Olympic gold medalist, a Boston Marathon champion, a world record holder, and one of the most popular authors on the planet. A look at eight of our best episodes of 2020.

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New Year’s Eve And New Year’s Action

Post-Hakone Ekiden News

Japan Ends 2020 And Starts 2021 With Ekiden Action

Recommended Read: Komazawa Pulls Off Last-Second Come-From-Behind 2021 Hakone Ekiden Win After an “out-of-nowhere” day 1 win, underdog Soka University started the final day with a 2:14 lead and were poised to make history with a 3:19 lead going into the final 23km leg. But Komazawa caught up with 2km to go to pull off the first anchor stage comeback at Hakone in 20 years.
*Soka University Wins First-Ever Hakone Ekiden Day One Title

Fujitsu Wins Its 1st New Year Ekiden Title Since 2009 Olympic marathon Trials winner Shogo Nakamura gave Fujitsu the lead on the 4th leg and they never gave it backSome new course records were set on legs 2 and 3. How about 21:53 for 8.3 km and 37:39 for 13.6?

2020 Podcasts Are In The Books

LRC Final Podcast of The Year: 2020 Track And Field Trivia, Year In Review See if you can do better than Rojo and Wejo in our 2020 track and field trivia contest.

LRC Remembering Rafer Johnson: Meb Keflezighi, Bob Larsen, Angel Martinez Share Their Memories The world lost an incredible man with the death of Olympic decathlon champ Rafer Johnson. We had 3 distance runners share their memories of this titan.