Women’s Non-Distance News

British XC Distance Debate Heats Up

Looking Ahead

More Results From A Jam-Packed Weekend

Women’s Under-20 World 4 X 800 Record Goes Down As Well As #2 And #3 On All-Time Indoor 2-Mile List At Virginia Showcase High schoolers Roisin Willis (2:05.97), Bailey Goggans (2:20.49), Juliette Whittaker (2:05.25) and Sophia Gorriaran (2:05.49) broke the 30-year-old record with 8:37.20 despite a weak second leg due to Goggans’ injury. In the 2-mile, Sydney Thorvaldson ran 9:4795 to beat out Brynn Brown (9:51.00). Only Mary Cain has run faster.
*MB: SYDNEY THORVALDSON: 9:47.95 2 mile to beat Brynn Brown!

Training Group News

Congrats To Ken Goe!

Ken Goe Named Oregon Sportswriter Of The Year For 2020 Goe recently retired after a 43-year career with The Oregonian. Listen to his interview from November on the LRC podcast here.

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What A Weekend!

Recap Track Is Back, Baby! Athing Mu 2:01, Selemon Barega 27:58 At 7,700 Feet, & Recapping Track’s First Big Weekend Of 2021 With limited competition opportunities in 2020, many athletes are desperate to get back on the track in 2021 and we saw a ton of top performances last weekend, from a triple jump WR to an NCAA pole vault record, some crazy-fast high school races, the return of Conner Mantz and …Tom Brady (?!?) running 7:58 for Michigan.

Assorted Distance News

Doping News

Congratulations Aliphine!

Olympic Marathon Trials Champ Aliphine Tuliamuk Gives Birth She posted, “Our daughter Zoe Cherotich Gannon arrived on 1/13/2021 and she is absolutely perfect. Her dad and I are just so overwhelmed with joy, love and gratitude, and we can’t stop staring at her.”
*MB: Aliphine Tuliamuk’s daughter is freakin adorable

International Action – New Triple Jump WR!

World Bronze Medalist Hugues Fabrice Zango Breaks Indoor TJ Record With 18.07m He crushed the previous record by 15cm which was set by his coach Teddy Tamgho 10 years ago.

Distance News

Tokyo Updates


Sprint News

LRC Olympic Champ Brianna Rollins-McNeal Is Provisionally Suspended For An Anti-Doping Violation For Second Time One of America’s 4 individual track gold medalists in Rio, Rollins-McNeal is accused of tampering and most likely is facing a 5-8 year ban. *Discuss

MB: 16-year-old Erriyon Knighton turns pro with adidas This summer at age 16, he ran 20.33 for 200 and looked like a man among boys at 6’2″.