LetsRun.com's 2014 World and US Rankings

December 27, 2014 to December 31, 2014
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LRC David Graham: My Thoughts On The Men's Marathon For 2014

LetsRun.com super visitor David Graham gives his thoughts on the sport's marquee event for 2014.

LRC 2014 LRC Year-End Rankings: Men's Marathon: Wilson Kipsang and Meb Keflezighi Had Years To Remember

With wins in London and NY, no one was as good as Wilson Kipsang. But where do we rank Kenenisa Bekele, Meb and others?

LRC 2014 LRC Year-End Rankings: Women's Marathon: Tirfi Tsegaye and Shalane Flanagan are Our World and US #1s

Tirfi Tsegaye won two majors and is world #1 in a year marred by doper Rita Jeptoo.

Toni Reavis:

95 of the fastest 100 times in the world came from Kenya or Africa. Meb's 2:08:37 wasn't even in the top 100 for 2014 (2:08:25). For the 2nd year in a row, 184 times someone broke 2:10.

LRC 2014 LRC Year-End Rankings: Women's 3000/5000: Genzebe Dibaba Is Queen and Molly Huddle #6

Genzebe Dibaba and Molly Huddle take the #1 World and US spots.

LRC 2014 LRC Year-End Rankings: Women's 3000 Steeplechase: Emma Coburn is World #2 as Hiwot Ayalew Is #1

Emma Coburn was fantastic all season long and nabs the #2 spot in the world.

LRC 2014 LRC Year-End Rankings: Men's 3000 Steeplechase: Jairus Birech Is World #1, Evan Jager World #3

Jairus Birech reigned supreme this year, winning six of the seven DL events to go with a gold medal at the African Championships. Evan Jager was the clear U.S. #1 and enjoyed a PR (and American record) 8:04.71 in Brussels in September. Canadian Matt Hughes sneaks into the top 10 as well.

LRC LetsRun.com's 2014 Year-End Rankings: Men's 1500/Mile: Ayanleh Souleiman Is The Best In A Historically Good Year, Leo The Lion Roars In the US

It was an amazing year in the 1500 - so amazing that Seb Coe's 1979 WR of 3:32.03 would have put him as the 17th fastest man in 2014. No one was faster than Silas Kiplagat but in our minds no one was better than Ayanleh Souleiman. Thanks to HOKA One One and John Hayes, a resurgent Leo Manzano claims US #1.

Athletics Weekly:

You get top 10 if you pay for it.

LRC 2014 LRC Year-End Rankings: Women's 800: Eunice Sum Is World #1, America's Ajee Wilson Is World #2

20-year-old American Ajee Wilson ran the fastest time in the world and had a great year but Eunice Sum's season was just a little more special. It's a great event for TEAM USA as three Americans made our global top 10.

LRC 2014 LRC Year-End Rankings: Men's 800: Nijel Amos and Duane Solomon get the #1 rankings

The men's 800 is one of the most exciting races in all of track and field. Tons of superstars and lots of diversity as men from seven different countries nabbed spots in our global top 10. Where is David Rudisha?

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