David Rudisha's 1:40.91 WR Gold Medal Run Is LetsRun.com's Race Of The Decade

December Madness - our 64-race tournament to determine the Race of the Decade - is over and the London 2012 Olympic men's 800 final has emerged as a dominant winner. When one front-runs a world record on the biggest stage imaginable, pulling everyone behind them save 1 person to a PR, they deserve all the accolades they get.

Rudisha vs. Kipchoge: It's the LRC Race of the Decade Final

Our quest to determine the RACE OF THE DECADE, has come down to this: Which was the better race: David Rudisha's WR in London or Kipchoge's in Berlin?

LRC's Race of the Decade: The Final Four Is Here!

As we choose the race of the decade, we're now down to 4 and the two most powerhouse #1 seeds now will clash. Which was a better race - Chris Solinksy's shocking upset of both Galen Rupp and the 27:00 minute barrier all at once in his pro 10,000 debut or David Rudisha's majestic wire-to-wire 800m WR in London? And what about Wayde van Niekerk's stunning WR from lane 8 to win Olympic gold in Rio or Eliud Kipchoge's marathon WR?

LRC's Race of the Decade: It's Time for the Elite Eight

One of our four #1 seeds is out as the LetRun faithful showed no sentimentality for the late, great Sammy Wanjiru as his last marathon victory at the 2010 Chicago Marathon lost out to Eliud Kipchoge's world record in Berlin in 2018. Vote now to determine who makes it to the final 4. Voting close at midnight ET on Thursday.

What Was The Race of the Decade? Vote Now In The Sweet 16

The second round of December Madness — LetsRun.com’s 64-race battle for Race Of The Decade — is in the books and all of the matchups in the Sweet 16 are incredible. Which was a better race, Centro's shock Olympic gold or Rudisha's WR and Olympic gold? Coburn and Frerichs going 1-2 or Evan Jager going down and running 8:00? Wanjiru's 2010 Chicago win or Kipchoge's 2018 Berlin WR? Or the Olympic men's 400 or women's 400 from the Rio Olympics?

What Was The Race of the Decade? Round of 32 Voting Now Open

Some of the 2nd round matchups of December Madness - LetsRun.com's 64-Race Battle for Race Of The Decade - are salivating. Which was a better race - Kenenisa Bekele's Great North Run win in 2013 or his 2:01:41 2019 Berlin Marathon shocker? What about Mo Farah and Galen Rupp going 1-2 in the Olympics versus Emma Coburn and Courtney Frerichs going 1-2 at Worlds?  How does this year's historic women's 1500 final at World's compare to the 2016 Olympics men's 1500 final? Or what about the 2019 world's women's 400 vs the 2016 Olympic women's 400?

Race of the Decade, 1st Round Recap: Kenenisa Bekele's 2019 Berlin Win Defeats Yuki Kawauchi's 2018 Boston Win In Controversial Fashion, Plus Des Linden Takes Down Shalane Flanagan

The first round of December Madness -- LetsRun.com's 64-Race battle for RACE OF THE DECADE -- is in the books and the action was spectacular. The matchup between the GOAT -- Kenenisa Bekele and his win in Berlin in 2019 -- and the people's champ in Yuki Kawauchi and his 2018 Boston win is a battle that track and field fans will be talking about for decades as it featured a controversial finish and was decided by a single vote. In another instant classic, Des Linden's 2018 Boston victory knocked off Shalane Flanagan and her 2017 NYC win.

Race of the Decade: Rudisha Region, Round of 64

Race of the Decade: Kipchoge Region, Round of 64

Race of the Decade: Lagat Region, Round of 64

Race of the Decade: Bolt Region, Round of 64

What Was The Race of the Decade? -- Introduction

Voting is now open to determine what was the best race of the decade.
December 11, 2019 to December 23, 2019

LetsRun nation votes to determine the best race of the 2010s.

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