Archived Homepage For September 19, 2014
Archived Homepage For September 19, 2014

Intersex – A Big Issue Facing Women’s Sports – Guest Column

LRC A Brief History Of Intersex Athletes In Sport Caster Semenya was a big story in 2011. Dutee Chand is a big story this year, and maybe Margaret Wambui? Some people are under the misconception that these are isolated incidents. They are not. A guest column on the intersex issue facing women’s sports, by a former 2:23 men’s marathoner who is now a multi-time national champ as a woman.

Philly Half & Providence 5k Are This Weekend *Full 5k Field *Free 5k Streaming (Live 11:15am ET Sunday)

Philly: LRC Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Preview: Bedan Karoki vs. Dejen Gebremeskel, the Return of Kara Goucher, and a World Record Attempt for Deena Kastor The men’s field is still strong even after Geoffrey MutaiStanley Biwottand Dathan Ritzenhein withdrew. Goucher is running this race in preparation for NYC but probably won’t be a factor. The real question for American fans may be, ‘Will Deena Kastorbe the top American and will she get the master WR?’ Pus, Bernard Lagat goes for the American 5k road record on Saturday morning. *Discuss

Providence: 2014 USA 5k
National Champs Are Sunday – Eight Story Lines To Follow
Molly Huddle will be in Providence trying to defend her crowns, but it won’t be easy as the NOP is showing up with Mary Cain and JordanHasay (and Centro). Emily Infeld will be there as well. Watch it live at 11:15 am ET for free.

Be An Expert / Let Your Voice Be Heard – National Top 10 And Conference Voting

The Georgetown women surprised two years ago.

LRCIt’s Time To Vote: NCAA XC Fans Super Polls Are Back The pro track season is over and that means it’s time to turn your attention to NCAA XC. Our LRC Fans Super Polls are back where you tell us the top 10 teams in the country and the top teams in each conference.

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Week That Was

LRC New York Vs. Chicago, Your Worst Race Ever, Eugene 2018, $$$, PEDs In The Military, And Talent Does Not Go Away The Continental Cup brought to an end the 2014 track season and that means we turn our attention to marathoning – Chicago and New York.  Plus a defense of Katie Mackey and Andrew Bumbalough, a look at $$$ – prize money & appearance fees –  Kevin Durant vs. the IAAF and USATF, and Eugene 2019 2018?

US Marathoning News

News From Canada:Canadian Record Holder Lanni Marchant Will Return To Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon On October 19th

And The Netherlands: Olympic Marathon Champion Tiki Gelana Will Headline This Weekend’s Dam tot Damloop 10 Miler In Netherlands She’ll face Linet Masai. On the men’s side, a lot of people are running, including defending champ and African 10,000m champ Nguse Amlosom and world junior 10,000 champ Joshua Cheptegei.

US Distance News: Ryan Hall Now Coached By Jack Daniels

HSers Are So Fast Now – Sub-9 Guys Are Going DIII

LRC Q&A With Jack And Tim McGowan – The Sub-9 Twins Who Have Gone The DIII Route To Roger Williams University Someone stop the insanity. HS running is now so fast that sub-9 guys are going the DIII route. Meet identical twins Jack and Tim McGowan. *Discuss on theMB: Two sub-9 HSers go to the same college….. And it’s DIII…..

*NBC Nightly Did Feature On Their 4:07 Teammate With Autism, Mike Brannigan Together the three went sub-9 for two miles in the same race.

US Marathon News: Shalane Completely Focused On 2:19:36

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News From Africa

News From Europe

 Pro T&F 

News From Asia

Administrative News