Archived Homepage For September 22, 2014
Archived Homepage For September 22, 2014

Boulder Marathon Race Director Being Accused Of Fraud Runners say he failed to secure permits for the event, but used last year’s floods as an excuse to cancel the race which was supposed to be in two weeks.

More Pro Distance News

 Other Distance Stuff 

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.

 More Distance News 

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.

News From Asia

USA 5K Championships *Top 20 US Results*Top Overall Results

RRW:Molly Huddle Earns Fourth USA 5-K Title In 15:10; Diego Estrada Wins Emotional First National Title (13:56) Huddle won by 15 seconds over Jordan Hasay in second; Mary Cain was back in 6th (15:53). Estrada won in a kick over German Fernandez (13:57.0) and Maverick Darling (13:57.5). Matt Centrowitz was 7th in 14:03.2.

More Weekend Road Action: The Return Of Paula

Wallace Spearmon Gets 3-Month Doping Ban For Testing Positive For A Steroid Spearmon’s ban was only 3 months because USADA accepted his explanation that he was taking it in a therapeutic dose under the care of a doctor, but he never got a TUE.
*USADA Statement
*MB Discussion

 South African News 

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.

 Pro T&F 

News From Africa

The Top Africans Are Getting Ready For Fall Marathon Season

 Weekend XC Results 

The Best Men’s 1-Day 100/200 Doubles Justin Gatlin has the best with 9.77 and 19.71, but Ato Boldon has 5 of the top 10.

 Sport And Politics 

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

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.

 More NCAA News 

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?