Archived Homepage For November 09, 2017
Archived Homepage For November 09, 2017

LRC’s Tribute To Meb

LRCMeb Memories: The LetsRun Staff Share Their Favorite Personal Moments From The Amazing Career Of Meb Keflezighi Between our race previews and our on-site coverage of Shalane Flanagan‘s shocking victory in NYC, we never found the time to give Keflezighi a fitting sendoff. Here, we take a moment to share our favorite memories of one of the greatest distance runners in American history.
Discuss: Remembering Meb: What was your favorite moment his career?

Looking Ahead To Winter Distance Racing

Sprint Stuff

(Mostly Russian) Doping News

2017 Athletes Of The Year

Irish Distance News

 More NYC Coverage 

More LRC Exclusives

Mary Cain after an xc race last October (photo by Chris Lotsbom for Race Results Weekly)LRCNot Done Yet: Mary Cain Has Been Injured In 2017, Planning On Racing Again in 2018 Cain hasn’t raced or been heard from in almost exactly one year, but LRC has learned she’s planning on racing in 2018. The question now becomes, “How good will she be when she returns?” *Discuss

Shalane Flanagan after winning NYCWTW Flanagan’s Close In NY Was Historically Fast, Jenny Simpson’s Roommate Gets 5th In NY And More What a week. In our weekly recap, we take one last week at the 2017 NYC Marathon and also have an update on new American citizen Sally Kipyego.

Another High School Star Chooses The NCAA

Pole Vault Star Armand Duplantis Signs With LSU Mondo’s father Greg Duplantis, mother Helena, and brother Antoine all went to LSU.

Sign Of Respect Or A Cheap Money Grab?

Stadium In Kenya May Be Renamed After The Late Sammy Wanjiru Officials hope that renaming the stadium will attract sponsors who will help renovate the aging facility.

Doping News

Olympic Corruption And Sexual Assault

More Post-NYC News

LRC Shalane Flanagan Heads Back To Portland, Turns Down Late Show With Stephen Colbert Flanagan also revealed on Monday that she had no idea how far ahead she was.
*MB: Update on the ‘problem’ that derailed Mary Keitany in NY 

2017 TCS New York City Marathon *Tracking & Results

MB: Official 2017 NYC Marathon Discussion Thread

Shalane Flanagan after winning NYCLRCThe Day After: Shalane Flanagan Talks About Never Looking Back During Race, Turning Down Colbert Report Flanagan’s got a big decision to make- retire or run Boston one final time. Geoffrey Kamworor has to decide – defend his world XC title or run a spring marathon.

LRC The Running World Reacts To Shalane Flanagan’s Historic NYC Marathon Victory See how Flanagan’s fellow pros – from Desi Linden to Jenny Simpson to Jordan Hasay – reacted to her historic win.

Flanagan-winsLRC Final Shalane Flanagan Wins 2017 New York City Marathon – 1st American Winner In 40 Years The 40-year American women’s drought is over as Shalane Flanagan was fantastic in Central Park.

Shalane Flanagan after winning NYCLRC Coach Jerry Schumacher On How Shalane Flanagan Dug Into Her “Deep Well” To Win 2017 New York City Marathon He talks about what changed in her training and how she can smell the finish line like Chris Solinsky.

NYC Women’s MB Talk: 

Full NY Coverage In 2017 TCS New York City Marathon Special Section

NYC Leftovers

From 3 To 26.2

jorgensen-gwenOlympic Champion In The Triathlon, Gwen Jorgensen, Is Quitting Triathlon To Run Marathons Full-Time, Says Goal Is Olympic GoldJorgensen ran a 2:41 last year in NY on abbreviated marathon training.

Assorted US Distance News

Stuff From Kenya

USATF 5K Champs

LRCShadrack Kipchirchir (13:57) Wins 6-Way Kick, Molly Huddle Earns USATF Title #25 (15:24) At 2017 USATF Road 5K ChampsKipchirchir beat out Thomas Curtin & Kirubel Ersassa as 6 men finished within 2 seconds of each other, while Huddle dusted a field that also included Molly Seidel (2nd, 15:35) and Natosha Rogers (3rd, 15:39). Full results in article.
*MB: USATF Abbott Dash to the Finishline 5k USATF Champs LIVE Thread

Non-NYC Distance News