September 27, 2013

David Torrence Responds To John Bingham: The blaming of the elites has to stop

Pro runner David Torrence points out how much he does to support the sport of running. An excellent, recommended read.
August 18, 2013

Men's 1500m Final: Kiprop Is Golden, Centro Shines Silver, and Cronje Gets Surprise Bronze as Kenyan Plan Not Executed

LRC recap and analysis of the men's 1500m final won by Asbel Kiprop with Matt Centrowitz silver.
August 17, 2013

Stephen Kiprotich Validates His Olympic Title With A World Title; Lelisa Desisa Proves He's A Star With Silver

Stephen Kiprotich is a world beater once again, Lelisa Desisa is a superstar as well and the cool story of Kiprotich and Haile Gebrselassie.
August 17, 2013

Meseret Defar Wins Her Fourth Global 5000m Title

Meseret Defar is super fit and it showed. Recap, analysis and post-race interviews. Molly Huddle placed the highest for an American ever in 6th.
August 17, 2013

Brigetta Barrett Gets Silver, Sings Amazing Grace, and Stands Up for Freedom

Brigetta Barrett made waved on and off the track Saturday.
August 16, 2013

Mo Farah Wins 5th Straight Global Title and Now Has Completed 5 and 10,000 Double At Both Olympics and Worlds

Mo Farah made it five global titles in a row. RRW weekly article with LRC analysis.
August 15, 2013

Jenny Simpson Wins Silver As Abebe Aregawi Holds Her Off For Gold; Mary Cain 10th

Two years ago, Jenny Simpson left the IAAF World Championships in Daegu with a gold medal in the women's 1500. This year, after the women's 1500 final was run tonight in Luzhniki Stadium, Simpson is leaving with a silver medal, but she'll leave with these championships with perhaps something more important - total respect from US distance aficionados. Jenny Simpson in our book is now the greatest US women's 1500 runner in history.
August 13, 2013

Nick Symmonds Wins Silver as Mohammed Aman Becomes Ethiopia's First Ever 800 Gold Medalist - Men's 800 Recap

Nick Symmonds brought to and end the American medal drought at 800m with his historic silver medal after a fierce stretch duel with Mo Aman. American Duane Solomon faded to sixth.