staff debate

staff debate

September 28, 2016

LRC Debate: After Berlin Who is the Greatest of All-Time - Kenenisa Bekele, Haile Gebrselassie or Mo Farah?

The LRC "brains" may have reached a rare consensus.
February 09, 2016

Olympic Trials Week is Here!!!! Debates the Women’s Race

Last week LRC debated whether Galen Rupp was the favorite in the men’s race. Now we turn our attention to the women's side. Who's the favorite? Who gets top 3?
February 03, 2016 Debates: Is Galen Rupp The Favorite For The 2016 US Olympic Marathon Trials? Who's Most Likely To Make The Team?

Is Galen Rupp the favorite at the Trials in his debut marathon? We debate that as we start breaking down the Trials.
January 08, 2016 Debates: Is It Time To Panic For Mary Cain? How Many World Records Will Be Set In 2016?

Our 2016 predictions continue as the LRC staff wonders whether Mary Cain's down year in 2015 is cause for concern before assessing Ajee Wilson's gold medal chances. Plus, how many world records will be broken in 2016?
January 05, 2016

Predictions For The New Year: How Many Mid-D/Distance Medals Will Team USA Win At The 2016 Rio Olympics?

Wejo and Jonathan Gault say 4 medals. Rojo must have woken up on the wrong side of the bed as he said just 2 (1 men's, 1 women's) unless Jenny Simpson switches back to the steeple. *MB: Today's debate: How many medals will the US win in the mid-d and distance events in Rio? *MB: Crazy thought: Might Centro be America's best hope for a 5000 medal in Rio?
February 25, 2015

The Staff Civil War: Can Mo Farah Be Considered The GOAT (Greatest of All-Time)?

With 5 world titles and now a world record, there is no doubt that Mo Farah is currently the king of the track, but can he now start to considered the GOAT? The staff got into a heated argument about this topic. One says yes but the rest of the staff piled up on the half-Brit (our staffer, not Farah) and said no, one arguing that Farah isn't even is as good as Sileshi Sihine.