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#SoFast in the sunshine with Bernard Lagat!

Yesterday there was another #SoFast session, this time from NikeTown in Oxford Circus to a secret location. As with yesterday all we were told was that there would be special guests and while the title of this post gives it away, we had no idea who we were running to meet. 383 more words


Bernard Lagat emotional after missing first Worlds team since 2005

Bernard Lagat has failed to qualify for a World Championships for the first time since he began representing the U.S. after his switch from Kenya a decade ago. 312 more words


Mo Farah prevails, Galen Rupp beaten at Prefontaine Classic

Mo Farah was unhappy after he won the 10,000m, while training partner Galen Rupp finished third in the 5000m, getting passed with 300 meters left at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Ore., on Friday night. 307 more words


The 30th Carlsbad 5000

What if this were your only chance? Sure it’ll be painful, but what’s pain?
– Franz Stampfl, Roger Bannister’s coach

This is going to hurt… maybe we start slow and see how it goes? 4,157 more words


Me, Bernard, And Meb: A Tale Of Three Runners. Only Two Of Whom Are Actually Any Good.

Bernard Lagat: 216
Meb Keflezhigi: 203
Rod: 218

Me and champion runners, Bernard Lagat & Meb Keflezhigi, each with a stride per minute (SPM) count of over 200. 407 more words

On Running


Carlsbad, CA. — Warm and windy, not the alliterative conditions they were hoping for at the 30th Carlsbad 5000.  Perhaps serene and swift would have been more like it. 1,560 more words

At The Races

Bernard Lagat cancels farewell tour with Rio in mind

As far back as 2010, Bernard Lagat couldn’t imagine going for a fifth Olympic track berth in 2016.

“2012 will not be the end of competition for me, but the end of my track competitions almost for sure,” … 441 more words