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USA Indoors is officially cancelled, the Armory won't have any more track meets in 2021, and most of Japan wants the Olympics cancelled or postponed and Jonathan Gault is not confident the 2021 Boston Marathon will take place. But vaccines are going into arms (at the Armory), indoor pro track meets are being planned, and athletes are starting to talk about what super spike they'll use in Tokyo. We break it all down. Become a LRC Supporters Club member today for $75 a year and support America's #1 Olympic track and field site and get a free LetsRun.com shirt. https://www.letsrun.com/subscribe This week only save 20% on LetsRun shirts including the new 1:59:40* shirt with code WEJO @ shop.letsrun.com Links: Boston Marathon 2021...what are the odds it even happens? Geoff Burns thread on super spikes “2021 on the track is going to look like 2018 on the roads” Who did it better? Pre 4th 72 olympic vs Jacob 5th world championship It's a good thing Galen Rupp isn't Norwegian. Did you know altitude chambers are banned in Norway? Nick Willis on new spikes Minnesota vs Iowa in indoor track Survey Finds 80% Of Japanese People Want Tokyo 2020 Cancelled Or Postponed The Captivating Allure Of The Hakone Ekiden, One Of Japan’s Most Popular Annual Sporting Events Show notes: Start USATF Cancelled/ Vaccines in Arms 12:16 Trackmeets without scores 22:27 Superspikes 35:22 Great Ethiopian run 37:45 Boston Marathon 2021? 42:37 Nick Willis' tweet 45:00 Rojo's bold prediction: Hassan Olympic triple 49:31 Pre vs Ingebrigtsen 51:33 2025 Worlds in Kenya? 52:52 No fans at Olympic Trials? 57:07 Email of Week 60:16 Rojo's tick Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/cfc5595c-cefd-4a7b-94b2-5af47ec465b0
Happy New Year. We talk about a thrilling Hakone Ekiden, the pro track season that is shaping up, athletes switching sponsors, getting dropped, and retiring, before looking ahead to 2021 and giving our predictions. Then we are joined by **Geoff Burns** @ 73:26 to discuss the super shoe revolution. Geoff was the 2016 USATF 100km champion, has a PhD in kinesiology, and is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Michigan Performance Research Lab in the Exercise and Sports Science Initiative. Want to become a LetsRun.com Insider? Join our Supporters Club today and get exclusive content, the iconic L E T S R U N . C O M shirt (or the 1:59:40 shirt), huge savings on running shoes, a private forum and knowledge you are supporting independent running journalism. Click here to take advantage of New Year's pricing. Please rate and review us on itunes! Show notes: 3:22 Hakone Ekiden (shoes worn here) 18:45 Indoor Track is Here /XC Season Shaping Up 26:31 Athletes Switching Sponsors / Getting Dropped (Ryan Hill, Molly Seidel, Ben True) 39:28 Kyle Merber retires 44:39 2021 Predictions: (Houlihan,Brazier, Coburn, Tokyo) 58:56 Jon's bold prediction 63:55 Men's 100m 73:26 Geoff Burns Want to reach us? Email podcast@letsrun.com or call 1-844-LETSRUN and hit option 7 to leave a private voicemail (or you can reach our phones) Want a LetsRun.com shirt or a 1:59:40 shirt? shop.letsrun.com Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/d47bb783-6033-476f-a7e4-01270ab8218f
Goodbye 2020 and hello 2021. The LRC crew looks back at the track and field and running world in 2020 and ends the year with an audio tribute at 73:47 to Rafer Johnson from Angel Martinez, Meb Keflezighi, and Bob Larsen. Rafer Johnson LA Times obituary If you're interested in donating to causes Rafer Johnson supports: The Special Olympics Southern California Rafer Johnson Tribute Fund c/o 1600 Forbes Way #200 Long Beach, Ca 90810 www.sosc.org/rafer or by phone to Victoria Tracey at (562) 502-1115 The UCLA Athletics Rafer Johnson Endowment Fund c/o UCLA Athletic Development Office - P.O. Box 24044 Los Angeles, CA 90024 - (310) 206-3302 Checks payable to "UCLA Foundation” with a reference to the memory of Rafer Johnson The Play Equity Foundation’s Rafer Johnson Impact Fund dedicated to providing support to organizations serving adaptive athletes and those with intellectual disabilities. Donations can be made via: https://playequityfund.org/donate-raferjohnson/ Rafer Johnson LA Times obituary Show notes. LRC Supporters Club Members get exclusive content, special discounts, timestamps below and right now a free tshirt. Join the LRC Supporters Club for only $75. Click here for more info. xx:xx Supporters Club only audio on why Jon should have been suspended xx:xx Breaking news: A pro who can run 2:07 pace for the marathon may run for LetsRun.com / 2021 Wishes xx:xx 2020 Year in Review Quiz xx:xx Martin Hehir vs Frank Shorter xx:xx Articles of Year xx:xx Jakob Ingebrigtsen a no talent hack xx:xx Ryan Hill leave Bowerman Track Club xx:xx Brenda Martinez cleared xx:xx Runners of Year xx:xx Did LRC snub Aliphine Tuliamuk? 73:47 Rafer Johnson Tribute. LA Times Obituary here Just want a LetsRun.com shirt? Click here Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/2a62eafa-248c-4e20-98d4-e0bd4155592d
We have a jammed packed show to tide you over for Christmas . Three specials guests from The Marathon Project join the pod. First up @ 20:00 in a segment sponsored by Polar and its The Road Forward** docuseries on HOKA NAZ Elite's Scott Fauble,** we're joined by Faubs after his 2:09:42 run. Faubs talks delusions, dreams, and redemption after the Olympic Trials. Men's winner Martin Hehir of the Reebok Boston Track Club joins us @ 65:46 and talks about being a husband, a dad, in medical school, treating covid patients, and the 2:08:59 winner of The Marathon Project. Women's winner Sara Hall of Asics @ 102:13 talks about her 2:20:32 dominant win that made her the 2nd fastest American marathoner of all-time and her incredible fall of 2020. Prior to the interviews, the crew breaks down The Marathon Project, Millrose being cancelled and the 2020 indoor season, David Rudisha being done, a Japanese high school girl running 14:37, and Rojo being back on the pod. Podcast is sponsored by Polar: Watch: Scott’s Fauble’s Journey for Redemption at The Marathon Project from Polar After a crushing 12th place finish at the US Marathon Trials, Scott Fauble was forced to ask himself “what do I do now”? Watch Scott come face-to-face with self-doubt, an old injury, and the quest for motivation as he trains and races at The Marathon Project, where he went sub 2:10 (2:09:42) to get his career back on track. The Road Forward is not just Scott’s story, it’s every runner’s story. Presented by Polar. Watch now It's not too late to take advantage of holiday pricing. Join the LRC Supporters Club for only $75 and get a free luxurious LetsRun.com shirt. Click here for more info. Just want a LetsRun.com shirt? Click here Links: The Rise of Syracuse: How a Cross Country Powerhouse Was Built From Scratch in 10 Years Despite Bathroom Break, Marty Hehir Ran a 2-Minute PR to Finish 6th at the Olympic Trials Marathon 6 Final Thoughts on Marathon Project: Is 2:09 Still 2:09? Marathon Project Full Coverage Watch: Scott’s Fauble’s Journey for Redemption at The Marathon Project from Polar (sponsored) Guests: 20:00 - 35:15 Scott Fauble sponsored by Polar's The Road Forward Series 65:46 - 102:13 Marty Hehir - Marathon Project Champ 102:13 Sara Hall - Marathon Project Champ Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/de24f75c-65a4-4d0b-9ee1-1f6d492af5d6
Move over Boston, Chicago and New York, the 2020 Marathon Project is the biggest marathon in the US post Olympic Trials. How many sub 2:10s will we see on the men's side? Will Sara Hall get the American record on the women's side? We break it all down. And it's not too late to sign up for the Marathon Project Virtual Challenge. Wejo is backing LetsRun.com World XC team member Kelsey Bruce. Click here for more info Jenna Hutchins** ran 15:34 to break the high school girls 5000m national record. We tell you what you can expect for NCAA XC and indoor track, and are we still on track for Tokyo 2021 Olympics? Podcast is sponsored by TheRunnerBox.com: Loaded with $50+ of goods, The RunnerBox ships to your doorstep for as little as $28. Each product it contains is hand-picked and tested by professional athletes to ensure the proper mix of nutrition and gear to get you out the door and en-route to crushing your goals. Use code LETSRUN** to save $10 off your first order. Click for more info Want to become a LetsRun.com Insider? Join our Supporters Club today and get exclusive content, the iconic L E T S R U N . C O M shirt (or the 1:59:40 shirt), huge savings on running shoes, a private forum and knowledge you are supporting independent running journalism. Click here for more info Links: Video of 2007 Chicago Marathon Finish  Marathon Project Crowdfunding Prize. Is it possible? Alan Abrahamson article on Olympic protests Malcolm Gladwell LetsRun.com podcast Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/82427b29-36ad-40a3-8604-e8806b81869a
Malcolm Gladwell joins us to discuss his favorite sport and among other things distance running's shoe revolution, performance-enhancing drugs, whether Nike is good or bad for the sport, how to make the sport of track & field more popular, and the dream mile match-up versus Lebron James. Discuss this episode on the world famous LetsRun.com forums here. Writeup on this episode here. Podcast is sponsored by TheRunnerBox.com: Loaded with $50+ of goods, The RunnerBox ships to your doorstep for as little as $28. Each product it contains is hand-picked and tested by professional athletes to ensure the proper mix of nutrition and gear to get you out the door and en-route to crushing your goals. Use code LETSRUN to save $10 off your first order. Click for more info Want to become a LetsRun.com Insider? Join our Supporters Club today and get exclusive content, the iconic L E T S R U N . C O M shirt (or the 1:59:40 shirt), huge savings on running shoes, a private forum and knowledge you are supporting independent running journalism. Click here for more info Please rate and review us on itunes! Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/9c17739b-ff7a-4b2c-8815-774633529f73
FOUR men, led by Kibiwott Kandie, ran 57 and change for the half marathon in Valencia, 30 went sub 2:10 in the marathon, and the adidas 'Super Shoe' is definitely here. Aliphine Tuliamuk is pregnant but still going to run the Olympics, Weini Kelati is a pro, dreams became reality at The Track Meet in California, Emily Sisson just came up short in Valencia as Jordan Hasay struggled. Podcast is sponsored by TheRunnerBox.com: Loaded with $50+ of goods, The RunnerBox ships to your doorstep for as little as $28. Each product it contains is hand-picked and tested by professional athletes to ensure the proper mix of nutrition and gear to get you out the door and en-route to crushing your goals. Use code LETSRUN to save $10 off your first order. Click for more info Looking for the perfect virtual challenge? The Marathon Challenge 5k/10k/half marathon and marathon is here. Run for your favorite pros. More info here. Join the LetsRun.com Supporters Club Member and get bonus content (and take advantage of Black Friday pricing). LRC Supporters Club Members get exclusive content, a private forum, enhanced message board features, and huge savings on running shoes. Click here for more info Want the classic (and super soft) LetsRun.com Shirt? Click here and use code ROJO at checkout. Supporters Club Members get timestamps below. 2:18 Dallas Cowboys / TheRunnerbox.com Malcolm Gladwell coming Valencia Half Madness and shoes Peres Jepchirchir AOY? / Genzebe Dibaba half marathoner? Should Kenya select a different Olympic team? Emily Sisson / Jordan Hasay in Valencia Japanese Marathoners crush the US How many Americans go sub 2:10 at Marathon Project ? 48:23 Marathon Project Virtual Challenge Aliphine Tuliamuk expecting a baby and running the Olympics The Track Meet Dreams Become Reality Gwen Jorgensen and Vanessa Fraser struggle Japanese 10,000m madness Weini Kelati a pro Diamond League reinstates 5,000 High School: Newbury Park, Sydney Thorvaldson impress Rafer Johnson RIP. Great LA Times obituary here Rate and review us on Itunes please. Want to reach us? Email podcast@letsrun.com or call 1-844-LETSRUN and hit option 7 to leave a private voicemail (or you can reach our phones) Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/889fe156-0089-4152-b3f7-6e2cadf3da2f
The Valencia Marathon and Half Marathons are here and they are STACKED. Jodan Hasay represents America in the marathon and Emily Sisson is after Molly Huddle's American half-marathon record. Lawrence Cherono, Birhanu Legesse and Lelisa Desisa square off in the marathon as the world records could go in the half with Letesenbet Gidey in her debut, and Rhonex Kipruto, Jacob Kiplimo and and Kibiwott Kandie in the men's race. Sound Running's The Track Meet is here with King Cheserek in action along with Weini Kelati making her pro debut. Plus we've got the unofficial high school cross country national championship on the girls' side with Sydney Thorvaldson and Brynn Brown squaring off at the High School Cross Country National Invite in Lubbock. Lubbock Christian coach Nick Cordes (former World Half team member and husband to NCAA champ Leigh Daniel) joins us @ 78:18 to discuss the meet and discuss how it came about. We preview all that action plus look back at the great half marathon action in New Delhi, Killian Jornet going for ultra running's greatest record and ending up in the hospital and more. Podcast is sponsored by The Marathon Project Virtual Challenge. Want to race a 5k, and/or 10k, and/or half-marathon, and/or marathon, get a performance half-zip while supporting your favorite pro runners at the same time? Want to become a LetsRun.com Supporters Club Member and get bonus content (and take advantage of Black Friday pricing?) LRC Supporters Club Members get bonus content, a private forum, enhanced message board features, and huge savings on running shoes. Click here for more info Also want to save on the new/classic LetsRun.com Shirt? Click here and use code ROJO at checkout. Show notes: 3:58 Valencia stacked and prize $ 9:58 Emily Sisson and Jordan Hasay in Valencia 22:38 Valencia full 26:54 Valencia half- world records could go 35:58 Fast time and $99k in New Delhi 45:06 The Track Meet - King Ches, pro debut of Weini Kelati and immigration status of both 60:19 Jon girlfriend or Rojo sub 20 61:20 Michael Capiraso out at New York Road Runners 71:48 Killian Jornet comes up short and ends up in hospital 78:18 Nick Cordes on High School Cross Country National Invite 89:23 Supporters Only content on Sarah Fuller becoming first Power 5 female football player, Title IX Click for more details on The Marathon Project Virtual Challenge Rate and review us on Itunes please. Want to reach us? Email podcast@letsrun.com or call 1-844-LETSRUN and hit option 7 to leave a private voicemail (or you can reach our phones) Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/0a042de8-7df5-4a69-a3d7-63eab77f44cc
Podcast is sponsored by The Marathon Project Virtual Challenge. Want to race a 5k, and/or 10k, and/or half-marathon, and/or marathon, get a performance half-zip while supporting your favorite pro runners at the same time? The Marathon Project Virtual Challenge is here and it starts today. Click for more details! Frequent guest of the podcast and possibly 2020 coach of the year, HOKA NAZ Elite coach Ben Rosario, joins us at 61:30 to discuss his team’s success in 2020, pandemic racing, and the last big marathon in America in 2020 which he is putting on, The Marathon Project.  Prior to that we break down Keira D’Amato’s American record, Jenna Hutchins incredible high school XC time, the 2021 Diamond League schedule, the JFK 50 miler, Turkey Trots being cancelled, liquor stores being closed, and a lot more. Want to become a LetsRun.com Supporters Club Member (and take advantage of Black Friday pricing?) Click here Also want to save on the new/classic LetsRun.com Shirt? Click here and use code ROJO at checkout. Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/a4042fc9-5e59-42c0-b031-16522d8921f1
Ken Goe, the long-time track and field writer for the Oregonian retired after 43 years and joined us at 73:45 to talk his career, the state of track and field, and of course everything Nike including Alberto Salazar, Phil Knight, and Vin Lananna. Prior to that Elijah Manangoi accepts blame for a doping offense, Conseslus Kipruto is charged with serious crimes in Kenya (statutory rape), doping conspiracies are unanimously illegal in US Congress, Sara Hall's deleted thread of week and marathon chances, James Li retires and a lot more including a few Rojo's rants. Plus, Rojo asks Wejo if he thinks Paula Radcliffe is clean or like Trevor Bauer. Wejo is answering this question in a private Supporters Club only AMA. Not a Supporters Club member? Join today and you can support LetsRun.com, LRC Supporters Club Members can save 20% on running shoes, get a free LRC shirt if you join for a year, and most importantly get content no one else has access to. Timestamps to come for SC members. Links: Wejo on whether he thought Paula was clean in 2015. Wejo AMA 2020: On whether he thinks Paula is clean now (Supporters Club only) Deleted Thread of Week: Sara Hall posts "No Mechanical Doping" sign with (cheating?) Saucony shoes in Flag James Li retires Tucson.com article on problems at Arizona program “I Made A Mistake”: Elijah Manangoi Does What Christian Coleman Refuses To Do, Owns Up to Missing 3 Drug Tests Why Are NCAA Indoors And NCAA XC Scheduled For The Same Weekend? And Will They Happen At All? Olympic Steeplechase Champion Conseslus Kipruto Charged With Having Sex With A Minor Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/51e90f2a-4fc3-4f72-8964-941ea212c3d9
A Tale of 2 Marathoners: Jordan Hasay runs 74:27 for the half marathon. 17-year-old Tierney Wolfgram runs 2:31:49 to crush the American junior record in the marathon. Clemson cuts its men's track team and we remind you discrimination is bad. Christian Coleman gets some positive press, we have some covid spring marathon talk, and tell you why Eliud Kipchoge needs to run New York. Want bonus content? LRC Supporters Club members get discussion of Noah Lyles' racist states tweet, Wejo's big election outcome bet and Rojo's political hot take. Join today: https://www.letsrun.com/subscribe to support your favorite running site, and get a special podcast feed, a private forum, and huge savings on running shoes. Right now SC Members save 20% on Running Shoes online. We end with part II of Matt Hart interview on his book Win at All Costs: Inside Nike Running and Its Culture of Deception (review here) on Jerry Schumacher being a background source for the book + the alleged Alberto Salazar attempted Kiss on Kara Goucher. Part 1 Here. Buy Win at All Costs here. Show notes: 6:46 Jordan Hasay's 74:27 Half Marathon *Sarah Lorge Butler Article 16:35 We need a spring major marathon 19:58 America's race cancelled 26:48 William & Mary reinstated, Clemson cancelled 37:15 Discrimination (vs men) is wrong 41:46 College XC beer is here 43:08 Tierney Wolfgram 2:31:49 marathon 49:06 Steve Bartold (Wejo's college coach) RIP 56:38 Kipchoge needs to run NY 66:48 Christian Coleman's case gets NY Times coverage 73:08 Thyroid & Tommy Hughes 78:35 Kara Goucher and alleged Alberto Salazar Kiss 82:43 Part II Of Matt Hart Interview on the alleged Alberto Salazar attempted Kiss on Kara Goucher, Jerry Schumacher and more. Part 1 Here. Buy Win at All Costs book here. Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/4aa910b1-6c52-44eb-8754-cbef10ee3fa7
Want to fuel like Sara Hall and know why she did so well in London? Click here to get the secrets from UCAN and save 20% with code LETSRUN. Whose American record was softer: Galen Rupp's or Molly Huddle's? Taoufik Makhloufhi in trouble for drugs because a fellow athlete searched his bag, Michael Norman 100m man, what happened to Xavier Carter, how much $ did Christian Coleman lose, plus a little NCAA XC conference action before we talk to Army Coach MIke Smith at 51:04 about America's Race - the XC battle between Army, Navy, and Air Force next week on the historic West Point Plain. Support independent journalism and save big on shoes by joining the LRC Supporters Club. https://www.letsrun.com/subscribe Supporters Club Members get bonus content, a private podcast feed, huge savings on running shoes and more. Part II of our talk with Matt Hart now available to SC members. Want to celebrate the greatest winning streak in marathoning? Get your 1:59:40 GOAT Marathon shirt today @ shop.letsrun.com Show notes: Start: 2020 Election 4:12 Masks required in Massachusetts outdoors 7:29 Molly Huddle American 10 Mile, 15k, and 1 Hour Records 10:13 Galen Rupp American 10 Mile record 13:29 Alberto Salazar still involved with Galen Rupp? 16:18 NCAA XC Conference Talk 24:35 Super Shoes at Japanese Ekiden 27:15 Taoufik Makhloufhi in trouble because Jimmy Gressier searched his bag. -Thread -Photo 31:44 Salaries, race, and track in Uganda 36:31 Michael Norman 100m Man? / What the hell happened to Xavier Carter? -link 39:58 Christian Coleman lost how much $? 43:08 Conseslus Kipruto in trouble with law in Kenya 45:05 Indoor track this year? 51:04 Guest Mike Smith - Army Track and Field Coach on the America's Race next week vs Air Force and Navy presented by USAA Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/dc12f9b6-8c14-4f51-9143-94dfe63b44eb
Note: Support LRC and purchase Matt Hart's Win at All Costs here Christian Coleman is banned again for three missed drug test and we have little sympathy for his Chipotle, Walmart, Monday Night Football excuse. Who is the Olympic 100m favorite? William & Mary women's track and field team stands up for men's team and against discrimination. Is Taoufik Makhloufi in trouble? Investigative journalist Matt Hart joins us at 63:30 to discuss his new book on the NOP and Alberto Salazar: Win at All Costs: Inside Nike Running and Its Culture of Deception Buy the book here: https://amzn.to/35CrjZc Part 1 of our interview available now. To listen to the full interview become a LetsRun.com VIP today by joining our Supporters Club. LRC Supporters Club Members get exclusive content, a special podcast feed, a private forum, and huge savings on running shoes. Right now SC Members save 20% on Running Shoes online. https://www.letsrun.com/subscribe for more details The LetsRun.com 1:59:59 Marathon GOAT shirts celebrating Eliud Kipchoge's greatness are here. https://shop.letsrun.com/ to order. Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/4942e8dc-2680-44c0-9eb0-9c6076de8628
Jacob Kiplimo has upset the king Joshua Cheptegei, Peres Jepchirchi WWR at World half, Michigan ekiden recaps, Salwa Eid Naser cleared, NCAA XC in Oklahoma, transgender athletes barred at one NCAA school, future NCAA hosts and more. The LetsRun.com 1:59:59 Marathon GOAT shirts celebrating Eliud Kipchoge's greatness are here. https://shop.letsrun.com/ to order. Alberto Salazar/ Nike Book:Win at All Costs is here. Buy from this link and support LRC Become a LetsRun.com VIP today by joining our Supportesr Club. LRC Supporters Club Members get exclusive content, a special podcast feed, a private forum, and huge savings on running shoes. Right now SC Members save 20% on Running Shoes online. https://www.letsrun.com/subscribe for more details Show notes (Supporters Club members get time stamps) Start: Men's World Half -Mo Farah called out -Peres Jepchirchir WWR and 2nd world title but what about the falls? -Ridiculous depth at World Half and Japanese collegiate half -Inaugural Michigan Pro Ekiden Won by HOKA NAZ Elite -Rojo's Supporters Club only audio -Should we be excited by Tyler Day's pro debut? -Emily Sisson leads NYC Virtual Marathon -Salwa Eid Naser cleared -Franklin Pierce agrees to not allow transgender athletes like Cece Telfer compete due to suit by DOE -NCAA XC: NAU Men Wins NCAA Preview Meet at OSU Invite -Should Eugene host all NCAAs? -Killian Jornet road debut 29:59 over Jacob Ingebrigtsen Links: World Half Coverage Why Was Salwa Eid Naser Cleared? HOKA NAZ Elite Wins Inaugural Michigan Pro Ekiden Thread of Week: Famed ultramarathon star Kilian Jornet debuts on the road.... Only runs 29:59 10k Deleted thread of week: Satire Video: A "Serious" Runner CeCe Telfer articles: 1) What No One Is Telling You: An Athlete Who Ran NCAA Track As A Man For 3 Years Just Won An NCAA Women’s Title 2) Franklin Pierce rescinds transgender policy Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/3e099b24-5c17-4bf4-826e-3ef06a9fb574
Letesenbet Gidey (14:06.62) and Joshua Cheptegei (26:11:00) have broken the women's 5000 and men's 10,000 in Valenia - but should the new marks discounted because of the new technology that was used? Who is the men's track and field MVP of 2020 - Mondo Duplantis or Joshua Cheptegei? Sifan Hassan gets a lot of attention this week as after running 29:36 she weirdly pulled out of the World Half Champs. What events should she do in Tokyo? 1500/5k, 5k/10k or 1500/10k? Speaking of the World Half, it's time to get excited as the fields are STACKED and the race is this weekend so we preview that. A cougar has attacked a runner in Utah and we talk about this as know this actually happened unlike the bear attack from earlier in the summer. We also have lots of NCAA talk. The University of Minnesota men's track team has been saved and the biggest meet of the 2020 NCAA xc season is this weekend as BYU, NAU and Colorado are all running at the Oklahoma State Invitational. Support independent journalism and save big on shoes by joining the LRC Supporters Club. https://www.letsrun.com/subscribe Supporters Club Members get bonus content, a private podcast feed, huge savings on running shoes and more. Want to celebrate the greatest winning streak in marathoning? Get your 1:59:40 GOAT Marathon shirt today @ shop.letsrun.com Send us your feedback.. Email the show at pod@letsrun.com or give us a call 844-LETSRUN (538-7786). Here are some links we talked about this week. Cougar Chases Runner for 6 Minutes By Wearing Vaporfly Prototypes, Eliud Kipchoge, Galen Rupp, & Shalane Flanagan Are All Guilty of Mechanical Doping in 2016 – Will Anything Be Done About It? Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/ebed16e4-3edc-46b9-a28a-fb7b5ae81883
The greatest winning streak is over in marathoning and we pay homage to Eliud Kipchoge and we recap everything London Marathon 2020. Sara Hall surprised which means shoe talk and who has bragging rights in her family. Plus an Ekiden is coming to America this month and a little NCAA XC talk. If you've like a preview of the Valencia 10,000m world record attempt by Joshua Cheptegei and 5,000m record attempt by Letesenbet Gidey join the LRC Supporters Club. https://www.letsrun.com/subscribe LRC Supporters Club Members get bonus content, a private podcast feed, huge savings on running shoes and more. Wan to celebrate the greatest winning streak in marathoning? Get your 1:59:40 GOAT Marathon shirt today @ shop.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/d5d6c445-f85b-49bf-9744-4b7fe115e1e2
The 2020 Virgin London Marathon is here and that means Eliud Kipchoge vs Kenenisa Bekele plus Brigid Kosgei vs Ruth Chepngetich. We break it all down including the Americans chances: Molly Seidel, Jared Ward, and Sara Hall. LetsRun.com Supporters Club members get exclusive content, bonus podcasts and video shows, huge savings on running shoes, and more. Go to LetsRun.com/subscribe for more info. High School coaches who sign up get their whole team for free. Want a 1:59:40 GOAT Marathon shirt? They are now here. Detailed show notes always available to supporters club members: Start: London men + Betting Odds 25:31 Jared Ward's chances 31:37 Women's race 41:18 Kosgei's big 2019 $ and Rosa connection 47:05 American women 55:34 Stewart Mcsweyn rewrites Australian record books/ Faith Kipyegon Olympic double? 63:13 Olympic Trials 2020 need to move? 65:34 Daniel Rowden 70:07 Rojo's victory tour + Allyson Felix Time 100 Please take a second to rate us on itunes or give us feedback here. https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/954e7473-360c-4343-a228-6dd17bd7589a
Russian doping whistleblowers Yuliya (Rusanova) and Vitaly Stepanov join us (64:58) from an undisclosed location in America for a fascinating talk on their lives and risky decisions to blow the lid on the Russian doping operation. A new book on them by David Walsh called the Russian Affair is out. You can purchase here. Prior to that we look back at the Rome Diamond League meet, preview the Doha Diamond League, and discuss the most powerful man in track and field at Nike, John Capriotti, leaving Nike. Plus former IAAF boss Lamine Diack finally gets convicted. What does it all mean for the sport? And believe it or not 20,000 people ran the Moscow Marathon and 10k. Plus Rojo's rant and lock for the 2021 Olympic team Notre Dame's Yared Nuguse. LRC Supporters Club members (and monthly tippers) get detailed show notes below with time stamps. Join the Supporters Club for exclusive LetsRun.com content and huge savings on running shoes (extra 20% off right now). https://www.letsrun.com/subscribe For a limited time you can buy the 1:59:40 GOAT shirt. Click here to purchase. Want to train and race faster? Join our LRC Fall Training Program. Interested in base training instead? email robert@letsrun.com Links mentioned in show: Guy running with a pistol attacked on a run in South Africa COVID hospitilizations at colleges Atlantic article on myocarditis Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/0505d988-5ed4-45ab-9dd6-85843e2adfc2
The battle of the 19 year-olds is here: Jakob Ingebrigtsen v Jacob Kiplimo over 3000m in Rome. The US is not sending a team to the World Half, but there is hope for Foot Locker XC and DII XC. Minnesota Track and Field is cut and Leroy Burrell sends out a warning. Is Emma Coburn the gold medal favorite? What about Centrowitz's Olympic chances? Can Jakob or Potato Tim (Cheruiyot) run 3:25? Is Bekele chunky? Not a LetsRun.com Supporters Club member? Join today for a trial of $1 the first month and get exclusive content, a private podcast, a private forum, and huge savings on running shoes. Cancel at anytime. Want to train and race faster? Join our LRC Fall Training Program. Interested in base training instead? email robert@letsrun.com LRC Supporters Club members get timestamped show notes: :XX 5 Minute Rome Diamond League Preview: Jacob vs Jakob and Warholm vs WR XX USA not sending team to World Half Marathon Champs because of COVID XX FootLocker XC 2020? + NCAA DII Nationals XX NCAA D1 Nationals in 2021? XX Are NCAA athletes exploited? Cal runner quits XC team because NCAA is racist. XX Minnesota Track cut / future of NCAA track / LeRoy Burrell's comments /William & Mary 'plagiarism' tweet here XX Zagreb: Daniel Rowden arrives. Bryce Hoppel. "B" teamers in Europe XX Rojo's hot take: Emma Coburn favorite for gold? US Tokyo 2021 Medal Chances XX Centro better chance to win gold or not make Olympic Team? XX A 30-year old most of you have never heard of, Hedda Hynne of Norway, just ran a 1:58:10 world's best XX Performance of Week: Spanish 800/1500 double 8 minutes a part XX Rojo's idiotic solution to scheduling of doubles problem at Olympics/Worlds XX Thread of Week: Bekele: 8x2k at 8500ft...bad news XX Post of Week: Gjert thinks Jakob will run 3:25 (Will Cheruiyot or Ingebrigtsen break 1500 record?) Got feedback? Email pod@letsrun.com or call us 844-LETSRUN (844-538-7786) and hit option 7 to leave a voicemail. Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/cfd9a03a-23e9-4266-83f9-2eb930baeb7d
What a week and we break it all down. Mo Farah got his first world record, Sifan Hassan picked up another, Jacob Kiplimo arrived as a track star, the adidas super shoe is here and Peres Jepchirchir and Kibiwott Kandie ran fast in it. Caster Semenya won't be running the 800 in Tokyo. Plus bonus content for LRC Supporters Club members. Members get to hear our thoughts on Ryan Crouser's great year, whether he could play in the NFL, and our thoughts on the announcer in Ostrava discussing female body types. Plus, what to make of a bear allegedly chasing a runner for 5 miles and causing her to lose her sports bra. Not a LetsRun.com Supporters Club member? Join today for a trial of $1 the first month and get exclusive content, a private podcast, a private forum, and huge savings on running shoes. Cancel at anytime. Want to train and race faster? Join our LRC Fall Training Program. Links: Renato Canova on blood doping-Renato Canova: Why Salvatore Antibo and Francesco Panetta did not become in great marathoners?-Article: What No One Is Telling You About Caster Semenya: She Has XY Chromosomes-Rojo's COVID stat of week LRC Supporters Club Members also get detailed show notes with timestamps. Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/f91aa7d3-1466-458b-999a-d143f9295fbc
What a week and we break it all down. Mo Farah got his first world record, Sifan Hassan picked up another, Jacob Kiplimo arrived as a track star, the adidas super shoe is here and Peres Jepchirchir and Kibiwott Kandie ran fast in it. Caster Semenya won't be running the 800 in Tokyo. Plus bonus content for LRC Supporters Club members. Members get to hear our thoughts on Ryan Crouser's great year, whether he could play in the NFL, and our thoughts on the announcer in Ostrava discussing female body types. Plus, what to make of a bear allegedly chasing a runner for 5 miles and causing her to lose her sports bra. Not a LetsRun.com Supporters Club member? Join today for a trial of $1 the first month and get exclusive content, a private podcast, a private forum, and huge savings on running shoes. Cancel at anytime. Want to train and race faster? Join our LRC Fall Training Program. Links: Renato Canova on blood doping-Renato Canova: Why Salvatore Antibo and Francesco Panetta did not become in great marathoners?-Article: What No One Is Telling You About Caster Semenya: She Has XY Chromosomes-Rojo's COVID stat of week LRC Supporters Club Members also get detailed show notes with timestamps. Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/f91aa7d3-1466-458b-999a-d143f9295fbc
A special bonus podcast on Joshua Cheptegei trying to greak Kenenisa Bekele's world 10,000m record on October 7th in Valencia Spain and we are joined by Cheptegei's agent Jurrie van der Velden. This is the type of bonus content available to LRC Supporters Club members. If you're not a member yet, join by Labor Day and get a free 1:59:40 GOAT shirt. Click here to join https://www.letsrun.com/subscribe Video Zoom for Supporters Club members only of our chat with Jurrie here: https://www.letsrun.com/forum/flat_read.php?thread=10188399 LRC article here: https://www.letsrun.com/news/2020/09/joshua-cheptegei-will-make-10000m-world-record-attempt-in-valencia-on-october-7/ Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/2da77dc5-12cd-4694-ab2f-fb61e4de3fda
Peter Walsh, the owner of Coogan's, the most famous runners' bar in America, joins us at 53:17 to talk about its closing and a multi-million dollar Facebook ad featuring him and the bar. Along the way, he tells stories and jokes, talks about authenticity, Donald Trump and the police, and drinking from the same cup. World records galore could fall Friday in Brussels with Brigid Kosgei taking on Sifan Hassan at the 1 hour run, plus Mo Farah, and Faith Kipyegon in the 1000m. Ryan Crouser is getting close to the WR, the Drake Relays were sort of back. Could Shelby Houlihan really beat Matthew Centrowitz? Is Edward Cheserek's career on the right path? Does it matter how aggressively you spit? Have you joined the LRC Supporters Club yet? Free GOAT t-shirt offer for podcast listeners extended until Labor Day. Click here Coogan's links: Facebook adLetsRun.com story on Coogan's from February. *NY Times on closing Reading From Rojo: The Peculiar Blindness of Experts The Atlantic Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/2849881e-5b89-4999-b737-0b903e281681
Become a LetsRun.com VIP: Join our Supporters Club: Exclusive content, exclusive discounts (extra 20% off running shoes right now), and if you sign-up by Sept 1 a free 1:59:40 GOAT T-shirt. Details here: https://www.letsrun.com/subscribe You fall racing season get cancelled? Just want to train smarter? The LetsRun.com Fall Training and Racing Program is here. Train with the best. Details here: https://www.letsrun.com/fall Running with the Buffaloes author Chris Lear was our surprise guest @ 66:32 to talk cheater spikes, gambling, whether Alan Webb & Adam Goucher are clean and stock picks. Before that -Karsten Warholm threatened the World Record in Stockholm, Donavan Brazier and Timothy Cheruiyot kept winning, Laura Muir kept impressing, London showed why it's the top marathon in the world, Galen Rupp & Mo Farah updates, and NCAA XC in the spring? Got feedback? Email pod@letsrun.com or call us 844-LETSRUN (844-538-7786) and hit option 7 to leave a voicemail. (Rojo's deep voice disappears 5 minutes in) Show notes: Start: Warholm in Stockholm, Warholm v Benjamin and Samba 9:37 Donavan Brazier, Laura Muir 20:11 Japanese 1500m record at Tokyo Olympic Stadium 25:41 London THE Marathon of 2020 34:55 Galen Rupp update 36:01 Forgotten Runner of the Week: Mo Farah 39:54 Virtual NYC Marathon, what marathons if any will take place in US this fall? 42:03 Will return of fans at NFL lead to return of racing? 48:54 Sunset Tour & King Cheserek, Final Big Friendly meet 56:35 NCAA XC in the Spring? 64:42 Message Board Thread of Week: The Obesification of the U.S. 66:32 Running with Buffaloes Author Chris Lear End- Bonus content: Rojo Rant PS Please tell one friend about us or rate and review us on apple podcasts. Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/4408cb98-9d93-4bea-a79e-a4c188603704
This it the audio of our Live Post Stockholm Diamond League recap show. Video here: https://www.letsrun.com/forum/flat_read.php?thread=10170881 Karsten Warholm gave Kevin Young's world record a real, real scare, Timothy Cheruiyot and Donavan Brazier kept up their win streaks, Laura Muir impressed and dominated and there was a new format in the long jump. Thread: Warholm Record Probability with Renato Canova on 400m World Record here. Thread on 46.87 run here. Support LetsRun.com's Track Talk by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun Find out more at http://podcast.letsrun.com Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/letsrun/20247171-dc13-4cac-a410-63194d598236
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Dec 11th, 2009
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Jan 13th, 2021
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191
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