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Let'sRun.com's live call-in show where we talk with top coaches/authors about distance running. This Podcast was created using www.talkshoe.com




The Week the Marathon Broke: Eliud Kipchoge Goes Sub 2 Hours (1:59:41), Brigid Kosgei 2:14:04 + US Olympic Marathon Trials Preview

This week the marathon was conquered and we’re still in shock. Eliud Kipchoge went sub 2 hours (1:59:41) and Brigid Kosgei ran 2:14:04 to crush Paula Radcliffe’s world record. We try to put the runs in perspective, have a ton of Nike shoe talk, and look ahead to the US Olympic Marathon Trials. A bunch of American men ran fast in Chicago and Galen Rupp DNF’d. Is Rupp in trouble for the Trials? What about Jordan Hasay, Shalane Flanagan, Amy Cragg of Des Linden? Plus Lebron James China talk,...


Doha Worlds Recap, INEOS 1:59 and Chicago Marathon (Rupp vs Farah) Preview, Alberto Salazar is Still Banned

The 2019 World Track and Field Champs are in the books and what a meet it was. We start by recapping the athletics action in Doha with our winners and losers from Qatar. Then we turn to the Alberto Salazar ban and discus the Mark Parker email and other strange things we've heard. Then it's onto the Bank of America Chicago Marathon where two of Alberto Salazar's former finest, Mo Farah and Galen Rupp will square off. We pause for some praise for Sara Hall, before turning to Eliud Kipchoge...


Emergency Podcast: Alberto Salazar is banned, Kenenisa Bekele is back, Donavan Brazier is golden - Worlds halfway point podcast from Doha

What an absolutely crazy week in the track and field world. Alberto Salazar has been banned from the sport for four years, Kenenisa Bekele has run 2:01:41 in the marathon in Berlin, and Donavan Brazier has won 800 gold and broken Johnny Gray's American record. Plus, Sifan Hassan is chasing history, Ajee Wilson has lost, Christian Coleman is incredible, and what is life like in Qatar? The LRC crew breaks it down. 100% of the proceeds of the tipjar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/letsrun...


World Track and Field Champs 2019 Doha Preview Podcast + Kenenisa Bekele in Berlin

The LRC crew is on the plane to the World Track and Field / Athletics Championships in Doha. You can enter the $200,019 Running Warehouse Worlds Prediction Contest here: https://www.letsrun.com/news/2019/09/2019-worlds-track-field-athletics-contest/ The LetsRun team breaks down the World Champs with an emphasis on the action the first 4 days. Will Christian Coleman be the fastest man in the world? Can Ajee Wilson handle the pressure of being the biggest women’s favorite? Should Jakob...


Geoffery Kamworor Gets His World Record, Japanese Olympic Marathon Trials, Kipchoge v Kamworor Fantasy Race, Training Tip and Term of Week: Glowing

What a week. Legend Geoffrey Kamworor got his coveted world record in the half marathon and nearly went 57:XX (58:01), the first Japanese Marathon Trials (Grand Champs) are in the books and more than lived up to the hype, and the World championships are less than 10 days away. Books talked about in podcast: Want to run a faster 5k? Fast 5k by LRC visitor and masters star Pete Magill When by Daniel Pink Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell (LRC gets a commission if you use the links...


Woody Kincaid Runs 12:58, Vin Lananna is Back, Alberto v Jerry, Japanese Marathon Trials, Noah Lyles & Brussels

Woody Kincaid runs 12:58, Matthew Centrowitz and Lopez Lomong 13:00. What does it mean for Bowerman Track Club and coach Jerry Schumacher? The Diamond League is in the books and Noah Lyles has a slight problem in Brussels. What should Sifan Hassan do at Worlds? Brigid Kosgei and Mo Farah ran well at Great North run. Christian Coleman is speaking out (and his dad listened to our podcast last week. Thread on dad's comments here). We've got NCAA XC talk and the return of Coach Vin Lannana....


Christian Coleman Cleared, Donavan Brazier Makes History, Drew Hunter Out, Bekele (And Rojo) Are Back, Brussels Diamond League Final Preview

Christian Coleman is cleared to compete by USADA, Rojo is back from vacation and that means our Alberto Salazar segment is back, plus NOP, Bowerman Track, and Jerry Schumacher talk. Kenenise Bekele is in the Berlin Marathon and the BofA Chicago Marathon men's field with Galen Rupp and Mo Farah is the stacked race of the fall. Drew Hunter is out of Worlds. We discuss "JV" pro teams and JV "pros". Eliud Kipchoge INEOS 1:59 talk and of course transgender NCAA D1 cross country talk with June...


Will the World's Fastest Man Christian Coleman Be at Worlds? Zurich Weltklasse Preview, Paris DL Recap, Transgender Woman to Run NCAA D1 Cross Country, Can Emma Coburn Go Sub 9?

We start our Zurich Diamond League preview show by discussing Christian Coleman missing 3 drug tests. What does that mean for Worlds? Then we talk Paris and the big win by Hanna Green, have some men's 1500m talk (Kenyan, Paris, and British), before we break down the Diamond League finale in detail. Can Emma Coburn go sub 9 in the steeple? Two Virginia Tech alums are our Where Your Dreams Become Reality runners of the week and we end with talk of June Eastwood becoming the first Division 1...


Who Are The Favorites For Worlds, Craig Engels Is Skipping A DL Meet To Go To A Wedding, Will Alexa Efraimson Ever PR, The DL is Back, Max Burgin Bombs, and More

There was a ton to talk about this week as the Diamond League has returned and Shaunae Miller-Uibo’s unbeaten streak has passed the two year mark. We spend a ton of time talking about how exciting and wide-open Worlds are going to be this year with few huge mid-d or distance favorites. Plus Craig Engels may miss the DL final because he has to go to a wedding, Max Burgin gets rave reviews for bombing in Birmingham, an American man has won the Falmouth Road Race for the 1st time since 1988,...


Is Shelby Houlihan Sitting Pretty? Shalane Flanagan Boston 2020 or Olympic Trials? Birmingham Diamond League Preview, Dreams Become Reality Segment, Pan Am Games Recap

The Diamond League is back and Shelby Houlihan won't be in it, but does that set her up perfectly for Worlds? And should Sifan Hassan really think about the 1500/10000 double? Shalane Flanagan is coming back but is it for Boston 2020 or the Olympic Trials? Pan Am Games recap and new Dreams Become Reality segment and our personal threads of week. Full show notes below sponsors. Need new running shoes? Go to http://www.letsrun.com/shoes/ to find a better pair of shoes or save on your favorite...


Guest Monty Hoppel (Bryce's dad, GM of Midland Rockhounds), Rosie Ruiz RIP, Koko Runs 14:26, Pan Am Games, Rudisha Update, Ingebrigtsen's Car

Monty Hoppel (Bryce Hoppel's dad and the GM of the AA Midland Rockhounds) joins us to talk baseball, USATF attendance, and his son going pro at 57:54. Prior to that we start with the death of Rosie Ruiz, then talk Konstanze Klosterhalfen running 14:26 for 5k (8:24), Kenyan Worlds Trials getting moved (17:16), have a David Rudisha update (23:27), a Pan Am Games 800m preview (29:59), and a look at the 2019 NYC Marathon fields (36:23). Plus thread of the week, Jakob Ingegbrigtsen's new car,...


USATF Recap Podcast: What Really Happened at USAs? Who Were the Winners and Losers? Dalilah Muhammad WR, Lopez Lomong Double, Michael Norman Loses, and Much More

USAs are in the books and we tell you everything you need to know about the 2019 USATF Track and Field Nationals. Sure Dalilah Muhammad set a world record, Lopez Lomong got the double, and Michael Norman was upset, but what really happened? Who were the real winners and losers? Should Allyson Felix be on the relay? Audio of the week (54:57) is from Clay Travis and Dan Wetzel on covering women's college cross country. Thread of week is on Drew Hunter going to Worlds (79:01) To be on the...


Founders' Day Podcast: Preview of USATF Champs, Brazier vs Murphy, Houlihan vs Simpson, Allyson Felix, and the 1,500/10,000 Double at Worlds

The USA Track and Field Championships are Thursday to Sunday in Des Moines and we break them all down for you on LetsRun.com Founders' Day. It was a big week for distance fans as the top 3 at the Olympic Marathon Trials will definitely make the Olympics, plus USATF was forced to follow its rules in picking the Pan Am team. We break down USATF Nationals (7:15) with a deep dive of the men's 800 (NOP Civil War: Donavan Brazier vs Clayton Murphy), men's 1500 (can Craig Engels challenge?) and...


World Record Podcast: Sifan Hassan 4:12 Mile, Nijel Amos Back in 1:41s, Will Evan Jager Ever Break 8? NOP / Bowerman Talk

The Monaco Herculis Diamond League is in the books and what a meet it was. Sifan Hassan broke the women's world record in the mile in Monaco and Nijel Amos went 1:41. We break it all down, as Jon gloats and Rojo is shamed. Evan Jager is out of USAs. Will he ever break 8 in the steeple? (21:28) Thread of week on "cheater shoes" (45:27) and whether they should be banned, NOP and Bowerman Track Club talk and the Ethiopian 10,000m Trials. The LRC shoe site has over 1,000 new shoe reviews THIS...


Guest Evan Jager Talks Injury & Redemption, + Look at Lausanne, Noah Lyles 19.50, Monaco, Bernard Lagat 2:12

Evan Jager joined us (67:27) on the podcast to talk the big injury that sidelines him at the end of 2018 and confused him for most of 2019. Will he be ready for USAs in 3 weeks? How does he survive 3 hours of PT a day? We start the podcast with Employee 1.1 joining us to talk about the 50th Peachtree Road Race and $200,000 in bonuses, and the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials course. Then we talked about the sad death of Frank Meza (13:47), Bernard Lagat running 2:12 in the marathon and his...


Guests Matthew Boling and Matthew Futterman + Pre Classic Review, Peachtree Roadrace Preview & Western States

Guests Matthew Boling (high school sprint star- 38:06) and author Matthew Futterman (NY Times sports editor), author of the very enjoyable Running to the Edge, join us (62:21) in out extra long July 4th podcast. First we talk everything: 2019 Prefontaine Classic. Who were the standout performers? Who should hit the panic button? Who will make the US team at 1500 (26:29). A little Christian Coleman talk + Marquise Goodwin winning $1 Million at the 40 yards of Gold race (31:47) before Boling...


2019 Pre Classic Preview: Will an American win a distance event? Centro, Ayana, Kipyegon Debut, Dani Jones v Alexa Efraimson, Sha'Carri Richardson v SAFP

It's our special Prefontaine Classic podcast and our first podcast of the summer. In January we said we'd do a podcast every week and we've made it to the halfway mark of the year. Give us feedback here: http://www.letsrun.com/podcast. We want your feedback on our Better Running Shoe site. Please go to http://www.letsrun.com/shoes and give us feedback and submit a review. We start with some good news on the Olympic Marathon Trials at least for the women (3:23), then we turn to the USATF...


Jama Aden Raid Anniversary, Jenny Simpson’s Medal Chances, Who would you rather be: Josh Kerr, Drew Hunter or Grant Fisher?

We want your feedback on our Better Running Shoe site. Please go to http://www.letsrun.com/shoes and give us feedback and submit a review. Genzebe Dibaba is back atop the 1500 ranks on the three year anniversary of the Jama Aden raid, what does that mean for Jenny Simpson’s medal chances after her run in Rabat (13:54)? We talk adidas Boost Boston Games (25:43), Lynna Irby and Sammy Watson going pro (31:57), and the email of the week is on Katelyn Tuohy and young high school girl phenoms...


Remembering Gabe Grunewald, NCAA Outdoor Track and Field, Oslo Diamond League

The running world lost a bright light and we start the show on a somber note and pay our respects to the great Gabe Grunewald. Then we talk everything NCAA track and field starting with the men (11:52) and how old is too old for NCAA runners, talk about how the LRC crew missed Mondo Duplantis for some BBQ (34:38), have a little men's 800 talk including Bryce Hoppel and Clayton Murphy (41:31), before turning to the women's NCAA meet (46:25). Then it's 'Mom Audio' with the Brojo's mom going to...


NCAA Track and Field Preview, Texas, “Ballsyness”, Bill Simmons on Matthew Boling, Praise for IAAF & Gabe Grunewald

The NCAA Track and Field Championships are Wednesday to Saturday and LetsRun.com's boots are on the ground in Austin ,Texas for our NCAA preview podcast. We preview everything NCAAs (10:08-47:32), touch on the Rome Diamond League (47:32), gender and sex issues with Caster Semenya and CeCe Telfer and praise the IAAF (51:44), have audio from Bill Simmons' podcast on Matthew Boling (71:28), plus deleted threads of week and inspiration from Gabe Grunewald (86:34). Pod is sponsored by Running...