Jason and Kevin discuss Joshua Cheptegei’s epic meltdown in the final mile, Geoffrey Kamworor place in cross country history, the Kenyan sweep in the women’s race, the top five finishes for the American teams and all the other news from the World Cross Country Championships.
Also, the guys discuss the reaction to Sam Chelanga’s tweet, Shalane Flanagan and Kara Goucher getting closer to a medal upgrade, indoor marathon world records and Wayde Van Niekerk’s sub 43 plans.
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Jason and Kevin discuss the half marathons in New York and Lisbon, Dennis Kimetto’s latest injury, this weekend’s World Cross Country Championships, the continuing controversy around the Nike sub-two shoe and the latest running movie featuring Billy Crudup.
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Jason and Kevin review the NCAA Indoor Championships including Edward Cheserek’s two victories, the big kick from Dani Jones, thrilling finishes in the relay events, the dominant performance of the Oregon women and Christian Coleman’s sprint double.
The guys also discuss the passing of the legendary Ed Whitlock, Wayde Van Niekerk’s love of the 200m, Jordan Hasay’s hot streak on the roads and shoe takes.
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Jason and Kevin discuss Laura Muir’s delayed victory lap, Courtney Okolo and Ajee Wilson’s battle in the 600m, Noah Lyles’s world record, the continual leaks from the Alberto Salazar investigation and the latest from the sub two-hour marathon project.
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Jason and Kevin discuss the latest allegations involving Alberto Salazar and Mo Farah, Wilson Kipsang’s rousing win at the Tokyo Marathon, the NCAA record performance by Edward Cheserek, the 2020 plans for Usain Bolt and Allyson Felix and Genzebe Dibaba’s unsuccessful world record attempt.
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Jason and Kevin discuss Laura Muir, Mo Farah and Elaine Thompson’s performances at the Birmingham Grand Prix, the latest indoor world record, Shalane Flanagan’s withdrawal from the Boston Marathon, high school disqualifications, half-marathon course cutters and more.
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Jason and Kevin discuss the women’s half marathon world record, the performances of Ajee Wilson, Shaunae Miller, Eric Jenkins, Sifan Hassan, Ben True and Matthew Centrowitz at the Millrose Games, Alysia Montano’s bronze medals and Saturday’s Birmingham Grand Prix.
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Jason and Kevin discuss the latest Genzebe Dibaba indoor world record, Laura Muir’s string of personal bests, the successes and shortcomings of the first two meets of the Nitro Athletics series, IAAF freezing the transfer rules between nations and this weekend’s Millrose Games.
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Jason and Kevin discuss Usain Bolt losing a relay gold medal, Mo Farah criticizing Donald Trump’s executive order, David Rudisha creating a new running meme, Ryan Hall and Michael Wardian running seven marathons in seven days and Wayde Van Niekerk’s desire to double at the World Championships.
The guys also discuss the world records in the men’s indoor 600m and the women’s distance medley relay, the latest information on the Breaking2 course and the open position for US relay coach.
-David Rudisha’s tweet
that started a meme
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Jason and Kevin discuss Kenenisa Bekele’s fall, and DNF, at the Dubai Marathon, a surprising world indoor record, Ryan Hall running seven marathons in seven days and Matthew Centrowitz’s 5000m potential.
The guys also preview Saturday’s New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, put together the best American women’s distance medley relay team and chat about shoes that might make you 3% faster.
-Kenenisa Bekele’s fall in Dubai
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