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Jason and Kevin discuss a banner day for Americans at the Chicago Marathon, Galen Rupp’s first major international victory, Jordan Hasay’s ascent up the all-time list, the resounding victory by Tirunesh Dibaba and the big name DNFs in the men’s race.
The guys also chat about the muted response in the running community to Rupp’s victory, how Sunday’s race will impact the spring marathon season, Wayde Van Niekerk’s world record specifications and Jason’s looming wedding.
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Jason and Kevin preview Sunday’s Chicago Marathon and discuss an interesting men’s field featuring the the world record holders in the marathon and half marathon, the top American, the defending champion and pool of emerging Americans.
The guys also discuss Jordan Hasay’s path to the podium in the women’s race, the expected showdown between Tirunesh Dibaba and Florence Kiplagat and the nominees for IAAF Athlete of Year.
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Jason and Kevin discuss the rain that washed away a chance a world record in Berlin, Eliud Kipchoge’s surprise comeback victory, the incredible debut of Guye Adola and the DNFs of Kenenisa Bekele and Wilson Kipsang.
The guys also chat about Bekele’s agent throwing him under bus, the repercussions of your legs getting wet during a marathon, a scary finish at the Warsaw Marathon and a track and field competition between the states.
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Jason and Kevin discuss the historical implications of Sunday’s Berlin Marathon including Eliud Kipchoge’s chances at a world record, Kenenisa Bekele’s potential to run a personal best, Wilson Kipsang’s resurgence and much more.
The guys also chat about the first mile run under four minutes in Alaska, marathons in suits, Morgan Freeman narrating marathon hype videos and an extreme case of mid-run pooping.
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On the seventh anniversary of their first episode, Jason and Kevin reconvene to discuss setting world records mid-race, Mo Farah’s plans to run the London Marathon, finish line marriage proposals, Devon Allen’s 200m potential, Usain Bolt planning bachelor parties, javelin throwers throwing baseballs and much more.
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NBC’s Ato Boldon joins the show to recap the sprint season and discuss Usain Bolt’s last race, Keni Harrison’s trouble in big races, Wayde Van Niekerk’s future and the strange results of the World Championships.
Ato also explains why Allyson Felix’s window for a gold medal is closed, the challenges Jamaica faces to get back to the top of the sprinting world, the slow sprint times throughout the world in 2017 and what track and field event he’d like to see Lebron James take on.
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After a sad week in the running world, Jason and Kevin discuss the tragic death of David Torrence.
The guys also recap the Brussels Diamond League finale, the strange season of Noah Lyles, a historic women’s 600m, dream event switches for 2018 & Elaine Thompson’s podium etiquette.
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Jason and Kevin discuss Mo Farah’s thrilling victory, Ruth Jebet’s bounce back, Caster Semenya’s dominance and all the other highlights from the first Diamond League final. Then, the guys discuss Justin Gatlin’s apology, Usain Bolt tweeting a picture of his hamstring and a proposed mile race between Malcolm Gladwell and Lebron James.
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Jason and Kevin discuss Mo Farah and Usain Bolt’s last races on the track, Great Britain’s relay prowess, Sally Pearson’s upset in the 100 hurdles, Caster Semenya’s personal best performance that took her to gold and all of the other races from the final two days at the World Championships.
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