Episode 377: Something About Mary

Jason and Kevin review Mary Keitany’s bold run for a personal best, Kenenisa Bekele’s shoes, Daniel Wanjiru’s final miles, Tirunesh Dibaba’s improbably recovery, Laura Thweatt’s personal best and all the other stories from the London Maratho.
 
Then, the guys discuss the mishaps and standouts at the World Relays, Wayde Van Niekerk’s effortless sub-20 200m, Brianna Rollins’s suspension and the evolution of Ryan Hall.
 
Show Notes
-Yohan Blake, “Everything is atrocious.”
-Men’s 4 x 400m at World Relays
-Mixed gender 4 x 400m at World Relays
-Charles Jock leaves Bahamas after not being named to 4 x 800m team
-The new Ryan Hall
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Episode 376: Whose Name Is Who?

Jason and Kevin recap the Boston Marathon and discuss Edna Kiplagat’s continued excellence, Jordan Hasay’s fantastic debut, Desiree Linden’s tactics, Galen Rupp’s runner-up finish and the future of American marathoning.
 
The guys also preview this weekend’s London Marathon and World Relays, marvel at Clayton Murphy’s 1:43 performance in April, speculate about the future of the women’s 100m and revisit the ridiculous ending of a 5000m race in the Caribbean.
 
Show Notes
-Shalane Flanagan interview on ESPN.com
-CARIFTA Games 5000 finish
-Street crossing at the Boston Marathon 
Contagious by The Isley Brothers
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Episode 375: 2017 Boston Marathon Preview

Jason and Kevin preview Monday’s Boston Marathon and discuss Galen Rupp’s health, Jordan Hasay’s debut, Desiree Linden chance at victory, and Meb Keflezighi’s final run in Boston.
 
The guys also talk about Jemima Sumgong’s positive drug test, the IAAF’s decision to change the World Championship schedule for Wayde Van Niekerk, track and field general managers, the value of “B” heats and Russian athletes competing unattached.
Show Notes
-Jemima Sumgong tests positive for EPO
-Nike sets date for sub two attempt
-Schedule change for Wayde Van Niekerk 
-Sergey Shubenkov cleared to compete 
-Latest 32 x 50m world record attempt
-General managers announced for TrackTown Summer Series
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Episode 374: Grind Mode

Jason and Kevin discuss the latest women’s half marathon world record, Jordan Hasay’s hot streak, Galen Rupp’s ailing foot, the strong high school performances at the Texas Relays, resurfaced doping tests from 2008 involving Jamaica and an excruciating finish in a 100-mile race.
Show Notes
-Man misses Barkley Marathons cut by 6 seconds
-Prague Half Marathon recap (include photo of large VW car key)
-Lashawn Merritt owns a trucking company
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Episode 373: 5 Minutes of Agony

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.

Show Notes
-Men’s race from the World XC Championships
-Men’s race with different commentators 
-Relay splits
-Wayde Van Niekerk wants sub 43
-Indoor marathon world records
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Episode 372: Run The Race

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.

Show Notes
-1 Mile To You trailer
-Kara Goucher interview
-Ross Tucker article on banning Nike Vaporfly shoes
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Episode 371: Blue Singlet

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.

Show Notes
-Ed Whitlock obituary
-Ato Boldon interviews Wayde Van Niekerk 
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Episode 370: Lap of Honor

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.

Show Notes
-Laura Muir’s victory lap
-Latest on Alberto Salazar investigation
-Sub two-hour marathon update
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Episode 369: The Saga Continues

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.

Show Notes
-Feyisa Lelisa article in the New York Times
-Allyson Felix plans for 2020
-High school basketball player gets a technical foul for dancing
-Solo run in the Ivy League Championships 
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Episode 368: Excessive Celebration

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.

Show Notes
-Tyrese Cooper disqualification
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