Episode 412: I’ve Got a Golden Ticket

Jason and Kevin discuss Sondre Moen’s European record run in the marathon, Sara Hall running two marathons in five weeks, Yomif Kejelcha joining the Nike Oregon Project, more hype around Mo Farah and Eliud Kipchoge and wild card entries into the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships.

Show Notes
-Kipchoge v. Farah
-Controversy over “golden tickets” into Foot Locker High School Cross Country Championships
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Episode 411: Race T-Shirt

Jason and Kevin recap listener results from Turkey Trots across the nation, debate Nafi Thiam and Mutaz Essa Barshim winning IAAF Athlete of the Year, analyze when Russia will get off the banned list and look ahead to Eliud Kipchoge’s appearance at the London Marathon.

Show Notes
-Russia still banned
-Incredible Turkey Trot shirt
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Episode 410: 2017 NCAA Cross Country Championships Recap

Jason and Kevin recap the NCAA Cross Country Championships and discuss the winning efforts from Justyn Knight, Ednah Kurgat, Northern Arizona and New Mexico. The guys also discuss Gwen Jorgensen’s big goal of Olympic gold in the marathon, David Rudisha’s confusing Twitter stunt, Leonard Korir becoming the second American to break one hour in a half marathon and the latest athlete to think they are faster than Usain Bolt.

Show Notes
-Chaunte Lowe receives Beijing broze after doping DQs
-Gwen Jorgensen switches to the marathon
-David Rudisha’s Twitter stunt raises awareness for emergency care in Kenya
-Rugby player is faster than Usain Bolt
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Episode 409: Postal Run

Jason and Kevin answer listener emails and tweets about the New York City Marathon, how Molly Huddle and Shalane Flanagan’s careers match-up, Geoffrey Kamworor’s future, how many times Galen Rupp will face off with Mo Farah on the roads, the best volunteer position at a race, the correct arm position for starting a race and much more.

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Episode 408: New York City Marathon Recap

Jason and Kevin discuss how Shalane Flanagan pulled off a stunning victory at the New York City Marathon, Geoffrey Kamworor’s first time atop the marathon podium, Wilson Kipsang’s mistimed kick, Meb Keflezighi’s final miles and all the other stories from this year’s edition of the race.

Show Notes
-New York Times story about the end of the running boom
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Episode 407: 2017 New York City Marathon Preview

Jason and Kevin preview the 2017 New York City Marathon with the help of longtime guests Jesse Squire and Dan Rubenstein. The guys also discuss Wayde Van Niekerk’s injury, Mo Farah’s departure from the Nike Oregon Project and NCAA conference championships.

Show Notes
-Our guests, Jesse Squire and Dan Rubenstein
-Alaskan Mile
-Mo Farah leaves Nike Oregon Project
-Tim Layden article on Meb Keflezighi
-Wayde Van Niekerk tears ACL and meniscus
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Episode 406: Grandma is Home

Jason and Kevin discuss the new women’s half marathon world record, Chinese doping in the ’80s and 90s, training in Las Vegas, a pivotal wrong turn in the Venice Marathon and whether podcasts make you slower.

Show Notes
-Joyciline Jepkosgei breaks women’s half marathon record
-Chinese doping in the ’80s and ’90s
-Jake Wightman goes for a run in Las Vegas
-Lead bike leads runners the wrong way in the Venice Marathon
-Podcasts might make you slower
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Episode 405: An American Wedding

Jason and Kevin discuss Jason’s big day, Wilson Kipsang racing another fall marathon, a deep Amsterdam Marathon, Meb Keflezighi and Shalane Flanagan’s comments about the Nike Oregon Project and banning “bun huggers” in high school.

Show Notes
-Banning “bun huggers”
-Stephen Miller jumps into a girls track race to prove something
-National Relay Championships
-Behind the scenes of “Look at Mills!”
-Meb and Shalane talk NOP successes
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Episode 404: Chicago Marathon Recap

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.
Show Notes

Episode 403: Chicago Marathon Preview

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.