Author Archives: houseofrun

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.

Show Notes
-Voicemail line: 202-495-1137
–Our iTunes page
–Support the show by visiting our Patreon page
–House of Run Strava Page

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
-Voicemail line: 202-495-1137
–Our iTunes page
–Support the show by visiting our Patreon page
–House of Run Strava Page

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
-Voicemail line: 202-495-1137
–Our iTunes page
–Support the show by visiting our Patreon page
–House of Run Strava Page

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
-Voicemail line: 202-495-1137
–Our iTunes page
–Support the show by visiting our Patreon page
–House of Run Strava Page

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
-Voicemail line: 202-495-1137
–Our iTunes page
–Support the show by visiting our Patreon page
–House of Run Strava Page

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.

Episode 402: Less Than Ideal

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.

Episode 401: Berlin Marathon Preview

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.

Episode 400: 400 Episodes and 7 Years Ago

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.