- Episode 162: This is the End: Ato Boldon on Veronica Campbell-Brown’s Positive Drug Test
- Episode 161: Rome Diamond League + NCAA Championships Recap
- Episode 160: Prefontaine Classic Recap
- Episode 159: Adidas Grand Prix Recap/Prefontaine Classic Preview
- Episode 158: Hail Mary
- Episode 157: Doha Diamond League Recap
- Episode 156: The Diamonds are Coming
- Episode 155: Payton Jordan Drake Penn
- Episode 154: London Marathon Recap + David Epstein on Hypothyroidism
- Episode 153: Boston Marathon
- Episode 152: On the Goe
- Episode 151: The Gift That Keeps on Giving
- Episode 150: World Cross Country Recap
- Episode 149: New York City Half Marathon Recap/World Cross Country Preview
- Episode 148: NCAA Recap/New York City Half Marathon Preview
- Episode 147: US Indoor Championships
- Episode 146: Interview with Ato Boldon at the USA Indoor Championships
- Episode 145: “Haven’t you run before?”
- Episode 144: Pistorius and Millrose Recap
- Episode 143: Millrose Preview/Bolt Debut
Category Archives: Distance
Ato Boldon joins the show to discuss Veronica Campbell-Brown’s positive drug test and how it will impact her legacy. On a lighter note, Ato previews this week’s US Championships and gives his predictions in the sprint events.
Later, Jason and Kevin run down the rest of the action from Des Moines including the distance and field events and answer emails.
Jason and Kevin discuss Usain Bolt’s loss to Justin Gatlin in Rome, Brianna Rollins’s flawless hurdle performance in Eugene and another record from Mary Cain.
The guys also preview the lackluster Oslo Diamond League meet and marvel at the spectacle of a robot beating an Olympic sprinter.
Jason and Kevin discuss Mary Cain’s newest record, Mo Farah’s defeat, David Rudisha’s absence, Ezekiel Kemboi’s push and all the other highlights from the Prefontaine Classic. Then, the guys look ahead to the Rome Golden Gala meet where Kevin speculates whether Justin Gatlin can beat Usain Bolt in the 100.
Also, Jason reviews the movie “Running” and the guys continue the conversation about the ideal song to listen to during the last two laps of a 10,000.
Jason and Kevin discuss the latest historic performance by Mary Cain, explain why Galen Rupp and Mo Farah didn’t run as well as expected and argue about whether Kirani James will be challenged in the 400.
Also, the guys preview the New York Diamond League meet and Jason gives an extended review of “Across the Tracks.”
Jason and Kevin discuss the results from the first Diamond League meet including David Rudisha’s uncharacteristic win in the 800, Allyson Felix’s loss to Amantle Montsho and a remarkably fast women’s 1500.
Then, the guys compare the season’s of Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay thus far, speculate about the ramifications of Sally Pearson’s hamstring injury and debate the merits of “The Bachelor.”
Jason and Kevin discuss Tyson Gay’s big 2013 debut, Yoshihide Kiryu’s small setback and bizarre questions for Usain Bolt. Also, the guys preview the Doha Diamond League meet, continue the doping conversation and debate the worst things runners hear after a DNF.
Jason and Kevin run down a busy week of action on the track including Jenny Simpson’s impressive run at the Drake Relays, the international competition at the Penn Relays and the unique cheering of Alexi Pappas during the Payton Jordan Invitational.
The guys also discuss this weekend’s Kingston Invitational which now includes Tyson Gay (but not Usain Bolt), answer listener emails and imagine a movie where Geoffrey Mutai and Patrick Makau are marathon bounty hunters.
Jason and Kevin review the London Marathon and debate whether it lived up to the pre-race hype or if it fell short under the weight of lofty expectations.
Then, Sports Illustrated’s David Epstein joins the guys to discuss the increasing number of athletes being treated for hypothyroidism. David explains the history of the condition in sports, the risks involved, the World Anti Doping Agency’s position and Alberto Salazar’s response to the controversy.
Finally, the guys read emails and Jason reviews a cinematic classic, The Jericho Mile.
Jason and Kevin review the NCAA Indoor Championships including the doubles by Lawi Lalang and Abbey D’Agostino, the team championships from Arkansas and Oregon and the phenomenal performance of Shaunae Miller. Then, the guys preview the New York City Half Marathon and predict how fast Bernard Lagat will fare in his first attempt at the distance.
Jason and Kevin discuss the latest developments in the Oscar Pistorius case, Galen Rupp’s American record and Mo Farah’s awkward interview. The guys also chat about Sanya Richards-Ross’s reality show, Usain Bolt’s Copacabana race and the upcoming USA Indoor Championships.