Category Archives: Episodes

Episode 302: Legal Eagle

Jason and Kevin discuss the legendary workout of Genzebe Dibaba, Jenn Suhr’s world record and some preliminary thoughts on the Olympic Marathon trials. Then, the guys are joined by Martin Bingisser who shares his opinion on a host of legal issues in the running world including:
-Nick Symmonds’s company suing the USATF and USOC over logo restrictions
-Two men bringing a case against the New York Road Runners challenging the lottery system used for the New York City Marathon
-UKA’s proposed athlete anti-doping contract
Also, Martin opines on the idea of athlete reparations, the IAAF investigation and the exceedingly high standards that are needed to qualify for the Olympics and World Championships.
Show Notes
-Our sponsor for this episode is Jabra, maker of wireless earbuds. Visit their website to get product discounts and exclusive offers!
-Martin Bingisser’s website and Twitter page
-The endurance section of Martin’s website
-Symmonds/USOC/USATF lawsuit
-UKA proposing lifetime bans
-NYRR lawsuit
-Athlete reparations for those impacted by dopers
-Dibaba’s workout
-Our iTunes page
-Voicemail line:  206-208-9935
-Support the show by visiting our Patreon page
-House of Run Strava page

Episode 301: Emergency Rupp Pod

Jason and Kevin record an emergency podcast after Galen Rupp announces that he will run the Olympic Trials marathon.

Episode 300: Ato Boldon previews the Olympic year

Broadcaster and sprint coach Ato Boldon joins Jason and Kevin to discuss his growing sprint group, who the top challenger to Usain Bolt will be, Allyson Felix’s shot at 200m/400m gold, a hypothetical 300m race between Usain Bolt and Michael Johnson, the Adidas/IAAF partnership and much more!
Then, the guys discuss the Dubai Marathon results, Chris Derrick’s decision to not run the Olympic Trials marathon and compare the careers of Alan Webb, Ryan Hall and Dathan Ritzenhein.
Show Notes
-Our sponsor for this episode is Jabra, maker of wireless earbuds. Visit their website to get product discounts, exclusive offers and enter to win a free pair of headphones!
-Our iTunes page
-Voicemail line:  206-208-9935
-Support the show by visiting our Patreon page
-House of Run Strava page

Episode 299: WADA You Want From Me?

Jason and Kevin discuss the mix messages from the second WADA independent commission report, changes to the Olympic schedule, the end of Ryan Hall’s career and a freshman 800m phenom.
Show Notes
-Our sponsor for this episode is Jabra, maker of wireless earbuds. Visit their website to get product discounts, exclusive offers and enter to win a free pair of headphones!
-WADA Independent Commission report
-Bonnie Ford article on Seb Coe and the IAAF
-Star Wars Half Marathon
-Our iTunes page
-Voicemail line:  206-208-9935
-Support the show by visiting our Patreon page
-House of Run Strava page

Episode 298: So fresh and so clean

Jason and Kevin discuss Garrett Heath’s defeat of Mo Farah at the Great Edinburgh cross country race, Ashton Eaton making short work of some bleachers, a proposal to throw out the existing track and field record book and the impending sequel to the WADA report on doping in track and field.
Show Notes
-Our sponsor for this episode is Jabra, maker of wireless earbuds. Visit their website to get product discounts, exclusive offers and enter to win a free pair of headphones!
-Ashton Eaton jumps stairs
-Proposal for new track and field records
Christian Taylor story by Nick Zaccardi
-Yelp reviews for track athletes
-10 things Kevin is interested in for 2016 
-Our iTunes page
-Voicemail line:  206-208-9935
-Support the show by visiting our Patreon page
-House of Run Strava page

Episode 297: 2015 Awards

Jason and Kevin reconvene to honor the runners, races, controversies and rivalries of 2015.  After handing out a bunch of awards, the guys make bold predictions for the new year and discuss Chris Derrick’s potential move to the marathon.
Show Notes
-Our sponsor for this episode is Jabra, maker of wireless earbuds. Visit their website to get product discounts, exclusive offers and enter to win a free pair of headphones!
-Our iTunes page
-Voicemail line:  206-208-9935
-Guowei Zhang celebration
-Support the show by visiting our Patreon page
-House of Run Strava page

Episode 296: Gift Extravaganza

Jim McDannald of The Wirecutter joins Jason and Kevin to review gear and gadgets for runners this holiday season.  Jim gives his recommendations for the best GPS watches, fitness trackers, running gloves and more.
Then, the guys discuss their ambivalence toward the 1500/mile debate, recap the results of The Bowerman, debate whether or not Lamine Diack is actually at the center of the next Jason Bourne movie and give their thoughts on 16-year-old sprinter Candace Hill and signing a contract with Asics.
Show Notes
The Best Running Gear, a guide from The Sweethome
-Jim’s Twitter page
-Latest controversy involving Lamine Diack
-Marquis Dendy and Jenna Prandini win The Bowerman
-Our iTunes page
-Voicemail line:  206-208-9935
-Support the show by visiting our Patreon page
-House of Run Strava page

Episode 295: Holiday Hustling

Jason and Kevin discuss Galen Rupp’s low-key Olympic Trials qualifier, the first step to a Allyson Felix 200/400 double, the co-ed marathon relay in Dallas and the results from the Foot Locker, and US Club, Cross Country Championships.
Then, the guys respond to a deep pool of emails and voicemails about the appropriate time to wear a Camelback, the possibility of a track meet on Mars, unfortunate sweat stains during races and much more.
Show Notes
-Galen Rupp’s half-marathon 
-Changing the Olympic schedule for Allyson Felix?
-Did Lil’ Bolt false start?
-The truth about daylight savings time
-Steve Kerr speech
Space Olympics (from Lonely Island)
-Our iTunes page
-Voicemail line:  206-208-9935
-Support the show by visiting our Patreon page
-House of Run Strava page

Episode 294: Green Grass

Jason and Kevin chat about Andre De Grasse’s multimillion dollar deal with Puma, address the speculation of a Galen Rupp marathon debut, review the results from the Fukuoka Marathon and analyze the pros and cons of running in space.
Then, the guys recap Kara Goucher’s half marathon victory, share a story about a Turkey Trot gone awry and listen to voicemails about Russia, a hypothetical Oregon Track Club vs. Oregon Project distance medley relay and the proper distance for a cross country race.
Show Notes
-Kevin’s post on De Grasse’s contract
-Marathon in space
-Odell Beckham Jr.’s touchdown celebration
-Our iTunes page
-Voicemail line:  206-208-9935
-Support the show by visiting our Patreon page
-House of Run Strava page

Episode 293: Dark Clouds

Jason and Kevin discuss another rough week in the world of track and field with new doping revelations in Italy, Sebastian Coe’s appearance before British Parliament and the suspension of a top notch Kenyan.  The guys discuss Coe’s decision to give up his role with Nike, the IAAF clearing Paula Radcliffe and Russia’s decision not to fight their ban from the sport.
On a lighter note, Jason gives his yearly Turkey Trot recap, Kevin once again wades into the shorts over tights debate and the guys give a final word on the Athlete of the Year voting.
Show Notes
-Air pollution in Delhi Half Marathon
-Recap of Seb Coe’s day before Parliament
-Our iTunes page
-Voicemail line:  206-208-9935
-Support the show by visiting our Patreon page
-House of Run Strava page