Category Archives: Sprint

Episode 205: London Marathon Preview

Jason and Kevin discuss Kenenisa Bekele’s success marathon debut in Paris before delving into a preview of Sunday’s London Marathon.  The guys try to figure out if Wilson Kipsang, Geoffrey Mutai or Tsegaye Kebede is the favorite and debate Mo Farah’s chances amidst a group of marathon greats.   In the women’s field, can Tirunesh Dibaba upset defending champion Priscah Jeptoo?

Episode 204: Herky-Jerky in Albuquerque

Jason and Kevin discussed USATF’s handling of the US Indoor disqualifications, David Rudisha’s false retirement, the newest Jamaican and American sprint stars and the World Half Marathon Championships.

Episode 203: Spring Break

Kevin and Jason discuss Kevin’s oral history about Flo-Jo, Yohan Blake’s opener, another Sally Pearson double and Kara Goucher’s new sponsor.  The guys also preview this weekend’s World Half Marathon Championships, debate if Bernard Lagat can set another American record in the Carlsbad 5000 and learn more about big guys running fast in the 800.

Episode 202: NCAA Indoor Championships/New York City Half Marathon

Jason and Kevin recount the best 4 x 400 relay they have ever seen, Edward Cheserek’s double, Phyllis Francis’s American record and all the other headlines from the NCAA Indoor Championships.

Then, the guys discuss Mo Farah’s fall, Geoffrey Mutai’s victory and Molly Huddle’s debut in the New York City Half Marathon.

Episode 200: World Indoor Championships Preview

Jason and Kevin discuss Mary Cain’s withdrawal, Veronica Campbell Brown’s reinstatement, Ashton Eaton’s world record potential and all the other story lines for this weekend’s World Indoor Championships.  The guys discuss the American medal odds in all the events and make some not so fearless predictions.

Episode 199: Interview w/ Gabe Grunewald and Day 2 Recap

Jason and Kevin interview Gabe Grunewald on the controversy surrounding her disqualification from the women’s 3k.  Then, the guys talk about the other drama regarding Alberto Salazar and eventually break down the performances from day 2 of the US Indoor Championships.

Episode 198: USA Indoors Day 1 Recap

Jason and Kevin podding live from Albuquerque! The guys break down all the action from the first day at the US Indoor Championships including both the Men’s and Women’s 3000m finals.  Then, they talk prelims and what events they are most excited about for tomorrow.

Episode 196: New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Recap + Doug Binder Interview

Jason and Kevin discuss Galen Rupp’s drop out, Jenny Simpson’s miscalculation, Mary Cain’s record and all the other action from the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix.
Then, Doug Binder of Dyestat.com joins the guys and talks about life at the Armory, the upcoming Millrose Games, the rise of Mary Cain of Alexa Efraimson and his experiences covering Alberto Salazar and Galen Rupp.

Episode 195: Efraimsonsanity

Jason and Kevin discuss Genzebe Dibaba’s blistering 1500, Galen Rupp’s decision to skip a world record attempt, Mo Farah’s shot at Kenenisa Bekele, Nick Symmonds’s jersey and much more.

The guys also preview the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, marvel at the rise of Alexa Efraimson and debate the correct way to handle therapeutic use exemptions.

Episode 194: Pardon the Eruption

Jason and Kevin discuss Galen Rupp’s newest American record, Mary Cain’s personal best in the mile, Scotland’s domination of the United States in the 4 x 400, the results of the Dubai Marathon and much more.