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.

Episode 193: Her A Cain

Jason and Kevin discuss Galen Rupp’s American record, Mary Cain’s junior record, the international field at the Boston Marathon and tracksters making the Olympic bobsled team.
The guys also check-in on the shorts over tights debate, proper passing etiquette on the track and debate the best nicknames in track and field.

Episode 192: Epiphanies

Jason and Kevin discuss the crowded London Marathon field featuring Mo Farah, Wilson Kipsang and Geoffrey Mutai, the record attempts from Mary Cain and Galen Rupp, anti-doping hearings in Jamaica and Garrett Heath’s upset win in Scotland.

Episode 191: American Shuffle

Jason and Kevin discuss Nick Symmonds’s decision to leave Nike, Asbel Kiprop’s alleged legal troubles, America’s entrants in the Boston Marathon and the candidates for the best track meet in 2014.

Episode 190: Extra Bold

Jason and Kevin wade into the unknown and try to predict what 2014 will bring in the running world.  Can David Rudisha, Yohan Blake and Jessica Ennis rebound from injury?  Will any world records be broken?  Is there any chance that Usain Bolt and Mo Farah race each other?
Also, the guys discuss a confusing doping case, another instances of runner vs. deer and make amendments to the runner/not a runner constitution.

Episode 189: 2013 Awards

Jason and Kevin recognize the best and worst in running from 2013.

Episode 188: Standing Up

Jason and Kevin chat about the best NCAA athletes of 2013, Usain Bolt racing a bus, Hayward Field’s monopoly, a great race at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships and economic theorems about Kenyan distance running.

Also, the guys pick up the discussion of the “Space Race” movie, dig into some of the ideas of the American Track League and breakdown the “Chariots of Backfire” race.

Episode 187: Space Race

Jason and Kevin discuss Nick Symmonds’s record-setting plans for 2014, David Rudisha’s flirtations with the 1500, Alexa Efraimson’s “Chesereking” of the Nike Cross Nationals field and a proposed American track and field league.
Also, the guys chat about Jesse Owens’s gold medal, Lolo Jones and Lauryn Williams’s bobsled prospects and try to cast “Space Jam” as a track movie.