Episode 386: USA Championships Recap & Paul Chelimo interview

Jason and Kevin recap the US Outdoor Championships and discuss the historic women’s 400m hurdle race, Clayton Murphy’s double gone awry, the surprises from Robby Andrews and Sara Vaughn, Christian Coleman and Deajah Stevens’s big weekend and Ajee Wilson’s negative split.
Then, Olympic silver medalist Paul Chelimo joins the show to talk about his rise over the past year, being told he was disqualified at the Olympics (and reinstated) on live television, what it will take to beat Mo Farah, the advice his mother gives him and the song written in his honor.
Show Notes
-Nick’s Sacramento recap
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Episode 385: 2017 USA Championships Preview

Jason and Kevin are joined by NBC’s Ato Boldon to give a survey of the landscape of the sprinting world in the United States and beyond. Ato reviews the prospects for Allyson Felix, Christian Coleman, Lashawn Merritt, and Noah Lyles and also explains why Wayde Van Niekerk will have a tough time winning the 200/400 double in London.
After the guys share their thoughts on the distance races, Sara Germano of the Wall Street Journal joins the show and chats about David Rudisha’s tweets, Nick Symmonds’s impact on track and field, when to do a post race pose with a clock and the latest parallels between the Kardashians and the Dibabas.
Show Notes
-Blessing Okagbare’s wig falls off in the long jump
-Great rabbiting moment in women’s steeplechase
-Sydney McLaughlin’s splits a 49.85 400m
-Woman fights off raccoon during trail run
-Fall in Ohio high school meet 1600 (18:35)
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Episode 384: Honest Effort

Jason and Kevin discuss Raevyn Rogers’s anchor leg, Usain Bolt’s first farewell, Christian Coleman and Wayde Van Niekerk’s personal bests, Des Linden’s Twitter fire, Nick Symmonds’s 1% chance and an epic race in a baseball stadium.
 
Show Notes
-Beat the Freeze
-Desi Linden Tweet
-Puma ad for Usain Bolt
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Episode 383: Miles with Meb

Jason and Kevin discuss Meb pacing Kevin in a half marathon, the results of the Adidas street meet in Boston, Usain Bolt’s final meet in Jamaica, Sydney McLaughlin’s place in high school history and the upcoming NCAA Championships.
 
Show Notes
-Kevin vs. Meb
-Kevin vs. Meb again
-Asbel Kiprop tweet update
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Episode 382: All The Talk

Jason and Kevin discuss Asbel Kiprop’s tweet, Tori Bowie’s PR, Fred Kerley’s collegiate record, Ronnie Baker’s breakthrough and all the other running news of the week.
Show Notes

-Latest ProPublica story on the Nike Oregon Project

-Ashton Eaton on Ninja Warrior

-Asbel Kiprop’s Roger Bannister tweet

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Episode 381: This Doesn’t Sound Legal

Jason and Kevin chat about the leaked USADA report about the Nike Oregon Project, the end of Edward Cheserek’s NCAA career, a throwback Yohan Blake performance, another Elaine Thompson blowout and a strong defense of the Dubai Marathon.
 
Show Notes
-New York Times article on Nike Oregon Project
-Highgate Harriers Night of the 10,000m PBs race videos 
-Asbel Kiprop does the steeplechase
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Episode 380: Laser Assisted

Jason and Kevin chat about the utter dominance of Elaine Thompson, the auspicious start for Noah Lyles, David Rudisha’s fitness test, a men’s 100m race to forget and all the other highlights of the Shanghai Diamond League.
 
The guys also discuss Edward Cheserek’s form, a half-marathon in Crocs, the strong NCAA performances of Deajah Stevens and Fred Kerley and different ways to make championship races faster.
 
Show Notes
-Cheserek’s hands
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Episode 379: #MuchCloserToBreaking2ThanWeThought

Jason and Kevin discuss Eliud Kipchoge scaring the two hour mark in Nike’s Breaking2 attempt, the long-term ramifications of the project, the impact of drafting and special shoes, Zersenay Tadese breaking 2:07 and if there is another Kipchoge in our midst.
 
Then, the guys recap the anticipated match-up between Caster Semenya and Genzebe Dibaba in the 800m, the rapidly changing men’s 100m landscape and Usain Bolt laughing off a challenge from a football player.
 
Show Notes
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Alex Hutchinson’s and Ross Tucker’s review of Breaking2
-Marvin Bracy gets an NFL try out
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Episode 378: Revolutionary Records

Jason and Kevin discuss a new plan that could wipe away over half of the world records in track and field, the likely outcomes for this weekend’s sub-2 hour marathon attempt, Christian Coleman’s 40-yard dash and the highlights from the Penn and Drake Relays.
 
Also, Jesse Squire joins the show to give his review about the new streaming service available to track fans and Jason and Kevin preview the opening week of the Diamond League.
 
Show Notes
-Play Fantasy Diamond League with us. League name: House of Run. Pin: 3078115
-Pre 2005 world records on the chopping block
-Paula Radcliffe responds to record proposal 
-Sub-2 preview  
-Christian Coleman runs a 4.12 40-yard dash
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Episode 377: Something About Mary

Jason and Kevin review Mary Keitany’s bold run for a personal best, Kenenisa Bekele’s shoes, Daniel Wanjiru’s final miles, Tirunesh Dibaba’s improbably recovery, Laura Thweatt’s personal best and all the other stories from the London Maratho.
 
Then, the guys discuss the mishaps and standouts at the World Relays, Wayde Van Niekerk’s effortless sub-20 200m, Brianna Rollins’s suspension and the evolution of Ryan Hall.
 
Show Notes
-Yohan Blake, “Everything is atrocious.”
-Men’s 4 x 400m at World Relays
-Mixed gender 4 x 400m at World Relays
-Charles Jock leaves Bahamas after not being named to 4 x 800m team
-The new Ryan Hall
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