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The Morning Run: September 28th

The Morning Run is a daily compilation of links, news and commentary.

-This week’s podcast featuring Ryan Fenton of Flotrack.

-Two strange doping stories.  Athletics Kenya is investigating drug suspicions raised by a German journalist and the Independent Observer reports that many Olympic athletes missed blood tests in London and were not penalized.  Both stories could be nothing or they could be something.  Hope that answers your questions.

-Jesse Squire created a useful chart listing which NCAA cross country teams are competing where this weekend.

-NPR’s story about when Uwe Horn threw the javelin too far.

-British discus thrower Lawrence Okoye will not pursue opportunities in rugby or the NFL and will instead focus on throwing.  Another Okoye (who also had a history of throwing) was pretty successful on the gridiron.

-A photo of Liu Xiang crashing into the first hurdle at the Olympics is being used in a Chinese hospital’s flyer about men’s sexual disorders.  I thought they had censorship for things like this.

-Geoffrey Mutai will be looking for the world record in the marathon in Berlin on Sunday.  Even if he runs 2:02, I doubt Athletics Kenya will be impressed.

-ESPN2 will broadcast the New York City Marathon live on November 4th.

-This pile up from a cross country race in Alaska is phenomenal.

-Kevin

Episode 19: Elimination Round

Sports Illustrated’s Jeff Pearlman joins Jason and Kevin to discuss the elimination of the cross country and track programs at the University of Delaware.  Also, Jason and Kevin sift through the results of the past weekend, analyze the use of music at track meets and make their predictions for the Millrose Games.

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Episode 13: Turkey Trotting

Jason and Kevin dissect results from Turkey Trots around the country, comment on the ongoing Footlocker/NXN rivalry and debate the best way to set up a fantasy cross country league.

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Episode 12: NCAA Cross Country Championships

Jason and Kevin, with help from the Track Super Fan, recap the big winners, losers and surprises from the 2010 NCAA Cross Country Championships.

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Episode 5: Movers and Shakers

Jason and Kevin weigh in on the departure of Ryan Hall from the Chicago Marathon, the new candidate for USATF CEO and a running television show.

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