The Morning Run is a daily compilation of links, news and commentary.
podcast featuring Ryan Fenton of Flotrack.
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 4 th.
-This pile up from a
cross country race in Alaska is phenomenal.
Posted in Morning Run
Tagged alaska, athletics kenya, british, cross country, doping, espn2, flotrack, Geoffrey Mutai, independent observer, jesse squire, lawrence okoye, liu xiang, london, New York City Marathon, npr, olympic, ryan fenton, uwe horn
Jason and Kevin discuss cross country and road races results from the weekend, debate the proper way for a distance runner to announce their college decision and explain why it is a bad idea to throw something at Chris Solinsky.
Posted in Distance, High School, NCAA, Professional, Sprint
Tagged Andrew wheating, bears, Bolt, desiree davila, doping, Dubai, jared, josh cox, kara goucher, kiptanui, las vegas, lashinda demus, lukas verzbicas, matt tegenkamp, phoenix, ryan hall, sanya richards ross, Solinsky, the bowerman, the dual
In their longest episode to date Jason and Kevin discuss the Bowerman award, the doping investigation in Spain and the biggest embarrassments in the history of track and field.
Posted in Uncategorized
Tagged across the tracks, aisling cuffe, american express, ashton eaton, desiree davila, doping, kara goucher, kazaam, lukas verzbicas, marta dominguez, Oklahoma state, oregon, queen harrison, spain, Stanford, the bowerman, treadmill ty, Wisconsin
Jason and Kevin reflect on the outstanding Chicago Marathon, the disappointing results of the Commonwealth Games and discover the true meaning of “the move.”
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Tagged chicago, commonwealth games, doping, kebede, lanana, marathon, marathon majors, meb, new york marathon, pre nationals, shobukova, the move, toni reavis, walkmans, wanjiru