NCAA conference madness: Colin Sahlman, Elliott Cook and the SEC sprinters shine, Employee 1.1 breaks 15:00 at age 36 and time to panic for Evan Jager and Craig Engels?
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6d ago
On this week's show, we celebrate the amazing runs put up by Colin Sahlman and Elliott Cook at their NCAA track and field conference meets, rave about the SEC sprint action, praise Phoebe Gill and wonder if it's time for Evan Jager and Craig Engels to panic. Ples which is more important to running - nature or nurture? We end the show with an interview of Employee 1.1, Steve Soprano, whose dreams became reality on Monday as he broke 15:00 for the first time at age 36. And Steve and Rojo end the show with a Supporter's Club exclusive - they rant about the worst sentence written by a run ..read more
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Is Centro Back? Nico Young's Range, Colin Sahlman (Guest), Sydney's Debut, and a Much Better World Relays
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1w ago
Colin Sahlman, the NCAA 1500m star for NAU joins us at 66:21 as our guest. Before that we break down the latest in the track and field world where the tiny Oxy Invitional saw the 2023 debut of Sydney McLaughlin, and a hot 1500m where Nico Young took down milers Matthew Centrowitz and Colin Sahlman, but is Centro Back? The revamped World Relays was a hit with Olympic qualification on the line, and the US won 3 of the 4 races, with Ireland's Rhasidat Adeleke, and Lestile Tebogo turning heads. Noah Lyles and Team USA delivered should they run it back at the Olympics? Want a 2nd podcast every week ..read more
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Sahlman & Young, Penn, Bermuda, US vs UK 1500m, Teare 5k or 1500?, No Sub 10s
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2w ago
Penn Relays, Bermuda Grand Prix, Shandhai Diamond League, adidas adizero Road to Records, the week was jampacked around the glob with action. Yared Nuguse kept winning, the 100m guys aren't breaking 10 but Trayvon Bromell got married, and the 16 minute 4xmile barrier fell at Penn to Villanova. Was high schooler Quincy Wilson or collegian Colin Sahlman, the most impressive performer of the weekend? It's Sarcoidosis Awareness Month. More details here Need a VPN to watch sports? Use the one we use. Money-back guarantee. https://nordvpn.com/letsrun Show notes: 00:00 Sarcoidosis awarness month 01 ..read more
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Bekele is Back, Christian Miller 9.93, Tsegay 3:50, Billionaires Zuck and Ratcliffe Impress
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1M ago
Kenenisa Bekele didn't win the London Marathon but he more than capture attention with his second place showing. Is it enough to get him to the Olympics one final time. Peres Jepchirchir set the women's only marathon world record in London in a "tactical" 2:16. High schooler Christian Miller ran a world leading 9.93 100m, could he possibly make the US Olympic team (and win Olympic gold?). Billionaries Mark Zuckerberg and Jim Ratcliffe ran fast, there is a doping controversy involving China, USADA, and WADA, and a USATF legal update, along with the 800m opener of Josh Kerr. All sports fans need ..read more
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Boston, NCAA Standouts (Colin Sahlman, Parker Valby, Adam Spencer, Jacious Spears), and a Bizarre Discus Record for the Ages
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1M ago
The 128th Boston Marathon is in the books and Sisay Lemma put on an exhibition the first 20 miles of the race and held on for the win as Hellen Obiri blasted the final 5 miles to win her battle with Sharon Lokedi. CJ Albertson joined the sub 2:10 club. What's up with the Kenyan and Ethiopian Olympic teams? Alicia Monson is out of the Olympics, what about Parker Valby's chances? Colin Sahlman ran 3:33.9 to get the big win at Bryan Clay. Is he a contender for the Olympics? Adam Spencer won the Aussie 1500m title, Jacious Sears blasted a 10.77, Mykolas Alekna broke the oldest men's world record o ..read more
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Parker Valby 30:50 10,000m, Boston Marathon Scoop, + OJ is Dead (10 Minute Preview)
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1M ago
The Boston Marathon is here and Jon and Wejo are in Boston to break it down after Boston media day. Parker Valby has run 30:50 for 10,000m to smash the American record and LRC even reflects on the death of OJ Simpson. Join the Supporters Club today We're giving the first 10 minutes of this Supporters Club only pod to everyone. If you want the Boston part, please join the Supporters Club https://www.letsrun.com/subscribe?from=public Use code CLUB25 to save 25% off your first year. Show notes: 0:00 2024 Boston Marathon Live Preview Show sequence 02:50 Parker Valby 30:50 10,000m 09:35 Boston Mar ..read more
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Boston, Parker Valby 10k, Arcadia, Aussie Olympic 1500m Trials - Eclipse
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1M ago
The solar eclipse has come and gone but some things are still the same- controversy with USATF as they are not sending a team to the World Under 20 Championships this year. 69 boys went sub 9:00 for 3200 at Arcadia, Parker Valby is running a 10k, the Boston Marathon is almost here, and the Aussie Olympic Trials 1500 features Cam Myers, "Stewie" McSweyn, Ollie Hoare, and Adam Spencer. Who comes out on top? Want out Boston Marathon preview podcast on Friday? You'll need to be a Supporters Club member. Join our Supporters Club today and get all the LetsRun.com content, a second podcast every week ..read more
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World XC: Kiplimo and Chebet Repeat, April Fools Highlights, & America's 800m Dark Horse
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1M ago
Jacob Kiplimo and Beatrice Chebet repeated at World XC but what happened to Agnes Ngetich and Joshua Cheptegei? April Fools came and went and what were the craziest stories in the sport in the last year? And it's not an April Fools joke that a Texas A&M Aggie ran an NCAA leading 1:44:46 and may be a dark horse candidate at the Olympic Trials. Plus Elizabeth Leachman broke the high school 5000m record. 0:00 Start 04:13 World XC - Cheptegei and Ngetich left out of medals - women problems for Ngetich? 10:39 Beatrice Chebet for the win 10:54 Cheptegei on the decline? 15:41 Kiplimo- can he get ..read more
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World XC, April Fools Highlights, & America's 800m Dark Horse
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1M ago
Jacob Kiplimo and Beatrice Chebet repeated at World XC but what happened to Agnes Ngetich and Joshua Cheptegei? April Fools came and went and what were the craziest stories in the sport in the last year? And it's not an April Fools joke that a Texas A&M Aggie ran an NCAA leading 1:44:46 and may be a dark horse candidate at the Olympic Trials. Plus Elizabeth Leachman broke the high school 5000m record. 0:00 Start 04:13 World XC - Cheptegei and Ngetich left out of medals - women problems for Ngetich? 10:39 Beatrice Chebet for the win 10:54 Cheptegei on the decline? 15:41 Kiplimo- can he get ..read more
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World XC Preview, NIL & Track, Jerry Races Some of His Guys, 4x100 Record Broken
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2M ago
Rojo and Jon break down the 2024 World Cross Country Championships in Belgrade Serbia which take place this Saturday. Jon will be there and Rojo won't be on hand to smoke cigarettes or chase gorillas. A nearly 26 year old high school record fell, Jerry Schumacher is actually racing his guys, and what is in store for track and field in the NIL era (Nico Young signed with adidas). We break it all down, plus our relationship thread of week. LRC shirts at 27% off with code 2652 to celebrate the action at the TEN. Go to https://shop.letsrun.com/ Want coverage from World XC and a 2nd podcast every w ..read more
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