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Is Shelby Houlihan Sitting Pretty? Shalane Flanagan Boston 2020 or Olympic Trials? Birmingham Diamond League Preview, Dreams Become Reality Segment, Pan Am Games Recap

8 months ago

Dreams became reality for some this week.

The Diamond League is back and Shelby Houlihan won't be in it, but does that set her up perfectly for Worlds? And should Sifan Hassan really think about the 1500/10000 double? Shalane Flanagan is coming back but is it for Boston 2020 or the Olympic Trials? Pan Am Games recap and new Dreams Become Reality segment and our personal threads of week. Full show notes below sponsors.

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Show notes:
2:15 Shelby Houlihan is OUT of DL final but is she sitting pretty for Worlds, Birmingham preview, Sifan Hassan 10,000/1500 double?
16:14 Sexism is why American women are so good at the 1500?
20:08 Sinclaire Johnson goes pro
22:31 Shalane Flanagan - Boston 2020 or Olympic Marathon Trials?
29:16 Pan Am Games Recap
42:52 Dreams Become Reality Segments:
1) Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi from sleeping in grass to NFL touchdown
2) Marco Arop from barely running to Pan Am 800 champ in 3 years
3) Laura Galvan from 4:26 1500m runner to Pan Am Games 5000 champ in 1 year
54:37 Personal Message Board Threads of Week:
Rojo: Would an 81-82 Alberto Salazar beat Galen Rupp in his prime (assuming same shoes, treadmills, drugs, etc.)?
Wejo: Simon Boles High Jump WR (and Throwing the Javelin Like a Discus)
Jon: The True Goal of LetsRun.com

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