Guest Clayton Murphy and his Christmas Miracle, Cross Country x 4 , More USATF Controversy and Details on Duane Ross Tampering Case

1 year ago

Olympic bronze medallist Clayton Murphy joins us at 84:02 to discuss a little miracle, his son Cash who went home from the hospital this week after 65 days in the NICU, after being born 13 weeks early. Cash and mom Ariana are doing great. Clayton talks fatherhood, his 2022 season, his plans for 2023, his big regret from the Tokyo Olympis and a lot more including the financial side of the sport, Max Siegel and Alberto Salazar, plus Akron restoring men's cross country.

Prior to Clayton joining the pod we have our regular show where we break down the latest track and field news. This week was chock full of cross country coverage as we had the Euros, FootLockers, the Kenyan champs, and the USATF club champs.

Plus a little USATF controversy and details on the Duane Ross doping tampering case.

Show notes with timestamps and links below.

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  • Show notes: Start The Runner Box
  • 07:42 Richest half marathon held in Saudi Arabia /sport washing
  • 13:29 Death of Grant Wahl and Rojo's memories *photo here
  • 21:18 Champs Sports Cross Champs aka Foot Lockers
  • 33:01 Euro Cross - Jakob Ingebrigtsen FTW
  • 39:56 USATF Club Cross Champs - Cole Hocker FTW in Oregon Track Club kit
  • 48:07 Kenyan XC Champs held and team for Worlds is stacked
  • 56:13 Will Jakob Ingebrigtsen run, what Americans will run?
  • 59:48 Max Siegel overruled USATF Board and awarded Olympic Trials to Orlando over Chattanooga *RW article
  • 64:42 USATF sponsorship revenue is declining in real dollars *Sports Examiner article
  • 68:56 Details in Randolph Ross tampering case come out *Link
  • 84:02 Clayton Murphy interview *instagram post here
  • 84:07 The incredible story of Cash
  • 95:14 Running - From 2016 till today
  • 102:35 Being married to Ariana, a former star sprinter
  • 106:47 What happened in 2021 Olympic final and the day Alberto got banned in 2019?
  • 111:53 The pressure of track and field
  • 119:01 Akron restores Cross Country and Clayton returns to campus
  • 123:35 Clayton's plans for 2023
  • 126:47 Clayton's problem with Max Siegel's salary +sprint twitter
  • 133:16 The financial side of the sport and losing his health insurance
  • 143:41 Clayton's parenting advice

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