Elle Purrier American Star, Donavan Brazier & Millrose Sizzle, Guest Joe Rubio (HOKA Aggies' Coach), Bad News from Canada

4 years ago

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The 2020 NYRR Millrose Games saw Elle Purrier emerge as a US star and American record holder and Donavan Brazier and Ajee Wilson get ARs of their own. The LRC crew debates Purrier’s best event and looks ahead to this weekend’s USA Indoor Championships. Galen Rupp is baaack and ready for the Trials, some depressing news out of Canada, and yes Nike Alphafly talk at the end of the podcast. Our special guest is HOKA Aggies coach Joe Rubio, coach of one of the most blue collar running teams in the US.

Podcast is sponsored by HOKA ONE ONE. From the dreamers to the contenders, 17 HOKA Athletes are competing at the Marathon Trials and LetsRun.com is sharing their stories. For all the HOKA Taking on the Trials coverage click here.

Show notes: Elle Purrier runs 4:16.85 for the mile and the LRC team loses it. 5k vs 1500 what's her best event
19:21 Donavan Brazier
25:15 USA Indoors Preview: Raevyn Rogers vs Ajee Wilson. Shelby Houlihan vs Elle Purrier x2
37:42 The Big Debate and $20 bet: Willie Fink vs Anthony Rotich
43:36 20-year-Old Mondo Duplantis Gets World Record
49:38 Galen Rupp Ready for the Trials + Chris Derrick, Jim Walmsley gets 3 major media profiles in one day
60:01 Dave Scott-Thomas and Guelph Sexual Abuse Allegations. Toronto Globe article here. Thread here Newsletter by author Michael Doyle here
64:42 Greatness of LetsRun.com
71:32 Rojo’s poltical rant
73:23 Jon’s Oscar rant
78:08 Joe Rubio head coach HOKA ONE ONE Aggies- The blue collar running team (sponsored by HOKA ONE ONE) More on Aggies here
98:03 Alphafly shoe talk
111:23 How bad/would Kipchoge get beat if he couldn’t wear Vaporfly’s?

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