Hobbs Kessler World Champ, Chicago Marathon Preview, Will Salazar Return?

9 months ago

Hobbs Kessler is the new world record holder and world champion in the road mile, Peres Jepchirchir got her 3rd world title, Faith Kipyegon's perfect season came to an end, and Yomif Kejelcha came up just short as Alberto Salazar's doping ban comes to an end.

We break it down and turn to this weekend's Chicago Marathon where could Kelvin Kiptum and Ruth Chepngetich challenge the world record? Who will be the first American Galen Rupp or Conner Mantz, Emma Bates or Emily Sisson? What will Molly Seidel do?

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  • Show notes:
  • 00:00 What are the best running shoes this fall?
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  • 01:26 Start
  • 03:41 Hobbs Kessler World Champion and World record holder
  • 11:29 Do world road championships need more prize money and different dates?
  • 20:18 Self-sponsored Callum Elson gets silver
  • 25:43 Faith Kipyegon gets beat. Does it tarnish her perfect season?
  • 33:57 Peres Jepchirchir gets world title #3
  • 39:23 The salute and waive in men's finish
  • 49:30 Beatrice Chebet wins women's 5k to cap unheralded season
  • 52:10 Yomif Kejelcha gets silver
  • 52:47 Alberto Salazar's ban is up, could he coach Kejelcha again?
  • 01:00:35 Chicago Marathon - Who will be first American Rupp or Mantz?
  • 01:10:30 Tuliamuk out, Sisson and Bates to battle for 1st American
  • 01:14:13 Will there be a world record in Chicago?
  • 01:17:01 Molly Seidel's return
  • 01:22:16 Twin Cities Marathon canceled
  • 01:27:47 Gjert doesn't go to Jakob's wedding and Yared wants the world record

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