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10k WR x 2, Real Josh Kerr (Guest), Fake Josh Kerr, NCAA Preview

3 days ago

Sifan Hassan broke the 10k world record and held it for less than 3 days at Letesenbet Gidey nearly broke 29:00.

We're joined by Josh Kerr, the fastest ever at 1500m on American soil at 88:17, and star the podcast with a call from the fake Josh Kerr.

We preview the NCAA champs at 67:29 (Play in the On NCAA Prediction Contest here) and before that breakdown the Ethiopian champs, Mo Farah and Jenny Simpson's struggles, pay tribute to the great John McDonnell at 61:39 and discuss the fast 100m by Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce and Trayvon Bromell.

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We're joined by Josh Kerr, the fastest ever at 1500m on American soil at 88:17, and start the podcast with a call from the fake Josh Kerr. DrinkLMNT.com/letsrun to try it out. Wejo will refund your $5 if you don't like it.

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  • Order of show (Supporters Club members get timestamps) Fake Josh Kerr
  • Letesenbet Gidey 29:01, Sifan Hassan 29:06
  • Rest of Ethiopian Trials and implications for USA
  • Track Talk podcast on Ethiopian radio
  • Will 2-time world defending champ Muktar Edris be left off team?
  • Music City Distance Carnival: Is Jenny Simpson in trouble?
  • Mo Farah misses Olympic standard
  • SAFP 10.63, Trayvon Bromell 9.77
  • 61:39 John McDonnell RIP
  • 2021 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships Preview: Nuguse vs Hocker is here
  • Audio of Week #2 Wins a free pair of On shoes
  • Great 5000 at Florence Diamond League
  • 88:17 Josh Kerr Fastest person ever at 1500m Outdoors in America
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