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Pre: 10.54!!!, Sha'Carri DFL, Frerichs Sub 9, Athing Mu GOAT?, Sydney's Cry for RESPECT + Guest Adrian Macdonald (Leadville 100 Champ)

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An incredible Prefontaine Classic is in the books and we try and recap it all. From the sensational 10.54 on the track by Elaine Thompson-Herah, to the DFL and bravado by Sha'Carri Richardson, to Courtney Frerich's becoming the first American to smash the 9 minute barrier, the disappearing act of Matthew Centrowitz.

Sydney McLaughlin wants some RESPECT and Athing Mu was so damn good, we almost forgot about her in the podcast, but at 88:35 discussed whether she had the best season ever by an American female distance runner at the tender age of 19.

We end with an interview of LetsRun.com Supporters Club member Adrian Macdonald @ 96:19 who won the Leadville 100 in his first 100 mile race ever. Be like Adrian, be like Des, and join the Supporters Club and get all the insider info from LetsRun.com (and savings on running shoes). https://www.letsrun.com/subscribe Show notes below.

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