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50th NYC Marathon Preview - Bekele, the Olympic Champ, Molly Seidel

1 month ago

The 50th New York City Marathon is almost here.

Kenenisa Bekele will be on the streets of NYC for the first time taking on world half marathon record holder Kibowitt Kandie in his debut. Olympic champ Peres Jepchirchir takes on American Olympic bronze medallist Molly Seidel.

We break it all down and is this the greatest LetsRun.com thread ever?

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  • Order of show (SC Members get timestamps)
  • Men's NYC Preview - Bekele vs Kandie
  • American men's chances - led by Ben True, Noah Droddy, and Nathan Martin
  • 36:45 Women's NYC Preview -Jepchirchir, Seidel
  • American women's chances - Seidel, Kellyn Taylor, Stephanie Bruce, Sally Kipyego
  • Could the course record fall? What about a sub 2:20 in NYC?
  • 62:46 The greatest thread in LetsRun history? The 2012 NYC Marathon
  • World Athletics changes its rules on DQs
  • Qanon, JFK Jr and Dallas

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