Homestretch of the Trials, Jake MF Wightman, 200 Final is Here + SC Day 6: Jeruto Golden, US 800m Bomb, What's Up with Coburn?
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Worlds has been a victory lap for LRC with Jakob Ingebrigtsen admitting he's a podcast listener, plus praise in the NY Times and NBC Sports for LetsRun.com.
In this podcast, we break down Day 6 of the Trials at the start, and then look back at the first half of the Trials starting at 52:23 and ahead to the final 4 days.
- Show notes: Start- banter and LRC victory lap
- 5:27 Jakob Ingebrigtsen podcast listener
- 8:23 Women's steeple final - Norah Jeruto wins deepest, fastest steeple ever, as Americans Emma Coburn and Courtney Frerich come up short
- 14:54 Can Emma Coburn be a global force again?
- 27:41 Jake Wightman ran like he could win, that's what Emma tried to do
- 30:56 US Men's 800m debacle - All 4 US runners including Donavan Brazier out in round 1 + DQ of Koech
- 41:55 Who impressed in 800? Who is the favorite?
- 52:23 Big narratives of 1st half of Worlds
- 59:18 Devon Alen DQ
- 68:28 Another look at Jake Wightman and men's 1500. What happened to Jakob?
- 76:58 Can't fake fitness
- 81:36 Jon isn't interested in Sydney McLaughlin dominating 400 hurdles
- 87:32 If Faith Kipyegon the greatest miler ever? male or female?
- 92:28 Men's 200: Who you got Knighton or Lyles? Why is Knighton in lane 3?
- 103:22 Men's 5000 - Who you got?
- 104:48 What's ambiance like? Why isn't it sold out?
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