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Homestretch of the Trials, Jake MF Wightman, 200 Final is Here + SC Day 6: Jeruto Golden, US 800m Bomb, What's Up with Coburn?

27 days ago

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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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