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World Track Champs Preview, Mo Farah Trafficked, Schumacher to Oregon

10 months ago

Preview of the 2022 World Track and Field Championships from Eugene Oregon

The World Champs start Friday in Eugene Oregon and we break them all down starting at 33:04. Before that we react live to Nijel Amos testing positive plus discuss Jerry Schumacher taking the Oregon job and Mo Farah being trafficked to the UK as a servant as a child.

The $200,022 Coros LetsRun.com Worlds Prediction Contest makes Worlds a lot more interesting. Casual track fans can play as they pick the top 3 in each running event from our guide and you can win some great Coros GPS Watches and gift certificates. Plus we have a special division for all the XC coaches out there. More details here

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  • Show notes
  • 5:45 Live Reaction to Nijel Amos testing positive
  • 12:32 Bowerman Track Coach Jerry Schumacher to take over at the University of Oregon
  • 30:03 Mo Farah trafficked as a servant to the UK as a child
  • 33:04 2022 World Champs Preview (we'll have a more detailed timeline of the Worlds Preview Wednesday)
  • 35:56 Men's 10,000- Cheptegei vs Barega Whose the greatest long-distance runner on planet? + 5000/10000 double / Grant Fisher gold medal chances!?
  • 46:02 Men's 1500 - Start of Jakob Inrebrigtsen show? What about Kipsang and Cheruiyot and Hoare?
  • 62:11 Cooper Teare's chances
  • 65:56 What events will be on NBC?
  • 73:03 LetsRun Meetup July 19th at 3pm
  • 74:14 Women's 10,000m and Return of Sifan Hassan vs Letesenbet Gidey + Karissa Schweizer's chances
  • 82:29 Men's 100m - Who is the fastest man on the planet? Fred Kerley HEAVY favorite in LetsRun.com Coros Poll
  • 92:21 Women's 100m - Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce vs Elaine Thompson Herah and Shericka Jackson
  • 100:00 Allyson Felix and mixed relay 4x400
  • 104:01 Men's Marathon and Galen Rupp's chances and fall of Alberto Salazar
  • 111:25 Women's Marathon - Ruth Chepng'etich the favorite
  • 116:03 Significance of USA Worlds + the Run up to LA 2028

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