Special World Half Marathon LetsRun.com Track Talk Podcast with Surprise Guest Steve Magness

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by LetsRun.com
March 25, 2016

Note: The Doha Diamond League Preview Podcast is here.

Below is a special World Half Marathon Edition of LetsRun.com Track Talk to celebrate tomorrow’s tremendous match-up of Mo Farah vs Geoffery Kamworor vs Bedan Karoki at the World Half Marathon Championships. On the podcast, we break down the action at the World Half and also look back at the recent World Indoors in Portland, Oregon.

We were joined on the show by a surprise caller, coach Steve Magness, who is coaching Sara Hall and Hillary Montgomery who are running for Team USA in Cardiff. Listen in the player below or download it. If you’re rather listen via itunes click here.

To download the file click here.
If you’re short on time, here’s a guide:
*0-24:45 Men’s Race Discussion
*24:45- We start talking about women’s race.
*28:30- Steve Magness joins us to talk about coaching Hillary Montgomery and Sara Hall (Magness rejoined the call at 54:50 to talk about being a 4:01 high school miler, but not having great success in college, and how that helps him as a coach)
*46:30- We look back at World Indoors
*54:10- Rojo joins the call and compares World Indoors to the NCAA Wrestling meet as we talk about the meet as a commercial success
*54:50- We get sidetracked and bring Steve Magness back on to to talk about being a 4:01 high school miler, but not having great success in college, and how that helps him as a coach

(L-R) CEO Run4Wales Matt Newman, Paula Radcliffe, Mo Farah, Sara Hall of the USA, Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworoand IAAF President Lord Sebastian Coe pose (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/© Getty Images for IAAF)

(L-R) CEO Run4Wales Matt Newman, Paula Radcliffe, Mo Farah, Sara Hall of the USA, Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworoand IAAF President Lord Sebastian Coe pose at World Half Presser (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/© Getty Images for IAAF)


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