Podcast: What Really Happened at World Cross Country, Cheptegei vs Mo Farah, The Debut of Team LetsRun + Emily Sisson Has Arrived

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By LetsRun.com
April 3, 2019

We have left wonderful Denmark and the IAAF/ Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships.

We recap the XC Champs. The Kenyan men underperformed again, the American men and women were pretty bad, and Team LetsRun got pulled from the course.

Did the champs meet their high expectations? What did the boys think of Aarhus, Denmark, and the course? What did they learn from agents in the bars? What will happen to the steeplechase next year in the Diamond League?

Can Joshua Cheptegei stop Mo Farah at 10,000?

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[0:00] Intro & World Cross Travels
[2:45 ]World XC Report Card, Did Aarhus meet its lofty expecations?
[15:04] Joshua Cheptegei or Mo Farah who is better at 10,000?
[22:15] What has happened to Kenyan men? What about the American men and women?
[33:25] European countries should be embarrassed but praise for Jakob Ingebrigtsen
[37:58] Beast of the Week Emily Sisson as she beats Molly Huddle for 1st time. What will happen in London?
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[47:25] Runners World has a paywall/ Johnny Manziel getting divorced/ Jezz Bezos
[52:24] Alberto Salazar discussion of week: Sifan Hassan going for half marathon world record
[60:25] Bar talk in Denmark: Will the steeplechase be dropped from the Diamond League in 2020?
[65:23] Team LetsRun Pulled from Course at World XC
[70:56] Boston Marathon is planning on not starting the masses with the elites
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