Podcast: Geoffery Kamworor World Record, Japanese Olympic Marathon Trials, Kipchoge v Kamworor Fantasy Race, Training Tip and Term of Week: Glowing

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By LetsRun.com
September 18, 2019

What a week.

The first Japanese Olympic marathon trials are in the books and Geoffrey Kamworor broke the world record and nearly went 57 minutes in the half marathon (58:01), and the World Championships are less than 10 days away.

We break down the action on the roads, off the track, and have a running term of the week, training tip of the week, and a thread of the week.

Full show notes below:

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Books mentioned in podcast:

Running: Fast 5k:  25 Crucial Keys and 4 Training Plans by LRC visitor and master’s ace Pete Magill, Amazon link here
Non-running: When by Daniel Pink
Malcolm Gladwell: Talking to Strangers

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Show notes (click on a timestamp to listen there)

Start: Music and Mood
[2:40] Japanese Marathon Grand Championship in the books – Suguru Osako, Yuta Shitara and
Shogo Nakamura
[17:45] Geoffrey Kamworor gets his world record
[20:46] Lopez Lomong medal chances take 2
[25:07] Who wins in a half marathon? Kamworor or Eliud Kipchoge
[31:49] Jordan Hasay runs so-so in Philly half marathon
[34:55] Elijah Manangoi out of Worlds, Matthew Centrowitz medal chances
[40:06] Running Term of the Week: Glowing
[45:12] Question of Week: Should Diamond League winners get a bye into final at Worlds?
[51:45] Training Tip of the Week via Woody Kincaid
[57:10] Yale > Harvard
[61:44] Dealer’s Choice: Pull the Plug on Modern Society or Rojo Rant on Terrible Journalism-
(Justify and Tim Tebow)
[67:02] Genzebe Dibaba out of Worlds
[68:56] What races most excited about at Worlds? (400m hurdles- Abderrahman Samba vs Rai Benjamin vs Karsten Warholm)

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