Podcast: RIP Peter Snell, Foot Lockers, Alberto Salazar, The 2010-2019 Decade

By LetsRun.com
December 18, 2019

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Olympic and New Zealand legend Peter Snell has died. Kiwi Running Show podcast host Hayden Shearman joins us (51:36) to give his insight on Snell, the athlete of the last century in New Zealand.

We discuss the Foot Locker high school national cross country championships and debate Zofia Dudek vs Kately Tuohy, give praise to podcast listener Josh Methner for his run away victory. Alberto Salazar = the possible person of the decade? Des Linden running Olympic Trials and Boston, + club nats and Tuohy, Mary Cain, and Tinman eliterace of decade, and threads of week. Full notes below.

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Show notes: (click to start listening there)
[0:00] Peter Snell
[8:36] Foot Lockers
[21:05] Weekly Vaporfly Segment / David Graham won’t be doing Marathon World Rankings because of shoes
[31:46] Alberto Salazar segment of week / Person of the decade?
[39:48] Who is the father, son and holy spirit of LetsRun podcast?
[43:04] Des Linden Olympic Trials/ Boston double
[51:36] Hayden Shearman of Kiwi Running Show podcast on Peter Snell
[69:34] Race of Decade
[78:51] Threads of Week (click for each) / Katelyn TuohyMary CainMorgan PearsonTinman Elite at Club Nats / Jim Walmsley’s training week / Cheaterfly’s & Rupp
[87:57] In which pro sport is an amateur exposed the quickest?

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