Coronavirus Shuts Down Racing, But Not the Running World Podcast

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March 19, 2020

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Coronavirus, covid-19 has upended the world. LRC is here to talk about it and its impact on the running world. Be safe and responsible everyone (CDC Guidelines).

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Jam packed show notes. Click to listen there.
[4:20] Tom Brady leaves Patriots
[9:57] CNN gets upset people are exercising (with proper social distancing) and Wejo’s confession.
[14:59] The new fall marathon season is packed
[20:34] What will be the 1st sport back? Jim Walmsley’s Comrades Marathon is still on. Streaming time trials
[30:55] Could Jared Ward or Scott Fauble win a major?
[33:29] If we have an Olympic Trials what will they look like?
[41:30] Wejo reveals how much he got paid to pace Paula Radcliffe
[46:18] Reader’s questions: How to train and prioritize races during coronavirus?
Covid 19 Solo Challenge?
What should high schoolers trying to get recruited do?
[62:45] Who does better under new coach: Galen Rupp or Tom Brady?
Galen Rupp’s coach Mike Smith speaks
Galen Rupp’s Altitude house
Galen Rupp’s 24×400 workout
[70:53] Dating is dead or Quarantine and chill?
[73:51] What athlete benefits most if Olympics are postponed?
[75:40] Multiples of 6 challenge
[82:14] It’s race day for social distancing

And yes we had a Vaporfly segment.

Other links mentioned in podcast:
*Article from 1 week ago: Could Coronavirus kill 1 million Americans
*CDC Guidelines on Covid-19

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