Podcast: Greatest American Distance Runner Final Four, Alicia Monson Joins Us After Turning Pro, LRC Visitor of the Week

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By LetsRun.com
February 27, 2020

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Alicia Monson, the American star who just turned pro joins us at [68:45] to discuss her career, what it’s like going pro in these crazy times and more. Prior to that we’ve got marathon talk, COVID talk, a special guest who gave up LetsRun.com for Lent, and the Greatest American Distance Runner Final Four Jim Ryun vs Frank Shorter and Jenny Simpson vs Deena Kastor. Plus, deleted thread of week, letsdrink.com and more. Show notes below.

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Show notes:

Start: Intro: Marathons in the fall? Kim Jong Un vs Trump vs Merkel at 5k
[11:30] LRC surprise guest and super visitor Katie Harris joins us to discuss giving up LetsRun for Lent
[27:03] Covid thoughts
[32:15] Coogan’s closes
[36:30] GOAT Voting and Vote Tampering by Rojo: Jim Ryun v Frank Shorter, Jenny Simpson > Joan Benoit v Deena Kastor
[53:00] Max Sigel Takes a Paycut, Duke getting a new coach
[64:25] Frank Shorter quitter?
[68:45] Special guest, NCAA star, Wisconsin’s Alicia Monson talks about turing pro during these crazy times.

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