800m Star, YouTuber, & RunGum CEO Nick Symmonds Podcast + Balcony and Backyard Marathons Ranked

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By LetsRun.com
April 1, 2020

Think there is nothing to talk about without running events going on? Think again. We’ve got a two-hour podcast for you, including an hour with special guest: former US 800m star, YouTuber, and RunGum CEO Nick Symmonds. Symmonds goes into depth about his great running career, the highs and lows of being a pro, his professional life, and his personal life. Very informative and entertaining. Check out the latest on Nick at NickSymmonds.com and his YouTube channel.

Before that, we bring you up to speed in the running world, play whose career would you rather have and rank the backyard/balcony marathon performances.

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Show notes (click on timestamp to listen there):
[8:19] Oops we fell for Nikki Hiltz’s April Fools joke saying she got married.
[11:47] Eliud Kipchoge in GQ
[16:51] Olympic date set and some aren’t happy it was set + USOPC requests bailout money
[25:00] Whose career would you rather have? Ajee’ Wilson, Shelby Houlihan or Emma Coburn?
[36:49] What fall marathon(s) should Galen Rupp and Geoffrey Kamworor run?
[44:25] Backyard and balcony marathons ranked
[52:54] Rojo goes running and gets some explicit music on his app
[57:11] Nick Symmonds big interview
Start – would he rather have Alan Webb’s career?
[67:23] Nick’s biggest appearance fee/ biggest rival
[77:21] Greatest moment in career?
[85:12] Difficulties of pro running career/ depression / suicidal thoughts
[90:43] Nick’s post running life – date with Paris Hilton
[96:31] Making money – being CEO of RunGum/ YouTube channel
[112:57] Can Donavan Brazier break world record? Can David Rudisha medal again?

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This week’s podcast is sponsored by TheFeed.com. They’ve got everything you need to perform at your best and try and stay healthy. They’re sending our team their Immunity boosting packs as well as a fresh supply of Maurten and their new Airofit device. Go to TheFeed.com/Letsrun to see all their products and use code LETSRUN to save 15%.


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