Podcast: Guest Peter Walsh Talks Coogan’s Closing and Its Multimillion Facebook Ad + King Ches’s Pro Career + Kosgei, Hassan, Farah in Brussels

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by LetsRun.com
September 3, 2020

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Peter Walsh, the owner of Coogan’s, the most famous runners’ bar in America, joins us at [53:17] to talk about its closing and a multi-million dollar Facebook ad featuring him and the bar. Along the way, he tells stories and jokes, talks about authenticity, Donald Trump and the police, and drinking from the same cup.

World records galore could fall Friday in Brussels with Brigid Kosgei taking on Sifan Hassan at the 1 hour run, plus Mo Farah, and Faith Kipyegon in the 1000m. Ryan Crouser is getting close to the WR, the Drake Relays were sort of back.

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Could Shelby Houlihan really beat Matthew Centrowitz?

Is Edward Cheserek’s career on the right path? Does it matter how aggressively you spit?

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Coogan’s links: Facebook ad
LetsRun.com story on Coogan’s from February.
*NY Times on closing

Reading From Rojo: The Peculiar Blindness of Experts The Atlantic

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