Joe Klecker Podcast – Olympic Hopeful and Running Royal (Sponsored by ON)

by LetsRun.com
May 22, 2021

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Joe Klecker of the OAC is a strong Olympic hopeful in the 5,000 (13:06 PB) and 10,000 (27:23 PB) and comes from running royalty. His mom Janis won the 1992 Olympic Marathon Trials and his dad Barney was the world record holder at 50 miles.
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We spoke to Joe fresh off his 27:23 10,000m which put him under the Tokyo Olympic standard and lets him focus all-in on June 18th the first day of the Olympic Trials and the day of the 10,000m final.
 
For more Countdown to the Trials Coverage sponsored by On including a talk with Joe’s coach Dathan Ritzenhein click here.
  • Show notes:
  • 2:17 Joe’s 27:23 10,000m
  • 7:18 Growing up in a (America’s #1) running family
  • 13:52 No one remembers the NCAA runner-up at Colorado
  • 18:05 Turning pro
  • 27:53 Can CU get back on top?
  • 31:23 The Trials 5k vs 10k
  • 35:51 His Famous Running Parents / Jim Walmsley & Supershoes
  • 41:40 Is the marathon in Joe’s future?
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