Frank Shorter

Frank Shorter

October 07, 2022

Generali Munich Marathon Has Pro Fields For First Time Since 2001, Brings Frank Shorter Back to Celebrate

50 years after the 1972 Olympics, the Generali Munich Marathon has restored its pro fields and brought in Frank Shorter. Ethiopians Tsegaye Mekonnen and Mare Dibaba, the former World Champ, headline.
September 06, 2022

Live: Frank Shorter Reflects on 1972 Olympic Marathon Win 50 Years Later

Frank Shorter joined us for a live podcast 50 years after his Olympic triumph.
September 06, 2022

On 50th Anniversary of Marathon Gold, Frank Shorter Reflects On Impact of Munich Massacre

Shorter was asleep on the balcony of his Olympic Village apartment when he heard the first gunshots. Why was sleeping out there? Ask Dave Wottle.
April 20, 2020

American Distance GOAT: Vote in the Final Four!

Who is the greatest American distance runner ever - Jenny Simpson or Deena Kastor? Frank Shorter or Jim Ryun?
February 02, 2017

WTW: If Only Track and Field Were Run Like the UFC, Come on Usain Don't Be A Chicken, We Take Away A British Record, Could The Russians Do It Clean and The Greatest Gaffe In Track Announcing History

This week in addition to praising Cas Loxsom and Serena Burla, we come up with the dream final race for Usain Bolt, which easily could be reality if Bolt wanted it.
November 12, 2014

Week That Was: Frank Shorter Is Full Of It (Or Right?); Drugs, Drugs, Drugs; Ryan Hall Vs. Josh McDougal & Ingrid Kristiansen

We look at whether the Kenyans are only good because they cheat in light of Frank Shorter's comments, plus we compare Ryan Hall and Josh McDougal, and look at throwback Ingrid Kristiansen.

March 24, 2014

Week That Was: Moses Kipsiro Speaks Out, Random Shot Put Videos, Frank Shorter On Jason Hartmann, Masters Runners And More

This week we praise Mark Wetmore and Colorado for helping stop the rise in college tuition and Moses Kipsiro for having guts, get pumped up about random shot put videos, tell you why a 1:54 800 is good for an NCAA champ as Frank Shorter tells you Jason Hartmann is too big for the marathon, and decry sexism in Africa and 30-year-old Masters competition in the US.