House Of Run: Is It Crazy To Talk Of An American Sweep In Boston?

On this week’s episode of the House of Run, Jason and Kevin preview what could be a historic day for American distance running. The guys debate if Shalane Flanagan, Molly Huddle, Jordan Hasay, or Desi Linden has the best chance of ending the U.S. women’s drought in Boston. 

Then, the guys preview the men’s race and forecast what the second installment of Galen Rupp vs Geoffrey Kirui will look like. Finally, the guys make their marathon predictions, review the Commonwealth Games results, debate what the early-season 200m times mean, and chat about another big weekend from Michael Norman.


Highlights:

4:30 - Which American woman has the best chance to win the race? 

10:25 - Of the international field, who is the biggest threat to play spoiler?

14:15 - Jason and Kevin give their top five picks in the women’s race. 

19:30 - Is the men’s race a two-man battle between Galen Rupp and Geoffrey Kirui? Which other Americans can crack the top five?

25:10 - Jason and Kevin make their predictions for the top five in the men’s race.

34:30 - Caster Semenya, Akani Simbine, Isaac Makwala, and the other Commonwealth Games highlights.

36:10 - Kevin proclaims 2018 the year of the 200m.

52:00 - Listeners emails and tweets! 

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