House Of Run: What Does Eliud Kipchoge Have Left To Prove?

On this week’s episode of the House of Run, Jason and Kevin recap another flawless performance by Eliud Kipchoge in the marathon, Vivian Cheruiyot’s smart pacing strategy, the big positive splits from Kenenisa Bekele and Mary Keitany, Mo Farah’s British record (and discussion with the lead motorcycle), and all the other highlights from the 2018 London Marathon.

The guys also recount listeners’ experiences at the Boston Marathon, discuss Atlanta’s successful bid to host the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials, speculate about Galen Rupp's next steps, and predict what Yuki Kawauchi’s professional career will look like.  


Highlights:

2:10 - How do you put Eliud Kipchoge's dominance in context?

6:30 - Mo Farah versus the motorbikes in London.

9:00 - What exactly were the pacers doing in the men's race?

17:00 - Vivian Cheruiyot's victory was considered an upset, but was it predictable?

22:00 - Did the pacers hurt or help Mary Keitany?

36:30 - How big of a deal was Tirunesh Dibaba's DNF?

42:30 - A thorough analysis of Yuki Kawauchi's Wikipedia page.

48:00 - Listener emails! 

Want to listen to this episode on the go? You can also listen to the show via iTunes by clicking here.

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