On The Run: Paul Chelimo Is Ready For 1500m Showdown With Centrowitz

Olympic silver medalist and World Championship bronze medalist Paul Chelimo joins Jojo and Kevin to discuss Thursday’s 1500m race at the Payton Jordan Invitational, his goals for 2018, a recent 10x400m workout that he did at 7000' elevation, bouncing back from a DQ at the World Indoor Championships, nutrition advice from his mom, and how he decides what to tweet.

Then, Jojo and Kevin make some predictions about the rest of the meet. Who will prevail in the women's 5000m? Can Justyn Knight break the collegiate record?

Highlights:

2:30 - Why is Paul opting to race the 1500m on Thursday? What are his goals for 2018? 

4:00 - How is Paul approaching his first race against Matthew Centrowitz?

5:45 - What was it like to watch the World Indoor Championships final after being disqualified in the prelim? 

7:36 - Paul breaks down a 10x400m workout he did on an indoor track at 7000’ altitude.

10:40 - How does Paul adapt his aggressive style to the 1500m?

13:30 - Paul explains how he is “getting better” at tweeting and why he has his friends read his tweets before he posts. 

15:50 - Paul describes the nutrition advice his mom gave him and what his favorite things are to eat. 

26:00 - Jojo and Kevin run through the rest of Payton Jordan fields and forecast which records could be broken.

 Other Links

-Payton Jordan Video Preview Show

-Previews for the men's 1500m, men's 5000m and men's 10,000m.

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