House Of Run: Simpson Breaks American Record, Centrowitz vs Chelimo

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On this week’s episode of the House of Run, Jason and Kevin review Jenny Simpson’s two-mile American record, Sydney McLaughlin’s world junior record, Michael Saruni’s collegiate record, a Kenyan duo’s incredible 10K through Central Park, the controversy over the IAAF’s new gender regulations, the decision to take the 2020 Olympic Trials away from Mt. SAC, and all the other news in the running world.

Then the guys preview a busy week of track and field including Thursday’s Payton Jordan Invitational in Palo Alto, California, and the beginning of the Diamond League season on Friday.


Highlights:

4:20 - Jenny Simpson’s American record, a sprint medley world record, Sydney McLaughlin’s world junior record, Michael Saruni’s collegiate record, and all the other highlights of the weekend.

23:00 - Kenyans celebrate fast 10K in Central Park with on-stage dancing to Flo Rida! 

26:00 - The 2020 Olympic Trials is up for rebidding due to construction issues with the Mt. SAC facility.

30:30 - The IAAF introduced new gender guidelines that will impact the 400m through the mile? Will these rules ever go into effect?

38:25 - Payton Jordan Invitational is on Thursday night. Paul Chelimo vs Matthew Centrowitz in the 1500m, Justyn Knight in the men’s 5000m, and more!

47:00 - Doha Diamond League has an interesting men’s 200m on tap with Andre De Grasse, Noah Lyles, Jereem Richards, Ramil Guliyev, and Omar McLeod and a fast 3000m including Jenny Simpson.

52:30 - Listener emails! 

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