EPISODE 18: Fast Facts, XC + Spartan Results and a Protest At Nike

Updated: Dec 19, 2019


Guest Co-Host: Henri Floris


Fast Facts:

Listen to Peter Bromka on The Road to the Olympic Trials

Rachel Cliff sets a new Canadian half marathon record in Japan - 1:10:06 (beating her old Canadian record of 1:10:08)

Peter Snell, 800m world record holder from 1962 passed away last week at the age of 80. He was a 3 time Olympic gold medalist for New Zealand who became a leading sports scientist after retiring from the sport


Results:


Footlocker Nationals

Girls’ Race - for the first time in the history of this race (41 years so far) 3 girls broke 17 minutes on the same day

1 - Zofia Dudek - 16:45 - Ann Arbor, MI

2 - Marlee Starliper - 16:46 - Wellsville, PA

3 - Abby Vanderkooi - 16:55 - Fremont, MI 


Boys’ Race - 

1 - John Methner - 15:08 - Mount Prospect, IL (won the IL state meet earlier this fall)

2 - Carter Solomon - 15:16 - Canton, MI

3 - Patrick Anderson - 15:18 - Pittsburgh, PA


USATF National Club XC Championships


Women’s Race - 6K

Top 3 teams -- HOKA Aggie Running Club, Nomad Track Club, BAA

Top 3 Individuals:

1 - Aisling Cuffe - Saucony - 20:07

2 - Katelyn Tuohy - Unattached - 20:11

3 - Cally Macumber - Nomad Track Club - 20:15


Men’s Race - 10K

Top 3 Teams - Tinman Elite, HOKA NJNYTC, HOKA Aggie Running Club

Top 3 Individuals:

1 - Morgan Pearson - 29:54 - Tinman Elite

2 - Aaron Templeton - 30:07 - Tinman Elite

3 - Dillon Maggard - 30:17 - Brooks


Spartan Trail Ultra Championships 

Women’s Race 

1 - Regina Lopez 

2 - Samantha Lewis

3 - Kimber Mattox

Men’s Race - 

1 - Andy Wacker 

2 - Chad Hall

3 - Ben Bruce


Protest At Nike:

Last week almost 400 Nike employees marched in protest of a building on Nike's campus being re-opened still bearing Alberto Salazar's name. Lauren and Henri discuss the implications and possible ramifications of this protest as well as their personal thoughts and feelings about Nike and the current news stories surrounding the company

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