Harrison_KeniSF1a-USAo19.JPGKeni Harrison takes 100m hurdles, 27 July 2019, photo by PhotoRun.net

Kerley-Norman-USAo19.JPGFred Kerley puts the hurt on Mike Norman, 27 July 2019, photo by PhotoRun.net

The third day of the Toyota USATF Championships featured 2 American records and two World Leaderr. Beside the records some really tough races to be in the top three. Special thanks to Mike Deering of the Shoe Addicts on the production and management of the RBR Podasts. The third day was full of excitement, and upsets, as it build to the ultimate day, Day 4 of the Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships.

Akani Simbine.jpgAkani Simbine, photo by Getty Images/ British Athletics

Akani Simbine won the 100m in London in July in his seasonal best of 9.93. In the 200m in 2019, Akani has gone 20.27. His 100m in Birmingham did not satsify his wants. Akani ran 10.15 in 4th in the first heat. In the final, Akani Simbine had the same time, 10.15, but the place was seventh. In this audio, Andy Edwards speaks with the South African, now global star.

Special thanks to Andy Edwards on his interview and Brian Eder (RunBlogRun partner) on the production.

The easy day of running today gives your body a break. Take it, and enjoy the relaxed run.

Fauble_Scott-BostonMar19.jpgScott Fauble took sixth in Boston in 2019, setting a huge PB of 2:09.09, photo by PhotoRun.net

Friday, August 23, 2019: 55 minute park run, relaxed

Konstanze Klosterhalfen.jpgKonstanze Klosterhalfen leads Gabriela DeBues-Stafford in mile, August 18, 2019, photo by Getty Images/ Britrish Athletics

Konstanze Klosterhalfen took the silver medal in the 3000m at the European Indoors last March in Glasgow. She has raced this summer well, and her solo 14: 26.76 (her 4th race at 5000m in 2019). In her first 5000m of 2019, she defeated Jeny Simpson.

Klosterhalfen is being trained at the NIke Oregon Distance Project by Coaches Salazar and Julian. She is a medal contender at 5,000m or 10,000m in Doha.

Klosterholfen set a new German NR of 4:21.11 in Birmingham. Andy Edwards interviewed Konstanze post event. We thank Andy Edwards for the interviews, and Brian Eder for the production.

1168760568.jpgNafissatou Thiam, photo by Getty Images/ British Athletics

1168760583.jpgNafissatou Thiam, photo by Getty Images/ British Athletics

The queen of the heptathlon is Nafissatou Thiam. Nafi Thiam has amazing speed, a high level of fitness, and an incredible desire to compete. In the LJ in Birmingham, Nafi Thiam took the win from Ivana Spanovic, 6.86m to 6.85m, in attempt 3. The 6.86 was the second NR for Thiam of the day.

Andy Edwards interviewed Nafi Thiam post event in Muller GP Birrmringham. Special thanks to Andy Edwards, for the interviews, and Brian Eder, on the production.

Gabriella DeBues-Stafford has been on a role in 2019.

She began her year with a second place in the 5000m in Glasgow (only behind Laura Muir), running 14:57.45 on 4 January 2019. On the 26 January 2019, Gabriela DeBues-Stafford surprised many with a fine 4:24.80 at the NB Indoor GP, taking the victory.

Stafford_Gabrielle-Pre19.jpgGabriela DeBues-Stafford, photo by PhotoRun.net

Now training with Laura Muir, Gabriela DeBues-Stafford has had a super season. On the 30 May, Gabriela DeBues-Stafford, took the lead with less than 400m to go in a fine 5,000m, setting a Canadian NR with a fine 14:51.59 in 4th. A series of fine 1,5000 (SB of 4:00.26), and miles (SB of 4:17.87), Gabriela took second in the mile in Birmingham, with a fine 4:22.47.

Andy Edwards interviewed Gabriela DeBues-Stafford post race. Special thanks to Andy Edwards for interview and Brian Eder for production services.

Omar McLeod of Jamaica (R) and Daniel Roberts of United States (L) .jpgOmar McLeod, photo by Getty Images for British Athletics

Omar McLeod is the Rio 2016 gold medalist and London 2017 gold medalist at 110m hurdles. The 110m hudles is one of the toughest events in athletics. It provides the hurdler ten times to screw up the event in 110 meters. McLeod takes on the top hurdlers in the world all season long. In Birmingham, he won a close one.

Andy Edwards interviewed Omar post race, and we hope you enjoy the audio on this one! Omar McLeod will be dealing with some tough competitors in Doha, Qatar.

Thanks to Andy Edwards on the interviews and Brian Eder on the production issues.

Kamworor_Geoffrey-London17.jpgGeoffrey Kamoworor, photo by PhotoRun.net

Tirop_AgnesFH-Stockholm19.jpgAgnes Tirop, photo by PhotoRun.net

Agnes Tirop and Geoffrey Kamworor took the Kenyan 10,000m titles earlier today. Here's what Justin Lagat had to say about the big day at the Kenyan Trials.

A fartlek workout can do many things for an athlete. The ability to get into extremely high level of fitness. This workout is a tough one, and will get you tired, if done right.

IMG_5330.jpgDo the tough days with your friends, challenge each other, photo by NAZ Elite

Thursday: 70 minute fartlek, 7 x 4 minutes, with 3 minute jog, 10 minute warm up, 11 minutes cooldown

Lewandowski_MarcinFL1-WorInd18.jpgMarcin Lewandowski, photo by PhotoRun.net

Haratyk_Michal-Pre18.jpgMichal Haratyk, photo by PhotoRun.net

Lisek_Piotr1-Lausanne19.jpgPiotr Lisek, photo by PhotoRun.net

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