This is Coffee with Larry for Thursday, July 13, 2023.

Coffee with Larry is the daily news podcast from #RunBlogRun, published most days of the week when Larry is at home (#Larrenhalle) or traveling (#planetEarth).

Our topics today:

1. Big 100 meters in Silesia, Poland, on July 16, 2023. Sha’Carri Richardson, Marie Jose Ta Lou, and Sharicka Jackson! Wow!

2. First big meet after the USATF Outdoors.

3. Diamond League meetings are starting up again.

4. The World Champs is August 19-27, 2023, in Budapest, Hungary.

5. The season is truly heating up.

6. Rai Benjamin noted on social media that he had not worked out in 8 weeks. And the guy runs 46.62 for the 400m hurdles! Amazing!

7. Athing Mu focuses on the women’s 800m after a strong 1,500m PB and finishes at the USATF Outdoors. Sinclaire Johnson will make the team now.

8. Sydney McLaughlin will run the 400m flat in Budapest, with no defense of the 400m hurdles, per a story in LA Times with Bobby Kersee.

Watch for Coffee with Larry on Friday, July 14, 2023!