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This is Coffee with Larry for Wednesday,
January 10, 2024.
Our topics:
1. Thinking of our friend, Mike Fanelli, who passed away late last year, by Peter J. Thompson, https://www.runblogrun.com/…/mike-fanelli-respected-and…
Mike Fanelli, Track and Field Garage, photo by Cayce Clifford, 2022.
2. New Balance Indoor coming up Feb 4, 2024: https://www.runblogrun.com/…/fred-kerley-and-lamecha…
Trayvon Bromell, Noah Lyles, New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Track & Field
Boston Massachusetts, USA
February 3, 2023
World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting, photo by Kevin Morris
3. Miltiadis Tentoglou to compete in Czech Indoor on January 30 (WIT gold), by EME News, https://www.runblogrun.com/…/miltiadis-tentoglou-to…
Miltiadis Tentoglou of Greece in action during the ATHLETICS – MEN’S LONG JUMP FINAL at Olympiastadion during the European Championships 2022 on August 16, 2022, in Munich, Germany. Photo: Daniel Kopatsch / Munich2022
4. Big sprint match-up on Feb. 4, Fred Kerley vs. Noah Lyles, at NB Indoor Grand Prix, https://www.runblogrun.com/…/noah-lyles-against-fred…
5. Across the pond, UK Athletics dealing with financial troubles, by Stuart Weir, https://www.runblogrun.com/…/uk-athletics-accounts-the…
6. A happy athlete is a fast athlete, by Stuart Weir, , https://www.runblogrun.com/…/a-happy-athlete-is-a-fast…
Laura Muir, Zurich DL, photo by Diamond League AG
7. The Olympic Trials standards reset by USATF is clear for men, but rather gray for Men. What about top 3 go, no matter what? It is complicated.
8. Seb Coe said recently that we never have a drug free sport-and he is right. Truth is, we are abt 95 percent effective thanks to AIU, WADA, and USADA.
Seb Coe 2023 end of year, from World Athletics
9. Russia and Belarus need to stay out of the Olympics until they get out of Ukraine and Crimea. No ifs, ands, or Thomas Bachs.
10. European Athletics Champs in Birmingham in 2026 are at risk, due to the need for 2.2 million pounds (about 3 million US), https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/cyj9gk88vd9o
11. Courtney Frerichs speaks with Lets Run about leaving Bowerman and her coaching change to Amy and Alistair Cragg, https://www.letsrun.com/…/qa-courtney-frerichs-opens…/
12. Tiger Woods parts ways with NIKE, after 27 years, what does that mean for the sport marketing world?
13. Wilma Murto clears 4.81m, a Finnish NR and WL in pole vault! https://www.runblogrun.com/…/wilma-murto-clears-4-81…
JUNE 24: Wilma Murto of Finland competes in the Women’s Pole Vault – Div 1 Group A during day five of the European Team Championships 2023 at Silesian Stadium on June 24, 2023 in Silesia, Poland. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images for European Athletics)
14. Josh Kerr Meets the GB athletics writers,
Josh Kerr wins 1,500m photo by Getty Images for British Athletics
15. Thanks again for following #CoffeeWithLarry!
16. Remember to check out Jambar, our new sponsor! www.jambar.com.
17. Special thanks to Brooks Running, who has been with our evolution from #AmericanAthletics in 1989 to RunBlogRun in 2006 and now, in 2023, with RunBlogRun and the RunningNetwork! www.brooksrunning.com.
Brooks Hyperion Elite LD (shoe worn by Josh Kerr)
See you tomorrow for Coffee with Larry!

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